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Costa Rica Roots Tours

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100 m Sur del muelle Principal, junto Soda Dona Maria, Tortuguero 70206, Costa Rica
+506 2767 3107
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Roots - A trusted, professional and friendly operation in Tortuguero

It is not easy running a slick operation out of an extremely isolated and rugged part of Costa Rica... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DesafioAdventures
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Excellent visit!

Travelled to Tortugero with 5 friends. From the moment we arrived David, Rod and Raquel couldn't do... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eadaoin N
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Roots Tours is a company created by a Costa Rican and a Spanish, both in love with nature and therefore of our work. We enjoy that people know with us a place as spectacular as Tortuguero is. We always hope that everyone marvels at nature as we do and that you enjoy the most of your experience in Tortuguero. We have certified guides and a biologist in our team, we also have insurance for our clients, safety equipment and own transport. We are waitting for you!
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“night walk” (11 reviews)
“turtle tour” (12 reviews)
“early morning” (9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 AM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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100 m Sur del muelle Principal, junto Soda Dona Maria, Tortuguero 70206, Costa Rica
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+506 2767 3107
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"early morning"
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"exploradores outdoors"
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"pacuare river"
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"white water rafting"
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"night tour"
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"costa rica"
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"national park"
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"interesting facts"
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"whole family"
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"his job"
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"jungle hike"
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"nice tour"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is not easy running a slick operation out of an extremely isolated and rugged part of Costa Rica like Tortuguero. My hats off to David, his wife and his team at Roots. David organized our vehicle transfers from Puerto Viejo, boat transfer to Tortuguero...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Travelled to Tortugero with 5 friends. From the moment we arrived David, Rod and Raquel couldn't do enough to help us. They sorted out all our activities and provided all the gear necessary as well as really interesting and informative tours. They were always there...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

My husband and I went on Roots' canoe tour of Tortuguero National Park as part of a package from Exploradores Outdoors. David was a highly knowledgeable and helpful guide, and we had great luck seeing wildlife! We also received a tour of the Tortuguero community...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We highly recommend the early morning paddle tour with Roots! No engines, just the sound of the forest awakening. David was our guide and truly knows his latin 😀. I was a little sceptical at the beginning as we were two canoes leaving together. But...More

Thank Marie P
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

The tour guide was very friendly and has a good knowledge of the animals we saw. We were very happy to choose this Tour.

Thank Jose B
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately I cannot follow positive opinions about this tour company. We took with them canoe tour - 20 $ pp. The tour was sheduled to start at. 5.40 a.m. but: first we waited 10 min for other people, next we were given instruction how to...More

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Raquel D, Propietario at Costa Rica Roots Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

estimado cliente, I'm sure that if you were the person who arrived late you would be very grateful that we had waited for you. Although you do not believe it, there are people who have never used binoculars in their lives, that is why we...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Our hotel connected us with Roots tours via our transportation we booked into Tortuguero. Before our trip, I looked at their website and decided to book some tours with them and we were very glad we did. They are very quick to reply and helped...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the night walk, the early morning canoe tour and the national park day walk with Roots very much. Roberto and David are very knowledgeable and also fun! Besides that, they are also a very environmentally conscious tour group, which fits well with Tortuguero’s...More

Thank Colleen P
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Raquel D, Propietario at Costa Rica Roots Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thank you very much for your comment I only have words of thanks to your comment and satisfaction for knowing that you enjoyed and that your time in Roots put a grain of sand in your conservation conscience. Thank you very much!! Pura Vida!!

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful time on our hike and canoe trip. Everything was thought of for us, all we had to do was show up. Book with Roots, you won't be sorry.

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dchiapponi, Propietario at Costa Rica Roots Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Thank you very much for your comment, for us it is a pleasure that you have enjoyed nature and Tortuguero. Thank you very much for choosing us !! Pura vida!!

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

One of the most helpful and knowledgable tour operators we have ever used. Always smiling, always helpful and most importantly flexible. Our guide David really made an effort in making our two days in Tortuguero fantastic and memorable. I must say that the Town and...More

Thank Christian F
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dchiapponi, Propietario at Costa Rica Roots Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Thank you very much for your comment, it moves me to read your words. I really appreciate that you appreciate my work and way of being. Again, thank you very much!! Pura Vida!!

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I recomend you Costa Rica Roots Tours if you want to go to Tortuguero.
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dicknick22
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hola, te recomendamos el tour en canoa a remos ya que se disfruta mas, pero si no quieres en canoa tenemos la opción a motor con un costo de $25 por persona, mas entrada de parque nacional que cuesta $15 por el día... More
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