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Costa Rica may be small, but this country is full of striking coastlines, mountains, rivers, waterfalls, volcanoes, and rainforests—making it the perfect destination for outdoor adventurers and adrenaline junkies. 

Here are our top five ways ways to enjoy the beautiful scenery all year long:
  • Hiking and Mountain Biking: Immerse yourself in the local landscape at Arenal Volcano National Park and beyond
  • Zipline and Canopy Tours: Rise above the treetops for a thrilling bird's-eye view
  • Activities on the Water: Cool off on a kayak or raft—or grab snorkel gear and go under the sea
  • Horseback Riding: Give your legs a rest and explore the coast or rainforest atop a trusty steed
  • Birdwatching: Spot brightly colored toucans and parrots with the help of an expert guide 
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100% Adventure Park Combo: Zipline, Superman, and Mega Tarzan Tour in Monteverde

100% Adventure Park Combo: Zipline, Superman, and Mega Tarzan Tour in Monteverde

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Get ready for 3 hours of nonstop thrills with this inclusive combo tour at the 100% Aventura park in Monteverde. Test your adrenaline threshold as you complete all of the park’s most popular adventures, including a 10-cable zipline course, rope bridge, rappel, and ATV buggy ride. Channel two famously fast heroes on the Mega Tarzan Swing and the forward-facing Superman zipline — the longest and highest in all of Latin America.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$57.95
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Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall, Typical lunch and Arenal Volcano Hike

Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall, Typical lunch and Arenal Volcano Hike

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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 full-day 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.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00
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3 Hour ATV Tour Through Costa Rican Rainforest

3 Hour ATV Tour Through Costa Rican Rainforest

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On this Jaco off-road ATV tour, it’s all about the journey—and the destinations. Take a thrilling ride through rugged mountain terrain en route to a vista point and two waterfalls, one of which has a 15-foot (4.5-meter) jump to try (if you dare). Be sure to bring a swimsuit to refresh yourself in the natural pool either way.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00
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Full Day Class II-III Rafting and Zipline Tour from La Fortuna-Arenal

Full Day Class II-III Rafting and Zipline Tour from La Fortuna-Arenal

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Max out the adrenaline (and the fun) during this full-day adventure combining a white-water rafting trip and zipline excursion. Zoom through the rain forest 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.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$122.00
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Arenal Volcano Full-Day Combo Tour with Lunch and Dinner

Arenal Volcano Full-Day Combo Tour with Lunch and Dinner

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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.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$160.00
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Guachipelin Adventure Volcano Zipline Horseback River Tubing Combo

Guachipelin Adventure Volcano Zipline Horseback River Tubing Combo

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Enjoy the thrill of this all-day adventure that includes some of the best outdoor fun. Get your adrenaline pumping on an exciting zipline tour, horseback riding through epic landscapes, and tubing along a flowing river. This memorable tour includes a visit to natural hot springs, a volcanic mud bath, and a full buffet lunch. It's the best way to experience the natural wonder of Costa Rica!
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$135.00
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$135.00
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Canyoning in the Lost Canyon

Canyoning in the Lost Canyon

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Explore the rugged landscape and forested depths of Costa Rica’s Lost Canyon. Rappel down a series of cliffs up to 200 feet (60 meters), and drop into clear tropical pools at the bottom of the canyon. Hike through a thick rain forest teeming with life and scramble over rocks as you uncover hidden secrets of this amazing area. Round-trip hotel transport from La Fortuna and a traditional Costa Rican lunch are included.
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  • 4 hours
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$99.00
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Full Day Jaco Jungle Adventure Pass

Full Day Jaco Jungle Adventure Pass

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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.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
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$195.00
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Arenal Best 4 Attractions (Full day - Combo)

Arenal Best 4 Attractions (Full day - Combo)

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Explore the dramatic landscape surrounding the Arenal Volcano on a full-day nature tour from La Fortuna that offers a blend of active time and relaxation. Hike Arenal’s 1.9-mile (3.1 km) hanging bridge trail, walk to the scenic La Fortuna waterfall, and hike on the Arenal Volcano at sunset. Spend the evening soaking in the hot springs, choosing between Baldi, Ecotermales, Kalambú, Paradise, Tabacón, The Springs, or Titokú, with a buffet dinner at the springs. All transport, entrance fees, lunch, and dinner are included.
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  • 11 hours
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$229.84
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6 in 1 Tour: Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Braulio Carrillo

6 in 1 Tour: Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Braulio Carrillo

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Experience a fun-filled day in the jungle at the Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Atlantic eco-reserve. Your multi-pass gives you access to six different activities throughout the beautiful tropical park. Get a bird’s-eye view of the rainforest canopy with an aerial tram ride, encounter native critters at a butterfly and frog garden, cross a hanging bridge, and explore the jungle on a nature hike. Get your adrenaline pumping as you soar through the treetops on ziplines, including one of the longest and fastest in the country.
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  • 8 hours
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$103.00
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Amazing Mega Zipline (25 lines) over 11 Waterfalls

Amazing Mega Zipline (25 lines) over 11 Waterfalls

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Feel the adrenaline rush of soaring over 11 different waterfalls on this small-group canopy tour at Adventure Park Costa Rica. Enjoy breathtaking views over the ocean, mountains, and rainforest on 25 zipline cables, the longest in Costa Rica. Led by a professional guide, this tour emphasizes safety and provides all the necessary equipment. Lunch and bottled water are included. Transportation to and from this Costa Rica zip line tour is an available option. Participants must be at least seven years old and weigh less than 280 pounds (127 kg).
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$99.00
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Our Famous Mambo Combo Canyoning and Rafting near the Arenal Volcano

Our Famous Mambo Combo Canyoning and Rafting near the Arenal Volcano

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Jungle adventure meets family fun on this canyoning and whitewater rafting tour from La Fortuna. Ride through the rain forest in a rugged 4x4, rappel down waterfalls, and cruise down rapids on the Balsa River, stopping along the way to enjoy fresh fruit, swimming holes, and wildlife sightings. This tour even includes a professional photographer so you can live in the moment and purchase pictures afterward.
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  • 6 hours
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$155.00
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Pure Trek Canyoning and Waterfall Rappelling Tour in La Fortuna

Pure Trek Canyoning and Waterfall Rappelling Tour in La Fortuna

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Rappel down waterfalls and zipline across canyons in the shadow of Arenal Volcano on this exciting rain forest adventure just outside of La Fortuna. Ride a 4x4 into the forest, where guides will help you gear up for a thrilling course featuring a rock climb and five rappels, including the ‘Monkey Drop’ canyon zipline and four waterfall descents. After conquering this natural playground, freshen up in a well-equipped ranch house and reward your efforts with a delicious lunch of organic Costa Rican cuisine.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.00
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The Original Canopy Tour Monteverde

The Original Canopy Tour Monteverde

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Get your heart racing on this cloud forest adventure on a private reserve in Monteverde. Ride ziplines over the forest canopy, rappel down to the forest floor, climb inside of a tree, and more, for a family-friendly excursion that brings you closer to nature.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$50.00
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Zip lining, rappel and a Tarzan Swing

Zip lining, rappel and a Tarzan Swing

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Get your adrenaline pumping during this adventure tour in the Naranjo Biological Corridor of Costa Rica. Soar through the treetops on a zip line, come face to face with local wildlife like white-faced monkeys and tropical birds, and traverse an obstacle course with a series of platforms, suspension bridges, a Tarzan swing, and a rappel. End the tour with a delicious Costa Rican meal and traditional snacks.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Manuel Antonio Park Tour and it's Amazing Wildlife

Manuel Antonio Park Tour and it's Amazing Wildlife

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SMALL group GROUPS GUARANTEED, PRIVATE TOUR is also available! This knowledgeable and entertaining operator is always looking to provide the best customized tour experiences for visitors to Costa Rica. Small group tours provides an experience each person will remember for their entire lives. Come and explore the Manuel Antonio National Park with the experts, we are certified guides, we are local guides, we are ready for a lifetime experience during your visit in Manuel Antonio. Please notice that: - Park is closed on Tuesday - Entrance fee is $18.08 (adult) and $5.65 (children) additional to the price - Make sure to check your email after booking in order to get the indications how to buy the tickets and how to meet your guide at the Park entrance - If you need assistance to buy the tickets to enter the Park we can definitely help you with that, please inquiry in advance - If you need transportation from your lodging place we can help you with that, please inquiry in advance
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  • 2 hours
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$29.00
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Full day Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna Waterfall and Hotsprings

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Full day Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna Waterfall and Hotsprings

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Discover the natural beauty of the La Fortuna region on an action-packed full-day tour that is ideal for people who enjoy outdoors activities. Go on hikes through lush rain forest; visit a butterfly garden and Maleku Indian village; take a dip at La Fortuna waterfall; look for wildlife; and view the Arenal Volcano. Top off the day with a cocktail and a relaxing soak in a natural hot water river.
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  • 11 hours
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Best Zip Line for small groups in Arenal

Best Zip Line for small groups in Arenal

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Zipline through Costa Rican rain forest on a canopy tour that goes over the spectacular La Fortuna Waterfall—an opportunity not offered on similar excursions. Between cables, take in views of Arenal Volcano and Cerro Chato and talk to your guides about the La Fortuna area. Your tour ends with a trip to the Maleku Cultural Resource Center for a chance to wind down before hotel drop-off.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Night Jungle Tour (Rainmaker Park)

Night Jungle Tour (Rainmaker Park)

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See the natural beauty of the jungle after dark with this night tour to Rainmaker Park. Your naturalist guide will take you and your group into the jungle for a two- to two-and-a-half-hour journey, where you’ll get to learn about the local ecosystem and maybe even spot some bats, spiders, owls, and colorful tropical frogs.
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  • 3 hours
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$59.00
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Surf Lessons in Tamarindo

Surf Lessons in Tamarindo

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Experience Tamarindo’s perfect breaks with a 2-hour surf lesson at a legendary beachside shop. Get in the water for the first time and practice paddling, popping up and riding in a forgiving beach break. More experienced surfers can hone their skills by surfing alongside an expert instructor, learning to read the breaking surf while improving technique and form. Riders of all skill levels can soak up the sun on the Pacific Coast and enjoy the security of an experienced surf school that places the emphasis on safety and fun. 
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  • 2 hours
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BEST ATV Tour Mountain & Beach From Tamarindo -Flamingo Beach

BEST ATV Tour Mountain & Beach From Tamarindo -Flamingo Beach

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Explore Tamarindo’s beaches and dry forest on an off-road ATV tour with river crossings, mountain views, and stunning tropical scenery. Learn to maneuver your vehicle, then follow your guide along a rugged circuit. Take in the sights and sounds of the Costa Rican forest and watch for birds and monkeys as you steer beneath coastal trees. Upgrade your tour to include other activities such as snorkeling, driving a UTV, ziplining, or even exploring other areas by ATV.
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  • 2 hours
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Extreme Bungee Jumping in Monteverde

Extreme Bungee Jumping in Monteverde

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Take the plunge from the highest bungee jumping spot in Central America on this bungee jumping tour in Monteverde. Strong cables and a helmet keep you safe, while guides push you out of your comfort zone for an extreme adventure in the middle of the cloud forest—and a chance to see the landscape like never before.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Sunset Snorkel and Sailing Tour - Kuna Vela Sailing Tours (Playas Del Coco)
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Sunset Snorkel and Sailing Tour - Kuna Vela Sailing Tours (Playas Del Coco)

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Spend the afternoon sailing and snorkeling in a secluded cove on this off-the-beaten-path excursion. A sailboat takes you to otherwise inaccessible coves that are teeming with marine life and lined by pristine beaches, making this an ideal tour for snorkeling enthusiasts or anyone who wants to get away from the crowds and relax on the beach.
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  • 4 hours
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Volcano Hike, Waterfall Swim & Hot Springs Combo on Rincon de la Vieja

Volcano Hike, Waterfall Swim & Hot Springs Combo on Rincon de la Vieja

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Immerse yourself in the wild volcanic landscapes of the Rincon de la Vieja National Park on this full-day trekking tour. Set out on a moderate 3-hour hike through the jungle and keep a lookout for Howler monkeys, Capuchin monkeys, Toucans, and Coatis along the way. Pass hissing fumaroles, volcanic craters, and bubbling mud pools, then cool off with a swim beneath the Oropendola Waterfall. After re-fuelling with a delicious lunch of Costa Rican cuisine, enjoy a soothing soak in the hot springs and volcanic mud baths of Rio Negro.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.00
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