Top 20 Experiences in Puntarenas
Monteverde Rain Forest Night Walk
The Rain Forest Night Walk provide you a fantastic chance to enjoy a nocturnal tropical forest experience, the night time is special time to explore the jungle. Scientists suggest that 80 percent of tropical wildlife is active at night as they take refuge in the dark to avoid potential predators. This activity is a nice opportunity to explore a natural tropical forest with the company of an expert naturalist guide in local wildlife who will share natural history data with scientific data of the area and this unique natural ecosystem in the world. We provide flash lights for the two hours Walk serching for local wild life. We use professional optic gear to be able to observe with details the amazing tropical forest residents This tour provide a good chance to watch animals like, *Two-toed Sloth *Red-eye frog *Side-striped Palm-pit viper *Orange kneed Tarantulas *Kinkajus *Nine-banded Armadillo *Bats *Bio-luminescen mushroom *Anoles *Olingo *Mottled Owl *Sleeping Monkey and more
Tortuga Island Tour with Costa Cat
Costa Cat cruises daily to beautiful Tortuga island from the world class Los Suenos Marina. A short shuttle from Jaco or the surrounding areas and you will be greeted by a complimentary light breakfast onboard prior to departing in comfort across the Gulf of Nicoya in our 55 ft air conditioned catamaran. Upon arrival at the island our guests have the option of going snorkeling or just relaxing under the swaying palms in their beach chairs and enjoying paradise. Next, our world-famous lunch is served, with both vegetarian and vegan options as well as standard Costa Rican fare. The next activities planned are some fun in the water on our banana boat ride, or a nature hike to explore the island and it’s epic sea views from the higher viewpoints of Tortuga Island.
Amazing Mega Zipline (25 lines) over 11 Waterfalls
Feel the adrenaline rush of soaring over 11 different waterfalls on this small-group canopy tour at Adventure Park Costa Rica. Enjoy breathtaking views over the ocean, mountains, and rainforest on 25 zipline cables, the longest in Costa Rica. Led by a professional guides, this tour emphasizes safety and provides all the necessary equipment. Transportation to and from this zipline adventure tour is an available option. Participants must be at least six years old and weigh less than 280 pounds (127 KG).
Monteverde Cloud Forest Tour
This great tour all ways provide a good oportunity to watch allot of the local wild life, specially in a Tropical Cloud Forest . The cloud fores is one of the most beautiful forest on the world. Many of the species are endemic. We can find more than 200 species of plants on one tree. You can learn about the forest and the animals and birds. Will be a wonderful experience with a small group. The idea Whit the small group is provided a very personal service. Also we have the resplendent quetzal.the most beautiful Bird in central America. 2500 different species of plants. 1000 different species of trees. 585 different species of orquídeas. 540 species of birds. And many more.
Small Group Night Walking Tour in Monteverde
At dusk, most the diurnal Fauna look for the best place to rest. But it is also the time when nocturnal creatures begin to appear.
Zipline and Hanging Bridges Combo Tour in Monteverde Cloud Forest
Take a trip out the thick of the rainforest in Monteverde. There are a wide varity of activites to choose from, and our favorites are the extreme ziplining and the famous hanging bridges,. Here you can zipline through the clouds on a course that is 2 miles long and includes a Tarzan swing. After this exhilarating experience and a hearty lunch, take your time and walk through the clouds on the notorious hanging bridges, walking on eight different bridges with various lengths ranging between 150 feet up to 510 feet.
Night Tour in Monteverde
Join our Specialized Naturalist Guides in a Nature Quest. A journey that will take you into the Cloud Forest right after the sun sets in the horizon, and the darkness reveals the magical world few human eyes have ever witnessed. Every day at 6:00 p. m. and for approximately two hours you may experience the magical transformation that occurs within the heart of one of the most biodiversed forests in the world at Ficus Trails. Every day at 8:00 p.m. and for about two hours you can experience the magical transformation that occurs in the heart of one of the most biodiverse forests in the world in Ficus Trails. You are requested to indicate at what time you wish to make the tour. transportation in the Monteverde-Santa Elena area, from 5:45 p.m., depending on how far the tour hotel is. Closed shoes, light poncho, long pants, jacket and camera are highly recommended. There is a maximum group size of 9.
Full Day Excursion to Tortuga Island from Puntarenas
Discover the magic of a dream Island, Tortuga Island. It is located in the Gulf of Nicoya, 12 nautical miles from Puntarenas, Tortuga Island (called Tolinga by the indigenous people) has an area of 120 hectares and remains a protected forest; which has enjoyed the Ecological Blue Flag for more than five years. This distinction is given to beaches in our country that have their waters free of contamination. Due to its geographical characteristics, its waters are turquoise in color and are optimal for swimming. During your stay on the island, you can enjoy and purchase extra activities, such as snorkeling, banana, kayaking, among others.
Corcovado National Park Day Tour
Corcovado National Park is famous for holding 3% of the biodiversity on this side of the planet. Famous for being–the Amazon of Costa Rica, the Corcovado National Park is the largest stronghold of primary forest on a Pacific coastline, and is famous for being “the most biologically intense place on Earth”. It has a flora that adds thousands of species, many of which have a restricted distribution and that have disappeared in other regions, as well as the fauna that stands out because of the diversity of its species, even more so if we consider that a large number figure in the list of those in danger of extinction. Offers a great variety of flora and fauna. They have also discovered unique species of flora here. The virgin forests captivate visitors. It is an ideal place for nature lovers. There are more than 500 species of trees, 140 species of mammals, 367 species of birds, 40 species of freshwater fish and 117 species of amphibians registered in this area.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Guided Tour
What makes the Cloud Forest special is the amount of endemic species found there - plants, birds and eventually mammals.
One day Tour Isla Tortuga with Lunch from Puntarenas
If you want to spend a perfect day under the shade of the palm trees or under the sun, Isla Tortuga is an incredible tour that you will enjoy to the fullest. In addition, its refreshing crystal clear water with turquoise tones will make you enjoy a day at the beach very much.
Puntarenas Shore Excursion: Rainforest Skywalk & Tarcoles River Eco Cruise
Experience the beauty of the rain forest through our Villa Lapas Sky Way walking tour 1.5 miles (2.5 km) in length, and 3 suspended bridges at more than 180 feet above the ground. Each of these bridges is an astonishing 300 feet length, crossing through the very heart of the tropical rainforest. Make yourself one with the jungle. Keep your eyes open to see the numerous bird species, mammals and other varied fauna that call this forest home. The nature walk last about one hour and it includes some areas with some steeps, ups and downs. After enjoy a sample of a tropical ecosystem, enjoy complementary tropical fresh fruits and Ice Tea before to continue our journey to Tarcoles River. The Tarcoles River is home to one of the world’s largest crocodile populations in the wild and they are very easy to admire during our one-hour boat tour. Besides crocodiles, many aquatic bird species, monkeys & scarlet macaws are easy to see. After the tour, return to the pier.
Package | Monteverde Cloud Forest + Curi-Cancha Reserve + Night Hike (Private)
Take advantage about your visit in Monteverde, exploring the most popular Reserves in the area with local experts, avoid crowd groups and enjoy and specialized guided tour. ¡Book it now for an amazing nature experience!
Best of Puntarenas & Highlights 6 in 1 - Private Tour
This tour is the best tour you can take if want to see all of Puntarenas main attractions in one day and in a private basis. Our tour includes some of the highlights of Puntarenas and it is the perfect tour for cruise ship passengers visiting the area by first time. With our personalized service, a private professional tour guide and a driver, explore Villa Lapas Rainforest Reserve and hanging Bridges, Take a boat tour in Tarcoles River and enjoy its rich wildlife including giant crocodiles, monkeys, scarlet macaws, aquatic birds and many more. Later, taste the local flavours and get Costa Rican souvenirs at El Jardin, a beautiful complex where rocking chairs, oxcarts, puffy sloths and many great stuff can be found at one place. During the 2 hours countryside drive, our professional tour guide will share lots of information about our country including culture, economy, education and natural resources. With our tour guides you will fall in love with our beautiful country.
One Day Celestial River from Montverde Round Trip
We guarantee that your experience will be unforgettable, by enjoying the beautiful colors of Rio Celeste. Where, according to local Aboriginal beliefs, it was where their gods washed the brushes after painting the sky.
Private Isla Tortuga Full Day Tour from Puntarenas.
Explore with us the jewels of the Gulf of Nicoya, onboar our sportfishing boats which count with the "healthy puntarenas shield seal" awarded by the Puntarenas Chamber of Tourism. Spend a day at the most beautiful white sand beach with stunning turquoise waters, rest under the shade of the coconut palms in our own spot tasting the best tropical fruits and local lunch. Avoit the crowd and escape from the routine on these paradisiacal islands on a small group or take a private tour with us, take our snorkeling mask and explore with our guide the coral reefs and its colorful fish. In our comfortable boats, we create lasting moments and memories, our certified guides will be with you, also enjoy the company of dolphins during part of your trip and meet a beautiful family of spider monkeys in their natural habitat. This tour, which is all day, offers a lot in one package. Discover the paradise where "EL PURA VIDA" begins! and feel the warmeth.
Puntarenas Shore Excursion: Rainforest Hanging Bridges, Skywalk Tour & Boat Tour
Experience the beauty of the rainforest through our Villa Lapas Sky Way walking tour 1.5 miles (2.5 km) in length, and five suspended bridges at more than 180 feet above the ground. Each of these bridges is an astonishing 300 feet length, crossing through the very heart of the tropical rainforest. This all-ages tour lets you observe the primary and secondary rainforest vegetation. Make yourself one with the jungle. Keep your eyes open to see the numerous bird species, mammals and other varied fauna that call this forest home. The nature walk last about one hour and it includes some areas with some steeps, ups and downs. The end of this rainforest experience is Villa Lapas Eco Hotel, where you will enjoy fresh tropical fruits and Ice Tea. After this great adventure, our tour will continue with a short drive to Tarcoles River. Here you will take a boat tour where you can enjoy the abundant wildlife of the area
10 in 1 Puntarenas Highlights tour
We ensure a personal experience on small group tours, wildlife interaction as alllows by law of Costa Rica which is very into protecting wildlife and agree on that 100%… and deep inclusion to the rain forest ecosystem by profesional nature guides, easy exploration by mostly drive due the average cruise passengers special needs, also premier transportation with a/c, wifi, large reclining and very comfortable seats great leg room, high roof for easy walking to seats in the bus, also we do NOT use more than 80% of the passengers capacity of our tour vans/coaches based our total satisfaction guarantee. With 18 years leading the best experiences we are the local experts and still with a big passion of showing the nicest sights of beautiful Costa Rica, we have earned the certificated of excellence by TripAdvisor since 2011 when they created it till now, the only agency in town with such an award.
Combo Tour Marino Ballena National Park
Guided tour into Marino Ballena National Park, the first National Park created in Costa Rica to protect the marine resources. Live the experience to see species such Humpback Whales on 2 different seasons by year on summer from January to March and the second season from July to November. Also probably to find False-killer Whales, Pacific Spotted and Bottle Nose Dolphins, Turtles; OliveRidley and Blacksea. Within Marino Ballena National Park is located Ballena Island a sanctuary for birds such as Brown Boobies, White Ibis and Pelicans! This tour is offer not just for know about marine species and birds also from our cerfified tour guide you”ll learn about history and culture of the area! On summer time we do snorkeling ,our company provides the equipment! This is a combo tour of snorkeling ,searching for marine wildlife species and visit different areas of the National Park ***Recommendations*** Bring sun cream Extra water Hat Sunglasses Sandals Comfortable clothes or bathing suit
Night Walk in Monteverde
A walk through a private reserve of approximately 2 hours. This is a slow walk ideal to observe the night life of the forest. We will be able to see sloths, night birds, snakes, nocturnal insects, armadillos, tarantulas, scorpions, among others. Each person will be provided with a lamp. Groups of up to 7 people. Enthusiatic and experienced guides with great knowledge of the area. Small groups of up to 7 people in order to provide a more personalized service.