OSA PENINSULA ECOTOURS
INDEPENDENT COMPANIES LOCATED ON THE OSA
INVEST IN ECOTOURISM
Ecotours on the Osa Peninsula
YOUR CHOICES CAN CHANGE THE WORLD
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
The hiking ecotour companies of the Osa Peninsula Costa Rica offer all sorts of interesting tours. Most will take you into Corcovado National Park on day-trips or overnight-tours into Sirena Research Station. And they all have their own signiture tours around the Osa Peninsula. There are ecotours on the Osa Peninsula for everyone.
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
The ecotours on the Osa Peninsula also include the Golfo Dulce tours that explore the pristine tropical fjord full of life. This bio gem of marine life is surrounded by lush mountainous rainforest and mangrove wetlands. Humpback whales, along with whale sharks and more than 25 species of whales, aggregate to the Golfo Dulce along with the many resident dolphins. Enjoy these ecotours on the Osa Peninsula and explore this natural wonder by boat, kayak or paddle board.
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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Planet Dolphin Golfito
Come on board as we cruise in search of dolphins, migratory humpback whales, sea turtles, manta rays… as we make our way down the coastline of Golfo Dulce, you can admire the pristine beauties. We provide the masks, snorkels and fins, everything you need to dive and observe the underwater playground for numerous species of colorful tropical fish.
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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
These unique ecotours on the Osa Peninsula offer another layer to your experience and encourages responsible travel to natural areas that conserve the environment and sustains the well-being of the local people. Walk in botanical gardens, zip through the Osa canopy, experience our nesting turtles…and so much more.
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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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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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.
Discover and Process cacao and enjoy Tropical Fruits.
To Book Tour – (506) 86030464
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 and Bird Garden
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Enjoy the Osa Peninsula EcoTours
Please do not feed the Osa wildlife as we like our wildlife wild.
Osa Tourism / Osa Turismo
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SHOWING THE COLORS OF THE OSA PENINSULA
MOSTRANDO LOS COLORES DE LA PENÍNSULA DE OSA
+(506) 8509 6079
Península de Osa, Costa Rica