Tours

Tours & Premium Activities

Whitewater Rafting

Without a doubt, one of the world’s best adventures…

Experience a trip of pure unsurpassed beauty, luxuriant vegetation, and exploding whitewater on this full day tour for the adventuresome beginner and experienced rafter. Along the way you will be astounded by the awesome canyons, waterfalls, and primary rainforest. The Rio Savegre is a magnificent stretch of coastal whitewater that begins its course by winding out of a sparsely inhabited valley, covered with jungle vegetation. Don’t miss this exhilarating ride through nature.

All trips depart Hermosa at 6:30 AM

  • Six-hour Rio Savegre
  • Four-hour Rio Naranjo

** Lunch included

Items to bring: Bathing suit, sunscreen, long pants, tennis shoes or sandals with straps (no flip flops), light rain jacket, neck strap to secure glasses, sun visor or hat, dry clothing, towel, plastic bags for wet clothing, disposable waterproof camera.


Horse Back Riding

Horseback riding with the award winning Discovery Horse tours is the perfect way to discover the wonders of the abundant nature surrounding us here at the private 1500 acre La Quina Reserve and Farm, only 15 minutes from Hermosa. Experience the REAL Costa Rica!

Discovery Horse Tours are renowned for the best trained, best cared for, and most loved animals in Costa Rica. All our horses are treated with the utmost respect and are ridden with loose reins and no metal in their mouths; many of our wonderful horses are rescues, and are retrained using Parelli Natural Horsemanship.

We are so proud to be winners of the "Certificate for Excellence" in the 2011 Trip Advisor awards, a massive honor! See for yourself why Trip Advisor reviewers have voted us "No1 activity to do in Jaco" and why we are the only horse riding operation in area that is recommended by travel guides The Lonely Planet, National Geographic, Fodders and Frommers.


Sunset Tour

Cruise along Costa Rica's Central Pacific Coastline between Jaco Beach and Punta Leona while taking in beautiful scenery and amazing sunsets. You may also have the opportunity of seeing several types of marine life, including: Whales, dolphins, sea turtles and more! Enjoy amazing sunsets while you share a glass of wine with friends, family, loved ones and new acquaintances.

Location: Departs From Herradura Bay

Length of tour: 3 Hour Approx.

Pick up time: 2:00 pm

Includes: Air conditioned transportation, Cruise along spectacular mountainous coastlines, chilled wine, fresh fruits, coffee, juice, soft drinks, snacks.

What to bring: Sandals, swimwear, sunscreen, insect repellent, towel and camera.


Jungle ATV Adventure

2 Hour Jungle Ride!

An exciting and fun, enjoyable and challenging outdoor adventure into the rainforest, as we climb past several great look out points where you can appreciate views of the some Costa Rica’s most popular beaches, and their surroundings. Winding down rainforest trails we descend towards world famous surfing beach Playa Hermosa before returning to Jaco. The tour includes a bilingual guide. Items to bring—closed toed shoes, long pants or long walking shorts, camera.


Canopy Tour

The canopy tour is perhaps the most uniquely popular adventure Costa Rica has to offer.  As you take to the air over exotic trees and vibrant flora, you will experience the rush of a lifetime while catching a glimpse of white-faced monkeys, exotic birds and other Costa Rican wildlife. Fly through the jungle suspended by a zip-line system of cables and platforms; using very safe equipment and in the hands of experience guides, it is fun and safe for all ages!

Location: 5 minutes from Hermosa

Length of tour: 2 hours

Pick up time: 7:30am, 10:00am y a 1:00pm

Includes: Air conditioned transportation, safety equipment, experienced guides and insurance

What to bring: Comfortable clothing, sun glasses, tennis shoes, sun block and small camera


Manuel Antonio National Park

Bring your Camera! Manuel Antonio National Park is the most famous National Park in Costa Rica and the most visited by tourists each year.

This tropical dry forest is located on a peninsula, surrounded by crystal clear Pacific water and white sand beaches. The main attractions of this park are its two white sand beaches: Espadilla Sur and Manuel Antonio. There are 109 mammal species such as 3 different species of monkeys, agouti, three-toed sloths, two-toed sloths and over 180 species of birds.

Let a professional, experienced and bilingual nature guide teach you about the resident fauna and the distinctive plant life of this beautiful park in the extensive trail system which takes you through a variety of ecosystems.

Location: Quepos (1 hour drive from Hermosa Beach)

Length of tour: Full day

Pick up time: 7:30 am (from Hermosa area)

Includes: Bilingual guide, air conditioned transportation, park entrance fee, bottle water, lunch and insurance.

What to bring: Walking shoes, swimming suit, camera, hat, sun glasses, sun block and insect repellent.


Bungee Jumping

The area that surrounds the Jaco Beach in Costa Rica is a paradise for adventure seekers. The increasing number of tourists each year has rejoiced with a wide range offer of different activities. Don't worry our highest safety standards will keep you safe....

To attach yourself to the bungee cord and jump from a 40-meter height, why not? It is to overcome fear, to feel how your heart rate increases in every bounce. It is just a matter of getting close to a natural force we ignore every day: gravity!

Five!...Four!....Three!...Two!.....One!.....Bungee!

Feel how life flows through your body in an activity that generates more adrenaline than any other!

Pacific Bungee gives our visitors the chance to enjoy the first and unique Extreme Machine ever built in Latin America! You can enjoy the thrill of your life, and not only that, but the biggest challenge you'll find in Costa Rica, with the best safety and professional standards in the country.

Location: Jaco Beach

Length of tour: 30 minute

Pick up time: Every time

Includes: Air conditioned transportation, safety equipment, experienced guides and insurance

What to bring: Comfortable clothing, sun glasses, tennis shoes, sun block and small camera


Crocodile Adventure

Wow! The crocodile tour is a unique adventure located in the Central Pacific Region of Costa Rica. This tour will take you up and down the Tárcoles River aboard a very safe and reliable boat.  The Rio Grande of Tárcoles is one of four rivers that end at the Gulf of Nicoya on the Pacific Ocean.  It offers visitors the opportunity to observe American crocodiles up to four meters in length!  You will also observe a variety of species ranging from terrestrial birds to iguanas and basiliscos.  

Our tour is especially designed for the entire family as well as large groups!  A bilingual guide will take you along the river offering educational information of the different species you will encounter.  Bring your camera, as there will be several photo opportunities including up close and personal interaction with the main attractions of the tour…the CROCS!

Location: Tarcoles River, 20 minute drive from Hermosa

Length of tour: 3 hours

Pick up time: 8:00 am, 10:00 am, 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm, and 4:00 pm

Includes: Air conditioned transportation, bilingual guide, bottled water and insurance.

What to bring: Sun block, hat, sun glasses, camera and insect repellent.


Carara National Park

100's of Tropical Birds! Carara Biological Reserve is a transition forest between the Tropical Dry Forest region to the north, and the more humid Pacific Rainforest to the south.  Relatively small: only 4,700 hectares, the Carara National Park is one of the few remaining breeding grounds for the majestic scarlet macaw which can easily be spotted in the early morning and late afternoon hours.

Also, this is a pre-colonial Archaeological site with rivers, lakes and waterfalls.  You will find monkeys, collared aracaris, raccoons, coatis and many different species of birds.

Location: 20 minute drive from Jaco Beach

Length of tour: Half day

Pick up time: 6:45am

Includes: Park entrance fee, air condition transportation, bilingual guide, bottled water and insurance.

What to bring: Comfortable clothes, walking shoes, sun block, insect repellent, hat, camera and binoculars.


Aerial Tram

Up Close with Nature! The Aerial Tram offers a unique experience while flying high above the treetops.  Discover the hidden secrets and hanging gardens of the transitional tropical rainforest from a totally different perspective. This eco-tourism tour offers the opportunity to appreciate nature in a truly unique way. We invite you to have an unforgettable experience that will provide you with a better understanding of the complexity of biodiversity and how important our forests are for our future generation's survival. While aboard the tram, you will observe dense tropical rainforest, a 40-foot waterfall, enormous rainforest trees, several species of birds and panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean.

Location: 5 min. Drive from Hermosa Beach

Length of tour: 2.5 hours

Pick up time: Anytime between 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Includes: Air conditioned transportation, multimedia presentation, guided nature walking tour, heliconias gallery, medicinal-plant garden, snake exhibition, a true flight on the aerial tram gondolas, an expert nature guide and entrance fee.

What to bring: Walking shoes, camera and insect repellent


Kayak

Kayaking is a great way to explore Costa Rica; some of the most beautiful locations cannot be accessed by car or boat. There are incredible estuaries located along the west coast that have been untouched by civilization and man that provide many peaceful refuges of wildlife. Travel through the mangroves, or along the ocean's coastline.  Costa Rica is one of the top destinations in the world for kayaking! Come out, enjoy the sun, get some exercise and paddle the waters of Costa Rica.  Some of our trips also include snorkeling and/or fishing!

Location:

  • Sea Kayak : Playa Agujas (near Punta Leona)
  • Mangrove Kayak : Various locations near Manuel Antonio/Quepos

Length of tour: 2-5 hours

Pick up time: Morning, Afternoon and/or Sunset (flexible)

Includes: Air conditioned transportation, bilingual guide, bottled water, insurance.

What to bring: Sun block, hat and sun glasses.


Tortuga Island Adventure

Take a breath of fresh air on our full day tour to one of the most beautiful islands in Costa Rica! This is one of the few places around that offers white sand beaches and emerald waters; it's clearly what makes this island a special destination. Depart from Herradura Bay on an exclusive Tortuga Charter boat.  Enjoy a bilingual and experienced crew and let them show you a great time.  Tortuga Island is an exciting place where you can snorkel, play volleyball, go for a hike or just relax on the beach!

Location: Island Located 1 hour and 45 min from Herradura Bay.  Herradura Bay is located 10 minutes from Hermosa.

Length of tour: Full Day, approximately 7-8 hours

Pick up time: 7:00 am - 7:30 am

Includes: Air conditioned transportation, fantastic lunch with chilled wine, fruits & snacks, 2 courtesy alcoholic beverages (wine or beer), sodas, water and snorkeling equipment

What to bring: Sandals, swimwear, sunscreen, insect repellent, towel and camera.


Premium Tours

Scuba Diving Isla del Caño - $220.00 pp

This is the most beautiful diving and snorkeling in Costa Rica, in the waters of Isla del Caño National Park, near Corcovado. Oceans Unlimited is the only local tour operator offering this unique trip to what has been described as a mini Cocos Island. We offer an exhilarating and safe passage to this unspoiled paradise!  Our new boat, Pacific Express, is the fastest dive boat in Costa Rica.  The journey takes about 1 hour 30 minutes.  Along the way, we can spot Pan Tropical Dolphins, Rays and Sea Turtles. When we arrive, abundant resident sea life surround you, giant schools of pelagic fish, Barracuda, Trevelly Jacks and Pompano, white tip reef sharks and rays. Visibility in this area often exceeds 80 feet.

We snorkel or dive 2 different sites, all accompanied by a professional bilingual guide. After checking out the local marine inhabitants we visit the island for a picnic lunch. Guests are then free to enjoy the unspoiled beach or an optional hike to see the famous stone spheres in the jungle. These are artefacts remnants of the pre-Colombian inhabitants of this island.

If you are visiting Costa Rica, this is a dive trip that should not be missed!

Location: 45miles off shore from the new Quepos Marina, Pez Vela.

Length of tour: Full Day... Returning to Hermosa around 5:00pm

Pick up time: 6:00 am from Hermosa Area

Includes: Air conditioned transportation, safety equipment, experienced guides and insurance, dive at 2 different sites. (2 tanks included in trip), equipment provided mask, fins, regulator, buoyancy compensator, submersible pressure gauge and 3mm wetsuit, tropical fruits, cookies, juices, waterand a fantastic lunch prepared on Isla Del Caño

What to bring: Sandals, swimwear, sunscreen, towel and camera.

Rates: $220 per person


Local Scuba Diving - $130.00 pp

The Manuel Antonio coastline with its 12 islands gives us the pick of numerous dive sites. The majority of our local dive sites are a maximum of 20 minutes from the port and we consider your experience, preferences and local conditions to guarantee your enjoyment. Most of our dives are between 35 and 60 feet, though there are deeper sites for more experienced divers. All dives are guided by a PADI professional who has extensive knowledge and experience at our dive sites so that you will see the most marine life and underwater formations. Dives typically last 45 minutes and you will see volcanic rock formations, with various hard and soft corals. We have an abundant marine life with schools of Snapper and Jacks, plus White Tip Reef Sharks, Angel Fish, Moorish Idols, Parrot Fish, Puffer Fish, Octopus, Eels, Crustaceans, Sea Turles and in season(Dec - May) the giant Manta Ray. During your surface interval you can enjoy the beautiful views of the Manuel Antonio National Park Coastline.
 
Location: 1 hour  from Hermosa Beach

Length of tour: 4 hours approx

Pick up time: 7:00 am and 12:30 pm

Includes: Air conditioned transportation, safety equipment, experienced guides and insurance, dive at 2 different sites. (2 tanks included in trip), equipment provided mask, fins, regulator, buoyancy compensator, submersible pressure gauge and 3mm wetsuit, tropical fruits, cookies, juices, water

What to bring: Sandals, swimwear, sunscreen, towel and camera.

Rates: $130 per person


Poas Volcano - $125.00 pp

The Poas Volcano is among the most visited national parks in the Costa Rican National Park System. It features two extremely impressive craters, one of which holds a lovely blue lagoon.

At 2,704 meters high, you will find the first crater 1.3km wide and 300m deep. Great opportunity for a snapshot from the observation deck!

The second crater, Laguna Botos, is a lake surrounded by a dense cloud forest.  Here you will find a variety of hummingbird species and various types of exotic birds.

The surrounding national park boasts an extensive trail system that offers beautiful views of the Central Valley and San Jose metropolitan area.

During the tour we will also visit the town of Sarchi, which is famous for its woodworking and handicraft markets. We will also visit The Doka Coffee Plantation where you will enjoy an excellent tour and a Costa Rican lunch.

Location: Alajuela province, 2 hour drive from Hermosa Beach

Length of tour: Full Day

Pick up time: 7:30am - 7:00pm

Includes: Air conditioned transportation, bilingual guide, park entrance fee, lunch, visit to Sarchi and insurance.

What to bring: Tennis shoes, comfortable clothing, light weight jacket, camera, sun block, a hat and insect repellent.

Rates:

  • Volcano & Doka Coffee Plantation $125 per person /
  • Volcano & La Paz Waterfall  $145  per person /

(Contact for availability and minimum persons required).


Monteverde - $125.00 pp

Discover for Yourself ! Explore this famous cloud forest reserve and marvel over the fascinating bio-diversity and perhaps get a glimpse of the Resplendent Quetzal bird. Explore what is considered to be the last terrestrial frontier as you are guided through the canopy of the cloud forest via suspended bridges, platforms and trails of the famous skywalk. This system offers a comfortable and safe manner to learn about the beauty of this rainforest.

Location: 4 ½ hours northeast of Hermosa Beach

Length of tour: Full Day

Pick up time: 7:00am

Includes: Air conditioned transportation, bilingual guide, bottled water and insurance.

What to bring: Comfortable walking shoes, camera, light-weight jacket and insect repellent.

Rates: $125 per person (Contact for availability and minimum persons required).