There's tons to do and see on Costa Rica's Caribbean coast. Here are some of the tours and activities we recommend that are either in the area or which pick up/drop off at area hotels. We'll even book it for you!
Most of our tours will pick you up and return you right to your hotel (or sometimes to another Costa Rica destination!). Tours which do not include transportation are indicated below and we will be happy to assist to you in getting to the start point in those cases.
Pacuare River: One Day
Our most popular trip and Costa Rica’s most stunning white water river. Class III-IV rapids. Suitable for 12+ years of age
Two Day Hike and Paddle Rafting Trip
Our overnight Pacuare Adventure is a paddle and hiking expedition! Not only will we raft a variety of exciting rapids, but we will also hike to pristine waterfalls! We will also stop at fun swimming holes and lush jungles. This package includes at least 1 hike a day, based on your athletic abilities and appetite for jungle adventure.
Pacuare Lodge Honeymoon
Three day/two night trip of a lifetime at the Pacuare River Lodge including deluxe accommodation, meals, rafting, canopy.
Reventazón River: Carmen Section
The Reventazón River is a great big water run, with moderate difficulty. The lush surroundings, abundant bird life and good amount of fun rapids makes this a great introduction to river running. For all ages 6+
Animal Rescue Centre, Chocolate Lady and Waterfall
What could be better than a day playing with monkeys, learning how cacao become chocolate and hiking to a pristine waterfall? Three of our favorite local activities combined to make a truly memorable day on your vacation.
Caribbean Canopy and Zipline
For a thrilling adventure get a bird’s eye view of the jungle while flying through the air at top speed on zipline cables.
Cahuita Boat, Snorkel and Hiking Trip
Cahuita National Park is one of the highlights of the area with an incredible variety of wildlife such as monkeys, sloths and birds. This trip includes a guided hike and a boat ride with a stop for snorkeling in the coral reefs.
Cahuita National Park Hike
With this tour you will hike through the famous National Park of Cahuita while observing and learning about different animals and plants.
Gandoca-Manzanillo Refuge Jungle Hike
This extensive reserve is home to a wide variety of animals and plants; your local guide will teach you much about what you are seeing amd the scenery is spectacular too!
River and Sea Kayaking with Rainforest Hike
It doesn’t get any better than river and sea kayaking! Get acquainted with the wilderness as we drive to the most beautiful location in the area, Punta Uva.
Full Day Jungle Adventure
A full day of adventures: transportation, jungle hike, canyoning, tree climbing, canopy & zipline, Tarzan swing and a rappel!
Nighttime Turtle Watching
Take the opportunity to travel through time and go back to the beginning of evolution, represented by the nesting of these live fossils. This is an unforgettable night walk along the Gandoca Beach
Caribbean Dolphin Watching and Snorkeling
Head out on a boat where we’ll look for dolphins and then snorkel on the reef. This dolphin watching and snorkeling excursions leaves from Cahuita, which is home to the famous Cahuita National Park including a protected maritime area.
Don't miss the amazing biodiversity of Costa Rica—head out with our expert guide and you'll be amazed at the numbers of birds we have in the area
Night Tour - La Ceiba Reserve
Experience the beauty of the dark! A tour not only for eyes and ears but also your palate!
Uatsi Waterfall and Indigenous Reservation
Visit a beautiful waterfall, the indigenous cultural center and witness the chocolate making process.
The surf lessons in Puerto Viejo and the surrounding communities are some of the best in Costa Rica! The Puerto Viejo area is a great place to learn to surf or improve your skills. There are a variety of beaches with different surf conditions suitable for everyone - from beginners to experts
Riding horseback along the beautiful beaches of the Caribbean Coast is the perfect way to explore the area. Suitable for riders of all experiences (or none).
Pure Jungle Spa: Massages, Facials and more
Massage, facials and unique body treatments using local jungle ingredients in a beautiful setting.
CariBeans Chocolate Forest Experience
One of our favorite tours in the Caribbean, the CariBeans Chocolate Forest Experience will leave your sweet tooth satisfied and your heart full.
Bocas del Toro, Panama One Day Tour
A day trip to the Bocas del Toro islands! Choose between two options, both visiting some of the best spots of the archipelago.
Tortuguero Canal Wildlife Watching
See the Tortuguero Canal by boat on this day trip from Puerto Viejo or Cahuita! Your bilingual guide will pick you up at the reception of your hotel. This tour is also available in Spanish, German and French. In a comfortable mini-van we will first do a small city tour through Limon to learn about the Caribbean port city. We will then continue north of Limon city to the Tortuguero Canals.
Can't find what you're looking for? Have Questions? Contact us!
Our travel partner Gecko Trail Costa Rica has an office nearby and can arrange all sorts of local activities in the area beyond those listed here or make special arrangements and tours for groups, etc.
They also can help you arrange the rest of your trip around Costa Rica by arranging transportation, hotels and activities throughout Costa Rica.
So send them an email or give them a call. They're happy to put together a package of activities that suits your needs or answer any questions you have about any of this.
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