Day Trips & Excursions

Arenal Volcano and Tabacón Hot Springs Day Trip from San Jose

Don’t miss out on one of Costa Rica’s most popular activities — an Arenal Volcano and Tabacón hot springs tour! The day trip from San Jose includes a visit to Arenal 1968, a trail that puts you close enough to the volcano to see any lava that might be spewing out. Continue to the artisan town of Sarchí, savor lunch in La Fortuna and finish at Tabacón Grand Spa Thermal Resort, relaxing in naturally heated pools and enjoying dinner. This tour is limited to 20 people, providing a small-group experience.
13 hours
Water Sports

Rio Balsa Whitewater Rafting Tour from La Fortuna

Paddle through Class II and III rapids on this white-water rafting tour down the Rio Balsa in Costa Rica. On this 4-hour trip, your guide will lead you down the easy and exciting rapids that flow through a rainforest. Keep an eye on the land and sky for monkeys, sloths, and birds. After rafting, reward your efforts with a scrumptious lunch at a local restaurant. Bonus: Hotel transport from La Fortuna is included.
6 hours
Outdoor Activities

Canyoning in the Lost Canyon

See another side of Costa Rica by spending 4 hours experiencing the best of this Central American country’s wildest nature. Get ready for adventure and go canyoning in the jagged landscape of the Lost Canyon, near the Arenal Volcano. Rappel down cliffs next to three waterfalls and dip into refreshing pools, hike through the lush, verdant rainforest, and learn about the geological history of the area. Plus, enjoy a delicious, authentic Costa Rican lunch. The tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off.
4 hours
Water Sports

Sarapiquí River Whitewater Rafting Tour

Take a rollicking ride down Sarapiquí River on this white-water rafting tour from La Fortuna. A guide leads your group down Class III and IV rapids that have names like the Terminator and Dos Locos. Take a riverside snack break at the halfway point and after you're done riding the rapids, refuel with lunch at a local restaurant. Bonus: Pickup and drop-off from La Fortuna hotels are included.
7.5 hours
Outdoor Activities

Río Celeste Waterfall Hike from Arenal

Discover the celestial blue waters of Tenorio Volcano National Park on this day trip from La Fortuna. Trek through a jungle, learn from an expert guide about the rainforest’s plant and animal life, and come upon Río Celeste waterfall and its glowing azure lagoon. Find more magic at Los Teñideros, where two rivers merge — and watch the water turn turquoise before your very eyes. Uncover the secret behind this transformation and after the hike, tuck into a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. Air-conditioned hotel transport is included.
8 hours
Family Friendly

Arenal Observatory and Hiking Tour from La Fortuna

Enjoy this hiking adventure to see the Arenal Observatory from different angles. Experience a picturesque panoramic view of the volcano, Arenal Lake and the beautiful landscapes. At the end of the day, relax and unwind with a dip in a natural hot water river before returning to your hotel.
6 hours
Transfers & Ground Transport

Transfer from La Fortuna to Monteverde by Crossing Arenal Lake

This service, half tour – half transfer is an scenic, fast and the newest way to go from La Fortuna (Arenal Volcano Area), to the Monteverde area.
4 hours
Walking & Biking Tours

Single-Track Mountain Bike Tour in Arenal Volcano

Challenge yourself on this half-day mountain-bike tour near the base of Arenal Volcano. On an intense 12-mile (19-km) single-track trail, follow an expert guide through breathtaking rainforest and pasture landscapes. Barrel across rivers and mud puddles, and capture spectacular views of the formidable volcano and tropical wildlife along the way. Stop halfway for a refreshing snack break before finishing your gripping, unforgettable ride. Pickup and drop-off from most La Fortuna hotels are included.
4 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip to Unique Caño Negro from La Fortuna

Unique Caño Negro is one of the most amazing trips for incredible bird watching in Costa Rica.
9 hours
Outdoor Activities

Rio Celeste Hike

Mysterius and enchanting, in the very depths of the Tenorio Volcano, manifestations of hidden power transform the union of the Buena Vista and Roble rivers into a sky blue stream, giving birth to one of the most extraordinary phenomenon’s of nature: “Light Blue River”.
8 hours