Costa Rica
Rim to Shore: Costa Rica Multi-Sport Adventure
Come discover the meaning of “Pura Vida” and see why there’s no better place to raft, hike, kayak and learn authentic Latin dance than the protected waters and lands of Costa Rica.
Program No. 19243RJ
11 days
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At a Glance

The emerald Pacific waters, lush tropical rainforest and volcanic landscapes of Costa Rica are home to an array of plant and animal species as diverse as any on earth. To truly learn about this natural abundance and the rich human culture that has developed around it, you must be immersed in the environment. From hiking to river rafting, swimming to ocean kayaking, expand your mind on a quest to enliven your spirit amid Costa Rica’s tropical beauty, history and culture.
Activity Level
Moderately Challenging
Hikes on uneven terrain in tropical conditions; sea kayaking, swimming and rafting.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Hike on cloud forest trails in Poas Volcano National Park, site of the world's largest active crater.
  • Canoe on the waterways of Tortuguero and paddle outrigger canoes along the Pacific coastline.
  • Sway your hips, as you exercise and learn the steps to authentic Latin dance.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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Erick Castro
Erick Castro grew up in the lowland Caribbean region of Costa Rica, known for its tropical rainforests and diversity of wildlife. At 17, he journeyed to Nebraska where he stayed for nine months and learned to speak English. Upon his return, he became employed at lodge in Sarapiquí, and soon realized he enjoyed working among nature. Erick trained with the Fundacion Neotropica, a respected Costa Rican NGO that promotes conservation and sustainable practices. After completing the course, he went to work for the Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS) at La Selva Biological Research Station. For six years, he worked closely with international experts in fields such as tropical biology, ecology, and conservation. Erick has worked as a naturalist and birding expert for the past 16 years. When not at work, Erick enjoys birding or taking part in outdoor activities such as mountain biking, white-water river rafting, and scuba diving.
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