The area around Arenal, Costa Rica’s most active volcano, holds an array of outdoor attractions that make it a great place to spend several nights. It’s the perfect destination for nature lovers and adventurous travelers, since you can chose from bird watching, horseback riding, mountain biking, white water rafting, hikes down various jungle trails to water falls, a canyon tour, exploring the rainforest canopy on zip lines, or aerial bridges, or a boat trip to Caño Negro, which is a great place for wildlife watching.

 (pick ups and drop offs from hotels near Arenal Lake have a surcharge)


Arenal Volcano Tour, Silencio Trail & Ecotermales Hot Springs

The tour begins with a 20 minute trip to the far west side of Arenal Volcano, where you’ll spend about one hour exploring the Silencio Trail (Silent Trail).

Arenal Volcano Horseback Riding

Ford crystal clear rivers and explore lush tropical rainforest as you ride horseback in the shadow of the majestic Arenal Volcano. This tour offers you the opportunity to get an up-close view of this rumbling behemoth as well as enjoy the surrounding landscape accompanied by a knowledgeable local guide.

Arenal Hanging Bridges

Located in a 250 hectares protected rain forest preserve not far from the Arenal Volcano, the Arenal Hanging Bridges offer visitors an unprecedented look at the multi-level biological diversity of a tropical rainforest.

Night Hiking
(Ecocentro Danaus & Butterfly Garden)

Have you ever wondered about the shadowy creatures that inhabit the rainforest when the sun goes down? You know…those creepy crawlies that sent you packing to your parent’s room when you were a little kid? No need to wonder any longer. This excursion will allow you the unique opportunity to venture into a tropical rainforest by dark, after all the regular folks have gone to back to their hotel rooms and put out the lights. You’d be surprised at the amount of activity going on at these late hours.

++++++++++++++++++ Biking Tour

A picture-perfect volcano, panoramic vistas and lush tropical rainforest are just a few of the reasons to join us on our Arenal mountain biking tour.

Birdwatching & Wildlife Tours

The Arenal Volcano and surrounding area are fantastic for serious bird watchers.

Arenal Canopy Tour

Experience the rain forest from a whole new vantage point as you safely glide from treetop to treetop using state-of-the-art equipment.  

Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge

Caño Negro Nature Preserve offers some of the most abundant bird watching opportunities in the world.

Celeste River Hike & Tenorio Volcano National Park

The Celeste River zone is one of the most beautiful areas in Costa Rica, offering a great hiking experience for the whole family.  The tour lasts approximately 10 hours and on clear days it's possible to view the Arenal, Tenorio and Miravalles Volcanoes (sometimes even Lake Nicaragua!).

Cerro Chato Volcano Hike & Fortuna Waterfalls

Located just off the southeast flank of Arenal Volcano, the smaller Volcan Cerro Chato is actually an older cousin living in the shadow of its more active younger sibling. Rising to some 1,140 meters, Cerro Chato Volcano has shown no volcanic activity for the past 3,500 years. 

Car Ride to Fortuna Waterfalls

Journey: After picking you up at your hotel, we will drive you to the town of Fortuna, then onto a gravel road that will take us quickly to the waterfalls. Along the way you will enjoy scenic pastureland, tropical rain forest, and rolling hills that offer a great view of the eastern flank of the Arenal Volcano, as well as panoramic views of the Northern Plains.

Horseback-riding to Fortuna Waterfalls

A magnificent waterfall experience that offers the perfect combination of horseback-riding, hiking and swimming!

Kayak Safari Float
A very relaxing half day trip

Relax and enjoy a day of heightened emotions on the quiet waters of the Peñas Blancas River. The river’s calm waters are ideal for novice kayakers, allowing you to observe many species of birds, monkeys, sloth’s, iguanas, crocodiles and more.

Sarapiquí River White -Water Rafting (Class III)

Winding through a region known as the land of "Eternal Spring," the Sarapiquí River offers some of Costa Rica's most vibrant and lush tropical scenery. The free-flowing river has its origins in clear mountain streams that tumble down through thick rain forests to finally join the crystal waters of the beautiful Sarapiquí. Verdant forests stretch right up to the river's sunny banks.

Pure Trek Canyoning
The ultimate waterfall adventure....

Your trip begins with a 30 minute drive to a tropical Rainforest outside the town of La Fortuna, near the Arenal Volcano.  We will stop along the way to observe many different indigenous plants and animals before arriving at a nearby drop-off point.