The Explorer

On The Explorer tour, you’ll get to explore the waterfalls in the forests of Jacó. This tour will take you to an area that resonates with the rushing water of 10 waterfalls. You’ll get the chance to hike the trails and swim in the natural pools.

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  • Duration: 4 hrs
  • Available Days: Every day
  • Schedule: 7:00 AM, 1:00 PM
  • Hotel Transport Included
  • Mobile Ticket Included
  • Offered in English, Spanish

Experience Highlights

Nature Walk

Your tour will begin with a trip in a 4x4 over rugged terrain. On the way, you’ll get to see the local flora and fauna, with a guide who can give you information about the scenery. Then you’ll get to take a relatively easy hike along the river toward the falls.

Eventually, you’ll arrive at a cluster of 10 waterfalls. These cascades flow into a single stream and plummet into a blue-green plunge pool. Here you can traipse between the streams that feed into the waterfalls. You can even jump from the top of one of the 20-foot (6-m) waterfalls into the water. At the bottom, you can swim under the cascades and feel the full force of the waterfalls.

What to Bring

Camera, bottled water, waterproof bag, and comfortable waterproof shoes (preferably water shoes or crocs).

What's included

Tour guide and transportation in a 4x4, breakfast or lunch.

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.

Traveler Comments

The Explorer waterfall hike was a fun outing for our family. The guide was super friendly and nice and made the trip. My teen sons really enjoyed the 4x4 drive and we were lucky to have another family with teens in our group. The waterfalls themselves, although very pretty, were not as big and impressive as I had hoped. But, we had a fun time and took some great pictures. The jumps from the platforms at 25 and 50 feet were super fun for the boys!

- JENNIFER T, DEC 2019

Easy pick up and amazing ride through the mountain!

- KAITLIN R, FEB 2018
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