Adventure Tours

Arenal Volcano Costa Rica

Looking for adrenaline while visiting Arenal Volcano area? You are at the right place for adventure tours, we are happy to show you a great list of things to do at Arenal.

Being the epicenter of adventure Arenal offers the best activities for everyone who is seeking for some adrenaline rush. There is a little of everything to choose from, many ideas, many options and we offer the best of them all for you, we help you get rid of the problem of having too many options, we understand it is overwhelming… so we have reduced the list for you and will offer the best of each category.

Canyoning is one of the favorites, it involves waterfall rappelling and Pure Trek is the best way to go!

Fo rafting, there are 3 options, one for each kind of travellers: Balsa River for inexperienced people and families with kids Sarapiqui River for a more adventurous activity on rapids class 3-4 and Pacuare River is the one with the best rapids and amazing nature, but also is a bit further away…

We know that many of you enjoy of a nice horseback ride and Don Tobias will offer the best horses and trails closer from the volcano itself, magnificent views and the company of experienced guides.

And can’t forget the zip lines, the best of them all are without a doubt the Sky Tram and Sky Trek with the fastest, highest and longest cables, but also Mundo Aventura Zip line Tour has the second place and it includes the amazing waterfalls views from the sky.

What activities do you prefer? If don’t have much time we can help you combine them and make as much as possible with your schedule.

Sky Tram and Sky Trek Arenal Ziplines

Sky Tram and Sky Trek Arenal Ziplines

Sky Trek is a thrilling zip line circuit flying over the Arenal Volcano trees. Your tour will start riding an open-air gondola from the ground to the heights where you’ll be dropped off at an observation area for fantastic views of the Arenal Volcano and Arenal Lake.

Whitewater Rafting Balsa River Class II and III

Whitewater Rafting Balsa River Class II and III

This is an adventure for everyone! Entire families can be part of this tour as well as the ones who have never done rapids on a river before, this excursion is ideal for beginners, kids (8 years old and over) and anyone who wants to try a real adventure in the rainforest.

Horseback Riding Don Tobias

Horseback Riding Don Tobias

That's right! Horseback riding is an excellent way to explore the rainforest by the Arenal Volcano and Don Tobias is the perfect tour for you.

Sarapiqui Whitewater Rafting Class III-IV

Sarapiqui Whitewater Rafting Class III-IV

Whitewater rafting is one of the adventures that everyone should try at least once in a life time, luckily we have many options in order to practice this activity and Sarapiqui River is one of the best!

Pure Trek Canyoning Adventure

Pure Trek Canyoning Adventure

Arenal is the number one destination for adventure seekers in Costa Rica and above many other countries of the world, where else can you find so much that is hard for you to choose from? Arenal combines the views of the volcano, the relaxing hot springs and the adventures of the rainforest… If the adrenaline brings you to do waterfall rappelling then this PureTrek Canyoning Tour is what you are looking for!!!


Frecuently Questions

Read some of the most asked questions about Rainforest Explorers Tours.

Can kids go on the tours?

Sure they can! Everyone can have a great time, although we believe is more enjoyable for kids 5 years old and over on tours like zipline and horseback riding and 7 years old is the allowed age when doing canyoning at Pure Trek.

What are the best adventures?

In Arenal there are many options to choose from, ideal for every type of person, you can have some great zip line, hanging bridges, whitewater rafting class 2-3-4, waterfall rappelling, ATV’s, Horseback riding, extreme hikes, kayak… what are you in the mood for?

Is transportation included?

Transportation with all our tours is always included from any hotel in La Fortuna and the Arenal area, some hotels are located further away from the main area, in this case an extra fee may apply. If your place is not on the list just ask us!

How long does it take?

Most Adventure tours like zipline, horseback rising, rappel take 3 hours to complete plus the transportation time to and from your hotel. You will be back to your hotel, after the activity has been completed successfully.

Are any meals included?

Since most adventures are considered to be half day tours,meals are not included, water and snacks are occasionally offered, except on the Pure Trek Adventure Tour and rafting tours, they do offer a nice lunch.

What clothing and shoes should wear?

Comfortable, closed shoes or sneakers will be ideal as well as comfortable clothes: shorts, t-shirts, tank tops. A change of shoes and clothes may be also required. Bring also mosquito repellent and sunscreen and a raincoat in case of an usual rainshower.

Should bring a camera or phone?

Sure, keep in mind it will be under your supervision and we highly recommend a waterproof case. For most adventures hands must be free, so a GoPro will be ideal.

Is a good physical condition required?

Not entirely, most activities are made so that kids and people that have never done these activities can easily accomplish them, you will always be given directions to follow and at all times will be with an expert guide to help you make each activity in the best way and safely.

What happens if rains?

If a shower or rain happens before or during the tour, it continues as planned, remember is the rainforest and it should be expected. Unless there is a tropical storm in sight then the tour may be cancelled or postponed but we will contact you in advance to inform you.

Is transportation offered from other destinations?

Yes, we offer pick up and drop off to most destinations in the country, please contact us to coordinate it and quote the extra fee.

What is the cancellation policy?

For most tours it is required a 48 hour notice so you can get a refund, just don't forget to notify us.