Tamarindo Tours and Activities

Tamarindo, Costa Rica tours and activities listing, a guide of excursions available while traveling in Tamarindo.

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Catamaran Tour

 

Paddle from Tamarindo to Capitan Island to enjoy some snorkeling on the Kayak Snorkeling Tour in the Guanacaste region.

Kayaking   Snorkeling  

Rates starting at
$65
per person, taxes included

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.

Sport Fishing  

Rates starting at
$950
for your group, taxes included

If you love mountain biking, you'll want to sign up for this tour. You'll be led along over 8 miles (13 km) trails that wind through an impressive Costa Rican landscape near Tamarindo.

Guided Tours  

Rates starting at
$55
per person, taxes included

This tour of the Papagayo Gulf will take you along the coast of Costa Rica’s Guanacaste region. Guanacaste is a tropical region with abundant fish near its coast.

Boat Tours   Guided Tours   Marine Mammal Observation   Snorkeling  

Rates starting at
$671
for your group, taxes included

This tour is for intermediate surfers. Your surfing guide will take you on a boat ride to surf in the Guanacaste Conservation Area. A professional surfing instructor will join you in the water and help you to get the most out of your surfing experience. Besides great surfing, this area has beautiful beaches and waters that are frequented by dolphins and whales.

Boat Tours   Surf Lessons  

Rates starting at
$625
for your group, taxes included

This is a half-day surfing tour in Costa Rica’s Gulf of Papagayo. Ollie’s Point has world-class surfing and consistently excellent waves. For this tour you will take a ride out to the point in a comfortable motorboat that has plenty of room for passengers and surfing gear.

Boat Tours   Surf Lessons  

Rates starting at
$625
for your group, taxes included

Surfing at Witch’s Rock is for fairly advanced surfers who are ready to experience some of the best waves in Costa Rica. The hollow waves crashing on either side of this rocky formation have a reputation for being consistent and powerful. They break over a sandy bottom.

Boat Tours   Surf Lessons  

Rates starting at
$500
for your group, taxes included

On a Blue Dolphin sailing tour, you’ll head out into the Pacific Ocean for a few hours of fun. With both public and private tours available, you can choose between a sailing and snorkeling adventure or a sunset sail at day’s end.

Catamaran Tour   Snorkeling  

Rates starting at
$70
per person, taxes included

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.

Catamaran Tour   Kayaking   Snorkeling  

Rates starting at
$60
per person, taxes included

Tamarindo is in the Guanacaste region of Costa Rica. This region has sandy Pacific beaches along the coast and tropical dry forest in the mountains. On this tour you’ll navigate an ATV on a path through a wild and isolated landscape.

ATV Tours  

Rates starting at
$58
per person, taxes included

The Guanacaste region has some of Costa Rica’s most famous beaches. This tour highlights some of the activities you might want to try while you’re near the shore. You’ll get to snorkel, see coastal wildlife, surf, and swim.

Guided Tours   Snorkeling  

Rates starting at
$108
per person, taxes included

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.

Guided Tours  

Rates starting at
$180
per person, taxes included

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.

Guided Tours   Hiking  

Rates starting at
$147
per person, taxes included

The Borinquen Adventure is an exciting combination of horseback riding, zip lining and soaking in hot springs.

Horseback Riding   Hot Springs   Zip Lines  

Rates starting at
$157
per person, taxes included

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.

Safari Float  

Rates starting at
$117
per person, taxes included

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.

Guided Tours   Horseback Riding   Hot Springs   Suspension Bridges  

Rates starting at
$150
per person, taxes included

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.

Hiking   Hot Springs  

Rates starting at
$194
per person, taxes included

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.

Horseback Riding   Hot Springs   Rappel   Zip Lines  

Rates starting at
$159
per person, taxes included

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.

Guided Tours   Hiking  

Rates starting at
$103
per person, taxes included

Paddle down the exciting rapids of the Tenorio River and enjoy the area's lush scenery while on this adventurous rafting tour.

Rafting  

Rates starting at
$159
per person, taxes included

Indulge your adventurous side with a visit to the underground caves at Barra Honda National Park.

Cave Exploration   Guided Tours   Hiking  

Rates starting at
$165
per person, taxes included

Enjoy an exciting day of hiking through the bountiful Rincon de La Vieja National Park with an experienced naturalist guide on this tour.

Guided Tours   Hiking  

Rates starting at
$103
per person, taxes included

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.

Boat Tours   Guided Tours  

Rates starting at
$103
per person, taxes included

Take surfing lessons in Tamarindo from the fun loving instructors of Arenas Adventures.

Surf Lessons   Surfing  

Rates starting at
$65
per person, taxes included

As local legend has it, God washed his paintbrush in the Río Celeste after he painted the sky. Upon seeing the blue-tinted waters of this river, this legend will make a great deal of sense.

Guided Tours   Hiking  

Rates starting at
$122
per person, taxes included

The Kayak Tour to the Tamarindo Estuary offers an adventure through a wildlife filled nature setting near Tamarindo in the Guanacaste region.

Kayaking  

Rates starting at
$65
per person, taxes included

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.

Boat Tours   Guided Tours   Kayaking   Snorkeling  

Rates starting at
$115
per person, taxes included

Playas del Coco (or Coconut Beach) is on the coast of the Guanacaste region, near a small beach town that has plenty of accommodations for visitors. This is a popular fishing beach for visitors and Costa Rican fishermen alike.

Fresh Water Fishing  

Rates starting at
$687
for your group, taxes included