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Walter's Taxi and Day Tours

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Address: Oeste Beneficio Coopeatenas 250, Atenas 20501, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
+506 8873 4266

I offer personalized private tours anywhere in Costa Rica. Do you need a...

I offer personalized private tours anywhere in Costa Rica. Do you need a taxi, van, plane or boat? I am a licensed tour operator and commercial licensed pilot. I will be happy to help. I speak English. I grew up in Atenas, Costa Rica and have been providing my personal tours for over 10 years.

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Walter's Your Guy!!

Walter made our arrival and departure to Costa Rica seamless and safe. When arriving into San Jose with the craziness of everything going on it was nice to see a familiar face... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joanne P
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walter made our arrival and departure to Costa Rica seamless and safe. When arriving into San Jose with the craziness of everything going on it was nice to see a familiar face holding a sign with our name. Thanks to his website we knew who we were looking for and during our layover in LAX we sent him a group... More 

Thank Joanne P
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
1 review
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Hands down, this guy will take care of you and your transport needs during your trip. This was our first time in CR and after hearing about the rental car nightmares and precarious driving habits of the residents, we decided to let someone else do the driving, and we were glad we did. We were in Costa Rica with friends... More 

Thank bjankeb
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We didn't travel all 10 days, but Walter provided all the service we needed which included pickup/dropoff at the airport and day trips to Monte Verde, San Jose (including the Museo Nacional with Walter providing historical background), Poas Volcano, La Paz Waterfall Gardens, Doas Estates coffee plantation, Manuel Antonio National Park, and Joy Ride Sailing in Herradura. We also had... More 

Thank kennygryphon
1 review
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Due to the ultra slow processing of my documents at immigration, I found myself having to make a border run 9 months pregnant. You can imagine my trepidation at risking a bus adventure for my first visit to Nicaragua! Previously, I had flown back and forth for every border crossing, to BWI using Southwest points. I'm not going to lie,... More 

Thank Diana M
Austin Texas
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Walter and his assistant, Avril, provided a wonderful experience for us visiting Grecia, La Poas Volcano and La Paz Nature Center. Walter picked us up promptly at Vista Atenas (where we were staying) and expertly drove us around the entire day. He is very knowledgeable about the area and made arrangements effortlessly based on his vast experience operating custom tours.... More 

Thank Virginiawolfe
Houston, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Walter and his crew were on hand for my large group of 17 while we were in Atenas, Costa Rica. He showed up on time and took us to many of the places we wanted to see. He was both professional and knowledgeable about the history of place we toured.

Thank tyquinciaw
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Walter picked us up at our rented house in Atenas at 6:45 for a spectacular full-day tour. We arrived at Aero Caribe Air Charter at 8:00 and boarded our plane. We flew with Walter and Esteban from San Jose to Tambor on the Nicoya Peninsula. We landed in Tambor, and went for a buffet breakfast, before returning to San Jose.... More 

Thank Suzie W
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Invaluable guide for our Costa Rica experience. We stayed for a week in Atenas and had a number of "adventures" planned. Walter navigated heavy traffic, windy roads, rain, and wind to make our vacation memorable. His knowledge of the attractions, culture, and food was amazing. He took us zip lining in the clouds, to watch jaguars at the gardens, hiking... More 

Thank trash245
Tucson, Arizona
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4 reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I have taken several long trips with Walter...He is an excellent driver, reliable and speaks English very well. As a solo traveller in a foreign country I rely on people who are professional, know the territory and can provide a comfortable service with well maintained vehicles. Walter fits the bill.

Thank dharmadance
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Walter is very knowledgeable and friendly. He came highly recommended, and I can see why. He is a safe driver and kjkws CostaRica very well!! I would take his tour again!!

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Walter R, Propietario at Walter's Taxi and Day Tours, responded to this review

Ji thanks very much , i really enjoy helpi persons how need help I remember how nice the Americans was with me when I was living in USA My best and thank you. Walter More 

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