Turrialba’s refreshing rivers cascade down the mountainsides winding through canyon cliffs creating epic rafting adventures on both the Pacuare and Pejibaye rivers. Bursting with nature, wildlife and friendly people, this area thrives under the towering Turrialba Volcano located in nearby Turrialba Volcano National Park. The active crater occasionally erupts putting on quite a show. Visitors to this small bustling city surrounded by tropical rainforests will discover an array of exciting activities including whitewater rafting, rappelling over waterfalls, mountain biking tours, horseback riding, or exploring an ancient archeological site called Guayabo de Turriabla, full of newly discovered mysterious ruins and artifacts. Even the cows enjoy living here as they produce the creamiest cheese for which Turrialba is famous! Located approximately 2 hours southeast of the capital city of San Jose.
This easy-going bike ride takes you on a tour of a plantation growing a huge variety of tropical fruits, vegetables, coffee and nuts using sustainable practices. You’ll also tour the surrounding forest and visit a 45 acre botanical garden on the premises full of native flowers. The plantation is part of an educational center dedicated to environmental and agricultural sustainability. ...
Suggested age range: 8+
This fascinating guided hike allows you to explore one of Costa Rica’s most mysterious ancient archeological sites where discoveries are still being made. A very large civilization existed at this site and scientist are keen to learn more about the beliefs and lifestyle of the people who later vanished to find out what may have happened.Your day will begin when you are picked up from y ...
Suggested age range: 1+
Adventure, Extreme, Rafting
White water rafting enthusiasts from around the world visit Costa Rica just to experience the excitement of the Pacuare River. Its Class lll and Class lV rapids wind through ever-changing landscapes from pristine rainforests to rock canyons.Your day will begin when you are picked up at your hotel and driven to the Rio Pacuare for a fun packed day riding the rapids. Your experienced rafti ...
Suggested age range: 12+
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