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Puntarenas Highlights Shore Excursion provided by Gio Tours - Day Tours

Puntarenas Highlights Shore Excursion

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 20/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Puntarenas Highlights Shore Excursion
(COVID-19 Safe Tour) Cars and staff are completely disinfected, before, during, and after the trip- State of the art nonstaining disinfectant cleaners, testing temperatures before, during, and after the trip. All vehicles carry gel and alcohol dispensers. Shoe mat with quaternary disinfectant.
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Updated 20/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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    Gio Tours - Day Tours
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 2
    Tarcoles
    Stop: 90 minutes
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Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Food tasting
  • Lunch
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Infant seats available
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time, and re-boarding time
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
53Reviews
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Linda G wrote a review Feb 2020
Abington, Massachusetts34 contributions8 helpful votes
Nature - up close and natural, Wonderful guide who really made the trip fantastic. Jesus was so knowledeable - and we all felt like we'd seen all the possible amazing creatures that were in the area. Even the shopping stop was great - purchased amazing coffee. Thank you!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from GianCarloGranados, Propietario at Puntarenas Highlights Shore Excursion
Responded 3 Feb 2020
Dear Linda G, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review! We are very happy to know that all the activities included as well as our representative did such a great job at spotting animals and showing you everything. If you ever come back to Costa Rica again don't hesitate in letting us know as it would be our pleasure to show you every detail of this beautiful country! Just access our website for information or write us directly to our email! Owner, Gian Carlo Granados
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Cathy S wrote a review Jan 2020
White Rock, Canada18 contributions8 helpful votes
We are so glad we booked this tour. It was definitely one of the highlights of our Panama Canal cruise. We saw so many amazing birds, crocodiles and monkeys. I loved it all. Our guide was great! We stopped at an amazing gift shop. I saw so many things I wanted to buy. I
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from GioTours, Owner at Puntarenas Highlights Shore Excursion
Responded 11 Jan 2020
Dear 850cathys, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review! We are glad to know that all the activities included in this tour were suited even with your mobility issues and that you were able to see so many animals too! If you ever come back to Costa Rica again don't hesitate in letting us know as it would be our pleasure to show you every detail of this beautiful country! Just access our website for information or write us directly to our email! Owner, Gian Carlo Granados
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mamad wrote a review Dec 2019
Wisconsin2 contributions
Had such a great tour! Guide Jesus provided so much information, such a great ambassador for Costa Rica. Driver Leo's driving was spot on. River cruise operator Manuel got us up close to nature. Tour was a perfect day to spend our full day in port.
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Response from GianCarloGranados, Propietario at Puntarenas Highlights Shore Excursion
Responded 18 Dec 2019
Dear wildwoodway, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review! We are able to know that this tour was a perfect way to spend your day in port, we work very hard on delivering the best service we can. If you ever come back to Costa Rica again don't hesitate in letting us know as it would be our pleasure to show you every detail of this beautiful country! Just access our website for information or write us directly to our email! Owner, Gian Carlo Granados
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clxpert wrote a review Dec 2019
Macon, Georgia11 contributions5 helpful votes
Our guide- Jesus- was very knowledgeable and truly loves Costa Rica. He was great at spotting animals and stopping to capture great photo shots. This is a must do.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from GianCarloGranados, Propietario at Puntarenas Highlights Shore Excursion
Responded 18 Dec 2019
Dear clxpert, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review! We are glad you enjoyed our tour and that our tour guide made such a great job at delivering this tour. If you ever come back to Costa Rica again don't hesitate in letting us know as it would be our pleasure to show you every detail of this beautiful country! Just access our website for information or write us directly to our email! Owner, Gian Carlo Granados
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MAP12 wrote a review Dec 2019
Kenner299 contributions140 helpful votes
As arranged our guide, Pablo and driver, Carlos met us at the ship to start our adventure. We drove through the town of Puntarenas - which USED to be a vibrant fishing village until the fish were gone. Pablo explained how they are trying to make a come back, but it's hard. We
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from GianCarloGranados, Propietario at Puntarenas Highlights Shore Excursion
Responded 18 Dec 2019
Dear MAP12, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review! We are truly happy to know that the tour we developed was as enjoyable as you mention we are glad that our representatives made such a great job and that the stops included were good. If you ever come back to Costa Rica again don't hesitate in letting us know as it would be our pleasure to show you every detail of this beautiful country! Just access our website for information or write us directly to our email! Owner, Gian Carlo Granados
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By: Gio Tours - Day Tours
James C
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A personal Guided Tour Shore Excursion from Limon
This was an excellent tour from the port for $25.00 a person. It was 3 to 3.5 hours long. We had a driver and a to
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587Holly_S_12
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Incredibly interesting
All in all, I am giving GIO Tours a really good review. There were some glitches in our tour, but in all honesty,
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Roy S
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Top Notch Tour
My wife and I, and my 92 year old mother-in-law took the half day tour of Puerto Limon with Gio Tours and it was ex
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Farrel L
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Great Tour - Worth the money!
Our tour guide met us right outside the terminal building, got us to the nearby van, and got us on our way quickly.
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LJS1959
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Misleading and overpriced
Arrived to Limon by cruise ship. Instructions were not clear regarding where to meet the tour guide. 4 people no
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artnbarb1288
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Costa Rica is worth exploring!
Our one day in Costa Rica wasn't enough, but thanks to Pablo and Gio Tours we got to see a variety of landscapes an
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carolschmeichel
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Boat ride on river and city tour
Boat Driver and guide were both very good. Everything about the excursion was first rate. Saw lots of wildlife whe
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Fred Z
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Pablo and Victor gave us their all
We saw everything promised and more. Very friendly tour guide and driver who traveled 4 hours to work and back that
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462maryannm
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What a great tour!
This tour was spectacular. Our guide was so knowledge about the birds and the wildlife and he made the day such an
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LoreneM40
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Exciting day in Costa Rico
Touring with Ron Lobo as our guide was a fun filled day. He was very knowledgeble and informative of all the sight
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Pathfinder306002
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puntarenas tour
The guide was very good making sure that we saw everything and took lots of pics for us on his phone and sent them
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A4727CGscotth
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Switched out tour to Monteverde
Arrived on Princess Cruise with day trip to Monteverde booked. Upon arrival Gio states that tour is cancelled due t
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marcialedyard
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Bus trip in costa Rica
Tour guide and bus driver were very informative. Very enjoyable tour of the limon area, banana plantation and boat
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Elaine S
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Great substitute for cancelled tour
We had booked the 5 towns & I cart factory tour. Unfortunately, bad weather prevented us from doing that tour & the
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Alex1979
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Ok but ......
We booked what they call a fully private tour. We did the canal to see the wildlife. Our guide said we are waiting
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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