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Puntarenas Highlights Shore Excursion

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    Gio Tours - Day Tours
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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    Tarcoles
    Stop: 90 minutes -
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Highlights
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered

    Ports

    • Muelle De Puntarenas, Barrio La Angostura, Puntarenas Province, Punta Arenas, Costa Rica
    • Cruise Dock, Paseo de los Turistas, Puntarenas, Av. 4, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica
    • Caldera Puntarenas, Caldera, Provincia de Puntarenas, Espíritu Santo, Costa Rica
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Inclusions
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Food tasting
    • Lunch
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Infant seats available
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
    • At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time, and re-boarding time
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    We are so glad we booked this tour. It was definitely one of the highlights of our Panama Canal cruise. We saw so many amazing birds, crocodiles and monkeys. I loved it all. Our guide was great! We stopped at an amazing gift shop. I saw so many things I wanted to buy. I
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    Response from GioTours, Owner at Puntarenas Highlights Shore Excursion
    Responded 1 week ago
    Dear 850cathys, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review! We are glad to know that all the activities included in this tour were suited even with your mobility issues and that you were able to see so many animals too! If you ever come back to Costa Rica again don't hesitate in letting us know as it would be our pleasure to show you every detail of this beautiful country! Just access our website for information or write us directly to our email! Owner, Gian Carlo Granados
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    Had such a great tour! Guide Jesus provided so much information, such a great ambassador for Costa Rica. Driver Leo's driving was spot on. River cruise operator Manuel got us up close to nature. Tour was a perfect day to spend our full day in port.
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    Response from GianCarloGranados, Propietario at Puntarenas Highlights Shore Excursion
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Dear wildwoodway, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review! We are able to know that this tour was a perfect way to spend your day in port, we work very hard on delivering the best service we can. If you ever come back to Costa Rica again don't hesitate in letting us know as it would be our pleasure to show you every detail of this beautiful country! Just access our website for information or write us directly to our email! Owner, Gian Carlo Granados
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    Our guide- Jesus- was very knowledgeable and truly loves Costa Rica. He was great at spotting animals and stopping to capture great photo shots. This is a must do.
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    Response from GianCarloGranados, Propietario at Puntarenas Highlights Shore Excursion
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Dear clxpert, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review! We are glad you enjoyed our tour and that our tour guide made such a great job at delivering this tour. If you ever come back to Costa Rica again don't hesitate in letting us know as it would be our pleasure to show you every detail of this beautiful country! Just access our website for information or write us directly to our email! Owner, Gian Carlo Granados
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    As arranged our guide, Pablo and driver, Carlos met us at the ship to start our adventure. We drove through the town of Puntarenas - which USED to be a vibrant fishing village until the fish were gone. Pablo explained how they are trying to make a come back, but it's hard. We
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    Response from GianCarloGranados, Propietario at Puntarenas Highlights Shore Excursion
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Dear MAP12, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review! We are truly happy to know that the tour we developed was as enjoyable as you mention we are glad that our representatives made such a great job and that the stops included were good. If you ever come back to Costa Rica again don't hesitate in letting us know as it would be our pleasure to show you every detail of this beautiful country! Just access our website for information or write us directly to our email! Owner, Gian Carlo Granados
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    Our guide Pablo was one of the best ever. Friendly, funny and very knowledgeable of all the birds and animals we encountered. He made sure he included our 11 yr old daughter in everything to keep her interest. Highly recommend.
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    Response from GianCarloGranados, Propietario at Puntarenas Highlights Shore Excursion
    Responded 30 Nov 2019
    Dear Jblack1133, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review! We are truly happy to know that our tour guide made such a great job of providing information as well as helping your daughter feel included and keeping her interest. If you ever come back to Costa Rica again don't hesitate in letting us know as it would be our pleasure to show you every detail of this beautiful country! Just access our website for information or write us directly to our email! Owner, Gian Carlo Granados
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    About the operator
    By: Gio Tours - Day Tours
    451 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Alex1979
    South Yorkshire
    6384
    Ok but ......
    We booked what they call a fully private tour. We did the canal to see the wildlife. Our guide said we are waiting
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    baldtomato
    Vancouver, Canada
    2419
    Beyond expectations,
    Gio Tours was excellent from the time of inquiry and booking, last minute communications at pick up (to address
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    Trek454644
    10
    Caribbean Highlights tour
    Picked up outside the port and taken to the bus promptly. The tour started with a visit to the beach for photo
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    bevkisley
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    10
    Best of Costa Rico tour
    Hubby and I had a wonderful time on this tour. Was met right on the pier--no hunting around for them.
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    KellifromCali
    10
    Costa Rica 8 in 1 Highlights
    We had an excellent tour with our guide Pablo and our van driver Leo. Both were very professional, knowledgeable
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    850cathys
    White Rock, Canada
    177
    Amazing tour!
    We are so glad we booked this tour. It was definitely one of the highlights of our Panama Canal cruise. We saw so
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    Jursverse
    Jacksonville Beach, Florida
    10
    Pablo and Carlos are the best tour guides ever!
    Pablo and Carlos are the best tour guides ever! We travel a lot and have done tons of tours and excursions and
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    Beachfan62
    Harsewinkel
    21
    Wonderful nature trip
    We hat a wonderful trip with a native tour guide. He made it so special, he showed us so much of the nature of his
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    Pam B
    Berlin Center, Ohio
    10
    6 in 1 highlights tour
    Driver Joe and Tour Guide Pablo were very professional and pleasant. They knew the island history very well and
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    gea4957
    Ocala, Florida
    15730
    Fun time in Puerto Limon
    We booked this tour direct rather than thru the Holland America cruise desk. The tour leader met us just outside
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    amarsh4892
    10
    Hooray for Jesus !
    The tour was great. Can't tell you how much we appreciated Jesus and how he loved his country and tried to
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    my-three-boysdk
    Palmdale, California
    10
    Such a fun day!!!
    We loved every single minute of this day! Great way to see a lot of the different parts of the area. The guide
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    Bubbie123456
    32
    Excellent tour!
    When I first boarded the big bus and had to sit in the back, I was concerned that I would not be able to
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    Cathy H
    Orlando, Florida
    831243
    Exceeded expectations
    From the time we got off our cruise ship and were met at the "blue gate" by Jesus, to the time we were dropped
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    Myrna L
    10
    Wonderful Tour Guide
    We had a great boat tour in Costa Rica of the canals filled with wildlife. Our guide and boat captain were on high
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 8h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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