Get in touch with your inner jungle explorer at Rain forest Adventures Costa Rica Atlantic. With 1,200 acres (475 hectares) of pristine tropical landscape, this private eco-reserve borders the Braulio Carrillo National Park and offers a multitude of activities for a packed day of adventure.
After morning pickup at your San Jose hotel (if selected), drive about an hour northeast through a scenic landscape to arrive at the reserve. Take your pick of the reserve’s abundant activities with your 6-in-1 pass. Friendly guides will be on hand throughout the day to safely escort you through the park’s attractions. (See Itinerary below for details.)
Refuel during your adventure with a savory buffet breakfast or lunch at the reserve’s on-site café (own expense). After several hours of exploration, relax on the ride back to your San Jose hotel (only applicable if transportation option is selected).
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Glide through the rain forest canopy in an open-air gondola for a treetop perspective on birds and plants not usually seen from the ground. A naturalist guide will accompany you on the 80-minute ride to point out native wildlife and beautiful hanging gardens.
Experience the thrill of soaring through the rain forest on an aerial zipline! Gear up with a harness and helmet and receive a safety briefing before launching on a series of 10 different cables that range in length from 262 to 459 feet (80 to 140 meters).
If you’re craving more zipline action, fly across the region’s newest and longest cable, which stretches an astonishing 2,297 feet (700 meters) through the jungle. Soar at speeds up to 34 miles per hour (55 km per hour) as you feel the tropical air on your face and watch the lush scenery whizz by.
Feel like Indiana Jones as you walk across a traditional hanging bridge above the Molinete River. Stop along the way to admire the peace of the surrounding jungle and look for native machaca fish swimming in the water below.
Bocaracá Nature Trail
Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, enjoy a leisurely 45-minute hike through the jungle. Soak up the magic of this diverse ecosystem as you admire the towering trees and look for native wildlife such as tapirs, sloths, birds and monkeys.
Butterflies & Frogs Garden
Get an up-close encounter with some of the rain forest’s smallest residents at this open-air garden.
Spot beautiful blue morphos and red-eyed frogs as you wander through the 2,150-square-foot (200-square-meter) habitat. See butterflies in various stages of life in a netted enclosure; you may even feel the tickle of tiny wings and feet on your skin!