Costa Rica Jungle & Surf Adventure South America Thrive

Trip Includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Transportation
  • Sky Trek Zipline
  • White Water Rafting
  • Santa Teresa Surf Lesson
  • Mangrove River Paddle Boarding
  • Waterfall & Volcano Hiking
  • Select Meals (9 Breakfasts, 8 Lunches, 5 Dinners)
  • Full Time Guide

Trip Pace:

Pace 4 – Multiple destinations, average time in each location: 1-2 days

Activity Rating:

Activity Rating 3 – Activities of mild-moderate intensity, average level of fitness required

Allure, vitality… paradise.

Experience the beauty and magnitude of Arenal Volcano National Park via ground travel and zipline, hike jungle pathways to discover tropical birds, monkeys, sloth, butterflies, and cascading waterfalls, raft the exciting rapids of the lofty green Pacuare River Gorge, learn to surf in the famous turquoise warm waves of the Pacific on the Nicoya Peninsula, paddle board the sunlit mangrove archways of the Rio Nosara… and much more.


Trip Duration
  • 12 Days (+1) in country
Available Departure Date Range
  • December – April
Specific Departure Dates
Costa Rica Itinerary Map - Travel Costa Rica - Jungle & Surf - South America Pilot Series
Trip Extension Recommendations:   Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Galapagos – Contact us to explore personalized travel and trip extensions!

Included Activities

Fly over the jungle on the Sky Trek Zipline Tour Costa Rica Sky Trek Zipline
Ride an open-air gondola from the ground to the heights of Arenal Volcano National Park and step onto an observation deck in view of the stunning landscape. Fastened safely in your harness, you’ll be at ease as you soar across canyons and between treetops, experiencing the vast beauty of the park from a vantage point most never see… Tarzan-style!
Paddle the Pacuare River for White Water Rafting in Costa Rica's Jungle Pacuare White Water Rafting
Famous for its beauty, this true river gorge is flanked by lofty green walls and abundant wildlife. Enjoy a reprieve from the bustle and noise of urban life as you float down the river with tropical birds and morpho butterflies sailing overhead, sloth, toucans, and rainforest frogs raising their voices to ask who’s new to the neighborhood, and waterfalls cascading in a steady rhythm over the towering natural architecture.
Santa Teresa surf lessons Costa Rica Santa Teresa Surf Lessons
Jungle and ocean embrace to frame this leisurely town with its famous surf and sunsets. Waves are consistent and appropriate for learning the sport, and when you need a break, the award-winning eco-friendly beaches welcome you with birdsong, sunshine, and the lullaby of the waves.
Hike Costa Rica's jungle under waterfalls in view of over 200 distinct volcanic formations Waterfall & Volcano Hiking
200 volcanic formations and thousands of waterfalls paint this stunning landscape, and monkeys, toucans, and all forms of wildlife greet you to their jungle backyard.
Nosara Paddle Boarding in Costa Rica Thrive Adventures Jungle & Surf Tour Nosara Paddle Boarding
Shafts of sunlight weave through the mangrove arches that shade the waterways of the Rio Nosara, creating a picturesque, peaceful home for a host of creatures. Atop a large, steady paddle board, even those with no experience have an easy time navigating the calm waters, and come quietly close to the wild inhabitants of this storybook scene.

Day 1 – 3 :   Pacuare River Gorge and Cahuita
Day 4 – 6 :   Adventures of the Costa Rican Countryside
Day 7 – 9 :   Experience Nosara
Day 10 – 11 :   Nicoya Peninsula Getaway
Day 12 :   San Jose
Day 12 (+1) :   ¡Hasta Luego, Costa Rica!

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