Wildlife Safari River Float and Riverside BBQ Tour - Costa Rica for Kids
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Wildlife Safari River Float and Riverside BBQ Tour

Join us on the thrilling Wildlife Safari River Float and Riverside BBQ Tour in the heart of Costa Rica. This excursion is tailor-made for families seeking unforgettable wildlife encounters and mouthwatering cuisine.

Tour Highlights:

  • Wildlife Safari:  Set out in the morning for a wildlife safari-style float trip along the picturesque Penas Blancas River. Keep your eyes peeled for native wildlife like playful monkeys and vibrant toucans that call this lush landscape home. Your expert guides will lead you down the tranquil Penas Blancas waterway, where you’ll have the chance to spot intriguing creatures such as small crocodiles, majestic iguanas, and the famous Jesus Christ lizards, which can miraculously walk on water. The tropical rainforest’s peace and tranquility will allow your family to fully immerse in the sights and sounds of this enchanting setting. Watch out for the delightful sloths and two species of monkeys, the howler monkey and white-faced capuchin monkeys, that often make appearances. It’s a two-hour adventure that promises excitement for all ages.
  • Riverside BBQ: After your river excursion, relish an authentic San Carleños-style riverside BBQ at Dona Mila and Chupeta’s charming home. Indulge in a grilled feast with all the trimmings, including corn, grilled veggies, salad, and local beer or wine. Finish with pineapple or banana flambe and local coffee.

What to Expect:

  • Family Fun: The Wildlife Safari River Float and Riverside BBQ Tour offers an exciting day out for the whole family. Share the thrill of spotting incredible wildlife and enjoy quality time together in a natural wonderland.
  • Wildlife Marvels: Spot diverse wildlife species in their natural habitat with minimal disruption, thrilling both kids and adults.
  • BBQ Bliss: Savor an authentic BBQ lunch, a flavorful treat for every family member.

Why Families Adore This Tour:  Families cherish this tour for its perfect blend of nature exploration and delectable dining. It’s a fantastic opportunity to bond over shared wildlife sightings and enjoy a flavorful riverside meal. Come as you are and create cherished family memories on this unforgettable adventure!

Tour Duration: Approx 5 hours

Zone: North Zone
Location: Arenal - See map

Private Tour

The Departure time may vary, we’ll confirm the time with you.

Children from 4 years old are welcome to this family-friendly tour. Please let us know the ages of any children who are under 12 under.

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What’s included

  • Drinks
  • Entrance Fee
  • Certified Naturalist Guide
  • Transportation Round Trip
  • Riverside BBQ Lunch

What to bring

  • Camera
  • Raincoat
  • Big Smile
  • Long Pants
  • Closed Shoes
  • Confortable light Clothing

Important Notes for Parents

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    Please watch your children at all times.
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    Parents should not allow their children to do anything that appears dangerous.
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    Guides cannot be responsible to supervise children.




Important Notes

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    Minimum of operation 3 people.
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    For families of less than 3 people, please contact our agents for more pricing information.
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    Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby at least 10 minutes prior to pick up time.

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Why travel with Costa Rica 4 kids?

We create family FUN trips for all family types. Whether you are traveling with toddlers, tweens, or teens we are your go-to tour operator for all things KIDS in Costa Rica. With over 20 years of experience, we take ordinary to EXTRAORDINARY, creating your dream itinerary in Costa Rica´s tropical playground. Let our destination experts plan every detail and our guides lead you on a magical journey of PURA VIDA here in COSTA RICA.

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Our destination experts are passionate family travelers who have a high level of knowledge of family-friendly tours and accommodations. Their first-hand experiences lead to the creation of all Costa Rica for Kids itineraries. Our experts are here to answer your every question about traveling with kids in Costa Rica.

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Over 20 years of experience has built a strong foundation for creating trips for every age and stage. We work closely with tour operators to ensure all trips are created through the eyes of children. It is our top priority to ensure the safety of your family while traveling in Costa Rica. The best part? We live here, we are the experts, we are here to create your dream family vacation!

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Traveling with your family can be stressful. We know there are many important details when traveling with kids. We are here to remind you that with our help, traveling will be a fun, seamless adventure from start to finish. We have relaxed our policies and any of our trips can be booked with just a $100 deposit! Let´s get planning!

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