Day trip

San José: La Paz Waterfall Gardens Private Day Tour

San José: La Paz Waterfall Gardens Private Day Tour

From £146.19 per person

Explore the best of Costa Rican nature & wildlife on a day tour with hotel transfer. Go on a hike with a naturalist guide & finish with a buffet lunch.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Please let us know the name of your hotel in or around San José (Heredia, Alajuela, Escazú, others) to arrange pickup service. Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time. The tour guide will be holding a sign with your last name on it.
Private group


  • Be driven to the Alajuela Province in AC transportation to La Paz Waterfalls
  • Explore the multiple eco attractions with your naturalist tour guide
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch spread of traditional Costa Rican dishes
  • Capture memories with amazing photos of the waterfalls & rainforest
Full description
Embark on a full-day private tour of the La Paz Waterfall Gardens, the top nature park and wildlife refuge attraction in Costa Rica. Take in the fresh air of the mountain rainforest. Hike through its beautiful waterfalls and spot rare animals on this day trip. The tour begins at your hotel where your guide will meet you. Hop on a luxury air-conditioned vehicle for a 1-hour drive along scenic roads. Pass quaint villages on your way to the beautiful complex of La Paz Waterfall Gardens. La Paz Waterfall Gardens is the most-visited private ecological attraction in Costa Rica. It features the best hiking trails near San José. The eco-park houses a rescued wildlife preserve with over 100 animal species. Enjoy 5 waterfalls, cloud and rain forests, and hiking trails accompanied by your naturalist tour guide. Make the most of their environmental education program. Spot numerous species of birds in the aviary. Partake in toucan feeding, insect exhibit, butterfly observatory, and hummingbird hand-feeding. You can also visit the serpentarium and a traditional house with a petting zoo and ox cart. Give your feet a break by stopping for a delicious buffet lunch. Feast on traditional Costa Rican dishes, complete with a salad bar, pizza, garlic bread, French fries, fresh fruits, and rice pudding. Make this food experience perfect with an unlimited serving of fresh fruit juice, coffee, and tea. After exploring all the unique attractions of the eco-park, return to your hotel in San José by the middle of the afternoon.
  • Private Transportation
  • Naturalist Tour Guide
  • Entrance fee to La Paz Waterfall Gardens
  • Guided tour into the rain forest
  • The observatory
  • The hummingbird gallery
  • The Orchids garden
  • Lunch
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All required protective equipment is provided
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card
    • Warm clothing
    • Camera
    • Hiking shoes
    • Sunglasses
    • Sun hat
    • Sunscreen
    • Insect repellent
    • Rain gear

    Know before you go

    • It is recommended to wear long pants, comfortable shoes and bring a jacket
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