The best tours in Puerto Viejo de Limon, Costa Rica offer a little bit of everything – surfing lessons, cultural exchanges at indigenous reserves, jungle canopy excursions, multi-day river adventures, and chocolate tours. Spend time in nature getting your adrenaline fix or simply enjoying the peace and quiet (save for the songs of wildlife). This vacation, get the balance your life needs.
15 Things to Do in Puerto viejo de limon
The Full-Day Jungle Adventure in a south Caribbean rainforest offers the unforgettable thrills of hiking and canyoneering through the jungle. On this tour, you'll rappel down trees and waterfalls, swim in natural pools, tour the jungle canopy, and go for a ride on a Tarzan swing.
6 hrsFrom $98
See the beauty of Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast on this horseback tour that explores both the jungle and the beach. You’ll see an abundance of wildlife, with a guide who can help you spot animals peeping out from among the jungle leaves. Best of all, the horses that you’ll meet on this trip are easygoing rescues who get to graze freely whenever they aren’t giving tours.
3 hrsFrom $88
On Your Own: Take a self-guided tour to Gandoca Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge. Pay a small entrance fee, hike, and spend the day swimming and watching the monkeys. We suggest going early to see the most wildlife and to beat the crowds.
3 hrsFrom $0
On this tour, you’ll get to see animals as well as meet animal trainers that have extensive experience with jungle wildlife. This isn’t a zoo, but a place where you can see animals in the wild, with monkeys and birds chattering away in the trees. As you walk around the property, your guide will provide you with tips for approaching animals.
2 hrsFrom $26
This multi-activity adventure will have you exploring Costa Rica across land and sea. You'll kayak, hike, and have opportunities to swim and play on the beach. Along the way you'll see wildlife and enjoy refreshments. A full and fun afternoon is ahead of you!
5 hrsFrom $57
The Watsi Bribri people lived in Costa Rica long before the Spanish arrived. On a visit to the foothills of the Talamanca Mountains, you’ll have the chance to meet the modern-day Bribri and learn about their pre-Columbian culture.
6 hrsFrom $82
Cahuita National Park has spectacular, clear water during the dry season, with lots of marine wildlife for you to meet. This park only allows you to go snorkeling under the supervision of a guide, which helps keep the environment in tip-top shape and the water uncrowded. Sea turtles are one of the highlights of this tour, but you’ll also be able to see sea sponges, mollusks, dolphins, sharks, and lobsters.
3 hrsFrom $94
The Full Day Tour to Veragua Rainforest includes a Rainforest Tram, Trail of the Giants, Puma Waterfall trail, and a visit to the INBio research station. Visitors to Veragua will have the opportunity to learn from naturalist guides about the rainforest's biodiversity.
7 hrsFrom $71
Why not experience one of the most gorgeous river rafting trips in the world on the Pacuare River. It lives in the lush valley of Turrialba in the Central Valley of Costa Rica known for its exuberant beauty, wildlife and great rapids. This trip is excellent for those 14 years and up and for the adventurous beginner to the experienced rafter.
12 hrsFrom $132
Beyond an outstanding multi day rafting excursion this 4 day journey allows visitors to partake in a variety of nature and adventure activities within the Pacuare River Valley including rafting, canopy tour, hiking as well as education about community conservation efforts.
12 hrsFrom $528
- Elliot H.
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