If you are not in Costa Rica to sit still and chill, there are a fantastic amount of activities across the country to keep you busy. We have partnered with some of The Best Tour Operators in the area so you can keep all your Reservations In One Place, including transport to get you where you need to be.
Between the beaches of the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica’s rugged Jungle terrain is home to an incredible amount of wildlife and breathtaking scenery filled with some amazing Adventures and Activities. In our area near Tamarindo, Reserva Conchal, Playa Flamingo, Potrero, Surfside and Las Catalinas, there are plenty of Adventure Activities for you to choose from.
Zip Lining | ATV Tours | Scuba Diving & Snorkeling | Volcano Park Combo Tours | Fishing | White Water Rafting | Morning & Sunset Catamaran Cruise | Surfing | Paddle Board | Animal Sanctuary
A Zip Line Canopy Tour is often the Most Popular Activity for people visiting Costa Rica! Feel the Adrenaline Kick In as you Fly Over the Forest Canopies and over Canyons. A Standard Ziplining Tour can take a couple of hours and can Feature 10 or more Different Ziplines. It is a great way to see Costa Rica from above and as most wildlife lives in the Jungle, you have a better chance of seeing Monkeys, Sloths, Birds, Spiders and more! Suitable for most individuals from 6 years old.
The Superman Zipline is a must-do experience offering the Longest Ride Times and featuring a nearly Mile-Long Pacific Ocean View. Also Included is a 30ft Free Fall Quick Jump. The Dual Lines let you Share the Experience with family members or friends, Riding Side by Side.
Buckle Up! It is going to be a Wild Ride! After Zip Lining, ATV Tours are Super Popular Adventures. Imagine Speeding over different terrains, senses invigorated, adrenaline pumping through your veins, in Command of Your Own Vehicle. This is another great way to see Costa Rica. Make the most of Costa Rica’s diverse landscapes, from beaches, to mountains, to tropical rainforest getting a great view of animals, flora, and fauna.
Many ATV Tours include the opportunity to do Short Hikes, Take Dips in Swimming Holes, or Speed Off on Dirt Tracks as fast as you can. Photo & Video Opportunities are abundant so make sure you have an Action Video Camera with you and a Waterproof Housing.
Drivers of ATVs must be at least 16 Years Old and possess a Valid Drivers License. Most ATV Tour operators will allow kids over 12 years old to ride double with their parents or guide.
Scuba Diving & Snorkeling
Las Catalinas Islands are home to some of the Best Coastal Diving in Costa Rica with a fantastic variety of marine life. With more than 12 Great Dive Sites, if you are planning to dive during your visit to Costa Rica, Las Catalinas has to be on your list of places to dive. The Islands are famous for the Giant Pacific Manta Ray sightings which are typically seen over the winter months of December to May.
Bull Shark Diving at Bat Islands is also a must do if you are an avid diver. The Bull Shark dive is a seasonal experience available from May to October. You can also see Giant Manta and Humpback Whales.
The Islands are also home to White Tip Reef Sharks, Eagle Rays, Devil Rays, Cow Nose Rays, Turtles, Dolphins, Moray Eels, Puffer Fish, Giant Schools of Jacks and Grunts. Over the months of August and September the Humpback Whales come inshore of the Islands to Calf and can be seen frequently close to the dive boats and divers are treated to whale-song almost everyday during this season.
Las Catalinas Dive Sites are Suitable for All Levels of Diver & Snorkeler. Non Divers can also take part in a Half Day Course and Scuba Dive at Las Catalinas.
Contact Scuba Dive Costa Rica to book your Diving & Snorkeling Tours.
Volcano Park Combo Tours
Rincon de La Vieja Adventure Combo is the best all day Volcano Park Combo Tour that includes Ziplining, Horseback Riding, River Tubing, Full Buffet Lunch, Hot Springs, and Volcanic Mud Bath. The Zipline course is one of The Best in the area including a Rappel, Tarzan Swing, and Rock Climbing Wall. The River Tubing is 5 km and has a great Mix of Rapids and Still Waters where you can Float and Admire the Scenery.
Volcano Park Combo Tours are a great way to experience several adventures in a single day, all in one place.
Fishing in Costa Rica is Excellent All Year Long. Most companies Specialize in Offshore Bill Fishing such as Marlin (Blue, Black, Stripe) Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo. Companies in our area fish the Flamingo, Tamarindo, Conchal, and Potrero regions year round.
The quality of Fishing here varies with prevailing conditions. A seasonal weather change for the better, kicks in around December and it is common to release several Sailfish and even a Marlin or two in a single day. There are also Dorado, Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, Roosterfish, a variety of Snapper, Grouper, Rainbow Runners, Mackerel and much more.
Fishing Tours here are usually categorized as Inshore Half Day or Offshore Full Day and depart from Flamingo Marina.
White Water Tubing & Rafting
Enjoy Non-Stop Fun and Excitement Bouncing, Splashing and Cruising down Miles of Class I, II, III & IV Rapids depending on what tour you choose in a Single Tube or Group Raft. There are plenty of Still Waters along the way to appreciate the beautiful tropical scenery of the Rivers and Canyons of Costa Rica. As we descend the rivers, the waves will decrease in intensity which will then allow us time to Observe and enjoy some of the Wildlife that inhabits the area. Be on the lookout for Birds, Sloths, Monkeys, Toucans, and Tropical Frogs. After our Rafting Adventure, we will stop at a Restaurant to Enjoy a Delicious Costa Rican lunch.
All Tours are Guided to ensure your Safety and Enjoyment throughout the duration of your experience. Tubing Minimum age is 8 years old and must be 1.4m (5ft Tall). Rafting is 7 years.
Morning & Sunset Catamaran Cruise
One of the best ways to view Costa Rica from the Ocean, is on a Catamaran Cruise around Las Catalinas Islands and the bays of Potrero, Flamingo & Conchal.
The coastline is breathtaking and during the right months see Dolphins, Jumping Devil Rays and if you are really lucky, Humpback Whales.
All Catamaran Tours feature Gourmet Meals & Snacks including, Water, Juices, Soft Drinks and a Full Open Bar.
Catamaran Tours are normally Open Charters or you can Privately Charter your own Catamaran. Choose from 4 hours in the Morning, 4 hrs in the afternoon including Sunset or stay out for the Whole Day!
Surfing In Costa Rica
Costa Rica is well known for its Beautiful Beaches and many are Perfect for Learning to Surf. It is a Fun and Rewarding Sport and is something that is accessible to all ages! When you enroll in a Surf Lesson, you’ll have a Surf Coach dedicated to your Success. You’ll learn how to surf the right way, from true Experts that will show you exactly what to do to master the sport and continue to improve.
You can choose from a One-Day Surf Lesson to a Multi Day Surf Camp. The Surf Lessons are usually Two Hours long and are scheduled according to the Ocean Tides. In the Introductory Surf Lesson you will Learn the Basics of Surfing such as Standing, Paddling, Turning, Tides as well as Ocean Awareness and Surf Ethics.
Surfing is all about having a Good Time. Not only will you learn to surf, but you’ll have a blast doing it. On offer are Private Lessons as well as Group Lessons for Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced.
Paddle Board | SUP
If you are a Paddle Board Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced, we have an SUP Tour or SUP Rental for you. There are some great beaches to learn Paddle Surf in Guanacaste and there are great Flat Water Paddle options too in Rivers, Estuaries and sheltered beach areas.
The Qualified Instructors will teach you everything you need to know, from safety and etiquette to flatwater paddling and wave surfing techniques. If you are already proficient in Stand Up Paddle then Rent a Board and find your own adventure.
The nearby Animal Sanctuary in Guanacaste is home to the Largest Variety of Species in one location. The habitats are designed to provide a natural setting for the animals while allowing guests to interact and enjoy up close and safe viewing.
Some of the animals in our care have been born in other wildlife management programs for scientific and educational purposes; others are rescued and placed in our management by the authorities of Costa Rica. These animals are not fit for life in the natural environment and are cared for by a large team of qualified and dedicated professionals.
The Animal Sanctuary is known for its World-Class Habitat designs that address the needs of each species. The unique design of the habitats allows guests to view and Learn about key aspects of Biology, Ecology and Natural History of the animals.
There is a wide variety of animals such as; Sloths, Monkeys, Jaguars, Pumas,Toucans and a large variety of Small Birds, Frogs, Spiders, Reptiles and more