Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica Tours and Activities
Are you interested in teaching environmental education to Costa Rican schoolchildren? Volunteers for this project develop and then implement a curriculum for environmental education in Costa Rican elementary schools. This position requires strong motivation and independence, as well as a solid grasp of Spanish.
This 2-hour butterfly farm tour offers an in-depth look at this colorful insect’s life cycle. You can climb up the main enclosure’s treehouse platforms to look for pupas, butterfly eggs, and caterpillars. Next, you’ll head to the classroom to learn more about butterfly breeding. A trip to the butterfly farm is ideal for small groups or couples who are interested in an educational nature tour.
Take a horseback ride through the wild terrain of the Osa Peninsula — the rainforest, grassy meadows, hills, and rocky Pacific beaches. Your guide will introduce you to the local cowboy culture, and help you keep an eye out for wildlife.