Guachipelin Adventure Volcano Zipline Horseback River Tubing Combo

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Guachipelin Adventure Volcano Zipline Horseback River Tubing Combo
from £108.50
The best all day adventure combo on Rincon de la Vieja Volcano that includes ziplining, horseback riding, river tubing, full buffet lunch, hot springs, and volcanic mud bath. The zipline course is the best in the area including a rappel, tarzan swing, and rock climbing wall. The river tubing is 5 km and has a great mix of rapids and ‘lazy’ parts where you can float and admire the scenery.
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In Brief

Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Costa Rica
12 hours
Family friendly
All entrance fees included
Buffet lunch included
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Important InfoInfo
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica

We will pick you up from your hotel, condo, or house in the Guanacaste Province (please see pick up details) and drive you 1-2 hours to Hacienda Guachipelin on Rincon de la Vieja Volcano. You may also meet us at the park at 8:45 am if you wish, just choose the self drive option at check out.

Hacienda Pinilla/JW Marriott: 6:00 AM (please let reception or security know we are coming to pick you up)

Langosta/Tamarindo Hotels, Condos, Apartments, Houses: 6:30 AM

Conchal, Brasilito, Flamingo, Potrero Hotels, Condos, Apartments, Houses: 6:30 AM

RIU Guanacaste & RIU Palace: 7:00 AM (bring copy of passport)
Playas del Coco Hotels, Condos, Houses: 7:20 AM

Playa Hermosa (Secrets) & Playa Panama (Mangroove) Hotels, Condos Houses: 7:30 AM

Liberia Peri Supermarket: 7:45 AM

Andaz: 7:00 AM ($50 extra per booking, not per customer)

Dreams Las Mareas 6:30 AM ($200 extra per booking, not per customer)

Pick up times are an estimate. Please be ready at the specified time but it may take us up to 20 minutes longer depending on that days pick up schedule and traffic.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Rio Negro Hot Springs, Rincon de La Vieja 50101 Costa Rica

Hot Springs & Volcanic Mud Bath

After lunch you will driven to the Hot Springs. Surrounded by tropical dry forest, the Río Negro (Black River) Hot Springs feature ten pools with thermal waters heated naturally by the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano.The soothing mineral waters are crystal clear and all natural, and the river flows through the pools constantly refilling them with water. Relax and enjoy luxuriating in our healing waters. You can also try our volcanic mud “bath”, where you smooth volcanic clay mud all over yourself like a spa “masque,” then after it dries, wash it off with a cool river water shower. The hot springs water will feel great afterwards!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Rincon de La Vieja National Park, Costa Rica


First you will get strapped in your harness and start the ziplining course through the canopy and canyons! The course takes you into a steep canyon over a turbulent river, where you will zipline, rappel and rock climb, cross hanging bridges and ride Tarzan swings. You will go down 8 zip line cables, 18 platforms, a climbing wall, a hanging bridge, “via ferrata” (cable) rappel, and a tarzan swing!

Horseback Riding

After ziplining, you will return to the tour base to prepare for a 45-minute horseback ride through the forest viewing the local flora and fauna of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano

River Tubing

You will arrive on horseback to the changing rooms to get ready for your river tubing adventure. There will be a short briefing about safety on the river. Then it’s just a short walk to the foot of the Victoria Waterfall where the tubing adventure begins. You will have the time of your life bouncing down Rio Negro’s crystal clear and fun rapids in your individual rafting “tube” for over 5 kilometers. The guides will be riding down with you to ensure your safety.

Buffet Lunch

You will then be driven back to have a plentiful full buffet lunch. There are plenty of options for dietary restrictions such as vegetarians, gluten free, and vegan. Includes a salad bar, many choices of entrees and sides, dessert bar, fresh juice, coffee and tee.

Duration: 7 hours


  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Lunch - Buffet lunch
  • Hotel, condo, and house pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entry/Admission - Rio Negro Hot Springs
  • Entry/Admission - Rincon de La Vieja National Park


  • Gratuities

Departure Time

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. With Transportation 8/24/2015 - 5/31/2022

Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 08:00 AM
Self Drive to Tour 8/24/2015 - 5/31/2022
Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

Departure Point

1: Native's Way Costa Rica - Tours and Transfers, 50 meters west of Banco Nacional, Guanacaste Province, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
2: JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa, Hacienda, Provincia de Guanacaste, Pinilla, 50309, Costa Rica
3: Guanacaste Province, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
4: Playa Conchal, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
5: Flamingo Beach Road, Guanacaste Province, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
6: Guanacaste Province, Las Catalinas, Costa Rica
7: Playa Grande, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
8: Hotel Riu Guanacaste, Playa Matapalo, RIU Guanacaste Route, Guanacaste Province, Sardinal District, 60602, Costa Rica
9: Guanacaste Province, Coco, Costa Rica
10: Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica, Guanacaste Province, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
11: Playa Panama, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
12: Andaz Costa Rica Resort At Peninsula Papagayo - A Concept By Hyatt, Peninsula Papagayo, Guanacaste Province, Papagayo Peninsula, 50104, Costa Rica
13: Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica, Playa, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica
14: Guanacaste Province, Liberia, Costa Rica

Traveler pickup is offered
Self Drive to Adventure Park: 8:45 AM @ Hacienda Guachipelin


Hacienda Pinilla/JW Marriott: 6:00 AM (please let reception or security know we are coming to pick you up)

Langosta/Tamarindo Hotels, Condos, Apartments, Houses: 6:30 AM

Conchal, Brasilito, Flamingo, Potrero Hotels, Condos, Apartments, Houses: 6:30 AM

RIU Guanacaste & RIU Palace: 7:00 AM (bring copy of passport)

Playas del Coco Hotels, Condos, Houses: 7:20 AM

Playa Hermosa & Playa Panama Hotels, Condos Houses (Occidental Papagayo, Secrets Papagayo, Villas Sol, Condovac, Mangroove): 7:30 AM

Liberia Peri Supermarket: 7:45 AM

Andaz, Four Seasons, Planet Hollywood: 7:00 AM ($50 extra per booking, not per customer)

Dreams Las Mareas 6:30 AM ($200 extra per booking, not per customer)

Pick up times are an estimate.  Please be ready at the specified time but it may take us up to 20 minutes longer depending on that days pick up schedule and traffic.

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Minimum age is 6 years
  • At time of booking, passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: hotel, house or condo name
  • If you are solo traveler, please contact us for availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

This was the most amazing tour ! Everything was as promised, on time, well taken care of and amazing experiences, a once in a lifetime event ! First we did the river tubing, scary but really fun, a great lunch followed, then the 9 zip lines, also scary but fun. Then the horseback trail ride and finally the hot spring pools and volcanic mud body painting. A truly wonderful day with a very good guide, Amoa. We did not have trouble with any of the hiking so would recommend it for anyone. The only thing we did not do was the rappelling and rock climbing between zip lines 5 and 6.
• Submitted 21 Jan 2020
Hacienda Guachipelin is amazing. They are very well structured and the activities are beyond amazing. The tubing, specially, is exhilarating. We visited on Jan 3 and the hacienda was super busy so our group was quite large, this is the only negative thing I have to say. This obviously is just because it’s high season and lots of tourists were there, same as us. All in all, a must do!
• Submitted 08 Jan 2020
My girlfriend and I had a great time on this package adventure. Pablo was a great host. Couldn't have asked for a better day!
• Submitted 08 Jan 2020
Had a fabulous time! This is one of the highlights of our trips. Our tour guide, Pablo, was very caring, knowledgeable, and attentive. He took care of us from start to finish, and no need was not met. Our kids (aged 10 and 13)- one of each gender, had a great time (both loved the tubing best). Could not recommend enough this amazing adventure!
• Submitted 07 Jan 2020
This was by far our favorite excursion we’ve ever been on. The staff was great. Tubing was awesome but wouldn’t recommend for younger kids, older adults, or anyone not comfortable in water. A must do!
• Submitted 01 Aug 2019
Thos was a great day with many different activities. Started with zip line course, that was first for us. The tubing section was the highlight! Lots of good rapids and fun swift currents. Volcano pools and horses were fun. Worth your day!!
• Submitted 30 Jul 2019
This trip was amazing. Our driver was fantastic, friendly and helpful. All of the staff at Native's way were friendly and great. We started with a horseback ride through the jungle, and then river tubing. Lunch was delicious and the zip lining course was great. We got the photo package, and the pictures came out awesome. Everything was great. We all had a terrific time. The hot springs were a great way to relax at the end of the day.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Amazing and worth every penny! The guides were excellent and knowledgeable. The activities were well organized and everything ran smoothly. An exciting, fun-packed day that gives you a little taste of everything! Highly recommend this for families or friends.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
First off, Our guide Paul with Native ways was excellent. He was funny, knowledgeable and got you to your destinations quick and safe. If you’re looking to do basically everything in one day this is the tour to do. Highly recommend!
• Submitted 03 Apr 2019
This was an amazing excursion and was great value. The tour van picked us up on time and our guide, Martín, was very knowledgeable, friendly, and spoke great English. Can't recommend this enoigh. Make sure to bring lots of sunscreen and a pair close toed shoes to wear in the water for the river tubing.
• Submitted 22 Mar 2019
Pablo was a fantastic guide! We had a blast the whole day. Everything on this tour was amazing! Highly recommendeda
• Submitted 22 Jan 2019
This was the highlight of our trip! We took the tour from Tamarindo and even though it was a long day, it was worth it! Our driver was Paul and he was amazing. He went above and beyond for our group. The food was fantastic at the buffet lunch. The ziplining did take a little while waiting sometimes but it was fine because our group was chatty and got to know one another. Plan to be gone all day.
• Submitted 05 Aug 2018
This tour was amazing! We wanted to do it again. I would suggest leaving this tour second to last day of your trip because nothing else will beat this! Leave the best for last. All other reviews describe this trip perfectly. I will add a couple of things. For the horse back riding, wear shorts/pants that will go down to your knees for a more comfortable ride. Also, if you have never been on a horse, calm down, the horses know what they are doing and know where to go, just sit, relax and go with the flow. We witnessed a couple of people freaking out for no reason. For the tubing, you will carry the tubes down to the river, under 5 minutes, so be ready for some upper body strength. Don't be scared of the rapids or falling out of the tubes, if you fall out, the guides are they to pull you back unto the tubes if you are unable to do it yourself. Follow the guides directions all will go smoothly and you will have a blast! I definitely recommend this excursion because everything was better than I had expected. Lunch was also yummy!
• Submitted 27 Jul 2018
We had a fabulous time at Guachepelin. We were picked up by Paul, our driver, tour guide, and escort, at the JW Marriott at 6:00am. Yes, it was a long day, but yes, it was worth it! After picking up several other people at various hotels, we made it to Guachepelin and began our canopy tour. The guys who run the zip lines are professional, safety-conscious, and very nice. The zip lines are incredible, with some going over the trees, while others go across rivers. There is one platform which allows you to repel down and then rock climb back up to the platform. You can choose to do it or not. There’s also a Tarzan swing from one side of the river to the other. It was all a blast. After zip lining, we rode horses through the forest. The trail was rocky, but the horses were sure-footed and very well behaved. It was a typical trail ride. The horses followed along, mostly walking, a few slow trots to catch up with horse in front of you. As a seasoned rider, I was pleased to see that they require helmets for the ride. (Actually, all 3 experiences require helmets) We then took a short bus ride to the beginning of the white water river tubing. Each individual has his or her own tube. The ride is crazy, but soooo fun! We were in the tubes for about an hour. You will experience about 25 rapids with some “lazy river” tubing in between. We felt safe the entire time, with the guides helping us through the rapids and bumping us back into the flow of the river. My 17 and 20 year old daughters wanted to go again after we were done. It was about 2:15 when we returned to the lobby area and then we went to the dining room and ate a typical Costa Rican meal. After, we got back into our van with Paul and drove to the hot springs for a dip. It was well with the time and cost of this amazing day!
• Submitted 22 Jul 2018
It was well organized and safe. I loved every moment of it. I would definitely do this again. The lunch was really good as well
• Submitted 19 Aug 2019
My husband and I had a blast on this excursion. The ziplining portion was more than I thought it would which turned out to be amazing! Since we were on our honeymoon, we felt it was worth them taking the photos so we didn't have to worry about the hassle of keeping up with our phones or go-pros. You get so hot after ziplining and horseback riding that it was nice to cool down with the river tubing which was so much fun. I highly recommend this excursion!
• Submitted 15 Jul 2018
the tour was amazing. the water tubing was so much fun. it had rapid falls and was relaxing in between. our tour guide was great! he was helpful and he was very fun. everyone there was just so warm and nice. when we did the zip lining, there was one you jump off, please make sure ladies that your nails are cut because you have to climb the wall once you land and you don't want to rip your nail off. highly recommended to have water shoes since you'll be doing the water tubing. we also did a mud bath and hot spring. it was very enjoyable. the hot springs are man made but the water is geothermic water heated from the volcano. they also have waterfalls in the same park so if your interested in doing more activities you can go to the water falls which where so so beautiful. highly recommended.
• Submitted 02 Jul 2018
Best part of our trip to Costa Rica. The tour guide and driver were awesome and fun, the food was delicious, and the activities were phenomenal! It was also really nice to be able to buy a picture package of our zip lining experience too. The horseback riding portion was a little hot and uncomfortable, but honestly, the whole thing was well worth the money and we felt safe and had a blast!
• Submitted 10 May 2018
This was a phenomenal experience! Four different activities made for a great day. The food at lunch was excellent and our guide took care of us the whole way. Zip-lining was fantastic and the scenery was absolutely beautiful! The horses were well-trained which made it a fun experience. The hot springs were awesome at the end of a busy day.
• Submitted 15 Apr 2018
I had the most amazing time on this excursion! It superseded my expectations for the price! I was forutnate to have a great group of travelers along for the ride and my tour guide Miguel was excellent. I felt super safe on the zip-lining and it was my first time! The water-tubing was my favorite part for sure! I loved ending the day with the hot springs. Miguel was even kind of enough to take us to see a waterfall outside of our agenda! Super recommended!
• Submitted 26 Feb 2018
Jockssy and Alex our tour guide and driver were absolutely amazing!! They made our day SO special, they went out of their way to explain history, culture, and folklore. They were on-hand for anything we might need or want. Munchas gracias Jockssy y Alex! The Guachipelin Adventure was well worth it! The tubing was so much fun, and the crew takes action pictures available for purchase! They provide exceptional shots that only those at precise vantage points could capture! Buy them! The buffet lunch was delicious! A grand selection of choices. The zipline experience was exceptional, a truly well thought out sequence of events, with safety measures taken seriously. The crew is friendly, knowledgeable, and very much attuned to making sure that everything is in place for a safe, fun ride. The rock climbing was so good, but it is hard well, we are pushing 60 years old. A Tour, and the price is A too! Joe and SaraJean
• Submitted 24 Feb 2018
Best zip line and amazing river tubing. The guides were wonderful and made our trip great and fun! I highly recommend this trip for those adventurous travelers. A bit strenuous for some I would imagine.
• Submitted 12 Feb 2018
This tour was a great experience. The tubing was so much fun and really exciting. The zip line was incredible, going through some of the most beautiful scenery I have ever experienced. The guides on both of these adventures made sure we were safe as well as having fun. Highly recommend!
• Submitted 08 Feb 2018
We had an amazing time on this tour - definitely a full day venture but our tour guide Paul kept us laughing the whole way. He really made the experience for us - taking care of all photo opps so we could just enjoy the little moments and relax without worrying about capturing the pictures. We did more in one day then I think you'll get out of most tours, and since it's a bit far out, would definitely recommend this tour to get the full experience - worth every cent!
• Submitted 07 Feb 2018

In Brief

Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Costa Rica
12 hours
Family friendly
All entrance fees included
Buffet lunch included
Informative, friendly and professional guide