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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

Terms & Conditions

All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking.  Errors or omissions may occur on the above information with no guarantee of being honoured. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes non-refundable $30 per adult Booking Management Fee. $50 per adult cancellation fee. Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method.Please note there maybe a tax increase when FREE connectors are added with Air Canada Vacations. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287