OSA PENINSULA ECO TOURS
INDEPENDENT COMPANIES LOCATED ON THE OSA
TOURS ON THE OSA PENINSULA
Embrace Nature’s Playground!
1. Biodiversity Exploration: Unearth the wonders of one of the world’s most biodiverse regions, with guided tours revealing a breathtaking array of flora and fauna.
2. National Park Adventures: Venture into the heart of Corcovado and Piedras Blancas National Parks, where untamed wilderness and rare wildlife await your discovery.
3. Thrilling Canopy Zip-lining: Soar through the treetops on thrilling zip-line adventures, offering panoramic views and an adrenaline-pumping experience.
4. Marine Wildlife Encounters: Embark on dolphin and whale-watching expeditions, where you can witness these majestic creatures in their natural habitat.
5. Kayaking in Mangrove Forests: Glide through serene mangrove forests on guided kayak tours, immersed in the tranquility of unique ecosystems.
6. Captivating Night Safaris: Embrace the magic of the night with guided nocturnal safaris, encountering elusive creatures and the sounds of the jungle after dark.
7. Birdwatcher’s Paradise: Delight in birdwatching excursions, led by experts, to spot vibrant and rare bird species soaring through the skies.
8. Cultural Immersion: Connect with indigenous communities, experiencing their rich heritage and traditions, rooted in harmony with nature.
9. Sun-kissed Beach Escapes: Combine adventure and relaxation on pristine beaches, offering surfing opportunities and a chance to unwind in paradise.
10. Rainforest Hiking: Trek through dense rainforests with knowledgeable guides, unearthing the secrets and natural beauty of this pristine ecosystem.
Book your Osa Peninsula tour now and embark on a remarkable journey through nature’s playground, where adventure, biodiversity, and cultural encounters await!
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Ecotours on the Osa Peninsula
The decisions you make will shape the future of the Osa Peninsula.
Responsible travel to natural areas that conserve the environment and sustains the well-being of the local people.
EcoTour Hiking Companies
OSA PENINSULA LAND ECOTOURS
Discover the incredible biodiversity of Osa Peninsula with hiking ecotour companies offering a range of exciting tours. Explore the pristine wilderness of Corcovado National Park on day trips or overnight excursions to the Sirena Research Station, where you can experience the true beauty of the rainforest. These ecotour companies also have other Osa tours, taking you to stunning locations around the peninsula. Whether you are a nature enthusiast or simply looking for an adventure, there are ecotours on the Osa Peninsula to suit everyone’s interests.
Osa Wild Travel
Osa Wild Travel is a local Costa Rican company that promotes ecotourism. We believe in sustainable development, with minimum impact on the environment. It was born due to the necessity of conserving protecting and educating about biodiversity and its ecosystems. Its mission has always been to promote an integral and responsible touristic activity that generates a fair economic income for the host communities.
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Surcos Tours is a family business. It was born as a solution to the lack of work in rural areas, particularly in the southern and southwestern areas of Costa Rica. “Surcos” comes from the Spanish word “Surco” which means opening a path where none exists, to build a better fate. We do not only want to plan your trip, we want to provide you with all the tools you need to choose the best tour
Ficus Tours is a Puerto Jimenez based tour company . Owned by local people who are naturalist guides, friends of nature, that enjoy, love and want to show to the rest of the world the wonders of Costa Rica and Osa Peninsula, its flora and fauna, beautiful landscapes and the secrets of a Tropical Rain Forest.
Osa Green Travel
For nature lovers, Osa Green Travel focuses on all those people who are somehow interested in getting to know our country and want a professional and reliable guide on how to make the most of that valuable time they have at their disposal.
The promotion and development of nature-friendly projects are part of our day to day, since the main vision of our agency is that our clients know the truly Green side of our Costa Rican Paradise.
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Corcovado Hiking Tours
Years of experience in naturalistic and adventure Tours in Corcovado National Park.
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Golfo Dulce Touring Companies
OSA PENINSULA WATER TOURS
Discover the wonders of Golfo Dulce through the various ecotours offered on the Osa Peninsula. These tours allow you to explore the breathtaking tropical fjord and its abundant marine life, surrounded by lush rainforest and mangrove wetlands. You can spot humpback whales, whale sharks, and over 25 whale species, as well as resident dolphins. Enjoy the tour by boat, kayak or paddleboard and make the most of this natural paradise.
Changing Tide Tours
Eco Boat Tours in Golfo Dulce & Pacific Ocean, Southern Costa Rica! Snorkeling, Dolphins, Whales, Sea Turtles, Mangroves, Wildlife Sanctuary & Islands!
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With a lifetime experience exploring Golfo Dulce and leading groups in the wild our activities feature:Mangrove Forest Exploration, Sunset and Bioluminicence and Kayak excursions from a few hours to several days including back up motor boat for longer trips. Camping trips, including all gear and meals. We Also offer connections to Corcovado National Park.
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Paradise Rocks is a specialized tour company focusing on bringing the true nature of the Osa Peninsula into view. Whether exploring the pristine waters of the Golfo Dulce or rainforest bathing under a jungle waterfall, Paradise Rocks always is committed to quality experiences. Twelve years and thousands of visitors later, the magic feelings remain long after the price is forgotten.
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Join us for Dolphin Watching and snorkeling on our boat the La Sirena. The boat is owned and operated by Cabinas Jimenez. The Golfo Dulce tours are famous around town, and you’re almost guaranteed to see dolphins on each tour. Tours available daily, visit our front desk at Cabinas Jimenez to book your day on the water.
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Él Doña Tere
ÉL DONA TERE is a double decker catamaran. It has a bathroom, a barbecue grill, and a slide off the back. There will always be a certified captain and a first mate. Its capacity is a maximum of 50 people. This Private boat can be rented to enjoy sunset cruises, as the sun sets on the Osa Peninsula. Or cruise the Golfo Dulce and barbecue at any one of the colourful remote beaches that can only be accessed by boat.
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Golfo Dulce Exploradores
Golfo Dulce Exploradores is a new rural tourism project. We are a family business offering beautiful boat tours on our tropical fjord.
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Osa Dream Tours
Kayaking will take you up our rivers, around the Golfo Dulce and into the mangroves. There’s so much to discover. You can go to remote beaches, take a lunch and explore to places few people go.
To Book Tour – (506) 8645 6334
Specific Touring Companies
OSA PENINSULA UNIQUE ECOTOURS
The ecotours available on the Osa Peninsula offer a unique and enriching experience that encourages responsible travel to natural areas while conserving the environment and supporting the well-being of the local community. From walking through botanical gardens to ziplining through the Osa canopy, and witnessing nesting turtles, there are endless opportunities for exploration and adventure. These eco-friendly tours promote sustainable tourism while offering a chance to connect with the natural beauty and wildlife of the Osa Peninsula.
Osa Interactive Gardens
Osa Interactive Gardens in Puerto Jimenez is a modern nature center in the rainforest featuring botanical gardens and a butterfly habitat with treehouse platforms. Know for its photography tours, this is a beautiful oasis within the village.
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Magical Mogos Waterfalls
The Magical Mogos Waterfalls are the largest on the Osa Peninsula. It is located in the biological corridors that connect the three most important wildlands on the Osa Peninsula: Corcovado National Park, Piedras Blancas National Park and the Terraba-Sierpe National Wetlands.
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Osa Bike Tour
Mountain Biking Tour
Osa Bike is a pioneering mountain bike tour company located on the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica. Our fun-filled adventures cater to bikers of all skill levels and allow for an immersive experience in one of the world’s most biodiverse regions. Safety is our top priority, and we promise personalized attention with a side of healthy exercise!
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Naturalist and photography instructor on the Osa Peninsula who knows the environment. Discover below the surface with a tour that matches the needs of the client.
Instructor de fotografía y naturalista en la Península de Osa que conoce el entorno. Ella descubre debajo de la superficie con un recorrido que se adapta a las necesidades del cliente.
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La Estación Biológica
The Biological Station “La Cotinga” was born as a project inspired by the research and conservation of the natural resources of the Osa Peninsula, through the generation of educational and scientific experiences. We have a nursery of native and endemic species of Osa for the reforestation of the project. Some in recovery are precious wood trees such as Nazareno, Cristobal, Sirrí, Camibar, Ajo Negro, Ceibas, Cachimbo hediondo.
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Pollo Surf School
Experience why Matapalo is the best place to learn how to surf. The waves on Playa Pan Dulce is one of the best in the world for learning how to surf. With a perfect right point break both beginners and intermediate surfers learn faster and have more fun. Pollo Surf School is locally owned and operated. Oldemar Fenandez (aka Pollo) was born and raised in the Cabo Matapalo area, and has been teaching surf lessons since 2002. His knowledge and expertise of the area is unbeatable.
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Matapalo Surf Experience
Matapalo Surf Experience is a small organization focusing on surf retreats and surf classes in Matapalo, Costa Rica. It is 100% owned and operated by locals, which means you will be guided by the absolute best instructors in the area. They share a wealth of knowledge as well as being incredibly skilled surfers themselves.
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Canopy Bosque Mar
The Puerto Jimenez canopy zip-line tour is about 20 minutes from Puerto Jimenez. They have 8 Platforms. You start the tour at the Miramar road entrance where you will be picked up by the guide and taken to the first Platform. The total Zip Line distance is 1,200 meters and the tour takes 2 hours. The Tour includes certified gear and insurance, professional guides. The tour cost is $75.00 per person. The tour needs to be booked at least one day in advance.
Sea Turtle Nesting Tour
COPROT is a community-driven conservation project that aims to address the conservation / community issues that occur in the Osa Peninsula. Join us to experience sea turtle nesting on the busiest beach in the Osa Peninsula, where you will have the opportunity to witness female turtles laying their eggs and hatchlings making their way down to the ocean. All funds received from tourism go directly into maintaining the conservation project and its staff.
Waterfall Rappelling and Tree Climbing
Longest operating outfitter on the Osa Peninsula, Everyday Adventures offers a great balance of tropical biology and extreme adventure. Whether top roped and climbing a massive strangler fig named Treebeard, rappelling over the 100’ King Louies waterfall or the combination of both, every outing is steeped in tropical biology. Guides are CPR/WFR trained and have a deep knowledge of the watersheds and trails of the southernmost point of Cabo Matapalo.
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Rancho Raices Chocolate Tours.
Rancho Raices offers a chocolate tour that provides visitors with an opportunity to learn about the traditional process of making chocolate from cacao beans. During the tour, visitors can see the process from start to finish, turning the beans into chocolate.
Throughout the tour, visitors can taste different varieties of chocolate and learn about the history and cultural significance of chocolate in Costa Rica. The tour guides are knowledgeable and passionate about the cacao farming and chocolate-making process, and they are happy to answer any questions visitors may have.
Overall, the Rancho Raices chocolate tour is a unique and educational experience that combines natural beauty, cultural heritage, and delicious chocolate tasting.
Horse Riding Tour
Rancho Tropical offers the best horseback riding tours of the Osa Peninsula. Ride in the rainforest to see massive trees, gallop in the meadow and on the beach, enjoy panoramic views of the Golfo Dulce and the Pacific ocean and make a refreshing stop to a waterfall. You can combine this tour with a 30-meter high waterfall rappelling and a unique tree climbing from the inside of a tree. We also do day and overnight trips in Corcovado National Park and will be happy to help you book any other adventures.
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La Perica Garden
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TOP TEN THINGS TO EXPERIENCE ON THE OSA PENINSULA
1. Visit Corcovado National Park: The Park is one of the most biodiverse places on the planet and is home to a variety of wildlife, including jaguars, tapirs, and scarlet macaws.
2. Go Whale Watching: The Osa Peninsula is one of the best places in Costa Rica to go whale watching. You can spot humpback whales, pilot whales, and even orcas.
3. Explore the Beaches: The Osa Peninsula is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica. From white sand beaches to black sand beaches, there is something for everyone.
4. Go Sport Fishing: The Osa Peninsula is a great place to go sport fishing. You can catch a variety of fish, including marlin, sailfish, and roosterfish.
5. Visit the Waterfalls: The Osa Peninsula is home to some of the most beautiful waterfalls in Costa Rica. From the majestic King Louis (Matapalo Waterfall) to the awesome Magical Mogos Waterfalls, there is something for everyone.
6. Go Bird Watching: The Osa Peninsula is home to a variety of birds, including toucans, parrots, and oropendolas.
7. Take a Boat Tour of the Golfo Dulce: Take a boat tour of the Osa Peninsula and explore the mangroves, islands, and beaches.
8. Go Kayaking: Kayaking is a great way to explore the Osa Peninsula. You can paddle through the mangroves and explore the islands.
9. Go Hiking: The Osa Peninsula is home to a variety of hiking trails, from easy to difficult. Explore the rainforest and spot a variety of wildlife.
10. Surfing: It is a great destination for surfers, with some of the best waves in the country. The waves here are suitable for all levels of surfers, from beginners to experienced surfers.
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Península de Osa, Costa Rica