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Address: Downtown Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park 253, Costa Rica
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+506 8335 5792
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Vacation Buggy provides "Only Private Excursions" for families...

Vacation Buggy provides "Only Private Excursions" for families and groups to tour our local area or an exciting adventure to a very remote area of the Rainforest...These Private Excursions are only for you, your family, or group, and we travel in our Extremely Cool, Vacation Buggy custom Jeep Limousines. We offer two very popular excursions - Our Welcoming "get to know the area" excursion, allows you to quickly get acclimated to our towns of Manuel Antonio and Quepos areas as we show you all of the great restaurants, night life, beach's, ATM"s, etc... or experience some of Costa Ricas most remote locations with our extremely popular Jungle/Waterfall excursion - which is one of the only ways to go deep into the True Rainforest. This excursion allows you to see the real side of Costa Rica as we journey through the palm plantation, quaint towns and villages on our way to the top of the Rainforest.. Get acquainted with the local area, explore the incredible jungle or request our unique "Vacation Wedding Buggy" for that special day! Vacation Buggy can accommodate up to 7 guests with one Jeep and 14 with two Jeeps, and is safe, secure and accessible to people of all ages and abilities.

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Great Day at the EcoLodge

We had a group of 13 that did a day with Dopper and Luis "Loco" earlier this month. They picked us up from our house in Manuel Antonio. From the beginning it was a blast. Both... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
James N
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Baltimore, Maryland

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a group of 13 that did a day with Dopper and Luis "Loco" earlier this month. They picked us up from our house in Manuel Antonio. From the beginning it was a blast. Both drivers/guides were very informative regarding the different towns, animals, vegetation, and Costa Rica history in general. Walking the suspension bridge was awesome as the... More 

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100don100, Owner at Vacation Buggy Tours, responded to this review

Hi James, Thank you for your review of our fun and educational Vacation Buggy excursion and thank you for recommending our tour. Luis and Dopper blend their significant knowledge of our flora and fauna while making sure that everyone has a great time. The lunch is always a highlight and is only available to Vacation Buggy every day. We appreciate... More 

Hoboken, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a tour!!! We were traveling in a group of 12. (5 adults, 7 kids....2 teens, 3 ten year olds, 7 1/2 year old and a 4 1/2 year old). The company picked us up at our vacation rental right on time. Our guide was AMAZING!!!! He is local to the area (Luis). The other driver/owner was just as wonderful.... More 

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100don100, Owner at Vacation Buggy Tours, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for taking time to generate such a great review and we are delighted to hear that everyone had such a great time. One of the special aspects of this particular tour is that they are all private, just for you and your group so you can spend as much time as you wish at the waterfalls or... More 

Stamford, Connecticut
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family of 4 (kids 5 and 7) loved the Jungle Waterfall tour! Our guide Luis was friendly and full of information! He picked us up right on schedule. He spotted tons of wildlife we never would have found on our own, from a troupe of squirrel monkeys playing in the trees, to toucans and poison dart frogs, and lots... More 

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100don100, Owner at Vacation Buggy Tours, responded to this review

We appreciate your review of your experience on our Vacation Buggy excursion and glad to hear your family thoroughly enjoyed it. Luis is a wealth of knowledge and has eyes all around his head which is how he can spot all of the wildlife...Everyone agrees with your 7 year old that the lunch at Koky's is incredible! Thank you for... More 

Salem, Oregon
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide Dopper was the bomb. He is so knowledgable. He knows the country, the history, the culture and is full of information about the plants and critters. There were 6 of us ages 14-66 and everyone had a good time. It was an adventure that I will never forget.

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100don100, Owner at Vacation Buggy Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for touring with us and the great comments concerning Dopper and the excursion. He certainly loves what he does and is offers a wealth of knowledge... Much appreciated and safe travels home, Vacation Buggy More 

Lake Placid, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So we just got back from our excursion into Costa Rica with Dopper at Vacation Buggy. He picked us up right on time this morning in the vehicle that we would ride throughout the tour. I've read other reviews saying the buggy was too loud. We didn't find that at all. In fact, it was very comfortable and with the... More 

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100don100, Owner at Vacation Buggy Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed review of your Vacation Buggy excursion with Dopper and pleased to hear that your daughter had so much fun that she found a new friend! The beauty of the tour is that it is the only private tour where you and your family can take your time and enjoy the scenery, learn about the flora... More 

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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughters loved the jeeps, we had a great time visiting this place because it is off the beaten path and you see the countryside of Costa Rica. The food was top and the diver in the best!!! Thanks

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100don100, Owner at Vacation Buggy Tours, responded to this review

John, Thank you for your review and we're pleased to hear that your daughter loved our customized Jeeps and everyone loves our lunch as much as the tour... We appreciate you touring with us, Thank you, Vacation Buggy More 

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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I heard about this tour from Manuel Antonio Estates where we rented a house. At first I didn't think a tour would be available any of our days here but I called Don at Vacation Buggy personally and he immediately called me back since I was calling internationally from the US and was able to schedule a tour on our... More 

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100don100, Owner at Vacation Buggy Tours, responded to this review

Hi Heather, We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our Vacation Buggy adventure and Dopper has a unique way of "calling" the monkeys for his guests.....the great part of the tour is that you get to see so much with the various animals, flora and fauna and then top it off with an incredible lunch. Thank you for touring... More 

Birmingham, Alabama
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were picked up at our resort by our guide Luis who was driving a really cool jeep and then we were off for the day! Luis was great - very personable and as we were driving, he pointed out all types of neat things and would tell us about each area we were driving through. Once we hit the... More 

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100don100, Owner at Vacation Buggy Tours, responded to this review

Hi Bama1971, Thank you for taking the time to generate a review of your adventure with Vacation Buggy and we are delighted to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed the excursion. It is amazing how Luis has eyes all around his head and can spot things that nobody else can - he is an incredible guide! The lunch at Koky's is... More 

La Plata, Maryland
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dopper and Luis were great tour guides. This was a great way to see local areas, eat great food and of course see the waterfall. We went at the end of dry season, so the waterfall itself was not gushing, but it was still beautiful and the natural pool that we had to ourselves at the bottom of the waterfall... More 

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100don100, Owner at Vacation Buggy Tours, responded to this review

Hi Sherri, We are delighted that you and your group had such a great time on our Jungle Waterfall tour and that both Dopper and Luis were "great guides". We appreciate you touring with us and hope to see you again during our rainy season when the waterfalls will be flowing. Much appreciated, Vacation Buggy More 

Cypress, TX
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of 10 (ages 5-70) got a chance to hang with Dopper and Luis the 3rd week in March. We thoroughly enjoyed our trip! Both had amazing knowledge of this beautiful country and we were able to see, taste and smell things that we had never experienced before. I loved all of the essential oil plants that they pointed... More 

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100don100, Owner at Vacation Buggy Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to generate a review of your experience on your journey with Vacation Buggy. We're delighted that you enjoyed the excursion, waterfalls, spice farm and the famous lunch at Koky's. We appreciate you touring with us and hope to see you again, Much appreciated, Vacation Buggy More 

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