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Scott's Walking Tours

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Very personal off the beaten path tours.You don't have to look like a tourist. Get to explore the areas the locals enjoy and be free to go with the flow. Food markets, historic buildings, Train stations and just overall interesting spots. Allow me...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 8305 1607
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Scott gave myself and my friend a personalized and diverse view of the city that would not be available to us on our own. We started early and meandered through the delicious farmers market, found coffee stops and he pointed out older buildings on the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank D B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved Scott’s insights and knowledge of some of San Jose’s neighbourhoods. We enjoyed the vibrant murals, graffiti lined streets, quirky cafes and eclectic vibe of the area. Scott’s eye for good photography helped us snap some nice photos too!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Elizabeth694
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Scott knows his city. When he asked what I was interested in (gardens, architecture, public art) we walked for several hours, seeing all kinds of out of the way cool spots and bits of interest. The mate shop and the chocolate Cafe were wonderful stops,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank vizqueen
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Scott is a really friendly guy with a lot of knowledge about the city. He has many quirky stories and local anecdotes to share, which we enjoyed very much. He is very experienced and knows how to tailor the tour to your interests. We really...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Zara R
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Walking around the city with Scott was a great way to start our vacation in Costa Rica. Got to see a lot of the different barrios from the central market to the nicer residential area's around zoo and Mexican Embassy. Best part with Scott was...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BobHPhoenix_Arizona
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

I totally recommend scott's walking tour. We had half a day to spend in san josé and he has been showing us different arras of the city, tips and infos about it. Scott is really fun and friendly. And more he knows a lot about...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sylvain P
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This was such a fun adventure for all the fan I couldn't not share! Highly recommended. Cool thing to do with visting guests on the weekend.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Wanderer768034
Reviewed 1 April 2018

A perfect way to start off a backpacking trip in Costa Rica. Scott is knowledgeable of local history and showed me several beautiful and unique areas in San Jose. Definitely worth it!!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Melissa K
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Scott's photos show us so much about his imaginative visions of life, San Jose, Costa Rica and the light he sees that we often miss. Could we ask for anything more? His San Jose walking tour and photo workshop invite us into a world created...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank melissannreed
Reviewed 19 February 2018

My husband and I love to get a local feel for a city and this is exactly what Scott's Walking Tour offers: a peek into how the locals live in San Jose. Scott showed us things we would have never known existed, and he was...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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11 April 2018|
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Response from ScottKWimer | Property representative |
Hi! Definately afternoon tours are great and can run into the dark if you like. It gets dark by 6:00. Tours usually run 2-3 hours.
10 July 2017|
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Response from ScottKWimer | Property representative |
Hi...usually a couple hours. $25 per person . $35 if you are alone. We can meet downtown near nacional theater
11 April 2017|
Response from Scott W | Property representative |
Hi, I can create a walk that can fit your interests. We can walk through various neighborhoods and go with the flow. Stopping to rest or shop is not a problem. I suggest museums you can do on your own. But I can surely get... More