Costa Rica Experiences

Go beyond travel to immerse yourself in the beauty, adventure and excursions in Costa Rica. Our Journese experts have handselected the finest activities available, so you can make the most of your journey. To ensure access to your desired activities, please book in advance through your travel advisor.

Costa Rica Adventures


Arenal 4 in 1: Hanging Bridges or Safari Float, Waterfall & The Springs | Experience it all as you cross hanging bridges, hike to the base of Arenal Volcano, visit La Fortuna waterfalls, and The Springs Resort and Spa for a relaxing hot springs soak. Plus, enjoy lunch, snacks and dinner. | $247/S | $336/P | Arenal | FD, M, T

Arenal Hanging Bridges | Located in 617 acres of La Fortuna, cross 15 hanging bridges wandering through the rainforest, with sights of the volcano and colorful flora and fauna. | $68/S | $150/P | Arenal | HD, T

Arenal Volcano by Night with Baldi Hot Springs | Explore diverse ecosystems on a gentle volcano hike with lunch and soak in the hot springs before dinner and an evening lava display. | $118/S, Arenal | $132/S, $260/P, Guanacaste | $130/S, San José | FD, M, T

Arenal Volcano & The Springs | Hike along the base of the volcano, then relax in soothing hot springs 1,000 feet above Arenal Valley, savoring unparalleled views of the volcano, valley and neighboring towns. | $150/S | $219/P | Arenal | HD, M T

Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge | Explore the refuge and Rio Frío - rich in biological diversity. Relax in a motorboat safari from Los Chiles Village, three miles from Nicaragua’s border, and discover the rainforest’s monkeys, sloths and turtles. | $78/S | $278/P | Arenal | FD, M, T

Canopy Zipline Excursion | Invigorate your senses with a thrilling zipline adventure, delight in the rainforest’s varied splendor as you enjoy a short hike, then soar through the magnificent trees. | $72/S, Jacó | $58/S, $125/P, Guanacaste | $75/S, Manuel Antonio | $45/S, $107/P, Monteverde | $94/S, Puntarenas | HD, T, 6+

Carara Biological Reserve | The uniquely dry rainforest features clear undergrowth for easy viewing. Enjoy a walking excursion through the lush vegetation, exploring intricate trails under the canopy of giant trees. | $65/S, $236/P, Jacó, HD, T | $163/Puntarenas, FD, M, T

Catamaran Adventure | Set sail aboard a catamaran, boasting special access to secluded beaches and snorkeling locations. Watch for dolphins, snorkel with sea turtles and color fish. | $132/S, Jacó | $89/S, $175/P, Guanacaste | $95/S, Manuel Antonio | HD, M, T

Doka Coffee Estate, Poás Volcano & La Paz Waterfall | This threewonder expedition introduces you to ancient techniques at Doka Coffee Estate, then Poás Volcano’s massive crater. Then, visit La Paz Waterfall to view the unique wildlife. | 125/S | $248/P | San José | FD, M, T

Mangrove Damas Island by Kayak | Learn the wonders of the mangrove ecosystem as you kayak past white-faced monkeys, anteaters and snakes. Journey across the water under a tunnel of tree canopies. Plus enjoy your choice of lunch or dinner. | $69/S | $199/P | Manuel Antonio | HD, M, T

Manuel Antonio National Park | Stunning beauty awaits you on this fascinating walk with a professional guide. Discover birds, orchids, and magnificent flora and fauna. | $109/S, Jaco, HD, M, T | $60/S, $162/P, Manuel Antonio, HD, T | $163/S, Puntarenas, FD, M, T

Monteverde Reserve Exploration | Famous for its unique ecology and beautiful waterfalls and wildlife, cross suspension bridges viewing the cloud forest, then visit a butterfly farm. | $298/S Arenal | $135/S, $260/P, Guanacaste | $95/S, $145/P, Monteverde | FD, M, T

Pure Trek Canyoning | Energize yourself with an exciting rappelling adventure. Keep an eye out for unique wildlife as you hike through the rainforest; then rappel down four waterfalls and a rock cliff, in a fun adrenaline-filled experience. | $123/S | $206/P | Arenal | HD, M, T

Palo Verde National Park | Discover unique wetlands and tropical dry forest with this relaxing jungle boat cruise. Enjoy an in-depth look at Palo Verde’s animated rainforest, boasting monkeys, sloths, crocodiles and multi-colored birds. | $76/S | $190/P | Guanacaste | HD, T

River Float & Jaguar Foundation | Explore verdant landscapes as you float by raft down the Tenorio or Corobicí River, spotting exotic flora, monkeys, iguanas and other wildlife. After lunch, visit a rescue center to meet large wild cats. | $100/S | $205/P | Guanacaste | FD, M, T

Sky Tram & Sky Trek | Travel though the rainforest by aerial tram to Miguel Angel Observatory for spectacular views, then soar over the rainforest on a 3,280-foot zipline adventure, admiring Costa Rica’s lush beauty. | $119/S | $176/P | Arenal | HD, T

Sky Walk | Breathe in the freshness of Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve as you cross suspension bridges and stroll along luxuriant trails, learning about native plant life and animals. | $50/S, $88/P, Monteverde | $100/S, Guanacaste | HD, T

White Water Rafting Savegre | Wild and untamed, experience the exhilarating Savegre River on a whitewater adventure. Plunge through spectacular waters on class II-IV rapids, exploring some of the world’s finest tropical rivers and scenery. | $135/S, Jacó | $102/S, $302/P, Manuel Antonio | $191/S, Puntarenas | FD, M, T

White Water Rafting Pacuare River | Enjoy this adrenaline-filled adventure on Pacuare River with an 18-mile whitewater rafting journey along class II-IV rapids, plus a leisurely float past waterfalls, toucans, parrots and more. | $120/S | $365/P | San José | FD, M, T, 13+


Arenal Safari & Tabacon | This 4 in 1 adventure begins floating down the Peñas Blancas River, followed by hiking the base of La Fortuna before lunch. Then hike at Arenal Park and swim Tabacon Springs. | $256 | Arenal | FD, M, T

Arenal Volcano Hike | With an indigenous name meaning “Window of the Wind,” stroll over recent lava flows and landscapes regenerating from the 1968 eruption, and experience superb views of this worldfamous volcano. | $70/S | Arenal | HD, T

ATV Adventure | Board a semi-automatic Honda 250 ATV and ride through the forest, pastures and mountain trails or muddy river bed areas of the Canton of Santa Cruz. | $75 | Guanacaste | HD, T

Bird Watching | Ideal for avian aficionados, hike the lush trails of Monteverde Cloud Forest, home to more than 350 unique bird species including toucans, quetzals and hummingbirds. | $195/FD | $148/HD | Monteverde, T

Doka Estate & Oxcart Factory | Discover the intricacies of coffee production, from seed to cup at Doka Estate, then witness the oxcart craftsmanship, a symbol of national pride. | $52 | San José | HD, M, T

Horseback Riding | Uncover the exotic secrets of the rainforest as you ride mountain trails with views of the valley, verdant landscapes, waterfalls and wildlife. | $77/Arenal | $116/Jacó | $69/ Manuel Antonio | $57/Monteverde | HD, T, 6+

Liberia City Experience | Known as the “White City” due to its white adobe houses, white roads and locals wearing white, tour historic sights, visiting shops along the way. | $38 | Guanacaste | HD, T

Kayak on Arenal Lake | With breathtaking views of Arenal volcano, experience the beautiful flora and fauna as you gently paddle your kayak in Costa Rica’s largest lake. | $60 | Arenal | HD, T

Nature Combination: Corobici River Float & Tenorio Sky Walk | Cross the rainforest treetops on the suspension bridges of Tenorio Volcano, then float lazily down the Corobici River on this eco-adventure tour. | $142 | Guanacaste | FD, M, T

Palo Verde & Coffee Experience | Watch for crocodiles, monkeys and iguanas on a relaxing wetland jungle cruise and visit The Beneficio Matambú to sip and learn production of Diria Coffee. | $132 | Guanacaste | HD, M, T

Páos Volcano | Discover fern, flower, and strawberry farms, and savor central valley views as you ascend the 9,000-foot peak to this active main crater and its sulfur fumaroles. | $62 | San José | HD, T

Rincon de la Vieja National Park | Hike one of the country’s most active volcanoes, with sights of fumarole activity, bubbling water lagoons, steamy sulfur ponds and more by this sleeping giant. | $94 | Guanacaste | FD, M, T, 6+

Safari Floating | Immerse in the sights and sounds of the rainforest, encountering flora and fauna, as you quietly paddle the Peñas Blancas River with your informative guide. | $63 | Arenal | HD, T

San José City Exploration | From cosmopolitan energy to stately historical buildings, explore guided tours of the classic 1897 National Theatre and National or Gold Museum. | $55/S | San José | HD, T

Santa Elena Reserve Excursion | Hike the tropical cloud forest wonderland brimming with giant tree ferns, bamboo, palm trees, birds, howler monkeys and other wildlife. | $75 | Monteverde | HD, T

Sarapique White Water Rafting | With the rainforest as your backdrop, navigate the energetic waters amid calm respites as you head down the river, with a midway snack stop. | $95 | Arenal | HD, M, T

Sport Fishing on Arenal Lake | An expert guide will lead your efforts to catch and release rainbow bass from this scenic lake, a great vantage point for views of Arenal Volcano. | $156 | Arenal | HD, T

Vida Aventura Super Combo | Brimming with adventure, from ziplining, horseback riding and volcano viewing to hot springs, mud baths and lunch, enjoy it all. | $129 | Guanacaste | FD, M, T, 6+

Venado Caves | Take a rare glimpse into limestone caves discovering fossils, stalactites and stalagmites, an underground river and waterfall, plus unique subterranean creatures. | $86 | Arenal | HD, T

Waterfall Garden | Stroll La Paz Waterfall Gardens, its trails, the largest butterfly observatory, hummingbird gallery, serpentarium, frog exhibit and more. Includes buffet lunch. | $90 | Arenal | HD, M, T

BEHIND THE LETTERS | FD: Full day, 7+ hours | HD: Half day, 3-6 hours | M: Meals included | T: Transportation included | + This age and older welcome