If you are a nature lover with a sense of adventure, you'll be in heaven on our Puntarenas Eco Adventure. Take one of the most popular activities in Puntarenas, a Costa Rica zip line tour, and add a crocodile-sized twist! You end up with one of our most popular shore excursions in Puntarenas; the Tarcoles River Crocodile Safari and Canopy Tour Costa Rica.
Leaving the Puntarenas or Puerto Caldera cruise pier, the 60 minute drive to the Carara National Park is beautiful. Sit back and relax while your guide explains various points of interest along the coast. Fresh mangoes anyone? Our journey takes us through rural farming communities. Here you can discover various fruit stands displaying Costa Rica's pride and joy, their delicious tropical fruits!
Ever wonder what it would be like to swing through the jungle on vines like Tarzan? Our first stop is to going to be the zip line tour at Carara Adventure Park. The point of this Costa Rica eco adventure is to really experience wildlife up close without leaving footprint. There is no better way to do that than zipping through the rainforest canopy...literally not leaving your tracks.
Your safety is even more important than your fun. So, our zip line equipment is all certified by Petzl, a world leader in mountaineering and rappelling equipment. We'll introduce you to the important stuff that keeps you safe and ensure you are ready to roll. After the safety briefing & instruction, it's time to fly through the canopy like a bird! Well, or Tarzan or a monkey. You decide, it is your dream after all.
Hang on to your hat friend! The Carara Adventure Park zip line tour boasts 12 cables, 15 platforms and 3 hanging bridges! There are more than 80 acres of private rainforest, beaches, rivers and mountains to explore. At one point you'll zip along a super-long 1,200 foot cable, and be perched more than 100 feet in the air!
Next up is the best crocodile tour Costa Rica can offer! Climb aboard our safari style boat and take out your cameras. Your expert Tarcoles crocodile tour guide will navigate the river playing "I spy" with the unbelievably gorgeous parrots, howler monkeys, and water fowl too plentiful to count. And of course, you will have the opportunity to get up close to some of Central America's largest crocodiles.
This Puntarenas shore excursion is truly a wonderful way to get in touch with the wild, natural beauty of Costa Rica. Plus, you'll be back in plenty of time for your boat's scheduled departure to explore Puntarenas too. So what are you waiting for? Book your space on the Puntarenas Eco Adventure today!
Puntarenas Eco Adventure Details
Puntarenas Eco Adventure Includes:
* Round trip transportation from the cruise pier
* Professional bilingual tour guide
* Scenic drive along Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast
* Zip line tour at Carara Adventure Park
* All safety equipment and instruction from professional canopy guides
* Guided Costa Rica crocodile safari on the Tarcoles River
* Tropical fruit snacks
Departures: Departure varies depending your cruise ship itinerary. Be sure to include which cruise ship you will be arriving on along with your ships arrival and departure time on the reservation. Exact meeting times and location will be provided on your confirmation voucher.
Length: 6 Hours.
Puntarenas Eco Adventure Recommendations:
* Comfortable walking shoes (secure for the zip line)
* Light clothing
* Binoculars if you have them
* Eco-friendly sunscreen
* Eco-friendly biodegradable insect repellant
* Raincoat or poncho (it is called a rainforest for good reason)
* Water bottle
* Cash for tour balance, lunch, souvenirs and tips for your guides
Children: This shore excursion is great for the whole family! Discounted rates for Children between 4 and 12 years old.
Groups: If you have 10 or more people in your group, contact us and we can provide you with special group rates. Save even more money!!
Important Note: All tours run on local time. Costa Rica runs on Central Standard Time, however they do not observer Daylight Savings Time. Be sure to check with your ship to confirm your actual arrival time in Costa Rica is CST and not ship time. When in doubt, disembark and ask a local!
Insider Tip: For the zip line tour, we recommend that you wear pants or longer shorts. The harnesses are a bit uncomfortable when you are in shorter shorts.
About Your Online Reservation: Booking online does not guarantee that spaces are available and your reservation is confirmed. Our reservation offices are open from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm CST daily and we do our best to confirm your reservation and send your confirmed voucher with meeting instructions within 24 hours. If you are booking a tour in less than 24 hours in advance, we recommend you contact us to check availability for you.
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The Real Deal: $105.00
The Real Deal: $100.00
Puntarenas Eco Adventure Tour deposit is $15.00 per Adult and $10.00 per Child.
(The balance of $90.00 per person must be paid in cash the day of the tour)
Departure times will be in your e - ticket.
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