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Rainforest Adventures

Principal | Jaco Centro, Jaco 1959-1002, Costa Rica
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Ranked #28 of 71 Activities in Jaco
Type: Tours, Adventure
Owner description: This eco-tourism project of 222 acres (90 hectares of forest), will...
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Type: Tours, Adventure
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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Atlanta, Georgia
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161 reviews 161 reviews
83 attraction reviews
201 helpful votes 201 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Contacted “Jessica” while I was in Jaco and she answered all my questions. I went ahead and booked the 6-in-1 complete tour. I was able to pay via CC at the park entrance, I was amazed on how enormous the park is, very clean rest rooms, a souvenir shop, and a nice size restaurant/eating/snack area. Below is my review of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Having been to Costa Rica before and done the zipling etc we opted for the more sedate canopy tram tour on this visit. While we saw very little in the way of wildlife on the tour the views and the information the guide shared with us was terrific. The tram moves very slowly and it is a very relaxing ride.... More 

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Baraboo, Wisconsin
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23 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Clermont, Florida
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Me and my husband signed up for the six adventure package. Unforturantely, we were not able to rappel or waterfall climb because of the non-stop rain. The tram and the zip lining was out of this world amazing and something I will remember for the rest of my life. The staff was great and very accomodating. Highly recommended!

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Chicago, Illinois
5 reviews 5 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We did the 6 adventure pack with zip lining, waterfall climbing, rappelling, cable tram, and snake display. 11 zip lines through the jungle is the most fun you can have while dressed.

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