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Vandara Adventure Combo: Horseback Riding, Ziplining and Hot Springs

  • Ideal choice for families
  • Lunch included
  • Vegetarian meal option available
Vandara Adventure Combo: Horseback Riding, Ziplining and Hot Springs
From US$125.00
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Drive yourselves and save! * The Self Drive option does NOT include hotel pickup.
From US$125.00
Guided Vandara Adventure Tour
On this combo tour, discover Vandara with horseback riding, organic gardens, zip line canopy tour, water slide, Cultural Demo, volcanic mud bath and hot springs.
From US$165.00
Marriott / Pinilla Departures
On this combo tour, discover Vandara with horseback riding, organic gardens, zip line canopy tour, water slide, cultural demo, volcanic mud bath and hot springs. With transportation.
From US$165.00
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Explore the foothills of Rincon de la Vieja National Park on an adventurous full-day tour from Tamarindo that combines horseback riding, ziplining and steaming thermal hot springs into the ultimate jungle experience. Ride scenic trails to a series of ten ziplines, strap in and soar above a river and through the forest canopy. Enjoy lunch on site, launch down a 1,706-foot (520-meter) waterslide, then finish your day by rolling in mineral-rich volcanic mud and soaking in a Vandara’s hot springs.
What to Expect
Your tour starts with pick up from your hotel or vacation rental in the area if you choose the guided option. Self-drive option is also available, minus hotel pickup. From there, you will drive to Vandara which takes approximately 1.5 hours.

Once you reach Vandara, you will begin your adventure combo with a 30-minute horseback ride passing the organic garden, orchards. You will then pass through jungle trails admiring the beautiful views of the scenic landscape of the mountains and volcano. For non-riders, an alternate option to reach the canopy is via vehicle. Your ride ends at the first platform of the canopy tour where you will zip through the jungle traversing 10 cables and 11 platforms.

After this, you'll have an amazing gourmet lunch and then change clothes. For the adventurous, there is a 520 meter water slide down the hillside with twists and turns ending in a warm pool. To finish off your day, you'll spread rejuvenating, warm, volcanic mud on yourselves and then soak in the hot springs.

Your tour ends with hotel drop-off.
Reviews (18)
1 - 5 of 16 reviews
Reviewed 27 August 2018
Awesome tour, awesome tour guide

We had a great experience with Xplore Costa Rica, from the ease of booking our roundtrip airport transfers and tour to the tour itself. Our driver from Liberia airport was the same as our tour guide for the Vandara tour (Eliel - not sure how...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Urvashe S
Reviewed 30 June 2018
Awesome day of fun and relaxation! A few things could be improved, though...

We booked this through Xplore Costa Rica. They have coupons on their website and were extremely helpful with planning and communication. El was our tour guide. He picked us up at our VRBO in a clean van and stayed with us the whole day! The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank NMPonyGirl
Reviewed 22 June 2018
Our Tour Guide was Carlos Mendez,

Carlos Mendez, was extremely helpful and handsome, too...:) He was very attentive and made sure of everyone's safety, as well as made sure we all had fun. He helped a friend of mine, who had some issues w/her mobility. He made sure that she stayed...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Denise5855
Reviewed 21 June 2018
Great Day of Activities

Xplore Costa Rica was amazing! Super professional staff that customized a day of adventure for our group. I would highly recommend them to anyone that once to enjoy all there is to see in Costa Rica!

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank dianamvargas
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile
Great excursion

Xplorecostarica was a great outfit. Our tour guide for the day, Hugene was awesome and truly made for a wonderful experience. I would highly recommend.

Thank Dominick C
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7 May 2018|
Response from Latoshia C |
The excursion is an all day trip. Worth every minute. We felt at 8:00am-1.5 hour drive, and we made it back to RIU at 7pm