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Scott's Walking Tours

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Very personal off the beaten path tours.You don't have to look like a tourist. Get to explore the areas the locals enjoy and be free to go with the flow. Food markets, historic buildings, Train stations and just overall interesting spots. Allow me...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 8305 1607
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

Scott was recommended to me via the hosts of a bed-and-breakfast in Grecia. Scheduling the appointment was really easy and I am glad that I received a private tour with Scott. We visited a beautiful cemetery by the place I stayed in San Jose. I...More

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Reviewed August 3, 2017

We enjoyed our time with Scott - he was very flexible with timing and locations of our tour. We had requested the Phoneography tour, so Scott took us to some places that he liked to photograph. We definitely saw parts of San Jose that we...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2017

Scott is very easy to get along with, going on a tour with him is kind of like asking a distant family member or friend to show you around. He's a vastly experienced artist, having worked in France, Italy, the States and now Costa Rica...More

Thank TrekandRun
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

I had an amazing time with Scott. This was my third time in San Jose and I was eager for an off-the-beaten path look at the city. Not only did Scott deliver (and then some!), his passion and love for the city was contagious. Between...More

Thank Ben R
Scott W, Owner at Scott's Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2017

Thanks for the GREAT review Ben. Looks like the rest of your trip has been an adventure!!!

Reviewed June 3, 2017

Living here on the beach in Costa Rica, I always assumed there was never much to see in the city San Jose. After Scott's tour of the inner city, I happily stand corrected. If you want to real experience Central American Latin culture, a guided...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2017

I had a great morning with Scott. We wandered through various Barrios for a few hours, stopping regularly for drinks, food and photos. It was a great insight into parts of the city off the tourist trail. Scott was also very easy to get along...More

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Scott W, Owner at Scott's Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2017

Thanks so much for the review!! Hope all is well!

Reviewed May 27, 2017

I had a great time with Scott walking the streets of San Jose and being shown the sights and looking at the various neighborhoods with insights to the history and the people in each. He made me aware of things that I otherwise would have...More

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Scott W, Owner at Scott's Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2017

Thanks for the review Marc!!! Hope to see you again SOON

Reviewed May 22, 2017

I was happy with the small group and felt very free to ask Scott questions as we went long. I was pleasantly surprised with some of the hidden treasures of San Jose. Also the areas less touristy for good food and shops. I will do...More

Thank catalinafont
Reviewed May 3, 2017

I had a great experience with Walking Tours ™ seeing things in San José I missed on my own. Through the tour, I was all the time in a good mood feeling those unique moments. Now, I can appreciate the energy and the diversity of...More

Thank zcaraniek
Reviewed May 3, 2017

Whether you're a photographer looking for outstanding urban images, or a visitor who wants to explore a greatly underestimated city, this tour is for you. Scott knows the best spots; unique perspectives; interesting angles, and the best shots of a city that needs to be...More

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April 11, 2018|
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Response from ScottKWimer | Property representative |
Hi! Definately afternoon tours are great and can run into the dark if you like. It gets dark by 6:00. Tours usually run 2-3 hours.
July 10, 2017|
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Response from ScottKWimer | Property representative |
Hi...usually a couple hours. $25 per person . $35 if you are alone. We can meet downtown near nacional theater
April 11, 2017|
Response from Scott W | Property representative |
Hi, I can create a walk that can fit your interests. We can walk through various neighborhoods and go with the flow. Stopping to rest or shop is not a problem. I suggest museums you can do on your own. But I can surely get... More