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Zip Line La Carpintera. Half day Tour ZipLine+ Rappel +hiking

Zip Line La Carpintera. Half day Tour ZipLine+ Rappel +hiking

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Only 20 minutes from San José Downtown, enjoy the majesty of the Rain Forest at the Carpintera Hills, gliding between trees hanging from steel cables . All along the travel through the forest reserve you will be able to watch sloths, birds and an exuberant flora . You will also be able to enjoy a panoramic view of the Central Valley, Poás Volcano and Irazú Volcano, and the Tres Marías Hills. The Canopy Tour includes 3 acivities: a short hike (15 minutes), 19 platforms, 13 cables, the longest cable has a length of aprox. 1500 ft (500 meters), and 2 rappels (40 & 10 meters).
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.29
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Full day zip line tour with butterfly and hanging bride near San Jose Costa Rica

Full day zip line tour with butterfly and hanging bride near San Jose Costa Rica

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Zoom through the Costa Rican jungle on a full-day zip-lining tour in San Ramon. The tour is perfect for adrenaline junkies and active families alike. Thanks to provided safety equipment and the watchful eye of your experienced guide, you’re able to sail through the cloud forest with ease. Walk across six hanging bridges, measuring up to 360 feet across (110 meters). Along the way, keep your eyes peeled for hummingbirds, sloths, and monkeys.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$173.34
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Canopy Zipline Eco-Adventure Tour

Canopy Zipline Eco-Adventure Tour

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Experience a high-flying adventure on a rain forest zipline course near San Jose. Journey from the Costa Rican capital to a private ecotourism reserve, where you’ll soar through the lush jungle canopy and above the rushing Molinete River. Glide across 10 different zipline cables, including the 2,297-foot (700-meter) Adrena-Line, and walk across a hanging bridge. Expert adventure guides will accompany you throughout the day to ensure your safety and help you spot native rain forest critters.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.50
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Zipline Adventure San Luis From San José

Zipline Adventure San Luis From San José

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Fly above the treetops on this all-day zipline tour from San José. Located in the cloud forests of the country’s Central Valley region, the San Luis canopy boasts a system of zip lines that allows you to soar through the forest, plus an "elevator" lift that takes you above the trees for a panoramic view.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$98.00
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6 in 1 Tour: Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica

6 in 1 Tour: Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica

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Experience a fun-filled day in the jungle at the Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Atlantic eco-reserve. Your multi-pass gives you access to six different activities throughout the beautiful tropical park. Get a bird’s-eye view of the rainforest canopy with an aerial tram ride, encounter native critters at a butterfly and frog garden, cross a hanging bridge, and explore the jungle on a nature hike. Get your adrenaline pumping as you soar through the treetops on ziplines, including one of the longest and fastest in the country.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$98.99
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Zipline Canopy Tour & Baldi Hot Springs Combo. Private Tour from San Jose

Zipline Canopy Tour & Baldi Hot Springs Combo. Private Tour from San Jose

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Arenal Volcano is a Costa Rica hotspot, featuring hiking trails, swimming holes, hot springs, and sweeping views of the tropical rain forest. Experience Arenal’s highlights on this private combo tour, which allows you to sightsee in Fortuna Town, zipline through the canopy, ride an aerial tram through a private biological reserve, and relax in the thermal pools of Baldi Hot Springs.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$265.00
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From San Jose Combo tour Canyoning with Canopy, Rappel, Trails, 4x4 ride

From San Jose Combo tour Canyoning with Canopy, Rappel, Trails, 4x4 ride

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Pickup from your hotel in San José, Tarcoles River stop famous for its large American Crocodiles. Canyoning, Rappel is an exciting multi-sport adventure that is gaining in popularity for the masses, it is not just for expert climbers anymore. At Jaco Canyoning you have the opportunity to experience true Canyoning even if you have never been in a harness. Live this experience and talk with your friends about it, they will be surprised by your adventure in the jungle of Costa Rica. Combo Adventures, here you will enjoy, Eco Nature trails, 2 Ziplines, 5 Waterfalls rappels, 4x4 jungle trip and much more!
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$151.80
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Tabacon Resort Hot Springs and Hiking in Arenal Volcano from San José.

Tabacon Resort Hot Springs and Hiking in Arenal Volcano from San José.

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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.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$165.00
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Doka Estate Coffee Tour with Butterfly Garden and Bonsai Garden

Doka Estate Coffee Tour with Butterfly Garden and Bonsai Garden

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Get the inside scoop on a pair of Costa Rica's most famous exports on a combo tour of the Doka Estate coffee plantation. Learn how coffee beans are grown, harvested, and roasted to perfection, and then follow the sticky-sweet journey of sugar cane at a working sugar mill. Finish the flavorful visit with a tour of the estate’s inedible natural treasures, including hundreds of miniature bonsai trees, colorful orchids, and butterflies.
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  • 1 hour 24 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$96.00
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Zipline Tour in Braulio Carrillo National Park From San José

Zipline Tour in Braulio Carrillo National Park From San José

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Our canopy tour includes more than 10 cables and 14 tree platforms. It also includes the longest cable near San Jose, our Adrena-line cable 700 meters long and 60 meters high, where you can feel what birds feel only in the air when flying.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$96.00
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Half-Day Hiking in Pico Blanco Itzkatzú Trail

Half-Day Hiking in Pico Blanco Itzkatzú Trail

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This hike is ideal for those adventurers who are in downtown and want to get to know some of most famous San José mountains. These mountains belong to the Protective Zone of Escazú and are part of the Cordillera de Talamanca. The best known hills are: • Monkey Trail Hill 2,428 m.a.s.l. • Cedral Hill 2,420 m.a.s.l. • Pico Alto Hill 2,353 m.a.s.l. • The most famous Pico Blanco 2,271 m.a.s.l. Its name refers to its rockier side which can be seen from miles away. Come join me to hike these unknown but spectacular hillsides! Join me on these spectacular hikes off the beaten path! Distance: 5 - 7 km approx. (A shorter or longer distance can be arranged if previously requested, as long as it is within the same time schedule) Duration: 4 - 5 hours Difficulty: Medium / High Departure: 8:00 a.m. Note: The terrain on this hike features dirt roads, mountain trails through rain forest paths
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00
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San Jose Bike & Bites Ride

San Jose Bike & Bites Ride

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San José is characterized by its Spanish colonial buildings, Victorian mansions, and rich historical sites. This zero-emission bike tour allows you to see the city up close, avoid car traffic, and cruise through San José’s vibrant neighborhoods—past notable buildings, parks, and squares. Your guide navigates through the city and provides useful background information as you stop to appreciate local highlights.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$41.56
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Canyoneering and Canopy Tour in Turrialba

Canyoneering and Canopy Tour in Turrialba

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With Explornatura, you’ll have a unique experience, combining waterfall rappelling, ziplining, hanging bridges and a small wall for scaling. For us It’s very important to always follow the safety rules. We provide specialized equipment and guides and a delicious lunch!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$78.98
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Canopy Zipline Tour from San Jose

Canopy Zipline Tour from San Jose

We are the closest Pacific Canopy from San Jose, Our property has all credentials from Tourism Board fo Costa Rica. You will be with experts during this adventure. We have private Insurance, plus mandatories.Comfort and professionalism are part of us.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$144.00
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$144.00
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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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Irazú Volcano -Half Day Trip

Irazú Volcano -Half Day Trip

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Climbing the tallest volcano in Costa Rica need not be daunting; keep it easy with this guided tour to Irazu Volcano from San Jose. Join this guided tour to the summit of the volcano, an easy hike after the scenic drive, and take your time at the top admiring the views. This tour includes round-trip transportation from San Jose as well as all entrance fees.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.00
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Canopy Tour Pozo Azul

Canopy Tour Pozo Azul

The Canopy tour is a wonderful experience that combines, the exhilarating feeling of flying on the treetops of the rainforest, with the safety that our guides provide. Our tour counts with 9 cables including the 320-meter long cable that crosses the Sarapiquí River. The double cable system that Hacienda Pozo Azul's zip line has assures great safety for the passengers.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.49
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Full-Day Bajos del Toro Hiking Experience

Full-Day Bajos del Toro Hiking Experience

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On this hike we will travel through the area of Valverde Vega in Alajuela, and to Bajos del Toro to visit an area which is recognized for its stunning waterfalls. Discover the most hidden gems of Costa Rica located in a remote valley between extinct volcanoes and experience the richness of the natural forest. We will visit unbelievable waterfalls that change between blue and turquoise colors. Their tones vary in the summer or winter due to volcanic activity at Poas Volcano. Come join me. One trip. So many ways to explore. Distance: 6 - 7 km approx. (A shorter or longer distance can be arranged if previously requested, as long as it is within the same time schedule). Duration: 8 - 10 hours. Difficulty: Easy / Medium. Departure: 7:00 a.m. Note: The terrain on this hike includes dirt roads, mountain trails through rain forest paths and along streams
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$170.00
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Full day hiking and bird watching at Savegre River San Gerardo near to San Jose

Full day hiking and bird watching at Savegre River San Gerardo near to San Jose

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Full day bird watching at national park los Quetzales at San Gerardo de Dota and Hiking  at Savegre River San Gerardo near to San Jose, we pick you up at the hotel
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$121.80
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Combo Zipline, ATV & Waterfalls Tour from San José

Combo Zipline, ATV & Waterfalls Tour from San José

You will start with our famous Zip Line Tour in the Costa Rica Treetops, this tour includes a 15-minute tractor ride up to the top of the mountain; you will then descend on a series of 12 platforms and 10 cables, including one of the longest in Costa Rica's Central Pacific. After the Zip Line, it’s time to get your adrenaline pumping on our 2-hour Jungle and River ATV adventure. This tour will give you a different perspective and views of the Jaco Beach area. Here we have it all: trails, mud, jungle, ocean views, rivers, and the best bilingual guides to make this an experience of a lifetime
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$199.00
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¡NEW! E-bike our Hacienda Aquiares: co-created community tour

¡NEW! E-bike our Hacienda Aquiares: co-created community tour

Adventure, entrepreneurial spirit and sustainability is what defines this tour! A unique experience where you will be able to discover Costa Rica’s largest coffee farm aboard an E-bike, assembled by Frederick, a young entrepreneur of our community. The 500 Watts electric motor on these bikes will grant you an effortless ride around the many coffee fields, forests, rivers and other secrets of our property. This tour is the first one developed by Aquiares with the alliance of an entrepreneur from our community. You will be able to understand how Frederick got to develop his business, learn about coffee, and experience the excitement of riding on an E-bike. Welcome at E-bike workshop Try your E-bike and learn how to drive it Ride to the mountains, through coffee plantations Ride to the Aquiares waterfall Take a break and enjoy our local pastries at Ceibo Lookout Ride back to the start point Total kilometers covered: over 20. Difficulty: Moderate, Mountain-Biking experience recommended
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Mountain Biking Irazú & Turrialba Volcano from Turrialba

Mountain Biking Irazú & Turrialba Volcano from Turrialba

Turrialba is known for some amazing cultural experiences, unique rainforest as well as it's most popular volcanoes, Irazú & Turrialba! You will start the trip with a guided tour of the Irazú Volcano National Park once done we will embark on a special mountain bike adventure through country roads to the majestic Turrialba Volcano which is know to be active! Our experienced & certified guides will take all the precautions and provide the appropriate instructions before you embark on this adventure! During the trip, you will see the primary rainforest & unique landscapes. At the end of the trip, we will have a typical Costarrican lunch waiting for you!
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$138.47
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Full day Hiking Manuel Antonio and watching wild life at nature from San Jose

Full day Hiking Manuel Antonio and watching wild life at nature from San Jose

Exploring Manuel Antonio National Park with a guide turns a standard nature walk into a chance to dig deep into Costa Rican wildlife. See monkeys, birds, reptiles, and more—your guide helps you spot animals you might not see on your own. Booking a guided tour also takes care of transportation so you can arrive from San Jose with ease.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$142.57
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Cerro Buena Vista guided hiking and cloud forest wildlife watching tour at Talamanca

Cerro Buena Vista guided hiking and cloud forest wildlife watching tour at Talamanca

If you're looking to conquer one of Costa Rica's most magnificent peaks, safely ascend Cerro Buena Vista on this tour designed for active and adventurous travelers. An experienced mountain guide leads you on the best route to the summit, where views of the cloud forest, volcanoes, and even the Pacific Ocean await on clear days.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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