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Costa Rica Kayaking Adventure

9 days, San José to San José

Kayaking travellers in Costa Rica

Glide straight into the core of the Costa Rican experience and hit three of the country'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! Get really wild at Lake Arenal, the centre of adventure sports like paddleboarding, then cruise through the canals of Tortuguero in search of monkeys and sloths. Experience lush greenery and Caribbean flavour from a whole different level when you kayak Costa Rica.

9 days

San José to San José

From$6463HKD
was $8079
Valid on Jul 30 2022
Trip Code: CRKA

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Glide straight into the core of the Costa Rican experience and hit three of the country'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! Get really wild at Lake Arenal, the centre of adventure sports like paddleboarding, then cruise through the canals of Tortuguero in search of monkeys and sloths. 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: 3 - Average

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

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 16, avg 10

Age requirement: 12+

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

Visa Requirements

9 days

San José to San José

From$6463HKD
was $8079
Valid on Jul 30 2022
Trip Code: CRKA

Need a flight? We can help.

Call us to book your flights! We'll find you the best option!

Special Offers

Expires on Jun 01, 2022 03:59 UTC
Promo Code G22GAV020ADV09

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Ripple Score

100

Map of the route for Costa Rica Kayaking Adventure

Places visited

Itinerary

Day 1San José

Arrive at any time.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2San José/La Fortuna

Travel from San José to La Fortuna, and opt to swim at a local swimming hole at the base of a waterfall during free time in the afternoon.

Day 3La Fortuna

Take to the water and enjoy an included combo kayaking and stand-up paddle board session on Lake Arenal. Enjoy a free afternoon, and opt to go rafting, waterfall rappelling, or take a dip in therapeutic hot springs.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Hands-On Moment Stand-Up Paddle and Kayak Combo

Day 4La Fortuna

Enjoy a free day for adrenaline-fueled optionals such as whitewater rafting on Class III and IV rapids, waterfall rappelling or mountain biking. Or take it easy with some bird watching in Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge by boat or a massage in town.

Day 5La Fortuna/Sarapiquí

Travel to Sarapiquí and to the tranquil Cuarto River. Hop into kayaks and cruise downstream. The calm waters are perfect for birdwatching and wildlife spotting in the forest canopy.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Hands-On Moment Guided River Kayak Excursion

Meals included:

Lunch | Dinner

Day 6Sarapiquí/Tortuguero

Travel east towards the Caribbean coast, then transfer to a boat and motor through canals to arrive in Tortuguero at the jungle-lined coast of Costa Rica. After arrival, enjoy a visit to the town of Tortuguero.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 7Tortuguero

Enjoy an included guided kayaking excursions this morning, followed by free time in the afternoon. Opt for a nighttime excursion to look for nesting sea turtles laying eggs when it is turtle season.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Hands-On Moment Guided Kayak Excursion

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 8Tortuguero/San José

Return to San José for an optional final night out with the group.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch

Day 9San José

Depart at any time.

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What's Included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your Hands-On Moment: Stand-Up Paddle and Kayak Combo, Arenal
  • Your Discover Moment: La Fortuna
  • Your Hands-On Moment: Guided River Kayak Excursion, Sarapiquí
  • Your Hands-On Moment: Guided Kayak Excursion, Tortuguero
  • Guided kayaking on Cuarto River (Sarapiquí)
  • Guided kayaking and wildlife viewing through the canals of Tortuguero
  • Visit to the town of Tortuguero
  • Free time in La Fortuna
  • Transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Hotels (5 nts), cottages (1 nt, multi-share), jungle lodge (2 nts).

Meals

3 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners
Allow USD250-325 for meals not included.

Transportation

Public bus, private vehicle, boat, kayak, walking.

Staff & experts

CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

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

My Own Room - From $2369.00

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.

Make it a private tour

Book this tour as a private departure - with your own CEO and all the benefits of a G Adventures group tour - for any group, big or small (even just one traveller).

Costa Rica Kayaking Adventure

| 9 days - San José to San José - from $6463 HKD