Dominical Kayak Tours Costa Rica

Dominical Kayak Tours Costa Rica

If you enjoy the great outdoors and are looking for an authentic adventure tour in Costa Rica, then why not sign up for an exhilarating kayak tour in Dominical? Kayak your way through the mangroves of the South Pacific Rio Hatillo and spot the wide variety of animals that inhabit its banks. Capuchin monkeys, herons, pelicans, sloths and lizards are abundant in this area close to Playa Dominical!

Restrictions for Kayaking in Dominical

Although there is no age limit for kayak tours in Dominical, all participants need to be able to swim and should be in good physical condition. In Costa Rica, children under the age of ten are required to use a double occupancy kayak and be accompanied by an adult. Kayak tours are carried out with an experienced bilingual tour guide and a safety induction is given before embarking on this adventure tour near Playa Dominical. Kayaking tours are subject to weather conditions.

Available Kayak Tours in Dominical

Kayaking in Dominical is tons of fun! You will be able to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Costa Rica’s Pacific Ocean and spot sloths, monkeys, birds, dolphins and possibly even whales along the way! Both single and double occupancy kayaks are available. Individual kayak rentals are available at Playa Dominical, but you must demonstrate that you are a competent kayaker. Ensure that you wear comfortable clothing and footwear and bring sun block, insect repellent and a hat to stay protected from the sun. Kayak tours in Dominical offer bilingual tour guides and a safety induction. All equipment provided including life jackets which must be worn at all times while kayaking in Costa Rica. For additional information about kayaking while on vacation in Costa Rica, contact Escape Villas at 1-800-340-2407 or

  • One Day Snorkeling and Kayak Tour to Marina Ballena National Park
    This 23-kilometer snorkeling and kayak tour begins at Playa Pinuelas, close to Playa Dominical, and includes safety induction, fins, and snorkeling masks. You will be able to witness sloths and monkeys as you kayak along the coastline of Marina Ballena National Park. Enjoy seeing each of the pristine beaches of Playa Ventanas, Playa Pinuelas, Playa Ballena, Playa Hermosa and Playa Bahia, which are all protected areas of Costa Rica’s Marina Bellena National Park. A bilingual tour guide leads you by kayak out to the stunning Ballena Island for the snorkeling portion of this adventure tour. Swim and snorkel amongst a vast array of vibrant, tropical marine life including manta rays, sharks and sea turtles! A light lunch and tropical refreshments are included with this day long snorkeling and kayak tour in Dominical.
  • Half Day Kayak Tour to the Caves of Playa Ventanas
    This five-hour kayak tour visits the beautiful caves of Playa Ventanas. Located just outside of Dominical, Playa Ventanas is lined with over 30 caves waiting to be explored! Depending on ocean conditions, two of the caves are accessible by kayak. Practice a bit of kayak surfing as you come into shore and enjoy a light lunch before continuing to explore the caves that surround the coastline of Playa Ventanas, Costa Rica. Safety equipment and bilingual guide provided on this kayaking adventure tour in Dominical.
  • Quarter Day Kayak Tour Through Dominical Mangroves
    This exciting three-hour Dominical kayak tour guides you through the beautiful estuaries along the Costa Rica’s South Pacific coast which are abundant in exotic wildlife and tropical flora. Choose from three different locations to explore: Hatillo Mangrove Swamp, Terrabe Mangrove Swamp or the river Rio Sierpe. You will see an assortment of brightly-colored birds, monkeys, sloths, raccoons and even have the chance of having a close encounter with Costa Rica’s wild crocodiles! This wildlife kayaking tour in Dominical is especially recommended for bird lovers! Keep a sharp eye out for Blue Herons, Great Egrets and White Ibis or pay attention to your bilingual tour guide who will point out these magnificent birds hiding in the mangrove trees. This Dominical kayak tour through Costa Rica’s mangroves and estuaries includes fresh, tropical fruit and bottled water for refreshment.