Top 18 Things to do in Jaco, Costa Rica

Come visit Jaco! Expedia makes it easy to book Jaco tours and find the best attractions. We have a broad selection of things to do in Jaco for you to browse through and learn about all the most popular activities. It’s easy to find all the must-see Jaco sights by looking though our list of all the most popular Jaco attractions.

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Arenal Volcano & Baldi Hot Springs
Venture toward the town of La Fortuna, where you have prime views of the Arenal Volano’s active cinder cone emerging from the verdant rainforest. After seeing the volcano, bathe in the mineral-rich waters of the natural thermal springs. Read More

Categories: Attractions, Spas & Beauty, Tours & Sightseeing

12 hours

Free cancellation

$144
per adult

Carara National Park Hike
Explore a natural sanctuary teeming with a dramatic range of flora and fauna on a tour of Carara National Park. Admire the diverse wildlife in the reserve, see the vibrant colors of macaws or spot crocodiles basking in the river,... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$77
per adult

Costa Rica Rainforest Guided Tram Tour
The rich ecosystems of Costa Rica's rainforests are yours to discover aboard this aerial tram tour that takes you over the treetops. As you explore gardens and glide over the canopy, learn from your guide about the layers of the... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Attractions

2 hours

Free cancellation

$84
per adult

Crocodile Safari
Explore a river teeming with crocodiles, birds, and reptiles for an incredible experience in the Costa Rican jungle. Keep your eyes open and your camera ready as you meet the incredible variety of wildlife that makes these tropical waters their... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$45
per adult

Jaco Paramotor Tandem Flight
Strap into a wild contraption and lift off from a sun-soaked strip of sand for a high-flying adventure you won't soon forget. Paramotors combine the thrills of paragliding with the power of an engine, so your scenic flight around the... Read More

$120
per adult

Kayak & Snorkeling
Strike out into the open ocean just off the coast of Jaco with this half-day kayaking and snorkeling tour. Admire the pristine beaches and lush forests that reach right up to the shore as you get a firsthand look at... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

2 hours

Free cancellation

$92
per adult

Los Suenos Horseback Riding
Venture deep into the jungle for an unforgettable sightseeing and horseback riding excursion. With convenient roundtrip transportation from your hotel, head to Herradura for a leisurely horseback ride and a chance to see waterfalls, toucans, and scarlet macaws. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$84
per adult

Manuel Antonio National Park
Delve into the Manuel Antonio National Park with a daytrip to explore its pristine beaches, jungle trails, and coastal cliffs. Keep an eye out for sloths and monkeys as you hike the jungle trails, before soaking up the sun and... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours

Free cancellation

$86
per adult

Pacific Rainforest Aerial Tram Ride
See the Costa Rican rainforest like never before as you ride a sky tram above the lush tree canopy of a private reserve. Look for different species of reptiles, snakes, and more local wildlife as you enjoy the natural wonders... Read More

Categories: Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$54
per adult

Poás Volcano National Park & Doka Estate Full-Day Tour
Spend a day exploring a breathtaking active volcano and learning about the coffee-farming industry that thrives on its fertile slopes. Trek to a viewpoint overlooking the cloud forests and aquamarine lake in the crater of Poás Volcano, and then sip... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

12 hours

Free cancellation

$144
per adult

Rainforest Adrenaline Junkie Tour with Ziplining & Waterfall Climb
Get your fill of thrills as you soar high over the rainforest canopy, glide through treetops on a zipline, and clamber your way up a roaring waterfall on this Costa Rica adventure. Experience the rainforest in a completely unique way... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Attractions, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

Free cancellation

$153
per adult

Rainforest Bike Excursion
Weave down natural winding paths and get a rush of adrenaline as you cruise through a Costa Rican rainforest on this biking excursion. Make your way to the top of a mountain and get an intimate look at the forest... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$75
per adult

Tortuga Island Cruise
Set out across the Gulf of Nicoya for a scenic cruise and an afternoon of swimming, snorkeling, and lounging on the white sands of Tortuga Island. Relax in the warm tropical sun, enjoy a delicious Costa Rican lunch, and admire... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

12 hours

Free cancellation

$117
per adult

Tranopy Rainforest Sightseeing Tour
Combine the spectacular views of an aerial tram ride with the excitement of a zipline course on this outing that gives you high-altitude thrills in the jungle. A professional naturalist guide joins you to show off some of the secrets... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$129
per adult

Tranopy Rainforest Tour
Ride above the rich vegetation and wildlife in one of Costa Rica's most biologically diverse regions with an adventure in this protected forest. This tour combines the scenic views of an aerial tram with the excitement of ziplining through the... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$68
per adult

Upstream Waterfall Climb & Zipline Excursion
Challenge a thundering waterfall as you trek upward, forcing your body to go against the downward stream of water plummeting to the rainforest floor below. Climb up the waterfall using your strength and grit, rewarding yourself when you reach the... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Attractions

4 hours

Free cancellation

$114
per adult

Vista Los Suenos Canopy Adventure
Venture into the Vista Los Suenos Canopy for an up-close look at an incredible tropical world. Meet the local wildlife, zip between the trees, and enjoy spectacular views of the coast on an eco-tour designed to immerse you in the... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$77
per adult

Whitewater Rafting on the Savegre River with Lunch
Set out for a rip-roaring watery adventure in the wilderness with a white-knuckled ride through the rapids of the Savegre River. Off-road through the rainforest, paddle through the roiling waters of the river, and reward yourself with a delicious and... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

9 hours

Free cancellation

$104
per adult

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