Zip Lining shouldn’t be missing in your Costa Rica itinerary. The best Costa Rica zip lining and canopy tours will take you above your expectations – pun intended.
While the country is beautiful from the ground, there is a different kind of beauty that can be found if you see its majesty from the top of its green trees, way above its flowing rivers and right across all wildlife in action.
To zipline Costa Rica means to see the country the way birds see it – vast, impressive and a privilege to be called their home.
1. San José: Arenal Volcano, Hot Springs, & Zip Lining w/ Meals
Take the Arenal Volcano, Hot Springs and Zip Lining Tour which exhausts your full day with an adventure-packed itinerary.
Your experienced tour guide will pick you up from your hotel. The fun starts as soon as you go drive past the scenic route of the Arenal.
Stop by at a local coffee plantation and get to know the producers in charge of your most satisfying cup of coffee.
Get through the La Paz and San Fernando Waterfalls and see a variety of flora and fauna within the jungle as you make your way towards them.
Know why the Iguana Bridge is called such and see the reptiles up close.
Take a much-needed break in one of La Fortuna’s local restaurants. Store up some energy because you will be needing it for the next adventure to come.
Your Costa Rica zip line adventure starts as you conquer one canopy ride after another. Rappel down the Arenal River and get a kind of rush only nature can give.
Rest your bones in one of the natural hot springs located at the foot of the Arenal Volcano.
End your full-day Costa Rica zip line adventure feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.
- Round-trip transportation from most of the hotels located in the San José area
- Bilingual guide
- Entrance fee for zip lining (including all equipment); or rainforest walk if not doing zip lining
- Entrance fee to the hot springs
- Visit to La Paz Waterfall, San Fernando Waterfall and iguanas & hummingbirds viewing points
- Lunch and dinner
- Mini coffee tour with coffee degustation
2. From Jaco: Canopy Tour Zip-Lining Adventure
If you are staying in Jaco and would like to try one of the most-booked activities in Costa Rica, you can go on an Canopy Tour Zip-Lining Adventure. This is one Costa Rica zip line vacation package you should not miss.
Your tour operator arrives at your hotel door, ready to take you on a journey to one of Costa Rica’s prime environments.
A fun tractor ride awaits the most eager, and as you drive towards the starting point of your Costa Rica zip line experience, fix your gaze on the variety of plants and animals along the way.
For two good hours, you get to enjoy a canopy ride like no other.
See the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of Nicoya from a distance, giving off an even enriching natural immersion.
Prepare to glide through a total of ten cables which will take you from one point to another.
Once you finish all courses, be treated with fresh fruits in season and unparalleled views of the jungle.
Head back to your hotel with a big smile and an epic adventure to share.
- Tropical fruit
- Nature guide
- Transportation in an air-conditioned bus from downtown Jaco
- Entrance fee
3. Zip lining, rappel and a Tarzan Swing Quepos
Are you looking for the best place to zipline in Costa Rica? It might just be in the harbor town of Quepos, one of Puntarenas’ prized gems.
It is time to try Zip lining, rappel and a Tarzan Swing Quepos.
Your tour operator will pick you up from your hotel and bring you to the Naranjo Biological Corridor of Costa Rica.
Gear up and travel from one zip line to another and enjoy the breathtaking views of the nature that the country is well-known for.
Your enjoyment does not end after the zip lining course.
A rappel and a Tarzan swing await only the most courageous – and we know you did not reach this far only to quit.
Feel your heart pumping after completing what we can say as one of – if not the best zip line canopy tour in Costa Rica.
While having the time of your life, don’t fail to gaze upon your playmates that frolic nearby. Some of them are white-faced monkeys, toucans and sloths.
- Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
- All activities
- Local guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Coffee and/or Tea
4. Corcovado Zip Line Tour
The Corcovado Zip Line Tour is one of the many Costa Rica zipline tours that allow you to have the green jungle as your playground and the sky your only limit when soaring high above the treetops.
Come to Drake Bay and get treated with a world-class amenity that is open for adventurers wanting to experience Costa Rica from above.
The primary forest of the Osa Peninsula is yours to explore, and with the help of your expert tour guide, you have nothing to worry about.
For three hours, get the most of what the Corcovado National Park has to offer.
Its location is one of the ultimate places to zipline in Costa Rica because it offers unique views, various wildlife species and exhilarating experiences.
What’s best about this Costa Rica zip line is that it is safe to enjoy even by little explorers ages 5 and above.
Tame the adrenaline rush by having a feast of some seasonal fruits prepared for you by the tour team.
As you take this relaxing time, look around you and appreciate just how biodiverse the ecosystem of Corcovado is.
- Professional guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
- Transport by private vehicle
5. Beach-mountain & Zip-line Buggy Tour Guanacaste
If you are tired of the usual Costa Rica zip line packages that you see when you search for one, this particular tour just might win you over.
Imagine combining the roughness of the grounds and the sublime experience of soaring high into one thrilling adventure.
Join the Beach-mountain & Zip-line Buggy Tour if you are in for some of the wildest hours of your trip in Costa Rica.
Your tour starts with you on the driver seat of an off-road buggy, taking your newfound toy through a ride at Guanacaste’s beaches.
If you would like to stop and feel the glistening water with your skin, go for it and swim.
Bask in the warmth of the sun, halt the time and just take in every good thing you can from nature.
Your next destination is the jungle. Strap on your protective gear and be ready to soar through the forest.
Trust your experienced local guide with your life – and with the great photographs that will act as proof that you did really have a good time in Costa Rica!
- Local taxes
- Bottled water
- Local guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Private tour
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I have lived and worked in Costa Rica for one year. While working for a local tour company in the capital city San José I travelled to all the BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN COSTA RICA.