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Monkeys Jungles and Volcanoes 2014

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Arenal Volcano, Costa RicaArenal Volcano, Costa RicaThe jungle meets the oceanDiscover Costa Rica's tropical rainforestsDiscover Costa Rica's tropical rainforests
Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica
Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica
The jungle meets the ocean
Discover Costa Rica's tropical rainforests
Discover Costa Rica's tropical rainforests
  • Duration: 8 Days
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  • Style: Family Experiences
  • Description: This fantastic Family Experience lets you get up close and personal with turtles, monkeys, butterflies and more as you explore the magnificent tropical rainforests on this guided holiday of Costa Rica. Visit the Green Turtle Research Station in Tortuguero and enjoy a canal cruise in search of wildlife with your naturalist guide. Visit a working fruit plantation and snack on a delicious organic pineapple. Finish off the trip with a heart pumping adventure on a zipline canopy safari.
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Optionals

On every itinerary, we offer a range of optional excursions that allow you to further enhance your experience should you so choose. These are purchased when you are on your trip, via your Trafalgar Travel Director. Depending on the region visited these can be paid with cash or credit card.


A reduction of 25% of the cost of the Optional Excursions is offered to all children under the age of 16 years at the time of travel. Please Note: This discount to does not apply to North America optionals, as they are already discounted.

  • MANUEL ANTONIO

    • + SURF LESSONS Don’t know how to surf? We’ll teach you! Whether you are seven years old or seventy-seven, beginner or experienced, travelling alone or in a group. We also have extensive knowledge regarding the tides and therefore know when and where to take our students depending on their level of experience in order to have fun but more importantly to be safe. At Manuel Antonio Surf School we only use specially designed surf boards. We have long boards made out of a special lightweight material just perfect for beginners as well as fiberglass. If you are more experienced we can also provide you with shorter, more traditional boards for riding the waves in style. All of our instructors speak English and are the first instructors certified by ISA (International Surfing Association) in Costa Rica as well as highly trained in water safety and First Aid. Length: 4 hours (Min 2 pax)

    • + HORSEBACK RIDING TOUR During the 40 minute drive to Londres where the tour starts your guide will give you a run down on the history of Quepos. Once you reach Londres you will set foot on a picturesque property that has bathrooms, stables, a corral and a open air waiting area. You will receive riding instruction, safety tips and practice time, before heading out to explore the rainforest. This Manuel Antonio tour allows you to uncover the exotic secrets that lie within this secondary rainforest. The maximum altitude in this area is 600 meters. You will ride through the mountains without reaching the mountain top. Your horse ride lasts approximately 2 and a half hours roundtrip and it will be highlighted by views of the valley, verdant vegetation and numerous wildlife species such as birds and reptiles. At the end of the trail there is a beautiful waterfall where you will be able to rest for about 30 minutes. You can lounge on the grass or take a swim. You will then return retracing the same route. At the end of your Manuel Antonio tour you will be served a delicious lunch made with local ingredients. Enjoy a little conversation before heading back to your hotel. Length: 4 hours (Min 2 pax)

    • + MANGROVE KAYAK TOUR Explore the wonderful world of mangroves just 15 minutes from Manuel Antonio area. Our Mangrove Kayaking trips lets you discover a variety of amazing wildlife within the mangrove forests. The tour will happen in the mangrove eco system of Isla de Damas (Damas Island). You will float under a lush canopy of rainforest, silently watching an spectacular variety of birds, snakes, crocodiles, ant eaters, and many groups of white face monkeys. Length: 4 hours (Min 2 pax)

    • + NARANJO WHITE WATER RAFTING With class III & IV challenges, these rivers resolutely drop from the mountains above Quepos, through a beautiful jungle gorge near sea level farmlands and palm oil plantations. Whether you are an expert or beginner, nature lover or thrill seeker, this expedition is for you! Our rafting tour will take you to the Savegre River or the Naranjo River, depending on the time of year. Length: 5 hours (Min 2 pax)

    • + SURF LESSONS Don’t know how to surf? We’ll teach you! Whether you are seven years old or seventy-seven, beginner or experienced, travelling alone or in a group. We also have extensive knowledge regarding the tides and therefore know when and where to take our students depending on their level of experience in order to have fun but more importantly to be safe. At Manuel Antonio Surf School we only use specially designed surf boards. We have long boards made out of a special lightweight material just perfect for beginners as well as fiberglass. If you are more experienced we can also provide you with shorter, more traditional boards for riding the waves in style. All of our instructors speak English and are the first instructors certified by ISA (International Surfing Association) in Costa Rica as well as highly trained in water safety and First Aid. Length: 4 hours (Min 2 pax)

    • + HORSEBACK RIDING TOUR During the 40 minute drive to Londres where the tour starts your guide will give you a run down on the history of Quepos. Once you reach Londres you will set foot on a picturesque property that has bathrooms, stables, a corral and a open air waiting area. You will receive riding instruction, safety tips and practice time, before heading out to explore the rainforest. This Manuel Antonio tour allows you to uncover the exotic secrets that lie within this secondary rainforest. The maximum altitude in this area is 600 meters. You will ride through the mountains without reaching the mountain top. Your horse ride lasts approximately 2 and a half hours roundtrip and it will be highlighted by views of the valley, verdant vegetation and numerous wildlife species such as birds and reptiles. At the end of the trail there is a beautiful waterfall where you will be able to rest for about 30 minutes. You can lounge on the grass or take a swim. You will then return retracing the same route. At the end of your Manuel Antonio tour you will be served a delicious lunch made with local ingredients. Enjoy a little conversation before heading back to your hotel. Length: 4 hours (Min 2 pax)

    • + MANGROVE KAYAK TOUR Explore the wonderful world of mangroves just 15 minutes from Manuel Antonio area. Our Mangrove Kayaking trips lets you discover a variety of amazing wildlife within the mangrove forests. The tour will happen in the mangrove eco system of Isla de Damas (Damas Island). You will float under a lush canopy of rainforest, silently watching an spectacular variety of birds, snakes, crocodiles, ant eaters, and many groups of white face monkeys. Length: 4 hours (Min 2 pax)

    • + NARANJO WHITE WATER RAFTING With class III & IV challenges, these rivers resolutely drop from the mountains above Quepos, through a beautiful jungle gorge near sea level farmlands and palm oil plantations. Whether you are an expert or beginner, nature lover or thrill seeker, this expedition is for you! Our rafting tour will take you to the Savegre River or the Naranjo River, depending on the time of year. Length: 5 hours (Min 2 pax)

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Notes
  • * For single travellers purchasing the twin-share option, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 
  • ^Twin-share option not available for trips to South America., Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey.

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