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Costa Rica Tropical Adventures
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: We are a small adventure company that offers a more personalized and custom service to our clientele. We offer, rafting, waterfall, hot springs, hiking and off the beaten path types of tours. We will show you the authentic hidden treasures of Costa Rica. Our adventures are appropriate for the whole family and even for those seeking a little extra thrill. We will accommodate you according to your needs.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We LOVED our tour with Damian. He made us feel like family. This company is ran by two owners who guide every tour themselves. They specialize in small groups to give a more personalized experience. We had so much fun!!
We went to Nauyaca waterfalls with Damian. He takes you a way so you have half the usual hike to these waterfalls. He knows the waterfalls so well, he can climb them in seconds! He teaches you how to climb safely and helps you every step up along the way. He is right there with you wherever you want to climb. The way he takes you on to the rocks as high or low as you feel comfortable allows you to experience the waterfalls to the fullest. You can climb the rocks and stand under the water and feel the falls on you, you can jump off at many different heights. The swim hole in front of the falls is refreshing and deep. Damian takes you at the right time to beat the crowds there.
This was the most fun we had on our trip. He is a really great guy.
These waterfalls and this tour company is an absolute MUST DO!!!!!!! Best thing we did on our vacation.

Thank Dawn B
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

We did a rafting trip with this company as part of our honeymoon in Costa Rica. We completely and totally enjoyed ourseslves. It was my husband's first time rafting and he looks forward to doing it again. The guides were very skilled and fun.
We recommend them whole heartedly!!
Jen and Michael

Thank JenniferK4690
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

A great experience in Costa Rica. My wife and I had a great time. The El Chorro section of the Naranjo River was magnificent. We had never rafted before and we have no regrets. These guys were professional when they needed to be and tons of fun the rest of the time. They take great pictures for good value and I strongly recommend this trip for all groups of people. Mel and Damien run a solid company and you shouldn't risk it with anyone else. TEQUILA!

Thank comte87
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I spent 10 days in Costa Rica and the day we spent touring with Damian and Costa Rica Tropical Adventures was by far the best day of our entire trip.

We were able to do the upper Naranjo white water rafting tour and the Nauyaca waterfall tour in the same day. Damian picked us up from our Airbnb the day of the tours (which was great, because we did not rent a car this trip). Damian even made the car rides interesting by telling us info about the things and towns we drove by (he speaks perfect English, which was nice since we are not great at Spanish). After the tours, we had one of the best meals of the entire trip (included with tour).

The tours themselves were incredible. White water rafting the Naranjo was super scenic and got our adrenaline going. You could tell Damian knew what he was doing, so we never felt unsafe, despite how wild the rapids were.

Nauyaca Falls were absolutely breathtaking. We had the opportunity to swim around, climb different parts of the falls and jump off. Again, Damian showed us exactly where to put our hands and feet when we were climbing up, and where to jump from, so we never felt unsafe.

I spent quite a long time looking at different touring companies while planning this trip and I couldn’t have been happier booking with Costa Rica Tropical Adventures. Other tour companies were charging so much more,and you seemed to get so much less. The tours we booked with Damian were worth every penny and more. If I’m lucky enough to come back to Costa Rica again, I will without a doubt book more tours with them.

Thank alexa91sa
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

We have four kids ages 10-17, and we all would say that this was definitely one of our best experiences in Costa Rica. We created a customized day traveling to the Nauyaca Waterfalls because our kids are adventurous and wanted to do some jumping, and I love hiking - this trip was definitely perfect for all of us. Damian picked us up at our house right on time and the fact that he fluently spoke both English and Spanish was great for our group. He was so personable with our kids and us - which we loved. The car he drove was clean and safe and his driving was safe, too. The drive to the falls was filled with history and facts, and our kids loved that Damian pulled the car over and pointed out a toucan high up in the trees. When we got to the falls, we had a 15-20 minute hike which we all enjoyed. My husband and three of our kids did quite a few jumps, and Damian was amazing in helping them get as high as they felt comfortable to jump. The swimming hole was deep and walking across the rocks to get to the water was challenging, so I'd say it's best for those in good physical health. Damian brought water and snacks for us. We spent just enough time at Nauyaca before it got crowded with other tours, then we left to hike back to the car. We stopped on the drive half way for a great Costa Rican lunch, then headed back to our house. All in all it was a perfect day and we would recommend Costa Rica Tropical Adventures 100%!

Thank mkiseb
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