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Thumbs Up Tours

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Thumbs Up Tours is an American- Costa Rican-owned and operated local tour operator specializing in shore excursions, multi day tours and operate tours to all areas of our country. We pride ourselves on our top-tier customer service and transparency...more
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Puntarenas 5500, Costa Rica
+1 877-515-4134
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Traveled to Jaco with one of my friends and met Andrew whom was amazing from start to finish. We booked the Ziplining/horseback riding/waterfall tour with him and he was very helpful on every aspect of the process...He even went out his way to help assist...More

Thank angelash68
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We took the 10-in-1 Tour out of Puntarenas (off of our cruise ship). Staff met us right on the dock and took us to the appropriate van. We had booked as a couple, but indicated willingness to combine with a small group. Turned out there...More

Thank Lianne B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a very comprehensive tour. We got to see crocodiles in the river and all sorts of exotic birds. The guide was able to relate many details about the area and about the country in general. This tour also included a lunch in a...More

1  Thank NancyAnneHill
Reviewed 1 August 2018

On a previous trip to Costa Rica I researched going to the Monteverde Cloud Forest but decided it was to distant for our travels. On this visit by cruise ship docking at Puntaneras, I researched to see if any local companies had tour to Monteverde...More

Thank JohnGalt2
Reviewed 28 July 2018

A friend and I booked through Thumbs Up Tours for a private tour and at the very beginning it was great! We were picked up on time and customer service was A++. The guide spoke perfect English and was hilarious. We told them what we...More

Thank Travis H
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We had a great private tour in Costa Rica April 2018 we did the 10 in one tour . Our guide was Marco he was great very informative very flexible with our schedule . It was just my husband and I on our tour for...More

Thank Stefdiego
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful tour with Leo and Jorge who met us up at the dock. We were on the Pacific Princesss and decided to do our own tour as opposed to the one offered by the ship. Our tour only had eight people, all from...More

1  Thank Ron L
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Our group of 6 from the Pacific Princess cruise ship booked the Sky Walk 4 in 1 tour with Thumbs Up Tours for May 22, 2018. From the initial contact by email to book the tour to the drop off back at the pier at...More

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Allie and Gilbert were our wonderful guides! They love what they do and it shows. Allie called the monkeys out of the trees and they came right on her shoulders. She was able to spot several Mccaws also. Everyone in our group except two of...More

Thank Raj520
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our tour in Costa Rica. Kari was our guide. She is an expat from California USA. She is married to a Costa Rican and they are expecting a baby in September! Great guide! There was a last minute change of pier because...More

Thank Joyce M
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20 July 2018|
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Response from ThumbsUpTours | Property representative |
Hello, It would be a great pleasure to show you our lovely country on October 13th. Monkeys are abundant in the area of Puntarenas and we know just where to find them! Please send us a message through our website to send... More
1 December 2017|
Response from Gabriele S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Theresa ... I made the 10 in 1 tour (arrived in a cruise) and it was about 7-8 hours tour. We were in a group so no idea price for 2. Fare was 75$ (we were 4 of us bit total number in the bus were 12). Hope this help... More
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1 December 2017|
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Response from Ken M | Reviewed this property |
Hi try calling 877-826-4668. I called and was able to speak with someone. I received a booking invoice and we really enjoyed the tour. Maybe there is no confirmation because no payment is required
16 May 2017|
Response from davannSydney | Reviewed this property |
Sorry.....I didn't get the question - my internet has been playing up! Our bus had 12 pax and our price per person was $70USD. Yes, price does depend on number of people on tour. You can plan whatever sort of tour you... More
8 March 2017|
Response from Helaine R |
As a followup to my question I just heard from the owner. They were have issues with email and servers etc which is why I had not been able to get in touch with them. He said the issues have been resolved.