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Safari River Floating & Don Pedro's Farm Tour

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Address: | Sunset Tours, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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This trip was amazing! We chose to canoe over rafting and the entire trip did not disappoint. Although we were worried when the shuttle was late picking us up, they more than made... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Lisa S
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Gibsons, Canada

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Gibsons, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This trip was amazing! We chose to canoe over rafting and the entire trip did not disappoint. Although we were worried when the shuttle was late picking us up, they more than made up for it. Pedro is an eagle eye guide, spotting snakes and owls hidden in the trees. We also saw a sloth, howler monkeys, iguanas, hawks, heron,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our float down the Penas Blancas River. We saw 2 crocodiles, Jesus Christ lizards, howler monkeys, blue herons, iguanas, and lots of small birds. The stop at Don Pedro's ranch was really cool and it was great to meet his two daughters Anita and Isabella. We had our family of 6 in one raft and there was another... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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97 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter (age 11) and I took this tour. Even though it was high tourist season, there was only one other person with us. The day was sunny and we saw some animals, including bats, monkeys, birds, and two crocodiles. This is a very safe tour. Lunch at Don Pedro's was a wonderful surprise. We had homemade cheese, baked goods,... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great trip down the river with Martin! His love for the birds was apparent! We saw crocodiles, monkeys, a sloth and many beautiful birds. The stop at Don Pedro's was beautiful! We had a 6 and 8 year old with us and it was perfect!! Would defiantly recommend to anyone!

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Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved thee slow float down the river with an amusing and knowledgeable guide. We saw sloths, crocodiles, monkeys and so much more. The visit to the farm was a wonderful stop. Pedro was a superior story teller.

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Thank Nancy P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First , Bert the tour guide and entire crew are very nice . Everything was great with the exception of how Bert dealt with the Crocodile we encountered . We saw one laying on land by the side of the river. We approached for a better view of it laying horizontal from us . Then , the Croc move vertical... More 

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bloomington,MN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This was not something we planned to do while in the area, but several cloudy days in a row caused us to look for something different to do rather than trying to view a non visible volcano. We are so glad we found this tour! The guides are really what make any tour great or not great and the guides... More 

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La Quinta, California
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We had a great time. Lucky it was not rainy season so the rapids where just fine for 60's- 70's age couples. They picked us up at our hotel. It was a great experience

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Boston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

It is well organized, informative and enjoyable from the beginning to the end. We were picked up at our hotel for a 25-min ride. During the ride, the guide was telling interesting stories and facts about Costa Rica and its nature. Then we had a brief restroom stop and started our safari. We were split into 3 boats. In our... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We chose the raft for a smooth, relaxing trip while the others were bouncing off each other in the kayaks. Our guide was amazing in spotting animals along the river banks, but bring a high power zoom lense with you. Those trees are tall. We were introduced to different flora, several rare river otters, gators, sloths, monkeys, many birds, including... More 

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