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Northern Zone - Sarapiqui
La Selva Biological Station Hike (OTS)

Half day or full day guided walks schedule daily at 8:00 a.m and 1:30 p.m. A bilingual naturalist guide leads the walks that give a glimpse of the leading-edge research conducted at La Selva Biological Station. Enjoy and learn about the amazing natural history of the tropical forests, its flora and fauna. Each walk takes place principally on cement or wood trails suitable for people of all ages. Some trails are accessible to people with limited physical capacity.


Entrance fee and bilingual naturalist guide.


Half day hike: 3 hrs. approx.

Full day hike: 6 hrs. approx.

What to bring

Light clothes, hiking boots or tennis shoes, hat, insect repellent and sunscreen.

Dates   Rates
From: 01 JUL 19 To: 14 DEC 20
Full Day Adult $51
Children $37
Private $68
Private child N/A
Half Day Adult $40
Children $32
Private $57
Private child N/A
From: 15 DEC 20 To: 14 DEC 21
Full Day Adult $58
Children $42
Private $77
Private child $42
Half Day Adult $45
Children $36
Private $65
Private child $36



Tour Schedules:

Morning: 8:00 a.m.

Afternoon: 1:30 p.m.


Children’s policies: under 4 are free of charge. From 5-11 years old children’s rates apply  / From 12 years old pay as adult.


 Extra Charges:


For round transportation from La Quinta, Selva Verde, Sarapiqui Rainforest, Pozo Azul, Tirimbina please add $75 (1-7passengers)

For round transportation from El Bambú, OTS La Selva, Selva Verde, Ara Ambigua,  please add $88 (1-7passengers)

For round transportation from Rara Avis, Sueño Azul, Heliconias, Hacienda La Isla,  please add $101 (1-7passengers)




Tour Type: Nature

Difficulty: Easy

Required experience: Any 


For regular tours:

the minimum number of passengers require to operate this tour are: 2 pax


For PRIVATE tours:

the minimum number of passengers require to operate this tour are: 4 pax


Additional information: 

Tour schedules and duration might vary due to weather conditions

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