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Rio Celeste Hiking, Sloth Sanctuary & Llanos de Cortes Waterfall Tour provided by Native's Way Costa Rica

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Rio Celeste Hiking, Sloth Sanctuary & Llanos de Cortes Waterfall Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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A note from Rio Celeste Hiking, Sloth Sanctuary & Llanos de Cortes Waterfall Tour
We have intensified hygiene measures for frequently touched surfaces (exterior and interior handles, toilets, common areas, equipment, vehicle, etc) Hand sanitizer is provided before and after the activities. If you would like a mask let us know in advance.
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Updated 08/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Visit the Tenorio Volcano National Park to see a unique natural phenomenon at the site where two rivers merge and create vibrant turquoise waters. The tour also takes you to an off-the-beaten-path waterfall and a wildlife sanctuary where you can see sloths and other native wildlife. Plus, along the way your guide shares information about the region and helps you spot easy-to-miss wildlife.
  • You’ll have 18 starting options
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Native's Way Costa Rica
    Stop: 3 hours
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    Pass by
    Playa Langosta
    Tamarindo Beach
    Playa Conchal
    Playa Matapalo
    Playa Flamingo
    Playas del Coco
    Playa Panama
    Playa Hermosa
  • 2
    Rio Celeste
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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  • 3
    Cataratas Llanos de Cortes
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Finca Verde Lodge
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
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  • See turquoise rivers, waterfalls, and wildlife on a small-group hiking tour
  • Cool off with a swim and enjoy a traditional lunch
  • Get exercise while exploring the steep jungle paths
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off make the trip hassle-free
Important Information
Departure Point
JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa, Hacienda, Provincia de Guanacaste, Pinilla, 50309, Costa Rica Tamarindo Beach Costa Rica, Guanacaste Province, Tamarindo, Costa Rica Playa Conchal, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica Flamingo Beach Road, Guanacaste Province, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica Camino Las Catalinas, Provincia de Guanacaste, Potrero, Costa Rica Playa Grande, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica Hotel Riu Guanacaste, Playa Matapalo, RIU Guanacaste Route, Guanacaste Province, Sardinal District, 60602, Costa Rica Del Coco Beach, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica, Guanacaste Province, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica Playa Panama, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica Andaz Costa Rica Resort At Peninsula Papagayo - a concept by Hyatt, Peninsula Papagayo, Guanacaste Province, Papagayo Peninsula, 50104, Costa Rica Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica, Playa, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica Guanacaste Province, Liberia, Costa Rica Tenorio Volcano National Park - Rio Celeste, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica Tamarindo Costa Rica, 152, Tamarindo, Costa Rica Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, 3 Km North West from Panama Beach Main Entrance Playa Arenilla, Provincia de Guanacaste, 50503, Costa Rica Guanacaste Province, Tamarindo, Costa Rica Guanacaste Province, Sardinal District, Costa Rica
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • National park fees
  • Lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional bilingual guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Rio Celeste
  • Entry/Admission - Cataratas Llanos de Cortes
  • Entry/Admission - Finca Verde Lodge
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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reginam511 wrote a review 4 Jan
Gonzales, Louisiana5 contributions1 helpful vote
Our experience was great. Our guide Andress made our trip once in a lifetime!!!! The trails were in great shape. The food traditional and delicious
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Date of experience: January 2021
1 Helpful vote
Domingo wrote a review Dec 2020
6 contributions
Our driver Jeffrey and tour guide Ronnie were great. Our favorite part was swimming in Llanos de Cortes. The tour is diverse as you see a lot. We felt safe at all times and would do it again. Unfortunately Rio Celeste was not blue the day we went due to rain, but it was still
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Date of experience: November 2020
ashley g wrote a review Nov 2020
Atlanta, Georgia9 contributions2 helpful votes
Our wonderful guide Ronny and our driver Jeffrey took us on this tour- we decided to do private. They helped my boyfriend organize our engagement in front of llanos de Cortes! We had a wonderful day together as well after. Rio Celeste is magical. The local lunch was very very
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Date of experience: November 2020
Ruth G wrote a review Nov 2020
Playa Conchal, Costa Rica2 contributions
Ronny our tour guide was resourceful and his knowledge about Costa Rico was impressive. We had lots of questions. He was happy to share his love of nature. The pictures we captured were spectacular with the help of Ronny. Both of the meals were traditional cuisine and
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Date of experience: November 2020
Pedro F wrote a review Nov 2020
1 contribution2 helpful votes
What an INCREDIBLE once in a lifetime experience with Native’s Way. The water of Rio Celeste really is as blue as in the picture, I thought it must have been an exaggeration when I signed up. Our tour guide was fun and obviously has been studying biology in Costa Rica a long
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Date of experience: February 2020
2 Helpful votes
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Jeaninn A
thebest thrill
This was one of the greatest adventures I've ever done! Both the driver and the coordinator were great. They came
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You have to do this tour!
This tour was worth the 4 hour drive from our hotel! Our driver, Paul, is such a wonderful person, we so enjoyed hi
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Awesome experience
We had a great time here!! First time zip line and horse back riding and they were very helpful. We highly recommen
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An amazing day of adventure!
I can’t decide which activity was my favorite, everything was incredible and so much fun ! It was my first time zip
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Sidney M
Wow what a fun day! I live in Tama and I took my 4 friends and myself on this tour. It was amazing!! Our bus driver
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Great trip!
We thoroughly enjoyed this excursion. Although this was not the lava pumping volcano that a few other volcanoes hav
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Amazing adventure!
Me and a friend went on this tour recently. It was such an amazing day full of adventure! The tubing down the river
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Ziplining was a great experience. My family went 2 separate days with one of us going both days because he enjoyed
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Great Boat Trip
My family (kids are 10 and 7) and I did the afternoon sunset sail that includes free drinks, dinner and snorkeling
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Real nature!
Costarica has great nature, still its mostly pure. Entrance fee to a nacional park od about 18 $ per person. There
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Transportation from/to airport
Highly recommend. Very professional and was on time each way. The van was clean and the A/C worked. I only used for
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Great All Day Tour
Was an overall great all-day tour...bring your energy as they have a fun set of activities listed. Easy pickup and
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Leslie D
Good trip with a relaxing ending
We had a good time. The hike is a little more strenuous than we thought it was going to be. We have moody teens s
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Take this tour!
So fun! The zip lining is BREATH taking. The tubing was a blast. The staff was incredible I felt so safe and taken
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Morning Horseback Riding
We scheduled the morning horseback ride. Ivan picked us up at our hotel and was our tour guide throughout the excur
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Key Details
  • Duration: 12h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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