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Hacienda Baru

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| 3 Km North of Dominical. We are just 30 minutes from Manuel Antonio and 20 minutes from Uvita, Dominical 11901, Costa Rica
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Great place to see animals

This is a small reserve right off route 34 in Dominical. We decided to do a 3km loop with a guide... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
akonisky
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Boston, Massachusetts
Fun in the Jungle

Spending the morning hiking and zip lining in the rain forest was indeed a memorable experience... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
MIHappyCamper
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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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Hacienda Baru Ecotours offers customers guided tours in the National Wildlife Refuge Hacienda Baru. To discover the nature of the topical forest Hacienda Baru offers different tours such as a fantastic zip-line tour called "The flight of the toucan", a tree climb on a 35 meter high tree, mangrove walk, rainforest experience, nocturnal hike and night in the jungle. Also available are different Birdwatching tours. Seven kilometers of walking trails and three kilometers of pristine beach are here to be explored as well as our orchid garden .
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“zip line” (61 reviews)
“zipline tour” (17 reviews)
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| 3 Km North of Dominical. We are just 30 minutes from Manuel Antonio and 20 minutes from Uvita, Dominical 11901, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a small reserve right off route 34 in Dominical. We decided to do a 3km loop with a guide. We were so glad we paid the $34 (USD) for the guide. He was so informative and really helped us find way more animals...More

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hdabaru, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hacienda Baru, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear akonisky, Thank you for taking the time to write your feedback here on Trip Advisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your hike with our Naturalist Guide. We hope that you can come back in the near future and enjoy more of...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Spending the morning hiking and zip lining in the rain forest was indeed a memorable experience. The guides were very professional and personable, providing historical agricultural background, history of the area and facts about the wildlife... never making us feel like they were tired of...More

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hdabaru, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hacienda Baru, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear MIHappyCamper, Thank you very much for the excellent review and the very nice words! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your Zip Line Tour with our Naturalist Guide. All of our tours at Hacienda Barú have a strong focus on ecology, tropical...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a self guided tour and were able to see plenty of animals. Monkeys, little wild pigs and many birds. From what locals said, the best time of day is early morning and at dusk. They take great care to keep the area nice...More

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hdabaru, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hacienda Baru, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear tmad, Thank you for your review here on Trip Advisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time on our trails. We offer self-guided trails because we have only eight guides and they are so good that they are often booked in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went zip lining at Hacienda Baru and we had a blast! Good value for the price, very friendly guides, well organized and safe! Highly recommended!

Thank Jillian A
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hdabaru, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hacienda Baru, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jillian A, Thank you for your review here on Trip Advisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time on our Zip line tour. Maybe next time you will be able to do the Monkey Challenge! Thank you, Silvia Pereira

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did "Flight of the Toucan" and we loved our guides. Carlos was not only super knowledgeable but also a real jokester. And Rico found us a kinkajou and two sloths! They both made sure we all enjoyed our experience. There is a LOT of...More

Thank Alisa G
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hdabaru, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hacienda Baru, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Alisa G, Thank you for all of your kind words and your review here on Trip Advisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time on our Zip line tour with Carlos and Rigo. I'm sorry to hear that the Flight of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hacienda Baru is a great attraction in the Dominical area of Costa Rica. They offer a number of attractions including a zip line canopy tour and jungle hike, nature trails and lodging. They also have a cafe' for those who just want to sit and...More

Thank Stephen L
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hdabaru, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hacienda Baru, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Stephen L, Thank you for your review here on Trip Advisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time on our Zip line tour and the trails. zip-lining is always a very special experience and we are proud, that we can offer...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the friendliest place in Pura Vida style.... “Sherley” (perfect English) at Zip line Front Desk and the Café folks are very helpful.More

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hdabaru, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hacienda Baru, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear rafos, Thank you for taking the time to write your feedback here on Trip Advisor. We are glad to know the all staff was helpful We hope you will return some day, there are many more trails to hike and birds to see. Pura...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our zipline adventure through the jungle was exciting and educational. Our guide pointed out the many animals in the area as we climbed to the different ziplining stations.More

Thank Michelle Ann S
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hdabaru, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hacienda Baru, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Michelle Ann S , Thank you for taking the time to write your feedback here on Trip Advisor. Happy to know that you had a fun time Zip line with us and that the guides did a good job. zip-lining is always a very...More

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Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

Staying at Hacienda Baru for 12 nights. Great food, great hikes w great birds and wildlife! Love the pool - can even birdwatch from the pool and from breakfast table or even the front porch. Bit rainy this year but when sun shines it is...More

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hdabaru, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hacienda Baru, responded to this reviewResponded December 21, 2017

Dear Lindasogreat Thank you for the excellent review and the very nice words. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and all here in Hacienda Barú. It was an honor and a pleasure having you all here: your family is really...More

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Reviewed December 15, 2017

Went hiking through the nature paths and had a wonderful time with family, friends, and our guide, Freddy. Saw lots of birds, several sloths, beautiful mushrooms and fauna. Jack Ewings' mission to save the natural rain forest of his Hacienda Baru is a great one...More

Thank Jay S
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hdabaru, Owner at Hacienda Baru, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2017

Dear Jay S, Thank you for your review. As you may know Hacienda Barú used to be a cattle ranch. When I first came here in 1972 all of the lowlands had been deforested. In the 70s we managed to stop people from killing the...More

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