Rio Celeste Waterfall Tour & Sloths Garden

Rio Celeste Waterfall Tour in Guanacaste is a unique and amazing place located at the Tenorio Volcano National Park. In Rio Celeste, you will enjoy an extraordinary rain forest hike and you will visit the amazing waterfall with blue light colors which make it a highlight of your vacations in Guanacaste. Later we will drive you to the Sloths Garden, where you will be able to observe a great number of them. As well you can watch red dart frogs, toucans, birds and visit a butterfly garden.

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. 


  • Rio Celeste Waterfall Tour

    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.

    The 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, green lush 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 volcanic 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 a large number of sloths bears, It is possible well to find blue jeans, and red-eye frogs, toucans, and other birds species. Once finished the tour you will enjoy a delicious typical lunch.

  • Rates Rio Celeste Waterfall Tour

     2 people4 people6+ people
    From Playas del Coco, Ocotal, Hermosa, Riu Guanacaste Hotels, Secrets Papagayo, Occidental Papagayo, Villas del Sol, and Mangroove Resort. $165 p.p$140 p.p$120 p.p
    Andaz Papagayo, Four Seasons Costa Rica, Planet Hollywood Costa Rica $185 p.p$160 p.p$130 p.p
    From Tamarindo Beach, Flamingo, Conchal, Potrero$185 p.p$160 p.p$130 p.p
    2 people min to operate the tour.

    Special rates for groups, please inquire.

    Good physical conditions required.

    Taxes not included.

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

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

    Departure: 7.30 am / Return: 4.00 approx.

    Duration: 8 hours approx.

    Hiking Level: Easy-Moderate

    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.


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