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Best of Costa Rica

Price: $89.00
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See the best Costa Rica has to offer on this informative and cultural tour. This adventure will take you around town trying out local bites, getting up close and personal with wildlife, doing some shopping, and much more. If you want the full Costa Rica experience, this is it.

Your tour starts with an introduction to the local creatures. Upon arriving at a private wildlife area, you'll get to see the white-faced monkeys that call Costa Rica home. This is nature at its purest form. Expect to see these creatures jump around, play, and otherwise interact with one another.

From there, you'll make your way to the local "fruit towns," which live up to their name. Here, there are plenty of tropical fruits to taste and you'll receive them directly from the hands of the farmers. Afterward, you'll hop on a pontoon boat and do some exploration down the Tarcoles River, where there are crocodiles, herons, and other critters all around you.

Experiencing all of these activities may make you hungry. At this point of the tour, you will take a break for lunch (included) before finishing your tour with a little bit of shopping at various stores including a Costa Rican supermarket; make sure to pick up some coffee before you leave. Once you're done shopping, the tour proceeds to Puntarenas. It's here that you'll meet with your cruise ship, bringing your journey to an end.

Shore Excursion Size
Shore Excursion Type
Cultural, Scenic, Water/Beach
Shore Excursion Duration
7 Hours
Activity Level
Shore Excursion Leaves From
Cruise Ship Pier. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage Provided
A light lunch of fresh meats, vegetables, and fruits is included.
Recommended Dress
Comfortable light casual clothing and closed toe shoes are recommended.
Guests must be able to step in and out of the vehicle and pontoon boat.
5 Stars5Based On 12 Reviews Review This Tour
5 StarsBest of Cost a RicaSeptember 17, 2018

Reviewer: Win Hoysa
This was an excellent tour. Our guide was very passionate about the environment issues and keeping the country natural and clean We saw monkeys, many birds- toucans- in their natural environment. The lunch provided was excellent. The seven hours went quickly.

4 StarsCroc LandMay 14, 2018

Reviewer: Deb Brown
The guides were very personable and helpful. It’s not often you can be up close to native monkeys in a natural setting. We saw crocs on the river although other boats were closer to them. I enjoyed this excursion and would recommend it to others.

5 StarsThe best tour!April 16, 2018

Reviewer: Jeff and Lynda
Our guide, Jesus, was awesome and the tour was the best. We saw so crocs, monkeys, and many different birds. We learned a lot about the beautiful country and the smaller van was easy to ride in.

5 StarsGreat ExperienceMarch 16, 2018

Reviewer: Patricia Froelich
This trip was a good way to see the best of Costa Rica in a short amount of time. Our guide was great as well...

5 StarsTourFebruary 07, 2018

Reviewer: Mike Bale
Of all the tours we took, this was the best. We observed wildlife that doesn't always want to be seen. We gained insight into the country, I found interesting. Never a dull moment.

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