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Cabalgata Don Tobias

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La palma, Fortuna de San Carlos | In front of the Volcano Lodge Hotel on Route 142, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 20101, Costa Rica
+506 2479 1780
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Exceeded Our Expectations!

Our family of 7 had a wonderful time on our horseback tour to the Arenal volcano. Oscar and Kendall... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
traveling_herr
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Huntsville, Alabama
Great trip with even better staff

The horses were very sweet and considering some are rescued it makes you feel even better riding... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
itamarhillel
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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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The excursion, which takes place 100% on horseback, begins at the farm stables of Don Tobias. There, a professional team of guides prepares visitors with relevant information. Children's equipment is also available. Almost all of the excursion takes place on private land, crossing rivers and jungle, crossing second generation forest and primary forest, as well as beautiful pastures some of which are used for cattle, visitors will see the magnificent Arenal Volcano that accompanies the Visitors throughout the trip. Departure: 8:30 am or 1:30 p.mDuration: 3 hours Includes: Transportation, guide, equipment, water.Sugested Equipment: long trousers, cool shirts, binoculars, cameras, sunscreen and repellent Of insects.
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Hours Today: 07:30 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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La palma, Fortuna de San Carlos | In front of the Volcano Lodge Hotel on Route 142, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 20101, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 7 had a wonderful time on our horseback tour to the Arenal volcano. Oscar and Kendall were great guides. It definitely exceeded our expectations. We came in July, so it is the rainy season and the volcano was not visible due to...More

Thank traveling_herr
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The horses were very sweet and considering some are rescued it makes you feel even better riding them. The staff was very welcoming and had lots of knowledge to any question we asked. My instructor will really seemed like he loved the horses and loved...More

1  Thank itamarhillel
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Visited La Fortuna and decided to do a horseback ride. We showed up at 8:30 and met Wil our guide. He was knowledgeable, funny, and just a pleasure to spend the afternoon with in such a beautiful setting. We had such a great time that...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Was in Arenal March 10 - 13. My wife and kids enjoy horseback riding. I had a bad experience years ago and was not very excited about doing the trip, but decided to make the family happy. Tracy from Anywhere booked the trip for us....More

Thank mattstanton2018
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

We were collected on time, taken to the stables and kitted out with a helmet and a horse. We were the only 2 on the trip, which was quite handy as I'd never ridden a horse before, and my horse knew that! He went where...More

Thank headmixer
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

We booked this tour, Don Tobias Volcano Tour, through Anywhere.com. We discovered this tour was in very close proximity to where we were staying, Arenal Manoa. Kendall, picked us up at the hotel and we ended up being the only ones that morning so we...More

Thank fcslady
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We owned a horse for many years, so I feel confident that I know a good operator who treats their animals well when I see one. See below for more detail, but I can summarise our experience as simply fantastic. It was the highlight of...More

1  Thank BusinessTravelDude
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

I went for a ride yesterday which was like a tour, we walked around the beautiful nature, through woods and plains to a few great spots with amazing views over the hills and of the volcano Arenal. Initially I was a bit nervous as I...More

Thank QuatreVentsGigaro
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We went on a ride with Kendal and had a great time. My wife and I are both novice riders with very little experience years ago and we had no trouble. The horses were well cared for and Kendal took my phone and took pictures...More

1  Thank Dan G
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Horses were well taken care of. The guide, Kendal, was absolutely great! He knew a lot about the area, about the wildlife and its history. The ride was great, not the typical horses-walking-in-row tour, but a but challenging and a lot of fun. He turned...More

Thank Malin S
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lisareneeo
24 May 2017|
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Response from Shlomy M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure they have. I got the recommendation by our hotel. It was really great. They have 2 tours a day if I'm not mistaken 9 and 1. But not sure about it. I would ask the hotel you are going to be staying at.
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staycation3
12 December 2016|
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Response from Quintone | Reviewed this property |
No problem. Hope you have a good time.
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mulegirl
17 November 2015|
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Response from paosborne63 | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so however you have to be able to lay forward over the horses neck on steep inclines. The ride is in the mountains and the terrain is steep.
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