A Meaningful Family Adventure in Costa Rica

Learn to surf, raft the Pacuare River, zip-line, snorkel, swim with dolphins in the wild, go on a floating safari, and help care for animals at a wildlife rescue center

Suggested Family Adventure Itinerary in Costa Rica

Price: US$6,000 per adult, $3,800 per child under 12

This adventure enables you to bond as a family as you help care for animals at a wildlife rescue center, combined with activities to challenge you physically, such as zip lining and white-water rafting

Trip Highlights

  • Learning an enormous amount about monkeys, parrots and more as you care for them
  • Zip lining over the rainforest canopy
  • Rafting on the Pacuare River
  • Rappelling
  • Surfing
  • Mountain biking
  • More adventure activities in Rincon de la Vieja
  • Luxury hotels

Price (US$6,000 per adult, $3,800 per child under 12) Includes

  • Luxury accommodation throughout
  • Private transfers
  • Expert local guides
  • Breakfasts and meals as specified (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Volunteering costs
Note: Price excludes international flights

Day by Day Sample Itinerary
($19,600 for a family of four)

Day 1 Arrive San Jose, fly to Arenal, stay at Nayara Tented Camp

Day 2 Zip-line adventure and canopy walk through the rainforest. Night safari walk to see nocturnal creatures (B,L)

Day 3-4 Help at a wildlife rescue center: prepare meals for monkeys, parrots and more, create enrichments for them and maintain their enclosures (B,L)

Day 5 Begin your white-water rafting adventure to Pacuare Lodge, deep in the rainforest (B,L,D)

Day 6  Rappel and zip-line, with lunch at “The Nest” a canopy high in the treetops (B,L,D)

Day 7 White-water raft out, transfer to Papagayo, stay at Four Seasons (B,L)

Day 8 Surfing/surf lessons in morning, mountain biking in afternoon (B,L)

Day 9 Full day adventure in Rincon de la Vieja volcano National Park – hike, zip line, river tube, horse ride, visit waterfalls (B,L)

Day 10 Transfer to Liberia airport and fly out (B)

Note – this is a sample itinerary, designed to give you a flavor of Costa Rica, and we delight in crafting trips to your exact preferences.

You can customize this trip to suit your specific requirements, in fact any aspect of the itinerary can be altered, from excursions to accommodation.

Got a crazy request, or an off-the -radar place you have longed to visit? Just let us know – we delight in delighting you!

Here are some suggestions to customize this adventure itinerary:

  • Join marine biologists in conserving Hammerhead Sharks
  • Swim with a megapod of Spinner Dolphins
  • Hike in the cloud forest of Monteverde
  • Help conserve sea turtles in Osa Peninsula

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