Costa Rica Kayaking Adventure

9 days, San José to San José

Glide straight into the core of the Costa Rican experience and hit two of Costa Rica’s hot spots in a kayak. Beginners and more experienced kayakers are welcome – for the nature lover, the scenery’s the point, not the sweat! Cruise through the canals of Tortuguero in search of monkeys and sloths, and then get really wild at Lake Arenal, the centre of adventure sports like paddleboarding. Experience lush greenery and Caribbean flavour from a whole different level when you kayak Costa Rica.

Glide straight into the core of the Costa Rican experience and hit two of Costa Rica’s hot spots in a kayak. Beginners and more experienced kayakers are welcome – for the nature lover, the scenery’s the point, not the sweat! Cruise through the canals of Tortuguero in search of monkeys and sloths, and then get really wild at Lake Arenal, the centre of adventure sports like paddleboarding. Experience lush greenery and Caribbean flavour from a whole different level when you kayak Costa Rica.

9 days

San José to San José

From$1199 USD
Trip Code: CRKA

Glide straight into the core of the Costa Rican experience and hit two of Costa Rica’s hot spots in a kayak. Beginners and more experienced kayakers are welcome – for the nature lover, the scenery’s the point, not the sweat! Cruise through the canals of Tortuguero in search of monkeys and sloths, and then get really wild at Lake Arenal, the centre of adventure sports like paddleboarding. Experience lush greenery and Caribbean flavour from a whole different level when you kayak Costa Rica.

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: Active

Hiking, trekking, biking, rafting, and kayaking adventures all over the world, made for outdoor types.

Service Level: Standard

Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.

Physical Rating: Average

Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 15, avg 10

Age requirement: 12+

All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

9 days

San José to San José

From$1199 USD
Trip Code: CRKA
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Itinerary

Day 1San José

Arrive at any time.

Day 2San José/Tortuguero

Travel east from San José, through the lush countryside of the Central Valley toward the Caribbean coast. Then transfer to a boat and motor through canals to arrive at Tortuguero.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 3Tortuguero

Enjoy the first of two included guided kayaking excursions this morning, followed by free time in the afternoon.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 4Tortuguero

Enjoy the second guided kayak excursion in the morning and a guided jungle hike in the afternoon.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 5Tortuguero/La Fortuna

Travel from Tortuguero to La Fortuna, with free time in the afternoon for optional activities.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 6La Fortuna

Take to the water and enjoy an included combo kayaking and stand-up paddle board session on Lake Arenal. Additional outdoor options include rafting, waterfall rappelling, soaking in therapeutic hot springs or touring Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge by boat.

Day 7La Fortuna

This is a free day to explore and choose to take part in a wide variety of optional activities. Go wild!

Day 8La Fortuna/San José

Transfer to San José.

Day 9San José

Depart at any time.

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What's Included

  • Guided kayaking sessions through the canals around Tortuguero (2 lessons, 2 hrs each)
  • Guided hike through the jungle
  • Boat tour of Tortuguero National Park
  • Kayaking and paddleboarding in Lake Arenal
  • Transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Hotels (5 nts), jungle lodge (3 nts).

Meals

4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners. (Please allow USD100-150 for meals not included.)

Transportation

Public bus, van, boat, kayak, walking.

Staff & experts

Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.

Available extras (Add these to your tour when you book)

My Own Room - $603.00

If you're travelling solo and would prefer to have your own private room throughout your trip, select this option during the online booking process.

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Costa Rica Kayaking Adventure

| 9 days - San José to San José - from $1199 USD