Whether you prefer to explore nature by boat on a safari float in the Tarcoles River or hiking on foot through Carara National Park seeking out the beautiful Scarlett Macaws, there are Eco tours in Jaco for every explorer's style. No matter which Jaco eco tour you choose, we can guarantee you will encounter stunning natural sites and abundant wildlife in and around this breathtaking region of Jaco, Costa Rica!
The variety and sheer volume of life in Jaco's rainforest is staggering. We have 850 species of birds in Costa Rica, which is more than all of North America combined! The symbiosis of bird, insect, plant and animal life is fascinating and hiking is a good option to get to know the country at a closer level rather than from the window of an air-conditioned bus. An eco-tour in Jaco is also a nice reprieve from the party atmosphere found in Jaco Beach. In fact, you could spend many lifetimes exploring the Jaco rainforest, and still not fully understand the complexity of life in Costa Rica's ecosystem.
In addition to the beautiful beaches, Jaco has a wide variety of ecosystems nearby for you to explore including the rainforest, mangroves, the Tarcoles River, and stunning waterfalls. Pick your favorite experience in nature from the list of Nature & Eco Tours departing from Jaco below!
Carara National Park Tour
If you are looking for the signature eco tour from Jaco, a visit to the Carara National Park should top your list. Nowhere else in the country will you find as many of the brilliant Scarlett Macaws than in Jaco. Best of all, it is one of the least visited National Parks in Costa Rica, so no crowds. Just you, your guide and the wildlife within.
The Real Deal: $71.00
The Real Deal: $42.00
Manuel Antonio National Park Guided Hike From Jaco
Exploring the Manuel Antonio Park is just not the same without the help of a binocular carrying, telescope toting naturalist guide. And our guides are local residents of Manuel Antonio, so they are the best resources for information and wildlife spotting you will find on this eco tour from Jaco. Aside from the park, this tour gives you free time to explore on your own and enjoy the beach for a few hours before bringing you back to Jaco.
The Real Deal: $97.00
Villa Lapas Sky Way
Located next to Carara National Park, a destination known to birders around the globe as one of the few place on earth the endangered Scarlet Macaw still thrives, the picturesque rainforest of Villa Lapas named after these beautiful Macaws is THE place to be for over 400 species of birds in Costa Rica.
The Real Deal: $71.00
The Real Deal: $57.00
Tarcoles River Crocodile Safari Tour
If you´ve been looking for a once in a lifetime activity in Costa Rica, look no further the the Crocodile Safari tour in Jaco. The quintessential jungle experience in Costa Rica is found just outside Jaco on the Tarcoles River. Teaming with wildlife, we will tour the Tarcoles mangrove forest by boat and sidle up to a river bank full of crocodiles.
The Real Deal: $35.00
The Real Deal: $50.00
Carara National Park + Tarcoles River Crocodile Tour
Follow the flight of Costa Rica's endangered Scarlett Macaw from the rainforest canopy in the Carara National Park down the mangroves along the Tarcoles River on oneof the best nature tours in Jaco. Our Carara National Park & Crocodile Safari Combo has everything a nature lover could ask for.
The Real Deal: $125.00
The Real Deal: $83.00
Damas Island Mangrove Kayak Tour from Jaco
Paddling your own kayak through some of Costa Rica’s most lush mangroves sound like your kind of nature tour? Just South of Jaco you will find Quepos, home to the famous Damas Island Mangroves. Join your kayak guide as you glide silently past turtles and crocodiles, through mangrove tunnels, and spotting wildlife in the trees above.
The Real Deal: $97.00
Damas Island Mangroves Boat Tour From Jaco
If you really want to get up close with nature, there is not better place than one of Costa Rica’s famous mangroves. Just an hour south of Jaco, you will find the Damas Island Mangroves, and home to one of the best nature safaris in Manuel Antonio. Hop on board while the naturalist guide helps you spot monkeys, lizards, crocodiles and aquatic birds as you make your way through the mangroves ecosystem.
The Real Deal: $122.00
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