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“tilapia farm”(67 reviews)
“waterfall tour”(127 reviews)
“rope swing”(18 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio 0614, Costa Rica
+506 2777 7436
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I did the combined tour of ocean paddle boarding and the full day waterfall tour and wow, where do I even begin? Excellent service from our guides, Ismael and Kevin. They picked us up from our accommodation, drove us to and from...More

Thank avly2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not exaggerating, this was the best day I've ever had! If you love nature, water, adventures, amazing views, and great company... you have to try this!! We were lucky enough to go on the Waterfall Adventure tour with Ismael and Kevin where we...More

Thank Shannon C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first time to see waterfalls and I was not disappointed! Ishmeal and Kevin were amazing guides. Both Ticos, so of course very knowledgeable and helpful throughout the day. I learned so much from them, not only of the falls and plants, but also the...More

Thank Rebekah N
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Awesome guides- check! Punctual, professional, and fun- check, check, check!!! Great food + Beautiful landscapes + incredible adventure activities!!!! I mean, seriously... what more could I have asked for? Our day with Paddle 9 was the best day of our entire trip to Costa Rica....More

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Reviewed 26 August 2018

Our family of four (two adults, two kids 7 and 9 years old) had a unforgettable day exploring and experiencing waterfalls with Paddle 9. Our guides Claus and Clint were wonderful. They made us feel safe and secure by giving us detailed info on what...More

Thank Leslie M
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Spent the day with a couple of Paddle 9 tour guides visiting some awesome waterfalls and caves. Ismail and Corri know their stuff and more importantly give your family an opportunity to have some real fun! My 8 year old forced me to jump a...More

Thank nkory
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Our guides were super fun, very helpful and encouraging. The stops are fantastic and all of us enjoyed our day. Highly recommend doing this while you are in Manuel Antonio!

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 3 August 2018

These guys are awesome!! Our guides were informative and tell you some background knowledge about Costa Rica as well. We signed up for the waterfall day tour which includes 4 stops and lunch at an amazing tilapia farm/plantation. Not only is each waterfall breathtaking, it...More

Thank Sheila K
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Our family chose the Waterfall excursion from Paddle 9 because we haven’t experienced that yet. From start to finish the staff was awesome. They picked us up from our hotel on time, very friendly, and our guides were very knowledgeable of the area and of...More

Thank Leanne L
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We had more rain than sunshine for our tour. The guide was VERY informative. The we got in 2 of the 3 planned waterfall visits. The visit to “Ventanas,” was hampered by the weather. The guide did his best to keep it interesting and fun....More

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B_Gal330, Owner at Paddle 9, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thank you so much for adventuring with us, it was a pleasure showing you some of favorite places in Costa Rica. I wanted to address your issue with only being able to get into 2 of the 3 waterholes. At the third waterfall, our guides...More

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Pamela R
20 March 2018|
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Response from Carrie P | Reviewed this property |
I think so...you do not have to paddle board or can stay on your knees (which is much more fun in the ocean anyway)...or just leave that part out completely. There are four different levels of waterfalls...I think jumping... More
Rui O
20 April 2017|
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Response from B_Gal330 | Property representative |
They are not too cold, probably high 60's low 70's. Definitely refreshing to jump in after dealing with the hot humid weather here in the Southern Pacific.
Caitlin G
2 December 2016|
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Response from B_Gal330 | Property representative |
We usually get back around 5:00pm