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Rainforest Adventures

Principal | Jaco Centro, Jaco 1959-1002, Costa Rica
506 2257 5961
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$83*
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Ranked #25 of 70 Activities in Jaco
Type: Tours, Adventure
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Owner description: This eco-tourism project of 222 acres (90 hectares of forest), will allow visitors to discover the hidden secrets and hanging gardens of theTropicalForestfromadifferentperspective. Thepropertyoffers not only one of the most interest and exuberant forest but also small waterfalls and scenic views of the Pacific Coast, which visitors couldenjoy during the Tram ride.A cascading 40 feet waterfall, giant rainforest trees and panoramic views of the ocean are all part of the ride at the RainforestAdventuresPacific. CostaRica’ssafestadventure tour destination this park serves cruise ship excursions; independent and small group travelers and incentive groups. ResearchersandforeignandCostaRicanstudentsare also invited to take advantage of the opportunity to observe life in the forest canopy up close.Open-air gondolas with canvas awnings seat eight passengersand a naturalist guide. The rugged topography of our forest means the modified ski lift skims the forest floor, and then soars to a maximum height of 130 feet above a rugged valley.
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Baraboo, Wisconsin
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The actual zip line aspect of this park was great. The guides were very knowledgeable and were very safety oriented. The views were incredible from some of the lines. In addition to the zip line they had a walk through garden and a herp collection. They had several species of snakes inadequate enclosures. Some species of snakes, especially young ones,... More

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Burbank, Washington
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We loved the whole adventure. From start to finish, this was wonderful. The guides were very efficient getting our gear on properly. The orientation was a confidence builder for us that had never zipped. The tram ride up the mountain was beautiful along with informative with the guide. We saw birds and plants of the rainforest, but no animals. There... More

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Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This was one of the most exciting experiences of my life! The tram to the top of the mountain was breathtaking and allowed time for our guide to point out plants, animals and birds native to the rain forest. We zip lined over a mile back to the base of the moutain, then walked through an eco-tourism area where we... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The Tranopy Tour (Tram and zip lining) with Rain Forest Adventures was a totally awesome tour which I cannot wait to do again! After going through a safety drill and receiving a helmet and gloves, we boarded a tram through the rainforest which took us to an elevation of more than 1000 feet. That portion was nice and tranquil but... More

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Seattle, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We visited Rainforest Adventures both Pacific (Jaco) and Eastern (San Jose) and both visits were great! We were awed by how much the staff truly care about the environment they work in. For most of them, their work is not a 'job' but something they love. It was slow season when we visited, but both parks were willing to accommodate... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

Highly enjoy the rainforest. Great natural environment. My wife and my two years old did Tram. They were disappointed for not see any animal in the forest. I did the canopy and its wow experience for me. Safety measure was great.

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Kelowna, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Me, my 16 year old and 7 year old went on the tram tour. It was ok, but long and boring, saw more of the same that we had seen in Costa Rica, and only saw one toucan, no other animals. It was interesting but I was ready to get off half way through. My 12 year old and husband... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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109 reviews 109 reviews
28 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We visited the rain forest aerial trams in Costa Rica, and came away with a new appreciation of the vanishing, but vastly important rain forests of our world. The ecosystem there was amazing, and the views from the trams were educational. Where else can you see an almost primeval setting where nature still rules and man is but an intruder?

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Prattsburgh, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The tram ride let you see all heights of the rainforest. Viewing the floor and the canopy was awesome. The animal sounds were able to hear in the quietness.

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Aruba
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We did the zip lines in connection with the tram. My 8 year old daughter had a blast and still talkesfom the zipppppppping. Roy and Mainor ! The guides toke fantastic care of her when tandem zipping on the longer lines. triple secured for 11 lines, fantastic. We was lucky (for. Us) That they was not busy and had no... More

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