How many opportunities do you have to see real live crocodiles in their natural habitat? The Tarcoles River, located between Manuel Antonio and San Jose/La Fortuna/Monteverde is the perfect place for this. In fact, this spot is known to be have one of the greatest populations of crocodiles in the entire world. The crocodiles here are massive, the largest reaching 7 meters long and you will see them swimming in the waters, or sunbathing on the river banks. Prepare to be amazed!
Turn your day of travel into an action packed adventure! Go Rafting on the Balsa River on the way from Arenal to San Jose. Rafting on the Balsa River is perfect for all nature lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, and people who are looking for an easy-going adventure. Challenge yourself as you paddle down 10 kilometers of fun and slower rolling rapids with names like “Congo Loco” and “Rock around the Croc!”