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Horseback River Tour in Jaco

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    What to Expect
    This eco adventure tour is one of the best ways to view the tropical rainforest in Costa Rica. You will be picked up at your hotel for a short ride to Ocean Ranch Park. You are greeted by professional guides who saddle you up on our well loved and cared for Costa Rican stepping horses. On this roughly 2 hour tour, our horses have been trained to carry our visitors gently through our private river valley, across river beds and along the mountainside to spectacular views of Ocean Ranch Park. The tour arrives at our private 180 ft. waterfall, "El Encanto" (The Enchanted Waterfall). This is one of many stops that will be provided where our guests and horses can both relax and breathe in the sheer beauty of nature. Giant trees, white faced monkeys, toucans, macaws, and beautiful flowers adorn the landscape all the way to the Rancho where you can kick off your shoes and have a slice of pineapple and a cool drink while enjoying the Jurassic Park like setting.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Point: Your hotel in Jaco
    Dates: Daily
    Return point: Returns to original departure point
    Departure Time
    8am to 5pm
    Duration
    1h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Horseback tour Safety instructions Professional bi-lingual guide Hotel pickup and drop-off within Los Suenos, Jaco, Herradura and Playa Hermosa areas for a minimum of 2 people. Pickups and drop-offs for only one person and/or for groups outside of this area please contact us for a transportation quote. Villa Caletas has a $65 additional charge for pick up. Transportation to and from the area of Tarcoles/Punta Leona must be quoted and can be up to a $90 additional cost. Transportation to and from Esterillos Este or Oeste can be quoted and can be up to an additional $60. Please note that tour times and transportation times will be scheduled by Ocean Ranch Park in accordance with availability for your tour date.
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Transportation is complimentary for parties of 2 or more people from the center of Jaco, Herradura or Hermosa Beach areas. Parties of only 1 person or those parties that are outside of the courtesy pick up areas will receive transportation quote upon request.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • You are required to enter a departure time (between 8am to 5pm), please note this is only required as an indication; Use "Special Requirements" field upon checkout to advise information
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed June 17, 2019 via mobile

    Our family of four had a blast! The horses were very well trained. I have zero experience on a horse and had no problems. I was on the fence about the jeans because of the heat but was grateful I wore them. Very well taken...More

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    GregoryJ120, Manager at The Park at Ocean Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2019

    Thanks for your review. We love our horses!! We spoil them a lot because they are so good to our guests. We just added two baby colts. The ranch family continues to grow. Come back soon.

    Reviewed June 10, 2019 via mobile

    It was the best horse back tour I’ve been on! (I’ve only been on two but this experience far outweighed my experience riding horses on a ranch in British Columbia). Julie was super helpful and gave us all free pineapple and iced tea. The horseback...More

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    GregoryJ120, Manager at The Park at Ocean Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2019

    Thanks for visiting us. We are pleased that you had a great time.

    Reviewed April 10, 2019 via mobile

    What a fun ride! “Thunder” was a lovely, calm and gentle horse. Lucy was my guide as we rode through dense forests, across creeks to a beautiful and serene waterfall. Saw a pair of scarlet macaws, monkeys high up in the trees, wild turkeys, a...More

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    GregoryJ120, Manager at The Park at Ocean Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2019

    So glad you enjoyed The Park. Thank your for taking the time to review us online

    Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

    Tour was nice well organized and comfortable, well kept huge property and ranch. Saw some toucans on our way to the falls. The area was dry and not green due to lack of rain fall. The tour ended with a water and drink break we...More

    Thank RuKhan
    GregoryJ120, Manager at The Park at Ocean Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2019

    Thank you for visiting The Park. We are happy to know you enjoyed the experience.

    Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

    The horsebacktour was really nice and peacefull. They take really good care of the horses. The property is really big and te tour to the waterfall was nice. We have seen some birds and a frog. The dog walked the whole tour with us to...More

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    GregoryJ120, Manager at The Park at Ocean Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2019

    Thank you for your comments. We hope to have you back soon!

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    Response from elizabethaE8261TD | Reviewed this property |
    I’m not sure about weight restrictions. There were two pretty big men that rode with my group.
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    • The Park at Ocean Ranch
    • Duration: 1h 30m
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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