Location of Adventure
Group Size Limit
Approximately 14 Travelers
A very important feature of our family Costa Rica adventure is the limited group size, as nature expeditions are best experienced with small groups of travelers.
Specialized 4x4 Land Rovers and Land Cruisers
Our Private Leaders
Accommodations, meals from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast on the final day, soft drinks with meals and purified drinking water with meals and activities, services of NHA Expedition Leader, local guides and lodge staff, most gratuities, airport transfers on Day 1 and final day, optional horseback ride, most gratuities, all permits, entrance fees and taxes.
Travel to and from start and end point of trip, alcoholic beverages, some gratuities, passport and visa fees, optional activities, items of a personal nature (phone calls, laundry, etc.), airport and departure taxes, optional travel insurance.
This trip does not require a high degree of physical fitness, although a number of short walks are involved. All activities are optional. Travelers should be aware that the heat and humidity may be high and roads may be bumpy. Some long drives are necessary on this trip. Children may need to be a certain age to participate in some activities.
Important Information About This Trip
Costa Rica is not just one of the world’s greatest natural treasures but also a family adventure paradise. This trip features what we believe are the most exciting and fascinating activities for families within this ecologically diverse country. Our Expedition Leader and driver will accompany our small groups to these remote areas, revealing the splendors of the rainforests and cloud forests. While this trip is available on a customized basis, pricing only applies to scheduled trips listed. Pricing for custom trips will be determined based on group size and dates, and increases should be expected during non-summer months. Please note that there is a minimum age limit of 8 years for the zip line, and a minimum age limit of 9 years for the rafting in Sarapiquí.
Age Limits on Family Adventures
We generally welcome children ages six and older on all of our Family Trips. However, while some six-year-olds are well-suited for some or all of our Family adventures, others may not be ready for the requirements of group travel. For this reason, we believe that it is more useful to consider this age limit a guideline rather than a hard and fast rule. We believe that you, as a parent or guardian, are best qualified to decide whether or not your child would enjoy the experience without compromising the comfort of others. We strongly encourage to you call our office to speak with an Adventure Travel Specialist about the specific requirements of the trip you're considering so that you can make an informed decision about your child's participation. We are unable to allow children younger than six on these scheduled departures due to safety regulations, physical limitations, and concerns regarding group dynamics. Please note that there is a minimum age limit of 8 years for the zip line, and a minimum age limit of 9 years for the rafting in Sarapiquí.
Since the areas we travel to on this extension are remote and wild (that's why we go there!), we require medical evacuation insurance for this program. If you decline the medical evacuation insurance coverage offered by Natural Habitat, we require that you send us documentation of the independent coverage you have selected. We recommend that your chosen independent insurance plan includes at least $250,000 in medical evacuation coverage. Please note that we will add the cost of Natural Habitat’s medical evacuation policy to your tour invoice until you provide our office with proof of coverage including your insurance company's name, phone number and your individual policy number. Thank you for understanding that our policy exists exclusively in the interest of our guests' safety.
To protect your investment and to provide peace of mind while you travel, we also strongly recommend purchasing comprehensive travel insurance. Plans may cover everything from medical treatment to trip cancellations and delays, to lost luggage. Please contact our office if you would like more information about the medical evacuation or comprehensive travel insurance policies we offer through Travelex by calling 800-543-8917.
Getting There & Getting Home
Arrive anytime on Day 1. A welcome dinner is scheduled for approximately 6 pm. You are free to depart San José at any time on the final day. We can best serve you if our Natural Habitat Adventures Travel Desk makes your reservations, as our staff is intimately familiar with the special requirements of this program and can arrange the most efficient travel. Please call us at 800-543-8917. Note that while we offer you the best possible rates available to us on airfare and additional nights' accommodations, you may find special web rates or better fares online.