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Bahia Rica Adventures

#3 of 6 things to do in Paquera Features Animals
5 Km del Relleno 1, Paquera 60105, Costa Rica
+506 2641 0811
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Worst thing we did in Costa Rica

I'm really sorry to report how terrible our experience was after seeing all the good reviews on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lara E
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Mangrove Kayak Tour

Vicki and staff are great and easy to work with. Cool location on a peninsula outside of Pacqura... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Michael M
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Greenbush, Wisconsin
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16 Apr 2017
“Kayak rental and local intel”
28 Mar 2017
“An exceptional day”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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5 Km del Relleno 1, Paquera 60105, Costa Rica
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+506 2641 0811
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm really sorry to report how terrible our experience was after seeing all the good reviews on here... but it really was awful. We did the night kayaking trip to see the bioluminescence. We drove all the way from Montezuma because we thought this would...More

Thank Lara E
ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this review

We are truly sorry you had such a bad experience on the tour. I will have a sit down with our guide today and go through all your points. I do not know why he did not go through the safety briefing - that is...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017

Vicki and staff are great and easy to work with. Cool location on a peninsula outside of Pacqura. Our group of 4 booked a 1/2 day mangrove kayak tour starting at 9:30 AM. Due to a miscommunication (perhaps our own) we arrived at low tide....More

Thank Michael M
ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for review. We are very glad that you enjoyed the kayak tour with us, and we are very sorry about the communication error we had. We will for sure do our very best to avoid that in the future! Gato for...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017

We rented sea kayaks for a recent unguided trip from Paquera to Mal Pais. Kayaks were fine and we got some helpful advice from Thomas and Vicky. Trip was wonderful, visiting Paquera mangroves, Curu Reserve, Tortuga Islands, Tambor beach, Mopntezuma beach, Cabo Blanco reserve, Mal...More

Thank Oreste G
ViVPaquera, Manager at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for reviewing us - we really appreciate it! And not least, we are happy that you had such a wonderful trip - there are so many gems along the coast here in this area, and I can not think of a...More

Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Our recent trip to Isla Tortuga was quite simply the best tour in our five years of visiting Costa Rica.Our tour guides customized our trip to our specific likes and needs for the entire time.They were enthusiatic, well informed,and spontaneous.The latter can not be easy...More

Thank April O
ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this review

We are so happy to read that you enjoyed our tour - and that our guides keep up doing the good work - they are great! Thank you so much for writing us the review and we love to have you back again!

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Spent one month in Costa Rica and booked three tours with Bahia Rica Adventures. We took a half day kayak tour with Vigdis. It was great, lots of time kayaking at our own pace, exploring the area on water and learning about this beautiful area...More

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ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We enjoyed taking you out on our tours! And yes, we are very fortunate to have some very good guides like Jeff!!

Reviewed 4 March 2017

First off, this was absolutely incredible! Pictures don't do it justice. The night tour was amazing and the staff was knowledgeable and kind. Family run and a hidden gem.

Thank Alexander B
ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much fro taking time to give us a review - we really appreciate it! And of course we are delighted that you enjoyed the experience on the water with the bioluminescence.

Reviewed 4 February 2017

Experienced kayakers spent full day with Vickie (Vigdis) on thoroughly enjoyable trek to bird island (home of myriad of pelicans) and through river and mangroves. She is most knowledgeable, flexible, accommodating, a real gem to find and connect with. "Highlight of our visit to Costa...More

Thank Jill S
ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review! I had a great time taking you out kayaking, we have some beautiful hidden gems accessible by kayak around here.

Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

My first adventure was to kayak at night to see the bioluminescent ocean. It is a sight that can only be seen. No words or photos do it justice. Next day I ventured out to the islands that are bird breeding areas, and sandy playas....More

Thank Sue K
ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this review

We are happy that you had such a great time exploring the area around here. We love this area, and are excited to show it to everyone that comes this way. Thank you for writing us a review!

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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We did the night tour and are really fascinated. This should be on everybody's list if he is fit enough to sit in a kayak, so mostly everyone At daytime we did anot 8 k tour around the island which was also peaceful and impressive

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ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing us a review - we really appreciate it! And we agree, the bioluminescent night tour should be on everybody's bucket list - it is unique.

Reviewed 30 September 2016

Captain Jeff met 4 of us promptly at our beach at Roma Del Mar and took us across the calm waters of the Gulf of Nicoya in the warm morning sunshine in his small fishing boat. We pulled up at a beach, and met Vickie,...More

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Bbrown3434
How far are you from montezuma and how do I get there? Also what time should I get there for the bioluminescence kayak tour?
5 December 2015|
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Response from ViVPaquera |
Hi, we are located 1,5 hour from Montezuma. 1,5 km from the Paquera ferry landing. The tour starts at 18:00, so you should aim at being here latest at 17:45. Just wanted to comment on how to get to Bahia Rica from the... More
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