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Tortuga Island

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Address: Punta Arenas 00000, Costa Rica
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08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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USD 125.00*
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PARROTS AND PIGS

A small island accessible via organised trips The sand is fine but pebbly Beach shoes an advantage The sea is so warm Parrots and wild pigs !!!! Worth visiting

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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hemel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A small island accessible via organised trips The sand is fine but pebbly Beach shoes an advantage The sea is so warm Parrots and wild pigs !!!! Worth visiting

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Ruston, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just spent a fantastic day with the captain and crew. Attentive, clean, ensured everyone had a good time. Highly recommend this day trip well worth yoir time and money. Beautiful scenery, dolphins, fish, turtle and service that ranks one of the best of any tour I have been on.

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MCubero, General Manager at Tortuga Island, responded to this review

Hi, Yes indeed !!! Calypso Tours is one of the many companies that bring tourist to Isla Tortuga and has always been one of the best companies with great service. It is a highly recommended tour by us as well. We are glad you had a fantastic day at Isla Tortuga. Thanks, Mario C. More 

San Diego, California
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Yes it was only tourists on the island but the day was fantastic. A mellow ride out on the catamaran to the island to snorkel and relax. My family (including the kids) loved it. We would do it again.

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Thank hannahsmith303
MCubero, General Manager at Tortuga Island, responded to this review

Hi, we are glad yoy and your family had a great day at Isla Tortuga. We are known as a family destination and we have pelnty of activities for people of all ages. Can't get a better recommendation than saying you would like to do this tour again . Thannks for your kind comments. Sincerely, Mario C. More 

North York Moors National Park, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bring bananas to feed the fish if you go snorkelling! Beautiful day we spent there had a lovely time, the crew was amazing! Oh there was a group of baby pigs we fed. Super cute!

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Thank Jeschua P
MCubero, General Manager at Tortuga Island, responded to this review

Hi, We are so happy to learn that you had a super day at Isla Tortuga. Thanks for your comments. Mario C. More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely Island with white sand and a couple of restaurants. We did Go on an organized trip via our hotel. We went on a tuesday which is recommended since the place fills up quite fast on the weekends.

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MCubero, General Manager at Tortuga Island, responded to this review

Hi, We are glad you were given good advices which helped you to have a good day at Isla Tortuga. We totaly agree with you that Isla Tortuga is lovely. Thanks for comments, Regards, Mario C. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The guides help you find the most beautiful fish and sea life! Food on island prepared was delicious. Restaurant quality.

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MCubero, General Manager at Tortuga Island, responded to this review

We are glad you had a positive experience on your trip to Isla Tortuga. Thanks for your comment. Mario C. More 

Herradura, Costa Rica
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time traveling to Tortuga Island on CostaCat cruises. Had coffee, muffins and fruit on the way over to the Island. Relaxed on the Island, went snorkeling, rode the banana boat and hiked the island. Saw wild pigs, deer, iguanas and lots of birds. Lunch was grilled chicken with plenty of sides. Rum punch and margaritas were included... More 

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MCubero, General Manager at Tortuga Island, responded to this review

Hi, What an amazing tour you had!!! Well that is mainly how our visitors feel after visiting Tortuga More 

Albany, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tortuga Island can be reached using one the tour operations in nearby tourist locations. The tours are similar, well organized and pleasant. They include about two snorkeling stops in locations that once had corals that have been damaged by the huge amounts of visitors and pollution from the boats, although there are still tropical fish and natural beauty to admire.... More 

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MCubero, General Manager at Tortuga Island, responded to this review

Hi, we are glad you had a pleasant tour to Isla Tortuga. We are sorry you felt the Island as being a bit over crowded. This is the peak of the high season. Thanks, Mario C. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good, but we went with La Costa tours. Not sure what it would be like if you were paying separately for everything, including the washrooms, beach chairs and umbrellas, lunch, snorkelling, banana boat rides, etc. The hike would be free but is not that special. Some vies, no real signage or information. Nice beach, lots of colourfull fish for... More 

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MCubero, General Manager at Tortuga Island, responded to this review

Hi, it is good to know you had a good day and that the package you bought with Costa Cat was a good deal for you. Thanks, Mario C. More 

Langley, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked our trip with Lost Beach Tours and went to Tortuga Island......What an amazing day we gave had. Got picked up at 7am this morning and took a catamaran out to Tortuga island. Snorkeled and saw some really fun fish tried the banana boat (and got thrown off with everyone everyone else) swam in a beautiful ocean until we... More 

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Thank pattdina
MCubero, General Manager at Tortuga Island, responded to this review

Hi pattdina, We are so glad to learn about the wonderful day you had at Isla Tortuga. We do our best so our visitors go back in love with Isla Tortuga and Costa Rica as well. Thanks for your beautiful comments. This motivates us to work even harder. Thanks, Mario C. More 

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