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Tortuga Island Cruise from San Jose

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 to the white sandy beaches and aquamarine waters of this postcard-perfect island. Soak up the sun on the beach, snorkel among tropical fish, or explore the island’s forested trails for a memorable escape. Savor a tasty beachside lunch buffet and relax on the round-trip ride from your San Jose hotel.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.00 USD
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Catamaran Snorkeling & Sunset Sailing Tour

Set sail in the afternoon and take in views of the Costa Rican coastline on this tour. On board a comfortable catamaran, you’ll have the chance to spot local sea life such as whales, dolphins, turtles, rays, and seabirds. The tour also includes time to swim and snorkel or simply relax on the boat. On the sail back to Playas del Coco, you’ll catch sight of the sunset from the water.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00 USD
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Tamarindo Snorkel & Sunset Cruise with Lunch

Set sail on the big blue Pacific with this deluxe catamaran cruise from Tamarindo or Playa del Coco. Sunbathe on the spacious deck and stop to swim, snorkel, or paddle board in the warm tropical waters. Enjoy lunch freshly prepared onboard by an attentive crew, and stay hydrated with unlimited drinks from an open bar. Cruise back into port just as the sun is setting for a memorable end to a another day in paradise.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00 USD
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Full-Day Tortuga Island Cruise from San Jose

Leave behind the urban bustle of San Jose for the clear, aquamarine waters and unspoiled beauty of Tortuga Island on this full-day sailing adventure. Cruise on a yacht or catamaran through the Gulf of Nicoya to Tortuga and the surrounding archipelago, where protected forests, white-sand beaches, and pollution-free waters house an amazing array of plant and animal species. Enjoy a fresh lunch on board, sip tropical cocktails, and sway to live music as you sail through this picturesque island paradise.
  • Duration: 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.00 USD
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Damas Island Mangrove Boat Tour from Manuel Antonio

Weave your way past the giant twisted root systems that characterize mangrove forests on this boat tour of the largest mangrove ecosystem in Central America at Damas Island. This biodiversity hotspot is home to tons of birds, reptiles, and aquatic animals that you can spot easily with the help of your guide. This tour includes round-trip transportation from your Manuel Antonio or Quepos lodging as well as lunch or dinner.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00 USD
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Palo Verde Boat Safari

Discover the incredible birds and biodiversity of Palo Verde National Park on this boat tour with lunch, departing from Tamarindo. Spot native wildlife such as crocodiles, iguanas, monkeys, and a colorful parade of bird species during a 2-hour cruise down the Tempisque River led by a naturalist guide. Afterward, discuss your sightings with fellow travelers over a traditional Costa Rican lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00 USD
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Tamarindo Estuary Boat Safari

Just outside the crowded beaches of Tamarindo, Las Baulas National Park offers an often-overlooked natural getaway. This tour takes you through the park’s vast network of mangrove forests on a relaxing boat trip. As you float down the river, your guide points out wildlife like howler monkeys, crocodiles, and tropical birds that you might not see on your own.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00 USD
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Damas Island Mangrove Boat Tour from Jaco

Explore the largest mangrove ecosystem in Central America on this Damas Island boat tour from Jaco. Venture into the diverse landscapes and hidden natural wonders of this incredible destination and see indigenous wildlife, birds, reptiles and fish from the comfort of your boat.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00 USD
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Snorkeling tour to Catalina islands

This trip will take you to one of Costa Rica’s best snorkel spots with some of the world’s finest volcanic rock formations rich in marine life. You’ll be going to the Catalina’s Island and here you will have a chance to experience a close encounter with beautiful manta rays, butterfly fish, angelfish ,sharks and turtles. 
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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$65.00 USD
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Half Day Sunset & Sailing Tour

Sail to a secluded cove only accessible by boat.  Snorkel in crystal clear waters, observing the marine life with our expert snorkel guide.  Then sail on the Papagayo Bay on a 47 foot sailboat to view the magical Sunset.
  • Duration: 210 to 240 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 210 to 240 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.99 USD
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Sarapiqui River Sightseeing Cruise and Zipline Canopy Tour from San Jose

Delve deep into the Costa Rican rain forest with his full-day tour to Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí. Take in views of lush tropical landscape and native wildlife during a leisurely riverboat cruise, and then experienced the thrill of swinging through the jungle canopy on a series of treetop ziplines. This action-packed day includes a traditional Costa Rican lunch and round-trip transport from your San Jose hotel.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$98.99 USD
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Tortuga Island Cruise

Escape to paradise with a cruise to Tortuga Island! On this full-day trip from the Jaco area, sail across the gorgeous Gulf of Nicoya to land on the white sandy beaches of this picturesque island. Explore the island’s biodiversity with a nature hike, or set out into the crystal-clear waters with a snorkeling mask or beach kayak. You can also simply relax on the gorgeous beach and soak up the sunshine. Hotel pickup and drop-off and a delicious beachside buffet make this a leisurely day to remember.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$135.00 USD
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San Jose Combo Tour: Horseback Riding and Sarapiquí River Boat Ride

Spend a full day discovering the beauty of Costa Rica’s rain forest on this guided combo tour to Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí. Cruise down the Sarapiquí River on a riverboat, and then delve deeper into the jungle on a horseback ride while learning about native plants and wildlife from your knowledgeable guide. Round-trip hotel transport from San Jose and an authentic Costa Rican lunch are included.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00 USD
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Jungle River Cruise at Palo Verde National Park

This guided tour to Palo Verde National Park from the Guanacaste area is an easy way to see some of the wildlife that makes Costa Rica famous without going too far out of your way. Take private transit out to the park, and then hop onto a leisurely river cruise for chances to see iguanas, birds, monkeys, and more in the wild. Park fees and transportation are included in tour price for a good value.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00 USD
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World Famous Calypso Tortuga Island with snorkeling & banana boat from San Jose

Escape busy San Jose for a full day of beach fun at Tortuga Island. Travel by bus and luxury catamaran to the island, where you can choose from activities such as snorkeling, volleyball, and a banana boat ride, or simply relax in a hammock. Have a gourmet 4-course lunch, then take an afternoon sightseeing cruise on the Gulf of Nicoya before your return to San Jose in the evening.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$135.00 USD
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$135.00 USD
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Tortuga Island Tour Costa Rica

Escape to the tropical paradise of Tortuga Island, where white sandy beaches and warm waters await. Zip to the lush isle in a speedboat in under an hour, stopping along the way to snorkel among clear, shallow reefs. Once on Tortuga, spend several hours enjoying the relaxed seclusion paired with comfortable amenities like shade structures and a freshly prepared lunch.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00 USD
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Tortuguero Canal Boat Tour: From Puerto Limon

Rather than cram multiple activities into a single outing, this Puerto Limon shore excursion lets you linger in the Tortuguero Canals—known as Costa Rica’s Amazon for their rich variety of wildlife. Your guide helps you spot animals like monkeys, toucans, and sloths in the wild as you sail down the canals in an open-sided safari boat, and port pickup and drop-off don’t waste any time getting you between destinations.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$88.00 USD
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Damas Island Tour by Boat from Manuel Antonio

When visiting Manuel Antonio, discover one of Costa Rica's most distinctive coastal ecosystems on a boat tour through the Damas Island Estuary. Float through natural tree tunnels and canals lined with mangrove swamps while a naturalist guide points out unique features of the surrounding flora and fauna. Keep an eye out for white-faced monkeys, anteaters, reptiles, and exotic birds that dwell among this peaceful ‘floating forest,’ and enjoy a delicious lunch back on the mainland.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.00 USD
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Inshore Sportfishing

With many years of experience fishing in and around the waters of Quepos, our crew takes sportfishing  very seriously.  Catering to experienced and novice anglers alike, we always go the extra mile to find where the fish are biting and to reel them in!  If you are looking for an affordable fishing experience of a lifetime Tres Niñas is for you!  Chose between Half-Day, 3/4 Day, & Full Day Fishing Charters.Inshore fishing charters are perfect for those who do not have a whole day to spend on the water, and who might be interested in Rooster Fishing or looking for Snook, Grouper, Snapper, small Mahis and small Tunas.  Renowned for it’s inshore bio-diversity, Quepos is a privileged location to experience inshore fishing.   
  • Duration: 4 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$500.00 USD
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DOLPHINS WATCHING TOUR

Catch sight of dolphins and whales in the wild on this whale watching tour from Carrillo Beach. A guide takes you to spots where dolphin and whale sightings are practically guaranteed, and then brings you to a snorkeling spot off the coast at the end of your boat ride. This tour includes all snorkeling equipment, plus fruits, snacks, and drinks to keep you refreshed.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00 USD
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Palo Verde River Eco-Tour from Tamarindo

Leave behind the crowds of Tamarindo in lieu of this quality time with Mother Nature on this birdwatching tour on the Palo Verde River. Explore the national park, which is known for its diverse wildlife and birdwatching opportunities, as a guide navigates your way down the river. This tour includes round-trip transportation from your hotel or port, all entrance fees, and lunch.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$155.00 USD
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Offshore Sportfishing

If you've never been sportfishing, do yourself a favor and give it a try. And if you're already hooked, you'll love this off-shore adventure with Tres Niñas from Pez Vela on Costa Rica's Pacific coast. Typical fish include tuna, marlin, sailfish, mahi-mahi, all of which offer a thrilling experience at the reel.
  • Duration: 4 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$850.00 USD
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Tortuguero Canals Tour

This Tortuguero Canals tour is a Limon classic. Drive along the coast, visit a fruit stand and banana plantation, and take a quick stop at the beach on your way to the Tortuguero Canals, a popular wildlife destination full of tropical plants and animals. Going with a guided tour keeps you on-time and organized for easy sightseeing.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.00 USD
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NARANJO RIVER RAFTING - EL CHORRO CLASS IV-V

Not for the faint of heart, a run down the El Chorro section of the Naranjo River will leave you exhausted, exhilarated and cheering for more. A short drive from Quepos, you'll put in at the mountain town of Esquipulas then squeeze your way between narrow canyons down 3 miles of class IV-V rapids to Villanueva.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$87.00 USD
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