Nauyaca Waterfalls Tour

Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

From USD 135.00

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 6 hours (approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Discover the beautiful cascading waterfalls of Nauyaca, deep in the Costa Rican jungle, during this full-day tour from Quepos. Join a small group and head to the park where you must embark on a short hike to reach the falls. Enjoy time to take a refreshing dip in the natural pools and capture photos of your surroundings before heading back.
  • Learn about the local fauna and flora on your hike
  • A packed breakfast and traditional lunch are included
  • Hassle-free transfers from your hotel are included
  • A small group means more attention from your guide

What's Included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Lunch
  • Tour Guide
  • Breakfast
  • Gratuities

Meeting And Pickup

Pickup points

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Start time

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Opening hours

  • 7/25/2019 - 3/25/2024

    Monday - Sunday : 07:30 am - 03:30 pm

Pickup details

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What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Refreshing pool at the end.
Oscar_M, Jan 2023
Beautiful place. The tour pretty much cuts the hike down to about 30 minutes instead of maybe an hour / hour and a half in case there’s someone in your party that might not be able to make a strenuous hike.
Nice but not a priority
Aaron_M, Dec 2022
Guide Edgar was very good and knowledgeable. Paying the extra money to be driven close to the waterfall was WELL worth it. The falls were lovely and the swimming ok but not spectacular. On the whole however, we also felt the experience was a little overpriced relative to other activities we did (rafting, Manuela Antonio, canyoning). Great experience if you have time but not one we would prioritize if you only have a couple of days.
Swimming at the falls.
Rochelle_A, Nov 2022
Swimming in the waterfall was amazing! A bit chilly. Our guide, Eduardo, was friendly, funny and personable. We had a great time and saw a dangerous dart frog. Thank you so much!
Breathtaking views, serene and beautiful!
goveasjose, Aug 2022
Nauyaca Waterfalls tour is unanimously the most memorable tour we did during our stay in Manuel Antonio. While the drive from Manuel Antonio to the waterfalls (which is closer to Dominical) takes little over 1 hour, it was a very comfortable ride in a minivan. Once we reach the waterfalls entrance, there is a 20-minute hike down to the waterfalls (wear shoes with good grip) -- both levels of the waterfalls were gorgeous! There was sufficient time to swim in the water and take photos. We can get very close to the waterfalls, and good swimmers can dive into the pool of water in the upper level. The hike back is uphill and can take longer. Our tour guide and the lunch was excellent! The ride back was very comfortable as well! We saw toucans, and the overall view throughout the tour was breathtaking. We would highly recommend this tour to all!
Definitely check this out!
Kyle_B, Oct 2021
It’s everything you could want in an excursion. Waterfalls, caves, rivers, it was all really fun. The first waterfall has this little pool like area where you get to swim! I highly recommend it!
paula_e, July 2022
Excelente aventura! Increible Naza la guía, contandonos todo para que conozcamos cada cm de la selva. Las cataratas son realmente hermosas y vale la pena ir. Todo el camino de selva es hermoso! El servicio fue genial desde que me buscaron en el hotel hasta la vuelta. Recomiendo esta agencia!