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We are a family business with over 25 years experience doing kayaking trips and teaching one of the best spots in the word and sharing our beautiful Country and great pure life culture of Costa Rica
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Cartago, turrialba | Barrio camusa, Turrialba 30501, Costa Rica
+506 8834 1541
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I took a beginners lesson with Mario and it was amazing. Mario's "classroom" is beautiful and the perfect place to learn whitewater kayaking. I'm pretty new to the sport and my girlfriend is a total beginner, but Mario did a great job...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Steeeeve
Costaricakayakschool, Propietario at Costa Rica Kayak School, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

It was a pleasure friends, see you next

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We took a kayaking skills class for two days with Mario. We had an excellent experience. Our hope was to build up our skill base with whitewater kayaking so we could apply those skills back to be safer and more prepared when using our packrafts...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 26 October 2018

If you want to have the full Costa Rica experience, Mario is your guy! I went to paddle with him 3 days in a row to the Lower Pacuare, Upper Orosi and Upper Pacuare, and he rocks. Good gear, awesome lines, puntual, reliable and safe;...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RafaelMunozYcaza
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

I had not been on a river for 25 years. Mario got me back on the water and reteaching me some basics on a beautiful section of the river. Perfect for me to get back paddling, and felt safe and in good hands. Had been...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ed N
Venture814888, Propietario at Costa Rica Kayak School, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

Gracias Was a pleasure to meet you !!! And share the River, culture, nature and greate entertainment !!!! See you next time Amigo Pura vida

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I first used Costa Rica kayak School earlier this year when I went to Costa Rica for the first time. I had never been before and had a great time. We had fun and felt safe throughout the trip. I returned to Costa Rica last...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RyanM3741
Reviewed 12 February 2018

I went to Costa Rica with two friends for a week of kayaking. I emailed with Mario before the trip to make sure we were all set with our plans. He was very quick to respond when I had a question. He provided kayaks for...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Allyson C
Reviewed 25 January 2018

I made contact with Mario of Costa Rica Kayak through Facebook and arranged a meeting when I arrived in Turrialba. When I arrived we agreed to a paddling schedule and chose the rivers and sections I was interested in boating. Not only is Mario friendly,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Dee D
Reviewed 2 October 2017

To All Paddlers Looking for an adventure! I had the most wonderful seven days of paddling in Turrialba, Costa Rica. What made my experience so wonderful is entirely thanks to Mario Vargas Hernandez's Costa Rica Kayak School. Not only did Mario and my instructor Fernando...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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27 November 2017|
Response from Allyson C | Reviewed this property |
If you have WhatsApp, that's a good way to contact him. Use the number listed on this page above.