Tamarindo Tours and Activities

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

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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

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

Kayaking   Snorkeling  

Rates starting at
$65
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. Rated 7.0/10 by visitors

Catamaran Tour   Kayaking   Snorkeling  

Rates starting at
$75
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
$105
per person, taxes included

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

ATV Tours  

Rates starting at
$58
per person, taxes included

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.

Zip Lines  

Rates starting at
$50
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. Rated 7.0/10 by visitors

Sport Fishing  

Rates starting at
$825
for your group, taxes included

Take surfing lessons in Tamarindo from the fun loving instructors of Arenas Adventures. Rated 7.5/10 by visitors

Surf Lessons   Surfing  

Rates starting at
$65
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. Rated 7.1/10 by visitors

Safari Float  

Rates starting at
$117
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. Rated 7.5/10 by visitors

Guided Tours   Hiking  

Rates starting at
$147
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. Rated 3.9/10 by visitors

Guided Tours   Hiking  

Rates starting at
$99
per person, taxes included

Indulge your adventurous side with a visit to the underground caves at Barra Honda National Park. Rated 7.5/10 by visitors

Cave Exploration   Guided Tours   Hiking  

Rates starting at
$165
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. Rated 6.8/10 by visitors

Guided Tours  

Rates starting at
$176
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. Rated 6.0/10 by visitors

Guided Tours   Hiking  

Rates starting at
$122
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. Rated 7.0/10 by visitors

Guided Tours   Horseback Riding   Hot Springs   Suspension Bridges  

Rates starting at
$150
per person, taxes included

The Borinquen Adventure is an exciting combination of horseback riding, zip lining and soaking in hot springs. Rated 6.5/10 by visitors

Horseback Riding   Hot Springs   Zip Lines  

Rates starting at
$157
per person, taxes included

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

Turtle Nestling Tour  

Rates starting at
$109
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. Rated 7.1/10 by visitors

Rafting  

Rates starting at
$159
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. Rated 6.8/10 by visitors

Guided Tours   Hiking  

Rates starting at
$99
per person, taxes included

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.

Kayaking   Mangrove Tours  

Rates starting at
$93
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. Rated 7.0/10 by visitors

Hiking   Hot Springs  

Rates starting at
$194
per person, taxes included

The green hillsides of Monteverde are a welcome contrast to the expansive, semi-dry scenery of the Pacific lowlands. It is here – at the Selvatura Private Reserve – that your tour will unfold. Rated 7.5/10 by visitors

Butterfly Garden   Suspension Bridges   Zip Lines  

Rates starting at
$189
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. Rated 6.8/10 by visitors

Horseback Riding   Hot Springs   Rappel   Zip Lines  

Rates starting at
$159
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. Rated 6.8/10 by visitors

Boat Tours   Guided Tours  

Rates starting at
$103
per person, taxes included