Jaco
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Our most recommended Jaco Safaris & Wildlife Activities

  • Costa Rica: Pacific Aerial Tram at Rainforest Adventures

    1. Costa Rica: Pacific Aerial Tram at Rainforest Adventures

    Experience the forest as never before at Rainforest Adventures in Jacó, Costa Rica. The aerial tram ride lasts one hour and twenty minutes of pure magic. Discover the real beauty of amazing Atlantic rainforest with an expert bilingual guide. The Aerial Tram has 18 gondolas that allow a maximum for 9 passengers including one bilingual (English/Spanish) naturalist guide. Upon advanced request there can be guide assistance in other languages as well. Explore all the different layers of the rainforest, from the floor to the treetops. The canopy is home to an enormous amount of flora and fauna. Eager to find light and space, many plants have colonized the treetops, turning them into small, independently functioning ecosystems.

  • From Jaco: Full-Day Manuel Antonio National Park Tour

    2. From Jaco: Full-Day Manuel Antonio National Park Tour

    This park is the most famous in the country due to its wide variety of flora and fauna specimens, and also because Forbes ranked it in the top 10 most beautiful parks in the world. The park alone offers 3 unique hiking trails that differ in level from smooth and flat to quite sharp and steep. On this tour, the best nature guides will be with you, and will help you understand the environment. The track you’ll take is actually smooth and charming and circles in the park making your walk around 2 miles long. Through the walk, your guide will describe the several species you’ll see, and you’ll be able to take beautiful pictures or simply enjoy the scene. Among the best parts of this excursion is that the Manuel Antonio National Park hosts 3 of the 4 current monkey species of Costa Rica. On this hike, enjoy a relaxing break at the 3rd beach situated on the southern part of the national park...

    Sylvia, our guide, was fabulous! She was incredibly knowledgeable and adapted our tour to our interests.

  • Jaco: Extreme Waterfall Canyoning with Lunch

    3. Jaco: Extreme Waterfall Canyoning with Lunch

    Your adventure kicks off with a 15-minute tractor ride for the extreme canyoning portion of your adventure. Discover the Central Pacific transitional rainforest and admire its flora and fauna along the way. Upon arrival to the first platform, receive all the necessary safety instructions and start with the 250 feet auto guided rappel descent. The second descent is a rappel down the face of a 70 feet waterfall, shortly after you will descend the biggest waterfall, an amazing 150 feet rappel. If you're feeling adventurous, you can try the 15 feet cannonball jump into a natural pool. Alternatively, you can take a guided zip line to the bottom. From there you can descent natural slides and waterfall avalanches. Finally, savor a delicious buffet lunch in the afternoon.

  • From Jaco: Savegre White Water Rafting

    4. From Jaco: Savegre White Water Rafting

    Experience picturesque views of palm plantations, little villages, creeks and tropical vegetation on your drive to the rafting site. Your guide will gladly let you know everything about the things you observe on the way. Occasional stops will be made for bathroom breaks as well as to take photographs. Arrive on site, receive safety instructions and a chance to practice prior to getting into the river. The rafts are built for 6 passengers, and safety guides will travel along with you in kayaks in case you need any assistance. The Savegre River can easy get to class III, and many turns will make it an exciting trip. Tame the rapids for approximately 2.5 hours and take some occasional stops to relax and appreciate some of the stunning flora and fauna along the way. Towards the end of the tour, the river waters become calm and easy, making it possible to take a closer look at the birds and ...

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What people are saying about Jaco

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 6 reviews

The guide was very personable and knowledgeable. The tour was wonderfully put together to see lots of wildlife with a nice dip in the ocean at the end. They also provided lunch which was excellent!

Our guide spoke impeccable English with a few French sentences ... a lot of knowledge. A visit in harmony with nature. The dinner was excellent.

We saw all kinds of animals. Monkeys, birds, spiders, sloths. Our guide was wonderful and very accommodating

Sylvia, our guide, was fabulous! She was incredibly knowledgeable and adapted our tour to our interests.

Very knowledgeable guide. We saw a lot. Definitely want to see the park guided.