Rio Celeste Hiking, Sloth Sanctuary & Llanos de Cortes Waterfall Tour

You will start out on a 2 hour moderately difficult hike in the park. Along the trail you will walk through the rainforest and along the Celeste River, where you can observe one of nature’s most intriguing phenomenons of a turquoise waterfall. After this beautiful site, you will continue hiking to where two brooks merge together that creates a chemical reaction of volcanic minerals, giving the water it's blue hue. You will head to another part of the river outside of the park where you will get to swim in the blue waters!!

After your swim, we will stop by a local restaurant for a plentiful Costa Rican style lunch!

Finca Verde - Sloths & More - You will be taken on an inspiring and educational walk, showcasing natural wonders such as tropical plants, flowers, birds, sloths, frogs, snakes, insects and many more animals.

We will take you by Llanos de Cortes Waterfall in Bagaces where you can relax and take a swim underneath the falls or walk around exploring the flora and fauna.

per adult from

$190

NZD

Duration

12 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • National park fees
    • Lunch
    • Driver/guide
    • Professional bilingual guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Rio Celeste
    • Entry/Admission - Cataratas Llanos de Cortes
    • Entry/Admission - Finca Verde Lodge
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Native's Way Costa Rica, Meters West Of Banco Nacional 50 Next to La Oveja Negra Surf Club, Tamarindo 50503 Costa Rica

    Hotel Pick up

    After pick up from your hotel, house or condo (see pick up areas), you will stop for coffee and/or breakfast, you will be driven 3 hours to Tenorio Volcano National Park.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Pass By: Playa Langosta, Playa Langosta, Tamarindo, Province of Guanacaste

    6:20 am

    Pass By: Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Province of Guanacaste

    6:30 am

    Pass By: Tamarindo Beach, Tamarindo Costa Rica

    6:30 am

    Pass By: Playa Conchal, Playa Conchal, Province of Guanacaste

    6:40 am

    Pass By: Playa Matapalo, Playa Matapalo, Province of Guanacaste

    RIU Guancaste/Palace 7:00 am

    Pass By: Playa Flamingo, Playa Flamingo, Province of Guanacaste

    6:30 am

    Pass By: Playas del Coco, Playas del Coco, Province of Guanacaste

    7:20 am

    Pass By: Playa Panama, Playa Panama, Gulf of Papagayo, Province of Guanacaste

    7:40 am

    Pass By: Playa Hermosa, Playa Hermosa, Province of Guanacaste

    7:40 am

    Stop At: Rio Celeste, Tenorio Volcano National Park Costa Rica

    Tenorio Volcano National Park Hike

    Upon arriving at the entrance, you will start out on a 2 hour moderately difficult hike in the park.   Along the trail you will walk through the rainforest and along the Celeste River, where you can observe one of nature's most intriguing phenomenons.  After this beautiful site, you will continue hiking to where two brooks merge together, turning clear water into a divine hue of turquoise that makes Rio Celeste. This chemical reaction, due to the volcanic minerals, makes for an astounding sight that can only be experienced at this unique location.  After hiking, you will head to another part of the river outside of the park where you will get to swim in the blue waters!!  This is where you will often see sloths and other wildlife. This hike is a fantastic opportunity for healthy exercise and unforgettable experiences in one of Costa Rica's most unique hidden gems.

    **Please be aware, on rare occasions the river may be brown due to heavy rains

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Cataratas Llanos de Cortes, Off the Pan American Highway, Bagaces 50401 Costa Rica

    Costa Rican Lunch

    After your swim, we will stop by a local restaurant for a plentiful Costa Rican style lunch!

    Llanos de Cortez Waterfall

    To end the day, we will take you to Llanos de Cortez Waterfall in Bagaces, where you can relax and take a swim underneath the falls or walk around exploring the flora and fauna.

    Please bring: comfortable walking shoes, comfortable clothes, change of clothes, bathing suit, towel, bug repellent, sunscreen, and change of clothes.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Finca Verde Lodge, 6, Provincia de Alajuela, Bagaces, Costa Rica

    Organic Farm - Sloth and Frog Sanctuary

    Take a tour on a rural organic farm! You will be taken on an inspiring and educational walk, showcasing natural wonders such as tropical plants, flowers, birds, sloths, frogs, snakes, insects and many more animals that inhabit the farm.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    1: JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa, Hacienda, Provincia de Guanacaste, Pinilla, 50309, Costa Rica
    2: Tamarindo Beach Costa Rica, Guanacaste Province, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
    3: Playa Conchal, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
    4: Flamingo Beach Road, Guanacaste Province, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
    5: Camino Las Catalinas, Provincia de Guanacaste, Potrero, Costa Rica
    6: Playa Grande, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
    7: Hotel Riu Guanacaste, Playa Matapalo, RIU Guanacaste Route, Guanacaste Province, Sardinal District, 60602, Costa Rica
    8: Del Coco Beach, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
    9: Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica, Guanacaste Province, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
    10: Playa Panama, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
    11: Andaz Costa Rica Resort At Peninsula Papagayo - a concept by Hyatt, Peninsula Papagayo, Guanacaste Province, Papagayo Peninsula, 50104, Costa Rica
    12: Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica, Playa, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica
    13: Guanacaste Province, Liberia, Costa Rica
    14: Tenorio Volcano National Park - Rio Celeste, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
    15: Tamarindo Costa Rica, 152, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
    16: Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, 3 Km North West from Panama Beach Main Entrance Playa Arenilla, Provincia de Guanacaste, 50503, Costa Rica
    17: Guanacaste Province, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
    18: Guanacaste Province, Sardinal District, Costa Rica
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Hacienda Pinilla/JW Marriott: 6:00 AM (please let reception or security know we are coming to pick you up)Langosta/Tamarindo Hotels, Condos, Apartments, Houses: 6:30 AMConchal, Brasilito, Flamingo, Potrero Hotels, Condos, Apartments, Houses: 6:30 AMRIU Guanacaste & RIU Palace: 7:00 AM (bring copy of passport)Playas del Coco Hotels, Condos, Houses: 7:20 AMPlaya Hermosa (Secrets) & Playa Panama (Mangroove) Hotels, Condos Houses: 7:30 AMLiberia Peri Supermarket: 7:45 AMAndaz: 7:00 AM ($50 extra per booking, not per customer)Dreams Las Mareas 6:30 AM ($200 extra per booking, not per customer)Pick up times are an estimate. Please be ready at the specified time but it may take us up to 20 minutes longer depending on that days pick up schedule and traffic.
    Departure Time :
    6:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • We have intensified hygiene measures for frequently touched surfaces (exterior and interior handles, toilets, common areas, equipment, vehicle, etc) Hand sanitizer is provided before and after the activities. If you would like a mask let us know in advance.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Native's Way Costa Rica

Activity ID: V-17279P13

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