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Hay muchísimas cosas que hacer y que ver en la costa del Caribe de Costa Rica. Aquí les ofrecemos algunas de las actividades y tours que recomendamos que están en el área o que recogen/dejan en hoteles de la zona. ¡Hasta se los reservamos por usted!

La mayoría de nuestros tours lo recogerán y dejarán en su hotel (o a veces en otra parte de Costa Rica). Los tours que no incluyen transporte se indican a continuación y nosotros con gusto le ayudaremos a que usted llegue al lugar del comienzo de esos tours.

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Rafting | Jungla, Naturaleza y Vida Salvaje | Comunidades Indígenas | Actividades Locales
Paquette de varios días a Tortuguero, Arenal, Bocas del Toro, etc

Aguas Rápidas / Rafting

Muchos de los paquetes de rafting incluyen transporte desde San José o Arenal a Puerto Viejo y viceversa, es como tener su transporte a/desde Puerto Viejo gratis. Su equipaje estará seguro durante la excursión así que usted es libre de disfrutar el día en el río.

Pacuare River: One Day

Our most popular trip and Costa Rica’s most stunning white water river. Class III-IV rapids. Suitable for 12 years of age+

Includes transport to/from Puerto Viejo from/to San Jose or Arenal.

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Two Day Hike and Paddle Rafting Trip

Our overnight Pacuare Adventure is a paddle and hike expedition! Not only will you raft a variety of exciting rapids, but you will also hike to pristine waterfalls, fun swimming holes and lush jungles. Spend the night at a lodge on the Pacuare River and continue down the river the following day for more thrilling river adventures.

Includes transportation to/from Puerto Viejo from/to San José or Arenal.

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Pacuare Lodge Honeymoon

Are you looking for an intimate, secluded getaway location for your Honeymoon or Destination Wedding? Picture you and your partner in the midst of a Costa Rica rainforest, the mighty Pacuare River rushing right outside your doorstep. Enjoy magnificent views atop a 30 foot waterfall; glide through a lush treetop canopy or simply snuggle up for the night with your special someone in our luxury River-View suite or Honeymoon suite and let the chorus of native wildlife serenade you to sleep.

This three-day two-night trip includes round-trip transport from your San Jose Hotel (pickup and/or dropoff at other locations available too, just ask us for details), all meals, 2 night stay in fabulous river-view or honeymoon suite, therapeutic massage for two, pacuare canopy (zipline) adventure, private guide rainforest hike, whitewater rafting out of the lodge.

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Reventazón River: Carmen Section

A great big water run, with moderate difficulty. The lush surroundings, abundant bird life and good amount of fun rapids makes this a great introduction to river running. This run is clearly divided in two halves. The first hour is very exciting, with big waves and long rapids. The second half is more relaxed as the river enters the true lower Caribbean, the surroundings take on a jungle character and the wildlife is more plentiful.  Includes transport to/from Puerto Viejo from/to San Jose or Arenal if you want.

Full day tour$99,00 p/pMore InfoBook It

Jungla, Naturaleza y Vida Salvaje

Puerto Viejo posee una de las más espectaculares áreas naturales del país y son hasta de importancia internacional. El área incluye varias zonas protegidas, incluyendo el Parque Nacional Cahuita y el Refugio Gandoca-Manzanillo.

Animal Rescue Centre, Chocolate Lady and Waterfall

What could be better than a day playing with monkeys, learning how cacao become chocolate and hiking to a pristine waterfall? Three of our favorite local activities combined to make a truly memorable day on your vacation.

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Caribbean Canopy and Zipline

For a thrilling adventure get a bird’s eye view of the jungle while flying through the air at top speed on zipline cables.

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Cahuita Boat, Snorkel and Hiking Trip

Cahuita National Park features the largest coral reefs in Southern Central America as well as great hiking trails with lots of wildlife. This trip combines a boat ride, snorkeling and hiking. First is a ride in a boat to Punta Cahuita.  Once at the point, you can put on snorkel gear to explore first hand the “under water tropical forest”. You will then land for a guided rainforest hike, with comprehensive information on this particular area. Monkeys, sloth, several reptiles, frogs and beautiful insects are common sights.  Round trip transportation to Cahuita with pickup/dropoff at your hotel in Puerto Viejo is included.

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Cahuita National Park Hike

With this trip you discover one of the most beautiful areas of Costa Rica: Cahuita National Park. Our guide will take you on a hike from the main entrance of the National Park to Cahuita Point and from Cahuita Point further down to Puerto Vargas or back to the National Park entry (depends on the conditions of the track). During the hike you will be able to spot a lot of different animals like for example the white faced monkey, sloths, snakes and raccoons. Round trip transportation to Cahuita with pickup/dropoff at your hotel in Puerto Viejo is included.

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Gandoca-Manzanillo Refuge Jungle Hike

At the southeast corner of Costa Rica lies the unspoiled Gandoca-Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge, stretching to the border of Panama. Home to monkeys, sloths, a great variety of birds and much more. The area is rich with wildlife. It is also spectacularly scenic with cliffs and hidden beaches along the water. You can choose to meet your local naturist guide in Manzanillo town or we can pick you up at your hotel. Your guide will take you on a hike where you will learn much about the rainforest and its inhabitants and see its hidden wonders which take a trained eye to spot.

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River and Sea Kayaking with Rainforest Hike

We will drive to the most beautiful location in the area, Punta Uva. This trip consists of three sections. After a safety briefing we will first embark in a magical sea kayaking journey paralleling a coast full of cliffs, caves, and the most amazing rainforest. Then we will paddle our way up river though gorgeous rainforest where you can expect to spot monkeys, sloth, colorful birds, river turtles, bats and iguanas. Your professional guide will deliver a lot of interesting insights on this wonderful eco system. Back at the beach we will take a nice break to relax, swim and enjoy some nicely presented fresh fruit and snacks before hiking to the great over view at Punta Uva.

4 hours approx.Adults $55,00
Children $27,50
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Full Day Jungle Adventure

Looking for the maximum in adventure? This full day adventure combines our canopy and zipline tour with a jungle hike, tarzan swing and much more in an action packed day you'll not soon forget!

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Nighttime Turtle Watching

Take the opportunity to travel through time and go back to the beginning of evolution, represented by the nesting of these live fossils. The leatherback turtle is the biggest turtle in the world; it can be as large as 2 meters long and 650 kg of weight. We will have an unforgettable night walk along the Gandoca Beach; I will show you a different perspective of this spectacular experience. You will observe these mothers in the important work of laying eggs and at the same time you will learn important things about the natural history of these special animals in danger of extinction. Help us with the protection of sea turtles! Pickup and dropoff at your hotel is now included in our price.

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Caribbean Dolphin Watching and Snorkeling

>Take a beautiful ride along the coast of the Cahuita National Park to spot Atlantic and Bottlenose dolphins. After seeing the dolphins, we cruise back to the reefs of the Cahuita National Park for snorkelling!

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Bird Watching

Thanks to our rich biodiversity, I 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! Some of the species you could see in this area are the Red-capped Manikin, crested owl, the olive throated parakeet; pale vented pigeon, masked tityra, Collared Aracari, slaty ant shrike, keel-billed and chestnut-mandibled Toucan, Magnificent Frigate-bird, common black hawk, passerini’s tanager, and the black-cowled oriole, among others.

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Aprendiendo acerca de Comunidades Indígenas

El Caribe Sur de Costa Rica (junto con Panamá) es el hogar de la gente Bri Bri. Mucha de estas comunidades no se han expuesto al mundo moderno hasta hace poco. Estos tours no solamente te ofrecen un vistazo hacia un estilo único de vida, sino que también proporcionan un soporte económico en el esfuerzo de estas comunidades por diversificarse. El Caribe también es hogar de una cultura única Afro-Caribeña. Muchos de nuestros tours toman lugar dentro de las áreas protegidas de la Reserva Indígena Kekoldi o el Refugio de Vida Silvestre de Gandoca Manzanillo.

Uatsi Waterfall and Indigenous Reservation

This combo tour includes transportation to/from your hotel as well as visits to the waterfall, to the Sixoala River (the border between Costa Rica and Panama), an indigenous reservation and an indigenous chocolate "factory" where the whole process from the growing of the Cacao plant to the making of this unique organic handmade chocolate is explained.

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Bri Bri Medicine Man Tour

This tour will give you the opportunity to learn more about the culture of the indigenous peoples of Talamanca and meet with Don Cándido, a famed local healer who will teach you about local healing plants and methods. We will visit Centro Cultural Indigena and meet Don Cándido, the last in a long line of indigenous medicine men. At the centre there are about 25 to 30 plants used to cure different illnesses. There is a walking trail where you can see many of these medicinal plants and enjoy close contact with jungle birds and small animals. Also while you are here you can take a treatment with Don Cándido for any illness using nature's own botanical healing system. You can also learn about traditional foods, massage, history and science.

2 - 2 1/2 hours approx$%.2f p/pMore InfoBook It

Michka Watsi

Visit a Bribri family and have a look in to their lifestyle, culture and extensive knowledge of plants and Nature.

Approx. 4 hours$55,00 p/pMore InfoBook It

Actividades Locales

Hay muchas actividades locales que podemos organizarle. Muchos de esos tours se llenan rápidamente, así que si quieren hacer el tour a caballo o lecciones de surf en uno de los mejores puntos del mundo, pídannos que le reservemos estas actividades para usted.

Surf Lessons

Learn to surf in Paradise! Puerto Viejo is a great place to learn to surf as there are a big variety of beaches with different conditions suitable for any level of surfer. In a 2 hour lesson you'll be standing on your board -- guaranteed! Group, semi-private and private lesson options are available.

2 hoursRates from $50,00 USDp/pMore InfoBook It

Horseback Riding

Leave behind worries and stress, hop on a good horse, a comfortable saddle and a trail that leads you to one spectacular post card view after another. We'll take you to the perfect spots for capturing once in a lifetime photos and viewing wildlife in its natural habitat. You will be able to see eagles, giant jungle trees, gorgeous butterflies, sloths, howler monkeys, toucans and amazon parrots. Our horses are well-fed and able to take any riders from beginner to advanced through the gallop of a lifetime along the most breathtaking side and immaculate Caribbean beaches of Costa Rica. A variety of short, half-day and full day options are available.

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Fishing trip

Our experienced captain will take you and your friends on a unforgettable day on the Caribbean Sea with the chance to land some amazing catches! We have half and full day trips for fish such as Tarpon, King Mackerel or Red Snapper and the unique option to learn to fish the way the locals do.

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Pure Jungle Spa: Massages, Facials and more

The Pure Jungle Spa has been featured in many travel articles about Puerto Viejo including articles in USA Today and Conde Nast Traveler. It can feature as a highlight of your vacation too! Services offered include the Rainforest Immersion Massage, the Jungle Chocolate Facial, the Moka Rico 100% Pure Body Treatment, and the Exotic Foot Ritual. Click the link for many more options and information.

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CariBeans Chocolate Forest Experience

Cacao has deep roots in the history of the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. Now for the first time, gourmet bean-to-bar chocolate is being made right here in Puerto Viejo, Limon, Costa Rica. Tour guests will experience a guided hike through the cacao forest while learning of the history and science of chocolate.

2.5 to 3 hoursAdults $28,00
Children $13,00
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Tours de día, desde la Costa Caribe

Tours de día, desde la Costa Caribe

Bocas del Toro, Panama One Day Tour

A day trip to the Bocas del Toro islands including dolphin watching, snorkelling and a visit to the Red Frog Beach.

If you don't have enough time for a multi-day trip to explore these islands but still don't want to miss out on this tropical paradise this one day tour will hit the highlights and keep you busy with activities as well.

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Tortuguero Canal Wildlife Watching

See the world-famous Tortuguero Canals on a safari through the mangroves looking for wildlife like birds, mammals like sloths and monkeys, reptiles like the emerald basilisk lizard and with a bit of luck even a caiman.

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Paquetes de Varios Días

Ver nuestra página de paquettes donde podría encontrar itinerarios de varios días populares comos nuestra Volcán, Jungla y Playa o Caribe Mojado y Salvaje. Eses paquettes incluyen su hotel en Puerto Viejo, transportación a/de Puerto Viejo y tours y actividades.

Además ofrecemos paquetes de varios días desde Puerto Viejo al Volcán Arenal, Bocas del Toro, Tortuguero o Monteverde. Ver todo de nuestros paquetes de destinos.

Can't find what you're looking for? Have Questions? Contact us!

Our travel partner Gecko Trail Adventures has an office nearby and can arrange all sorts of local activities in the area beyond those listed here or make special arrangements and tours for groups, etc.

They also can help you arrange the rest of your trip around Costa Rica by arranging transportation, hotels and activities throughout Costa Rica.

So send them an email or give them a call. They're happy to put together a package of activities that suits your needs or answer any questions you have about any of this.

You can contact Gecko Trail Adventures at:

  • email
  • telephone us in Costa Rica at +506 2756-8159 (that's 011-506-2756-8159 from USA/Canada and 01-506-2756-8159 from most other parts of the world)
  • telephone us via our USA number 1 415-230-0298 which forwards to Costa Rica.