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Safari River Floating & Don Pedro's Farm Tour

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Address: | Sunset Tours, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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OMG - you have to do this

What an amazing river float tour. We saw 3 crocodiles, four separate families of howler monkeys (one that included two precious babies), toucans, parrots, a tree snake (variety... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ed H
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Williamsburg, Virginia

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing river float tour. We saw 3 crocodiles, four separate families of howler monkeys (one that included two precious babies), toucans, parrots, a tree snake (variety unknown). And the stop at Don Pedros after 1 1/2 hours on the river was a great break. But be prepared for a healthy set of stairs to get to them (Thhis... More 

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Bayview, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took this tour on the advise from some travelers we met. They loved it and so did we. Jorge was our guide, and he was great. Good transport to the river, and lots of info along the float. The stop at Don Pedros farm was a wonderful surprise. Such welcoming people. We were served coffee, pastries and homemade cheese.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't know I had to paddle but it was great. Saw the animals and the guide was fantastic. The added stop at the farm was so quaint!

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Gibsons, Canada
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This trip was amazing! We chose to canoe over rafting and the entire trip did not disappoint. Although we were worried when the shuttle was late picking us up, they more than made up for it. Pedro is an eagle eye guide, spotting snakes and owls hidden in the trees. We also saw a sloth, howler monkeys, iguanas, hawks, heron,... More 

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Thank Lisa S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We enjoyed our float down the Penas Blancas River. We saw 2 crocodiles, Jesus Christ lizards, howler monkeys, blue herons, iguanas, and lots of small birds. The stop at Don Pedro's ranch was really cool and it was great to meet his two daughters Anita and Isabella. We had our family of 6 in one raft and there was another... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

My daughter (age 11) and I took this tour. Even though it was high tourist season, there was only one other person with us. The day was sunny and we saw some animals, including bats, monkeys, birds, and two crocodiles. This is a very safe tour. Lunch at Don Pedro's was a wonderful surprise. We had homemade cheese, baked goods,... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We had a great trip down the river with Martin! His love for the birds was apparent! We saw crocodiles, monkeys, a sloth and many beautiful birds. The stop at Don Pedro's was beautiful! We had a 6 and 8 year old with us and it was perfect!! Would defiantly recommend to anyone!

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Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I loved thee slow float down the river with an amusing and knowledgeable guide. We saw sloths, crocodiles, monkeys and so much more. The visit to the farm was a wonderful stop. Pedro was a superior story teller.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

First , Bert the tour guide and entire crew are very nice . Everything was great with the exception of how Bert dealt with the Crocodile we encountered . We saw one laying on land by the side of the river. We approached for a better view of it laying horizontal from us . Then , the Croc move vertical... More 

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bloomington,MN
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

This was not something we planned to do while in the area, but several cloudy days in a row caused us to look for something different to do rather than trying to view a non visible volcano. We are so glad we found this tour! The guides are really what make any tour great or not great and the guides... More 

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