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We are a small adventure company that offers a more personalized and custom service to our clientele. We offer, rafting, waterfall, hot springs, hiking and off the beaten path types of tours. We will show you the authentic hidden treasures of Costa...more
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150 Meters SE of Manuel Antonio Soccer Field, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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+506 8932 4772
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were blessed to spend a wonderful week in Manuel Antonio. We spent our last full morning with Mel on an excursion to Hot springs about half an hour from Quepos. Throughout the drive there, Mel educated us on the workings of the Palm Oil...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2018

This tour seems great for adrenaline seekers, but it was not appropriate for my family (my husband, our 3 children (ages 6, 6 and 8) and me). We asked for a family friendly ride on the Savegre River. The night before Melvin convinced me to...More

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Costa Rica T, Owner at Costa Rica Tropical Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

We are very sorry to hear that you and your family did not have the experience you were looking for. The reason we offered to take you rafting on El Chorro is because during the month of April there is a lot of sun you...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018

Lots of excitement and memories to last a lifetime! Loved spending time at the waterfall! The BBQ dinner of ribs, yucca, and plantains was amazing! Thanks to Mel and the entire staff! Pura Vida!

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Costa Rica T, Owner at Costa Rica Tropical Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

We are pleased to hear that you had a good time on tour with us. We always enjoy sharing the beauties of the local Costa Rican area with you. Please visit us again in the near future!

Reviewed 1 September 2018

Our guides were amazing! They were knowledgeable, fun, and made us all feel safe and got to use their expertise with our group! The experience and sites were the best of the best! They made this rafting trip one we will never forget! They were...More

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Costa Rica T, Owner at Costa Rica Tropical Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you for your response. It is always a pleasure to show our guests a good time while on a tour with our company. Please visit us again the next time you are in town. Safe travels and pura vida!

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We went rafting with Mel and Raul on the Naranjo River. It was absolutely amazing! We felt safe the whole time and really enjoyed ourselves. They made sure we really had a great time. It was fun to spend some time with the locals and...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

By far the best rafting trip I have ever been on! I would highly recommend this company to anyone! Nico was a fantastic guide and got us down the river smoothly, laughing and having a blast the entire time. It was the perfect combination of...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2018

Mel and Raul were wonderful! They picked up up from our condo and told us a lot about the history and culture about the area on our drive to the river. Great instructions and safety training, then we were off to see the beautiful Savegre...More

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Costa Rica T, Owner at Costa Rica Tropical Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thank you for your review. We always try to do our tours a little differently from everyone else. We try and stay flexible so that we can meet our customers needs. We are glad to hear that we could help make your Costa Rican experience...More

Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Mel took us on an amazing hike to Nauyaca waterfalls. Picked us up at our rental home, shared local history on the drive to the waterfalls, and asked us many questions about the type of adventure we wanted. He curtailed the hike and time at...More

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Costa Rica T, Owner at Costa Rica Tropical Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thank you for your review. I am happy to hear that you had good experience on our waterfall adventure. Please come again.

Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Our guide, Mel, was amazing! He was knowledgeable, fun, and made us all feel safe (especially since a couple of us were "newbies" to white water rafting!) This adventure is one I will never forget!

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Costa Rica T, Owner at Costa Rica Tropical Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your rafting tour with us. Please visit us again if you ever come back to Manuel Antonio.

Reviewed 26 June 2018

Four women rafted the Savegre (Class 2-3) and my only regret is that we didn't pick a wilder ride! Mel, Raoule and the entire staff were top-notch - giving us a really fun ride but always keeping us safe. I would recommend them to anyone,...More

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Costa Rica T, Owner at Costa Rica Tropical Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thank you for your review. If you guys come rafting with us again in the future, I promise to take you higher up on the river to where the rapids are wilder. I am glad you enjoyed the tour. Pura vida!

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khofmann0722
30 March 2018|
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Response from Damian G | Property representative |
Yes we do have a website. We also do Hot Springs and Nauyaca Waterfall tours. It would be our pleasure to take you out on one of our tours!
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Marisacac
19 January 2018|
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Response from Damian G | Property representative |
The water levels are not down. The rafting on el Chorro is great. Class 3 and 3+. It wouyld be our pleaseure to take you on one of our rafting trips!
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Chelsea Z
5 May 2017|
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Response from Damian G | Property representative |
Good afternoon, Chelsea, Yes there are hot springs in the Manuel Antonio Quepos area. It takes about 45 min. to get there. We do a tour where we take you there and spend about 2 hours there. The hot springs are tucked... More
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