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La Fortuna de San Carlos - Outdoor Activities

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Ranked #1 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: Adrenaline & extreme tours; Tours; 4WD, ATV & off-road tours
Owner description: We provide unparalleled ATV adventures in La Fortuna. All of our tours are private guided tours, meaning if you have a group... more » Owner description: We provide unparalleled ATV adventures in La Fortuna. All of our tours are private guided tours, meaning if you have a group of 2 or 10 it will only be your group, not a follow the leader, single file line of 15-20 people. if you want to get wet and muddy and full of adrenaline then this is the tour company for you. We offer 5 different tours no one else offers from 2-4 hours long, below is a description of what we have to offer. Finca La Guaria is our 2 hour tour taking you to our private jungle farm located in the foothills of the Arenal Volcano. Our farm is over 400 hectares full of jungle areas, wooded areas, single mud and dirt trails where you will travel up the mountains, down the mountains, driving thru rivers, tall grasses, and viewing beautiful vistas of valleys below. You may see howler monkeys, sloths, toucans, leaf cutter ants, among other wildlife. This tour is approximately 20 km long (approx. 12.5 miles) When you exit the farm you will be in the little village of La Guaria where you will get the feel of how some areas Costa Rican live. You will see a small store, church, school, soccer fields, and homes before retuning back to our office. Finca La Guaria and Rio Tour is approximately 2.5 hours long. We will take you on the Finca tour and then after you will take you to a secluded private river where you can wash off the dirt and mud from the finca experience. At the river there is a small 12' waterfall with warm water cascading down to the river. You can choose to wade in the warm water and sit on the boulders, getting messaged by the water over the rocks. La Guaria Full with Towers of Monterrey tour lasts between 3-3.5 hours. We take you to the 2nd highest point in the Arenal area. Along the ride up to this point you view some of the most amazing views most people will never see. Once at the top you will have a 360 degree view of the valleys below, amazing views of the volcano looming in the distance and a perfect opportunity for photos. After visiting the towers your descent will provide you with more views of the valley below. Once you are down we then proceed to the Finca and then to the river as described above. La Guaria Finca and Cataratas tour is approx. 3 hours long. We will take you to our private finca and then on to the majestic La Fortuna waterfall where you can hike down the 485 stairs to the base of the waterfall. At the base you can sit and relax or swim in the cool water. After visiting the base of the waterfall you will then hike back up the stairs where we then return to our office. La Guaria Finca, River and Cataratas tour is 3.5-4 hours long. On this tour we take you to our private farm, river and then on to the cataratas as described above. We will provide you with safety helmets approved by the DOT and rubber boots for protection of your shoes, feet, and legs. We will give you an overview of the ATV you are about to operate, a driving lesson where you will drive the ATV until you feel comfortable enough to start your journey. Prices can be found on our website as well as information on how to contact us. We are an American owned company, with local employees, who know how to give the international traveler what they really prefer in a tour. We have all necessary permits, insurance and fully inspected machines, all with your utmost safety in mind. « less
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Ranked #2 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: Nature & wildlife tours
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Ranked #3 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
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Ranked #4 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: Water sports
Owner description: Club Rio Outdoor Center at The Springs Resort & Spa offers multiple adventure activities set within a 65 acre rain forest... more » Owner description: Club Rio Outdoor Center at The Springs Resort & Spa offers multiple adventure activities set within a 65 acre rain forest preserve along a private stretch of the Arenal River. Activities include inflatable river kayaking, river tubing, horseback riding, hot springs, climbing wall, hiking trails, nature tours, bird watching, wildlife preserve for rescued animals and a fantastic riverfront restaurant. « less
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Ranked #5 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: Horseback Riding Stables; Outdoor Activities
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Ranked #6 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: Eco tours
Owner description: Ecoterra Costa Rica, naturalist tours, observation tours, walking tours, visits to all the atractions near the Arenal... more » Owner description: Ecoterra Costa Rica, naturalist tours, observation tours, walking tours, visits to all the atractions near the Arenal Volcano. Private transportation all around Costa Rica. « less
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Ranked #7 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: Water sports
Owner description: Paradise Adventures Costa Rica (PACR) is La Fortuna's original Wakeboard, Wakeskate and Watersport provider, with over 8... more » Owner description: Paradise Adventures Costa Rica (PACR) is La Fortuna's original Wakeboard, Wakeskate and Watersport provider, with over 8 years experience and 0 unsatisfied customers. Our expertise, positive vibe and one of a kind location at the base of the Arenal Volcano guarantee you or your group a Watersports experience unlike any other. The dam and Arenal Volcano block winds' leaving perfect Watersport conditions all year with a lake and air temperature consistent at 75+. PACR also provides information on many other exiting adventures and activities in La Fortuna and throughout Costa Rica. Paradise Adventures Costa Rica is quickly becoming known for our adrenalin filled recommendation and top quality vacation services. Please read our reviews and find out firsthand what our new friends have to say. « less
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Ranked #8 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: River rafting & tubing
Owner description: Since 1992, Aguas Bravas has been Costa Rica's Whitewater Professionals. We operate rafting and jungle safari tours in more... more » Owner description: Since 1992, Aguas Bravas has been Costa Rica's Whitewater Professionals. We operate rafting and jungle safari tours in more rivers throughout the country than any other comapny, and are the only adventure company that can boast a perfect safety record! 100% Safe! With us, you are not a number - but part of our family!Be sure to choose Aguas Bravas, the only company hat offers Full Adventure with a Taste of Culture! « less
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Ranked #9 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: Nature & wildlife tours
Owner description: Diego Quesada is a Costa Rican born and raised nature lover with 10 years of experience working as Certified Naturalist Guide... more » Owner description: Diego Quesada is a Costa Rican born and raised nature lover with 10 years of experience working as Certified Naturalist Guide and Birdwatcher in Costa Rica. With a degree in Natural Resources Management and currently involved with Bird Monitoring Projects and Sustainability Consulting. There's nothing quite like nature. And that's just what you're going to experience with Diego Birding & Nature. Not only do we offer private birdwatching and hiking tours for different experience levels in Costa Rica and specially Arenal area, but we will also arrange all kind of fun and adventurous activities for you to enjoy! « less
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Ranked #10 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: Bike tours
Owner description: Bike Arenal is Costa Rica’s leading Bike Tour and Multisport Tour Operator. Located in La Fortuna, near Arenal Volcano we... more » Owner description: Bike Arenal is Costa Rica’s leading Bike Tour and Multisport Tour Operator. Located in La Fortuna, near Arenal Volcano we offer multi-day bike tours including accommodations and meals. Visit active volcanoes, rainforests, waterfalls, small rural villages and tropical beaches. Multisport Itineraries include biking, white water rafting, rainforest hikes, zip lines, surf lessons and more.Custom designed Adventure Holidays and Active Family Vacations.One-day mountain Bike Tours in Arenal Volcano and Arenal Lake. « less
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Ranked #11 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Small private Natural Reserve that takes care of a secundary forest in natural reneration. iT counts with a 600mts trail... more » Owner description: Small private Natural Reserve that takes care of a secundary forest in natural reneration. iT counts with a 600mts trail along the park. Around the facility you will find sloths (2 and 3 toes) a pretty big diversity of birds (Aprox.170spp)Butterfly garden, where you breed close to 20 different species. The frogs are very common, but mostly at night, in the day the msot active one is the blue jeans frog. It also has a small natural lake where Iguanas, Boat billed Herons and Caimans interact together. Besides wildlife, the Ecocentro Danaus supports the Maleku's Indigenous by providing a small facility where they can teach and exhibit their art ( Buying their art is optional ) « less
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Ranked #12 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: Nature & wildlife tours
Owner description: We offer you all kinds of tours!! We operated tours such a Birding, Night Walks,Caves Tours,Arenal Hanging Bridges,Cloud... more » Owner description: We offer you all kinds of tours!! We operated tours such a Birding, Night Walks,Caves Tours,Arenal Hanging Bridges,Cloud Forest Hanging Bridges,Arenal Volcano Hike,Rio Celeste Hike on of our highlights and adventure activities like Zip Lines, Waterfall Rappeling or Rafting Class II y III o Class III y IV. I'm a Certified Guide BY ICT. I'm willing to make your dreams vacation come true!! we offer you mini vans from 6 to 24 people. High standars in ours Trips. Thanks for support the Local Business!! « less
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Ranked #13 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Dinghy Expeditions offers customized one day and multiday expeditions involving rafting, hiking, safari and more through the... more » Owner description: Dinghy Expeditions offers customized one day and multiday expeditions involving rafting, hiking, safari and more through the mountains, rivers and coasts of Costa Rica. We also rent camping & river gear. We focus on each client's needs and keep our tours small or private to maintain top quality service. Cooperative and school team building activities available. Our goal - fall in love with Nature! « less
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Ranked #14 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: Horseback Riding Stables; Equestrian Trails
Owner description: This adventure begins at the foot of the volcano on our private estate, surrounded by natural beauty and farm animals. Then... more » Owner description: This adventure begins at the foot of the volcano on our private estate, surrounded by natural beauty and farm animals. Then you will meet our beautiful, healthy and safe horses, which for years have been trained to perform this activity safely. You will receive the basic training to manage your horse from our guide.The horses are trained so you can enjoy your tour without worries. You can admire the impressive craters caused by ancient volcanic eruptions. As you travel through our pastures you will search for beautiful birds like orioles, toucans and other surprises. You will see beautiful organic gardens where you will be impressed by the size of our vegetables and defferrent varieties as well. During the tour you will enjoy beautiful scenery of the volcano and the lake as you immerse yourself in the beautiful forest and hopefully will be surprised by some of the animals that inhabit this amazing place. All from the top of your partner on this two and one half hour tour.At the end we will take you to our beautiful veranda where you will learn the history that lies behind the impressive Arenal Volcano and its beautiful lake. « less
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Ranked #15 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Our river and outdoor experience is one of the greatest benefits to choosing Flow Adventure Land. Having the best experienced... more » Owner description: Our river and outdoor experience is one of the greatest benefits to choosing Flow Adventure Land. Having the best experienced team, especially when it comes to Costa Rican Rafting, Sea Kayaking, Hiking, Biking and natural History Trips. We are committed to providing high-quality, memorable, family-oriented trips. One of our greatest assets is our qualified fun-loving staff of guides. « less
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Ranked #16 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: Parks; Hiking Trails
Owner description: GreenLagoon Arenal Nature Conservancy Park & Gardens is a private Park, Trails & Gardens Preserve within its 400... more » Owner description: GreenLagoon Arenal Nature Conservancy Park & Gardens is a private Park, Trails & Gardens Preserve within its 400 Acre-Property. It is the closest property to the Extinct Cerro Chato Volcano, its Crater's Green Lagoon and the Fortuna Waterfall. There is a $10 Fee charge at the GreenLagoon InfoCenter or at the GreenLagoon Lodge to take this Hiking Tour. Parking facilities at no cost are available at the lodge. The Trails also lead to the Wildlife and Rainforest Preserve within the 400-Acre private property. You will have magnificent Views to Mountains, Arenal Volcano and the Valley of San Carlos here. If you decide to hike to the summit of Cerro Chato, the Lagoon or to the view point of Arenal Volcano at the summit, you will do it under your own risk and responsibility. « less
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Ranked #17 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Sky River Drift Arenal its the newest attraction of Costa Rica Sky Adventures theme park, you will start flying trough the... more » Owner description: Sky River Drift Arenal its the newest attraction of Costa Rica Sky Adventures theme park, you will start flying trough the tropical rain forest in 3 different carbon fiber state of the art zip lines, next you will arrive to Costa Rica's biggest ever tree platform of 650 ft2 at a height of 170 feet set up in a spectacular strangler fig tree. From here get prepare to jump in a free style fall down to the river pond, finally experience a new concept of personal raft, descending a fast river of 2.3 Miles long inside the heart of the rainforest. « less
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Ranked #18 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: Eco tours
Owner description: All human beings are part of nature, but we cause as much destruction; forest fires, forests cut down, take captive animals,... more » Owner description: All human beings are part of nature, but we cause as much destruction; forest fires, forests cut down, take captive animals, dry the water sources. The human race destroys itself, hence the initiative of this project Arenal Eco Garden was created to give something positive to earth. « less
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Ranked #19 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
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Ranked #20 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: River rafting & tubing
Owner description: Arenal Rafting specializes in white water rafting adventures packed with excitement & fun at the Arenal Volcano. With more... more » Owner description: Arenal Rafting specializes in white water rafting adventures packed with excitement & fun at the Arenal Volcano. With more than 20 years of commercial rafting experience, you will be assured the most professional, safe, and friendly service available at an accessible price. Join Danny Anchia & his amazing crew for an unforgettable day on a Costa Rican rainforest river! « less
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Ranked #21 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: Equestrian Trails
Owner description: The tour, which is carried out 100% on horseback, begins in the modern stables of Don Tobías’ farm. There, a professional... more » Owner description: The tour, which is carried out 100% on horseback, begins in the modern stables of Don Tobías’ farm. There, a professional team of guides prepares visitors with pertinent information. Child-sized equipment is also available. Nearly all of the tour takes place on private lands, crossing through second generation forest and primary forest, as well as beautiful pastures, some of which were used for cattle, and, of course, visitors will see the magnificent Arenal Volcano that accompanies visitors throughout the trip.Departure: 8:30 am or 1:30 p.mDuration: 3 hoursIncludes: Transportation, guide, equipment, water.Suggested Equipment: Long pants, cool shirts, binoculars, cameras, sunscreen, and insect repellent. « less
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Ranked #22 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Green Vacations Costa Rica is a tour company that dedicates its experiences in the operation of naturalistic activities, we... more » Owner description: Green Vacations Costa Rica is a tour company that dedicates its experiences in the operation of naturalistic activities, we are a tour operator with a very detailed view, "treat the customer like our family" , and this is thanks to the mission we have undertaken to provide the best customer service in our tours, without forgetting our "ticos" origin Culture. « less
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Ranked #23 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: Eco tours
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Ranked #24 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: River rafting & tubing
Owner description: We are the only adventure company in Arenal that specializes in River Tubing. Let us take you down a jungle river on your own... more » Owner description: We are the only adventure company in Arenal that specializes in River Tubing. Let us take you down a jungle river on your own personal tube to observe wildlife, splash in volcanic hot springs and enjoy nature in the most adventurous way! « less
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Ranked #25 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: Horseback Riding Stables; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Lets do horseback riding in a farm on the base of the arenal volcano, where you can swim in the fortuna´s waterfall on the... more » Owner description: Lets do horseback riding in a farm on the base of the arenal volcano, where you can swim in the fortuna´s waterfall on the rain forest also visit an indian village (the malekus)they will show you how the live and what they do and a butterfly farm. Great for families, couples and kids the tour takes around 4 hours. One at 8:00am and 1:30pm « less
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Ranked #26 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Ranked #27 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Ranked #28 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Ranked #29 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: Eco tours
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Ranked #30 of 33 Outdoor Activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Category: Fishing charters & tours
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