Top 7 Nature Tours
As you may have already guessed, Costa Rica isn’t short on explorable outdoors. Discovering what you can on your own can be a worthwhile feat of mystery and intrigue. On certain occasions though, having a guided tour allows you to take in the views and wildlife while learning about it too, or maybe they’ll take you to places you wouldn’t otherwise have seen on your own. Spend a day taking a guided tour in Manuel Antonio with this list of the top 10 nature tours in the area.
Make the most of limited time in Costa Rica with a guided half-day nature walk through Manuel Antonio National Park. Don’t waste time wondering what to see next; instead, head straight to the park’s highlights in the company of a naturalist guide and benefit from their animal spotting expertise and spotting scope to see creatures you might otherwise have missed.
These majestic waterfalls are one of the main attractions of the southern region in Costa Rica, not only for their natural scenic beauty, which offers the tourist moments of recreation and fun, but also to participate in different activities such as horseback ridign tours, swimming, climbing, jumping and to observe much of the beauty of the tropical rainforest, among others. Nauyaca Waterfalls is the ideal place, not only for those in search of tranquility and nature, but also for adventure and excitement lovers. They are a reference point for adventure ecotourism as they are recognized worldwide for their beauty and the excellent services they provide.
Spend a full day chasing waterfalls on this popular and exciting tour from Paddle 9. Head to three tucked-away waterfalls around the area, taking the chance to dive off cliffs, crawl through caves, fly down natural slides, and plunge into swimming holes. This tour includes lunch midway through the day and snacks to keep you feeling refreshed.
Explore one of the most important mangrove ecosystems in Costa Rica on this fun kayak tour. Just offshore from the popular Manuel Antonio National Park are thousands of acres of protected forest, home to all kinds of birds, mammals, reptiles, and insects. Your naturalist guide will tell you about the area’s biodiversity while you paddle peacefully in the shade of the mangroves.
If you like lush rainforests, want to howl with howler monkeys, relax with a sloth, sing with the birds, or investigate millions of insects, come for a tour of Corcovado National Park in the Osa Peninsula! The Corcovado National Park is one of Costa Rica’s best nature spots for eco-tourism! The number of visitors allowed per day is regulated and reservations fill up quickly.
This guided hike through the rainforest is an educational experience. Manuel Antonio is a tropical rainforest with lots of rare species for you to discover. Your will be an eye in the sky with the Canopy walk once you reach the top of the mountain. On this 4-hour trek you’ll get to look for birds, anteaters, and monkeys.
Explore the jungle at night when the temperature drops and nocturnal animals make their appearances. On this nighttime jungle walk, you’re picked up from Quepos or Manuel Antonio and taken to a protected jungle area nearby. Spend about 1.5 hours taking an easy hike through the jungle at night, when it’s filled with the sounds of insects and frogs, and nocturnal snakes, insects, tree frogs, and mammals come out.
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