Manuel Antonio National Park

Hiking Tour: Manuel Antonio National Park

This world-famous national park is filled with exotic wildlife such as monkeys, sloths, birds, reptiles and butterflies. Explore its pristine natural beauty on a picturesque two-mile hike. Your knowledgeable guide is equipped with Pentax and Swarovski telescopes and ready to point out diverse flora and fauna for you to capture along the way.

  • Tour times: 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (duration 4.5 hours)
  • What’s included: Transportation from office, bilingual guides, park entrance fee and snacks.
  • What to bring: Insect repellent, sunscreen, hat, and bottle of water, camera and closed-toed shoes. Bathing suits and light towels are optional.
  • Ages recommended: Four years and older

*Note: The national park is closed Mondays.

Corcovado National Park

Hiking Tour: Corcovado National Park

Welcome to the jungle. Rich in biodiversity, you will experience Costa Rica like it was before human contact. Explore lowland forests, beaches, shallow lagoons, marshes, mangrove swamps and rivers all within 41,778 hectares of protected land. With over 6000 insects, 500 trees, 367 birds, 140 mammals, 117 reptiles and amphibians, and 40 freshwater fish species, you can immerse yourself in one of the most unique ecosystems in the world.

  • Tour times: 7:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. (duration approximately eight hours)
  • What’s included: Transportation from office, boat fees, bilingual guides, bottle water, picnic lunch, park entrance fee
  • What to bring: Insect repellent, camera, hat, bottle of water and closed-toed shoes. Also recommended to bring sunscreen or a long sleeve shirt to protect from the sun.
  • Ages recommended: 10 years and older
Bird Watching Tour

Bird Watching Tour

Enjoy hundreds of bird species in Costa Rica's finest birding region. You can observe toucans, parrots, trogons and motmot, crested guans, manakins, chachalacas and more. Hacienda Baru and Manuel Antonio offer two bird watching options: Highland Birdwatching and the Lowland Birdwatching Tour.

  • Tour times: 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. (duration approximately 3.5 hours)
  • What’s included: Bilingual guides and park entrance fee
  • What to bring: Insect repellent, bottle of water, camera and closed-toed shoes
  • Ages recommended: Five years and older
Horseback Riding Tours

Horseback Riding Tours

Saddle up and recreate your favorite movie scenes. Choose between a morning ride to a waterfall or a sunset on the beach. Morning tours are available everyday. Sunset tours are available only during low tide weeks.

  • Tour times: 9 a.m. or sunset depending on tide (duration approximately 3.5 hours)
  • What’s included: Bilingual guides, horse and entrance fee
  • What to bring: Insect repellent, sunscreen, hat, bathing suit, bottle of water, camera and closed-toed shoes
  • Ages recommended: Five years and older
  • Maximum weight: 140 kg / 300lbs
Zip line Canopy Tour

Zip line Canopy Tour

Move through the trees like a monkey or fly like Tarzan through the jungle on this adrenaline-pumping tour. Depending on your thrill level, you can choose between a short fun tour or testing your fears with the infamous Tarzan swing. For those of you who prefer to be on the ground, there are several walking tours available as well.

  • Tour times: Day tours begin at 7 a.m., 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Night tours begin around 6 p.m. (duration approximately three hours)
  • What’s included: Transportation from office, bilingual guide, safety equipment, photographer and meal
  • What to bring: Insect repellent, sunscreen, bathing suit, bottle of water, camera and closed-toed shoes
  • Ages recommended: Five years and older
  • Maximum weight: 140 kg / 300lbs

*Note: Some tours require a minimum number of people.

ATV Tours

ATV Tours

Ride off the tourist map and into the real Costa Rica. Choose between an auto trans ATV or paddle shift side-by-side. You will cross-streams, ruts, rocks and mud on your way to visit small villages, coffee farms, and a huge 300-foot waterfall.

  • Tour times: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (duration approximately four hours)
  • What’s included: Bilingual guide, ATV, entrance fee and snack
  • What to bring: Sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, bathing suit, bottle of water, camera and wear closed-toed shoes
  • Ages recommended: Five years and older

*Note: Must be 16 years to drive your own single ATV

Reptilandia

Reptilandia

Learn to identify venomous and non-venomous snakes, marvel at poison dart frogs, delight in rainforest lizards and tortoises and be impressed by prehistoric-looking crocodilians all in secure enclosures.

  • Tour times: Open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays at 9 a.m. is feeding day
  • What to bring: Insect repellent, camera and bottle of water.
  • Ages recommended: Four years and older
  • Requirement: Pay entrance fee
Paragliding

Paragliding

For those who want to see a bird’s eye view of this beautiful region and enjoy a rush of adrenaline at the same time. You will soar above the rainforest and all treasures this area offers. With either a tandem alone or assisted by a motor you will observe birds and vegetation from a unique perspective.

  • Tour times: To be determined as it depends on wind (duration approximately 20-minute flight)
  • What’s included: Bilingual guide, equipment and transportation from office to jumping point
  • What to bring: Sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, bathing suit, bottle of water, camera and wear closed-toed shoes
  • Ages recommended: Seven years and older
  • Maximum weight: 120 kg / 265 lbs.