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Rio Claro Day Tours

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We offer tours to 5 distinct waterfalls, experiencing various activities: jumping, swimming, climbing ect. The tour can be experienced in canoe or kayak and includes a guide. After the adventure a coffee or tea is provided. We also offer these...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Punta Rio Claro, Drake Bay, Costa Rica
+506 8931 1345
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stay at Ricardos place! We had some great days there. The hostel is an easy but clean and friendly place directly at the beach. You can do a kayak tour with Ricardo (you will have fun) or just swim or snorkeling at the great beaches...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PuraVidaXXX
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

I did the 2-hour tour. No crocodiles so it was safe to be in the water. I went early May, 2018. $25. Definitely worth it IMO. The tour activities went in this order: swim (you have to start with this swim to wash off bug...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Austin B
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We read in the Lonely Planet that at Rio Claro there is a kayak tour for 15$. Thats not quite true and it‘s 25$ for 2h. But it was much better as it was a canyoning tour! You take the kayak up the river, then...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Fabian S
Reviewed 18 January 2018

The float tour with Alvaro was exceptional. We had to reschedule due to flight changes and I am glad my husband persisted in seeing that we did get to do it. It will appeal to a mixed age group, age 10+ and anyone that is...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank crabapple58
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Great way to visit Ricardo’s turtle centre (which is about 20 mins walk from San Josecito beach) so you can see the newly hatched turtles and where they are released. He is short of volunteers so if you have time, this may be an amazing...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank snegurochka
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We totally enjoyed the kajak tour with Daniel, floating on rio Claro, jumping into the natural Pools, climbing up and swimming in the waterfall natural Pools. And the owners having a non commercial turtle project for already 18 years. You can also Volunteer and stay...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank tinawZ5123SF
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This tour is a must-do! A scenic canoe trip up the river, then a fun swimming, climbing, exploring, and waterfall-jumping trip back down the river. Our tour guide Gabriel was great. Excellent!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Cheryl Z
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most fun, exotic trips on the Osa. Gabriel, our tour guide, was fantastic. He seemed to enjoy himself taking us seniors up river and jumping into pools and climbing the rocks along the Rio Claro. A very special place. And...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Jacques890
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We were brought here by our guide on a kayaking trip and were so happy to have visited. My wife and I did the 2hr tour and enjoyed every minute. What a nice break from the hot sun, jumping into the cool river, a short...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Keith D
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We walked along the coast hoping to find this place. We took a short canoe tour up the river and floated back taking time to jump back in to the river from a few sweet jumping spots. There's a small waterfall you can walk up...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank David M
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Nimisha B
30 November 2016|
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Response from Rio_Claro_Tour_Drake | Property representative |
Thanks for contacting us and visiting again the wonderful Drake Bay, Nimisha! The price is $ 20 pp for 2 hours, $ 30 pp for 3 hours and $ 40 pp for 4 hours. We inform you that we open a hostel and we have a program of rescue... More
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