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Nauyaca Waterfalls - Horseback Riding Tours

#3 of 16 Outdoor Activities in Dominical Features Animals
San Isidro de Perez Zeledon, Dominical, Costa Rica
+506 2787 0541
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Jackie Doolen

Wonderful! Took the truck ride up there! The falls were amazing. Lots of stairs up and down. You... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Exhilarating jump!

The ride was nice-definitely better than hiking yourself and the guides were very friendly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stacey C
St. Louis, mo
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Nauyaca Waterfalls is a totally Costa Rican owned family tourism company, dedicated for several years to tour operations. These are horseback riding tours, traveling through the farm that border with two impressive waterfalls from Rio Barucito. These majestic waterfalls are one of the main attractions of the southern region in Costa Rica, not only for their natural scenic beauty, which offers the tourist moments of recreation and fun, but also to participate in different activities such as horseback ridign tours, swimming, climbing, jumping and to observe much of the beauty of the tropical rainforest, among others. Nauyaca Waterfalls is the ideal place, not only for those in search of tranquility and nature, but also for adventure and excitement lovers. They are a reference point for adventure ecotourism as they are recognized worldwide for their beauty and the excellent services they provide.
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San Isidro de Perez Zeledon, Dominical, Costa Rica
+506 2787 0541
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful! Took the truck ride up there! The falls were amazing. Lots of stairs up and down. You could also take the hike or a horseback ride to the falls! Thoroughly enjoyed it!

Thank JSDoolen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ride was nice-definitely better than hiking yourself and the guides were very friendly. Waterfall was beautiful and my son climbed the ropes to jump about a dozen times! Loved it!

Thank Stacey C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had such a fun time riding horses to a lovely breakfast followed by riding to the waterfalls. There is a little bit of hiking involved and a place to change into a swimsuit. The mist from the waterfalls is enchanting. Then more riding and...More

Thank Traveler-1pw23_
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Being an animal lover, we opted for the truck ride up. This is a seriously intense hike and not advised for older couples or anyone with health problems. We are mid 30's in pretty good shape and there's no way we would have made this...More

Thank onesweetcowgirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been coming to Costa Rica for ten years. How have we missed this? The best excursion ever. People were nice. Horseback ride was great, food was delicious and the waterfall was amazing!!!

Thank Sudsy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the horse back riding on our way to the falls instead of hiking there and were so grateful for opting it. Mud and rain were present on the trail and would have made it very hard to walk on it. There are two...More

Thank celinebene
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We had a great time and our guides were awesome. This was a really good value for an adventure that included a really tasty breakfast and lunch!

Thank LindsHolt
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Probably way tougher than they advertise. Don't go unless you're in fairly good physical condition. Probably an 8 out of 10 in exertion level. But if you can endure the physical exertion, the reward is beautiful. Once at the falls, the guides put on an...More

Thank dbinfl
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Nice and well-trained horses, bilingual guides very helpful and talkative. Breakfast and lunch very traditional and tasty, nature of course the best. Highly recommended:-)

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Clean, friendly, English speaking family run ranch for your horseback riding experience. 15 of my friends and I took the horseback riding tour up to the waterfall. One of the best experiences I've ever had! From the moment we were greeted when checking in up...More

Thank Ellen M
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Michele L
13 June 2017|
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Response from Jay G | Reviewed this property |
We just called them and booked over the phone, you can google the company and should have all the info on their web site!! Enjoy
12 March 2017|
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Response from bruce p | Reviewed this property |
when you can go ! its beautiful ! do it.
3 March 2017|
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Response from 799Phyllis | Reviewed this property |
The trip is about 5 hours with 21/2 to 3 hour on the horses. You stop for about 45 minutes for a continental style breakfast ( not so great) ride again to the water falls and walk down a trail and stairs to a beautiful... More