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Nauyaca Waterfalls - Horseback Riding Tours

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San Isidro de Perez Zeledon, Dominical, Costa Rica
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Best Day Tour Ever

One of the best day tours of our vacation. The kids were able to climb the rocks with our guides... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Leana L
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Beautiful!

This place is amazing and the staff is very friendly. My family loved it. We will definitely be... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
385rose
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Nauyaca Waterfalls is a totally Costa Rican owned family tourism company, dedicated for several years to tour operations. These are horseback riding tours, traveling through the farm that border with two impressive waterfalls from Rio Barucito. These majestic waterfalls are one of the main attractions of the southern region in Costa Rica, not only for their natural scenic beauty, which offers the tourist moments of recreation and fun, but also to participate in different activities such as horseback ridign tours, swimming, climbing, jumping and to observe much of the beauty of the tropical rainforest, among others. Nauyaca Waterfalls is the ideal place, not only for those in search of tranquility and nature, but also for adventure and excitement lovers. They are a reference point for adventure ecotourism as they are recognized worldwide for their beauty and the excellent services they provide.
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San Isidro de Perez Zeledon, Dominical, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of the best day tours of our vacation. The kids were able to climb the rocks with our guides assistance and jump into the water.

Thank Leana L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is amazing and the staff is very friendly. My family loved it. We will definitely be back.

Thank 385rose
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family took this tour in 2013, and we are still reliving that day. Tour guides were friendly and helpful. Lunch was delicious. The waterfall jumping was amazing.

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

We loved our horseback ride to the falls! Neither of us had much riding experience and were given suitable horses, and were well looked after! Nice group of people shared the experience with us! Lovely stop for breakfast on the way up, and same stop...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

This was so fun for the whole family from baby to older kids! The walk would have been too much. Horseback riding for the win!

Thank Kimberly D
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

This is billed as a horseback riding tour, but it is much more. It starts at 8 and finishes about 1:30 • Horseback ride up to an area where they served a light breakfast. • Horseback ride to waterfalls, changing building • Impressive waterfall and...More

1  Thank Orefield
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We chose to take a truck up to these falls versus by horseback or hiking. Proved to be a great idea, first ones there to enjoy the very cold refreshing water. After about an hour the area filled up with those that hiked or came...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

This was #1 on our list when visiting Dominical and it did NOT disappoint. The guides and staff made our tour so memorable and made sure we got the best out of this experience. Our breakfast and lunch stops were delicious and refreshing. I would...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

We took this tour for the horseback riding, and it was a great trip! The horses were having a bad day, I think, because they kept snipping at each other, but being a beginner, my horse, Calconmanila, was good to me.The staff was friendly, but...More

Thank Joanna C
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

the place is a world class most visit when traveling Costa Rica southern zone... the place is 10km from Dominical, next to the Natuga Hotel... No Other Words Then - Do Not Miss It

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classytravelerrgb
6 April 2018|
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Response from mauiqueen55 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, We booked through Jade Tours-they were fantastic, but we were staying in Manuel Antonio, and the Nauyaca Waterfalls are south of there an hour or so, so from Guancaste - it would be maybe 4 or so hours away, which may... More
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mrpalandati
21 March 2018|
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Response from mauiqueen55 | Reviewed this property |
Hello- sorry for the late reply- we booked a private transfer as well as the horseback ride to Nauyaca Falls through Jade Tours . They picked us up on our doorstep right on time in Manuel Antonio and drive us to the location... More
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Terrig29
13 February 2018|
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Response from mauiqueen55 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely!! I am 61- it was spectacular ! The boys are super helpful and kind and patient- do it- you will not regret- you have to ride a horse to see these amazing falls- the walk is do- able but very difficult!
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