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“Awesome excursion!”
Review of SNUBA Costa Rica

SNUBA Costa Rica
Ranked #1 of 121 Tours in Tamarindo
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: #1 RANKED SCUBA, SNUBA & SNORKEL TOUR COMPANY!!! We offer daily scuba tours for certified divers. Don't have a scuba license? Don't worry! We also offer the one-day introductory Discover Scuba Diving (DSD) tour. The DSD tour requires all participants to complete a 45-minute pool lesson before the start of the tour. Minimum age is 10 years old. Not ready to take the plunge into scuba diving? Then SNUBA is your ticket into the underwater world! This tour does not require a pool lesson nor is any previous diving or snorkeling experience necessary. Virtually anyone can go beyond snorkeling with SNUBA! Minimum age is 4 years old. If blowing some bubbles is not your goal, we also have daily snorkel tours. If you are a person who enjoys the beauty of the Pacific Ocean but prefers to stay dry, join us as a passenger on our boat and enjoy the thrill of our Wildlife Watching Tour. Whales, turtles, dolphins, giant manta rays & more... this tour has it all.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time snuba/snorkeling and scuba diving with Mike and his team. I think the best part for us was that he could accommodate the various activities (we had people in our group doing all 3 of the above), including young children. Our boys 8 and 10 did snuba for the first time and he was so great with them! They caught on very quickly and say this was the best part of their trip! We also have a 5 year old and he was so good with him as well! And a North Dakota native really sealed the deal for us! Great guy, well run business and a really fun excursion and experience! This is a must if visiting Costa Rica!

Thank lakegirlfargo
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

Mike cares about you having fun. He’s organized, so everything is well managed
He’s knowledgeable and can make you enjoy the experience beyond just seeing the marine life. He’s smart about all the surroundings so he makes you feel safe. He knows all the good spots, and he’s patient if you don’t get the hang of it quickly. Highly recommended, Swam with the nurse sharks--bucket list thing to do. Puffer fish are super fun also.

Thank lcgmonica
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

We had a mixed group of experience levels and Michael was amazing at coordinating and accommodating all the ages and levels. We had people from 5 to 70 years old in our family (11 people) going on the excursion. We had SCUBA divers, snorkeling and Snuba all on the same boat. Jesus was an excellent SCUBA leader; he lead us to areas to make sure we got to see as much ocean life as possible: we saw guitar sharks, puffer fish, star fish, many fish, rays to name a few. The highlight was the dolphins jumping and swimming along side the boat! Max was great with the snorkeling group and Michael did such a good job with the younger kids and Snuba. He took time to explain how it would work so they understood and were safe. The staff was all very friendly, outgoing and wanted to make sure we had an excellent experience. They were all very knowledgeable about the area and knew where to go for the maximum experience. The other thing that impressed us was how they coordinated all three activities so the timing worked out where no one was just waiting for another group to finish, everyone was done around the same time. There was always a quick email response time to our many questions as we coordinated with three families for the trip. The staff was patient and informative through the whole process. The price is amazing as well, best deal you will find- they go above and beyond to make sure your excursion becomes a great memory from your trip. We will definitely use SNUBA Costa Rica again if we go back to Costa Rica.

Thank vegastoanywhere
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Reviewed March 29, 2018

Wow what a great day with Michael, Jesus and Max. We had never Snuba before and it was incredible. The water was a bit murky, but the professionals made the best of it and we still had a ton of fun. Some things you just can't control. Our prep in the morning was as professional as it comes, from safety talks to just plain relax Michael covered all the bases. It took a lot patience with this group of newbys and they were perfect. Final comment you may not see in other reviews, I overheard Michael on the phone explaining to prospective clients for the afternoon trip that the water was murky but you could still see fish yet he just wanted to be honest with them. After personally spending time in AK guiding tourists, its always a challenge managing expectations...Michael was as honest you want to see in a professional guide.

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Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Me and my family had the most we've ever had in our lives! I cannot thank Snuba Mike, Max, and Jose more. Thank you so much for an unforgettable trip!!!!

Thank Noah S
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