How and where to enjoying canyoning in Costa Rica

Canyoning in Costa Rica has come to be known as one of the country’s top adventures. The feeling of adrenaline along with the natural environment’s beauty makes the perfect combination for adventure lovers who are looking to experience new, exciting activities.

You’ll want to experience this type of activity firsthand, rather than hearing about it from someone else. That’s why we’re going to share with you how and where to enjoy this way of living life to the fullest so that you can experience the true meaning of excitement for yourself.

Before you travel to the charming country of Costa Rica, it’s important to explain what we mean by canyoning and rappelling using cords.


What is canyoning?

This term refers to what’s also known as canyoneering. It’s a sport where the goal is to make your way through canyons or ravines using a cord.

Depending on where you go canyoning, you may cross rivers at high speed, or enjoy refreshing waterfalls. You’ll hike across some crossings on foot, or you may even swim across. In this way, you’ll get to know all of the particularities of diverse natural environments.

The evolution of this sport has generated countless techniques and materials that guarantee an extreme, yet safe, experience.

Why do canyoning in Costa Rica?

The answer is clear. Besides having the experience of descending canyons and crossing rivers, adventurers will enjoy exploring and seeing things that are completely new to them. While doing this, they’ll make their way across the landscapes that surround them.

In Costa Rica, it’s very common to discover new things. This geographically small Central American country is considered to be one of 20 countries with the most wildlife diversity. It is home to more than 4.5% of our planet’s known species.

While doing canyoning in Costa Rica, you’ll also be able to see some of the more than 12,000 plant species that cover a third of the country’s surface area.

Did you know that: in 1962 Costa Rica’s first nature reserve was founded, and in 1970 the network of national parks was created. Currently, 25% of Costa Rica’s territory is made up of protected areas. Source:


Costa Rica is undoubtedly a must-see destination for travelers. Tourism has grown exponentially in recent years, thanks to the responsible use of natural resources.

The following will list some location options where you can live the excitement of canyoning.

For canyoning, we recommend wearing comfortable clothes that dry easily. Remember that you will inevitably get wet. Wear comfortable, flat shoes. You can also wear shorts and sleeveless shirts. Keep in mind that canyoning in a multifaceted activity.

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