Costa Rica
Tours & Travel

Stephanie Schrauth
Feeling the rush of the rapids during a whitewater rafting trip in Costa Rica
Julia Kocubinski
Arenal Volcano on Costa Rica Vacation
Kevin Schafer
A monkey relaxes in a tree
Stephanie Schrauth
Why not relax after a day in Paradise?
Janet Gordon
Arenal Volcano

Lush rainforests and pristine beaches; tiny blue frogs and giant leatherback turtles; screaming howler monkeys and crashing white waves: Costa Rica tours offer a breathtaking array of sights and sounds! Your Costa Rica travel itinerary might include whitewater rafting, a rainforest canopy tour, relaxing at the beach or exploring one of the country's many fabulous ecolodges. Costa Rica has a long, proud history of ecotourism, claiming one of the most developed conservation programs in the Americas and enthusiastically invites travelers to experience its treasured landscape. On your Costa Rica trip, you'll learn the essential meaning of the country's motto, Pura Vida - "Pure Life." Experience nature travel at its best!

Costa Rica Tours & Travel

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White water rafting on the Pacaure River
Costa Rica Quest
Volcanoes! Turtles! Whitewater rafting! This tour has it all, with opportunities to seek out some of Costa Rica's most celebrated treasures. Wildlife enthusiasts will be thrilled at the chance to tour Tortuguero National Park, one of the most …
  • 8 days
  • $1250 USD
Passions:
Kayaking, Whitewater Rafting, Zip Line, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, San Jose, Arenal, Tortuguero, Sarapiqui
Smiling sloth
Discover Costa Rica
We start our Costa Rica adventure rafting on the wild waters of the Pacuare River. Next, explore the country's tropical plantations, as we take a fun bike tour through the celebrated agricultural research center, CATIE. Learn about local vegetation and …
  • 9 days
  • $1895 USD
Passions:
Zip Line, Wildlife Watching, Multisport, Fishing, Beaches, Light Hiking, Biking, Kayaking, Whitewater Rafting, Snorkeling
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, San Jose, Dominical, Turrialba, Savegre Valley, Pacuare River, Marino Ballena National Park
Swing through the jungle on a Costa Rican zip line tour
Adventure Pacifica
This 9-day Costa Rica vacation is perfect for the traveler who is short on time, but big on adventure. We start our travels at the Arenal Volcano, followed by the beautiful Monteverde Cloudforest Reserve in search of capuchin monkeys, scarlet macaws, and …
  • 9 days
  • $1775 USD
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Light Hiking, Zip Line, Whitewater Rafting, Beaches
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, San Jose, Arenal, Manuel Antonio, Monteverde Cloud Forest, Quepos
Costa Rica's caribbean coast
Beaches & Rainforest
Enjoy this active and varied Costa Rica vacation that is suitable for almost any age of traveler. Plunge down the whitewater of the Pacaure River, experience the jungle adventures of Selva Bananito Lodge, and end with a couple relaxing days on a …
  • 8 days
  • $1275 USD
Passions:
Snorkeling, Beaches, Multisport, Light Hiking, Fishing, Whitewater Rafting, Zip Line, Wildlife Watching, Kayaking
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, Selva Bananito, San Jose, Puerto Viejo, Pacuare River
Rafting the Pacaure River in Costa Rica
Pura Vida
Enjoy incredible wildlife with a tour focusing on the rainforest activities that put Costa Rica on the map! This tour is designed to see some of the best main highlights in a short amount of time! Enjoy a two day rafting trip down the beautiful and …
  • 6 days
  • $1090 USD
Passions:
Whitewater Rafting, Zip Line, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, San Jose, Arenal, Pacuare River
Holding a baby sea turtle
Turtles & Rainforest Pacuare Reserve
Join biologists to study giant leather back turtles for two nights at Pacuare Nature Reserve. Then head to Selva Bananito Lodge for rainforest adventure!
  • 8 days
  • $1875 USD
Passions:
Zip Line, Wildlife Watching, Volunteering, Light Hiking, Kayaking, Whitewater Rafting, Beaches
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, Selva Bananito, San Jose, Pacuare Nature Reserve, Pacuare River
Job well done on the Pacuare River!
Coast to Coast Multisport
Raft the Pacuare River, snorkel Cahuita National Park, hike Tirimbina Reserve and of course soak in hot springs at Arenal Volcano on this new multisport Costa Rica tour. Designed for those with active bodies and authentic travel taste, you take part in …
  • 10 days
  • $2375 USD
Passions:
Kayaking, Snorkeling, Whitewater Rafting, Multisport, Beaches, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, San Jose, Arenal, Puerto Viejo, Sarapiqui, Pacuare River, Rancho Margot, Rafiki Safari Lodge
Celebrate the natural wonders of the rainforest with a stay at the Peace Lodge
Costa Rica Escape
Experience the best Costa Rica can offer on this hand-crafted luxury tour. Explore Arenal Volcano and its soothing hot springs, enjoy a helicopter fly-over of the rainforest covered continental divide, and wade in the refreshing Pacific ocean. Spend your …
  • 9 days
  • $5595 USD
Passions:
Whitewater Rafting, Beaches, Spa & Relaxing, Wildlife Watching, Helicopter Tour, Zip Line, Luxury & Indulgence, Fishing
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, San Jose, Arenas del Mar, Quepos, The Springs Resort & Spa, Peace Lodge
Sunset on the Pacific coast
Wild Costa Rica Corcovado
After an exhilarating two-day whitewater rafting trip, we head toward the untamed Osa Peninsula and Corcovado National Park - one of the only places in Costa Rica where large groups of the endangered scarlet macaw still color the sky. Off the beaten …
  • 8 days
  • $1525 USD
Passions:
Horseback Riding, Zip Line, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Whitewater Rafting, Beaches, Multisport, Light Hiking, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, San Jose, Corcovado Tent Camp, Pacuare River
Cattleya hybrid at Monteverde Orchid Garden
Earth, Fire and Water
Begin your Costa Rica tour at Tiskita Jungle Lodge, where you'll enjoy the rustic yet luxurious ambiance of this out-of-the-way gem. After exploring the jungle around Tiskita with a naturalist guide, head down to the beach with a boogie board or grab a …
  • 9 days
  • $1995 USD
Passions:
Light Hiking, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, San Jose, Arenal, Monteverde Cloud Forest, Tiskita Jungle Lodge
Snorkel the reef
Caribbean Adventure
This trip combines the first half of our popular Costa Rica tour, Beaches and Rainforest, with the clear blue waters of Panama's idyllic Bocas del Toro Archipelego. Enjoy the riotous rapids of Costa Rica's Pacuare River and three nights at Selva Bananito …
  • 9 days
  • $2950 USD
Passions:
Multisport, Fishing, Whitewater Rafting, Zip Line, Wildlife Watching, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Beaches
Places:
Central America, Panama, Costa Rica, Selva Bananito, San Jose, Panama City, Bocas del Toro, Tranquilo Bay Lodge, Pacuare River
Horseback ride at Selva Bananito
Adventure Pacifica
Days 1-7 of this Costa Rica vacation are the same as the 11 day Adventure Pacifica. On day 8, travel to the wildlife-rich Corcovado National Park, the most remote rainforest area in Costa Rica. Spend your days hiking the miles of nearby wildlife trails, …
  • 12 days
  • $3050 USD
Passions:
Scuba Diving, Multisport, Wildlife Watching, Whitewater Rafting, Light Hiking, Kayaking, Beaches, Fishing, Horseback Riding, Zip Line
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, San Jose, Manuel Antonio, Monteverde Cloud Forest, Arenal Observatory Lodge, Quepos, Corcovado
Howler Monkey in the rainforest canopy
Corcovado Trekking
Explore the famous Osa Peninsula and its Corcovado National Park on this active hiking tour in Costa Rica. Enjoy 2 days paddling the premier whitewater on the Pacuare River and 4 days hiking in the jungle of Corcovado. One of the most biodiverse regions …
  • 9 days
  • $2225 USD
Passions:
Whitewater Rafting, Beaches, Wildlife Watching, Trekking & Hiking
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, San Jose, Pacuare River, La Leona Ecolodge, Corcovado, Drake Bay
Rafting the Pacuare River in Costa Rica
Wild Costa Rica
We start our Costa Rica adventure with a two-day rafting trip on the Pacuare river. This river is as famous for its wild waters as it is for its beauty! Next we'll fly to the tropical landscape of Playa Nicuesa where we will explore one of the most …
  • 8 days
  • $1795 USD
Passions:
Beaches, Wildlife Watching, Fishing, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Whitewater Rafting
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, San Jose, Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge, Pacuare River
Scuba diving in the reefs
Panama and Costa Rica
A transit of the Panama Canal ranks high on the “wish list” of most cruise enthusiasts. But this travel rite of passage is only one of the highlights of this unique small ship cruise itinerary. Embark the Tere Moana in Colón, Panama, and set off for …
  • 8 days
  • $2695 - $3845 USD
Ship:
Tere Moana
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Scuba Diving, Expedition Cruises, Spa & Relaxing, Snorkeling
Places:
Central America, Panama, Costa Rica, Panama City, Quepos, Portobelo, Puerto Caldera, Isla de Coiba, Colon, Golfito, …
Friendly Sloth
Treasures of Costa Rica & the Panama Canal
Experience a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unraveling the Pacific Ocean coast line of Costa Rica. Aboard your luxurious small ship, cruise the Nature Reserves and …
Ship:
Variety Voyager
Passions:
Expedition Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Central America, Panama, Costa Rica, San Blas Islands, Quepos, Isla Coiba, Colon, Curu Reserve, Golfito, Panama Canal, …
Rainforest Alliance Tour in Costa Rica
Rainforest Alliance Costa Rica
Experience the best of Costa Rica. This 11 day trip combines outdoor adventure with visits to Rainforest Alliance Verified farms and reserves. Learn about their sustainable practices, taste the fruit of the land, and support responsible travel. Go …
  • 11 days
  • $2725 USD
Passions:
Snorkeling, Whitewater Rafting, Biking, Beaches, Fishing, Wildlife Watching, Light Hiking, Kayaking
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, San Jose, Turrialba, Puerto Viejo, Sarapiqui
Clownfish spotted on snorkeling trip
Roundtrip Costa Rica
The majesty of nature and the wonders of ancient civilizations are on display on this voyage through tropical Central America. In Panama, visit Chiriquí Gulf National Marine Park with its amazing wildlife and beautiful beaches. Then, explore the Pacific …
  • 8 days
  • $2695 - $5595 USD
Ship:
Tere Moana
Passions:
Expedition Cruises, Spa & Relaxing, Snorkeling, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Central America, Panama, Costa Rica, Quepos, Puerto Caldera, Bahia Drake, Golfito, Isla Tortuga, Isla Gamez, Isla del Cano, …
Arenal and flowers
Adventure Pacifica Express
This Costa Rica vacation is perfect for the traveler who is short on time, but big on adventure. We start our travels at the Arenal Volcano, followed by the beautiful Monteverde Cloudforest Reserve in search of capuchin monkeys, scarlet macaws, and two …
  • 9 days
  • $1475 USD
Passions:
Beaches, Light Hiking, Whitewater Rafting, Zip Line, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, San Jose, Arenal, Manuel Antonio, Monteverde Cloud Forest
Pacuare River rafting
Costa Rica Multisport
A 9-day Costa Rica active trip designed for those who like to keep their blood pumping while on vacation. The trip includes a 2 day/1 night trek up Chirripo peak, ziplining, whitewater rafting, snorkeling and kayaking! This is perfect for the traveler …
  • 9 days
  • $1895 USD
Passions:
Whitewater Rafting, Beaches, Zip Line, Multisport, Wildlife Watching, Kayaking, Camping
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, San Jose, Pacuare River, Hotel Villas Rio Mar, Pelicano Mountain Lodge
A local fisherman pulls his boat ashore at sunset in Costa Rica
Caribbean Adventure - Bocas Town
This trip combines the first half of our popular Costa Rica tour, Beaches and Rainforest, with the clear blue waters of Panama's idyllic Bocas del Toro Archipelego. Enjoy the riotous rapids of Costa Rica's Pacuare River and three nights at Selva Bananito …
  • 8 days
  • $1850 USD
Passions:
Zip Line, Wildlife Watching, Light Hiking, Snorkeling, Horseback Riding, Beaches, Fishing, Whitewater Rafting
Places:
Central America, Panama, Costa Rica, Selva Bananito, San Jose, Panama City, Bocas del Toro, Pacuare River
Getting ready to take off on a zip line tour!
Beaches & Rainforest
Enjoy this active and varied Costa Rica vacation. Plunge down the whitewater of the Pacaure River, experience the jungle adventures of Selva Bananito, and end with a couple relaxing days on a Caribbean beach.
  • 9 days
  • $1950 USD
Passions:
Whitewater Rafting, Zip Line, Wildlife Watching, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Beaches, Multisport, Light Hiking, Fishing
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, Selva Bananito, San Jose, Cariblue Hotel, Pacuare River
Pelicans hanging out in the ocean
St Martin & the Panama Canal
A transit of the Panama Canal ranks high on the “wish list” of most small ship cruise enthusiasts. But this travel rite of passage is only one of the highlights of this unique itinerary. Embark the Tere Moana in Dutch-flavored St. Maarten, then sail to …
  • 15 days
  • $5345 - $7295 USD
Ship:
Tere Moana
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Spa & Relaxing, Snorkeling, Expedition Cruises
Places:
Caribbean, South America, Central America, Panama, Costa Rica, St. Barth, St. Martin, Colombia, Corcovado, Antigua, …
A baby sea turtle heads for the ocean
Turtles & Rainforest
Turtles! Rainforest! River rafting! The Costa Rica tour begins with a trip to Tortuguero National Park and discovery of the rare nesting grounds the green sea turtle. The journey continues to the Selva Bananito Reserve. The reserve’s 2100 acres of …
  • 8 days
  • $1475 USD
Passions:
Light Hiking, Kayaking, Whitewater Rafting, Beaches, Zip Line, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Central America, Costa Rica, Selva Bananito, San Jose, Tortuguero, Pacuare Nature Reserve, Pacuare River
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