Manuel Antonio Canyoning & Rappelling Adventure

Don’t just walk around Manuel Antonio’s beaches and national park, enjoy adventures in the region’s great outdoors. This canyoning and rappelling excursion takes you outside for a day full of adrenaline. The best part? The whole family can join in the fun! No experience is necessary, and your tour can be adapted to accommodate children 8 years of age and up. There’s no excuse not to book this exciting activity!

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  • Duration: 6 hrs
  • Available Days: Every day
  • Schedule: 7:30 AM, 12:30 PM
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  • Mobile Ticket Included
  • Offered in English, Spanish

Experience Highlights

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Manuel Antonio National Park

From jungle hikes to snorkelling, Manuel Antonio boasts plenty of ways to enjoy the region’s natural beauty. The namesake Manuel Antonio National Park keeps much of the land pristine, ensuring that both wildlife and travellers get to enjoy the scenery. Be as laidback or adventurous as you want — rise and shine for an early birdwatching tour, zip line through a forest canopy, or rappel down the Central Pacific’s largest waterfall…

So What Are Rappelling and Canyoning, Anyway?

Great question! Rappelling is similar to when you descend a wall after rock climbing. When you rappel, special extra thick ropes and other safety equipment allow you to jump from and glide down rock faces, waterfalls, and similar surfaces. So, on this tour, when you’re ‘canyoning or canyoneering’, you’re exploring a canyon via rappelling. In other words, you get to experience wet and rocky vertical surfaces quickly and with added safety as special equipment helps you take the adventurous route from point A to point B.

You’ll Love This Experience Because…

It’s 5 and 1/2-hours of pure adventure. Even your transportation is part safari ride! Between opportunities to spot wildlife, explore the jungle, and be dwarfed by majestic waterfalls, it’s hard to grow bored on this tour — never mind your primary adventure! Speaking of, this is everything you’re going to do on your amazing tour:

  • 1 Canyon Rappel (your baby step into this activity)
  • 1 Monkey Drop (prepare to free-fall into a deep river pool)
  • 1 Monkey Drop (your world is literally about to be turned upside down)
  • 3 Waterfall Rappels (this includes the Central Pacific’s largest waterfall)
  • Challenge Bridge (test yourself)
  • Rappel of a Challenge Bridge (adventure on top of adventure)
  • Natural Swimming Pools (go for a dip)
  • Suspension Bridge 127 (the longest and highest in Central Pacific)
  • Beautiful Hiking Trails (take a scenic walk)

So much to do, so much to see. On top of this, you’ll also be accompanied by bilingual guides who will explain the region’s history and point things out as you make your way through nature. You’re sure to work up an appetite over nearly 6-hours of adventure, so a delicious Costa Rican lunch is included. In addition to professional, experienced guides and well-checked safety equipment, there are safety exit trails at each station.

Live A More Adventurous Life

This vacation, go big with this amazing outdoor expedition. Remember, it’s great for beginners and can even be suited to the needs of children 8-years-old and up. What are you waiting for? Discover just how adventurous you can be when you add Canyoning & Rappelling in Manuel Antonio to your Costa Rica travel itinerary. Excitement is a click away!

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

Change of clothes, swim apparel, water-friendly outdoor shoes, a towel.

What's included

Round trip transportation, bilingual professional guide, safety equipment, a bottle of water, lunch, lots of adventure.

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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