Friday, July 12

Costa Rica: Things to Do


Tourists will have no trouble finding something to do in Costa Rica, which can accommodate an adventurer’s request or a relaxation request. The attractions can take place on land or in mid-air. There are also plenty of water activities to keep visitors entertained.

Bungee Jumping
Arenal Bungee, located in La Fortuna, is a thrill-seeker’s dream or a feat to be accomplished by those who want to overcome a fear of heights. Those who dare will leap into the air at 40 meters. Arenal Bungee allows adrenaline-seekers to harness the bungee around the waist or ankles and allows jumpers to be immersed in water when they leap. As of May 2009, the cost to jump is $50 per jump/person.

Arenal Bungee
La Fortuna, Costa Rica
011 506 2479 7440

Horseback Riding
Serendipity Adventures offers horseback riding through Costa Rica. The horses and a tour guide will take riders to mysterious places, on mountain trails, and across jungle rivers. The horses will also take riders through sugarcane fields and small villages. Serendipity Adventures doesn’t just cater to riding; it requires people to sign up for additional activities, such as hiking and climbing. As of May 2009, horseback riding with Serendipity Adventures costs between $500 to $900 for a full day for a group of one to five people.

Serendipity Adventures
Turrialba, Costa Rica
(888) 226-5050

Whitewater Rafting
Costa Rica Expeditions offers whitewater rafting on the Pacuare and Reventazon rivers. Typically, there are two types of whitewater rafting experiences in Costa Rica: premium and conventional. Costa Rica Expeditions offers premium trips aimed at satisfying those that don’t want to deal with large groups and want gourmet food. Conventional rafting experiences have more people on the trip and regular meals. Costa Rica Expeditions doesn’t usually offer conventional rafting trips. As of May 2009, the cost of the premium experience is $129 to $149 per person.

Costa Rica Expeditions
San Jose, Costa Rica
(800) 886-2609


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