• Location: San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Duration: 9 hours (approx.)
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Delve deep into the Costa Rican rain forest with his full-day tour to Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí. Take in views of lush tropical landscape and native wildlife during a leisurely riverboat cruise, and then experienced the thrill of swinging through the jungle canopy on a series of treetop ziplines. This action-packed day includes a traditional Costa Rican lunch and round-trip transport from your San Jose hotel.


  • Canopy adventure and riverboat day trip from San Jose
  • Take an exciting boat ride on the Sarapiqui River
  • Soak in amazing scenic views of a the Costa Rican rainforest
  • Enjoy a thrilling canopy adventure through the treetops
  • See a wide array of tropical wildlife
  • Delicious lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off included

What You Can Expect

Sarapiqui River Sightseeing Cruise and Zipline Canopy Tour from San Jose

Sarapiqui Canopy and Rainforest Day Tour

Experience two unique perspectives of the Costa Rican rain forest on this full-day combo tour. Your guide will pick you up from your San Jose hotel in the morning for the 1.5-hour drive to the town of Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí. Pass through a famous national park and learn about the beautiful native landscape along the way. 

The adventure begins with a cruise down the mellow Rio Sarapiquí on a riverboat. Soak up the tropical surroundings as you make your way down the river, and be sure to keep an eye out for the many creatures that call this area home, including crocodiles, monkeys, exotic birds and sloths. Your naturalist guide will point out highlights during the 2-hour cruise.

Next, it’s time to take to the air along a series of ziplines that crisscross a private rain forest reserve. You’ll be outfitted with a harness and hard hat and receive a brief safety training. Then, step off the first treetop platform and feel the thrill of soaring across the canopy. Enjoy a rush of adrenaline and a bird’s-eye view of the amazing ecosystem below as you glide from tree to tree.

Once back on solid ground, savor a traditional Costa Rican lunch at the reserve. Rest and relax on the drive back to your San Jose hotel.

Customer Reviews

DREW C United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

This tour was amazing!

angela e

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

the cruise and the zipline was great . I had a really good time and the tour guide was very knowledgeable . I got to experience wild life in their natural habitats live and not just see it on tv.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017



5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2017

Excellent! Highly recommend light outdoor clothing and close toe shoes.

Yeeming T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2017

good experience

Simon M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2017

Really great!

Pamela G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

Personnel was so friendly, extremely knowledgeable and honest.
All the time i felt safe, not scary at all but fun.

Portia T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

The tour was such a great experience! Jorge was really friendly, fun and knowledgeable, making the long drive to the location feel much shorter than it was. Zip-lining was so much fun, one of the instructors took photos for us throughout and we paid 20 for a CD with the photos on - much better than us trying to take photos and potentially dropping the camera in the middle of the rainforest. When we got back the food was already prepared for us and was really lovely, traditional Costa Rican food. Jorge also showed us around the family's greenhouses which housed plants, snakes and frogs. The only slight cricitism though more with the operator's description of the tour than the tour itself: the horse-riding was not actually included and is not something they normally do for this tour, however the family kindly saddled up two of their horses for us anyway. All in all, definitely worth the money and would certainly do it again.

Enrique G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Tour was great.

David B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Jorge and Carlos picked us up at the hotel at the time we confirmed via the tour comapny's website. It takes an hour and half but Jorge made it go by fast with all his facts about the rain forest. We saw crocodiles, birds, howler monkeys while on the boat. The zip lining was worth it, great food!

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