Activities & Tours
Manuel Antonio is one of the favorite places to visit and not only because of its convenient access and variety of choices for accommodation, numerous restaurants and entertainment options.
The main reason to come to this central pacific haven is the wide selection of flora and fauna available here.
Coming to Manuel Antonio means having a close encounter with monkeys, sloths, deers, iguanas, and a huge amount of birds.
Every day is a new opportunity to uncover the secrets of the tropical forest venturing in the heart of the forest or conquering the blue ocean!
This is paradise for the wildlife lovers and adventurous and there are many great options to choose from to unravel the surprises mother nature has for waiting for you.
We have cherry-picked a list of our favorites activities and the companies we recommend.
In order to make this collection of tours, we had try them all and rated the service, value, fun, quality and every detail that makes the difference.
Enjoy an outstanding naturalist tour with amazing views of the Manuel Antonio National Park on board of catamaran. Choose between in the morning and in the afternoon tour.
The morning visit includes a snorkeling adventure in a beautiful and secluded bay known as Playa Bizans. The afternoon tour is a truly amazing trip for nature lovers who can enjoy not only the whole experience but also the breathtaking sunset out on the Pacific Ocean. Get to experience humpback whales, dolphins and the beautiful marine wild life. On board you can enjoy an excellent selection of snacks and natural juices. As you cruise along the coast, enjoy the sea breeze, the summer sunshine of Costa Rica and this unique tropical paradise at is best. Be sure to not to miss out on this unique and memorable journey! Sail and dive, slide down into the refreshing Pacific Ocean from our slides and get entertained with music. Experience Manuel Antonio with us, the ones that really know.
Enjoy the fascinating mangroves of Isla Damas on a relaxing boat ride or an existing kayak experience. This is without a doubt one of the most highly recommended tours in the area. This relaxing half-day tour begins just offshore of the Damas Island estuary, about 5 KM south of Quepos.
Start the tour in a partially covered motorboat or on a double or single kayak, you will glide along the fascinating canals of the estuary where your guide will provide comprehensive information about the complex, self-sustaining mangrove system, including the various types of mangroves found in Costa Rica.
It will be a journey through the calm waters of the Damas Island Mangroves; the guide will take you through the lush mangrove where you can observe the flora and fauna of the place. This tranquil, fascinating tour will certainly be one of the highlights of your stay in Manuel Antonio.
Manuel Antonio National Park
Manuel Antonio National park is one of the smallest protected areas in Costa Rica.
Is one of the most visited, because the vast amount of animals that live inside and how they interact among them and with the human visitors.
Although it is the country’s smallest national park, the stunning beauty and diversity of wildlife in its 683 hectares is unequaled.
Manuel Antonio contains a charming combination of rain forest, beaches, and coral reefs.
In this particular tour, you’ll hike through the rainforest along 1.500 meters of easy-access trails in an estimated time of 2.5 to 3 hours, with an experienced & bilingual naturalist interpreter equipped with a high-powered spotting scope, will help you locate the vast variety of flora and fauna in their natural habitat and you will have the chance to spot Howler, Cara Blanca and Titi monkeys, plus Agutis beautiful Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates auratus), all while learning about many more facts about the variety of species, you’ll encounter during this incredible nature adventure
Night Walk Tour
The adventure will start when all the nocturnal animals are more active,
As soon as we enter the forest lots of crickets, frogs and other species will welcome everybody to their habitat.
Walking at night guided by one of our nature interpreter is a wonderful experience in which you can appreciate the dark side of the forest, wild life lurking in the shadows and incredible creatures like rain forest frogs, tarantulas, scorpions, kinkajous, sloths among others are some of the habitants of the forest visitors will see.
Above the Pacific Ocean, Parasailing with Aguas Azules is so easy and relaxing . . . anybody can do it!
Discover the true beauty of the Manuel Antonio Beach and beyond as you soar majestically 180 meters. above the beautiful and white sand while parasailing. Views of the Coast including Manuel Antonio National Park Mountains are visible you may even be lucky enough to see some wildlife! Parasailing flight over the picturesque Coast
Stunning views of the pristine Coast waters