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Prusia Park and Irazu Volcano

Prusia Park and Irazu Volcano

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Escape the urban bustle of San Jose for a day among cypress forests, giant sequoia trees, and Costa Rica's highest active volcano at Irazú Volcano National Park. Easily reach the summit for a nature walk and views of the emerald lake that fills one of the main craters. Most visitors only stop here, but you’ll also explore the hidden gem of Prusia Forest, an enchanting greenscape of meadows and glades filled with dozens of bird species and uncrowded trails.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$110.00
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$110.00

La Paz Waterfall Gardens Park and Refuge Tour

La Paz Waterfall Gardens Park and Refuge Tour

Visit the La Paz Waterfall Gardens on a full-day tour from San Jose that highlights the spectacular nature of Costa Rica. Follow walking trails that lead through the rain forest, and go into exhibits that showcase the birds, butterflies, hummingbirds, jungle cats, and other creatures of the rain forest. Hotel pickup and drop-off is provided.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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$95.00

One Day Tour To Corcovado From San José

One Day Tour To Corcovado From San José

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Explore the biodiverse Corcovado National Park on this all-day guided tour from San Jose. First, sail through the largest mangrove in Central America before starting your walk through the park, which is filled with lush flora and fauna. Following lunch, visit the San Pedrillo waterfall for a refreshing dip in the waters.
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  • 15 to 16 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$265.00
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$265.00
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Skip the Line: Rescate Wildlife Rescue Centre General Admission Ticket

Skip the Line: Rescate Wildlife Rescue Centre General Admission Ticket

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Zoo Ave is an important center for animal rescue and rehabilitation, with a vast natural landscape, ornamental gardens, a large number of native and endangered species. This general admission ticket provides entry to the zoo and allows you to explore at your own pace. Learn about local wildlife, see a variety of well-cared-for animals with ample space to thrive, and observe animal rescue and rehabilitation in action.
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  • 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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$30.00

Skip the Line:Day Ticket-La Paz Waterfall Gardens Nature Park & Wildlife Refuge

Skip the Line:Day Ticket-La Paz Waterfall Gardens Nature Park & Wildlife Refuge

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Get a taste of Costa Rica’s famed biodiversity without straying too far from the city with this all-access day pass to La Paz Waterfall Gardens Nature Park. Featuring hiking trails through the cloud forest, cascading waterfalls, a rescued jungle cats educational program, and numerous specialty wildlife exhibits, La Paz Waterfall Gardens guarantees good fun for the whole family. This pass can be redeemed anytime during the park’s normal operating hours and is good for accessing all of the exhibits.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.00
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$48.00

Tours Arenal Volcano with Baldi Hot Springs

Tours Arenal Volcano with Baldi Hot Springs

Experience the natural beauty, and cuisine of Costa Rica on a full-day tour. Comfortable transportation takes you from your hotel to the artisnal town of Sarchi. Continue through the lush Costa Rican countryside past groves and plantations to La Fortuna, where you have lunch overlooking Arenal Volcano. Later, unwind and enjoy the rejuvenating benefits at Baldi Hot Springs. After a buffet dinner, relax on the way back to your hotel.
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  • 12 hours
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$195.00
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$195.00

Lankester Botanical Garden - Admission Ticket

Lankester Botanical Garden - Admission Ticket

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Guarantee your entry to Lankester Botanical Garden by booking your admission ticket ahead of time. The nature reserve—which promotes the conservation of native Costa Rican flora—can get busy during peak season, so booking in advance is a guaranteed way to save time waiting in line on the day.
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  • 2 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$15.50
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$15.50
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Poas Volcano National Park - Admission Ticket

Poas Volcano National Park - Admission Ticket

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Experience one of Costa Rica’s supersized natural wonders at your own pace with entrance to Poás Volcano National Park in Alajuela. Boasting one of the largest craters in the world, the volcano can be explored through trails of varying difficulty that wind through forested and mountainous habitat. Pre-book your admission ticket for convenience and for more time to discover the park’s explosive geology.
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  • 40 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$24.50
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$24.50
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Arenal Volcano National Park - Admission Ticket

Arenal Volcano National Park - Admission Ticket

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• Enjoy a soft hike on your own to the base of the Arenal Volcano taking in consideration a safety distance, to be the witness of the magnificence of its almost perfect conical shape with 5479ft height. • Your hike begins in one the trails close to the volcano, this trail will take us through the forest over recent lava flows and the area destroyed in 1968 now in the process of regeneration. • Recommendations: light clothes, hiking shoes, sun lotion, repellent, camera, binoculars and raincoat.
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  • 2 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.00
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$35.00
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San Jose Jade Museum General Admission Ticket

San Jose Jade Museum General Admission Ticket

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Gain admission to the Jade Museum (Museo del Jade), an archaeological museum located near Plaza de la Democracia in central San José. See Central America’s largest pre-Columbian jade collection with more than 700 pieces on display. Visitors can view Olmec and Maya objects made of bone, wood, ceramic, shell, gold, stone and resin. Your ticket is valid during opening hours.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$16.00
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$16.00

 Entrances to the Volcan Póas National Park

Entrances to the Volcan Póas National Park

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We facilitate the purchase of tickets for the Póas Volcano, one of the most visited in Costa Rica. You can go up to the crater and look closely with all the necessary precautionary measures. Please send us what time you want your appointment: 8:00 am 8:20 am 8:40 am 9:00 am 9:20 am 9:40 am 10:00 am 10:20 am 10:40 am 11:00 am 11:20 am 11:40 am 12:00 md 12:20 md 12:40 md 1:00 pm 1:20 pm The main attraction of the park is the Póas volcano, a complex and very active stratovolcano that reaches 2708 meters above sea level, and one of the main peaks of the country. It is considered one of the most important eruptive centers of Costa Rica and one of the natural wonders of the country. In turn, the park that shelters it is the most visited nationwide.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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$30.00

Full day La Paz Waterfall visiting Starbucks farm and Poas Volcano from San Jose

Full day La Paz Waterfall visiting Starbucks farm and Poas Volcano from San Jose

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Full day La Paz Waterfalls with Starbucks farm and Poas Volcano from San Jose, Alajuela, Heredia or cartago with pick up at the lobby of your hotel.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$138.00
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$138.00

Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary Admission Ticket

Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary Admission Ticket

Visit the Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary in Puntarenas to view Costa Rica’s native wildlife up close. The sanctuary operates a veterinary clinic that rescues and rehabilitates injured and orphaned animals, and releases them into the wild when they have recovered. See critters such as monkeys, sloths, parrots, toucans, and more on a guided tour of the sanctuary that lasts about 90 minutes. Ideal activity for all ages.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$39.21
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$39.21
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Skip the Line: The Childrens Museum Ticket in Costa Rica

Skip the Line: The Childrens Museum Ticket in Costa Rica

For a fun and educational outing in San Jose, let your young travelers play, create, and learn at the Children’s Museum. A favorite of local families since 1994, the spacious museum features 40 different rooms for hands-on immersion in themes like science, animals, ancient Egypt, and Costa Rican culture. An on-site cafe and central location near other downtown attractions make it an easy and enriching way to spend the day.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$7.00
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$7.00
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Skip the Line: The National Museum Admission Ticket

Skip the Line: The National Museum Admission Ticket

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Visit San Jose’s architectural gem with a ticket to the National Museum of Costa Rica. Visit anytime during opening hours to explore the history of Costa Rica, from pre-Columbian artifacts to colonial furniture and more modern exhibits. Be sure to take a stroll through the outdoor butterfly garden and check out the mysterious stone spheres in the courtyard.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.00
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$30.00
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Poas Volcano National Park Half day tour from San Jose

Poas Volcano National Park Half day tour from San Jose

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Discover the beauty of the Poas Volcano on a small-group tour from San Jose. Ascend the imposing volcano and learn about the various crops grown on its slopes including coffee. Notice the changing vegetation as you make your way to the summit which stands at 8,885 feet (2,708 meters) and take in the views of the main crater surrounding area from the top.
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  • 30 minutes to 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
Price varies by group size
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$99.00
Price varies by group size
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National Museum guided tour

National Museum guided tour

- Get to know important facts which are not displayed directly - Learn the highlights and history of the museum - Listen to interesting facts of our culture
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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$40.00

La Paz Waterfall Garden Tour from Tamarindo Guanacaste

La Paz Waterfall Garden Tour from Tamarindo Guanacaste

Take a break from the beach to observe more than 100 species of native Costa Rican animals at La Paz Waterfall Gardens, a privately owned eco reserve that lets you experience the wonders of the jungle and cloud forest all in one place. Hike to waterfalls along well-maintained trails, and take your pick of numerous park attractions including an aviary, butterfly and hummingbird gardens, serpentarium, and large cat exhibits. A hearty buffet lunch at the park café is included.
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  • 16 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$214.00
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$214.00

Tenorio Volcano: Rainforest, Waterfall & Sloths Private Day Trip

Tenorio Volcano: Rainforest, Waterfall & Sloths Private Day Trip

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Explore the wild jungles of Guanacaste with one of the region’s top-rated tour companies, starting with a rain forest trek through Tenorio Volcano National Park, famous for the bright-blue Rio Celeste Waterfall. Then experience the excitement of spotting wild sloths in their natural environment at a private property where the adorable creatures congregate. The adventure starts right at your accommodation in Tamarindo, Flamingo, or surrounding beaches.
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  • 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$149.00
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$149.00
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Private Shuttle from Manuel Antonio National Park to SJO Airport

Private Shuttle from Manuel Antonio National Park to SJO Airport

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The end of a vacation is hard enough, so save yourself departure stress with a private transfer from Manuel Antonio National Park or Quepos to the San Jose International Airport. A dedicated driver collects you and your luggage directly from your accommodation and takes you straight to the airport in time to catch your flight. Relax in comfort on the roughly 3-hour drive instead of being jostled on a crowded bus.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$190.00
per group
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$190.00
per group
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La Paz Waterfall Gardens Park - Self guided

La Paz Waterfall Gardens Park - Self guided

In the La Paz Waterfall Gardens you will experience the fierce power of nature, but you will also find its most adorable side. This is home to the largest butterfly observatory in the world. The structure of a closed soccer field allows the butterflies to rise freely in the middle of their natural habitat. This is an incredible educational opportunity where guides will be willing to answer any questions, as well as teach the most difficult things to see such as eggs, caterpillars and camouflaged butterflies. Among the lush rainforest, flowers and colorful birds, a three-kilometer paved path offers you the opportunity to observe the amazing waterfalls. Among the lush rainforest, flowers and colorful birds, a three-kilometer paved path offers you the opportunity to observe the amazing waterfalls. The platforms along the path allow a wonderful view from above, below and the center. The trails start at the welcome center and continue along the La Paz River to the hummingbird garden.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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$50.00

La Paz Waterfall Gardens Self guided with lunch

La Paz Waterfall Gardens Self guided with lunch

In the La Paz Waterfall Gardens you will experience the fierce power of nature, but you will also find its most adorable side. This is home to the largest butterfly observatory in the world. The structure of a closed soccer field allows the butterflies to rise freely in the middle of their natural habitat. This is an incredible educational opportunity where guides will be willing to answer any questions, as well as teach the most difficult things to see such as eggs, caterpillars and camouflaged butterflies. Among the lush rainforest, flowers and colorful birds, a three-kilometer paved path offers you the opportunity to observe the amazing waterfalls. Among the lush rainforest, flowers and colorful birds, a three-kilometer paved path offers you the opportunity to observe the amazing waterfalls. The platforms along the path allow a wonderful view from above, below and the center. The trails start at the welcome center and continue along the La Paz River to the hummingbird garden.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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$65.00

Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Self Guide

Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Self Guide

Enjoy the tour through the beautiful tropical forest in the Mistico Park and its trails revitalizing full of nature and wildlife. Walk through the suspension bridges and contemplate a magnificent waterfall of 18 meters of height (60 feet) within a comfortable path with non-slip surface, without steps and live the Unique adventure of its kind.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.00
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$32.00

Poas Volcano La Paz Waterfall Garden and Doka Estate CoffeeTour from San Jose

Poas Volcano La Paz Waterfall Garden and Doka Estate CoffeeTour from San Jose

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Visit two special Costa Rica attractions in one day on this tour to Poas Volcano and La Paz Waterfall from San Jose. Enjoy an easy ride up to the crater of the volcano, where you have free time to admire the sulfur fumaroles and views over the central valley, and then head to La Paz Waterfall—an incredible photo opportunity. Snack on fresh strawberries from a local farm between activities.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$139.00
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$139.00
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