Tours in La Fortuna

Welcome to Canoa Aventura

Canoa Aventura is a tour operator located in La Fortuna de San Carlos, at the foot of the Arenal Volcano in northern Costa Rica. The company offers different ecotourism and adventure excursions, such as the hike to the Areal Volcano, combined with suspension bridges, tours to the rapids of the Sarapiquí, canopy or zip-line rivers, horseback riding, quadricycles, night tours, trekking-type hikes. In addition, the company is recognized for a series of unique tours, such as the Safari Peñas Blancas raft tour, Rio tres Amigos Safari, canoeing in Caño Negro and the traditional boat tour in Caño Negro.

We are a Costa Rican family with more than 25 years of experience in the area of tourism, recognized nationally and internationally. Our main office is in La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica; site with a large number of places of interest such as the majestic Arenal Volcano, the Fortuna Waterfall, the Arenal Lake, forests, hanging bridges and a great diversity of flora and fauna.

Our specialty is the development of naturist activities in places quiet where you can appreciate the culture and natural beauty of our country, in combination with sustainable and responsible tourism. We specialize in providing the safari tour by kayak, raft or canoe, hiking in the rain forest, tours to Lake Arenal and Caño Negro by motor boat or canoe.

Unique tours

Our trips

Full Day El Burrito Hike

The El Burrito walk is a 3.5km route total located in cerro los perdidos  

Mini Combo Arenal Volcano + Waterfall + Lunch

Walk on old lava flows of the Arenal volcano and enjoy the refreshing waters of beautiful waterfall.  
5.5 hrs

Arenal Mini combo Hanging bridges + Waterfall + Lunch

A nice half day tour to explore a rain forest from the top and enjoy the refreshing waters of beautiful waterfall.  
5:45 hrs

Safari Tres Amigos River by Raft and Maquenque

See beautiful landscapes by Canoe.

Night Tour

Experience rainforest life at night!  

Arenal Lake by Kayak

The best way to have fun while explore the Arenal Volcano surroundings!

Caño Negro by Canoe

Explore a wildlife refuge by Canoe.

River Safari Tour by Kayak

Observe the flora and fauna of the Peñas Blancas River in Kayak.

Rio Celeste Hike

A wonderful walk to a Light Blue River.
7 hours

Birdwatching Tour

See beautiful birds from Costa Rica around Arenal Volcano.

Caño Negro Ecosafari

Explore a wildlife refuge by raft with electric motor.

Arenal Combination Tours

We put some of the most popular attractions of the Arenal Volcano area together for you in this tour so you can get the most of your vacation with following
10:15 hours

Unique Caño Negro

A unique experience at a wildlife refuge.

River Safari by Raft

Enjoy the beautiful flora and fauna of the Arenal Volcano area.

Hanging Bridges

Observe a rainforest from the hiest!

Safari by Canoe

Explore the Peñas Blancas river the old way.

Arenal Volcano Tour

Experience a history walk on old lava flows of the majestic Arenal Volcano.

The best tours in La Fortuna

What are the best tours in La Fortuna? It is a difficult question to answer, since it depends on the taste of each tourist. However, the variety of tours is very large. There are adventure tours, ecotourism, cultural and educational excursions, as well as extraordinary experiences, such as the night tour. In La Fortuna you will find rafting tours, canoeing, kayaking, atv, bagging, hiking to the Arenal Volcano National Park, visits to the hot springs, canopy or zip line, canyoning or canyoneering, bird watching, tours to see lazy bears, guided tours for see birds and many more. Rafting is also a highly requested adventure activity. Canoa Aventura offers all the classic tours, and additionally, unique and exclusive tours, such as the raft tour of the Rio tres Amigos, the raft Safari, kayaking on Lake Arenal, hiking the volcano with a visit to the Tabacon hot springs, Ecotermales and Baldi as well as the famous El Burrito hike. Caño Negro is undoubtedly the number 1 ecotourism activity, since the number of birds seen is incredible and it is one of the most incredible wetlands in the world.

Best hiking in Arenal

What is the best hiking tour in La Fortuna? The trekking tour trekking to Cerro El Burrito is a fun exclusive hiking tour of Canoa Aventura. You will climb this mountain amid grasslands, forests, crossing rivers and valleys until you reach the top. Once there, you can visit an incredible waterfall in the middle of the forest. Combine adventure with sport on this amazing tour.

Caño Negro Wetlands

What tours are there to explore Caño Negro? Within the tours that characterize Canoa Aventura are the three different methods with which you can explore Caño Negro. The Caño Negro wetland is one of the most important wetlands in the world, and a habitat site for hundreds of species, including birds, reptiles and mammals. Canoa Aventura offers the canoe tour, which is highly requested for being a pure adventure tour. The Eco Safari tour, which will take you to explore Caño Negro in a boat with a silent motor and finally the boat tour in Caño Negro.