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Venado Caves Tours and Tickets
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First, the driver, guide and people on site were kind and professional. My concern and warning is for those booking the promised GoPro package with pictures and hiking boots. I paid an additional $20/person to get pictures. When we arrived in the rain with our...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Michele J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plan on getting soaked, you can't avoid it. Treking through cave rivers and waterfalls was a great expierience as well as exciting. I'll admit I was nervous at first but our tour guy made us feel very comfortable. he was very informative of the surroundings...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank gmfish41
Reviewed 14 September 2019

We decided to book a spelunking tour last minute and it was so amazing!! Our guide was VERY knowledgable and led us through the caves while feeling safe and having fun. We saw bats, fossils and stalagmites and crawled through the caves with a photographer...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank austin2385
Reviewed 31 August 2019

I went on the Venado cave tour with my kids 14&11. We went with Ecoterra with Minor as our guide. I am in decent shape about 50. The cave was challenging but really cool. Walked through a river and waterfall with climbing and squeezing through...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 24 August 2019

Our guide Daniel was extremely informative with a great sense of humour. We had a blast! My husband who has caved before had 0 complaints. If you're up for getting wet and dirty, this is the adventure to do. Prepare to see spiders and bats,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank hartc89
Reviewed 7 August 2019 via mobile

Rather than pay $95 per person for an organised tour, we hired the cheapest car we could find at approx $40 Inc insurance and drove the hour or so to the caves ourselves (where the cost is $28/$25, cash only). It was fine to just...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank jonnibgood
Reviewed 31 July 2019

We visited here our first full day in CR. It was a highlight of our trip. The guide and whole experience was not to be forgotten. The guide was very knowledgeable and the pictures takes were great. Highly recommend. PS - for a real adventure...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 6t-fam
Reviewed 23 July 2019

We did this last minute instead of kayaking because it was not a good day to see the volcano. We were SO glad we did! The drive from La Fortuna to Venado was long, winding, rocky at times, grassy at times, but the drive was...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank kristen1434
Reviewed 16 July 2019 via mobile

We booked this trip looking through several things to do during our honeymoon via trip advisor. The trip started off by having someone from ecoterra pick us up at our hotel on time. Our driver was very professional and polite. He answered any questions we...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Mundo_29
Reviewed 11 July 2019

My two teenage children, myself, and another couple went on the tour. They supply boots, helmet with headlamp. It's basically as adventurous as you want it. We were all brave and ready for more so we were squeezing through tight crevices, climbing, and wading through...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Christen B
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Response from hansikas12 | Reviewed this property |
Our guide asked us if any of us felt claustrophobic in small spaces and assured us that even if we did we could go through the caves. Maybe they would just alter the route to avoid some tight spaces if possible - there are... More
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Response from frugalfather | Reviewed this property |
Ruth, I hope you get this message in time: we didn't make reservations, we just showed up. This is their slow season (March/April) so you'll probably be ok just showing up in the morning. I found Waze to be the most... More