Adventure Park - Guanacaste Costa Rica
Get in on the excitement of the action-packed Adventure Park at Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin at Rincón de la Vieja in Guanacaste! Check out a multitude of unique and original half-day and one-day tours – something for everyone!
Rincon de la Vieja National Park and Volcano are fascinating and remarkable treasures in Costa Rica. Experience an active volcano like no other in the country with bubbling volcanic mud pots, natural hot springs, fumaroles, spectacular waterfalls, and the chance to hike near the rim of the active crater! What’s more, the surrounding tropical dry forest is alive with incredible nature and wildlife.
Looking for adventure?
Do something extraordinary and thrilling! Your adrenaline will be pumping on activities like our unique waterfall rappelling and canyoning tour, river tubing, or our one-of-a-kind canopy tour with zip lines, rock climbing, rappelling, hanging bridges and more.
Explore the area on one of our many horseback riding tours through the forest to natural volcanic thermal springs or spectacular waterfall pools. Fulfill your “Old West” dreams on our “Cowboy for a Day” Tour. Enjoy hiking trails in the beautiful Rincón de la Vieja National Park, or challenge yourself ascending the active volcano crater. Hotel Hacienda Guachipelín offers you the unique opportunity to experience real natural volcanic mud pools and thermal springs, plus a natural sauna and an array of massages at our Symbiosis Spa in the forest.
Full Adventure ONE DAY PASS - The One Day Adventure Pass allows you to fill your day with several different activities at Hacienda Guachipelín and the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano. You can choose a combination of adventures, including the Canyon Canopy Tour, Rio Negro Tubing Adventure, Rio Negro Hot Springs, and one of our horseback riding tours. The Adventure Pass includes lunch and transfers - $85.00 per person.
All of these amazing activities are yours for the having in one fun location at Hotel Hacienda Guachipelín. We’ll send you home with your best Costa Rica memories ever!
List of Adventure tours in Rincon de la Vieja Adventure Park - Nature Tours
Climb the main crater of Rincón de la Vieja Volcano on this challenging hike. The trail leads you through different types of vegetation and trees to the summit at a height of about 5,925 feet (1,806 meters) with astounding views. On very clear days, you can see the Caribbean Sea, the great Nicaraguan Lake, and the Pacific Ocean! Located close to the top are the “Jilguero” lagoon and the highest point, called the “Von Seebach”.
The “Las Pailas” (the Cauldrons) Trail is a loop of about 2.5 miles (3.5 km) featuring the best views of the active Rincón de la Vieja Volcano without climbing the main crater.
Here you can find a great variety of vegetation and trees, and the Park is home to mammals like raccoons, white-nosed coatis, Central American agoutis, armadillos, tapirs and three species of monkeys, as well as plenty of exotic tropical birds. The most impressive and spectacular features of the National Park are its volcanic elements. Steam and sulphur pour out of yellow and rust-colored ground at natural fumaroles. Clay and coffee-colored pools bubble with boiling hot volcanic water. Smooth grey volcanic mud froths and explodes upward at the “Cauldrons”, for which this section of the Park is named. You’ll also find beautiful little rushing rivers and small waterfalls crisscrossing the trails.
Ride our calm and friendly ranch horses on scenic forest trails to the Rincón de la Vieja National Park main gate. From there, we’ll go by foot on the “Las Pailas” (the Cauldrons) Trail – a loop of about 2.5 miles (3.5 km) with excellent views all along the trail. Your ride will take you through our working horse and cattle ranch of Hacienda Guachipelín and our conservation area of tropical dry forest that we are reforesting with endangered native tree species.
We’ll go by horseback on scenic forest trails to the captivating Victoria Waterfall, which plunges 115 feet (35 meters) into the Colorado River. Its surrounding canyon has a unique vegetation and topography. At the end of the trail, we leave the horses for a short, steep descent down to the river. The picturesque pool at the waterfall’s base is perfect for a cooling swim in the crystal clear water.
The Chorreras Waterfall meets with the Río Blanco (White River), and together they form a natural, clear, sky blue pool. It is an excellent place for a refreshing dip, or just to enjoy the beautiful surroundings. We’ll take a leisurely horseback ride on our friendly ranch horses there and back.
Combine the beauty of the Oropéndola Waterfall with the memorable experience of volcanic mud pools and hot springs at our Symbiosis Spa. We’ll go by horseback on scenic forest trails to the Oropéndola Waterfall, spilling an impressive 82 feet (25 meters) to a sparkling turquoise pool in a beautiful vegetated canyon of Rio Blanco (White River). After the waterfall, we’ll ride to the Symbiosis Spa on the Hacienda Guachipelín Ranch by the Colorado River, to enjoy a natural sauna, volcanic mud pots and thermal water pools.