Rio Celeste Waterfall Tour, Guanacaste

Rio Celeste Waterfall Tour
+ Sloths Garden

Rio Celeste Waterfall Tour in Guanacaste is a unique and fantastic place located at the Tenorio Volcano National Park. In Rio Celeste, you will enjoy an extraordinary rainforest hike and visit the amazing waterfall with light blue colors, making it a highlight of your vacation in Guanacaste. Later we will drive you to the Sloths Garden, where you can observe many of them. You can also watch red dart frogs, toucans, and birds and visit a butterfly garden.

Rio Celeste Waterfall Tour in Guanacaste tour takes you to explore the incredible rain forest and its beautiful blue-sky waterfall. The perfect tour for those who like to explore and hike in the rainforest.  The tour starts driving to the center of the mountain range of Guanacaste, precisely to the Tenorio Volcano National Park.

Rio Celeste Waterfall Tour drive takes you to the highlands of Bijagua, the scenic beauty of the place increases as you approach the park; in addition to the landscapes of the farms, lush green mountains, and small towns where you will pass, they are authentic portraits of the true Guanacaste. Once in the park, our first hike will take us through primary and secondary forests until we reach the renowned 65 feet waterfall and its sky-colored water. Here you can relax for a few minutes listening and observing the sound of nature while our guides explain to you the color of its waters.

Later the second part of the Rio Celeste Waterfall Tour will take you through the rain forest and muddy trails, where you will observe some of the Tenorio Volcano activity, such as boiling water and sulfur steam, in addition to an incredible view where you can see the turquoise water lagoons.

Finally, you will arrive at Los Teñideros, a magical place where you can observe the waters of the Buena Vista and Roble rivers getting together and turning their waters into a turquoise color due to the concentration of minerals. 

The last part of the Rio Celeste Waterfall Tour will take you to a botanical garden where you can observe many sloths. It is also possible to find blue jeans, red-eye frogs, toucans, monkeys, and different bird species. Once you finish the tour, you will enjoy a delicious typical lunch.

Rio Celeste Waterfall Tour depart from:

Playas del Coco, Playa Hermosa, Ocotal, and Riu Guanacaste Hotels. We also leave from Andaz Papagayo, Planet Hollywood Costa Rica, and Four Seasons Costa Rica. As well as Secrets Papagayo, Villas Sol, Occidental Papagayo, El Mangroove Resort among others. You can also enjoy our tours from Tamarindo Beach, Flamingo, Playa Conchal, and Potrero. 

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From Coco Beach, Playa Hermosa, Ocotal, Riu Guanacaste Hotels,  Secrets Papagayo, El Mangroove, Occidental Papagayo & Villas del Sol.  As well from Planet Hollywood Costa Rica, Andaz Papagayo & Four Seasons Costa Rica

2 Guests

Rio Celeste + Sloths Garden
$ 210 per person
  • Rate Plus Taxes

4 Guests

Rio Celeste + Sloths Garden
$ 190 per person
  • Rate Plus Taxes

6 Guests

Rio Celeste + Sloths Garden
$ 175 per person
  • Rate Plus Taxes

8+ Guests

Rio Celeste + Sloths Garden
$ 155 per person
  • Rate Plus Taxes

From Flamingo, Tamarindo Beach, Conchal & Potrero              please add $20 p.p

Includes Private transportation, bilingual guide,  lunch, sloths garden, park entrance fee, and water.

What to bring: Tennis shoes, comfortable clothes, binoculars, a rain poncho or sweater, insect repellent, sunblock, a change of clothes and a towel is a good idea as well.

Departure: 7.30 am / Return: 4.00 approx.

Duration: 8 hours approx.


Daily departures.

2 guests min. to operate the tour.

Hiking Level: Moderate-Challenge

Medical Conditions: This tour is not recommended for people with knees, back, blood pressure, or any injury or health issue that won’t allow them to hike in moderate to challenging trails.

Not recommended for small kids.

The total hike takes about 3 to 4 hours, depending on your hiking speed

Taxes are not included.

Rio Celeste Waterfall Tour

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