Nauyaca Waterfalls Tour

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.

from $ 142

Free cancellation

up to 3 days in advance

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  • Duration: 6 hrs
  • Available Days: Every day
  • Schedule: 9:00 AM, 12:00 PM
  • Hotel Transport Included
  • Free cancellation up to 3 days prior
  • Mobile Ticket Included
  • Offered in English, Spanish

Experience Highlights

Nature Walk

Your tour begins with a 45-minute hike through the colorful jungle. There’s an incredible tumble of a cascade that plummets 80 feet (24 m) into the plunge pool. Follow your guide to make a splash from ledges that are 7 feet (2 m), 25 feet (7 m), and 33 feet (10 m) above the water.

The tour spends about 90 minutes at the base of the waterfall. Afterward, you’ll ascend to the upper level of the Nauyaca Waterfall, which is an even more staggering sight — at 190 feet (58 m), its plunge into into the water is truly breathtaking. You’ll admire the falls for about 45 minutes and then begin the hike back down to the trailhead. At the conclusion of the tour, you’ll stop at a rustic restaurant called Sancho’s for lunch.

What to Bring

Sturdy water shoes (not flip flops) or sneakers you're ok getting wet, camera, towel, sunscreen, bug spray, and an extra set of dry clothes.

What's included

Guided tour, transportation, equipment, lunch, water, snacks, and a fruit drink.


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

Great group and tour!

- JACKIE L, MAY 2019

Although it is a hot and humid hike, it's worth it because the falls are beautiful and you can swim around in the area and it's quite refreshing.

- KRISTI M, APR 2019
On this tour, you’ll see the Nauyaca Waterfalls, with its two tiers and beautiful pool for swimming and exploring.Nauyaca Waterfalls Tour10

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