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Jungle Tom Safaris Day Tours

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Address: Tortuguero, Costa Rica
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+506 2221 7878
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Good all-inclusive-sort-of tour!

Firstly, I (we) usually try to do stuff on our own, but this time we had little time and gave it a shot at having things "catered". Jungle Tom Safari was a good option. We took... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have given yourself a few days to go see the wonderful wildlife of Tortuguero, then I would really recommend the hassle-free, all-inclusive packages offered by Jungle Tom Safaris. The accommodation onsite is authentic, very clean and very comfortable. The buffet-style meals at the restaurant offered tasty traditional Tico cuisine. Best of all though was the tours themselves where... More 

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Thank Jordan H
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Firstly, I (we) usually try to do stuff on our own, but this time we had little time and gave it a shot at having things "catered". Jungle Tom Safari was a good option. We took the three days, two nights and that was sufficient of time for Tortuguero. Transport was good, although the driver could be a bit daring... More 

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Austin, Texas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I was in Costa Rica for almost 2 weeks. The first 7 days was on a Caravan Tour that was very good. We covered a lot of territory, staid in lovely hotels, ate good food and saw a wonderful variety of wildlife. Our guide, Alejandro , was smart, funny, and everything you hope for in a guide. A great lot... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

We took a three day and two night tour to Tortuguero. The walks are pretty much at the same vicinity twice, it's on the trail around a hotel. Although, we found quite a lot of birds and reptiles, but I wish we could do a proper trail, I am not sure if there is any proper trail at all. The... More 

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Thank tansri73
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42 reviews
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We used Jungle Tom Safari Tours to provide our van and boat transportation from San Jose to Tortuguero. Great service . Van was a late model with what looked to be new tires. They provided breakfast on the way . Explained the different micro climate zones we were going thru. Told us about the banana plantations we passed and even... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We used this service to get from San Jose to Tortuguero. They arrived to pick us up in a timely fashion in a rig that was a bit ancient. At a point about half way there, the rig wouldn't start, and all of the occupants had to get out and push to get it going. We were rewarded with a... More 

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St Austell
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

We had wanted to spend several nights at Tortuguero as part of a 3 week Costa Rica tour and when considering various options, Jungle Tom Safaris seemed to come up with a perfect package at a price which undercut all the competition. I contacted someone who had previously reviewed their similar tour and, having satisfied myself that it really WAS... More 

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3 Thank SusieStAustell
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Can't comment on the yours as we booked with Jungle Toms as an easy alternative to taking the public bus/boat option and were really pleased we did. Hadn't realised breakfast was included, this was a great chance to try the typical Tico rice, beans and eggs breakfast...very tasty. Later, Luiz our guide, had the shuttle pull off the road so... More 

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Detroit, MI
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

I booked a day trip from my hotel located on the west side of San Jose, closer to the airport. Do not take a day trip, especially if you are on that side of the city! They have options with overnight stay, I hope it works out better than my experience. The day started with the bus being late by... More 

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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

The rooms and pool were lovely. Our guide was friendly & helpful, however we were disappointed by the activities & felt that the website does not describe the activities accurately. The transfer from La Fortuna did not include breakfast or a visit to the banana plantation. The 'magical' boat tour was simply a boat transfer to Tortugero. The walk to... More 

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