Iguana Tours began operating the first
professional and licensed tours in the Manuel Antonio area in 1989,
specializing in sea kayaking and whitewater rafting. In the 10 years
since, we have added naturalist tours and a host of other adventure
activities including horseback riding, dolphin watch excursions and
This full day adventure
includes an incredible 4/wheel drive journey which takes you in
to a very remote back country of the Río Savegre for a
4 hour guided Rafting trip with class II / III / IV rapids in
rafts for 6 people or in 2 man inflatable kayaks. There are great
swimming holes and a large variety of birsds and primary jungles
( egrets, toucans, osprey, parrots, kingfishers, and cormorants
). We will stop in a little village called “ Río
Blanco ” for a Tico style lunch in a thatched roof restaurant
with great views and a nature path. We also stop at some of the
most beautiful waterfalls in the area with many blooming heliconias
in this shady garden of Eden.
Price: $ 90
Time : 7:00 am - 6:00 pm.
Requirements : Children over 10 + relative fit
adults who can paddle & walk over rocks you need to wear river
sandals or water shoes, bathing suit, sun protection, t-shirt,
A Class III / IV half day challence
for more experienced paddlers. The Naranjo drops steeply from
the mountains above Quepos, though a beautiful jungle gorge and
takes you on a wild ride to sea level passing nearby farmlands
and palm plantations. Water levels can rise quickly on this river
upping the difficulty and adrenaline levels, so rafters should
be physically fit and adventurous. Fruits, snacks midway included.
Price : $ 65
Time : 8:00 am - 1:00 pm and 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm.
Requirements : Good physical cond. ( kids over
13 years all ). This is II closer river for guests staying in
the Jaco & Los Sueños area.
|Paddle protected inland waterways, a perfect place
to learn this magical way of exploring coastal mangrove areas and
seeing wildlife. None of this trip is in the open ocean and the
pace of this trip is according to your abilities. Lunch is at great
Price : $ 65
Time : Depends on
tides, duration 5 ½ hours.
Relative good shape. ( OK for kids )
Antonio Coastal Paddle
|A more challeging open ocean paddle
along one of Costa Rica´s most beautiful coastlines. Nearby
islands are nesting sites for boobies and frigatebirds. We stop
for a swin and snacks in isolated Biesanz Bay and we lunch at the
end of the trip, near the National Park of Manuel Antonio.
Price : $ 65
Time : 8:00 am - 12:00 md / 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm.
Requirements : Some experience or reasonable fitness
as waves and surf are common.
Ant. National Park
Have an experienced nature guide take you
on an informative hike through the park. Our guides know where
you are most likely to encounter sloths, monkeys etc. they will
also provide a great deal of information on the history, flora
and fauna during this easy 2 ½ hours walk. Mid tour snacks
and refreshments are offered and guests may remain in the park
after the tour.
Price : $ 44 includes entrance fee
Time : 7:30 am - 12:00 md.
Requirements : None, easy walk
Marvel At the mysterious islands with their jagged rock formation,
towering cliffs and nesting grounds with numerous species of marine
birds and their young. Listen to the blowholes; whistle with each
surge of the waves. Help us count the varies types of dolphins,
and whales that frolic just beyond the islands. Learn interesting
facts about the National Park and history of Quepoa Indians. Join
us and witness those unforgettable offshore sunsets, taking a
moment to relax and enjoy another beautiful afternoon in paradise..
Price : $ 70
Time : 8:30 am - 12:00md or 2:00 pm - Sunset.
Don’t miss Isla Damas and its wonderful
wildlife just because you don’t want to kayak. Treat yourself
to a tour by boatin the estuary with a guide. There is great birding
and wonderful vistas on this mangrove canals. We will also stop
at the island to enjoy a nice walk on the beach. Then enjoy a
restaurant lunch or dinner. Excellent chance to see animals and
birds. (Caimans, Sloths, Crocodiles, Boas, White face monkeys,
egrets, and much more.) Specially recommended for senior citizens.
Price : $60
Time : According with the high tide.
Included : Transportation, Lunch or Dinner, Boat,
Requeriments : Casual dress, good for every age.
Full day tour to Carara National Park is now accesible within
an hour and a half drive from Quepos. We offer a two and a half
hour hike with a naturalist guide through one of Costa Rica´s
most bio diverse reserves. Large crocodiles lie below the Tarcoles
bridge adjacent to the Park as well as great birding. This tour
allows our visitors who haven´t driven to Quepos a chance
to see this interesting topography lined with rice fields &
African palm plantations, also cattle ranching boarding some of
Costa Rica´s most famous coast line.
Price : $ 85
Time : 7:00 a.m. / 17:00 p.m.
Include : Transportation, entrance fee, guide, snacks, lunch.
Requirements : relatively good shape. (O.K. for
kids). Recomentations: Walking shoes, mosquito repellent hat or
visor, and binoculars.
|Half Day Guided
This horseback riding tour is a halfday, through a typical
Costa Rican area called Villa Nueva, where you will have a good
opportunity to see the local country side and jungle. This excellent
tour is 30 minutes driving from Quepos, and includes 1 ½
hours riding, also don’t forget your bathing suit to take
a swim in a beautiful waterfall on the way. For birdwatchers we
recommend going in the afternoon for a better chance to see toucans
and some other exotic birds.
Price : $60
Time : 8:00 a.m. - 13:00 p.m. or 13:30 p.m. -
Included : Transportation, guide, snacks and
lunch or dinner.
Requirements : Ability to ride for 1 ½
hours approx. Easy ride.
Come with us and discover the coast of Manuel Antonio the way
Christopher Columbus traveled. The peace and serenity of sailing
these pristine waters is an unforgettable experience and viewing
the sunset from the deck while anchored in a beautiful secluded
bay is truly romantic. A morning tour is also available with a
snorkeling stop included. Ideal for the whole family.
Price : $ 80
Time : 2:00 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Included : Dinner. Wine, beers. Soft drinks.
Requiriments : Good for the whole family. Available
for private charters, also.
|Come with us to see the most beautiful waterfalls in the country!
Cascading 25 & 40 meters into a 8 meters deep pool for swimming.
The horseback tour offers you more contact with nature and a better
chance of seeing wild life. Take you through the beautifull country
side between Quepos and Dominical. Then our trip takes you through
a majestic forest and wonderful vistas of the mountains of San Isidro.
During the tour we´ll make two stops, first for breakfast
in a real typical ranch, and then later in the afternoon we will
return to the ranch for lunch. In this real costarrican family.
At the waterfalls you will have a chance to take pictures of your
guide jumping from the waterfalls to the pool. Lots of opportunities
to watch many other kinds of wild life.
Price: $ 95
7:00 a.m. / 17:00 p.m.
entrance fee, guide, breakfast, snacks, lunch.
Relatively good shape. (O.K. for kids)
Walking shoes, mosquito repellent, hat or visor, and binoculars.
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