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Reviews and Comments

What do teachers and students think of WorldStrides' Costa Rica Science Discovery Tours?

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WorldStridesCosta Rica Science Discovery
 
4.7

(based on 29 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (22)

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89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Extremely educational (17)
  • Once in a lifetime experience (17)
  • Awesome destinations (16)
  • Great accommodations (16)
  • Ended too soon (6)

Cons

  • Ended too soon (10)
  • Schedule too hectic (3)

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5.0

Building lasting memories!

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from Chicago IL,

Pros

  • Awesome destinations
  • Extremely educational
  • Once in a lifetime experience

Cons

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      Comments about WorldStrides Costa Rica Science Discovery:

      My son enjoyed his tip . The time a preparation was evident . Definitely worth it . I will definitely send him on his H.S senior trip if it's through World striders . My advice to parents is don't let your child to miss out on a wonderful opportunity to travel , educate , learn.

      • Age:
      • 40-49
      • Reviewer Type:
      • Parent non-Traveler

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      WorldStrides is the BEST!

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      from Plantersville, TX

      Pros

      • Awesome destinations
      • Ended too soon
      • Extremely educational
      • Great accommodations
      • Once in a lifetime experience

      Cons

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          Comments about WorldStrides Costa Rica Science Discovery:

          An amazing trip

          • Age:
          • 18-29
          • Reviewer Type:
          • Program Leader

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I would definitely allow my kids to go again!

          By 

          from Cheapeake Beach, MD

          Pros

          • Awesome destinations
          • Extremely educational
          • Great accommodations
          • Once in a lifetime experience

          Cons

          • Ended too soon

          Best Uses

            Comments about WorldStrides Costa Rica Science Discovery:

            My kids had the best time. They loved the whitewater rafting, ziplining, making food and dancing. They haven't stopped talking about the trip and it has been over a week since they returned. They wanted to stay another week!

            • Age:
            • 50-60
            • Reviewer Type:
            • Parent non-Traveler

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