Activities, excursions, and day trips from the Caribbean

Indigenous Chocolate Experience & Uatsi Waterfall

$59 per person

Start the tour at 9:00 am by taking the transport with your guide to an Indigenous Organic Chocolate Factory. Our guide will teach you everything you need to know about cacao, chocolate history, tropical wildlife, and of course chocolate making. The Cacao is grown to make the chocolate right here among the trees. Search the world over, and you will not find a true tree to bar chocolate tour!. After the chocolate tour, you will go to an amazing waterfall where you will be able to swim and take a light snack. This is a walking/hiking tour that lasts 4 to 4.5 hours. Some physical exertion is required, but guests in average physical condition have no problems.

Cahuita National Park Hike Waterfall

$59 per person

We will pick you up at your hotel and drive to Cahuita National Park. The tour will start at the Kelly Creek ranger station, this is the entrance closest to Cahuita town. From here our professional naturalist tour guide will use his sharp senses to spot animals.

Wildlife Rescue Center & Punta Uva Beach

$59 per person

This trip combines two activities: a visit to the Wildlife Rescue Center and a visit to Punta Uva’s sightseeing point. The Wildlife Rescue Center rehabilitates mistreated, injured, and/or confiscated animals, which are then reintroduced to their natural habitat in protected areas. Visitors have direct contact with monkeys, wild cats, sloths, raccoons, anteaters, marsupials, reptiles, amphibians, etc.

Caribe Fun Full Day Tour!

$89 per person

Our guide will take you to the Local Farmers Market where you will have the chance to see, try and buy all the fresh & local products made it by the Local Farmers, you can get a steamy cup of coffee or fresh fruit to start the day the best way possible. We are going to spend like 30 min here, after this, we’ll head to the Jaguar Rescue Center, one of the must-see places in town. The Jaguar Rescue Center is an organization dedicated to the rehabilitation ad reinsertion to nature of all kind of wild animals that have been injured or are in harm, a truly laudable endeavor!

Congo Bongo Tours

Manzanillo Hike

This extensive reserve is home to a wide variety of animals and plants; your local guide will teach you much about what you are seeing and the scenery is spectacular too!

Duration: Approximately 5 hours

Manzanillo Snorkel

Gandoca-Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge located about 12 kilometers southeast of Puerto Viejo, and just south of the small village of Manzanillo on Costa Rica’s Caribbean Coast is one of the most beautiful and scenic sites in the country. Fine sandy beaches, gentle waves, coral reefs near the surface of the sea all make this region a paradise for nature lovers and underwater snorkeling enthusiasts.

Duration: Approximately 3 hours

Gandoca Turtle

Take the opportunity to travel through time and go back to the beginning of evolution, represented by the nesting of these live fossils. This is an unforgettable walk along the Gandoca Beach.

Duration: Approximately 4 hours

Punta Mona Hike

In the southeast corner of Costa Rica is the immaculate Gandoca-Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge, which extends to the border of Panama. Home of monkeys, sloths, a variety of birds and much more. Your guide will take you on a walk where you will learn a lot about the rainforest and its inhabitants and see its hidden wonders that have a trained eye to detect.

Duration: Approximately 4 hours

Bird Watching

Thanks to our rich biodiversity, our guide will find and delight in pointing out and sharing my knowledge on the various bird species of the area, this is definitely a superb bird watching tour!

Duration: Approximately 4-5 hours

Sport Fishing Tour

The Southern Caribbean is characterized by the largest reef system in Costa Rica, with deep water 2-4 miles offshore. This provides unique experiences for fishing for a variety of species using a variety of techniques.

Duration: Approximately 6 hours

Puerto Viejo Tours

Caribbean Canopy Zipline

For those adventurous thrill-seekers: get a bird’s eye view of the Caribbean jungle while flying through the air at top speed on zipline cables.

Duration: Approximately 5 hours

Cahuita Boat, Snorkel & Hiking

Cahuita National Park is one of the highlights of the area. This trip includes a guided hike and a boat ride with a stop for snorkeling in the coral reefs.

Duration: Approximately 4 hours

River and Sea Kayaking with Rainforest Hike

Kayaking on the ocean at the beautiful Punta Uva and up the Rio Ernesto followed by a guided jungle hike.

Duration: Approximately 4 hours

Go Bananas! Plantation Tour and Beach Hike!

Go Bananas Organic & Sustainable Banana Plantation Tour

Duration: Approximately 5 hours

Caribbean Rainforest – Night Tour

Experience the beauty of the dark! A tour not only for eyes and ears but also for your sense of adventure!

Duration: Approximately 3 hours

Talamanca + Shaman

We begin with the visit to the Awa, or doctor Bribri, who will receive us in his ranch with his family. There they will show us some of their customs and the history of the Bribris, through the drawings of a blanket.

Duration: Approximately 8 hours

Yorkin Indigenous Village 1 DayTrip

Stibrawpa is a group of indigenous women organized with many years receiving tourists from all over the world.

Duration: Approximately 8 hours

Horseback Riding – 2.5 hour tour

You will be picked up at your hotel in Puerto Viejo by your guide and we take you on a guided ride of the local beaches.2 1/2 hour tour with transportation.

Duration: Approximately 3 hours

Surf Meds Caribe

At Surf Meds Caribe, we want to teach our clients how to confront and conquer their fears, how to develop patience and confidence in themselves, and how to discover their own inner strength. We’re doing all this by encouraging greater observation, care of, and interaction with nature.

Cocles Beach lesson, beginner/advanced:

Duration: Duration: 1 1/2 hours. After your lesson ends, feel free to use the equipment for two more hours to keep practicing!

Rafting Tours

Pacuare River Rafting 1-day Tour

Rafting on the Pacuare river / Duration: Approximately 12 hours

Pacuare 2 Day / 1 Night Trip

White Water Rafting. Rio Pacuare 2 day expedition

Duration: Approximately 2 Days

Tortuguero + Pacuare 3 Day/ 2 Night Trip La Casona (Economy) La Baula (Standard)

3-day Tortuguero + Pacuare Combine two of the Caribbean’s best activities in this three day/two night trip. A two night visit to Tortuguero National Park and a rafting trip on the world famous río Pacuare on the third day.

Duration: Approximately 3 Days

Reventazon White Water Rafting Class 2-3

Duration: Approximately 8 hours

The Ara Project

The Ara Project is a Costa Rican licensed, government-supervised, conservation organization operated by the non-profit organization Asociación El Proyecto Ara. Its primary purpose is focused on reintroducing the macaws to their former ranges, throughout much of Costa Rica. The project is professionally staffed, open to the public and we welcome visitors and volunteers.

Tours are at 3:00pm Monday to Sunday and only available with a reservation.

For reservations at Manzanillo our Great Green Macaw release site on the Caribbean please email: , or call 8971-1436.

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