Manuel Antonio Tours and Activities

The Titi Canopy Tour offers an exciting and safe way to explore the primary and secondary rainforest near Manuel Antonio National Park. The environment here is similar, with a staggering variety of trees, birds, and monkeys.
Enjoy a day in the sun on board Calypso's 71 food state of the Catamaran Mantaraya. Sit in one of the fresh water deck pools or lie on one of the giant nets overlooking the ocean while cruising the calm waters of the Gulf of Nicoya on your way to the beautiful white sand palm studded beach of Tortuga Island.
The Damas Island estuary is just fifteen minutes outside of Manuel Antonio. Mangroves are born where ocean waters meet fresh water rivers, creating an underwater rooting system amongst the trees.
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.
Come explore the beautiful Tortuga Island on this full-day tour. You'll enjoy lovely landscapes, tasty meals, and fun activities like swimming, snorkeling, and volleyball.
On this tour, you’ll see the Nauyaca Waterfalls, with its two tiers and beautiful pool for swimming and exploring. This is especially fun for younger travelers, with lots of opportunities to scramble around the rocks.
Take a half-day trip into the jungle outside of Dominical to see the tumbling cascade of Nauyaca Waterfall, which has two separate falls that have a combined height of 200 feet (61 m). This half-day trip includes a picnic lunch and a quick walk to the falls (most hikes to the falls take two hours, but the guide knows a shorter way).
Ever wanted to fly through the air like Superman? If so, here’s your chance. During this tour, participants connect to a double-cabled, 0.6-mile (1-km) line and fly superman-style over a working teak farm. It’s exhilarating and unlike anything you’ve ever experienced.
Fly through the upper reaches of the jungle on this exciting canopy your. Set just outside Quepos, this zipline is one of the longest and safest in the area—it has double-cabled lines and includes 10 lines, 2 rappels and 15 platforms.
This tour takes you down some of Savegre River’s exciting Class II rapids in an inner tube. You’ll find this section of the river brisk, but not too fast for comfortable tubing.
The jungle is a noisy place at night. You can get closer to the source of all that nighttime music at a wildlife refuge called Si Como No. Take the nighttime tour of the amphibian gardens to see reptiles, toads, insects, and tree frogs in their nocturnal habitat.
Costa Rica’s rainforests are natural theme parks. On this tour you’ll go canyoneering in the San Antonio de Damas rainforest, which is just outside of the Manuel Antonio National Park. Waterfalls, canyons, and a river await in a rainforest bursting with exotic wildlife.
This combination nature and adventure tour combines the slow pace and beautiful views of the rain forest via the Aerial Tram as well as the heart pumping excitement of flying through the canopy on zip lines.
This guided hike through the rainforest is an educational experience. Manuel Antonio is a tropical rainforest with lots of rare species for you to discover. Your will be an eye in the sky with the Canopy walk once you reach the top of the mountain. On this 4-hour trek you’ll get to look for birds, anteaters, and monkeys.
This is a four-hour activity that takes place in a canyon that is nestled in the rainforest of Manuel Antonio National Park. You don’t have to have experience – this is a high-energy activity, but people of all fitness levels can participate.
Imagine yourself gliding along a canopy zip line high above the rainforest - the thrill, the adrenalin, the extraordinary views! This, along with an exciting tour through a butterfly garden and serpentarium, is what you'll experience on a trip to the Canopy Safari. Located approximately 45 minutes from Manuel Antonio, in the Peso Real area, Canopy Safari is a true experience in adventure and excitement.
The Savegre River, one of the most pristine rivers in the country and surrounded by lush vegetation and meandering waters, features class II and III rapids that are perfect for beginner rafters.
Start your engines and get ready for an adventure. During this tour, you’ll drive ATVs through primary and secondary rainforest in the Manuel Antonio area.
Mulguri provides visitors with a pristine piece of the jungle, where visitors can swim and experience the beauty of the natural environment. This property has four waterfalls which all have stunning cascades all year round.
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.
Climb onto a sturdy ATV for a rollicking 3.5-hour tour of the Manuel Antonio landscape. You'll have a professional bilingual guide along for the ride, and they can help you appreciate the natural beauty on this safe and exhilarating tour.
On this tour you’ll experience the swift waters of Costa Rica’s powerful Savegre River. This river goes past waterfalls and canyons, as well as miles of preserved rainforest. These are Class III rapids, which are considered an intermediate level for rafters.
This kayaking tour will take you to the waters that surround Damas Island, off the coast of Manuel Antonio National Park. When you tour this area you’ll get to see estuaries and mangroves, and paddle up the inland canals. Your group can set the pace for this tour, and no experience kayaking is necessary.
The Damas Estuary Boat Trip takes you on a covered boat tour through the complex and beautiful estuaries and mangroves surrounding Damas Island. Damas Island got its name because it is said that the shape of the island resembles a woman.
The Manuel Antonio Catamaran Tour is available in both Morning and Afternoon-Sunset tour full of beautiful views and marine exploration along the stunning pacific waters of Manuel Antonio.
This surfing lesson offers you the chance to get up and ride waves along the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. The instructors are very friendly and patient, and do a good job making surfers of all ages and abilities feel comfortable in the water.
Set just outside Manuel Antonio and Quepos, the Villa Vanilla Spice Plantation grows an assortment of spices, medicinal plants, and exotic fruits. On this half-day tour you’ll explore the plantation and experience how vanilla is grown, harvested, and cooked with.
Experience the jungle in a whole new light, without any! The Night Jungle Tour is a unique and exciting journey. If you feel you have seen everything the rainforest has to offer, this is the perfect trip to change your perspective.
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.
The ocean off the coast of Manuel Antonio National Park is known for its reefs and calm waters that allow for easy snorkeling. Snorkelers that take the plunge here will get to see giant schools of tropical fish. Probably the most talked-about species is the bright, neon-colored parrotfish. These fish nibble on the reef and are an essential component of the reef’s ecosystem.
The Pacific coast of Costa Rica offers world class sport fishing for all ranges of fishermen, including novices and avid fisherman. The beauty and excitement of a day on the Pacific is hard to beat.
Centrally located on Costa Rica's Pacific coast, Manuel Antonio is a premier destination for experiencing all of the country's charms in just one place. Flaunting first rate beaches, Costa Rica's most visited national park, a diverse array of wildlife and lush tropical forests, there is little that Manuel Antonio doesn't offer. The crystalline waters of the Pacific, bustling with marine wildlife, are no exception.
Learn how to recreate Costa Rican dishes in your own kitchen. What you cook will depend on the season, but you can expect to make a nice spread of Costa Rican classics.
Damas Island is just off the coast of Manual Antonio National Park, and mangrove forest lines Damas Island's coast. For this tour you will board a high-tech motorboat and glide past mangroves, and eventually reach a good place to go fishing.
Off the coast of Manuel Antonio you can find huge fish that make excellent trophies. You can find several species of Marlin in the area, as well as dorado, yellow fin tuna, sailfish, and wahoo.
Take this half-day ocean adventure to make sure you don’t miss the best parts of Costa Rica’s Pacific coast. You can tailor this tour to make it as adventurous or as relaxing as you prefer.
This tour takes you away from the usual tourist attractions around Manuel Antonio. Take the whole family (or your favorite adventure crew) to see some of the prettiest jungle waterfalls in the area.
This animal sanctuary began with two 9-year-old girls selling crafts in an effort to raise money for rainforest preservation. Janine Licare and Aislin Livingstone’s project has expanded into a preserve that saves over 150 animals each year. On a trip to this preserve, you can expect to see 5 species of monkey, parrots, and sloths.
This tour is a full-on adventure through the wild scenery of Manuel Antonio. You’ll see a ton of wildlife as you paddle, jump, and swim through the jungle. Get away from the crowds and experience parts of Costa Rica that typically only locals get to see.
This private tour combines a fun variety of ocean activities aboard a yacht. You can make this trip quite active with kayaking and paddle boarding, or choose to spend your afternoon lounging and swimming.