Guided Tour of Manuel Antonio National Park

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 (3.2 km) hike. There will be plenty of photo opportunities, and snacks!

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  • Duration: 5 hrs
  • Available Days: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Schedule: 6:30 AM
  • Hotel Transport Included
  • Mobile Ticket Included
  • Offered in English, Spanish

Experience Highlights

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Manuel Antonio National Park

Please Note: This tour is only available to travelers departing from Jaco, Hermosa, Herradura, and Esterillos. Manuel Antonio National Park is closed on Mondays.

A safe haven for a variety of endangered species, Manuel Antonio National Park is 1,700 acres (683 hectares) of natural beauty – and that’s just on land! Off the beaches, there’s an additional 136,000 acres of protected ocean (55,000 marine hectares). The park is a favorite of birds, coatimundis, monkeys, reptiles, sloths, and more.

Your guided hike will show you a little bit of everything the park has to offer. You’ll spend most of your time exploring the forest as you search for animals and observe a stunning amount of plants. A 20-minute break at the beach lets you enjoy the sound of the ocean, the salty sea air, and maybe even a chance to peek into tide pools.

One very special feature of this tour is the Pentax and Swarovski telescopes they guides have. They can show you how to use these to zoom in on animals and the photos you take.

Book this tour today and add outdoor adventure and educational fun to your vacation in Costa Rica.

Attraction Visited

Manuel Antonio National Park

Created in 1972 to preserve the richness of the forest and the idyllic beaches, Manuel Antonio is home to many of Costa Rica's endangered species. Don't let the size fool you, the smallest of Costa Rica's National Parks, which encompasses almost 1,700 acres of land (683 terrestrial hectares) and 136,000 acres of ocean (55,000 marine hectares), is regarded as one of its best.

Manuel Antonio National Park

What to Bring

Camera, sun cream, sunglasses, and hiking shoes. A beach towel and bathing suit are optional.

What's included

Roundtrip transportation to and from your hotel in Jaco, Hermosa, Herradura, or Esterillos; bilingual guide; park entrance fee; snack at end of tour.

Transportation

Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “More Time and Rates” for full details.

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