Tamarindo, Costa Rica tours and activities listing, a guide of excursions available while traveling in Tamarindo.
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Set on the outskirts of Tamarindo, the Monkey Jungle Canopy Tour offers travelers a high-flying way to experience the forests of Costa Rica. The tour consists of seven zip-line cables that extend through the treetops.
Take surfing lessons in Tamarindo from the fun loving instructors of Arenas Adventures. Rated 7.5/10 by visitors
The Santa Rosa National Park is the sight of Costa Rica’s most important monument, the Hacienda Santa Rosa. Known locally as La Casona (meaning “large house” in Spanish), this monument marks the fall of filibuster William Walker and his professional mercenaries to a local peasant army in 1856. Today, La Casona is a museum dedicated to the memory of this battle. This tour will allow you to stop by and explore this historical sight. Rated 3.9/10 by visitors
Indulge your adventurous side with a visit to the underground caves at Barra Honda National Park. Rated 7.5/10 by visitors
The Marlin del Rey Catamaran Tour is a great activity for family and friends to enjoy ocean breezes and coastline scenery while sipping delicious tropical drinks. Feel the wind in your hair and bask in the sun while sailing silently past beautiful bays and sandy beaches. Rated 7.0/10 by visitors
This tour begins with a one-hour drive through the Guanacaste mountain range. During this portion, you’ll be privileged with excellent views of the dormant Miravalles Volcano. Although the volcano hasn’t experienced significant eruptions in some time, it continues to expel gas and geysers near its base— emanations which are used by the government to produce geothermal energy. Rated 7.5/10 by visitors
Take a Tamarindo Sportfishing tour for big game fishing with the area’s most experienced captains on top quality sea crafts. Tamarindo, situated in the Guanacaste region, is Costa Rica’s closest point to the continental shelf, so your trip is spent catching fish instead of searching for them. Rated 7.0/10 by visitors
Kayak tours through mangroves and estuaries allow for ideal nature watching – with no motor to spook the animals, creatures will oftentimes remain quietly along the shoreline as you paddle through.
Nicaragua, Costa Rica’s northern neighbor, is extremely close to Guanacaste. A beautiful country with a rich culture and full history, Nicaragua offers travelers a unique contrast to Costa Rica. Rated 6.8/10 by visitors
The two hour canopy tour is a chance for visitors to glide through the pristine forest land of the adventure destination Hacienda La Norma in the Guanacaste region.
Come explore the beautiful Tortuga Island on this full-day tour. You'll enjoy lovely landscapes, tasty meals, and fun activities like swimming, snorkeling, and volleyball.
During this night tour you will visit the Marino Baulas National Park where during the months of November to February Leatherback Turtles nest along the shores of Playa Grande. Rated 3.8/10 by visitors
The Borinquen Adventure is an exciting combination of horseback riding, zip lining and soaking in hot springs. Rated 6.5/10 by visitors
Enjoy an exciting day of hiking through the bountiful Rincon de La Vieja National Park with an experienced naturalist guide on this tour. Rated 6.8/10 by visitors
The calm Corobici River is located in Guanacaste, near Liberia. This is an excellent river for families looking to float down a gorgeous and gentle jungle river, surrounded by nature and wildlife. Rated 7.1/10 by visitors
Have your camera handy as you search the riverbanks for monkeys, crocodiles, and a myriad of birds on this nature cruise through the Palo Verde National Park. Rated 6.8/10 by visitors
This adventure combo at Rincon de La Vieja is an action packed full day expedition that features a guided visit to Hacienda Guachipelin Lodge, next to Rincon De La Vieja National Park. There are 4 main activities during this day of adventure canopy (zip line) tour and rapelling through the Rio Blanco Canyon and horseback riding expedition to nearby waterfalls, relax at a rustic spa featuring volcano heated thermal waters, steam and mud bath. Rated 6.8/10 by visitors
Paddle from Tamarindo to Capitan Island to enjoy some snorkeling on the Kayak Snorkeling Tour in the Guanacaste region. Rated 6.5/10 by visitors
Paddle down the exciting rapids of the Tenorio River and enjoy the area's lush scenery while on this adventurous rafting tour. Rated 7.1/10 by visitors
Arenal is one of Costa Rica’s greatest natural wonders. It hosts both the country’s most active (and picture-perfect) volcano and its largest lake. The mountains here are covered with vibrant rainforests and the animal/plant diversity is plentiful. For this reason, any trip to Costa Rica is – in many ways – incomplete without a visit to Arenal. Rated 7.0/10 by visitors
Set out to explore the beach, forest and mountains on this 2 1/2hour ATV tour. Situated in the beach town of Tamarindo - which lies within the legendary Guanacaste region - this tour provides an exhilarating and adventurous way to explore the natural beauty that Costa Rica is known for. Rated 6.7/10 by visitors
The Kayak Tour to the Tamarindo Estuary offers an adventure through a wildlife filled nature setting near Tamarindo in the Guanacaste region.
This expedition at the Buena Vista Lodge allows tour members to enjoy canopy tours and horseback rides, hanging bridges and hot springs all in one day. Oh right and then there is that 400-meter waterslide through the forest. Rated 7.0/10 by visitors