Experience the biodiversity and natural majesty of Costa Rica?s most-visited nature reserve on this full-day, guided tour to La Paz Waterfall gardens with safari boat tour on the Sarapiqui River included. Learn about and see exotic animals and insects living in the animal sanctuary. Relax during a boat cruise as your guide points out monkeys, birds, sloth, ocelots, jaguar and more along the shoreline.
- Full-day, guided tour of a private nature park and animal sanctuary
- Visit the La Paz Waterfall Gardens
- Cruise down the Sarapiqui River to see vegetation and exotic wildlife
- Park entrance fees, transportation, and lunch included
What You Can Expect
La Paz Waterfall Gardens is the # 1 most visited private ecological attraction in Costa Rica that offers you the best trails near San Jose, the most famous waterfalls in Costa Rica, including the famous La Paz Waterfall, an animal sanctuary and private reserve of wildlife with more than 100 species of animals and environmental education programs. Five waterfalls, cloud forest and rainforest, trails, aviary with 40 species of birds, feeding toucans in the palm of the hand, titi monkeys, display of insects, butterfly farm with their laboratory, 2-toed sloths, capuchin monkeys or capuchins, spider monkeys, garden of hummingbirds with more than 26 documented species, feeding hummingbirds in the palm of the hand in the mornings and afternoons, serpentarium, jaguar, pumas, ocelots, tigrillos, cauceles, house of peace with area of domestic animals and cart with oxen. Frog, display of orchids, display of heliconias, bromeliads. All this in one place makes it the most important ecological attraction of Costa Rica.
After enjoying this wonderful place we will go to the Caribbean area to visit the famous Sarapiqui River that crosses a variety of environments: humid tropical forests, mountains, pastures and more. The river is popular with rafters, who come to ride their rapids, but it also has quieter sections that are perfect for safari-style floats. This tour is a relaxed boat trip to explore the vibrant river ecosystem. As your boat sails downstream, be attentive to wildlife in the water and on land. You may be able to see monkeys, iguanas, sloths, crocodiles, lizards, otters and a wide variety of bird species. Your guides will help you detect animals and explain the ecological importance of the surrounding area. This tour lasts two hours and takes place in a comfortable and modern boat. The boat has a special engine designed to minimize the impact on the environment.
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Entrance fees
- National Park fees
- Bottled water
- Buffet lunch
- Professional guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Guaranteed to skip the long lines
- Small-group tour
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan
- Gratuities (recommended)
- Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Dress code is smart casual
- Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
- Wheelchair accessible
- Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Local operator information
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Schedule and Pricing
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San Jose Downtown Hotels
7:00 am daily
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time. Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
13 hours (approx.)
The lobby of the Hotel