Trip Option 8.
AN OCEANIC EXPEDITION
Take advantage of this outdoor journey to indoctrinate students about the tropical ocean and marine environments. Begin with a rafting trip on the Savegre River. Follow with surf lessons in the Marino Ballena National Park. Finish with a four day sensational sea kayaking journey in the Golfo Dulce to remote beaches, coves and mangroves. Comfort zones will be pushed and a lot of magical transformations will happen in these breathtaking settings.
Whitewater rafting, surf lessons, sea kayaking with private boat assistance, and camping
• All in–country transportation
• All meals
• All accommodations
• All activities
• 1–2 trip leaders
(depending on the number of participants)
• 1–2 teachers FOC (depending on the number of students)
• Teacher cash gift
DOES NOT INCLUDE
Airfare, tips, or taxes
- Itinerary can be shortened or lengthened according to your needs.
- The first half of this trip can be run as a camping experience as well.
- A private boat accompanies the group during the kayaking segment.
Arrival in San Jose. Sleep hotel in San Jose.
Transfer to the Central Southern Pacific coast with a rafting trip on Class III rapids along the way. Surf lessons in the afternoon. Sleep hotel in Uvita.
Surf lessons in the morning and jungle hike to a tropical waterfall in the afternoon. Sleep hotel in Uvita.
Transfer to Rincon in the Golfo Dulce. Afternoon sea kayaking intro (5km). Sleep lodge in Rincon.
Half day of sea kayaking (10km) and afternoon easy hike in private reserve. Sleep lodge in Rincon.
Kayak the coast, islands, reefs, and mangroves to the region of Esquinas (16km). Private camping in Esquinas.
Snorkel around unique reefs and explore the Esquinas River mangroves by sea kayak (5km). Private camping in Esquinas.
Kayak across the Golfo Dulce to Puerto Jimenez (16km). Transfer to San Jose. Sleep hotel in San Jose.
Our itineraries are evaluated based on six criteria: Accommodations, Locations, Comfort zone levels, Trip Tasks, Adventure and Service. The six criteria are rated on three different levels as per the following chart.
Please note that there are short itineraries 5–6 days and long itineraries 8–10 days, all which can be shortened or lengthened to meet your educational and financial needs.