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Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall, and Arenal Volcano Hike

Combine three adventurous activities in a single tour: a hike to Arental Volcano, visit to the Hanging Bridges, and exploration of La Fortuna Waterfall. This 10-hour tour from La Fortuna, perfect for nature lovers, includes hiking and swimming amidst Costa Rica's beautiful natural scenery. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$134.00 USD
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Arenal Volcano Full-Day Combo Tour with Lunch and Dinner

In just one day, it’s possible to visit top Costa Rica attractions like Arenal Volcano, La Paz Waterfall, and Arenal Hot Springs when you book this guided tour from San Jose. All-inclusive private transport smooths over otherwise tricky transportation logistics, and your guide keeps you well entertained and informed as you explore. This tour includes all entrance fees plus two meals, adding up to a great value.
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$160.00 USD
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Arenal Volcano and Tabacón Hot Springs Day Trip from San Jose

Find your bliss with a classic Costa Rican experience that combines a seismic dose of adventure and relaxation! On this full-day trip from San Jose, visit the very active Arenal Volcano and explore its base with a guided nature hike. Then, unwind with a soak in a variety of geothermal pools at the luxurious Tabacón hot springs. The tour also includes a stop at the artisan town of Sarchí, plus delicious lunch and dinner.
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$156.00 USD
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Manuel Antonio National Park Day Trip from San Jose

Discover one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica on this full-day trip from San Jose to Manuel Antonio National Park. After a scenic drive along the Pacific coast, you’ll arrive at this protected reserve that features lush tropical rain forest and unspoiled stretches of white sandy beach. Relax on the shore or explore the jungle with a guided nature hike, where you’ll have a chance to spot birds, sloths, monkeys and other resident wildlife.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$131.00 USD
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Calypso's Day Trip to Tortuga Island from Jaco

Go on a Costa Rican adventure with a tour to Tortuga Island from Jaco, including a hot breakfast, a 4-course lunch, and round-trip transport. First, board a catamaran, and cruise across the Gulf of Nicoya. Once on the island, go snorkeling and on a banana boat ride before catching sight of San Lucas Island, which used to be a maximum security prison, on your way back to Jaco.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.00 USD
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Irazu Volcano, Cartago Ruins and Sarapiqui River Tour from San Jose

Discover Costa Rica's famous natural beauty, historical treasures, and fresh flavors on this full-day tour from San Jose. Visit the ruins of a 16th-century church in Cartago, soak up an awe-inspiring views into the crater of Irazú Volcano, and spot native wildlife such as sloths, crocodiles, and monkeys on a cruise down the Sarapiquí River. Savor a traditional lunch at a private farm and drive through the spectacular Braulio Carrillo National Park to round out a memorable day.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$134.00 USD
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Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs Day Trip from Guanacaste

Experience the thrill of hiking near one of the most active volcanoes in the Western Hemisphere! On this full-day trip from Guanacaste, get an up-close view of Costa Rica's famous Arenal Volcano and the surrounding tropical landscape. Rejuvenate with a dip in volcanic hot springs and enjoy stellar evening views of the volcano and emerging stars. Round-trip hotel transport from Guanacaste included.
  • Duration: 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$135.99 USD
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Full Day Class II-III Rafting and Zipline Tour from La Fortuna-Arenal

Max out the adrenaline (and the fun) during this 9-hour adventure combining a whitewater rafting trip and zipline excursion. Zoom through the rainforest canopy during a series of heart-pounding zipline rides, some on cable spans as long as 3,200 feet (980 meters). Then battle the Class II and III rapids of the Balsa River. Lunch, snacks, and rafting gear are all included.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$110.00 USD
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Costa Rica Day Trip from San Jose

Make the most of your Costa Rican vacation with a packed day exploring the country’s natural and cultural treasures. On this full-day tour from San Jose, sample Costa Rica’s favorite drink during a tour of the Doka Estate coffee plantation. Hike through the rain forest, and see the butterflies and hummingbirds at La Paz Waterfall Gardens. Breakfast and lunch are included.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
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$114.00 USD
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Puntarenas Highlights Shore Excursion

Encounter the best of Costa Rica's wildlife, cuisine, and famous natural beauty on a combo shore excursion from Puntarenas. Watch adorable white-faced monkeys playing in the trees, and spot crocs and birdlife on a pontoon cruise down the Tarcoles River. Learn the history of the bustling Puntarenas port, and indulge your taste buds with locally grown fruit fresh from the farm, a typical lunch at a local restaurant, and a chance to buy authentic Costa Rican coffee.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00 USD
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Rio Celeste and Llanos de Cortes Waterfall Tour from Tamarindo

Get an up close look at Costa Rica's hidden natural wonders with this Rio Celeste and Llanos de Cortes waterfall tour from Tamarindo. Follow an expert local guide through breathtaking scenery, rugged trails and truly beautiful attractions. This is the perfect way to explore outside the city and see what makes Costa Rica a top attraction for nature lovers.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$115.00 USD
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6-in-1 Combo Tour: Puerto Limon Highlights

Make the most of your day at Puerto Limon with this jam-packed shore excursion that gives you a memorable taste of Costa Rica's Caribbean highlights. Spot wildlife on a rain forest trek, visit a working banana plantation, and cruise down the biodiverse Tortuguero Canal. You’ll also take a scenic drive along the coast, explore the region’s diverse culture on a Limon city tour, and hunt for souvenirs at local shops.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.00 USD
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Full Day Jaco Jungle Adventure Pass

Go horseback riding, ziplining, waterfall rappelling, and ATV-ing on this adventure-filled all-day guided tour in the Jaco Jungle. Saddle up on a Costa Rican stepping horse and ride past giant trees, monkeys, and nesting macaws. Then, learn how to rappel down a waterfall before ziplining through the rainforest setting. Finish the day with an afternoon ATV ride. A Costa Rican lunch is also included.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$195.00 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
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  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00 USD
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Tortuguero National Park

Explore the natural beauty and protected wildlife of Costa Rica’s Tortuguero National Park with a full-day guided tour from San Jose. Cruise through freshwater rivers on a boat — the only way to access the inner reaches of this beautiful nature reserve. Learn about the park’s incredible biodiversity from your naturalist guide, and visit a green sea turtle nesting site. Take a break from your exploration to savor lunch at the eco-chic Evergreen Lodge surrounded by views of a lush tropical forest.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$114.00 USD
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Aerial Tram and Zipline Tour from Jaco

Discover the beauty and diversity of Costa Rica’s rain forest with a combo tour at a private ecotourism reserve. Observe canopy wildlife and soak up spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean on a leisurely aerial tram ride, and then get your blood pumping as you soar across the jungle on 10 exhilarating ziplines. Enjoy a guided nature hike through the rain forest, and wrap up your 2.5-hour tour with a visit to a serpentarium and medicinal garden. The tour includes round-trip transport from your Jaco hotel.
  • Duration: 1 day 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day 1 hour
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$79.00 USD
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Arenal Volcano and Baldi Hot Springs Day Trip from San Jose

Experience one of Costa Rica’s most iconic adventures as you explore Arenal Volcano and relax with a dip in natural volcanic hot springs. On this guided full-day trip from San Jose, take in spectacular views of the volcano, which regularly emits puffs of smoke. Rejuvenate with a soak in one of the area’s famous natural hot springs as you enjoy the backdrop of the volcano in the distance. Hotel pickup and drop-off from San Jose plus lunch and a gourmet dinner are included.
  • Duration: 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$141.00 USD
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Colorado River Adventure from Tamarindo

Get the ultimate Colorado River experience with a full-day adventure tour from Tamarindo, and explore a tropical forest, natural sauna and mud baths. Soar between the trees on a zip line, rappel and climb a riverside cliff, then then gear up for a trip down the river in a raft or inner tube. Splash and swirl your way through five miles of Class II-II rapids, stop for a rock jump and rope swing, and finish your day by rolling in warm volcanic mud and relaxing in thermal hot springs.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$98.00 USD
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Sky Walk Tour with Hanging Bridges and Nature Preserve

Traverse the rain forest on a series of hanging bridges during a guided excursion from the Guanacaste coast to the Heliconia Rain Forest reserve in Costa Rica. See tropical flora and fauna in the wild, tour greenhouses and a butterfly garden, and sample farm-fresh coffee on this kid-friendly adventure.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$155.00 USD
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Full-Day Rio Celeste Tour From La Fortuna

Lace up your hiking boots for this full-day immersion in the wild beauty of Tenorio Volcano National Park. Look for wildlife on the drive from La Fortuna, and feel like a jungle explorer on the trek to Rio Celeste, known for its mystical aquamarine waters. Take a dip in warm volcanic river pools, admire a cascading waterfall, and reward your efforts with a typical Costa Rican lunch.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00 USD
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Vida Aventura Park in Guanacaste: Zipline Tour, Horseback Ride and Hot Springs

Adventure seekers and spa mavens alike will enjoy this full-day tour to Vida Aventura Nature Park, nestled in the scenic mountains of Guanacaste. Fly through the treetops on a series of ziplines, and then return to solid ground for a horseback ride complete with stunning vistas of two active volcanoes. Unwind after your adventure with a mineral-rich mud bath, followed by a refreshing rinse in a natural hot spring. Your tour includes a traditional Costa Rican lunch.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$84.99 USD
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Adventure Rafting Class III and IV in Tenorio River from Playa Tamarindo

Get your adrenaline pumping on a whitewater rafting trip down the Tenorio River, located in a red-rock canyon in the Guanacaste mountain range. Depart from Tamarindo for a 9-hour day trip to Costa Rica’s nearby forests, including lunch.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$142.00 USD
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SUNSET CATAMARAN OCEAN KING MANUEL ANTONIO

Come and enjoy the best sunset view on our Catamaran at Manuel Antonio area, you can leave your car at the Pez Vela Parking area (free of charge). Fresh fruit, snacks, Costa Rican brand alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. We start at the magnificent Pez Vela Marina.The Ocean King is a 100 foot long catamaran.  The boat offers two huge tanning meshs, two Jacuzzis, two winding water slides, an enormous bar, living room, and four bathrooms and showers.The cruise will take you along the gorgeous Manuel Antonio coas including tropical islands and all around beautiful scenery. You will be able to swim, and water slide off the boat. Snorkeling gear will be provided to those that wish to do so (no extra cost).While you may see some wildlife, the main attraction is fun and relaxation. The Ocean King provides a Costa Rican style lunch. 
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.00 USD
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Sloth Tour

Though renowned for its wildlife, spotting the Arenal and La Fortuna area's favorite animal residents can be notoriously tricky. Tour a number of locations where wildlife sightings are all but guaranteed on this Arenal wildlife tour—expect to see sloths, toucans, dart frogs, and more with the help of your guide. Tour includes use of spotting scope and hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.00 USD
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