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OX Outdoor Excursions - Day Tours

7a Calle Poniente # 17 | between 5th and 6th Avenues, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Good hike but average guide

We did the Pacaya night hike with OX, booked through our tour company. We were briefed really well... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
1takemesomewhere_
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Melbourne, Australia
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Good and bad

The good, the tour guide Aaron, brilliant! Top quality guide, really experienced, knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David L
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You want adventure? Volcanoes, mountain biking, kayaking, zip line, paragliding, surfing, we got what you are looking for! Action packed, in your face fun! Climb a volcano, or several with O.X. Based in Antigua, Guatemala since January of 2004, O.X. specializes in overnight and day-trip adventure trekking on Acatenango, Agua, Fuego and Pacaya. Still hungry for more? Let O.X. put the fun between your legs by mounting one of our mountain bikes for either an easy-going cultural tour or a heart racing single track tour! The Guatemala adventure continues with kayaking, hiking, more biking and paragliding at beautiful Lake Atitlan! Surfing trips on the Pacific Ocean in both Guatemala and El Salvador as well. Antigua is an adventure tourism mecca so of course we have more, try our zipline tours. Customize your Central American adventure with us, the OX team.
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7a Calle Poniente # 17 | between 5th and 6th Avenues, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the Pacaya night hike with OX, booked through our tour company. We were briefed really well the night before but unfortunately our guide on the night let us down by appearinf uninterested in what we were doing and had poor communication so we...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The good, the tour guide Aaron, brilliant! Top quality guide, really experienced, knowledgeable and interesting but not overbearing. The bad, this company promotes itself as providing a higher quality service than surrounding tour agencies. I haven't personally gone with the other tours as I committed...More

Thank David L
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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

We did the Fuego day hike with Aaron. It was an excellent hike though pretty strenuous. Aaron let us go at our own pace and yet kept us motivated when the minds gave up. The sights of the fuming, rumbling Mt Fuego will be treasured...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Ask for Tyler!! He has outdoor the skills/knowledge that make for a safe trip, but more importantly he has an incredibly fun personality that make 2 days on a volcano in Guatemala everything you could ask for! I felt that by the end of the...More

Thank Katherine B
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Tyler is the best guide- ever. Make sure you ask to go with him. Amazing outdoor skills, super knowledgable, safe & fun. Couldn't be happier having done this trip with him. 11/10 quality. Highly highly recommend. (If it wasn't for him, I would not give...More

1  Thank Kira C
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

My wife and I had a great experience with OX for our Acatenango volcano overnight hike. There may be outfitters who do it cheaper, but with OX I can say with confidence, you're getting a reliable and experienced company that is totally committed to providing...More

1  Thank Bob P
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Tyler was an outstanding guide. OX had everything we needed from warm clothes to backpacks and sleeping bags. I saw several other travel related offices offering day trips but I'm 100% satisfied and highly recommend OX!!!

Thank Glenn G
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

I booked the Acantenango overnight tour with OX due to the recommendations here. The trip itself was a good experience and the Volcano is an absolute must when you are around! BUT there are a couple of points i want to mention. 1. OX advertise...More

2  Thank travelling_sab
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and I booked out acatenango volcano hike with ox. Our guide was Aaron who was fresh to the company but well educated and experienced. He was very knowledgeable and patient with all of the hikers. When I experienced altitude sickness he showed concerned...More

1  Thank cutelittlemonsta
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

We did the Acatenango overnight hike with Fuego add on, and it was amazing. The lead guide Tyler was super professional and encouraging. The support staff (Milton, Yuki, and Aaron) also did an excellent job. The only negative point we have about this organization has...More

Thank Michelle K
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