Guided tour

Puntarenas: Rainforest Canopy & River Boat Shore Excursion

Puntarenas: Rainforest Canopy & River Boat Shore Excursion

From US$ 125 per person

Explore the lush rainforest high above the canopies on hanging bridges and go on a boat tour of Tarcoles River and discover the diverse fauna and flora of Puntarenas.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup is available from both the Puntarenas and Calderas piers.


  • Explore the lush rainforest on a guided nature walk up in the trees
  • Cross five suspended bridges at more than 180 feet above the ground
  • Travel on the Tarcoles River on a boat and discover its wildlife species
Full description
Join a naturalist tour guide on a guided walk along rainforest trails and hanging bridges above the canopies. Later, explore Tarcoles River on a boat tour and see the rich and diverse wildlife native to these habitats. Meet your guides at the Puntarenas cruise pier and drive over to the begin your 1.5-mile skyway canopy tour. Admire the beauty of the rainforest through as you cross the and five suspended bridges at more than 180 feet (55 m) above the ground.  Each of these bridges is 300 feet (91 m) length, crossing through the very heart of the tropical rainforest. This all-ages tour lets you observe the primary and secondary rainforest vegetation, making yourself one with the jungle.  Keep your eyes open to see the numerous bird species, mammals, and other varied fauna that call this forest home.  Continue with a short drive to Tarcoles River, and go on a 1-hour boat tour to see the abundant wildlife of the area, including huge crocodiles, multiple aquatic birds, scarlet macaws, howler monkeys, and other unique tropical species. After the boat tour, return to the Puntarenas cruise pier where you will be dropped off.
  • Pickup and drop-off from Puntarenas and Calderas Piers
  • All entry fees
  • Lunch and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with low level of fitness
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • 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 will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Camera
  • Rain gear
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Sun hat

Know before you go

  • This tour is ONLY available for passengers ARRIVING BY CRUISE SHIP; do not book this tour if you are not arriving by cruise ship
  • Pickup is possible from both Puntarenas and Calderas piers
  • This tour requires good physical conditions. The skyway canopy tour lasts about 1-hour and it includes some areas with steeps and uneven terrain and is not recommended for seniors or people with low or limited mobility
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Product ID: 389891