Activities outside La cusinga
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Zip Line Tour “Flight of the Toucan” 1 hour $35 per person
Tour imitates the flight of the chestnut-mandible toucan as it leaps off a branch, swoops down through the forest and then up in to another tree.
Cano Island Tour All Day $125 adult and $75 children
Arriving at the island we take you snorkelling for approximately 1 ½ hours in the best spots of the reserve, where you can observe a great variety of marine species , many of which are in danger of extinction. The tour includes a picnic lunch and a guided hike to the Island ’s archaeological site where you will be able to see remains of pre-Columbian stone spheres and pottery of the ancient Indians from the Diquis valley that used the Island as a cementery.
Departure time at 7 :0 0 AM . (Approx )
Return time at 4 :0 0 PM.
Corcovado National Park $125 per person 5 hours
Tour Protecting approximately 5 4,5 3 9 hectares of humid rainforest and 2 4 ,0 0 0 hectares of pristine ocean, Corcovado National Park has become an international attraction since it was founded in 1 9 7 5. It is the # 3 ranked national park in the world, mainly because 2 % of the entire world ’s biodiversity can be found within the park. Corcovado Park is home to almost 4 0 0 species of birds, 1 4 0 species of mammals and 1 1 6 species of amphibians and reptiles and 6 0 0 0 species of insects . 6 natural eco-systems have been identified in the park and it protects endangered species such as the jaguar, puma, crocodile, tapir, poison dart and golden frogs and the harpy eagle. The rainforest is also home to numerous plants and insects that are extremely valuable for scientific and medical discovery. It is the premier place in Costa Rica to see the diverse wildlife that exists in the country.
Departure time : 7 :0 0 AM.
Return time : 5 :0 0 PM.
What to Bring: Comfortable clothing, strap sandals, hiking or sneakers shoes, mosquito repellent, sun block, sunglasses, raincoat or poncho, binoculars, camera, plastic bags, extra water bottle, set of extra clothes, and a towel.
Horseback Riding 3-4 hours Tour $45 per person
Experienced and unexperienced riders will enjoy horseback riding in La Merced (near the lodge ). Our horses are carefully trained for you to have a nice experience while you cross the Wildlife Refuge in the middle of nature in the forest, the beach or the river. You can visit Punta Uvita in the Ballena Marine National Park, ride in the forest, the beach and to a waterfall in the river to take a swim. Various interests can be found here such as the environmentally sustainable cattle operation, nature, or just the pleasure of riding a horse. Groups are kept individualized as they come. Options :-Tour to the beach or waterfall
Kayaking Tours 3-4 hours Tour $65 per person
We are happy to offer a few different options for those interested in kayaking. You can brave the open waters of Ballena Marine National Park , paddling out to – Isla Ballena -enjoying the large flocks of Magnificent Frigate Birds and white Egrets that frequent the rock island, In addition to beautiful views of the South -Pacific’s blue waters and green mountains. If you prefer to explore closer to the coast, the Sierpe – Térraba National Wetlands offers the largest extension of mangrove forest on the Pacific Coast. Wind through the rivers and estuaries allows for fantastic wildlife viewing, from caimans and crocodiles to tree boas, birds, and monkeys. These tours are coordinated with the tides to ensure the best experience possible.
Nauyaca Waterfalls 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. $60 per person
The tour in horseback riding is with one or more guides (depending on how large the group is ), After forty and five minutes of trip the tourist will be able to taste a delicious breakfast in “Lulo ‘s home ”, cooked “Tico ” style , they can also observe some pet animals in the small zoo that the family has, then the trip continues during 20 minutes until arriving at the waterfalls , there you will enjoy your day , practicing different activities in the river and enjoying the enchantments of the place.
Once the tourists have finished its activities we returned to house of Lulo to have lunch to the Costa Rican typical style . Finally we return to the starting point.
Raices Trail to Arco Beach $6 National Park Fee
Take the Raices Trail to get to the hidden gem of the Marino Ballena National Park. It is a beautiful dark sand beach with a distinctive sea cave at the south . Best visited at low tide , this beach offers opportunities for wildlife viewing in the forest that begins at the high tide line and along the beach and tide pools. Surfing and swimming are also possible here.
A short trail to Playa Ballena begins at the small beach behind the arch (southern most part of the beach ) and goes up the hill and down again to Playa Ballena . Watch the tides to avoid having to wait for another low tide (about 6 hours ) to return to Playa de Arco and the Lodge.
Snorkeling the Ballena Marine National Park 2-3 hours $ 75 per person
Enjoy the Pacific Ocean and its coral reefs in Ballena Marine National Park , where we will take you to Uvita Point and Ballena Rock so you can submerge yourself and explore the marine life where you will find schools of fish , turtles , mackerel and a ray of colorful creatures.
SURF & SUP Lessons and Experts Tours $ 70 per person 2-3 hours
As you may or may not know, Costa Rica is famous for the waves, you can see all type of surfers at many of our beaches. Native surfers love to learn from the pros and take the time to teach those that want to learn what they love best…SURFING!
We can arrange with a local school for you to take lessons, or just take one of our soft-surfboard down to Arco Beach and try your luck. Or if you are already a good surfer, take a morning to La Colonia ( 3 minutes ) and rip some waves with the locals ! You can also enjoy the world-class surfing near our Lodge, we can coordinate guided Surf trips to some very good sandy point breaks and big deep water outer Reefs or take a trip south to Pavones ( 3 hours ) to surf one of the longest left breaks in the world !
Tree Climbing 2 hs 30 min $35 per person
In the Tree Climb you will scale up a rope that is fixed in the largest upper branches of a rainforest tree. This is done with specialized equipment; harnesses and ascenders. You will climb to a height of 3 5 meters ( 1 1 3 feet) where you can sit out on the branches of this beautiful rainforest tree and experience the facinating world of the canopy.
A fully-trained, English speaking naturalist guide will instruct and be with you at all times, while another guide waits on the ground. To do this tour you need a certain level of fitness but you do not need to be strong. This is truly the best way to explore the rainforest canopy. Whale
Watching Ballena Marine National Park 3hs $85 per person
The Combo Tour is a good option to see the most of the Marino Ballena National Park ; the tour leaves from Uvita Beach and visits the famous Punta Uvita or Whale´s Tale, Ballena Island, Tres Hermanas rocks and Ventanas Sea Caves. During the tour, we can see Humpback and Pilot Whales (in season ), and also dolphins. You might see and hear (with a hydrophone ) the Humpback Whales and or observe the acrobatic displays of the dolphins. We also visit the coral and rock reefs to snorkel and observe the wonderful marine wildlife. While cruising in the boat, enjoy the scenic beauty of the coastline of Costa Ballena; observe the diversity of birds in the Islets and the amazing caverns of Ventanas Beach.
Departure time : 8 :3 0 AM.
Return time : 2 :0 0 PM
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