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Scott's Walking Tours

San Jose, Costa Rica
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Perfect walking tour

I totally recommend scott's walking tour. We had half a day to spend in san josé and he has been... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sylvain P
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Nantes, France
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Amazing

This was such a fun adventure for all the fan I couldn't not share! Highly recommended. Cool thing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 to share the San Jose I love. No group is too small. I can meet you at your hotel or At the John Lennon statue in Plaza de Las Artes (Chinatown) in front of Iglesia La Soledad. Feel free to call or message me about pricing and group size and duration.I work in real time with texts. If I am available I will do last minute tours. I do not go into details of history. Dates, names of famous historic figures. If this is what you are looking for, I am not your guy. I want you to visit locations with me for the experience. Getting to know the barrios and customs with some interesting trivia and not so touristy pursuits. Enjoy the people , the sites and pet some cats. Smell some flowers. Optomise your city experience. Share my love of this city now
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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!!

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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

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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

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Scott knows his stuff. The tour took in the local culture of San Jose, as well as a great lesson in San Jose's history. It was a great way to orient ourselves to San Jose. Being an aspiring photographer myself, Scott gave me many tips...More

Thank gregnanaimo
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Scott provided us his local hangouts, like the national theater, post office and a variety of markets and coffee/chocolate stops. We appreciated getting to know how expats make it work living overseas too. He showed us what we wanted to see in this bustling friendly...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

I would highly recommend Scott; he was friendly and full of facts about the city. We toured the post office, parks, museums and other hidden gems that I would've been unable to find on my own! It was an unforgettable learning experience that I would...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Scott knows San Jose and gave us a terrific overview of the city history tand places of interest customized to our interests and requests. Easy to talk to and it was pleasant to spend the day with him.

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ScottKWimer, Owner at Scott's Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Thanks you guys for the great review.. I had a great time!!

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

I really enjoyed my walking tour with Scott. He is knowledgeable and informative and I visited parts of the city that I wouldn't have seen otherwise. Scott was happy to adapt the tour according to my needs and likes/dislikes etc. We walked through some interesting...More

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Jtraveller12
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.
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ghoshee
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
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sfender527
11 April 2017|
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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
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