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Nauyaca Waterfalls

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Wow what a place

We went to go to the beach for the day, but it ended up raining us out. Thunder and lightening was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Wow wow wow!

We hiked for about 1 hours in mountainous, dirty roads(it was rain season). But the result was all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“parking lot”(41 reviews)
“truck ride”(22 reviews)
“tough hike”(9 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
243 | Desde San Isidro de Pérez Zeledón, viaje 26 Km por la carretera hacia Playa Dominical., Dominical, Costa Rica
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All reviews parking lot truck ride tough hike lower falls worth the effort buy tickets horseback rides costa rica lots of water the main road nice hike water flow bring snacks great swimming miles round trip ticket office private property
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to go to the beach for the day, but it ended up raining us out. Thunder and lightening was pretty impressive to watch. It is one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen, even in the rain! Monkeys and sloths and...More

Thank saskatoonadventurer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hiked for about 1 hours in mountainous, dirty roads(it was rain season). But the result was all worth it! Bring enough water with you, cause it’s two-times 1hour walking.

Thank Ruben B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The trip out to the falls was beautiful the lunch that was served was amazing. I would recommend this excursion during the dry season. Was out there when it was raining and it was difficult to enjoy the falls. As a side note if using...More

Thank Tanis B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nauyaca Waterfalls are well worth the visit. Whether it is easy of difficult to get there depends on your wallet. Options: 1. Leave your car at the office and walk in 6 km. ($8 per person). The first 2 km is downhill, which means when...More

1  Thank MarkLinton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there as a family trip. The visit to the falls was the main reason to be in the area. We wanted to do the walk but got scared about the reviews. I think we could do it by walking but of course is...More

Thank Sandra R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The hike to the waterfalls is not particularly long, but it does get steep & tiring at points, but once you get to the waterfalls themselves, all the effort becomes more than worth it! They're gorgeous, and a refreshing dip in the pools is particularly...More

Thank KendalL62
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We opted to take the truck ride up to the waterfall instead of horseback or hiking and were very glad we did!! Though very bumpy, I don't think we would have made it otherwise (we're older) and felt sorry for the people who arrived after...More

1  Thank Kate R
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Take the truck to the top! Well worth it imo, the trail is steep, & can be muddy & hot...all things that tend to take away from experiences....the truck ride eliminates all that so you can just enjoy the beautiful scenery up the hill and...More

1  Thank tc3375 .
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We did the truck ride there. Takes about 25 minutes in an open air truck with seating on both sides. The views just getting there over the valleys and the mountains beyond we're spectacular. Even saw deer and other local animals on the truck ride....More

Thank Mikew1115
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Our son made the hike up to the waterfalls and suggest we take the truck. That was the best $28.00 per person that I have ever spent. We had a blast riding in the back of the truck and got to the falls refreshed and...More

Thank JACK D
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20 September 2018|
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Response from lesshaze | Reviewed this property |
This isn't a park. It is private property. I wasn't there but from what locals say it was a fall. First accident in many years at this waterfalls and there are people there every day. It is always so tragic when someone... More
Ashley H
2 September 2018|
Response from Rufus B | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry but I really don't know - check out their website or email or ring ahead I would suggest. I doubt you can take it if you want to do the riding trip but if walking or going on the 4x4 it may be possible...
Katie C
2 June 2018|
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Response from Nancy C | Reviewed this property |
I did not go in on horseback, but my understanding is that there is only one. It is located at the entrance to the area by the falls. You need to make reservations at least 1 day in advance. There is a building on the... More