With amazing rivers and coastlines on the both the Pacific and Caribbean fronts, Costa Rica kayaking offers almost limitless options for cool adventurers. Venture into the maze of mangroves or paddle along the coastlines to spot dolphins and marine life. Kayaking is a great options of anyone who wants to explore this paradise in a calm and beautiful manner. Ideal for bird watchers and wildlife enthusiasts, there are a wide range of kayaking tours that can be found all across Costa Rica.
The Damas Island Estuary Kayaking at Manuel Antonio takes you through channels of a dense mangrove forest as monkeys and pumas move around in the tangle trees. It’s a great way to observe wading and water birds that gather flocks of thousands in the area. The Lake Arenal Kayaking tour at Arenal Volcano gives you an expedition on Costa Rica’s largest lake while enjoying great views of the towering of Arenal Volcano. The calm water on the lake makes this tour great for younger or beginner kayakers. The Golfo Dulce Sea & Mangrove Kayaking at Osa Peninsula gives you crystal clear waters to explore which are home to dolphins, manatees, sea turtles, and a multitude of other marine creatures.
From Paquera in Nicoya Peninsula we offer both a full- and multi-days kayaking tours. Here you can do 1-4 nights overstay trips that includes camping on Playa Quesera, a beautiful and deserted white sand beach backed by thick forests. Spend your days exploring this balmy tropical paradise and your nights sleeping in a comfortable tent or under the stars in a hammock. In the evening, enjoy stargazing, crab hunting, and the tranquillity of the forest and sea.
Coastal Kayaking along the Pacific Coast is available from most beach properties in Costa Rica. Many hotels on the Pacific Coast offer kayak rentals complimentary or at a minimal cost. Here is a chance to view some wading and water birds that gather at the shore. The Tamarindo Mangrove Estuary Kayaking tour at Guanacaste is a 3-hour tour that gives you a unique adventure of nature and wildlife in the mangroves of Tamarindo. A calm and quiet paddle through the jungle estuaries will unveil a wide variety of wildlife to see. In Sierpe National Wetlands Kayaking tour along the South Pacific Coast, gives you a first-hand experience of Costa Rica’s largest wetlands, located in a remote and isolated region of the country. Home to a myriad of aquatic birds, fish, reptiles, and mammals along its waterways, keep an eye out for crocodiles, iguanas, caiman, cranes, Scarlet Macaws, sea turtles and monkeys.