We know what you are thinking! Coming to Costa Rica, see wildlife, bath at a wonderful waterfall at a paced time, right? With this amazing 2 in 1 Combo you get to see wildlife while sitting nicely on a raft in the rainforest and then doing a little hike down to La Fortuna Waterfall.
For the nature lovers who wishes to experience as much as possible but still have some down time to relax this activity is perfect! In the morning after enjoying of a good breakfast we will take you on our van for a 25 minute ride towards Penas Blancas River where your guide will take you on a lovely ride down the river. You will be seating comfortably on a raft while slowly be let go by the flow, pay attention closely, at any time you will encounter some amazing mammals of the rainforest as well as birds and reptiles.
The guide will point as to where to look at all times while you take in the amazing views crossing your way and the endless sounds of nature! At the end some fresh snacks will be provided, nature and culture in one site!
The van will be waiting for you and will drive you to the amazing and natural Fortuna Waterfall. Make sure you packed your swimsuit! Upon arrival you may use the changing rooms and get ready.
To reach the waterfall you need to hike down for 20 minutes through stairs, is not hard, the trail is wide and you will go slowly at your pace while admiring the amazing canyon you are in, once at the bottom there is nothing more to do but to explore the magical waters of the natural pool by the waterfall and explore the surroundings. Take your time, how often do you have the time such natural beauty?
When ready, is time to get back up, change to dry clothes and get ready to replenish with a tasteful lunch with a family ranch by the side of the river, also a unique experience, only this time will be a gastronomic surprise!
After lunch, the guide will take you back to your hotel and say goodbye, now you will have the rest of the day to relax or do another activity!
Adults10 years old & older
Children5 to 9 years old
Infants4 years old & younger
We will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel to start this great expedition. The exact pick up time will be confirmed on your itinerary once the reservation is confirmed.
The guide is going to provide all necessary equipment for the boat trip, life jackets and paddles on, as well as clear instructions to navigate down the river.
Your guide will take you down the river spotting flora and fauna to show you, a great chance to see monkeys, lizards, birds, sloths, and a beautiful calm scenery while navigating on flat water.
After a couple hours on the river, you will leave the boat and enjoy a delicious Costa Rican snack on a local family farm, tropical fruits, plantain and cheese, and a delicious coffee are part of the menu. A highlight of the day comes next, after a 30 minutes scenic drive!!
Its time for the famous La Fortuna Waterfall, a MUST TO SEE! Whether you plan on swimming or not, this 246 feet tall waterfall coming from the middle of the mountain is breathtaking. An observation platform offers a great view from the top right before you start the walk through 498 steps down to reach the swimming hole, your guide will guide you through and watch your belongings while you swim. You must bring a towel with you if you plan on swimming. After refreshing in the clear water, you will climb up back the 498 steps, you can do it at your own pace. Clean changing rooms are available to put dry clothes on.
A fresh and tasty typical lunch is going to be waiting for you at an outdoor private farm in the country side, allowing for a real contact of Costa Rica cuisine and our popular "casado" which translates to English as "married", it is the basis of our typical lunch and consist of rice, beans, salad, picadillo, meat of your preference (chicken, beef, fish, or pork), and fried sweet plantain. Vegetarian option is always available.
This extraordinary half day is accomplished, leaving a very good taste of what this beautiful area has to offer and allowing for some relaxation time for the rest of the day. We will drop you off back at your hotel.
It was a beautiful, relaxing experience. We saw lots of animals and really enjoyed the beauty of Costa Rica! Wonderful guide, very well informed, enthusiastic and friendly.
Carlos is very knowledgeable and helped us spot many animals along the float ride, including sloth, howler monkeys, porcupine, and many kinds of birds. The local snack and lunch were both very good as well. The car ride was good and the car was kept spotless and in perfect condition. Kudos to the driver Edgar. It was a great and unique experience overall. Thank you!
William was a fantastic tour guide! 10/10! He was very informative, patient, and took the time to show us everything and explain all the details. We enjoyed the tour very much and he was what made the experience so awesome!!! I will recommend him to all my friends! Edgar was an amazing driver and was very patient and let us pull over for photos whenever we asked! Thank you so much William & Edgar!
Carlos our guide was very knowledgable and fun! Edgar was a great driver and also a pleasure to talk to!
Really excellent nature tour in inflatable boat + visit to waterfall + lunch and snack. Much more informative than if going on one's own. Thanks to Carlos and William.
Guide William and Driver Edgar were the best!! Knowledgeable and friendly. They worked to make sure we got the most possible out of our tour.
Our tour guide was very interesting and knowledgeable. Everyone was friendly. We will definitely be recommending your services to our friends!! Thank you
I did the 2 in 1 Safari Float and La Fortuna Waterfall. It was an amazing experience. So peaceful as we went on the Safari Float, we were the only ones there. Our guilde spotted lots of lizards, a few different kinds of birds and a large family of monkeys. Then we had snack prepared by a local family. It's a little restaurant that they have at there house, nicely decarated with iguanas, birds, cows, and horses roaming around. A true Costa Rica cultural experience. Then we headed to La Fortunate waterfall, it was so beautiful, well worth the short hike, there were children and older adults there so you can do it ðŸ˜Š. Our guide gave us plenty of time to take pictures, swim or just relax by the water. Bring water/hiking shoes. After that we headed to Restaurante Tiquicia for lunch. The food was so delicious. I just wanted to keep eating although I was full. All of that was included in my package . They exceeded my expectations and I had a great time. If you are gonna be in this area you have to do this tour. You will get more than your money's worth. Go for it!!!
Amazing. From start to finish, everything was perfect. Our pick-up was on time, and our tour guides were warm and welcoming. Carlos, who took us on the safari float was fantastic. He spotted all sorts of animals: beautiful birds, white faced monkeys and sloths. His tour was educational, perfect for both adults and kids. Pedro took us to La Fortuna Waterfall and was also an amazing guide, telling us so many amazing facts and just being a wonderful all around host. These two were an incredible pair, not to mention our driver who took us everywhere safely! And finally, the two food stops were fantastic. The snack on the farm is both delicious and interesting. Lunch is stunning, to end up in that spot was magical and the perfect end to a wonderful day. Thank you!
Edwin, Michael and Hansel were incredible! So much knowledge about Costa Rica enjoying the incredible wildlife and beauty floating the river and exploring the waterfall. The delicious snacks and lunch at the 2 locations were also a highlight! 5 star experience for our family (with 3 adult children) who usually love adventure but equally loved the float and waterfall! A MUST SEE!!
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