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Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
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Excellent Adventure

I highly recommend including a Gyrocopter flight in your itinerary if you are visiting the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sandra M
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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Coolest thing I have ever done in my life

If you do one thing while in Samara go on the gyro copter. It is an experience you will never... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Neil_McWilliams
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Toronto, Canada
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We offer scenic flights in an open gyrocopter of 20 minutes, 30 minutes or 60 minutes departing from Sámara, Tamarindo, Nosara and Punta Islitas. Contact us for details. Description Tour Sámara: Taking off from our runway "Airpark Costa Rica" locally known as "La Pista" only 10 minutes outside of the beautiful little beach town Sámara in Guanacaste. Our shortest tour of 20 minutes will lead you first to one of the most beautiful white beaches in Guanacaste called Playa Barrigona where famous actor Mel Gibson owns a beach property. Next, you will head inland to the River Buena Vista on the lookout for sunbathing crocodiles along the river. The next part of your flight takes you to the beaches of Sámara and Carillo where you might get a soaring eagles' perspective of manta rays, dolphins, big schools of fish and sea turtles. From Carillo you'll overfly the Isla Chora on the way to Playa Buena Vista were you'll experience the sensation of flying just over breaking waves and feel you're surfing in mid-air! Return to the runway while enjoying a beautiful view of the rain forests and mangroves. In the time from December to March and August to Oktober you can often see whales playing near the shore. What to bring? You'll need a video or photo camera that can be secured at your wrist, also good idea to bring sunglasses.
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Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I highly recommend including a Gyrocopter flight in your itinerary if you are visiting the Guanacaste region Costa Rica. I had a fantastic experience with my pilot Guido out of Tamarindo! I am extremely uncomfortable with heights and I was really pushing my limits when...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

If you do one thing while in Samara go on the gyro copter. It is an experience you will never forget! Joerg is an amazing pilot and it is a very safe aircraft, if I could give it 10 Stars I would.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Loved this trip. We had a stunning flight over the coast ( over Mel Gibsons house! ) and out to the sea, where we saw a family of whales ( with calf ). If you are in and around Samara - this is a 'must'....More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

I am absolutely stunned by this amazing experience! We did the 60 minutes tour with Joerg in samara and it was fantastic! It is a great way so see the landscape with its beautiful beaches and enjoy the wind and the view. We saw lots...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

yes it cost a some money (but see what you get in return )...amazing flight and impressed by the skills while not taking any risks from the pilot. took the 1 hour flight and did see sooooooo much .,whales ,dolphins,manrays,crocodiles... if we come back we...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

We visited Costa Rica last year but sadly were too far from Samara to book a gyrocopter flight. So I waited an entire year until we could return to Costa Rica. And this time, Samara was top priority so I could tick this off my...More

Thank kar364
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

We started with an explanation of gyrocopter safety Then the pilot helped us into the back seat to begin what turned out to b a highlight of our Samara adventure. He pointed out various rays, turtles, a crock We swooped over beaches and were shown...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This was, without a doubt, one of the most amazing things I've ever done! My sister, husband and I did this while in Costa Rica. I'm still thanking my sister for recommending this! While flying you are able to see sooo much and Jorg points...More

Thank Janice H
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

This was, hands-down, my favorite experience in Samara. My father and I both went on 30 minute tours with Joerg and it was not long enough! I am afraid of heights but as soon as we got in the air I felt completely at ease....More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

My husband and I each went on the 60 minute tour. We both had such a great ride. Truly a birds eye view of such a wonderful place. Joerg was an amazing pilot. Definitely worth it.

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Yermalis L
22 May 2016|
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Response from uptobat | Reviewed this property |
We booked thru our lodging, Samara Palms, which we also recommend. They handled the details. But you could also use the Samara-Carillo Info Center who are also very helpful. They are listed as #1 under Samara "things to do... More
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juliesuo
29 January 2015|
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Response from Michele H | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your interest in flying with us. We offer different scenic flights, all prices are based on a departure from our runway near Sámara: 20 min - 110 $ 30 min - 150 $ 60 min - 230 $ We hope to see you... More
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