Extreme Fun with a Costa Rica Adventure Tour Vacation
You have a choice - an Costa Rica adventure vacation with adventure tours of a lifetime, or you can have an easy laid back time. Available activities range from the mild to the wild. The milder activities are covered at Beach Fun and the wilder activities follow below.
The Tarzan swing
Using a bungee cord, you can literally swing between the trees with a vertical drop that will get your heart racing. You need to hold on tight, as the horizontal acceleration of swinging deep down into the jungle floor is fast and furious, not for the faint of heart!
River Gorge Bungee Jump
You saw it in the movie “Fast and Furious” and experience it yourself - jump off a bridge spanning a gorge towards the rushing waters below. The River Gorge Jump over the Colorado River Bridge is one not to be missed for the ultimate thrill seeker.
ATV Challenge Tours
Costa Rica is a country of hills, mountains, valleys, plantations, and of course beaches - that are all accessible and some only by ATV and depending upon the speed of the challenge, you might or might not see some of the Costa Rican countryside. Geared to different levels of riding skill, you can choose an ATV challenge ranging from sit on the seat and watch the world go by through to hang onto your handlebars for dear life.
White Water Rapids Rafting
Want to get wet? really wet? then don’t miss the rafting experience down some of Costa Rica’s wild rivers that can give you the ride of your life. It’s a good way to see the mighty power of Costa Rican headwaters, if you can pay attention while holding on and paddling like a crazy person.
Zip Lining Extraordinary
Not your everyday Zipline - how about 3/4 of a mile, through the trees, over gorges, crossing waterfalls and accelerating down the mountain side. This is Costa Rican adventure at its best. (For the more timid, it’s called a Canopy Tour :) ).
Extreme Mountain Biking
Jungle, steep, jungle, traverse, water hazard, big boulder, jungle, ..... - not your everyday bike ride. The trails in Costa Rica can be challenging and s**t scary. It’s up to you what trail you want to go down, but equipment is top notch and if you can take it, so can your bike.
Tournament Quality Surf
This is the place of the BillaBong World Championship so there is no question that you have world class rips and curls so what you do with them depends on how tightly your ten can grip the the board.
The Copacabana Hotel is your headquarters to these Costa Rica adventure tours and extreme activities vacation, being centrally located to all venues catering to all ability levels from mild to wild.
Take Some Incredible Costa Rica Tours directly from the Hotel
There is lot’s to see and do in Costa Rica and the hotel can arrange Costa Rica tours and adventures for direct pick up from the hotel or with reasonable hotel transfers. Some of the more popular tours and more unconventional tours are set forth below.
Coffee Plantation Tour
You have heard of the aromatic Costa Rican coffee, now here is your chance to see where and how it is grown, why it’s worth to purchase and support Fair Trade practices.
Crocodile River Adventure
Crocodile River Tour lets you get up-close with crocodiles of all sizes and observe an abundance of beautiful exotic birds! Enjoy spectacular rainforest scenery and cruise through dense mangrove forest canals. Spot jungle wildlife such as iguanas, lizards, and monkeys, and experience our one-of-a-kind crocodile feeding show!
Environmentally Protected Eco Forests
A rare opportunity to see the native species of Costa Rican animals including monkeys, Macaws, and other exotic birds of the this tropical nation.
Experience a unique sensation of being above the clouds and looking down to see not the city or valleys but an expansive light as if you are floating on top of the world. This is a Costa Rica “cloud tour”, which is a tour usually enjoyed at the same time as a volcano tour and which takes you to Costa Rica’s highest elevations. It’s truly a magical site although be prepared even in the midst of summer it can get chilly during the day while experiencing a cloud tour.
San Jose Historical Tour
For the history buff, the capital city of Costa Rica is not to be missed with its museums, architecture and opera house. The center of Costa Rican culture and development demonstrates how this nation without Armed Forces has come to be one of the most culturally rich nations with influences of both southern and northern neighboring countries.
Jungle and Eco Forest Tours
See Costa Rica’s ecological splendor, including waterfalls, gorges and rivers by taking a Canopy Tour. These tours use zip lines or suspended tree bridges to fly or walk over the forest or jungle below so as to observe the animals and vegetation in its natural state. This zero impact means of engaging with Costa Rican natural habitat is one of the world’s most unique tours that respects nature while showing it in all its glory.
Tortuga Island Tours
The Gulf of Nicoya contains a beautiful archipelago, home to seabirds, white sands, and the flora and fauna that make the Costa Rican Central Pacific coast so special. Located 12 miles from Puntarenas, near Kuru and across from Playa Organo, Isla Tortuga (Turtle Island) has an area of 120 hectares with 4 main hills and 500 meters of beachfront - maintained as a park, with Bandera Azul (blue flag) distinction for excellent ecological conservation.
The Rainforest Aerial Tram sustains the environment and helps conserve natural resources while providing a world class eco-tourism experience. Try the world’s first Rainforest Aerial Tram in Costa Rica that combines the unique tram ride, bobsleigh and zipline for an unforgettable experience.
There are spectacular Treehouse Canopy Tours - eco-adventures that provide a unique experience in the canopy of the tropical rainforest. See a bird's eye view of the rainforest canopy, home to an estimated 60% of rainforest species! Located near the Carara Biological Reserve, part of an important ecological transition zone between Costa Rica's drier northwest and more humid south - this transitional rainforest has massive trees laden with vines, bromeliads and orchids.
Monkey ToursBoard boats across the the mangroves where guides will call the monkeys that will get into the boat to greet you. In this tour you can see not one, two or three monkeys but even 20 or more white faced monkeys at a time. You will also spot different species of birds, mammals and reptiles in their natural habitat.
Where do you find a nud beach or topless beach in Costa Rica? Costa Ricans are renowned for being tolerant and nudist sunbathing usually doesn’t cause a reaction. Of course, there are certain areas that are more nude friendly than others.
An ATV tour is a perfect quick getaway - climb the mountains of the central Pacific, ride by the beach and enjoy all the amazing views around in this 2, 3 or 4 hour trip. An ATV tour gives you the chance to combine the jungle and the ocean in the same day, a unique way to discover Costa Rica. Stay alert because you will see all kinds of wildlife, tropical flora and fauna - an adventurous and exciting ATV tour - where you can see a breathtaking view of the central valley and Pacific Ocean. You can ride through a rainforest to a coffee plantation and a tropical dry forest. See wildlife and over 5,000 different plants. Enjoy riding down winding mountain roads surrounded by diverse tropical vegetation of the rainforest. Arrive at a beautiful waterfall and swim in the refreshing and crystalline natural water. ATV tours offer vacationers an exciting way to see and experience some of the country’s most magnificent landscapes.
The availability of Costa Rican tours changes in accordance with the seasons since weather plays a big impact on the safety of tour organizers and participants.