Crocodile Tarcoles Tour

This crazy adrenaline adventure takes you through the marvelous wonders of our rainforest. You will explore the Tarcoles River on our stunning pacific coast.

Your guide will point out different kinds of mammals, birds and reptiles that flourish in this mangrove system.

Depending on the season you will be able to spot different migratory aviary species; from October to April you can glimpse ospreys, gulls, terns cormorants, pelicans and frigates.

There will be numerous opportunities to take incredible pictures on this Jaco tour.

Arenal Volcano & Hot Springs

Experience a visit to the Arenal Volcano, it’s almost perfect conical shape towering over the town of La Fortuna, in Northern Costa Rica. While exploring the National Park, you may walk through trails created by lava formations towards a lookout point from which you can see the dense vegetation, cut by past lava flows, and the beautiful valley below.

Next stop, a dip in natural hot springs, soothing your muscles and relaxing your entire body. Optional spa treatments is available such as mud baths or massages.

Check out our local organic farm Rio Rancho Organica while you’re in Manuel Antonio.

  • Volcanos are always serious business so practice safety and take proper precautions.
  • This is a personalized experience. Please contact us via email or by calling us directly to book your private trip today!

Poas Volcano & Los Campesinos Waterfall

Experience a visit to an active volcano in the province of Alajuela. The Poás features two crater lakes, one more acidic than the other, changing in color from iridescent greens to sulphuric yellows. Observe the vegetation changes on the drive up through scenic plantations. 

Upon you return, visit La Paz Waterfall, an impressive 120-foot-high cascade. The Gardens allow you to walk through dense forest, trails, a butterfly farm and exhibits featuring frogs and snakes.

Check out our local organic farm Rio Rancho Organica while you’re in Manuel Antonio.

  • This is a special tour. Please contact us via email or by calling us directly to personalize your adventure today!

Zipline Canopy & Waterfall Tour

Experience extreme adventure overlooking the Central Pacific Coast, Herradura Bay and the Gulf of Nicoya while zip lining through the tropical forest.

This canopy project was designed as extreme adventure and enjoying nature with minimum impact.

Half of the 80-acre property is primary forest, overlooking the Island and Bay of Herradura, and the Gulf of Nicoya.

Once on site you will take a specially designed tractor for a 15-minute off-road ride to the top of the mountain.

The canopy tour consists of 15 platforms and 14 cables, the longest of which is 2,400 feet.

These cables will allow you to descend the mountain over the pristine forest while enjoying the views.

  • Maximum weight: 300 Lbs.

Carara National Park

Scarlet Macaws flying overhead in formation, bursts of red, blue and yellow, possibly one of the most beautiful sights you will experience during your visit to Carara.

This transitional forest allows for rich biodiversity, housing approximately 48% of Costa Rica’s bird species.

Bird watching enthusiasts will have the opportunity to observe Scarlet Macaws, Aracari, Toucans, Herons, Egrets, Tinamous, Vultures and more. Your guide accompanies the group during the 2-mile hike, expanding on the different sights and sounds.

A 20-minute stop at an observatory along the way provides time for rest and photographs. The Tarcoles river is the Northern boundary of the park, and the bridge that crosses it is the perfect spot for safely observing the largest crocodile population in the country.

A hearty home-style lunch awaits at our base camp where you can share stories and snapshots of your Carara experience.

  • Minimum of four adults required to operate tour.

Catamaran Adventure

Set sail towards the horizon aboard a catamaran, admiring the marine life as well as islands and rock formations close to the coast, bordering Manuel Antonio National Park.

You will board your catamaran at the pier in Quepos, the Marina Pez Vela, and sail off bordering the coast. Have your cameras ready to capture the beautiful scenery during the journey.

Your guide will be available to point our notable wildlife and vegetation as you admire the islands, cliffs and other natural formations.

Enjoy the beverages and snacks available on board.

After touring the coastline, the captain will set anchor at Biesanz Bay where you can snorkel or simply rest onboard.

You are most likely to spot parrotfish, starfish, and angelfish and dolphins sometimes follow the boat. A tasty barbecue lunch is served onboard.

Jungle Night Walk and Aquatic Tropical Gardens

Experience aquatic tropical gardens and nighttime in the jungle of Manuel Antonio, when many nocturnal species come to life.

This unique 2-hour guided walk through the jungle at the Manuel Antonio Nature Park and Wildlife Refuge provides an opportunity to explore the tropical humid forest at nighttime.

The wildlife refuge protects species such as Kinkajous and Armadillos as well as several reptiles, including snakes.

The Amphibian Aquatic Garden is a series of waterways and pools ecologically designed to provide a habitat for a variety of native species where they can reproduce and migrate freely without enclosures that restrict their natural behavior.

Your guide will accompany you through the sights and sounds of the jungle and the frogs and toads that make their home here.

Some of the most popular endemic species you will observe are the Red Eyed Tree Frog, Glass Frogs and the Wet Forest Toad.

Savegre River Rafting (Full day)

For both the adventure some beginner and the experienced rafter, the class III rapids of this tour will never disappoint in providing the ultimate adrenaline rush while paddling hard through the water. Along the way, one can experience the pure astonishment of seeing first hand the awesome canyons, waterfalls, and primary rain forest of Costa Rica. The Savegre River, which is one of the most pristine rivers in Costa Rica, is surrounded by impressive views of the primary rain forest and a number of truly magnificent waterfalls of the Savegre’s tributaries. The last quarter of this day trip consists of visiting a waterfall and exploring the natural swimming pools in the area that are each surrounded by blooming heliconias.

  • Maximum weight for riders is 235lbs.
  • Not suitable for pregnant women

Damas Island Estuary Boat Trip

Explore the Costa Rican mangrove ecosystem on a comfortable boat gliding along the water while birdwatching and admiring the verdant flora of the area.

Wind through this natural sanctuary made up of canals and natural tunnels comfortably and safely.

Your experienced guide will spot flora and fauna along the way, pointing out species such as reptiles, anteaters, and monkeys.

Birdwatchers will be delighted by the variety of Herons, Kingfishers, Ospreys, Frigate birds and more. Lunch is provided before or after the boat trip.

  • Departure time: Depending on the tides.

Ocean Kayaking

Enjoy a paddling tour through Manuel Antonio’s coastline. The tour departs on the south side of Quepos and begins paddling towards Playa Biesanz. From a vantage point only possible in kayaks, you will experience Manuel Antonio’s breathtaking cliffs and beautiful rock formations as we follow the coastline. Midway through the tour there will be a brief break for relaxation and to enjoy fresh fruit and snacks at a secluded white-sand beach.

You will paddle near rock formations where one can see many shore birds nesting or gliding on the thermals created by the offshore winds that hit this rocky outcrop. The tour will conclude by paddling back to Quepos. Our summer sunset trips are strongly recommended.

  • Depend on high tide
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users