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Caballito's Mar Kayak Tour

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Felt like we were in a movie

We went kayaking with our three young boys (6, 8, and 9) on a spur-of-the-moment afternoon trip... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2018
Hollister, California
Great value, flexible and fun

The guys offer either guided or self guided kayak trips at best rates around. All very friendly... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2018
j c
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Reviewed June 23, 2018

We went kayaking with our three young boys (6, 8, and 9) on a spur-of-the-moment afternoon trip. We had three kayaks--the guide went with the youngest son, and my husband and I each took another boy. We opted for the motorboat to tow the kayaks...More

Thank LadyDukes11
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

The guys offer either guided or self guided kayak trips at best rates around. All very friendly, knowledgeable and keen that you have a good time. Gear is all good, life vests included. If self guided the estuary is a little hard to spot so...More

Thank j c
Reviewed April 9, 2018

I agree with the other reviews that this is a wonderful experience. I also was very glad we chose the 3 km boat ride to the start of the river towing the kayaks behind. At around 7:30 in the morning it was fun to ride...More

Thank MA U
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

We chose the motor boat extra to ride us to the river entrance and it was a great and wise decision. We were then fresh to kayak the beautiful Rio Istiam and enjoy it’s marvelous beauty. Unfortunately we couldn’t see monkeys or caymans but Emerson,...More

Thank JPortela1967
Reviewed March 24, 2018

We did a three hour tour of the river with Caballito. The guides here are incredible. They have great knowledge of the local environment and are helpful finding and indentifying wildlife. Equipment is in good shape and the guides and crew are very polite and...More

Thank Jason W
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I did this tour and were not disappointed! A little difficult to find the place, but we rented a car and were navigating the primitive island roads ourself. I’m sure it’s easier if you take a taxi. Make sure to give yourself...More

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Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

Me and my friend cycled from Santa Cruz to the kayaking. The road was absolutely terrible and the bad bikes didn't help either... Luckely our guide, Dani, made sure we had an excellent trip so my bad mood went away quite quickly. The wetlands are...More

1  Thank Merel B
Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

Went here in May for the Kayaking - it was one of the best things I've done on Ometepe! After paddling on the big lake you reach the small river and it gets quiet. Suddenly you're surrounded by birds, caimans are peeking out of the...More

Thank tuph
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

If you are on Ometepe, definitely take a minute to go out and kayak the wetlands between the two volcanoes. The pavement stops shortly after Santa Cruz and the road is real rough out to Merida. The Caballero Del Mar is the second Kayak outfit...More

Thank kristinrye
Reviewed March 28, 2017

We did a family kayaking trip. The set-up was friendly and safe. The kayaks were fine, perched by the lake - like a windy sea beachfront. We had the kayaks towed by motorboat to the entrance of the Istian estuary. Once there, our paddling was...More

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