Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Province of Puntarenas tours, things to do and tickets

Manuel Antonio Park Nature Guided Tour

Duration: 3 hours
The regular group is of 6 to 8 people max.
The tour is a nature walk in the Manuel Antonio National Park with a nature specialist.

Manuel Antonio Park is considered to be one of the most diverse habitats in the world. The high number of species per square meter is countless.

Monkeys, sloths, lizards, toucans, humming birds, lizards and a lot more.
Our naturalist tour guides have a professional spotting scope for observing the wildlife and with the telescope you can also take memorable photographs by taking your own pictures through our optical equipment.

Tortuga Island Tour with Costa Cat

Duration: 8 hours
Costa Cat cruises daily to beautiful Tortuga island from the world class Los Suenos Marina. A short shuttle from Jaco or the surrounding areas and you will be greeted by a complimentary light breakfast onboard prior to departing in comfort across the Gulf of Nicoya in our 55 ft air conditioned catamaran. Upon arrival at the island our guests have the option of going snorkeling or just relaxing under the swaying palms in their beach chairs and enjoying paradise. Next, our world-famous lunch is served, with both vegetarian and vegan options as well as standard Costa Rican fare. The next activities planned are some fun in the water on our banana boat ride, or a nature hike to explore the island and it’s epic sea views from the higher viewpoints of Tortuga Island.

Full Day Waterfall Adventure

Duration: 7 hours
Our Full Day Waterfall Adventure really is a tour like no other from top to bottom. Our attention to detail on every aspect of this tour is second to none. There is very limited hiking on this tour with easy access to each of the 5 locations, so this tour is perfect for large families ranging in ALL ages as well as athletic capabilities so that no one needs to be excluded. We have perfectly curated this tour to combine that "outside your comfort zone" sense of adventure without compromising you or your families safety! You are given the opportunity to SAFELY and EFFICIENTLY do some things you may other wise not have the chance to do by licensed and EXTREMELY capable tour guides. However, you will NEVER be forced to do anything you do not wish to do, only encouraged to try something you may not normally do! Safety and detail are what we hold in highest regard on our Waterfall Adventure and you will see what we mean first hand when you book with Paddle 9!

Manuel Antonio Park Tour and its Amazing Wildlife and Beaches

Duration: 2 hours
BEFORE booking please notice that:

1- Park is closed every Tuesday
2- Park entry is $18.08 (adult) and $5.65 (kids) additional to the price
3- Instructions how to buy your Park tickets ONLINE will be specified in the Viator/TripAdvisor confirmation email, in the tab "Before You Go"
4- If you show up to the tour with NO TICKETS and for some reason the tickets are sold the tour is cancelled with no refund, rescheduling could be an option BUT upon availability
5- If you need transportation from your lodging place please inquiry

SMALL groups GUARANTEED, PRIVATE TOUR is also available!

This knowledgeable and entertaining 100% local tour operator is always looking to provide the best customized tour experiences for visitors to Manuel Antonio

Come and explore the Manuel Antonio National Park with the experts, we are certified and local guides and we are ready for a lifetime experience during your visit to Manuel Antonio, don't miss the chance we are happy to take you and enjoy our office!

Manuel Antonio National Park Combo Tour from San Jose

Duration: 12 hours
Explore the Manuel Antonio National Park and its white-sand beaches on this day trip from San Jose. Enjoy the included breakfast and lunch, and stop to look for crocodiles and scarlet macaws.

The Original Canopy Tour Monteverde

Duration: 3 hours
The Original Canopy Tour offers Canopy Tour, Rappel, Tarzan Swing and  an exhilarating opportunity to soar through the treetops high above the forest floor on the adventure of a lifetime. Here you will view the jungle life from a perspective previously reserved for a selected group of researchers and photographers. Everything wa designed for your fun but always preserving the forest.

100% Adventure Park Combo: Zipline, Superman, and Mega Tarzan Tour in Monteverde

Duration: 2 hours
Visit 100% Aventura adventure park, during this 2-hour experience in the Costa Rican rainforest. This combo canopy tour includes the park's most popular attractions: zipline course (10 cables), the Superman (two cables), rope bridge, rappel, buggy ride, and, last but certainly not least, the Mega Tarzan Swing. Select a morning or afternoon departure time when booking.

Horse Tours, Jaco region Costa Rica

Duration: 3 hours
Step off the tourist trail into the safe hands of Shawna and Rod and their incredible team. Every detail is taken care of, meaning you can relax and get into the Pura Vida spirit.

Our award winning tour will take you through the stunning, pristine, primary forest and across the open farm land of this 1300 plus acre private reserve. Surrounded by an amazing array of flora and fauna. A perfect combination of riding, nature exploration, relaxation and fun. A completely unique experience

Manuel Antonio or Quepos: Manuel Antonio National Park Tour

Duration: 3 hours
Discover one of most enthralling nature experiences in Costa Rica during a tour of Manuel Antonio National Park. Spot monkeys, sloths, and toucans in the wild.

Zip lining, rappel and a Tarzan Swing

Duration: 3 hours
Located in the heart of the Naranjo Biological Corridor in the Central Pacific of Costa Rica and in which Manuel Antonio National Park is also located, this zip lining  offers the perfect setting to enjoy the scenic beauty of a large number of flora and fauna: white-faced monkeys and congos, hammers, raccoons, squirrels, birds and more awaits you while enjoying the maximum adrenaline of the hand of the experts in making the unforgettable experiences! In addition , this tour is the only zip lining located near of Manuel Antonio (15 minutes) and Quepos (5 minutes) which allows us to offer a short duration in the transfers Hotel-Canopy-Hotel so we are able able to provide our client the opportunity to have more time to perform other activities in the area during the day. Our Tour is for everyone! With 20 platforms, 10 lines,1 tarzan Swing,1 suspension bridge and 1 rappel, this activitie can be made from kids (5 years and up) to the oldest, beginners and experienced. .

Chocolate Tour Manuel Antonio

Duration: 3 hours
We offer more than just chocolate, Firstly, the chocolate tour begins with the cultural and biological background of cacao in Costa Rica. It further introduces into the collecting, fermenting, grinding and finally the making of chocolate, the drink of the gods.

Secondly, we talk about coffee and its importance for Costa Rica's economic and cultural development. We have a showroom with important coffee picking instruments and a better explanation of the process of coffee production. We want to show you how to make Café-Chorreado, the real Costa Rican practice of preparing coffee. Amongst other sampling methods.

Finally, we want to look at one of the most important aspects of Costarican culture and tradition, the trapiche: A sugar cane mill run through two beautiful oxen (Fast & Furious). Here we grind sugar cane to extract the juice and make all kinds of local and delicious candy. This is for sure the sweetest tour in the area.

ALL-INCLUSIVE Manuel Antonio National Park Guided Tour.

Duration: 2 hours - 3 hours
Join us to explore Manuel Antonio National Park, our number one philosophy it's to create informative, fun, and educational experiences, our activities and excursions are personalized and professionally developed by our team of premium Costa Rican tourism board ( I.C.T.) certified naturalist tour guides, exclusively designed for small groups (8 people max), semi-private (6 people max) or private groups (Fully Private) in mind, you’ll follow your guide and navigate the lush evergreen forest. As you make your way through the beautifully preserved park, you will find yourself next to all different species of mammals and a variety of tropical birds!   

Private round-trip transportation from your hotel (Manuel Antonio & Quepos Hotels ONLY) will be provided, don't forget to pack your smartphones​ or digital cameras to connect our ATX or BTX Swarovski spotting scopes to your phone or camera and capture great HD wildlife photos and videos up close.

Zip Lining, Rappeling, Tarzan Swing, Waterfalls and More from Manuel Antonio

Duration: 6 hours
Immerse yourself in this magnificent property located in the heart of Costa Rica’s protected rainforest. ADR Adventure Park will give you not only one of the most complete adventures during your vacation, but also an unforgettable journey through lush, pristine vegetation that is surrounded by amazing waterfalls and wildlife.

Our unique mix of canyoning and zip lining waterfall adventures includes:

4x4 Transportation

Zipline Through Waterfall

Free Fall From Zip To River Pool

Zip Over Waterfall

Waterfall Zippel (180 foot Waterfall Controlled Descent)

Speedy Gonzales Zipline

Big Daddy Waterfall Zip-Rappel

Tarzan Swing

Back to Life Zip

Road Runner Zip

Lento Rodriguez Zip

Canyon Dry Rappel

Rainforest Nature Walk

Waterfall, Swiming and Jumping (When river levels allow)

Includes bilingual guides, snack and lunch, certified equipment, photographer (pictures available for purchase), and A/C transportation to and from hotels or houses in Manuel Antonio or Quepos. 

La Fortuna or Monteverde: One-Way Boat Transfer

Duration: 4 hours - 4 hours
Break up your journey between La Fortuna and Monteverde in either direction with an informative boat ride across Lake Arenal.

Whitewater Rafting Savegre Class II-III plus Waterfall Manuel Antonio

Duration: 6 hours
A journey of unsurpassed beauty, jungle vegetation and exploding whitewater. 

For the adventuresome beginner and experienced rafter the Class  II and III rapids will have you  filled with adrenaline as you paddle hard over the waves. Along the way you will be astounded by the awesome canyons, waterfalls, and primary rainforest of Costa Rica. The Savegre River is a magnificent stretch of whitewater that begins its course by winding out of a sparsely inhabited valley in the mountains.  This trip also includes a stop at a beautiful waterfall. 

Includes snack, lunch, certified equipment and guides, safety kayaker, and A/C transportation to and from hotels or houses in Manuel Antonio or Quepos.

Sunset Sails Tours Afternoon or Morning Cruise

Duration: 4 hours
This is a family business tour with over 24 years of experience we take great pride in our client service and in our food, our tour consists in going around the coast of Manuel Antonio, we try to look for dolphins, turtles, stingrays and whales depend of the season, we don’t guarantee the slightness of animals, since they are of course wild, but we do our best to find them. Then we anchor the boat on a beautiful jungle bay where we make snorkeling for 45 minutes while we prepare the clients the delicious meal that we give, after the experience of eating in the middle of the ocean we come back from our tour, to the Marina Pez Vela.

Manuel Antonio Canopy Tour - Longest Twin Zip Line in Central America

Duration: 5 hours
We provide a proprietary, hands free braking system which will allow the riders to enjoy the incredible views without the worry and how and when to brake at the end of line.

Rancho Típico Don Juan, Horseback Riding tour

Duration: 5 hours
We decide to do a special and personal tour with no more than 10 persons, our idea is you can enjoy every second in our ranch and can learn and make any questions about the nature during our trip and be part of our family.

Selvatura Park Hanging Bridge Tour in Monteverde

Duration: 2 hours
Walk through the Monteverde Cloud Forest canopy via multiple hanging bridges and observe the majesty of nature over the course of a peaceful hike.

From Manuel Antonio: Rainmaker Conservation Park Night Tour

Duration: 3 hours
Embark on a night tour of Rainmaker Park with hotel transfers from Manuel Antonio. Enjoy a guided walk through the park and marvel at the various ecosystems and wildlife under the cover of darkness.