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Ultimate 10 in 1 Puntarenas Highlights & Scenic Lunch

Ultimate 10 in 1 Puntarenas Highlights & Scenic Lunch

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Discover Costa Rica with the #1 tour company on TripAdvisor. Our award-winning tours include places and amenities that travelers cannot find anywhere else! Have lunch at an exclusive mountain top location overlooking the Carara Rainforest & Pacific Ocean. Explore the Tarcoles River & Mangrove Forest and witness up to 50 species of birds and American crocodiles and encounter wild-friendly monkeys up close! We take you off the beaten paths were large buses cannot enter and show you amazing places on our quality small group tours.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$76.93
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$76.93
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Puntarenas Highlights Shore Excursion

Puntarenas Highlights Shore Excursion

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Encounter the best of Costa Rica's wildlife, cuisine, and famous natural beauty on a combo shore excursion from Puntarenas. Watch adorable white-faced monkeys playing in the trees, and spot crocs and birdlife on a pontoon cruise down the Tarcoles River. Learn the history of the bustling Puntarenas port, and indulge your taste buds with locally grown fruit fresh from the farm, a typical lunch at a local restaurant, and a chance to buy authentic Costa Rican coffee.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.00
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$80.00
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Rainforest Skywalk & Tarcoles River Eco Cruise Tour Puntarenas Shore excursion

Rainforest Skywalk & Tarcoles River Eco Cruise Tour Puntarenas Shore excursion

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Discover Costa Rica's enchanting Pacific rain forest from the air and water on this combo shore excursion from Puntarenas. Walk through the treetops on a series of hanging bridges at a private biological reserve, and then cruise down the Tarcoles River, home to a famous community of crocodiles. In between the eco adventures, enjoy time to shop and snack at a quaint replica of a Spanish colonial settlement.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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$99.00
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Puntarenas or Caldera Highlights Shore Excursion. Best 6-in-1 Combo Tour

Puntarenas or Caldera Highlights Shore Excursion. Best 6-in-1 Combo Tour

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Maximize your port day in Puntarenas with this jam-packed combo tour that introduces you to the best of the Gulf of Nicoya. Drive through the Costa Rican countryside to a nature reserve, explore the rain forest canopy on hanging bridges, and spot crocs on a cruise down the Tarcoles River. Check out local culture with shopping stops at a replica Spanish Village and fun souvenir store, and finish with a city sightseeing tour.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$115.00
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$115.00
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Puntarenas sightseeing tour

Puntarenas sightseeing tour

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We run small group tours with dedicated and very knowledge guides. this tour includes the highlights of the area with the minimal driving time. you will learn a lot of the country.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$38.98
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$38.98

Monteverde Cloud Forest and Coffee Tour Shore Excursion

Monteverde Cloud Forest and Coffee Tour Shore Excursion

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Experience the mist-shrouded treetops and incredible biodiversity of Costa Rica's Monteverde Cloud Forest on a shore excursion from Puntarenas. Travel from the Pacific Coast to the country’s higher altitudes, where you'll explore a vast array of tropical flora and wildlife while hiking across six suspended bridges. Recharge with included lunch, and then learn about the lifecycle of Costa Rica's most famous import on a coffee plantation tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$128.21
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Shore Excursion with Multiple Attractions from the countryside

Shore Excursion with Multiple Attractions from the countryside

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When your cruise ship docks in Puntarenas, save money with a full-day tour that lets you purchase tickets to the activities you want. You might go on a crocodile safari, zipline course, ATV ride, or see the rain forest from hanging bridges, or simply rest up at a restaurant with views over Herradura Bay. You’ll also see monkeys, browse souvenir shops, and visit a historical town.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.76
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Half Day Costa Rica Punta Arenas Highlights

Half Day Costa Rica Punta Arenas Highlights

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Spend a day exploring Costa Rica’s beauty away from the beach on this guided shore excursion from Punta Arenas. Head out with a guide and a small group of 15 people or fewer to discover the region’s highlights, including the tropical fruits grown in nearby “fruit towns,” a wildlife area known for its population of white-faced monkeys, and a sail down the lush Tarcoles River. Tour includes entrance fees and all transportation with port or hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$102.57
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Tortuga Island Day Tour, Puntarenas.

Tortuga Island Day Tour, Puntarenas.

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Explore with us the jewels of the Gulf of Nicoya, Costa Rica, where you and your companions will find white sand beaches, will enjoy bathing in their stunning turquoise waters, rest under the shade of coconut palms, in your own hammock, tasting the best tropical fruits in the region. Escape from the routine on one of these paradisiacal islands, where you will feel like the owner of an tropical paradise. In our comfortable boats, we create lasting moments and memories, our certified guides will be with you throughout the tour, you can also enjoy the company of dolphins during part of your trip and you will have the opportunity to meet a beautiful family of spider monkeys in their natural habitat. Discover the paradise where "EL PURA VIDA" begins! And feel the warmth.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.00
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$100.00
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Turtle island

Turtle island

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Costa Rica is no longer the best-kept secret it once was. On the contrary, it’s a bustling hub for ecotourism with a growing ex-pat population. Leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind with a trip to Isla Tortuga of the coast of the Nicoya Peninsula. Choose from a wide variety of available activities or simply kick back and relax on white sand beaches. Either way, you'll find what you're looking for on Isla Tortuga.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$169.00
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$169.00
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Rain Forest Wagon & Crocodiles Safari. Shore Excursion from Puntarenas

Rain Forest Wagon & Crocodiles Safari. Shore Excursion from Puntarenas

Your breath-taking adventure begins with a pickup from the pier and a relaxing 60 minute drive through the wonderful Costa Rican countryside. You will be heading to the Central Pacific Coast, Tarcoles River and Carara National Park, until arrives to our private property, about 60 minutes’ drive from Puntarenas Pier. This tour consists of a journey through the rain forest, located in the Tarcolitos River canyon that is part of the 200-hectare private reserve of the Hotel Villa Lapas, crossing the river 8 times with a total distance of 3.2km in a cart drawn by a grasshopper at low speed, so that you can appreciate both the flora and fauna of such a special area in Costa Rica as Carara is. After the wagon experience, a shore drive will take you to Tarcoles River for a 60 minute boat tour for enjoy the huge crocodiles and wildlife. Fresh tropical fruits and a visit to souvenirs are included on this amazing tour. Good for seniors with limited walking conditions.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
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Beach & Rainforest Horseback Riding with Crocodile Safari Boat. Shore Excursion

Beach & Rainforest Horseback Riding with Crocodile Safari Boat. Shore Excursion

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After 60 minute drive to the central Pacific Coast you will arrive to Tarcoles Town & River. Once in here, meet your English-speaking cowboy, who has devoted his life to horses. He will welcome you and will consider your experience and needs before pairing you with the perfect horse. After receiving brief instructions, embark on your 2-hour riding adventure using western saddle. We run a truly authentic, ethical and non-touristy opportunity to see the real Costa Rica on horseback! With our incredible rides, rest assured you are in safe and professional hands. No matter if you are a nervous first-time rider or an advanced horse owner, you will love your time with us and our incredible horses. The tour will take you to the Mangrove, the rainforest, the beach and the River, where many huge crocodiles, scarlet macaws, howler monkeys, aquatic birds and more wildlife species are easy to see. After it, enjoy a boat tour along the river
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$125.00
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$125.00
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Cloud Forest exploration

Cloud Forest exploration

The new and original tour in Jaco, only offered by Jaco Travel Experts (Odyssey tours) this is the only tour than includes all the highlights of the Jaco area.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$101.54
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Puntarenas City tour and Mangroove Tour

Puntarenas City tour and Mangroove Tour

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Enjoy of this guided tour through Puntarenas City and learn more of the port you are docking to you will enjoy the natural history of puntarenas by participating in the mangroove boat tour and the cultural historic tour of Puntarenas with one of our guides.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$87.18
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$87.18

Shore Excursion Crocodile Safary and other attractions from the countryside.

Shore Excursion Crocodile Safary and other attractions from the countryside.

Make the most of a short amount of time in Puntarenas with this action-packed shore excursion. Check out monkeys in a natural habitat, sample local fruits, and take a boat tour through a mangrove forest for a chance to see crocodiles in the wild. Customize your afternoon by selecting from a menu of optional upgrades like ziplining, hiking across hanging bridges, or an ATV tour.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.79
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$71.79

Waterfall Gardens plus Doka coffe tour (Private)

Waterfall Gardens plus Doka coffe tour (Private)

Costa Rica has become the world's premier destination for ecotourism. Places like La Paz Waterfall Gardens Nature Park are the reason why. Hike through rainforest and cloud forest on purpose-built trails to discover incredible biodiversity. Butterflies, monkeys, hummingbirds, reptiles - this is just the start of a long list of what you'll see. In addition to wildlife watching, learn all about coffee, from tiny seed to delicious cup.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$192.31
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$192.31
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Poas Volcano plus La paz waterfall gardens (Private tour)

Poas Volcano plus La paz waterfall gardens (Private tour)

Marvel at one of Costa Rica's most impressive volcanoes and get close to its enchanting wildlife on this 2-in-1 combo tour. Stand above the steaming fumaroles and lake-filled crater of Poas Volcano with direct summit access, and then admire smaller-scale natural wonders at the La Paz Waterfall Gardens, a beautifully landscaped animal sanctuary. A typical Costa Rican lunch and hotel pickup complete this all-inclusive tour.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$179.00
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$179.00
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The 7 in 1 Tour Puntarenas

The 7 in 1 Tour Puntarenas

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Explore nature at its best! We also bring you the exclusive Tour 7 in 1, which includes seven different attractions in a single package. A single tour of the attractions distributed in several places: -The monkey tour -Image observation points -Tour of natural herbal plants -Tour River cruise tour -Tour to see local woodworkers do handicrafts -Visit in sight of the image point in the Carara Biological Reserve -City short Tour in Puntarenas. During the tour, we will visit the mangrove of the Tárcoles River, one of the most fragile ecosystems in the country and a unique area for bird watching. The cost of this tour is negotiable, includes tickets and transportation.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.00
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$100.00
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Monkeys Place & Puntarenas City Tour

Monkeys Place & Puntarenas City Tour

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On this tour we visited the Monkeys Place, a magical place to have an environment in harmony with wildlife, we will visit the city of Puntarenas and Esparza, the second oldest city in Costa Rica, full of culture and history.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.29
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Half Day Costa Rica Punta Arenas Highlights Private Tour

Half Day Costa Rica Punta Arenas Highlights Private Tour

Enjoy a 6-hour small group tour for a maximum of 10 people, that will allow you to take a glimpse of Costa Rica. Guided by a local, see the white-faced monkeys and be enchanted by the "fruit towns", an area where the sweetest and best tropical fruits are produced. Glid on the Tarcoles River and have lunch time in one of the best local restaurants with a great view of all the Tarcoles river and the Pacific ocean. After all, there will be time for affordable and diverse shopping. (Lunch not included)
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$140.00
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$140.00
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Puntarenas Shore Excursion: Jungle & River Wagon Expedition

Puntarenas Shore Excursion: Jungle & River Wagon Expedition

This tour consists of a journey through the rain forest, located in the Tarcolitos River canyon that is part of the 200-hectare private reserve of the Hotel Villa Lapas, crossing the river 8 times with a total distance of 3.2km in a cart drawn by a tractor at low speed, so that you can appreciate both the flora and fauna of such a special area in Costa Rica as Carara is. During the tour we make several stops for bird watching and important trees in the area as well as a stop to see the river where even customers can get off the wagon and get into the pool. Our two carts have a capacity for 24 people and lasts approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. After this great adventure, our tour will continue with a short drive to Tarcoles River where you can enjoy and boat tour on the river, see the abundant wildlife including the huge crocodiles. On the way back to the pier, a short stop at a local souvenir is included in case you want to buy that special gift from Costa Rica.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$120.00
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$120.00
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Manuel Antonio National Park Full Day Tour

Manuel Antonio National Park Full Day Tour

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Manuel Antonio National Park is considered one of the most beautiful parks in Costa Rica. On this tour, you will visit pristine beaches, with coral reefs, bordered by exuberant vegetation and the natural wonders of the tropical rainforest. The beaches in Manuel Antonio are highly coveted as some of the best that Costa Rica has to offer. On the way to Manuel Antonio National Park, you will travel along the coastline enjoying scenic views, including African palm plantations. Since access to the park itself is closed to vehicles, you will hike to the preserve, crossing a creek. Once in the park, you can simply relax and enjoy the beach, sunbathe, or hike through the park’s trails, which will allow you to observe Manuel Antonio’s abundant flora and fauna. Several species of monkeys, iguanas, birds and possibly even the three-toed sloth can be seen.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$134.36
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Rainforest Canopy Adventure Pacific

Rainforest Canopy Adventure Pacific

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From the insects to the mammals, the greatest place to see the rainforest is definitely its canopy And the best way to fly like a raptor is definitely through a rainforest. Flying through the tops of the trees on the jungle might be one of the most memorable experiences of your life. The wind on your face, the emptiness underneath, the freedom feeling and the breathtaking views make the Canopy Tours an indispensable life experience. Now, this incredible feeling is accompanied with the highest safety for you: The equipment is 100% certified for adventure tours, and we use some of the best brands in the business and care for the equipment on a day-to-day basis, as well as maintaining daily tabs to control the use of the equipment. The main cables are 1/2, which exceed the regular standards of 3/8 and our platforms are an average of 7x7 feet in diameter and can handle more than 15 people at once.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$121.80
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Chocolate, traditions and rain forest tour

Chocolate, traditions and rain forest tour

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The new tour in town, the best location for a chocolate tour within 1 hour drive each way, certified and fully licensed.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$98.47
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