Iguana Tours began operating the first professional and licensed tours in the Manuel Antonio area in 1989, specializing in sea kayaking and whitewater rafting. In the 10 years since, we have added naturalist tours and a host of other adventure activities including horseback riding, dolphin watch excursions and rainforest hiking.

Savegre River

This full day adventure includes an incredible 4/wheel drive journey which takes you in to a very remote back country of the Río Savegre for a 4 hour guided Rafting trip with class II / III / IV rapids in rafts for 6 people or in 2 man inflatable kayaks. There are great swimming holes and a large variety of birsds and primary jungles ( egrets, toucans, osprey, parrots, kingfishers, and cormorants ). We will stop in a little village called “ Río Blanco ” for a Tico style lunch in a thatched roof restaurant with great views and a nature path. We also stop at some of the most beautiful waterfalls in the area with many blooming heliconias in this shady garden of Eden.
Price: $ 90
Time :
7:00 am - 6:00 pm.
Requirements : Children over 10 + relative fit adults who can paddle & walk over rocks you need to wear river sandals or water shoes, bathing suit, sun protection, t-shirt, hat.


Naranjo River

A Class III / IV half day challence for more experienced paddlers. The Naranjo drops steeply from the mountains above Quepos, though a beautiful jungle gorge and takes you on a wild ride to sea level passing nearby farmlands and palm plantations. Water levels can rise quickly on this river upping the difficulty and adrenaline levels, so rafters should be physically fit and adventurous. Fruits, snacks midway included.
Price : $ 65
Time : 8:00 am - 1:00 pm and 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm.
Requirements : Good physical cond. ( kids over 13 years all ). This is II closer river for guests staying in the Jaco & Los Sueños area.


Isla Damas Estuary
Paddle protected inland waterways, a perfect place to learn this magical way of exploring coastal mangrove areas and seeing wildlife. None of this trip is in the open ocean and the pace of this trip is according to your abilities. Lunch is at great seafood restaurant.
Price : $ 65
Time : Depends on tides, duration 5 ½ hours.
Requirements : Relative good shape. ( OK for kids )


Manuel Antonio Coastal Paddle
A more challeging open ocean paddle along one of Costa Rica´s most beautiful coastlines. Nearby islands are nesting sites for boobies and frigatebirds. We stop for a swin and snacks in isolated Biesanz Bay and we lunch at the end of the trip, near the National Park of Manuel Antonio.
Price : $ 65
Time : 8:00 am - 12:00 md / 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm.
Requirements : Some experience or reasonable fitness as waves and surf are common.
Manuel Ant. National Park

Have an experienced nature guide take you on an informative hike through the park. Our guides know where you are most likely to encounter sloths, monkeys etc. they will also provide a great deal of information on the history, flora and fauna during this easy 2 ½ hours walk. Mid tour snacks and refreshments are offered and guests may remain in the park after the tour.
Price : $ 44 includes entrance fee
Time : 7:30 am - 12:00 md.
Requirements : None, easy walk


Dolphin Watch Tour

Marvel At the mysterious islands with their jagged rock formation, towering cliffs and nesting grounds with numerous species of marine birds and their young. Listen to the blowholes; whistle with each surge of the waves. Help us count the varies types of dolphins, and whales that frolic just beyond the islands. Learn interesting facts about the National Park and history of Quepoa Indians. Join us and witness those unforgettable offshore sunsets, taking a moment to relax and enjoy another beautiful afternoon in paradise..
Price : $ 70
Time : 8:30 am - 12:00md or 2:00 pm - Sunset.
No requirements.


Damas Island Mangrove

Don’t miss Isla Damas and its wonderful wildlife just because you don’t want to kayak. Treat yourself to a tour by boatin the estuary with a guide. There is great birding and wonderful vistas on this mangrove canals. We will also stop at the island to enjoy a nice walk on the beach. Then enjoy a restaurant lunch or dinner. Excellent chance to see animals and birds. (Caimans, Sloths, Crocodiles, Boas, White face monkeys, egrets, and much more.) Specially recommended for senior citizens.
Price : $60
Time : According with the high tide.
Included : Transportation, Lunch or Dinner, Boat, Guide.
Requeriments : Casual dress, good for every age.


Carara National Park

Full day tour to Carara National Park is now accesible within an hour and a half drive from Quepos. We offer a two and a half hour hike with a naturalist guide through one of Costa Rica´s most bio diverse reserves. Large crocodiles lie below the Tarcoles bridge adjacent to the Park as well as great birding. This tour allows our visitors who haven´t driven to Quepos a chance to see this interesting topography lined with rice fields & African palm plantations, also cattle ranching boarding some of Costa Rica´s most famous coast line.
Price : $ 85
Time : 7:00 a.m. / 17:00 p.m.
Include : Transportation, entrance fee, guide, snacks, lunch.
Requirements : relatively good shape. (O.K. for kids). Recomentations: Walking shoes, mosquito repellent hat or visor, and binoculars.


Half Day Guided Rainforest Ride

This horseback riding tour is a halfday, through a typical Costa Rican area called Villa Nueva, where you will have a good opportunity to see the local country side and jungle. This excellent tour is 30 minutes driving from Quepos, and includes 1 ½ hours riding, also don’t forget your bathing suit to take a swim in a beautiful waterfall on the way. For birdwatchers we recommend going in the afternoon for a better chance to see toucans and some other exotic birds.
Price : $60
Time : 8:00 a.m. - 13:00 p.m. or 13:30 p.m. - 17:30 p.m.
Included : Transportation, guide, snacks and lunch or dinner.
Requirements : Ability to ride for 1 ½ hours approx. Easy ride.


Sunset Sailing Cruise

Come with us and discover the coast of Manuel Antonio the way Christopher Columbus traveled. The peace and serenity of sailing these pristine waters is an unforgettable experience and viewing the sunset from the deck while anchored in a beautiful secluded bay is truly romantic. A morning tour is also available with a snorkeling stop included. Ideal for the whole family.
Price : $ 80
Time : 2:00 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Included : Dinner. Wine, beers. Soft drinks.
Requiriments : Good for the whole family. Available for private charters, also.


Nauyaca Waterfalls Tours
Come with us to see the most beautiful waterfalls in the country! Cascading 25 & 40 meters into a 8 meters deep pool for swimming. The horseback tour offers you more contact with nature and a better chance of seeing wild life. Take you through the beautifull country side between Quepos and Dominical. Then our trip takes you through a majestic forest and wonderful vistas of the mountains of San Isidro. During the tour we´ll make two stops, first for breakfast in a real typical ranch, and then later in the afternoon we will return to the ranch for lunch. In this real costarrican family. At the waterfalls you will have a chance to take pictures of your guide jumping from the waterfalls to the pool. Lots of opportunities to watch many other kinds of wild life.
Price: $ 95
Time: 7:00 a.m. / 17:00 p.m.
Include: Transportation, entrance fee, guide, breakfast, snacks, lunch.
Requirements: Relatively good shape. (O.K. for kids)
Recommendations: Walking shoes, mosquito repellent, hat or visor, and binoculars.


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