Costa Rica meaning ‘rich coast’ is a nature lover’s paradise. Covering only 0.03 per cent of the Earth’s surface, Costa Rica contains approximately 6 per cent of the world’s biodiversity – more than Europe or North America. The abundance of flora and fauna is partly due to the country’s geographical position on a land bridge between North and South America, as well as its environmental conservation policies – roughly a quarter of the country is made up of protected jungle. With coastlines along both the Pacific and Caribbean, brimming with marine wildlife and easily accessible pristine littoral rainforests filled with colourful plants, birds and animals such as monkeys and sloths, Costa Rica is a delight for active adventurers. Hike through tropical rainforests, witness spectacular underwater panoramas on snorkelling and scuba diving excursions, and kayak or stand-up paddleboard amongst acrobatic dolphins. For an activity-packed expedition cruise in the tropics, it’s hard to beat a voyage in Costa Rica.

Latest articles

  •  
Top 10 Bucket List Experiences in Antarctica

Antarctica has been captivating adventurers for centuries – long before it was discovered. Greek philosophers knew that there must be …

Read more >
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
Here are John Weir’s Top 3 Sea Kayak Destinations

About Sea Kayaking John Weir, Sea Kayak Guide Kayaking is not only an Olympic sport but an activity that almost …

Read more >
  •  
Antarctica Christmas Cruise: 10 Reasons To Join

Experience a Christmas, so unique, different and memorable that you will remember it for the rest of your life, only …

Read more >
  •  
Top Features on the Sylvia Earle

A floating ambassador for the planet And away she goes! Our new, purpose-built ship, the Sylvia Earle, has departed on …

Read more >
  •  
The Arctic’s 7 Most Impressive Natural Wonders

Are you planning a trip to the Arctic? At first glance it can seem easy, it’s just the Arctic, right? …

Read more >
  •  
Top 10 new Arctic & Global voyages to inspire your future planning

Our new Arctic & Global 2024 season is full of life changing adventures across the wildest and most remote destinations …

Read more >
  •  
  •  
  •  
Solo Adventure Vacations: Why You Should Go

Enjoy the company of like-minded people, explore endlessly at your own pace or push your limits with adventure. Whether you’re …

Read more >
  •  
Truly Explore the Arctic with Aurora

When you book a journey with Aurora Expeditions, you’re saying yes to a true Arctic exploration. You’ve probably heard that we …

Read more >