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Nauyaca Waterfalls

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The most beautiful falls in CR

We went there as a family trip. The visit to the falls was the main reason to be in the area. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sandra R
via mobile
Steep walk, but worth it!

The hike to the waterfalls is not particularly long, but it does get steep & tiring at points, but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“parking lot”(41 reviews)
“truck ride”(22 reviews)
“tough hike”(9 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
243 | Desde San Isidro de Pérez Zeledón, viaje 26 Km por la carretera hacia Playa Dominical., Dominical, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there as a family trip. The visit to the falls was the main reason to be in the area. We wanted to do the walk but got scared about the reviews. I think we could do it by walking but of course is...More

Thank Sandra R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hike to the waterfalls is not particularly long, but it does get steep & tiring at points, but once you get to the waterfalls themselves, all the effort becomes more than worth it! They're gorgeous, and a refreshing dip in the pools is particularly...More

Thank KendalL62
Reviewed 1 week ago

We opted to take the truck ride up to the waterfall instead of horseback or hiking and were very glad we did!! Though very bumpy, I don't think we would have made it otherwise (we're older) and felt sorry for the people who arrived after...More

1  Thank Kate R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take the truck to the top! Well worth it imo, the trail is steep, & can be muddy & hot...all things that tend to take away from experiences....the truck ride eliminates all that so you can just enjoy the beautiful scenery up the hill and...More

1  Thank tc3375 .
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the truck ride there. Takes about 25 minutes in an open air truck with seating on both sides. The views just getting there over the valleys and the mountains beyond we're spectacular. Even saw deer and other local animals on the truck ride....More

Thank Mikew1115
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our son made the hike up to the waterfalls and suggest we take the truck. That was the best $28.00 per person that I have ever spent. We had a blast riding in the back of the truck and got to the falls refreshed and...More

Thank JACK D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful waterfalls I have ever seen. Looks like a scene out of a fairy tale. We chose to hike it, and there are two ways to hike. The first is to hike from the main road which is about 12 km,...More

Thank LHLevy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we went on the 4x4 midcost trip so avoided having to walk for over an hour or to ride horses which 2 of the 3 of us don't enjoy. the views when at the waterfalls are spectacular and the swimming great fun (fast flowing cold...More

Thank Rufus B
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

The falls are fantastic. Horseback riding through the jungle was a great way to see the landscape and the staff was great and patient! Definitely a must

Thank Mark S
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Tha falls are amazing! We parked down the hill ( it’s worth the price!) and hiked to the falls. It can be muddy so be prepared. The falls are beautiful and if there is a guide there, he will help you climb up a rope...More

Thank Ginger0110
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September 20, 2018|
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Response from lesshaze | Reviewed this property |
This isn't a park. It is private property. I wasn't there but from what locals say it was a fall. First accident in many years at this waterfalls and there are people there every day. It is always so tragic when someone... More
Ashley H
September 2, 2018|
Response from Rufus B | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry but I really don't know - check out their website or email or ring ahead I would suggest. I doubt you can take it if you want to do the riding trip but if walking or going on the 4x4 it may be possible...
Katie C
June 1, 2018|
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Response from Nancy C | Reviewed this property |
I did not go in on horseback, but my understanding is that there is only one. It is located at the entrance to the area by the falls. You need to make reservations at least 1 day in advance. There is a building on the... More