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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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$150.00

Arenal Volcano & Baldi Hot Springs From San José

Arenal Volcano & Baldi Hot Springs From San José

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Head to La Fortuna, home to the Arenal Volcano, on this guided all-day tour from San Jose. Sit back and relax as you travel through diverse plantations and cattle ranches on the roughly 3.5-hour drive. After arriving, enjoy lunch with a view of the volcano. Then, take a dip in the area’s thermal waters and indulge in an optional massage or other treatment.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$151.00
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$151.00

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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$165.00
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$165.00

Arenal Hanging Bridges Hiking Tour
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Arenal Hanging Bridges Hiking Tour

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Explore a protected tropical rain forest on a half-day hanging bridges tour from La Fortuna, and hike a circuit that crosses a series of 15 bridges with extraordinary views of the jungle canopy. Watch for brilliant birds, monkeys, boars, and jewel-toned frogs as you follow your guide through the forest, and listen to the sounds of tropical birdsongs and trilling insects. Experience Costa Rica’s rich diversity and lush habitat in terrain that abuts the Arenal volcano, and discover a remarkable world hidden in thick rain forest canopy.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$88.62
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Daily Private Transportation with Driver & Tailor Itinerary (Up to 5 Passengers)

Daily Private Transportation with Driver & Tailor Itinerary (Up to 5 Passengers)

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Whether you want to craft your own itinerary from scratch or take your driver-guide’s suggestions, this handy car and driver service is ideal for you. You and your party of up to five passengers will have a private driver at your disposal for up to ten hours. Go exactly where you want and tick off your Costa Rica bucket list or see and do something completely surprising.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$400.00
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$400.00
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3-Days Tortuguero-Tabacon Resort Arenal Volcano-Manuel Antonio

3-Days Tortuguero-Tabacon Resort Arenal Volcano-Manuel Antonio

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One of Costa Rica's most popular eco-tourism destinations, the canals and rivers of Tortuguero National Park are abundant with exciting plant and wildlife species. Venture out of the city and explore the park, looking out for turtles as you go. Hike in one of the most spectacular destinations in Costa Rica, the Arenal Volcano! As the most active volcano in the country, don't be surprised if you hear a crackling noise or smoke coming out of its mouth. Manuel Antonio National park tour provides a perfect combination of nature, wildlife and pristine beaches. Explore the Manuel Antonio National Park on foot, and before.. just relax and sunbathe on the beach in this spectacular tryp. Important: Minimum person to operate the tour is Two person per book. 2 Nigths accommodation
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$590.00
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$590.00

Coffee Experience, Poas Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Gardens

Coffee Experience, Poas Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Gardens

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The best TOP Ranked tour from San Jose 3 destinations in one day. Coffee Experience, Unique Poas Volcano Crater and one most beautiful nature park and waterfalls. We will visit the Doka Coffee Estate for a delicious breakfast. Then we will be treated to a coffee tour in an actual coffee plantation where we will learn the ancient techniques used by the experts to produce some of the best coffee in Costa Rica and around the world. we will continue to Poas Volcano National Park, where there is a noticeable change in temperature and exuberant vegetation of the cloud forest. At La Paz Waterfall Gardens we will go through walking trails surrounded by lush tropical rain forest. Here we will appreciate flowing white rivers, spectacular waterfalls, birds, butterflies, monkeys, and hummingbirds. There are also, educational animal exhibits to enjoy such as the Aviary, the Butterfly Observatory, Hummingbird Garden, Serpentarium, Jungle Cats Exhibit, and the Frog Exhibit
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$148.00
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$148.00

Day trip from San Jose to Wildlife Refuge La Paz Waterfall Gardens

Day trip from San Jose to Wildlife Refuge La Paz Waterfall Gardens

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Home to over 100 species of animals, five waterfalls and a cloud forest the Wildlife Refuge La Paz Waterfall gardens is bursting with bio diversity. Visit, explore, learn and even hike among the sloths, monkeys, tropical birds, pumas, ocelots and more who call Costa Rica’s most visited private ecological reserve home. Take in the incredible plant life like wild orchids on this full-day, small group tour with lunch included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$130.00
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$130.00
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Venado Caves Underground Experience from La Fortuna
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Venado Caves Underground Experience from La Fortuna

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Slip beneath the ground on a 4-hour tour through the Venado caves from La Fortuna, and follow underground trails into a series of remarkable grottoes and chambers. Gear up and follow your flashlight along an ancient seabed as you explore the caves with your guide. Get wet and get dirty on your way to fantastic rock formations and bristling stalactites and stalagmites, visit a bat colony that thrives in the cool, dark cave system, then return to the surface to enjoy a snack of tropical fruits.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.54
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$109.54

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
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.00
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$139.00

Blue River and Tenorio Volcano National Park Hike
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Blue River and Tenorio Volcano National Park Hike

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Hike through Tenorio Volcano National Park's remarkable landscape and see the otherworldly blue of the Rio Celeste waterfall on a full-day trip from La Fortuna. Follow your guide on a 4.3-mile (7-km) trail into the forest, watch for the monkeys and birds as you stroll past a serene lagoon, and take in views of the imposing Tenorio Volcano. Visit the park’s boiling mud pits and brightly colored jungle waterways, then enjoy a full lunch in the park before returning to your hotel.  
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$146.48
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$146.48

Day Trip from San Jose to Arenal Volcano & Baldi Hot Springs

Day Trip from San Jose to Arenal Volcano & Baldi Hot Springs

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Visiting Arenal Volcano on a guided tour makes transportation a cinch as you hit area highlights such as the Baldi Hot Springs, Sarchi craft market, and downtown La Fortuna—all in a day. In addition to a guide to take you to all of the activities on the itinerary, this tour also includes lunch and dinner so you don’t run into unexpected expenses.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$155.00
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$155.00
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San Jose Costa Rica City Tour. Private Tour with Lunch

San Jose Costa Rica City Tour. Private Tour with Lunch

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San Jose is the cultural capital of Costa Rica and boasts a rich and varied history. Get acquainted with the city’s charms on a private tour, featuring a customizable itinerary of must-see attractions and private transportation through the city’s maze of trafficked avenues.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$135.00
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$135.00
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3-Day Monteverde Arenal Volcano and Manuel Antonio Park Tour

3-Day Monteverde Arenal Volcano and Manuel Antonio Park Tour

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Hike in one of the most spectacular destinations in Costa Rica, the Arenal Volcano! As the most active volcano in the country, don't be surprised if you hear a crackling noise or smoke coming out of its mouth, See the view of the Arenal Volcano and your Lake in the tower inside the National Park.Enjoy a relaxing bath in the wonderfull Hot springs. See the region of Monteverde from up high as you walk across hanging bridges in Selvatura Park, and sail down a zip line or enjoy a time in Don Juan Coffee tour 3in1 (coffee,sugar,chocolate) here you can enjoy a typical foods of Costa Rica and taste the different types of coffee and ice cream. This tour provides a perfect combination of nature, wildlife and pristine beaches.Explore the Manuel Antonio National Park on foot,relax and sunbathe on the beach in this spectacular tryp wich is also sorrounded by a lush tropical forest. Enjoy typical breaksfast,view of the mountains,waterfalls and even see cocodriles in their natural habitad.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$485.00
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$485.00

White Water Rafting Pacuare River From San Jose

White Water Rafting Pacuare River From San Jose

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Navigate 38 Class III-IV rapids on this white-water rafting course down the Pacuare River from San Jose. Paddle your way through one of Costa Rica's most picturesque river gorges, looking out for native wildlife between rapid runs, on an exciting day trip ideal for teenagers and adults alike. Hotel pickup and drop-off, equipment, and lunch are included.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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$99.00

Monteverde Sky Tram & Hanging Bridges Cloud Forest Tour from San Jose

Monteverde Sky Tram & Hanging Bridges Cloud Forest Tour from San Jose

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Monteverde is a Mecca for nature lovers, and this full day trip won’t disappoint. On the way there, stop at the largest fruit stand in the country and sample a variety of tropical fruits. Once at the destination, ride the Sky Tram over the cloud forest canopy, then proceed on a guided hike along trails and hanging bridges suspended among the treetops.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$172.00
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$172.00

Mistico Park Hanging Bridges Guided Tour

Mistico Park Hanging Bridges Guided Tour

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Observe Costa Rica's bountiful wildlife from the hanging bridges of Mistico Park in Arenal. Trek along ground-level forest trails and suspended walkways in this private, family-owned nature reserve that’s home to a vast array of birdlife, monkeys, reptiles, and tropical plants. Learn about the area’s rich biodiversity from a naturalist guide as you explore different levels of the rain forest, from floor to canopy, and enjoy commanding views of Arenal Volcano.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00

Day Trip from San Jose to Sloths & other wildlife Rescue Center
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Day Trip from San Jose to Sloths & other wildlife Rescue Center

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Get out of the city and experience Costa Rica’s rich wildlife heritage with this half day private tour to the Toucan Rescue Ranch. What started out as a rescue facility for toucans has expanded to include other charismatic species such as sloths, monkeys, parrots, and owls. Learn all about them from the dedicated staff committed to their care.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00
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$150.00
Price varies by group size

ATV River, Beach, Jungle Adventure and Crocodiles Hotspot from San Jose

ATV River, Beach, Jungle Adventure and Crocodiles Hotspot from San Jose

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Get your heart racing and make the most of your trip to Costa Rica on this jam-packed adventure tour. Traverse rugged mountains and jungle trails on an ATV until you reach a beach, where you can stop and relax. Then head to a crocodile hotspot, the Tarcoles River bridge, and safely observe these reptiles that call the area home.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$149.00
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$149.00
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San Jose By Night: Food and Culture Small Group or Private Tour

San Jose By Night: Food and Culture Small Group or Private Tour

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Discover San Jose’s hidden delights with this unique evening tour of the Costa Rican capital. Get up close and personal with the nightlife in San Jose, starting with the Morazán Park where we will learn post-colonial Costa Rican history. From there, our appreciation for San Jose’s historical architecture continues, with a walk by the Metallic Building, then on to Spain Park for a fantastic view of the Yellow House (now the Ministry of Foreign Affairs). We’ll continue to charming Barrio Escalante, one of the oldest residential areas in San Jose. Finish the night with a 3-course meal and wine or beer pairings at a gourmet Costa Rican restaurant.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.00
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$74.00
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Discover everything about the process and preparation of the Coffee in a guided coffee tour.

Discover everything about the process and preparation of the Coffee in a guided coffee tour.

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Our coffee tour is unique because it allows you to enjoy a wonderful day near San José, on the way to the Poas Volcano you can find our Doka coffee farm, it is one of the farms that preserve the old method for making the best coffee in Costa Rica. On our tour you can enjoy a guided tour of our farm, taste our coffee chocolates, coffee liqueur and of course our wide variety of coffee from home. Right after we have our buffet style lunch, to finish our tour with a flourish.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$84.42
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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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$109.00

Waterfall Rappelling and White Water Rafting

Waterfall Rappelling and White Water Rafting

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Two popular Costa Rica adventures come together into one adventure-packed day with this white-water rafting and canyoning tour from La Fortuna. During the canyoning portion, rock climb, rappel down a waterfall, and zipline—all under the watchful eye of your guide. Then, head down to the Balsa River for a 2-hour white-water rafting tour with class II to III rapids. When to action ends, wind down with a typical Costa Rican lunch.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$167.00
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$167.00

Pacuare River Whitewater Rafting from San Jose

Pacuare River Whitewater Rafting from San Jose

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With its cascading waterfalls and abundant wildlife, the Pacuare River is rightfully famous for its natural beauty. Paddle through the river gorge, navigating 52 Class II-IV rapids as you go, on this 12-hour trip from San Jose. Take in views of the tropical rain forest and wildlife such as sloths, parrots, and toucans as you ride the river (and your adrenaline rush) over the course of the day.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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$99.00

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What people are saying about Central Valley Tours

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Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall, Typical lunch and Arenal Volcano Hike
"The 9 hour day was intimidating, but our tour guide was so great and knowledgeable. The tour was broken up so nicely. It was challenging but so informative and amazing views!"..."
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Arenal Volcano & Baldi Hot Springs From San José
"Antonio picked us up at our hotel and off we went. He was very knowledgable and gave us very interesting information all the way to our destinations. He was personable and went out of his way to make sure we were comfortable an having a great time, which we did. My husband and I highly recommend this tour and if you get Antonio, even better."..."
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Arenal Volcano Full-Day Combo Tour with Lunch and Dinner
"Our host Fernando moss was exceptional ! He was very knowledgeable and friendly he treated us very well and made accommodations for myself and my friends. This tour was way more than we expected and highly recommended."..."
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Arenal Hanging Bridges Hiking Tour
"The rainforest was beautiful and our tour guide was friendly and very informative. I would definitely recommend it."..."
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Coffee Experience, Poas Volcano and La Paz Waterfall Gardens
"This tour have surpassed all my expectations, we had such a great time, got to taste amazing coffee, and saw the marvelous Poas volcano!! Our tour guide Mario was knowledgeable and excellent crusty service !! Totally recommended ."..."
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Day trip from San Jose to Wildlife Refuge La Paz Waterfall Gardens
"This was a great tour. Our wonderful guide Oscar picked us up and first took us to a family owned coffee farm where we tried local coffee, toured the farm and learned about the process of making coffee. From there we had a great deive through different climates to the La Paz Waterfall Gardens. The gardens have a rescued animals such as Sloths and Jaguars and a couple miles of trails out into the lush rainforest where you can see five different waterfalls. The day includes an all you can eat buffet of traditional Costa Rican food. The day was great and I highly recommend it!"..."
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Venado Caves Underground Experience from La Fortuna
"The caves were amazing! And our guide was knowledgeable and tailored the tour to our physical limits and what we wanted to do. The tour size was small and personal."..."
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Amazing Mega Zipline (25 lines) over 11 Waterfalls
"traveling with elderly family. Gentlemen got over heated. He is almost 80. The crew took great care of him. It was awesome. The waterfalls were amazing and the zip lines were really fun. I don't think its clear in this adventure that you do two rappels. That was a surprise."..."
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Blue River and Tenorio Volcano National Park Hike
"The tour experience was amazing overall. Gabriel was such a great tour guid and kept us laughing the whole time, he was very knowledgeable about everything from the animals, to how the water gets its vibrant blue color. The lunch was was very delicious as well! Definitely recommend!"..."
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White Water Rafting Pacuare River From San Jose
"We had an amazing time with this company. From start to finish, Danny and Roberto were amazing guides/instructors/comedians. It was made especially memorable because we got grouped up with four other girls (an all women group) who were also fun! Would do his again in a heartbeat!"..."
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Monteverde Sky Tram & Hanging Bridges Cloud Forest Tour from San Jose
"Great tour. Enjoyed the monkeys, coffee tour and food. The hanging bridges was exciting. Our tour guide, Juan was a great driver and company."..."
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Mistico Park Hanging Bridges Guided Tour
"We had Gabriel as a tour guide. He did an amazing job. He was thorough, knowledgeable, and always noticed the animals on the path. My mom and I highly recommend him!"..."
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Day Trip from San Jose to Sloths & other wildlife Rescue Center
"A short drive from San Jose in a beautiful air conditioned van. The rescue center was very nice and the guide was passionate and knowledgeable. It’s a little pricey, but a great tour"..."
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ATV River, Beach, Jungle Adventure and Crocodiles Hotspot from San Jose
"Very adventurous, if you like excitement this is the the tour for you, our tour guide made it more fun"..."
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San Jose By Night: Food and Culture Small Group or Private Tour
"We enjoyed our city experience with our tour guide Juan. He was very informative and gave us so much history information on San Jose and Costa Rica. He pointed out and explained many historical buildings, where historical buildings use to be, and statues. Our tour ended with a wonderful meal."..."
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Pure Trek Canyoning and Waterfall Rappelling Tour in La Fortuna
"AmaZing! This was super organized and well run. They made things easy to follow and I had a blast. Got wet, got lots of pictures, and got lunch."..."
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Waterfall Rappelling and White Water Rafting
"There was a little miscommunication on the transportation to the excursion, but the guides were very accommodating and made sure we were taken care of. The rappelling was amazing and maybe the best part of our trip to Fortuna."..."
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Pacuare River Whitewater Rafting from San Jose
"The guide was super experienced and funny. The trip was such a nice adventure in many different ways. The nature was beautiful and the animals were fascinating to watch. Of course the river rafting itself was very exciting and fun."..."

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