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The 12 Most Popular Adventure Tours in Jaco Costa Rica
Costa Rica offers a wide variety of Adventure Tours and excursions…everything from Mild to Wild. We have carefully selected the best tours that are available in the Central Pacific with your safety being Our #1 Priority. Our Tours are sure to fit the needs of everyone in your group whether they are nature lovers or Adrenaline Junkies!
Sportfishing-Climb aboard one of our private fishing boat and head out into one of the richest fisheries in the world. Costa Rica offers amazing offshore fishing opportunities for Pacific Sailfish, Blue, Black and Striped Marlin, Yellow Fin Tuna, Dorado (Mahi-Mahi), Wahoo to top the list. In-shore fishing is just as amazing as off-shore and you can expect to catch Roosterfish, Snapper, Jack, King Mackerel, Wahoo and Barracuda to name a few. All of our captains are bilingual and have years of fishing and boating experience.
Full-Day and Half-Day trips available.
Price: $450 – $1,500
The Aerial Tram is one of the most unique adventures in Costa Rica featuring 18 gondolas that give rides to a maximum for 9 passengers each including one bilingual (English/Spanish) naturalist guide and take the passengers a tour to the canopy and the rich ecosystem of Costa Rican rain forests, one of the many beautiful destinations in Central America. There is are also large gardens of tropical flowers and medicinal plants as well as a snake exhibition for you to explore.
Perfect for adventures both young and old.
Price: $30 – $60
Embark on a boat onto the Tarcoles River in Central Pacific Costa Rica for an adventure-filled 2-hour tour. Get up-close with American crocodiles of all sizes, and observe an abundance of beautiful exotic birds! Enjoy spectacular rainforest scenery and cruise through dense mangrove forest canals. Spot jungle wildlife such as iguanas, lizards, and monkeys, and experience our one-of-a-kind crocodile feeding show!
CANYON WATERFALL RAPELL & ZIP LINE
Just 15 minutes from Jaco we will arrive at a beautiful 800-acre property to start your adventure. After being instructed on the safe and proper use of the equipment we will begin our hike into the canyon (20-30 minutes). Your Guide will stop along the way to point interesting flora and fauna. Monkey, Toucan and Scarlet Macaw sightings are common!
After arriving at the top we will zipline over of a gorgeous 200’ waterfall. Then we will begin our descent down through the waterfalls. We will rappel down the face of 4 waterfalls from 60-90 feet!! At all times you will be “safe and backed up” by your Guru Guide!!
A short hike further and we will then “ZIP-OUT” on 2 Canopy Ziplines. The longest is over 2000 feet!!! We will then enjoy a tropical fruit snack and a beverage before returning to your hotel.
Fun for the whole family! We have taken people from ages 7-70 on this exciting excursion. All you need is a little sense of adventure!!
Duration: 5 hours
Difficulty: Moderate No Experience Needed
Things to bring: Wear your swimsuit, shorts, shoes that will get wet (no flip flops), water and a camera.
Experience the meaning of ‘Pura Vida’ as this guided trip takes you to the forest in the hills above Jacó Beach to a majestic setting of pure Costa Rican natural harmony. We will take a gorgeous 4×4 drive up the mountain over 2000′. Your guide will stop along the way to point out interesting flora and fauna. You will be able to view and experience over ten waterfalls that flow from one beautiful pool into the next.
These natural pools will invite you to swim in the fresh mountain spring water and submerge under the fall becoming one with nature. You can stay on the trail or with just average balance we can walk up through the river from one waterfall to the next enjoying each pool as we go. For the more adventurous there are a couple of places you can jump into the pools from up to 20’! The healing power of standing under the falls and allowing the water to massage your body will both relax and rejuvenate your senses. During the entire tour, we are totally surrounded by beautiful Costa Rica virgin rain forests.
Duration: 4 Hours
Difficulty: Easy on the trails and moderate if you choose to hike in the water.
Things to bring: Camera, water and shoes or strap on sandals that will get wet.
This is a beautiful and tranquil waterfall that also has deep pools for those who seek the rush of cliff jumping. We’ll head South from Jacó to visit the waterfall which seems carved out of the forest and the deep pools at the base are perfect for cliff jumping opportunities!
Getting to the falls requires a short, flat 20 -30-minute hike through farmland and forest or up the stream itself surrounded by forest. Squirrel monkey sightings are common. These falls have pools to jump into from heights of up to 25′. We will enjoy a fruit snack at the falls before we walk back to our vehicle and head back to Jaco.
Duration: 4 1/2-5 Hours
Difficulty: Easy and appropriate for children.
Zipline Canopy Tour full day
Experience breathtaking ocean views of Jaco & Herradura as well as Nicoya gulf from our rainforest. Within the property, you will have the opportunity to view the Scarlet Macaws, Toucans, and white face monkeys. This Zipline features the longest cable in the area ( 2400ft) and a total of 12 cables, 14 platforms. Fresh fruits and water are served at the end of the tour. The Tour is designed with the latest safety systems. New Equipment certified by IUAA. Every guest receives a thorough explanation of the tour and safety procedures.
Knowledgeable and bilingual personnel.
White Water Rafting
One of the best ways to experience Costa Rica is on a white water rafting trip you see places, animals, and scenery that are often otherwise missed. There are several options for this rafting excursion on the Sarapiquí River, including Class II and III tours, Class IV tours, and a safari float. Regardless of the season, whitewater rafting trips are available thanks to unprecedented amounts of rainfall accumulated in the northern lowland Price: $120
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Volcano Arenal Excursion
It is no coincidence that the Arenal Volcano & Hot Springs is one of the most popular tours in the country. Visit one of the most famous areas in Costa Rica and relax in the hot springs is an unforgettable experience!
On the way to Arenal, passing through the picturesque town of La Fortuna, on a clear day, you will have the opportunity to admire the majestic colossus. At the hot springs near the volcano, relax in the natural heating jacuzzis, full of healthy minerals, or enjoy the additional services offered by the award-winning Tabacon Grand Spa & Thermal Resort. Please inquire about pricing.
Duration: 14 hours
Things to bring: Light clothing, bathing suit, towel, comfortable shoes or sandals, and camera.
Time: 7 am
What’s Included: Transportation, English speaking guide, lunch, dinner, and entrance to the hot springs.
Distance from the center of Jaco: 3 Hours Minimum 4 people required. Please check availability.
Manuel Antonio National Park Excursion
What can we say about someone experiencing Costa Rica’s number one visitors’ spot for the first time? Take a leisurely stroll or an intense hike with a highly trained, well-educated Costa Rican naturalist guide through our exotic, bio-diverse tropical rain forest preserved for more than 40 years, our treasure, Manuel Antonio National Park.
The pace of this adventure is determined by your group’s abilities and interests, and the abundance of wildlife you want to stop and observe (or learn about) – all in its natural and breathtaking habitat. Watch sloths and numerous species of monkeys travel through the tree canopy, hunt for nocturnal silky anteaters and several types of non-poisonous snakes resting in the tropical rain forest, and listen to the songs of the various birds as they glide above your group, curiously looking for adventure.
See how many different kinds of flora and fauna you can spot just in the span of a 2 ½ hour nature walk or hike. And whenever you are ready, stop and enjoy some local fresh fruits and refreshments as you pause to savor your adventure thus far. If you so desire, hike additionally through the trails and enjoy unspoiled, un-crowded, pristine beaches after your guided educational adventure ends.
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Explore unpaved roads, rustic towns, extensive transitional forests, and cattle ranches on an ATV tour. This 4-wheeler activity is the ride of a lifetime. Be prepared to tackle our challenging terrains.
Our experienced Guru-Guides are extremely knowledgeable in local history as well as geography. Our ATV’s are the easiest and safest to operate, even riders with no prior experience can operate. Our machines have automatic transmissions so you don’t have to worry about shifting, just enjoy the ride.
With us, there are NO WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS and we offer Private Family Tours.
1 Hour @ $45.00
2 Hours @ $70.00
3 Hours @ $90.00
4 Hours @ $120.00
Full-Day @ $170.0
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Isla Tortuga Catamaran Tour
Imagine departing the Los Suenos Marina on a custom 60 person Catamaran for a 45-minute ride to a tropical island. Once you arrive at the island you can choose 3 complementary activities and enjoy lunch on the beach. Boat Departs at 8 am and returns to Los Suenos Marina at 4 pm.
Included in Full Day Tour is
Transportation from Jaco Hotels & Vacation Homes
Light Breakfast on board the boat
Lunch on the Island
Rum Punch, Margaritas, soda, juice & water
Beach Chairs & Umbrellas
3 Activities(Snorkeling, Banana Boat, Eco-Trails)
Kids (4-14 years old) $100
Kids Under 4 go Free
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