Boat Tours & water sports in San Jose

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Boat Tours & Water Sports in San Jose

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6+ hours
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C$203.88
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Bus Tours
12–15 hours
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C$143.68
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Bus Tours
8–12 hours
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  • CharlyMoragaCA
    Moraga CA16 contributions
    What a great experience! On the drive to Tortuguero we saw a sloth hanging on a utility wire, and because the bus was up high, we were right at the level of the sloth. Amazing! Francisco was our guide on the bus, and he is very knowledgeable. While in Tortuguero Marco was our guide. He was extremely knowledgeable, also. He made it fun, and he was very supportive and helpful. We stayed at Pachira Lodge. Our room was very simple, without glass in the windows, which sounds weird--but was actually lovely and quite comfortable with the breeze blowing in and the ceiling fan at work. Being in the middle of the rainforest was an amazing experience. To be honest, we were hoping to see more animals while in Tortuguero than we did, but perhaps January isn't the best time of year to view them? The food at the lodge was edible, but I would not recommend the experience for the food.
    Written January 13, 2023
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  • Louis R
    1 contribution
    It was an amazing experience, Thanks Keneth and Mauricio. They make our trip a great experience. Mauricio is a great driver and Keneth it’s great explaining all the details.
    Written January 27, 2023
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  • Freedom611307
    Edmonton, Canada1 contribution
    Our tour guide Alberto and boat driver Miguel were amazing. Both very knowledgeable, we saw so many different animals and scenic areas. We also really enjoyed the drive from San Jose to the boat launch. It was very informative and relaxing
    Written December 25, 2022
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  • Sheri G
    2 contributions
    Ronny was the greatest guide ever. Coming during the off season provided us with as about as personalized experience as you can probably get. We saw a ton of wildlife and beautiful views. It was a fantastic day.
    Written October 9, 2022
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  • Julie N
    3 contributions
    The drive from San Jose to Puntarenas then the boat ride to Isla Tortuga was absolutely smooth. It was planned perfectly with enough time to soak up all the sunshine then leave when there was a storm in the late afternoon. Yosef was entertaining and checked in with everyone. The shuttle driver and crew that helped get us on and off the boat were all so impressive. I wish I brought cash to tip them all but I failed them, I hope my words will make the same impact. Truly such wonderful people filled with good company. I would do this tour again when I come back to Costa Rica! Thank you Yosef & entire crew!
    Written July 16, 2022
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  • jonathanhopwood
    Arlington, VA63 contributions
    We looked at a lot of day trips in Costa Rica and it took us a while to select Oropopo but we are glad we did. We got amazing service from our guide, Rigo, and everything went smoothly and on time. We got the looks at the scarlet macaws in Carara that we wanted and the incredibly close sightings of crocodiles on the Tarcoles. The Tarcoles boat ride, by the way, is amazing. There were so many different species of birds around on that part of the excursion.
    Written October 29, 2022
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  • Gerardo B
    12 contributions
    Our guide, Luis, was wonderful. He made the experience very enjoyable and relaxing. This was the perfect itinerary for one day. Luis is very friendly and he shared a lot of important information.
    Written January 2, 2022
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  • Tricia S
    Westborough, MA2 contributions
    I was traveling during 7 days and CR MAGIC DMC guys help in everything. THANK YOU!! For created a unique experience and bring me the BEST SERVICE. Your guides Arlin (Doka and Poas Volcano tour guide) and Alberto (Sarchi town and Arenal Volcano guide) ROCKS! More than I expected!! PURA VIDA!!! If someone ask me about Costa Rica I absolutely will recommend you.
    Written October 20, 2022
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  • Amy G
    1 contribution
    A super beautiful beach .... a national park full of animals and things to learn.
    The boat trip is beautiful, we were accompanied by dolphins, we were very close to see whales, because of the whale season.... the snorkel was full of fish, the food was delicious..... take a snorkel, sunglasses, and enjoy.
    Written January 6, 2023
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  • Traveler827810
    1 contribution
    Professional guide. Made sure everything runs smoothly. Guide was on time picking us up. Guide informative and knowledgeable about the location.
    Written July 7, 2022
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  • David K
    Santa Monica, CA17 contributions
    A day before I was supposed to go on this tour, I called to confirm. I was put on hold for ten (expensive) minutes, then disconnected. I called back, and after ten more minutes on hold (seriously -- are they a multinational corporation? It's a tour company!) I was told that they didn't have the required number of customers. I was left with an expensive phone bill, and a day I had to scramble to fill. The onus should always be on the company, not the customer, in instances like these; this company was notably worse than any other one I did business with during my time in Costa Rica, all of whom were incredibly professional.
    Written March 10, 2022
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