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Kayak to the Heart of the National Park

Kayak to the Heart of the National Park

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Get off the beaten path in Tamarindo on a kayak tour to Las Baulas National Marine Park. Latin America's largest mangrove estuary is only accessible by water, so you're sure to escape the crowds. No kayaking experience is necessary, as a nature guide shows you the basics and leads you on a peaceful paddle and hike to spot native Costa Rican wildlife like howler monkeys, iguanas, and exotic birds.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Sailing Tour on catamaran Playtide Charters Tamarindo CR All inclusive

Private Sailing Tour on catamaran Playtide Charters Tamarindo CR All inclusive

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Climb aboard a 38-foot (11.6-meter) boat for a private Pacific Ocean boat tour from Tamarindo. This tour will include a mix of beach time and ocean time, with plenty of time for swimming, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, and snorkeling throughout the tour. Lunch and snacks will also be provided, and there will be an open bar on board so you can drink to your heart's content.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Sunset Sailing Tour on Ti Marouba catamaran Tamarindo

Sunset Sailing Tour on Ti Marouba catamaran Tamarindo

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Set sail from Tamarindo in time to catch the sunset on this afternoon sailing tour. Snack and grab a drink from the open bar while admiring views of the Guanacaste coast, or go for an adventure using included kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, and snorkel equipment. As a bonus, this eco-conscious boat is low emission and serves all of its food and beverages in reusable materials—no single-use plastic on board.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD90.00
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Mangrove Kayak

Mangrove Kayak

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Enjoy an easy introduction to kayaking and the tropical riches of the River Ora on this tour from Playa Samana and Carillo. With coaching and equipment included, there’s minimal effort on your part and you’ll paddle the quiet waters behind a guide. Spot monkeys, birds, and other species; glide by lush mangroves, and stop for snacks; all as your guide points out sights and shares information on the river’s ecosystem.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Snorkeling and Sunset Cruises
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Snorkeling and Sunset Cruises

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We have the best crew in Coco, they will be there helping you have the best time of your lives. They know where the fish are!
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  • 4 hours
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Rio Celeste Hiking, Sloth Sanctuary & Llanos de Cortes Waterfall Tour
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Rio Celeste Hiking, Sloth Sanctuary & Llanos de Cortes Waterfall Tour

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Get an up-close look at Costa Rica's hidden natural wonders on this Rio Celeste and Llanos de Cortes waterfall tour. Follow an expert local guide through breathtaking scenery, rugged trails, and truly beautiful attractions. This is the perfect way to explore outside the city and see what makes Costa Rica a top attraction for nature lovers.
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  • 12 hours
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BEST ATV Tour Mountain & Beach From Tamarindo -Flamingo Beach

BEST ATV Tour Mountain & Beach From Tamarindo -Flamingo Beach

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Explore Tamarindo’s beaches and dry forest on an off-road ATV tour with river crossings, mountain views, and stunning tropical scenery. Learn to maneuver your vehicle, then follow your guide along a rugged circuit. Take in the sights and sounds of the Costa Rican forest and watch for birds and monkeys as you steer beneath coastal trees. Upgrade your tour to include other activities such as snorkeling, driving a UTV, ziplining, or even exploring other areas by ATV.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full Day Nicaragua Tour from Costa Rica

Full Day Nicaragua Tour from Costa Rica

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Grab your passport and head over the border for a whistle-stop tour of Nicaragua’s best bits from Costa Rica. Take in the views from Catarina Volcano, haggle over handicrafts at the Masaya Artisan Market and visit the active Masaya Volcano. After a delicious lunch of typical Nicaraguan cuisine, explore the colonial town of Granada, where you can marvel over the historic architecture and admire views of Mombacho Volcano. Finally, set sail across Lake Nicaragua for a 1-hour sunset cruise, stopping to meet the friendly monkeys of Monkey Island along the way.
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  • 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD230.00
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Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs Day Trip from Guanacaste

Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs Day Trip from Guanacaste

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Experience the thrill of hiking near one of the most active volcanoes in the Western Hemisphere! On this full-day trip from Guanacaste, get an up-close view of Costa Rica's famous Arenal Volcano and the surrounding tropical landscape. Rejuvenate with a dip in volcanic hot springs and enjoy stellar evening views of the volcano and emerging stars. Round-trip hotel transport from Guanacaste included.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Catamaran Sailing & Snorkeling from Playa Hermosa

Catamaran Sailing & Snorkeling from Playa Hermosa

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Explore the sandy beaches, secluded bays, and jungle-clad shorelines around Playa Hermosa on this afternoon catamaran cruise. Admire the views as you sail along the coast, look out for dolphins and whales, and stop to swim and snorkel in a picturesque bay. While onboard, enjoy a tasty BBQ chicken lunch, grab yourself a drink from the open bar, and watch the sunset as you cruise back to shore.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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Surf Lessons in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Surf Lessons in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

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Experience Tamarindo’s perfect breaks with a 2-hour surf lesson at a legendary beachside shop. Get in the water for the first time and practice paddling, popping up and riding in a forgiving beach break. More experienced surfers can hone their skills by surfing alongside an expert instructor, learning to read the breaking surf while improving technique and form. Riders of all skill levels can soak up the sun on the Pacific Coast and enjoy the security of an experienced surf school that places the emphasis on safety and fun. 
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Diamante Adventure Park - Ocean View Zip Line
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Diamante Adventure Park - Ocean View Zip Line

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Experience Costa Rica’s longest ocean view dual zipline with admission to Diamante Eco Adventure Park, where you can ride side by side with family and friends. Your experience includes access to the 4,461-foot (1,360-meter) zipline, as well as a Tarzan swing, ‘Quick Jump’ free fall, and a hanging bridge that dangles over crocodile-infested waters.
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  • 2 hours
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Skip the Line: Diamante Eco Adventure Park: Animal Sanctuary Discovery Ticket

Skip the Line: Diamante Eco Adventure Park: Animal Sanctuary Discovery Ticket

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Explore one of the world’s most diverse collections of species gathered in one place with a visit to the animal sanctuary at Diamante Eco Adventure Park in Guanacaste. From adorable three-toed sloths to scaly reptiles and sleek jungle cats, see an amazing array of animals rescued by the Costa Rican Ministry of Wildlife, and learn about the park’s conservation projects. The naturally designed habitats include hummingbird gardens and a large butterfly observatory teeming with jewel-toned beauties.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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Super Combo Adventure: Zipline Tour, Horseback Riding and Hot Springs

Super Combo Adventure: Zipline Tour, Horseback Riding and Hot Springs

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Adventure seekers and spa mavens alike will enjoy this full-day tour to Vida Aventura Nature Park, nestled in the scenic mountains of Guanacaste. Fly through the treetops on a series of ziplines, and then return to solid ground for a horseback ride complete with stunning vistas of two active volcanoes. Unwind after your adventure with a mineral-rich mud bath, followed by a refreshing rinse in a natural hot spring. Your tour includes a traditional Costa Rican lunch.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD120.00
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Sunset Or Morning Sailing Experience (Cocktails, Food, Snorkel, Kayaks)

Sunset Or Morning Sailing Experience (Cocktails, Food, Snorkel, Kayaks)

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Explore more of the Costa Rican coastline than you could alone on this all-inclusive sunset cruise, complete with open bar and complimentary lunch. Admire the ocean from above and below, with time to snorkel among sea turtles, dolphins, and manta rays in a hidden bay away from large tour groups. Alternatively, take the opportunity to paddle board, swim, or kayak before sailing back to land while the sun sets.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD135.00
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Ocean Kayak and Snorkeling to Chora Island

Ocean Kayak and Snorkeling to Chora Island

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Swap humans for wildlife on a half-day tour to Chora Island. Traveling by kayak allows you to reach parts of the coastline that are usually inaccessible, while exploring with a guide increases your chances of spotting marine life and land creatures twofold. Plus, this tour’s short duration makes it ideal for time-pressed travelers.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD48.00
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Kayak and Snorkelling trip to Capitan Island; part of Las Baulas National Park

Kayak and Snorkelling trip to Capitan Island; part of Las Baulas National Park

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Paddle out to Capitan Island in Las Baulas National Marine Park on a kayak with this tour from Tamarindo Beach. Once on the island, you'll have plenty of time to explore the varied landscapes, see marine life in tidepools, and spend time swimming and snorkeling in crystalline waters before paddling back to Tamarindo.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD56.42
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Kayak Through the Mangroves

Kayak Through the Mangroves

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A great way to connect to nature with a peaceful tour through the mangroves on a single or double kayak or on a stand-up paddle board. Take this tour at sunrise or at sunset (depending on the tides) accompanied by a local, experienced guide with a stop at a secluded black sand beach for refreshments. *Minimum of 2 passengers needed to operate at this rate. Single supplement applies if booking as a solo traveler or reach out and we can attempt to match you up with an existing group.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD90.00
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Wildlife and Mangrove Kayaking Tour Río Ora

Wildlife and Mangrove Kayaking Tour Río Ora

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Explore the waters and mangroves in the Samara Beach area on this guided kayaking tour. Paddle along the Ora River through mangrove tunnels, heading toward Camaronal Beach. Be on the lookout for native birds along the way. At the beach, enjoy refreshments including juices and beer while you learn more about the area's ecosystem.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD59.00
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Tamarindo Stand Up Paddleboarding with Snorkeling at Captain Island

Tamarindo Stand Up Paddleboarding with Snorkeling at Captain Island

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Skip the boat tours and make your own way to a Tamarindo snorkeling spot on this guided stand-up paddleboard tour on Tamarindo Bay. No experience is necessary to enjoy this trip—all instruction and equipment is included to ensure success. Once you reach Captain Island, slip on your snorkel gear and enjoy free time looking for wildlife like fish, stingrays, and octopi before paddling back to Tamarindo.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Tamarindo Kayak Estuary Mangrove Tour
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Tamarindo Kayak Estuary Mangrove Tour

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Fun, peaceful, and close to nature, kayaking through the mangrove forests outside of Tamarindo is a great way to get away from the beach and enjoy another side of the area’s famous wilderness. Follow a guide through the winding estuaries, stopping to admire crocodiles, monkeys, and other wildlife along the way. Then, get out and take a guided nature walk through the forest for even more chances to learn about Tamarindo wildlife.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD65.00
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Tamarindo Kayaking Tour with Snorkeling at Captain Island
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Tamarindo Kayaking Tour with Snorkeling at Captain Island

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Kayak over to Isla Capitan to reach an excellent snorkeling spot on this half-day tour from Playa Tamarindo. Start with a brief kayak lesson, then set off with your guide for the paddle to Captain Island. There you can go snorkeling where you might spot marine life such as colorful fish, stingrays, and octopus. Choose to ride in a single or double kayak with use of snorkeling gear included.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Full-Day Canyon Adventure Tour From Tamarindo Beach

Full-Day Canyon Adventure Tour From Tamarindo Beach

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Swing, ride, and paddle your way through Rincon de la Vieja’s volcanic foothills on a full-day trip from Tamarindo that combines four adventurous activities. Grab a harness to explore the treetops on a canopy tour, then cool off in the Río Colorado while navigating white water in a raft or inner tube. Visit a nearby ranch for a traditional Costa Rican lunch, ride a horse through a distinctive dry tropical forest, and finish your day with a soak in volcanic mud and steaming hot springs.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD155.00
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Morning Catamaran in Playa Flamingo min of 6 adults

Morning Catamaran in Playa Flamingo min of 6 adults

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Lazy Lizard is the original catamaran company in Flamingo and Tamarindo area, with over 20 years experience creating unforgettable memories for all our travelers. Our catamaran tour starts at the Flamingo Marina where our professional, friendly and experienced crew welcome you aboard. Breath in the refreshing Pacific Ocean breeze while being served refreshing drinks by our attentive crew. You will be sailing along the golden coast of Costa Rica where you have the opportunity to see the vast marine life the area has to offer (dolphins, whales, Manta Rays and more). The captain will take you to a crystal water point where you can play in the water, snorkel with a guide or individually to explore the reef, kayak or relax onboard the boat. After, we will restore your energy with a delicious tropical midday meal (gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options are available).
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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What people are saying about Kayaking Tours in Guanacaste and Northwest

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Kayak to the Heart of the National Park
"Luis may seem a bit rough around the edges at first but he is knowledgeable and truly cares about the estuary. We are booking another tour with him later this week (turtle watching)."..."
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Sunset Sailing Tour on Ti Marouba catamaran Tamarindo
"The crew was really friendly and attentive. They went above and beyond to make sure the fulfill and music request and make sure we were having a good experience"..."
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Mangrove Kayak
"We had an amazing tour! Christopher was our guide and he was fabulous. We were able to see multiple birds and heard the howler monkeys. He was very knowledgeable on all things mangrove and was super easy to talk with. We also had to rearrange our schedule due to an injury and the company was amazing in working with us. Would highly recommend"..."
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Rio Celeste Hiking, Sloth Sanctuary & Llanos de Cortes Waterfall Tour
"Excellent experience. 2 hour drive to the park each way, friendly people, the waterfalls were beautiful, lunch was towards end of day and delicious. We saw monkeys, sloths (up high in trees), tropical birds. Definitely bring what is asked. Recommended!"..."
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BEST ATV Tour Mountain & Beach From Tamarindo -Flamingo Beach
"Carlos was the highlight. Knowledgeable and personable. Scenery was fantastic! Felt safe and had a great time."..."
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Full Day Nicaragua Tour from Costa Rica
"The sites and experience were wonderful! The volcanoes, the lake, Granada, and local food were all fantastic. It was a very long day (16 hours pick up to drop off) and we were tired after, but it was worth it."..."
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Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs Day Trip from Guanacaste
"Highly recommend!!! Our tour guy was extremely knowledgeable and even stopped on the side of the road when he saw some monkeys so we could see them and take pictures. We had the most beautiful view of the volcano, had a nice walk in the rain forest and the hot springs were the best way to end the day."..."
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Catamaran Sailing & Snorkeling from Playa Hermosa
"This is a very large boat. They wait on you hand and foot and make sure you always have a drink on your hand offering many choices. The food was delicious and everything was awesome"..."
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Surf Lessons in Tamarindo, Costa Rica
"AMAZING experience!! we did a private lesson for our girls (8 yrs. & 11 yrs.) and it was worth every penny. I highly recommend this surf lesson."..."
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Diamante Adventure Park - Ocean View Zip Line
"Zipline experience was awesome! Great views of the ocean and RIU resort. Long runs, but I always felt safe. Even the Superman ride was not so scary. On a scale of 1-10 (hi), I give the experience a 3 or 4. Very safe. Everyone was very friendly."..."
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Skip the Line: Diamante Eco Adventure Park: Animal Sanctuary Discovery Ticket
"My daughter's and I visited this sanctuary last week and absolutely loved it. The staff was very friendly the animals will well care for it and it was one of the most beautiful sanctuaries I've ever been to"..."
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Super Combo Adventure: Zipline Tour, Horseback Riding and Hot Springs
"Had an amazing time! The horseback riding experience was the best we have ever had. The zip lining was great. And the lunch they served us was most delicious. Jason and Lester were just great. Hot springs were the perfect way to relax after all the activities. Overall great day, highly recomnend it😊👍"..."
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Sunset Or Morning Sailing Experience (Cocktails, Food, Snorkel, Kayaks)
"We had an AMAZING time on this sail! The whole crew was so nice and accommodating to anything we needed. The actual sailing was so fun too! We saw whales, went snorkeling to see some really cool fish, had an amazing lunch and finished off with an amazing sunset. Definitely recommend doing this!"..."
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Ocean Kayak and Snorkeling to Chora Island
"Luis was a great guide! He was so friendly and knowledgeable. Kayaking and snorkeling in the ocean was amazing, overall fantastic experience!"..."
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Kayak and Snorkelling trip to Capitan Island; part of Las Baulas National Park
"Luis was great and very knowledgeable about the island. We learned so much about the aquatic life and history and would definitely recommend this tour to visitors"..."
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Wildlife and Mangrove Kayaking Tour Río Ora
"Due to summer season on some points there was not a lot water so we had to walk through the water at some points. But it was great, the guide had a lot to tell about wildlife and the birds in this area. Very nice Kayak tour!"..."
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Tamarindo Stand Up Paddleboarding with Snorkeling at Captain Island
"Trip was awesome start to finish- The winds challenged us considerably, but Reinaldo and several friendly local guys on boat came to help my family have fun/safely. Captain island was awesome, with abundant wildlife everywhere! Reinaldo again went above and beyond to make sure we understood what each and every critter was."..."
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Tamarindo Kayaking Tour with Snorkeling at Captain Island
"It was a great experience. The kayaks were in great condition and the team was awesome about helping us in and out of the water. There were a good variety of fish and a starfish to see while snorkeling. It was a lovely and more affordable way to spend the morning!"..."
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