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Thumbs Up Tours

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Punta Arenas 5500, Costa Rica
+1 877-826-4668
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Perfect day

We were met by our guide and driver as we left the port. We had taken the 10 in 1 tour. Everything... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Boca Raton, Florida
Punta Arenas tour

We had a great tour that we booked with 7 other people from our ship. The van was spacious and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carol M
Richmond, Canada
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Thumbs Up Tours is a Costa Rican-owned and operated local tour operator specializing in shore excursions, multi day tours and operate tours to all areas of our country. We pride ourselves on our top-tier customer service and transparency with our clients. The founder and owner, Andrew Venegas, grew up in the United States and returned to his native Costa Rica as an adult. This background gives him a fuller understanding of our clients and motivates him to continuously evolve Thumbs Up Tours in order to fulfill and exceed expectations. We only use vehicles with 5 star international safety standards and employ guides with excellent language skills who strive to provide the best nature tours and cultural experiences possible.
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“cruise ship” (29 reviews)
“costa rica” (77 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Punta Arenas 5500, Costa Rica
+1 877-826-4668

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were met by our guide and driver as we left the port. We had taken the 10 in 1 tour. Everything was executed perfectly. The monkey viewing, macaws, view of the rainforest, walk through city tour and more. Carlos our guide was very knowledgeable...More

Thank drphil2
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great tour that we booked with 7 other people from our ship. The van was spacious and comfortable and our driver Marco was knowledgable and friendly. Macaws, monkeys, alligators and a traditional Costa Rican lunch. A great day off our ship!

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We were 2 60+ women off of a Princess cruise ship for 1 day in Puntarenas, Costa Rica. I had booked in advance with Thumbs Up Tours, who met us on the pier with a driver and an SUV. Our first stop was a small...More

Thank sharon1952
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We were impressed with the Thumbs-up Tour. We found it better than the information given on the internet. The Driver & tour guide did an excellent job on presenting Costa Rica to all of us. The tour was excellent, Visited lots of monkeys & alligators...More

Thank davidky6871
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We booked a tour with Thumbs Up Tours and were definitely happy we did. We arrived by cruise ship, and having only one day, we needed to maximize our time. Thumbs Up planned a fabulous day. Easy to communicate with, great tour guides, and lots...More

Thank Hugh G
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

It has been a few months since we visited but we have wonderful memories of our visit. We had very experienced, friendly English speaking tour guides. Country is lush and beautiful. Buses and boats were in excellent condition. We visited a great variety of sites...More

Thank mareth1
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We were stopping in Costa Rica just the one day on a cruise, I organised the tour via email, very helpful and kept me informed. Was just the two of us at the beginning but got the number up to 10.

Thank Raewyn R
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The company gave us a fabulous tour of many different things and the value was great. (Sorry that I do not have many details. It was a year ago and my memory is fading, but I highly recommend this company.)

Thank MadJayhawk
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We went on the 10 in 1 tour. It was okay. First when we got there, they did not have us on the list ( I had the email proving I had made a reservation which I showed them), but, "they accommodated us" and "let"...More

4  Thank levelsix
ThumbsUpTours, Owner at Thumbs Up Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Dear levelsix, We lament that you did not enjoy your trip with us as much as you had hoped. We also regret the confusion upon your arrival and that your access to wi-fi was limited to your time at the restaurant during lunch. The rest...More

Reviewed 2 June 2017

our cruise ship stopped here and we had booked this tour with one of our cruise critic passenger. To meet the bus it was bit of a walk from the ship along the jetty. Took us to see the white face monkeys, macaws birds, a...More

1  Thank fleeto
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16 May 2017|
Response from davannSydney | Reviewed this property |
Sorry.....I didn't get the question - my internet has been playing up! Our bus had 12 pax and our price per person was $70USD. Yes, price does depend on number of people on tour. You can plan whatever sort of tour you... More
8 March 2017|
Response from Helaine R |
As a followup to my question I just heard from the owner. They were have issues with email and servers etc which is why I had not been able to get in touch with them. He said the issues have been resolved.
23 February 2017|
Response from Submariner246 | Reviewed this property |
Contact thumbs up tours directly, tell them your needs , and I do believe they will be able to accommodate you. Most of our tour required very little walking and even in those places a wheel chair could get you around, even... More