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Hacienda Baru

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| 3 km north of Dominical, 30 minutes from Manuel Antonio and 20 minutes from Uvita, Dominical 11901, Costa Rica
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Great guides and a fun time ziplining!

We had a great experience ziplining with our guides Juan Carlos and Deiber! We took our family of 5... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
christinahoferer
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Dominical, Costa Rica
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Great zipline tour for kids with excellent guides

We made a reservation to take the first nature walk/zipline tour of the day, which I would... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Triplebock
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Fairfax County, Virginia
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Hacienda Baru Ecotours offer customers guided tours in the National Wildlife Refuge Hacienda Baru. To discover the nature of the topical forest Hacienda Baru offers different tours such as a fantastic zip-line tour called "The flight of the toucan," mangrove walk, rainforest experience, nocturnal hike and night in the jungle. Also available are different birdwatching tours. Seven kilometers of walking trails and three kilometers of pristine beach are here to be explored as well as our orchid garden and medicinal herb garden.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“zip line” (63 reviews)
“zipline tour” (18 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| 3 km north of Dominical, 30 minutes from Manuel Antonio and 20 minutes from Uvita, Dominical 11901, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great experience ziplining with our guides Juan Carlos and Deiber! We took our family of 5 - 7 year old twins and an 11 year old ziplining. The guides are so knowledgeable about the area. They pointed out agoutis, a sloth and...More

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hdabaru, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hacienda Baru, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Christinahoferer, Thank you for your comment here in Tripadvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed your hike and ziplining tour with Jaun Carlos and Deiber. We truly appreciate your feedback, and hope to see in the future. Thank you!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made a reservation to take the first nature walk/zipline tour of the day, which I would recommend because as hot as it was, it was cooler than the later ones that day. Also, in the rainy season, rain comes most frequently in the afternoon,...More

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hdabaru, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hacienda Baru, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Triplebock, Thank you for your comment here in Tripadvisor. We truly appreciate your feedback. We are happy that you enjoyed your zipling tour with Rigo and Carlos, and was able to see a lot of wildlife. Hope to see you in the future.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Worthwhile stop and well maintained hiking trails. Very quiet with little traffic. Watched capuchin monkeys for 45 minutes!More

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hdabaru, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hacienda Baru, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear lafc64, Thank you for taking the time to write your feedback here on Trip Advisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time on our trails and we are glad to know that you found us to be a quiet retreat. Please...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

The hike was longer and more climbing than I anticipated but well worth it. We saw sloths, a wild pig and agouti. The guide was knowledgeable about nature and the history of Hacienda Baru. The zip lines were geared at a beginner level, well managed,...More

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hdabaru, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hacienda Baru, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Dear Carol C, Thank you for your review here on Trip Advisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time on our zip Line Tour. zip-lining is always a very special experience and we are proud, that we can offer it to children...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Great price for the tour and zip lining. Tour guides were fun and informative. I felt safe my first time zip lining.More

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hdabaru, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hacienda Baru, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Dear Cathmcg56, Thank you for your review here on Trip Advisor. We are very happy to know that you guys had a good time Zip line with us. zip-lining is always a very special experience and we are proud, that we can offer it to...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

We stayed at the hacienda for several days. They offer self-guided walks which are included for resort guests and range from 30 minutes to 2 hours, they are well worth doing. They offer a range of guided activities, we participated in the zip line tour....More

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hdabaru, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hacienda Baru, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Dear Urs B, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are glad you had such a wonderful tour. zip-lining is always a very special experience and we are proud, that we can offer it to children of the age of 3 as well as to...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

This is a great place to observe wildlife. We hiked on our own ( all in all about three hours) and saw a sloth,peccaries, coatis, iguanas,lizzards,plenty of birds,agoutis,and monkeys. The trails are well-marked,easy and take you right into the jungle. We saw few people :)...More

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hdabaru, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hacienda Baru, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Dear Lotte F, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time on our trails. We offer self-guided trails because we have only eight guides and they are so good that they are often booked in advance. However,...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Great private park to observe and watch the birds and other animals! We saw lots of monkeys jumping around between the trees. Unfortunately the noise from the main road could not be overheard due to the close distance.More

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hdabaru, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hacienda Baru, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Dear steelriver2014, Thank you for your review here on Trip Advisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time on our trails. We hope you will return some day, there are many more trails to hike and birds to see. Thank you. Silvia...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We had such a blast on our tour with Juan Carlos! I took three children ages 3, 6 and 8 and we all loved it. The three year old was so happy to be able to participate with his brother and sister. Justin and Juan...More

1  Thank Kimberly D
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hdabaru, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hacienda Baru, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Dear Kimberly D, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are glad you had such a wonderful tour with Juan Carlos. Zip-lining is always a very special experience and we are proud, that we can offer it to children of the age of 3 as...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

We went ziplining for approximately three hours. Our guides were awesome. They pointed out all the animals for us. If you do one thing in Dominical, this should be it!More

1  Thank Joe and Linda L
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hdabaru, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hacienda Baru, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Dear Joe and Linda L, Thank you very much for the excellent review and the very nice words! Happy to know that you had a fun time Zip line with us and that the guides did a good job. Thank you for choosing us! Silvia...More

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