Glide straight into the core of the Costa Rican experience and hit three of the country’s hot spots in a kayak. Beginners and more experienced kayakers are welcome — for the nature lover, the scenery’s the point, not the sweat! Get really wild at Lake Arenal, the centre of adventure sports like paddleboarding, then cruise through the canals of Tortuguero in search of monkeys and sloths. Experience lush greenery and Caribbean flavour from a whole different level when you kayak Costa Rica.
- 8 night guided adventure
- Accommodation: Hotels (5 nts), cottages (1 nt, multi-share), jungle lodge (2 nts).
- 10 meals: 3 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners (allow US$250-325 for meals not included)
- Arenal Stand-Up Paddle and Kayak Combo
- Sarapiquí Guided River Kayak Excursion on Cuarto River
- Tortuguero Guided Kayak Excursion wuth wildlife viewing through the canals
- Visit to the town of Tortuguero
- Free time in La Fortuna
- Transport between destinations and to/from included activities
- Airport pick up & drop off
|January 8, 2022-April 29, 2023||from $1349|
|My own Room||from $391|
|Rates are total including tax|
Roundtrip airfare to San Jose additional but can be added if available
Minimum age for this package is 12+. There are other family tours we can offer if you are travelling with kids
Day 1: San José
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfers included
Day 2: San José – La Fortun
Travel from San José to La Fortuna, and opt to swim at a local swimming hole at the base of a waterfall during free time in the afternoon.
Day 3: La Fortuna
Take to the water and enjoy an included combo kayaking and stand-up paddle board session on Lake Arenal. Enjoy a free afternoon, and opt to go rafting, waterfall rappelling, or take a dip in therapeutic hot springs.
Day 4: La Fortuna
Enjoy a free day for adrenaline-fueled optionals such as whitewater rafting on Class III and IV rapids, waterfall rappelling or mountain biking. Or take it easy with some bird watching in Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge by boat or a massage in town.
Day 5: La Fortuna – Sarapiquí (L/D)
Travel to Sarapiquí and to the tranquil Cuarto River. Hop into kayaks and cruise downstream. The calm waters are perfect for birdwatching and wildlife spotting in the forest canopy.
Day 6: Sarapiquí – Tortuguero (B/L/D)
Travel east towards the Caribbean coast, then transfer to a boat and motor through canals to arrive in Tortuguero at the jungle-lined coast of Costa Rica. After arrival, enjoy a visit to the town of Tortuguero.
Day 7: Tortuguero (B/L/D)
Enjoy an included guided kayaking excursions this morning, followed by free time in the afternoon. Opt for a nighttime excursion to look for nesting sea turtles laying eggs when it is turtle season.
Day 8: Tortuguero (B/L)
Return to San José for an optional final night out with the group.
Day 9: Tortuguero – San José
Transfer to the airport