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Palo Verde National ParkPalo Verde National Park

Duration: 5 Hours

Palo Verde National Park is home to an incredibly diverse habitat where salt water and fresh water meet. This is a bird watchers paradise as well as a perfect spot to see crocodiles, monkeys and other reptiles as you cruise the Tempisque River by boat. Finish off the trip with an excellent typical lunch.

What to Bring: Running shoes or sandals, binoculars, camera, sunscreen, hat, repellent.


Canopy TourCanopy Tour

Duration: 5 Hours

There is no better way to enjoy the tropical dry forest than gliding through it while suspended from above! You’ll feel like a monkey as you swing from platform to platform. Adrenaline Included. Afterward visit a monkey rescue center, serpentarium and butterfly garden.

What to Bring: Running shoes or strap on sandals, binoculars, camera, sunscreen, hat and repellent.


Snorkeling PapagayoSnorkeling Papagayo

Duration: 3 Hours

The Papagayo Gulf is a premier snorkeling location due to an array of rock formations. Along the way to the snorkeling spot watch for dolphins playing alongside the boat. Your guide will lead you to the best spots for seeing many different fish. Angel, puffer and parrot fish are a few. Keep on the look-out for various eels, turtles, rays and reef sharks may also be spotted.

What to Bring: Rash guard or T-shirt, hat, camera and sunscreen.


Jet Ski PapagayoJet Ski Papagayo

Duration: 2 Hours

Blast around the Papagayo Gulf. The calm warm waters make this an enjoyable way see Monkey Head rock from the best angle, visit an estuary and swing around the pristine beaches including Playa Penca, Playa Blanca, Playa Nacascolo and Playa Huevos! Don’t forget to check out The Four Seasons Property and the brand new Papagayo Marina.

What to Bring: Bathing suit, sunscreen and a good attitude!


One Day Adventure TourOne Day Adventure Tour

Duration: Full Day

A full day jam packed with adventure! The entire family can enjoy this tour. It includes a mix that we will leave up to you, but the options include zip lining, rock climbing, rappelling, tarzan swings, hanging bridges, waterfalls, horseback riding, water slide, hiking, tubing down Rio Negro and/or volcanic mud baths.

What to Bring: Running shoes, strap on sandals, binoculars, camera, sunscreen, hat, swimsuit, repellent, towel and a change of clothes.


Discover NicaraguaDiscover Nicaragua

Duration: Full Day

Nicaragua is truly a beautiful place to visit and can be done in one day from Coco and surrounding areas. The diversity between Costa Rica and Nicaragua is interesting. The day starts early and ends late, but is definitely worth it. You’ll pass the bussing border, visit an extinct crater, barter around a huge market, peer into an active volcano and visit a charming colonial city.

What to Bring: Camera, sunscreen, passport and walking shoes.


Arenal VolcanoArenal Volcano

Duration: Full Day

A must see. The day includes a scenic drive which shows you the true beauty of Costa Rica. A beautiful hike through the rainforest followed by lunch. Then rest your mind and body in the rejuvenating hot springs. Once the sunsets head out to watch lava running down the side of the active volcano. If you are quiet you can actually hear it!

What to Bring: Running shoes or strap on sandals, binoculars, camera, sunscreen, hat, rain jacket, sandals.


Rincon de la Vieja National ParkRincon De La Vieja National Park

Duration: 8 Hours

One of the best hikes in the area. Great trails lead you on an adventure. The variety of fauna and flora is incredible. You are reminded that you are trekking around a volcano as you pass by various boiling mud pools and fumaroles. Not to mention the chance to spot 3 species of monkeys, birds, snakes, lizards, peccaries and the elusive tapir! If you are up for a challenge you can hike up to the crater. (Difficult Hike)

What to Bring: Hiking shoes, rain poncho, binoculars, swim suit, towel, camera, sunscreen, repellent, hat.


Rio Celeste - Tenorio National ParkRio Celeste - Tenorio National Park

Duration: Full Day

Locals say that after God finished painting the sky, the brushes were washed in Rio Celeste. This is a moderate hike through the rainforest. As you descend you will see the breathtaking Rio Celeste Waterfall and visit the natural hot springs. Come see it before everyone else finds out about it!

What to Bring: Hiking shoes, rain poncho, binoculars, camera, sunscreen, swim suit, towel, repellent, hat.

 

 

 

 


Liberia ShoppingLiberia & Shopping Tour

Duration: Half or Full Day

Spend the day exploring the city of Liberia. Visit various shops on the way to town and then keep shopping around Liberia, tour an old jail, grab lunch in one of the many restaurants or eat ice cream in the park like the locals do. Great way to get out and see what else happens in Costa Rica aside from tourism.

What to Bring: Walking shoes or sandals, sunscreen and hat.


Monteverde Cloud ForestMonteverde Cloud Forest

Duration: Full Day

The journey to get to Monteverde is what makes this trip impossible to forget. Once you arrive you have the option to visit the illusive cloud forest via Zip line, hanging bridges above the tree tops or via Tram. The choice is up to you. Bird-watchers keep your eyes peeled as this is your chance to spot the famous Quetzal who calls this home!

What to Bring: Hiking shoes, rain poncho, binoculars, camera, sunscreen, swim suit.


River Safari FloatRiver Safari Float

Duration: Full Day

This gentle float trip is safe for the whole family. As you float down the river you will see birds, monkey and other wildlife that lives along the river system. You can also visit and support the local Animal Rescue center that has adopted various wild cats, big and small. They also have taken in a variety of other animals that you are often not able to see while hiking on the trails.

What to Bring: Running shoes or strapped sandals, binoculars, camera, sunscreen, repellent, swim suit, change of clothes and towel.


White Water Rafting - Class IV RapidsWhite Water Rafting -Class IV Rapids

Duration: Full Day

For those seeking an extra dose of adrenaline! After a safety meeting you will head up to the starting point of a thrilling 2.5 hours trip on the Upper Tenorio River. This trip involves a 12 foot drop (Class V). However, due to the river’s topography this can be avoided if desired.

What to Bring: Hiking shoes or water shoes, sunscreen, swim suit, towel and repellent.


Other Activities

  • Fishing (Half and Full Day) Fishing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Turtle Nesting (Seasonal)
  • Bull Riding (seasonal)
  • Rodeo’s (Seasonal)
  • Fiestas (Seasonal)
  • Sunset Cruises
  • Diving (All Levels)
  • Beach Tours
  • Surfing
  • Plantation Visits
  • Yoga
  • Massages Turtle Nesting
  • Spa Days

Palo Verde National ParkPalo Verde National Park

Duration: 5 Hours

Palo Verde National Park is home to an incredibly diverse habitat where salt water and fresh water meet. This is a bird watchers paradise as well as a perfect spot to see crocodiles, monkeys and other reptiles as you cruise the Tempisque River by boat. Finish off the trip with an excellent typical lunch.

What to Bring: Running shoes or sandals, binoculars, camera, sunscreen, hat, repellent.


Canopy TourCanopy Tour

Duration: 5 Hours

There is no better way to enjoy the tropical dry forest than gliding through it while suspended from above! You’ll feel like a monkey as you swing from platform to platform. Adrenaline Included. Afterward visit a monkey rescue center, serpentarium and butterfly garden.

What to Bring: Running shoes or strap on sandals, binoculars, camera, sunscreen, hat and repellent.


Snorkeling PapagayoSnorkeling Papagayo

Duration: 3 Hours

The Papagayo Gulf is a premier snorkeling location due to an array of rock formations. Along the way to the snorkeling spot watch for dolphins playing alongside the boat. Your guide will lead you to the best spots for seeing many different fish. Angel, puffer and parrot fish are a few. Keep on the look-out for various eels, turtles, rays and reef sharks may also be spotted.

What to Bring: Rash guard or T-shirt, hat, camera and sunscreen.


Jet Ski PapagayoJet Ski Papagayo

Duration: 2 Hours

Blast around the Papagayo Gulf. The calm warm waters make this an enjoyable way see Monkey Head rock from the best angle, visit an estuary and swing around the pristine beaches including Playa Penca, Playa Blanca, Playa Nacascolo and Playa Huevos! Don’t forget to check out The Four Seasons Property and the brand new Papagayo Marina.

What to Bring: Bathing suit, sunscreen and a good attitude!


One Day Adventure TourOne Day Adventure Tour

Duration: Full Day

A full day jam packed with adventure! The entire family can enjoy this tour. It includes a mix that we will leave up to you, but the options include zip lining, rock climbing, rappelling, tarzan swings, hanging bridges, waterfalls, horseback riding, water slide, hiking, tubing down Rio Negro and/or volcanic mud baths.

What to Bring: Running shoes, strap on sandals, binoculars, camera, sunscreen, hat, swimsuit, repellent, towel and a change of clothes.


Discover NicaraguaDiscover Nicaragua

Duration: Full Day

Nicaragua is truly a beautiful place to visit and can be done in one day from Coco and surrounding areas. The diversity between Costa Rica and Nicaragua is interesting. The day starts early and ends late, but is definitely worth it. You’ll pass the bussing border, visit an extinct crater, barter around a huge market, peer into an active volcano and visit a charming colonial city.

What to Bring: Camera, sunscreen, passport and walking shoes.


Arenal VolcanoArenal Volcano

Duration: Full Day

A must see. The day includes a scenic drive which shows you the true beauty of Costa Rica. A beautiful hike through the rainforest followed by lunch. Then rest your mind and body in the rejuvenating hot springs. Once the sunsets head out to watch lava running down the side of the active volcano. If you are quiet you can actually hear it!

What to Bring: Running shoes or strap on sandals, binoculars, camera, sunscreen, hat, rain jacket, sandals.


Rincon de la Vieja National ParkRincon De La Vieja National Park

Duration: 8 Hours

One of the best hikes in the area. Great trails lead you on an adventure. The variety of fauna and flora is incredible. You are reminded that you are trekking around a volcano as you pass by various boiling mud pools and fumaroles. Not to mention the chance to spot 3 species of monkeys, birds, snakes, lizards, peccaries and the elusive tapir! If you are up for a challenge you can hike up to the crater. (Difficult Hike)

What to Bring: Hiking shoes, rain poncho, binoculars, swim suit, towel, camera, sunscreen, repellent, hat.


Rio Celeste - Tenorio National ParkRio Celeste - Tenorio National Park

Duration: Full Day

Locals say that after God finished painting the sky, the brushes were washed in Rio Celeste. This is a moderate hike through the rainforest. As you descend you will see the breathtaking Rio Celeste Waterfall and visit the natural hot springs. Come see it before everyone else finds out about it!

What to Bring: Hiking shoes, rain poncho, binoculars, camera, sunscreen, swim suit, towel, repellent, hat.

 

 

 

 


Liberia ShoppingLiberia & Shopping Tour

Duration: Half or Full Day

Spend the day exploring the city of Liberia. Visit various shops on the way to town and then keep shopping around Liberia, tour an old jail, grab lunch in one of the many restaurants or eat ice cream in the park like the locals do. Great way to get out and see what else happens in Costa Rica aside from tourism.

What to Bring: Walking shoes or sandals, sunscreen and hat.


Monteverde Cloud ForestMonteverde Cloud Forest

Duration: Full Day

The journey to get to Monteverde is what makes this trip impossible to forget. Once you arrive you have the option to visit the illusive cloud forest via Zip line, hanging bridges above the tree tops or via Tram. The choice is up to you. Bird-watchers keep your eyes peeled as this is your chance to spot the famous Quetzal who calls this home!

What to Bring: Hiking shoes, rain poncho, binoculars, camera, sunscreen, swim suit.


River Safari FloatRiver Safari Float

Duration: Full Day

This gentle float trip is safe for the whole family. As you float down the river you will see birds, monkey and other wildlife that lives along the river system. You can also visit and support the local Animal Rescue center that has adopted various wild cats, big and small. They also have taken in a variety of other animals that you are often not able to see while hiking on the trails.

What to Bring: Running shoes or strapped sandals, binoculars, camera, sunscreen, repellent, swim suit, change of clothes and towel.


White Water Rafting - Class IV RapidsWhite Water Rafting -Class IV Rapids

Duration: Full Day

For those seeking an extra dose of adrenaline! After a safety meeting you will head up to the starting point of a thrilling 2.5 hours trip on the Upper Tenorio River. This trip involves a 12 foot drop (Class V). However, due to the river’s topography this can be avoided if desired.

What to Bring: Hiking shoes or water shoes, sunscreen, swim suit, towel and repellent.


Other Activities

  • Fishing (Half and Full Day) Fishing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Turtle Nesting (Seasonal)
  • Bull Riding (seasonal)
  • Rodeo’s (Seasonal)
  • Fiestas (Seasonal)
  • Sunset Cruises
  • Diving (All Levels)
  • Beach Tours
  • Surfing
  • Plantation Visits
  • Yoga
  • Massages Turtle Nesting
  • Spa Days
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