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Costa Rica Tropical Adventures

150 Meters SE of Manuel Antonio Soccer Field, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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Thank you Mel and Raul for giving us a great experience and capturing in hilarious photos the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
djjazzytiff
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Northern California
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Adrenaline-Pumping Adventure, Professional Customer Service, Safety-Oriented

We loved our Upper Naranjo (Class 4) river rafting excursion with Costa Rica Tropical Adventures... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
katherynetaylor
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Lubbock, Texas
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We are a small adventure company that offers a more personalized and custom service to our clientele. We offer, rafting, waterfall, hot springs, hiking and off the beaten path types of tours. We will show you the authentic hidden treasures of Costa Rica. Our adventures are appropriate for the whole family and even for those seeking a little extra thrill. We will accommodate you according to your needs.
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Hours Today: 6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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150 Meters SE of Manuel Antonio Soccer Field, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Thank you Mel and Raul for giving us a great experience and capturing in hilarious photos the amount of fun we had. Mel is clearly a very experienced guide who mixed the right amount of safety and thrills.

Thank djjazzytiff
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We loved our Upper Naranjo (Class 4) river rafting excursion with Costa Rica Tropical Adventures. Damian was quick and responsive to my emails, and very detailed oriented in explaining what to expect. My cousin and I were a bit hesitant to try out Class 4...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

MUST DO! #1 excursion of our trip, voted by kids and adults We we had two families with six children ranging from 7-13 and all LOVED the trip! Mel and the guys were very accommodating, professional, and funny! Mel took amazing pictures and was incredibly...More

Thank Tiffany M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are headed to Manuel Antonio or already there and looking for adventure contacting Mel and Damian is an ABSOLUTE MUST! These guys offer top notch custom tours catered to you, your experience level and what you feel like doing. These guys are the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best ways to experience the natural beauty of Costa Rica is by immersing yourself completely in it, and that is exactly what this rafting trip offers. Mel (expert raft captain) and Raul (photographer extraordinaire) gave us an adventure to remember and pictures...More

Thank Blake B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There where seven of us ranging from age 5 to 75 Mel and Damian did a fantastic job ensuring that everyone had an amazing time. We felt secure, appreciated all of their knowledge and abilities and amazing manner. Highly recommend them

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These guys were absolutely amazing! They went above and beyond to make this experience the most enjoyable one yet! Super attentive and lots of energy! I have never white water rafted before and they made me feel like a pro. Highly recommend doing your tours...More

Thank Kendra R
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We did 2 days of rafting with Damian and Mel and it was fantastic! The first day was a classic class 3 rafting experience.. fun for the entire family, including grand parents who were new to white water. The Second day we went on a...More

Thank Jeff D
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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

I can’t say enough about the service and hospitality that we experienced when traveling to Nauyaca waterfalls. From ensuring we saw every beautiful view on the way to helping us get the most fun out of our adventure it was truly a once in a...More

Thank Gwen T
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

We had an amazing experience rafting with Costa Rica Tropical Adventures! We were in Manuel Antonio in late Jan 2018 (sorry this review is a little late!). Damian was the main tour guide, and Raul was the guide in the raft with my fiance and...More

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khofmann0722
March 30, 2018|
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Response from Damian G | Property representative |
Yes we do have a website. We also do Hot Springs and Nauyaca Waterfall tours. It would be our pleasure to take you out on one of our tours!
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Marisacac
January 19, 2018|
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Response from Damian G | Property representative |
The water levels are not down. The rafting on el Chorro is great. Class 3 and 3+. It wouyld be our pleaseure to take you on one of our rafting trips!
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Chelsea Z
May 5, 2017|
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Response from Damian G | Property representative |
Good afternoon, Chelsea, Yes there are hot springs in the Manuel Antonio Quepos area. It takes about 45 min. to get there. We do a tour where we take you there and spend about 2 hours there. The hot springs are tucked... More
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