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Baru Waterfall Adventure Tours
Ranked #2 of 2 things to do in Baru
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Owner description: Welcome to Baru Waterfall Adventure Tours! . Come explore this magical valley, with its plentiful waterfalls and exotic wildlife that can only be found in the southern region of Costa Rica. It's an adventure of a lifetime that you will never forget! Our world class horseback tour takes you on the ride of your life along winding trails and blue rivers to the amazing Baru Falls. You can experience, explore, and enjoy the primary rainforest in all its splendor. There are beautiful, natural swimming pools, cascading waterfalls, and wildlife around every corner. Spend the day with us, and go on a mystical ride into the heart of the jungle to Costa Rica's most enchanting waterfall.
Reviewed January 23, 2013

This was and is a must do Adventure. Best valve for money. The staff is wonderful and the service is outstanding. The tour starts off with a breakfast that includes hand cut natural fruit and freshly squeezed juice. Make sure you eat the breakfast, you will need the energy. Tour Includes a horse back ride up the mountain, Slide across the river which was way cool, Hike to the Waterfall. Best part is there is no time limit, Enjoy the spectactular views and take penty of pictures. Tour ends with a most enjoyable lunch. I rate this tour 10+

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Reviewed January 22, 2013

First, it was the people... John and Antonio were great guides: fun, knowledgable and attentive. John's wife, Nicole, joined us at Tres Amigos and over breakfast. Her conversation, demeanor and obvious love of the area made us very confident that we had made a good day-trip choice. Jimmy, the Tres Amigos owner, was very hospitable and both breakfast and lunch were simple and simply great.

Then there was the ride... The horses were sure footed and patient. The track down the ridge was not something I'd do in 4x4, but the horses moved along over rocks, through streams, over a swinging bridge with ease. The scenery was varied and magnificent.

Did I mention the Falls? Highest in Costa Rica and best I've ever encountered... even better than on the Napali Coast. Big pool... big rocks... big rush... The guides climbed higher to find diving perches than I would have dared do, even in my youth. Great viewing.

Great day!


Thank JOHNS1944
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Reviewed January 22, 2013

This adventure was my first venture into Costa Rica's jungle and it was an absolutely amazing experience from start to finish. John &Nichole were excellent hosts from the moment I have arrived. Food was delicious and the scenery was truly unforgettable.
I can only describe the waterfall trip as magical. It had it all...The hike through the rain forest, exciting river crossing .. It really is a paradise on Earth.
Thank you Baru Waterfall Adventure Tours. I can't wait to return.

Thank Hanni B
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Reviewed January 16, 2013

The experience from the moment we arrived, until the moment we waived goodbye was AWESOME! Breakfast was the perfect way to start the day, and ensured we had the energy to enjoy the day! The horses took us down the valley at a nice pace so that we could take in the views - WOW what views of the valley!!!!! The tour was mainly about going to the Baru Waterfall - however the horseback ride to the Waterfall and Gondola crossing made the day a truly memorable one. We had a mixture of experienced and very beginner riders - and the guides were so helpful and made everyone feel 100% comfortable. I highly recommend the tour.

Thank Brad F
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Reviewed January 15, 2013

We would give this 10 stars if we could! We were a group of 2 families, with six kids ages 3-10. John & Antonio were excellent from the moment we arrived at Tres Amigos restaurant. Breakfast was delicious, horses were ready & waiting- the staff was more than accommodating. Each horse was a perfect match for the rider and the staff was very clear in their instructions on how to handle the horses. Our 3 and 5 years olds rode with their mommies, but the 6 year old in the group was able to handle his horse on his own with ease. It is an AWESOME trail to the waterfall! Swimming at the waterfall was amazing and John & Antonio were the perfect leaders. The ride back was great and a delicious lunch was awaiting us when we arrived back home. The people running this operation are so great- we decided to spend the entire rest of the day and early evening hanging out at the restaurant & bar while our kids played football out front. Great company, great service, great ride! Definitely the highlight of our two weeks in Costa Rica!

Thank Kate G
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