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Sea kayaking in Costa Rica's warm tropical waters are a treat for paddlers of all levels. Paddle through biodiverse mangrove forests and under rich rainforest canopy with birds and monkeys calling overhead. Paddling the crystal clear blue waters of the Caribbean, the Pacific or a flatwater tropical river, you may see a green sea turtle or with a little luck caimans. Paddle Cahuita National Park on our Beaches & Rainforest tour. Explore the Pacific's Ballena National Park on our Discover Costa Rica tourCosta Rica Multisport tour, or paddle southern Costa Rica's Corcovado National Park and Golfo DulceContact one of Adventure Life's Costa Rica adventure travel specialists for help choosing the perfect kayaking trip to Costa Rica.

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Highlights & Kayaking Destinations
  • Kayak the Paquita River to Damas Island. En route, you'll see numerous bird species, snakes, ant eaters and white faced monkeys. You may also see heron species, kingfishers, ospreys, frigots and migratory birds.
  • Kayak in the Caribbean- Cahuita National Park. With the largest coral reef system in Costa Rica, you will have the chance to see a large array of colorful tropical fish, sting rays and possibly a reef shark or two. 
  • Kayak in the Pacific. You are equipped with snorkel gear so that you can jump off your kayak and browse the underwater world as you like.
  • From Bisanz Beach, you'll likely see whales or dolphins. 
  • Explore Corcovado's rich rainforest from kayaks.
  • Kayak the mangrove colonies of Terraba Sierpe Mangrove Swamps near the Sierpe River.
  • Ballena National Park sea kayaking & snorkeling.

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