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Bigfoot Hostel and Volcano Boarding

Del Banco Procredit | 1/2 Cuadra Al Sur, Leon 21000, Nicaragua
+505 8852 3279
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I had so much fun in this place, best food in town & volcano boarding. The staff is amazing so... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ana J
via mobile
Volcano boarding

Manny was great, he knew what he was talking about and bonded with the whole group. Activity was... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
David M
via mobile
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Del Banco Procredit | 1/2 Cuadra Al Sur, Leon 21000, Nicaragua
+505 8852 3279
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had so much fun in this place, best food in town & volcano boarding. The staff is amazing so helpful and friendly. We are really glad to came to this hostel. Best parties ever. Highly recommend

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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Manny was great, he knew what he was talking about and bonded with the whole group. Activity was absolutely fun ! Thanks David, London.More

Thank David M
Bigfoot H, General Manager at Bigfoot Hostel and Volcano Boarding, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Hi David, thank you very much for saving sometime to review Bigfoot Hostel Leon and Volcano Boarding. We appreciate you preference on us. It is thrilling to know we were able to offer you a great experience and thankful for your compliments to Manny. We...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017

So I booked a night at the "party hostel," wondering wtf I'd gotten myself into. I'm a quieter, intorverted type, but I wanted to do the volcano boarding the next day, so this was the easiest option. Well, I was pleasantly surprised! The private room...More

Thank sheenaneedscoffee
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Name something random you've done? Oh yeah bombed down an active volcano ...!! Por qué no?!! Bigfoot have it bang on, they sort you out from start to finish so $30 well spent. The hike up is so do able, even if you're 'unfit' you...More

Thank Alicia L
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Thrilling, well executed experience. We were driven to the bottom of the volcano where we began a very scenic hike up the volcano. Guide was fun loving, helpfull and supportive, great instructor. The boarding experience was amazing! We were provided with free water, beer and...More

Thank 756carro
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Did the volcano boarding with Bigfoot Hostel as the reviews were good to date. Didn't disappoint. Manny was our guide and not only did he talk us through the boarding he gave us loads of info about the volcano and the history of volcano boarding....More

Thank buffersjames
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I went volcano boarding this April and I would highly recommend it!! It was great to hike up Cerro Negro, and the views are amazing. The hike was tough with the board, especially in the hot sun. It's possible to pay a local guy $5...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This was the highlight of our trip to Nicaragua. Our guide for the day was Archie and he was excellent. He actually learned everyone's names in about 15 minutes. We had a large group that day, 35 people. Archie led us up the volcano, encouraged...More

Thank Mariana9620
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I'll admit that I wasn't prepared for the strenuous claim to the top of the volcano, but with encouragement I made it! The slide down was exhilarating! A very well organized tour. Even if the ride to and from was very bumpy, the beer afterwards...More

Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Definitely pricier than some of the other options ($40 vs $30). We went with Bigfoot because they are the original, the guide was really nice and it was a great experience with great people. However, if I was to recommend a friend I would tell...More

Thank Isa R
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9 January 2015|
Response from Es_bo123 | Reviewed this property |
You can try their facebook page - the hostel is really active on their FB account. I believe the trips run each day, they leave at around 9am from the hostel which is right in Leon in Backpacker alley, about 3 blocks from... More