Recharge your batteries with a quick six-day jaunt to the tropical paradise of Costa Rica. This luxury holiday in the north of the country covers the major highlights, like Arenal Volcano and the unspoiled beaches of the Nicoya Peninsula. Not only will you get to view exotic wildlife on various nature tours, but you'll also get some exercise in with rainforest hikes and kayak excursions along the coast.
Safari Float Tour on Corobicí River, Gulf of Papagayo
Embark on a Safari-style tour of the Corobicí River with a naturalist guide. Spend approximately 2 hours floating down the river on a raft boat, admiring the diverse ecosystem and spotting a wide variety of animals and plants. Keep your eyes peeled for crocodiles, the tour's main highlight.
- Float down the Corobicí River on a Safari-style raft boat
- Spot diverse animals and plants in their natural habitat
- Look out for crocodiles in their vital population area
Know before you go
4 years old & up
What you'll do
As you float down the river, keep an eye out for the towering kapoks, figs, rubber, and shoreline trees that host many species of animals such as monkeys, bats, lizards, birds, iguanas, and more. Your naturalist guide will point out these incredible creatures and provide insightful information about the ecosystem.
One of the main highlights of the tour is the chance to see crocodiles in their natural habitat. The Corobicí River is home to a vital population of these giants, and you're sure to see several during your tour.
- Bilingual guide
- Bottled water
- Fruit juice
- Safety gear and equipment
Hike to Las Pailas Trails (Rincon de la Vieja Volcano) and La Oropendola Waterfall
Wetlands Boat Ride and Rum Tasting at Hacienda El Viejo
Please note that transportation is not included, but can be added for an additional cost.
Kayak & Snorkel Tour in Tamarindo Bay
You will paddle out over the azure waters of Playa Tamarindo and eventually reach Capitán Island, located about a 20-minute paddle offshore. There, you'll have the opportunity to do some snorkeling and observe the underwater coral reef, which is home to exotic fish. After snorkeling, you'll return by kayak to the mainland. With short paddling distances involved, this trip is perfect for the entire family, or for introducing your children to kayaking.
Nighttime Pacific Green Turtle Nesting Experience (Seasonal)
Full-day Waterfalls Expedition
Catamaran Sailing Adventure
Snorkeling or Diving at the Catalina Islands
Itineraries with Safari Float Tour on Corobicí River
On this 12-day adventure, you'll enjoy the most famous activities in Costa Rica. You'll do it all, from river rafting and jungle hikes to wildlife tours, snorkeling, horseback riding, and even stand-up paddleboarding. The journey combines luxury accommodations with outdoor excursions as you travel from Arenal Volcano to the waterfalls of Tenorio National Park and finally to the beaches of Guanacaste Province.
You can experience the highlights of Costa Rica without racing around the entire country. On this 15-day luxury adventure, you'll travel around the north, first visiting the famous Arenal Volcano before heading into Guanacaste Province for waterfall hikes, rafting safaris, and nocturnal nature walks. You'll finish the journey on the coast, where you'll enjoy activities like snorkeling, kayaking, and paddleboarding.
Get out and explore the spectacular natural landscapes of Costa Rica on this lively itinerary. This family-oriented adventure is well suited to travelers with younger children. You'll spot sloths and monkeys in the wild on a guided jungle hike, soak in natural hot springs, sail down the Gold Coast at sunset, and have the chance to try snorkeling off the Catalina Islands. With a mix of active excursions and relaxation, this 8-day journey is terrific for all ages.
On this active luxury tour of Costa Rica, you'll explore the nation's most distinct locations. First, it's a trip to Arenal National Park, followed by a visit Tenorio, home to the Celeste River, whose ethereal blue waters are the stuff of dreams. Finally, you'll laze on the unspoiled beaches of the Nicoya Peninsula and enjoy snorkeling, kayaking and even horseback riding on the beach.
This active weeklong journey around Costa Rica is perfect for families and lovers of the great outdoors! You'll base yourself in Arenal for the first few days, going on nighttime wildlife hikes through the rainforest, balancing high above the trees on the famed Hanging Bridges, spotting sloths in their natural habitat, and soaking in natural hot springs. Continue to the surf town of Tamarindo, your home base, to explore a gorgeous coastal landscape. Snorkel around a coral reef, sail on a catamaran at sunset, and cruise past mangroves on an estuary boat tour—these are just a few of the highlights of this thrilling seven-day trip.