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Nauyaca Waterfalls, Dominical

A horseback riding tour to the stunning waterfalls of Nauyaca

Nauyaca Waterfalls Horseback Riding

| Dec 2, 2016

Nauyaca Waterfalls Horseback Riding Tour

Tucked away in the dense jungle of Dominical are the impressive waterfalls of Nauyaca located. The canyon is surrounded by gorgeous tropical rainforest and creates several waterfalls with the water from the river Barucito. The highest waterfall is 45 meters (148 ft) and the big natural swimming pool is 6 meters (20 ft) deep, covering 1,000 m2 (10,800 ft2). It will be one of the most awesome places you will ever swim! It is possible to jump from the waterfall into the natural swimming pool (several heights), but you can also just relax in one of the smaller natural swimming pools and enjoy this stunning environment.

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Tour description

This horseback riding tour starts at 8:00 in the morning at the office of the tour operator; just a 10 minute drive from Hotel Villas Rio Mar (we will provide you directions). Transport is not included, but our tour desk will be more than happy to arrange it for you.

The tour starts with horseback riding to Don Lulo´s house (approx. 45 min.). Here you will have breakfast and you will get the opportunity to enjoy the animals of the family’s mini-zoo. After a 25 minute horseback ride, you will reach Nauyaca waterfalls, where you will get plenty of time to swim and to enjoy the beautiful scenery.

On the way back you will stop once again at Don Lulo’s house, where you will be rewarded with a typical Costa Rican lunch, followed by a break with a delicious cup of Costa Rican coffee. This will make you ready for the final horseback ride back to the office of the tour operator where you will arrive at approximately 2 pm.

This horseback riding tour to Nauyaca Waterfalls is considered one of the best tourist activities in the area of Dominical & Uvita, Costa Rica.

  • You will be riding a horse for approximately 2.5 hours in total (4 sessions)
  • Horses available for all ages
  • The maximum weight is 230 lb or 105 kg
  • Transport not included
  • Tour hours: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Horseback riding tour
  • Park entrance fee
  • A professional guide (speaking both Spanish and English)
  • Raincoat
  • Breakfast & Lunch
  • Safe parking
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Comfortable clothing (long sleeves and pants advisable)
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Shoes
  • Camera

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