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Adventure Tours
6+ hours
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Adventure Tours
6+ hours
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$89.00
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Adventure Tours
6+ hours
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$135.00
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Shore Excursions
4–5 hours
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$90.00
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Bus Tours
2–3 hours
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$43.00
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6+ hours
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$125.00
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Adventure Tours
6+ hours
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$200.00
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Sunset Cruises
4 hours
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$95.00
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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$169.00
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Adventure Tours
3 hours
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$95.00
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Walking Tours
3 hours
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$32.00
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Full-day Tours
6+ hours
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$160.00
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Full-day Tours
12–18 hours
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$105.00
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Private and Luxury
1–2 hours
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$35.00
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4 hours
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$109.00
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Walking Tours
2–3 hours
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$79.67
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Full-day Tours
6+ hours
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$161.00
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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$230.00
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Sailing
4–5 hours
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$100.00
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Private and Luxury
2 hours
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$30.00
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Parks
2–3 hours
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$55.00
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Bus Tours
1–3 hours
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$45.36
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Full-day Tours
4–5 hours
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$137.69
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  • Solange W
    Denver, CO14 contributions
    Take this tour! Do it no matter if you have one day or a gazillion days in Costa Rica! It was my most favorite tour /excursion that we took. Erica was so knowledgeable about everything we did. She kept it fun and engaging for everyone from Grandma to Grandkid. She knows all the places to look for wildlife and took time to make sure each person could see and get pictures. We got to see snakes, sloths, birds, spiders and bats. She was great with my adventurous six year old and made sure to show him all the fun stuff. I would do this tour again! The lunch was great too and a good fuel up in between activities. I am terrified of heights but made it across all the bridges. Even got brave enough to look out and see the beauty above the trees. The volcano is some hiking but not strenuous. Make sure you bring shoes that you can hike in and get wet. You are allow to bring things and leave them in the van.
    Written February 7, 2023
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  • Lindsay A
    1 contribution
    The tour is such a good deal, honestly probably underpriced for everything that is included. Transportation, the volcano, rainforest, waterfalls, hot springs, lunch, and drinks. It is a FULL day so just know you’re committing to over 10 hours of activities. Definitely take your hiking boots!!! LOTS of hiking and stair climbing. I would recommend a spare change of clothes, rain gear, and definitely your bathing suit. Well worth the money. Do it!
    Written February 8, 2023
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  • byrne2007
    Enniskillen, UK258 contributions
    My husband and I had a lovely day out with Hector. We visited 2 national parks, one on the pacific side and one on the caribbean side so we got to experience 2 different weather patterns. We had a 12 hour day with plenty of stops including breakfast and lunch. The sloth sanctury was very good, we got to see a toucan, other colourful birds including baby humming birds, frogs and sloths. It was very rushed as the guide was counting down (I think he was given 20 mins per group) so it wouldve been better to have more time and lunch there, maybe on a viewing platform? Something to consider as they are a new company. The other thing I would mention is the bus was a little cramped. Other than those small points we had a good time and its a good way to see Costa Ricas natural beautiful landscapes and animals
    Written February 8, 2023
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  • Mike S
    Columbus, OH19 contributions
    Worth the money to have a guide. Saw much more. Great experience. Get your ticket online ahead of time and try to get a morning time. No tickets to be bought at the gate during dry season.
    Written February 6, 2023
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  • QC
    1 contribution
    It was so amazing. Everyone had great innerG. From the beginning, getting picked up from the designated area, to getting the run down on the excursions, to actually being there. I went with 3 other friends and it was really nice. The team really helped us feel safe and they took really nice pictures/videos of us! There is a lot of walking and it gets really wet, be prepared. The supplies didn’t cost much.
    Written February 7, 2023
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  • Kelly C
    1 contribution
    Great tour guides, super fun experience, and the food was great! Highly recommend this company for ziplining and the super long tandem line was so fun!
    Written February 8, 2023
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  • Cruiser730306
    County Dublin, Ireland2 contributions
    This was nice as a young, solo female traveler. Definitely a booze cruise with drinks included and loud music. Other boats seemed to have a more crowded boat with large groups of middle aged to elderly people. My boat had 15 people max and everyone was pretty young. We were welcomed with a drink after boarding a dingy from the beach to get to the boat on the water. It’s a little confusing because lots of boats are leaving at the same time from the same spot, but they have a list and so no one is going to get left behind. The crew was really nice and on the way out to the island, we saw whales!! All the boats go to a private island where you have time to swim and explore it. The lunch they served was really good. The only thing I would’ve done differently is stayed on the boat longer for about 30 minutes more watching the sky change colors instead of disembarking immediately after the sun went down. I also would’ve liked when the whales were spotted, for the music to be turned down and the staff to have made an announcement otherwise I would’ve missed it if I didn’t hear my fellow passengers say something and that’s the best part. The boat is smaller than some of the other catamarans but I preferred that to being really crowded on a bigger boat. Glad I booked this!
    Written February 1, 2023
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  • Jennifer S
    New Brunswick, Canada1 contribution
    We had a great time! Very informative, learned lots. Tried different kinds of coffee and chocolate. Our guide, Dennis, was fabulous!!
    Written February 7, 2023
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  • Daniel A
    Sonora, CA5 contributions
    This was great! We are a family of 6 w/ kids ages 12, 10, 8 and 5. All of them were able to participate and had a blast. They all said "best day ever!" Sergio and Joseph were great guides, especially helping our youngest have confidence to do the zip lines. It was more than we were expecting! We highly recommend it:) There were two guides for just our family which made it personal and I think helped the kids out.
    Written February 8, 2023
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  • Explorer788607
    5 contributions
    Geno was the best guide we could ask for. He showed immense enthusiasm for the animals, plants, and culture of Costa Rica. He was very attentive to our family and ensures our 70 year old mother was comfortable with the pace of walking. We saw the different kinds of monkeys, the largest bird in South America, an ant eater, and many different birds. The waterfall and hot springs were amazing and I would recommend this tour to anyone!

    Ask for Geno! You won't find a better guide!
    Written January 26, 2023
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  • Julio L
    13 contributions
    Tour was great, guide was very knowledgeable and patient. Transportation was comfortable and snacks provided were great. Mistico was crowded so go early in the morning.
    Written February 8, 2023
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  • MinneapolisPaws
    Minneapolis, MN11 contributions
    We love a good booze cruise, and Sunset Sails brings the rum! But it’s the food that keeps us coming back. You’ll get a heaping plate of beans and rice with delicious, freshly caught Mahi. They do a great job with the food. The slide is fun. Snorkeling in Costa Rica isn’t a destination like Belize, so don’t expect a lot of fish. Except on your plate! And sunset with a fun soundtrack of laughter, and Neil Diamond isn’t too shabby either. 😊
    Written February 7, 2023
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  • Angel G
    1 contribution
    Alex was very informative! He spoke fluent English and Spanish which made him very personable and inclusive. He has an eye for detail and made several stops for pictures with animals. Alex even took the time to take individual pictures of the members from our group. The zip lining and repelling tour that included the native activity was also very informative and engaging. Overall, the day was a great experience and I made a lot of new connections.
    Written February 8, 2023
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  • oCorinna
    Orlando, FL17 contributions
    Very fun atv ride up to a beautiful waterfall. Good pace, beautiful views, fun diverse terrain and a great guide. Highly recommend
    Written February 6, 2023
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  • NorthStar493547
    2 contributions
    Ernesto was a fantastic leader. First of all he was extremely knowledgeable about the foods and culture. He shared several types of fruit, as well as, empanadas, tamales, and ice cream. It was very informative and a great way to start off our stay in CR.
    Written February 8, 2023
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