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Bigfoot Hostel and Volcano Boarding

315 reviews
Certificate of Excellence
Leon, Nicaragua
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

the hostel itself is not something fantastic, but the Cerro Negro boarding is fantastic. Going with their own truck is great fun. Santa, the guide is absolutely great! Is a unique experience sledding down the active volcano. Ascendind is also good fun. Sundy Sundays trip...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank andreasU1570QD
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you came to Nicaragua for adventure, look no further. This tour group is the gold standard for volcano boarding as they are the group that started it all. They go above and beyond to ensure your experience is amazing from start to finish. “Santa”,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank liamhenry6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My first time doing volcano boarding, the staff not only made the experience fun, but they also give you all the tips to enjoy the experience and be safe. If you are looking for fun, party and adventure this is the place to go.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Marta G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived on Christmas Day, checked in for the volcano boarding, then was invited out to the Lazy Turtle for the HoHoHo Party. One fun night turned into several, as I found myself at the Bigfoot hostel bar the next few nights partying with the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Saaaaak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We planned to stay for one night, but ended up doing four. The hostel was nice and the staff were great! We went on three excursions (Volcano boarding, Telica sunset, and El Hoyo camping. All were incredible! Santa, who leads the volcano boarding, was top...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alexandra I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t stay here unless you want to party all day and night listening to blaring music. Noise from reception was going until 2am or later, we got very little sleep. The pool is empty. Don’t pay for air con room, doesn’t even seem to work....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Liz O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the number 1 thing to do in Leon and is a completely unique experience that will be found very rarely across the world. If you book it through BigFoot you will pay just $25 in which it includes transport, 2 beers, a shirt,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

Had the best time hanging out at Bigfoot Leon. Met lots of people, loved the volcano boarding and felt entirely safe. Fantastic time to visit Nicaragua!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Flyer32517244153
Reviewed 21 November 2018

Already went there couple of time now and every time i go back to Central America, i stop by Bigfoot Hostels!! Love the vibe and atmosphere in there!!! definitely the best you can find! Particularly if Cadi is around!!! jajajajajajajajaja Really recommend to book tours...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Corentin r
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Great Experience ! The Leon Volcano Boarding is top. Very cool. The Hostel has Shuttle services all over Nicaragua and Central America. Besides, the city of Leon and the Nicaragua country seem safe. The guide Santa Maria was very attentive. I thank you very much...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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9 January 2015|
Response from Es_bo | Reviewed this property |
You can try their facebook page - the hostel is really active on their FB account. I believe the trips run each day, they leave at around 9am from the hostel which is right in Leon in Backpacker alley, about 3 blocks from... More