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Turtle tours, whale watching and snorkeling

My daughter and I have done two tours with Avispas Adventures and they will not be our last! The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
KristaT22
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Petawawa, Canada
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Turtle Tour

We use Amy and Avispas Adventures exclusively for tours, border runs, etc. Amy and Cheppe are so... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Atlantajan
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Atlanta, Georgia
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While offering all of the traditional tour packages and transportation services, Avispa’s Adventures aims to provide you with an active experience of the real Costa Rica-providing tours like no others, taking you off the beaten path for a one of a...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I have done two tours with Avispas Adventures and they will not be our last! The turtles laying their eggs was an incredible thing to witness and the staff was very knowledgeable. Both trips were both breathtaking and informative. Can’t wait for...More

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AvispasAdventures, Manager at Avispas Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! We are happy to hear that you will be joining us again. Both you and your Daughter are a delight to have on board with us. Her desire to continue to learn about Costa Rican wildlife is inspiring.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We use Amy and Avispas Adventures exclusively for tours, border runs, etc. Amy and Cheppe are so educated about everything and so pleasant to be around. Our recent trip to Ostional for the Arribada was the experience of a lifetime. Hundreds of turtles, and Amy...More

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AvispasAdventures, Manager at Avispas Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you. We are so happy that you were able to Jump in on this unique experience! You are a gem of a client and now new friend. We love bringing to life all the research you do prior to the tours. Very few people...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been on numerous tours during my time in Costa Rica and now exclusively tour with Avispas Adventures. Amy Lentz provides a relaxed tour which suits our family with young children and makes accommodations for my elderly family members whom, at times, join us. She...More

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AvispasAdventures, Manager at Avispas Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Jennifer! It is truly a pleasure to tour with your family. Your girls (including your mom) are always eager to learn and try new things! We strive to put smiles on everyone's faces.....even the ones that resist! (But we did it!) Thank you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I spent 3 days in Playa Hermosa after 7 days in a tour to help the turtles. We wanted to have a couple of days to relax and see a little more of this beautiful country. Amy was so helpful, communicating some...More

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AvispasAdventures, Manager at Avispas Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Paul, we are happy that you enjoyed Costa Rica and Avispa's Adventures was able to play a part of that. We look forward to hearing from you to help with you next adventure in Costa Rica.

Reviewed 16 July 2018

Amy, Cheppe and Rudulfo completely took care of us! What an amazing day of adventure in beautiful Costa Rica! There were a total of 17 of us ranging in age from 7 years old to 80! Upon my initial contact with Amy I knew we...More

Thank Angela F
Reviewed 4 July 2018

This was our first trip to Costa Rica, and I have to say that Amy made sure that everything went smoothly. Our fishing trips with Jimbo and Kevin, and then with Alex and Jose were fantastic, they took us just where we needed to be...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

The river trip was very fun. We saw crocodiles, white face monkeys and all sorts of birds. I must talk about The driver, Cheppe. He picks you up where you’re staying, he’s always on time, if not a little early. He’s personable, friendly, extremely knowledgeable...More

Thank Virginia K
Reviewed 27 May 2018

We visited Playa del Coco in May 2018. Read the reviews on trip advisor and decided to use Avispas for airport transport as well as two tours. We were not disappointed. Amy and Chepe are the best! Chepe picked us up and he also was...More

Thank janlynjac
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Visited Costa Rica for the first time and was fortunate enough to select this Tour Company for my excursions. This company exceeded all my expectations from the driver that shuttled us I believe his name was Chepe to all the exciting things they recommended to...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

I'll start off by saying that the tour guides were genuinely sweet, accommodating and highly knowledgable of the destinations, animals, and people throughout many parts of Costa Rica. My adventure with them, along with some friends of mine was truly an exciting and authentic one....More

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Lori G
3 July 2018|
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Response from AvispasAdventures | Property representative |
Yes! Avispas Adventires We/ can create a package that meets your needs. You can email or contact Avispa's via private message on their Facebook page. Avispa's can make your Costa Rican Vacation unforgettable!
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Diana L
24 July 2015|
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Wow! I am sooo sorry you are having so many problems. Our Contact Us page was hacked and we were not receiving any inquires. Please feel email me directly or if you send me a phone number we would be happy to give you a... More
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Diana L
24 July 2015|
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no, no telephone message. There was a private number, missed call, but no messages on either number. Can you find us on FB, Avispas Adventures? Then send me a private message with your phone number and I will call you.
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