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Catarata Del Toro Adventures

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Address: Bajos del Toro, Costa Rica
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+506 2476 0800

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The classic waterfall with an even bigger secret

Catarata del Toro is a wonderful waterfall to visit. The facilities are top-notch. It's a world-class place to watch and photograph hummingbirds including the violet sabrewing... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Christopher T
Eustis, Florida

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Eustis, Florida
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Catarata del Toro is a wonderful waterfall to visit. The facilities are top-notch. It's a world-class place to watch and photograph hummingbirds including the violet sabrewing which lives here in abundance. After entry, you are almost immediately hit with the expansive view of catarata del toro and the classic photo opportunities. The walk to this view is easy and flat.... More 

Thank Christopher T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a quick stop to view this beautiful, massive waterfall on the way to the Arenal area. The volcano nearby had erupted that morning and the water was grey due to the volcanic ash. Very cool to see, but would have liked to have seen the clear water too! Note that you must pay the full amount (about 15... More 

Thank FLtravels
Karlsruhe, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a very nice waterfall and a well maintained path down to the viewing point, but 14$ is ridiculous! I think last year it was 10$, according to previous posts, and in my opinion a 40% raise can be hardly justified, except with greed! And by the way you will get your change in Colones.

Thank Peter S
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I had the opportunity to do the Blue rapids FULL day tour. We couldn't have been happier with our experience. It was a full day (6-7 hrs) that brought us down to the most amazing river. The water was a milky baby blue colour and we saw soo many magnificent waterfalls that I lost count (somewhere around... More 

Thank Sarah K
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28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend coming to this small town to see the waterfalls or cataratas. The hike is moderate, about 5 kilometers (2.5 miles), and offers beautiful sites along the way. Certain times of year the water is very blue like the glacier lakes in Canada. I suggest wearing good shoes, as rocks and crossing rivers can be slippery, especially during the... More 

Thank SocioKathy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hosts were super accommodating. They made us dinner when we got in a little later, were extremely helpful and friendly, and you can't beat the view of the waterfall! The hike down is pretty easy and the food was wonderful-- try the homemade hot sauce. :) Perfect rustic hide-away.

Thank Emily K
Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

When we went, it was raining, so the lodge looked close and there was no one else there. We paid the entrance fee and hiked down, which was quick (25 mins) and easy if you are in shape (tough if you don't exercise). The falls are impressive from a lot of different angles. It is just unexpected from the entrance... More 

Thank Michael H
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Out of the way waterfall in volcanic crater with grounds of birds and flowers (saw toucans, hummingbirds etc.) Impressive waterfall and hike to bottom. Romantic restaurant. Rooms are sparse, but OK. Best of Costa Rica attraction.

Thank Michael C
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110 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The southerly approach to Bajos del Toros is challenging to say the least. Although the roads were paved, they were the narrowest, steepest, most tortuous we saw in Costa Rica. There was one point after a hairpin turn that the hill was so steep I did not think our rental Daihatsu Trios was going to make it. In early 2017... More 

Thank Silverchemist
Amston, Connecticut
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I consider ourselves waterfall chasers. And Del Toro is one of the most impressive we've ever seen! The hike is not as bad as you imagine it will be. Just take a break once in awhile and your back at the top before you know it. It was easy to find and lunch was great.. And there... More 

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