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Nauyaca Waterfalls - Horseback Riding Tours

#4 of 16 Outdoor Activities in Dominical Features Animals
San Isidro de Perez Zeledon, Dominical, Costa Rica
+506 2787 0541
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Horseback riding

Nice and well-trained horses, bilingual guides very helpful and talkative. Breakfast and lunch very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Not a glum lot from Massachusetts

Clean, friendly, English speaking family run ranch for your horseback riding experience. 15 of my... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ellen M
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San Isidro de Perez Zeledon, Dominical, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and well-trained horses, bilingual guides very helpful and talkative. Breakfast and lunch very traditional and tasty, nature of course the best. Highly recommended:-)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clean, friendly, English speaking family run ranch for your horseback riding experience. 15 of my friends and I took the horseback riding tour up to the waterfall. One of the best experiences I've ever had! From the moment we were greeted when checking in up...More

Thank Ellen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Is what you will say when you see these Falls. We chos the option to take the horseback tour... glad we did! I believe that the longer hike on foot would have been more than we would care to endure. We had a wonderful...More

Thank Jill Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We opted for the horseback ride up and were not dissapointed .... got a 2 great meals breakfast and lunch .... the falls are breathtaking to look at and so refreshing to swim in.... def a great day!!

Thank joearndt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I are in reasonable shape, but the walk is killer. Very hot, humid and a lot of uphill. Definitely drive down to the closest starting point. Wear good shoes and bring water. When we arrived, we went to the higher waterfall first,...More

Thank oraleejean
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Great horses, waterfalls and meals. About as good a way as possible to spend 4-5 hours in the Dominical area

Thank Rebecca K
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited this waterfall which was very beautiful and we were able to swim in the refreshing water. The road down to the falls is mostly downhill. If you have a 4x4 you can attempt to drive down to the parking lot,...More

Thank LMT123456
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We were six. Two 9 yr olds, two 23 yr olds and two early 50s. As you can imagine not everyone in the family likes the same thing, or can ride equally well. The variety of activities on this excursion was fantastic. I was free...More

Thank SailSuperior
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Two couples went on this excursion. I'll start off by saying the falls were gorgeous! The water wass FREEZING, but oddly, we adjusted to the temperature very quickly. The horseback riding wasn't my favorite. I do recommend wearing long pants for the ride (I wore...More

Thank Tara B
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Worth every penny and then some. Horse riding, breakfast, lunch, waterfalls, swimming and jumping - amazing experience. I will do this excursion every time I visit Costa Rica!

Thank sunshinedriveteam
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Response from bruce p | Reviewed this property |
when you can go ! its beautiful ! do it.
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ADELE N
How long is the trip total and how long on horses. I will be in domincal in July where would we meet the trip
3 March 2017|
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Response from 799Phyllis | Reviewed this property |
The trip is about 5 hours with 21/2 to 3 hour on the horses. You stop for about 45 minutes for a continental style breakfast ( not so great) ride again to the water falls and walk down a trail and stairs to a beautiful... More
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representDC
Can a 4 year handle this horseback ride? Have other parents who have done this feel safe with young ones on their own horse? How long a drive is it from Quepos? When should we reserve a spot if going during Xmas week? Thank you!
3 July 2016|
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Response from moncoer | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea how experienced on horseback your 4 year old is, I would not have taken mine. Keep in mind this is a developing country with as expected less stringent supervision on such rides.
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