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Address: Punta Arenas 5500, Costa Rica
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+506 800-567-1257
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07:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Thumbs Up Tours is a locally owned business with 10 years of experience in...

Thumbs Up Tours is a locally owned business with 10 years of experience in the travel industry. At Thumbs Up Tours We are dedicated to offering accurate information about Costa Rica to a wide range of travelers. We are committed to facilitating and creating the vacation experience of your dreams. Our bilingual team of Costa Rican vacation planners delivers excellent service to customers from around the world. We specialize in sightseeing day tours with small groups of 8-12 in all regions of the country.

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We took advantage of the Thumbs Up tour in Puntarenas Costa Rica on 25 February 2017. We heard about this company on Trip Advisor & it produced even more than what it said on the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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Montreal, Quebec
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The 10 in 1 Thumbs up tour was a great success. It was well organized and structured. The sights were interesting and the tour guide Kary was very good at giving us an understanding of life in Costa Rica. Honorable mention to the driver, Carlos, who made certain that we made it back unscathed. One issue, our group of 24... More 

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Hollywood UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the 10 in 1 tour which gave a good insight into the Province of Punteranus. A busy, but very enjoyable day. Guide was knowledgeable and driver excellent. Saw a wide variety of wildlife in a short period of time

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took advantage of the Thumbs Up tour in Puntarenas Costa Rica on 25 February 2017. We heard about this company on Trip Advisor & it produced even more than what it said on the tin.We did the 10 in 1 trip. We met Andrew & his team at the end of the pier. We were introduced to our guide... More 

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Cherry Valley, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked the 10 in 1 tour with Thumbs Up Tours for our stop there during a Panama Canal cruise. Our guide was a friendly and knowledgeable ex-pat named Carrie. We had a fabulous tour and learned a lot about Costa Rica from Carrie. Saw monkeys, a Scarlet Macaw, tasted the juice from freshly pressed sugar cane, had a typical Costa... More 

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Colchester
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have just come back from a Panama Canal cruise which stopped for a day in Puntarenas. Having seen the excellent reviews I decided to book Thumbs Up as opposed to the tour offered by the ship. There were 4 in our party and we were met on the pier by Andrew, the owner, and Esteban our guide for the... More 

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Spring Hill, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If your visiting Punta Arenas I highly recommend Thumbs Up Tours. and if you happen to get Kari as your tour guide, that's another plus This was a day stop for us from a cruise ship. We made our arrangements directly via E mail with Thumbs up. Not to say anything bad about the cruise ship book on board tours,... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a cruise that was going to stop at several places where the shore excursions were over priced & showed little interest for us. Thumbs Up had a tour that looked interesting & was affordable. There were 6 people on the tour in a van. We had an American girl as our tour guide. The guide was wonderful &... More 

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Greenville, Sc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

We did the Carrara National Park and Crocodile river tour with another couple. Our guide was Exon and he was very good. He spoke English very well and was very knowledgeable of the area. He was able to show us monkeys and toucans in the National Park. The trip on the river was very nice with interesting sightings of very... More 

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Jericho, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

After reading many reviews decided to book Thumbs Up for a shore excursion in Puntarenas. Andrew met us at the end of the pier and sent us to our van. Our guide was Carrie, she was very knowledgeable about the animals and plants in Costa Rica. We saw many crocodiles on the boat ride. Lunch was very good. Definitely would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We took a cruise through the Panama Canal and stopped in Costa Rica. We were a group of 15 (3 families with teenage kids) and wanted to plan a tour that would keep everyone happy. After emailing back and forth with Andrew at Thumbs Up we decided on the Canopy/Zipline Tour, Boat Tour, Sightseeing with Lunch, and it worked out... More 

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