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La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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Great ride!

We had a great ride to the falls. Contrary to a recent review, our horses were in good shape... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
PhilipP410
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Awesome ride!

My daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed our tour to The La Fortuna fall. Joel, our guide, was... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
Anna L
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Be picked up from any of the tourist hotels in Fortuna. We take them to the stable where the journey begins. This tour is approximately 1 hour, where you see a great variety of flora and fauna, plus spent three natural rivers, our guides will...more
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La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We had a great ride to the falls. Contrary to a recent review, our horses were in good shape. There were a variety of personalities in our group, human and horse, and none of the animals were dispirited. In fact they were quite lively, some...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed our tour to The La Fortuna fall. Joel, our guide, was courteous and kind. The horses in our group trotted at his command. We saw the plains at the foot of the Arenal Volcano along the way to the...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Great Tour very nice lovely horses, The ride is through a very nice cattle ranch, We even got to see monkeys on the way to the waterfall.

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

My family (husband and I with 3 kids aged 11, 9 and 9) were recommended to this place and were SHOCKED at how poorly the horses looked! They were small and skinny and during the ride my son's horse kept trying to bite my horse....More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

We went on a tour with Chaves Tours on December 27, 2017. Upon reaching the waterfall, the guide Francisco offered to hold our belongings. When we finished swimming in the waterfall and had our belongings returned to us, $300.00 USD was missing from my wallet....More

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Chaves T, Director General at Chaves Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

We are very sorry for your bad experience. We have absolutely nothing to do with your situation and we totally reject these accusations. We have seen that you mention some important points that we must clarify: 1. In our employee form we do not have...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2017

I am not a horse person but when we arrived for the 3 hour LaFortuna Waterfall tour, I was pretty upset to see the condition of these horses. They were huddled in a dirty, muddy pen. Many of them had open sores on them &...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Great tour!!! Very relaxing and joyful !!! My two kids 7 and 9 y.o loved it!!! Horses are well behaved and our tour guide Joel was amazing, made our trip fun and exciting!!! Loved it!!! Thank you Joel and Miel!!!

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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Overall average tour. A bit pricy in my opinion... - The horses seemed pretty grumpy when I went on the tour. In fact one horse was biting other horses that got too close and it bit my knee!! Luckily it was a minor cut and...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful ride to the waterfalls and could not have asked for a better experience! We were a bit worried after reading some of the reviews, and the only explanation we can come up with is we did a private tour - two...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

The staff at this place was friendly and knowledgeable. The ride was fantastic and the horses we rode well behaved!

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