Tropical Sea Kayaking Trips in Costa Rica

Golfo Dulce Kayaking Adventures & Nature Experiences

Join us for a multi-day escape kayaking one of the few tropical fjords in the world, experiencing the most abundant exotic flora & fauna in Costa Rica. You will paddle the calm, warm waters of the Golfo Dulce (Sweet Gulf) home to numerous species of dolphins and whales, and surrounded by the tropical backdrop of rainforests and jungle mountains. You’ll experience the best of super-natural Costa Rica on this tropical adventure, and taste the natural flavors of the Costa Rican cuisine; all while staying at beautiful and comfortable Eco lodges. We welcome you to look into our packages below, and inquire about your preferred trip.

8-Day Golfo Dulce Signature Trip
6-Day Golfo Dulce Full Experience Trip
3-Day Golfo Dulce Introduction Trip
10-Day Golfo Dulce & Corcovado Trip
9-Day Island Hopping in Panama

8 DAYS ALL INCLUSIVE TRIP 

THIS IS OUR MOST POPULAR TRIP FOR ITS ‘WORRY-FREE-TRAVEL’ ASPECT (ADD-ON #1). WE’LL TAKE EXCELLENT CARE OF YOU FROM THE MOMENT YOU ARRIVE TO COSTA RICA UP TO YOUR DEPARTURE.

8-DAY SIGNATURE  Golfo Dulce | Costa Rica

THIS MOST COMPLETE SEA KAYAKING ADVENTURE IN COSTA RICA TAKES YOU ALONG THE TROPICAL COASTLINE LOOKING FOR DOLPHINS & TURTLES, INTO MANGROVE RIVER ESTUARIES FOR BIRD SPOTTING, STOPPING AT ISLANDS & DESERTED BEACHES FOR SNORKELING & SWIMMING. WE’LL STAY AT UNIQUE, FAMILY RUN (ECO)LODGES PERFECT FOR HIKING & WILDLIFE SPOTTING.

Start & End Location: San Jose Airport (SJO)
Start day: Every Saturday (or any day for private trips)
Includes: 7 nights lodging, 3 meals daily, sit-inside single or tandem kayak + gear, all transportation, domestic flights, professional guides
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6-DAY FULL EXPERIENCE Golfo Dulce | Costa Rica

THIS 6 DAY KAYAKING TRIP TAKES YOU TO OUR MOST FAVORITE SPOTS, WHILE STAYING AT 3 REMOTELY LOCATED LODGES ALONG THE GULF. WE’LL PADDLE INTO RIVER ESTUARIES, AND INTO THE DEEPER OPEN WATER IN SEARCH FOR MARINE LIFE (DOLPHINS, TURTLES, WHALES).

Start & End Location: El Chontal Lodge (Osa Peninsula)
Start day: Every Saturday (or any day for private trips)
Includes: 5 Nights lodging, 3 meals daily, sit-inside single or tandem kayak + gear, professional guides
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6 DAYS FULL EXPERIENCE TRIP

FOR THE PASSIONATE PADDLER & TRAVELER, THIS TRIP SHOWS YOU ALL THE BEST BITS OF THIS UNIQUE TROPICAL FJORD CALLED THE SWEET GULF.

3 DAYS GOLFO DULCE INTRODUCTION

PERFECT FOR A QUICK INTRODUCTION TO THE GOLFO DULCE FROM THE WATER. LEARN ABOUT THIS WONDERFUL TROPICAL FJORD AND ITS BIOLOGICAL INTENSITY!

3-DAY INTRODUCTION Golfo Dulce | Costa Rica

THE PERFECT TRIP FOR NOVICE KAYAKERS OR TRAVELERS WITH LIMITED TIME. ALSO GREAT TO COMBINE THIS TRIP WITH ANY OF OUR OTHER ADVENTURES IN COSTA RICA. DEPENDING ON YOUR SKILL & COMFORT LEVEL, WE WILL PLAY EACH DAY BY EAR REGARDING PADDLING LOCATIONS & DURATION. 

Start & End Location:  El Chontal Lodge (Osa Peninsula)
Start day: Every Thursday (or any day for private trips)
Includes: 2 nights lodging, 3 meals daily, sit-inside single or tandem kayak + gear, professional guides 
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10-DAY PADDLING & HIKING Osa Peninsula| CR

OUR MASTER TRIP COMBINING THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS: PADDLING THE SWEET GULF & HIKING CORCOVADO NATIONAL PARK, THE MOST BIOLOGICALLY INTENSE PLACE ON EARTH. IT JUST DOESN’T GET MORE EXTREME, WITH INTENSE NATURAL ADVENTURES NOT FOR THE FAINT-HEARTED!

Start & End Location: Puerto Jimenez Airport (Osa Peninsula)
Start day: Every Saturday (or any day for private trips)
Includes:  9 nights lodging, 3 meals daily, sit-inside single or tandem kayak + gear, professional kayaking guide & naturalist guide, all transportation in the Osa Peninsula, entrance to Corcovado National Park
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10 DAYS PADDLING & HIKING COMBO

IF YOU’RE PASSIONATE ABOUT NATURE & WILDLIFE, REMOTE LOCATIONS, UNIQUE EXPERIENCES, TROPICAL CLIMATES, PADDLING & HIKING, THEN THIS MASTER TRIP IS YOUR PICK!

9 DAYS TROPICAL ISLAND HOPPING

DISCOVER THE SECRET OF PANAMA: 365 TROPICAL ISLANDS OF THE SAN BLAS ARCHIPELAGO, HOME TO THE INDIGENOUS KUNA PEOPLE. AN INCREDIBLE ADVENTURE, FULLY OFF THE GRID!

9-DAY ISLAND HOPPING San Blas | Panama

PADDLE THE CRYSTAL CLEAR WATERS OF THE SAN BLAS ARCHIPELAGO- 365 ISLANDS OFF THE CARIBBEAN COAST OF PANAMA AND HOME TO THE INDIGENOUS KUNA PEOPLE. FULLY OFF-GRID, WE’LL STAY AT 5 DIFFERENT TINY ISLETS WITH WORLD CLASS SNORKELING RIGHT OFF ITS BEACHES.

Start & End Location: Panama Airport (PTY)
Start day: Every Saturday (or any day for private trips)
Includes: 8 nights lodging (6 nights tent camping on the islands & 2 nights in a hotel in Panama City overlooking the canal), 3 meals daily, sit-inside single or tandem kayak + gear, all transportation, support boat, professional guides
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THE GOLFO DULCE

Discover the Tranquility & Mesmerizing Beauty of this Tropical Fjord, located in between 2 National Parks, being the Most Biologically Intense Place on Earth National GEographic

PHOTO GALLERY
ARTICLE: “PADDLING AND THE PURSUIT OF PURE LIFE IN A CENTRAL AMERICAN PARADISE’
written by adventure photojournalist Michael Powers
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