Craving a beach adventure, but don't want to spend all of your time on the beach? Welcome to the top things to do in Jaco, Costa Rica! You can bask in the sunlight when you choose, enjoy dinners in town, and spend your days going on adventure after adventure. Sail down estuaries and on the open sea. Go on jungle excursions through the treetops. Be brave for your crocodile safari, and more!
32 Things to Do in Jaco hermosa heradura
The Carara National Park is situated between Amazonian and Mesoamerican habitats, placing it within a transition zone that harbors a unique blend of flora and fauna. During this tour, participants will be able to explore the park’s trails and get a look at the plants and creatures that call it home.
5 hrsFrom $82
This all in one adventure combines an aerial tram ride, zip line excursion, and ATV tour for an amazing day! Sample a variety of Jaco, Costa Rica's beautiful scenery and have a great time doing it. The Explosion of Adventure Tranopy + ATV Tour is just the right amount of rugged excitement. Rediscover the fun of the great outdoors.
6 hrsFrom $122
Make your way through Manuel Antonio National Park’s emerald rainforests and soft, sandy beaches on a guided tour. Learn about the region’s plants and animals as you soak up the beauty of nature on this 2 mile hike. There will be plenty of photo opportunities, and snacks!
5 hrsFrom $98
Try some of the most exciting adventures that Jacó has to offer on this adrenaline-pumping tour. This tour keeps your entertained with fun-filled activities in one of Costa Rica’s most vibrant rainforests. Along the way, your naturalist guide will point out native animals and birds.
5 hrsFrom $101
If you came to Costa Rica for adventure and excitement then this tour is for you! Enjoy waterfalls, canyons, adrenaline rushes and the beauty of nature as you explore the jungle by hiking, zip lining, swimming, cliff jumping, and rappelling. This rainforest adventure is perfect if you want to combine a nature excursion with awesome activities.
5 hrsFrom $101
Take this tour to get a little bit of everything in your canopy adventure. This obstacle course is designed to get your adrenaline pumping with free-falls and exhilarating scrambles through the trees.
4 hrsFrom $113
The traditional route between Jaco and Montezuma requires zig-zagging up the coast and taking a slow boat across the golf in total time about 3 to 4 hours. But thankfully there is an alternative — take a boat straight across the gulf in less than an hour.
2 hrsFrom $46
This tour will take you through the wild landscape of coastal Costa Rica. You’ll get to see the romantic greenery of a hacienda, and go boating down the brackish waters of the Tárcoles River. Along the way you’ll see rare animals, including one species in particular that comes equipped with an impressive set of teeth.
7 hrsFrom $98
Tour one of Costa Rica’s most stunning national parks on the Manuel Antonio National Park hike. An experienced guide, while taking you through this natural world of wonder that is bursting with biodiversity, will point out several species of monkeys, sloths, coatimundis and much more.
5 hrsFrom $57
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