Trip reference number: 7784

Trip Operator: Wildlife Worldwide

Costa Rica Family Adventure

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With lots of activities, this family trip to Costa Rica makes a good introduction to tropical wildlife, but also offers time to relax by the pool. The distances covered are short, so you can enjoy your stay to the full.

A full menu of rainforest trail walks, canopy walks, boat trips, guided visits – all with experienced naturalist  guides – will keep interest alive throughout the trip and ensure there's no time to get bored. Yet there is also plenty of down time so you can relax as a family – all the hotels where you stay have a pool. And if you want to be more active, you can use this time to take advantage of the many optional activities available locally – everything from whitewater rafting to zip-lining. 

Suggested itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Fly to San José
  2. Day 2: Transfer to Caño Blanco, then boat to Tortuguero
  3. Day 3: Explore Tortuguero
  4. Day 4: Boat back to Caño Blanco, transfer to Sarapiquí
  5. Day 5: Sarapiqui: visit cacao plantation
  6. Day 6: Transfer to La Fortuna and Arenal Volcano
  7. Day 7: Activities in La Fortuna
  8. Day 8: Boat & road transfer to Monteverde
  9. Days 9-10: Activities in Monteverde
  10. Day 11: Transfer to Playa Hermosa, near Tamarindo
  11. Days 12-13: Playa Hermosa: relax or optional activities
  12. Day 14: Return to San Jose via Carara National Park
  13. Day 15: Depart San José
  14. Day 16: Arrive UK

Please note: The main turtle species (hawksbill, loggerhead, green and leatherback) come ashore at Tortuguero to lay their eggs during the winter months between February and July.

  • Available*: Jan to Dec
  • Price including flights from/to UK: From £3,495 pp; Child: from £1,725
  • Price excluding international flights: From £2,985 pp; Child: from £1,275
  • Activities available:
    • Boat trip
    • Horse riding
    • Nature drive
    • Sea kayaking
    • Swimming
    • Walking

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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