Puntarenas Tour. Rainforest SkyWalk & Tarcoles River

The Puntarenas Tour tour begins at port where you hop on a luxury air-conditioned motor coach for a one-hour drive along scenic roads, passing quaint villages on your way to Villa Lapas Adventure Park & Reserve.

Location: Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Approx Duration: 5 hours
Current Price:
  • ADULT RATE: $95
  • CHILDREN: $75
Activity Type: Wilderness & Wildlife Tour
Activity Level: Middle
Restrictions: Good physical condition for walking 1.5 mile


With our Puntarenas Tour Rainforest Skywalk & Tarcoles River, you will be heading to Villa Lapas Reserve & Eco Hotel, about 1-hour drive from the pier. Upon arrival to our beautiful property, you will have some free time for use restrooms and explore the surroundings before to begging the rain forest nature walk and enjoy crossing the Hanging Bridges. Experience the beauty of the rain forest through our Villa Lapas Sky Way walking tour 1.5 miles (2.5 km) in length, and five suspended bridges at more than 180 feet above the ground. Each of these bridges is an astonishing 300 feet length, crossing through the very heart of the tropical rain forest. This all-ages tour lets you observe the primary and secondary rain forest vegetation. Make yourself one with the jungle. Keep your eyes open to see the numerous bird species, mammals and other varied fauna that call this forest home.

The nature walk last about one hour and it includes some areas with some steeps, ups and downs. it is a medium difficulty walk. In case you are unable to walk at this kind of terrain, we better suggest to book our tour Rainforest Wagon Expedition. This tour is the perfect option for people with limited walking conditions.

After enjoy a sample of a tropical ecosystem, enjoy complementary tropical fresh fruits and Ice Tea before to continue our journey to Tarcoles River Boat Tour. Famous for its large American Crocodiles, the Tarcoles River forms the Northern border of Carara Biological Reserve on the Central Pacific coast of Costa Rica. The Tarcoles River is home to one of the world’s largest crocodile populations in the wild and they are very easy to admire during our one-hour boat tour. Besides crocodiles, many aquatic bird species, monkeys & scarlet macaws are easy to see.

After the tour, return to the pier. Upon arrival, you can decide to stay in the city or make your way back directly to the ship. For all those interested in walking along the boulevards, the pier is located right at the city at a very short distance from your ship. So, no worries for an easy return.

All our Puntarenas Shore Excursions and Tours are operated with small mini buses and professional certified tours guides. Our company is the Pioneer tour operator offering tours for independent cruise ship passengers  interested in travel in small groups and personalized service. We are a company certified by Costa Rican Tourist Board and with special certification in Sustainable Travel Level 4. Besides this we have the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2019.

With Greenway Nature Tours you not only will experience the real Costa Rica, you will experience a lifetime shore excursion. We are experts on Puntarenas Tours for cruise ship passengers.

For more tour options in Costa Rica & Vacation Packages visit: Costa Rica Tours.

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