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Whale watching (Avistamiento de Ballenas) One Day from San JoseDay Trips

Whale watching (Avistamiento de Ballenas) One Day from San Jose

Peek into the world of Costa Rica’s marine life on this whale-watching tour from San José. Following a pickup at your San José accommodation, transfer to Playa Dominicalito on the Pacific coast and take to the water with your guide. Cruise through the Marino Ballena National Park, and spot dolphins, humpback whales, manta rays, and turtles in their natural habitat. You’ll also have free time to relax on the soft-sand beach.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$165.00
From
$165.00

 Day Trip to Tortuga Island from San JoséBus Tours

Day Trip to Tortuga Island from San José

Sail away to the tropical paradise of Tortuga Island on this full-day trip from San Jose. Enjoy a cruise across the Gulf of Nicoya that is composed of several islands, with a lush natural wealth and a sanctuary that houses seabirds and white sand beaches, also has a flora and fauna of our Central Pacific. Soak up the sun on the beach, snorkel among tropical fish, or explore the island’s forested trails for a memorable escape. •Full-day trip to Tortuga Island with local guide from San Jose •Look for dolphins, seabirds, and other marine life during the boat cruise through the Gulf of Nicoya •Enjoy several hours at your leisure to soak up the island beauty •Explore the hiking trails or swim in the calm sea surrounding Tortuga Island •Lunch and breakfast included
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  • 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$205.00
From
$205.00

Trekking Monte Sky Hiking

Trekking Monte Sky

The experience of exploring the mountains with our adventure team is unique, because we share unique information about the places during the trip, we share photographs in the forest, we visit waterfalls, small towns and very friendly people.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
From
$51.95
From
$51.95

Costa Rica by the hand of a local in luxury transportPrivate Transfers

Costa Rica by the hand of a local in luxury transport

I am a traveler, I discovered in Peru, Mexico and France that traveling with a local completely changes the travel experience is enjoyed more is known what tourism agencies do not sell is known how beautiful a country is. I love my country, I am a Tico in love with this little piece of land and I gladly show you how pure life my Costa Rica is.
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  • 12 to 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$150.00
per group
From
$150.00
per group

Private Driver/Tour Guide for 1-Day Trip (Costa Rica)City Packages

Private Driver/Tour Guide for 1-Day Trip (Costa Rica)

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Travel in the comfort of a private air-conditioned vehicle with an English-speaking driver/tour guide and visit only the sights that you want to see. Perhaps discover the colossus Irazu Volcano or the thermal water from Arenal Hotspring, go Zipline or hike in the rainforest. We will provide you a personalized and professional service by well trained enthusiastic friendly driver/guide who genuinely wish to make your holiday experience or business as enjoyable as possible. Our professional driver also will be simultaneously be your own personal tour guide to every place you wish to visit. * Private custom-made tour: visit the sights that interest you most. * Tips and recommendations -we are locals so we have a great knowledge of the area you intend to visit. * Suggested start time 9:00am however this will varies depending on your itinerary. * The length of the service is up to 10hrs from the start time. * Pickup and drop-off from your hotel or accommodation in Costa Rica.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$375.00
per group
From
$375.00
per group

Vip Evening Sightseeing Tour with DinnerBus Tours

Vip Evening Sightseeing Tour with Dinner

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Our unique sightseeing double decker bus will take you to downtown San Jose from your hotel to witness the city's main historical landmarks for an immersive and panoramic cultural experience and a better understanding of Costa Rica's evolution. Our personalized city tour provides a bird’s eye view of San Jose enhanced with VIP customer service, local cuisine, beverages, folkloric attire, and an authentic cultural experience with on-board folcloric music. Our favorite places to visit for a guided walk in San Jose include in-depth description of the National Monument, Plaza Cultura and the influential historical episode that took place at the Democracy Plaza. Our VIP City Bus tour will take you comfortably and safely through San Jose's narrow and busy streets driving by beautiful outdoor city attractions. The living city is our museum. Finishing at Gastronomical Center Barrio Escalante with a delicious dinner.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$66.00
From
$66.00

Manuel Antonio National Park One Day TourDay Trips

Manuel Antonio National Park One Day Tour

This dry tropical forest is located on a peninsula surrounded by the crystal clear waters of the Pacific and white sand beaches. The main attractions of this park are the two white sand beaches: Espadilla Sur and Manuel Antonio. There are 109 species of mammals, 3 different species of monkeys, agoutis, lazy three fingers, two fingers and more than 180 species of birds. In the middle of the day, you can enjoy a lunch that is included in the price. If you have any type of dietary needs, you must indicate it at the time of booking.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$145.46
From
$145.46

Trekking Turrialba Cascada La MurallaDay Trips

Trekking Turrialba Cascada La Muralla

The experience of exploring the mountains with our adventure team is unique, because we share unique information about the places during the trip, we share photographs in the forest, we visit waterfalls, small towns and very friendly people.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
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$72.73
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$72.73

1 day trip getting off the beaten path to Irazú Volcano National ParkDay Trips

1 day trip getting off the beaten path to Irazú Volcano National Park

The price is per reservation and includes from 1 to 4 passengers. We choose to go off the beaten path to offer something new and exciting. There is nothing written in stone for this tour and others, this is the fun part of this service. The service includes a personal driver on 4WD car who will pick you and show you accordingly to the point of interest you want to go.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$325.00
per group
From
$325.00
per group

1 day trip getting off the beaten path to south pacific beachesDay Trips

1 day trip getting off the beaten path to south pacific beaches

The price is per reservation and includes from 1 to 4 passengers. We choose to go off the beaten path to offer something new and exciting. There is nothing written in stone for this tour and others, this is the fun part of this service. The service includes a personal driver on 4WD car who will pick you and show you accordingly to the point of interest you want to go.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$325.00
per group
From
$325.00
per group

1 day trip getting off the beaten path to Rio Celeste, Tenorio National Park Day Trips

1 day trip getting off the beaten path to Rio Celeste, Tenorio National Park

The price is per reservation and includes from 1 to 4 passengers. We choose to go off the beaten path to offer something new and exciting. There is nothing written in stone for this tour and others, this is the fun part of this service. The service includes a personal driver on 4WD car who will pick you and show you accordingly to the point of interest you want to go.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$375.00
per group
From
$375.00
per group

Manuel Antonio National ParkDay Trips

Manuel Antonio National Park

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OUR SERVICE IS PERSONALIZED AND WITH RESPECT TO TOURS THE TOURISTS THE INFORMATION WE WILL GIVE YOU IS VERY CLEAR IN THE COURTS WE GIVE IT
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$145.00
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$145.00

Superman Zipline CourseBus Tours

Superman Zipline Course

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Fly like Superman on the zip line at Adventure Park Costa Rica. Feel the adrenaline rush of safely soaring like a superhero high above the treetops, with breathtaking views over the ocean, mountains and rainforest. This 2-hour, smaroup canopy tour — described as 'the experience of a lifetime' by previous visitors — is led by a professional guide, with all the necessary equipment provided. Healthy snacks included. Transportation to and from this Costa Rica zip line tour is an available option. Participants must be at least six years old and less than 280lbs (127kg).
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.99
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$59.99

High Ropes Climbing

High Ropes "Day Pass Adventure" an activity for families and friends

This is a perfect option for everyone; families, friends and visitors. Enjoy more than adventure, take back with you an experience of relaxing and a burst of adrenaline in combination with nature. Adventure Park & Hotel Vista Golfo invites you to discover the newest adventure in the Pacific area of Costa Rica (Puntarenas) just 1 ½ hours from San Jose and some other locations.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.00
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$29.00

Adventure Combo Tour: Zipline and Tortuguero CanalsHalf-day Tours

Adventure Combo Tour: Zipline and Tortuguero Canals

Combine a jungle cruise with a zipline adventure on a tour that explores the Tortuguero Canal and lush rainforest, giving you sweeping views of ‘Costa Rica’s Amazon’ from 11 zipline cables and 12 platforms. Dense foliage can make wildlife hard to see from the forest floor, but taking in the rainforest from the water and air gives you the perfect vantage point for spotting everything from howler monkeys to crocodiles.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$142.00
From
$142.00

1 day trip getting off the beaten path to Monteverde Rain ForestDay Trips

1 day trip getting off the beaten path to Monteverde Rain Forest

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The price is per reservation and includes from 1 to 4 passengers. We choose to go off the beaten path to offer something new and exciting. There is nothing written in stone for this tour and others, this is the fun part of this service. The service includes a personal driver on 4WD car who will pick you and show you accordingly to the point of interest you want to go.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$325.00
per group
From
$325.00
per group

Private Driver/Tour Guide for 2-Day Trip (Costa Rica)City Packages

Private Driver/Tour Guide for 2-Day Trip (Costa Rica)

Travel in the comfort of a private air-conditioned vehicle with an English-speaking driver/tour guide and visit only the sights that you want to see. Perhaps discover the colosos Irazu Volcano or the thermal water from Arenal Hotspring, go Zipline or hike in the rainforest. We will provide you a personalized and professional service by well trained enthusiastic friendly driver/guide who genuinely wish to make your holiday experience or business as enjoyable as possible. Our professional driver also will be simultaneously be your own personal tour guide to every place we visit. * Private custom-made tour: visit the sights that interest you most. * Tips and recommendations -we are locals so we have a great knowledge of the area. * Pickup and drop-off from your hotel or accommodation in Costa Rica. We take great pride in our service, with friendly drivers that will make you feel at home and like you’re family.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$672.00
per group
From
$672.00
per group

Private Driver/Tour Guide for 3-Day Trip (Costa Rica)City Packages

Private Driver/Tour Guide for 3-Day Trip (Costa Rica)

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Travel in the comfort of a private air-conditioned vehicle with an English-speaking driver/tour guide and visit only the sights that you want to see. Perhaps discover the colosos Irazu Volcano or the thermal water from Arenal Hotspring, go Zipline or hike in the rainforest. We will provide you a personalized and professional service by well trained enthusiastic friendly driver/guide who genuinely wish to make your holiday experience or business as enjoyable as possible. Our professional driver also will be simultaneously be your own personal tour guide to every place we visit. * Private custom-made tour: visit the sights that interest you most. * Tips and recommendations -we are locals so we have a great knowledge of the area. * Pickup and drop-off from your hotel or accommodation in Costa Rica. We take great pride in our service, with friendly drivers that will make you feel at home and like you’re family.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,008.00
per group
From
$1,008.00
per group

Private Driver/Tour Guide for 14-Day Trip (Costa Rica)City Packages

Private Driver/Tour Guide for 14-Day Trip (Costa Rica)

Travel in the comfort of a private air-conditioned vehicle with an English-speaking driver/tour guide and visit only the sights that you want to see. Perhaps discover the colosos Irazu Volcano or the thermal water from Arenal Hotspring, go Zipline or hike in the rainforest. We will provide you a personalized and professional service by well trained enthusiastic friendly driver/guide who genuinely wish to make your holiday experience or business as enjoyable as possible. Our professional driver also will be simultaneously be your own personal tour guide to every place we visit. * Private custom-made tour: visit the sights that interest you most. * Tips and recommendations -we are locals so we have a great knowledge of the area. * Pickup and drop-off from your hotel or accommodation in Costa Rica. We take great pride in our service, with friendly drivers that will make you feel at home and like you’re family.
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  • 14 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$4,704.00
per group
From
$4,704.00
per group

Private Driver/Tour Guide for 12-Day Trip (Costa Rica)City Packages

Private Driver/Tour Guide for 12-Day Trip (Costa Rica)

Travel in the comfort of a private air-conditioned vehicle with an English-speaking driver/tour guide and visit only the sights that you want to see. Perhaps discover the colosos Irazu Volcano or the thermal water from Arenal Hotspring, go Zipline or hike in the rainforest. We will provide you a personalized and professional service by well trained enthusiastic friendly driver/guide who genuinely wish to make your holiday experience or business as enjoyable as possible. Our professional driver also will be simultaneously be your own personal tour guide to every place we visit. * Private custom-made tour: visit the sights that interest you most. * Tips and recommendations -we are locals so we have a great knowledge of the area. * Pickup and drop-off from your hotel or accommodation in Costa Rica. We take great pride in our service, with friendly drivers that will make you feel at home and like you’re family.
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  • 12 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$4,032.00
per group
From
$4,032.00
per group

Private Driver/Tour Guide for 10-Day Trip (Costa Rica)City Packages

Private Driver/Tour Guide for 10-Day Trip (Costa Rica)

Travel in the comfort of a private air-conditioned vehicle with an English-speaking driver/tour guide and visit only the sights that you want to see. Perhaps discover the colosos Irazu Volcano or the thermal water from Arenal Hotspring, go Zipline or hike in the rainforest. We will provide you a personalized and professional service by well trained enthusiastic friendly driver/guide who genuinely wish to make your holiday experience or business as enjoyable as possible. Our professional driver also will be simultaneously be your own personal tour guide to every place we visit. * Private custom-made tour: visit the sights that interest you most. * Tips and recommendations -we are locals so we have a great knowledge of the area. * Pickup and drop-off from your hotel or accommodation in Costa Rica. We take great pride in our service, with friendly drivers that will make you feel at home and like you’re family.
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  • 10 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$3,360.00
per group
From
$3,360.00
per group

Private Driver/Tour Guide for 9-Day Trip (Costa Rica)City Packages

Private Driver/Tour Guide for 9-Day Trip (Costa Rica)

Travel in the comfort of a private air-conditioned vehicle with an English-speaking driver/tour guide and visit only the sights that you want to see. Perhaps discover the colosos Irazu Volcano or the thermal water from Arenal Hotspring, go Zipline or hike in the rainforest. We will provide you a personalized and professional service by well trained enthusiastic friendly driver/guide who genuinely wish to make your holiday experience or business as enjoyable as possible. Our professional driver also will be simultaneously be your own personal tour guide to every place we visit. * Private custom-made tour: visit the sights that interest you most. * Tips and recommendations -we are locals so we have a great knowledge of the area. * Pickup and drop-off from your hotel or accommodation in Costa Rica. We take great pride in our service, with friendly drivers that will make you feel at home and like you’re family.
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  • 9 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$3,024.00
per group
From
$3,024.00
per group

Private Driver/Tour Guide for 8-Day Trip (Costa Rica)City Packages

Private Driver/Tour Guide for 8-Day Trip (Costa Rica)

Travel in the comfort of a private air-conditioned vehicle with an English-speaking driver/tour guide and visit only the sights that you want to see. Perhaps discover the colosos Irazu Volcano or the thermal water from Arenal Hotspring, go Zipline or hike in the rainforest. We will provide you a personalized and professional service by well trained enthusiastic friendly driver/guide who genuinely wish to make your holiday experience or business as enjoyable as possible. Our professional driver also will be simultaneously be your own personal tour guide to every place we visit. * Private custom-made tour: visit the sights that interest you most. * Tips and recommendations -we are locals so we have a great knowledge of the area. * Pickup and drop-off from your hotel or accommodation in Costa Rica. We take great pride in our service, with friendly drivers that will make you feel at home and like you’re family.
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  • 8 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$2,688.00
per group
From
$2,688.00
per group

Private Driver/Tour Guide for 7-Day Trip (Costa Rica)City Packages

Private Driver/Tour Guide for 7-Day Trip (Costa Rica)

Travel in the comfort of a private air-conditioned vehicle with an English-speaking driver/tour guide and visit only the sights that you want to see. Perhaps discover the colosos Irazu Volcano or the thermal water from Arenal Hotspring, go Zipline or hike in the rainforest. We will provide you a personalized and professional service by well trained enthusiastic friendly driver/guide who genuinely wish to make your holiday experience or business as enjoyable as possible. Our professional driver also will be simultaneously be your own personal tour guide to every place we visit. * Private custom-made tour: visit the sights that interest you most. * Tips and recommendations -we are locals so we have a great knowledge of the area. * Pickup and drop-off from your hotel or accommodation in Costa Rica. We take great pride in our service, with friendly drivers that will make you feel at home and like you’re family.
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  • 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$2,352.00
per group
From
$2,352.00
per group

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