23 Things to Do
If your time in the Arenal area is limited, or you just like to fit all the action you can into one day, the 4 in 1 Arenal Combo Tour is exactly what you are looking for. This all day, all inclusive outing will introduce you to the best Arenal has to offer including the Penas Blancas River, La Fortuna waterfall, Arenal Volcano National Park and the Tabacon Hot Springs.
13 hrsFrom $277
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.
5 hrsFrom $82
Diamante Eco Adventure Park is in Costa Rica’s rural Guanacaste region. Guanacaste is known for its rainforests and beaches, and colorful wildlife. This park is committed to eco-tourism and works hard to make sure the local plants and animals stay healthy.
2 hrsFrom $43
This tour offers travelers an excellent opportunity to explore some of the best attractions in the Arenal area. It includes a safari float along the Peñas Blancas River, a visit to the La Fortuna Waterfall, and a hike in the Arenal Volcano National Park.
10 hrsFrom $185
This 3-in-1 tour gives visitors a taste of the incredible scenery surrounding the Arenal Volcano. You’ll go on a safari float, stroll to the La Fortuna waterfall, and take a tour of a chocolate plantation.
9 hrsFrom $185
The Caño Negro is the most scenic part of the Río Frío, flowing through wetlands that teem with fascinating species. This tour takes place in a boat with an electromotor, which allows the boat to make its way down the river in silence, optimizing your chances of seeing lots of wildlife. Your guide will be happy to help you get as close as possible to the animals for the chance to take stunning pictures.
9 hrsFrom $91
Corcovado National Park’s Sirena Station tour offers you a wildlife filled adventure. As you explore the park’s trail system, you will have the opportunity to observe countless forms of wildlife—including over 400 species of birds, all four Costa Rican monkey species, and 10 percent of the mammals within the Americas.
8 hrsFrom $108
This tour begins a 7:00 AM pickup from your hotel. With your early morning start, you’ll have the best chance for seeing animals in the wild. This tour takes you on a safari float and a hike that crosses suspension bridges through the canopy.
8 hrsFrom $144
This safari float is a half-day adventure that combines rafting down a calm river with a wildlife expedition. Floating along means that you don’t need a noisy motorboat, making this tour ideal for spotting the most wildlife possible. This exciting excursion comes with a delicious bonus — a chocolate tour!
4 hrsFrom $69
The transition from day to night in the tropical rainforest is a powerful shift, and when most mammals become active. This Twilight Safari Float offers a unique perspective as guests will meander along the Penas Blancas river accompanied by bilingual naturalist guides that help to identify the sounds and sights of the nocturnal rainforest.
3 hrsFrom $65
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.
2 hrsFrom $67
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