Water activity

Lake Arenal Kayaking Tour

Lake Arenal Kayaking Tour

Activity provider: Desafio Adventure Company

From US$ 75 per person

Discover Lake Arenal on this 2-hour kayaking tour. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Arenal Volcano and see diverse bird species such as flycatchers, kingfishers, great blue heron, hummingbirds and toucans. Don't forget to listen out for howler monkeys!

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
Your local hotel in the Arenal Volcano area.


  • Kayak on Central America’s second largest lake and enjoy spectacular views of Arenal Volcano
  • See flycatchers, kingfishers, great blue herons, hummingbirds, woodpeckers, and toucans
  • Experience the diverse forest ecosystem of Costa Rica
Full description
Discover Central America’s second largest lake on this 2-hour kayaking tour of Lake Arenal. This trip gives you the best views of the Arenal Volcano and you’ll get to see the fantastic Costa Rican wildlife from your boat. Observe different species of birds such as flycatchers, kingfishers, great blue herons, hummingbirds, woodpeckers, and toucans. This tour is ideal for any amateur or experienced birdwatcher. You may also hear howler monkeys calling from the rainforest. The rainforest ecosystem that encompasses Lake Arenal is hugely diverse. There are over 2000 species of plants, 300 types of bird, and 120 mammals including jaguars, tapirs, and quetzals. This tour is ideal for those who wish to see Costa Rica’s diverse flora and fauna.
  • Transportation to and from your hotel
  • Fun and professional guides
  • Tropical fruit break and delicious typical meal
    Not suitable for
    • Pregnant women
    • People with back problems
    • People with heart problems
    • Wheelchair users
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You must fill out a travel information form
    • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Sunglasses
    • Sun hat
    • Swimwear
    • Sunscreen
    • Water
    • Comfortable clothes
    • Insect repellent
    • Water shoes
    • Cash

    Not allowed

    • Pets
    • Luggage or large bags

    Know before you go

    • Tours run rain or shine. For reasons beyond the local partner's control there may be a change to a more suitable tour with an equal or similar difficulty rating and adventure appeal. The local partner reserves the right to cancel due to unsafe conditions
    • What to bring: bathing suit or clothes that can get wet, sandals, sunscreen, and waterproof camera

    Product ID: 25119