STAR COLLECTOR: CARIBBEAN & PANAMANIAN PARADISE

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  • 18 days
  • Bridgetown to Puerto Caldera
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Star Collector: Caribbean & Panamanian Paradise

  • Wind Star
  • 18 days
  • Bridgetown to Puerto Caldera
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Bequia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines



2.5 HRS

Moderately
easy

outdoors

wildlife

culture

sightseeing
Bequia Highlights
You will hop into the back of one of the covered vans that are the signature mode of transportation on the island of Bequia. Drive through the main town of Port Elizabeth to head to Fort Hamilton, an old fort 300 ft. above sea level where you will enjoy a magnificent view over Admiralty Bay.  You will see the cannon used by the French centuries ago in their war against the British. Mount Pleasant is your next stop. On this hill you will enjoy magnificent views of homes and the bays that surround the island.  Moving along the Atlantic shoreline into Industry Bay you will visit The Old Hegg Turtle Sanctuary for a guided tour by Orton King, who spends his time tending to the endangered Hawksbill sea turtles from birth until they are ready to go back into the sea.  Then head back down to the harbor, to your waiting yacht.  

Please note: Bring sunscreen and wear comfortable walking shoes.

price $79
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3 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

snorkeling

outdoors

wildlife

refreshments

boating
Bequia Snorkel Adventure
What better way to enjoy the Caribbean than to engage in what the area is best known for! A coastal scenic trip and a bit of snorkeling are just the right combination to provide some adventure. You will climb aboard an adventure power boat and set off towards one of the island’s snorkel sites. See tiny shellfish in their natural habitat and watch the schools of fish dart playfully around you. After a while in the water you will return to your boat where the Captain’s famous rum punch will be served. Enjoy the scenery as you sip on your beverage and your boat takes you back to the pier and your waiting yacht.

Please note:  Wear your swimsuit under your clothing and bring a towel.  You may stay on board and enjoy the atmosphere if you choose not to snorkel.  

price $95
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6 HRS

Moderate

dining

sightseeing

boating
Bequia, Mustique Escape with Lunch
Enjoy power cruising over to the island of the rich and famous.  Discover Mustique, a 14-acre gem with fertile valleys surrounded by coral reef, coves and dazzling beaches. You will enjoy a coastal tour while boating in along the coast, the history and homes of this exotic getaway of the rich and famous are pointed out at this time. Upon arrival visit the unique shops, relax on one of Mustique’s white sand beaches or enjoy the vividness and beauty of the underwater marine life or take an optional taxi tour around the island. The tour continues with a delicious local lunch at an island restaurant. Have a swim before heading back to Bequia. 

Please note: This power boat experience may have waves and splashing and is not recommended for persons with back problems. Wear your swimsuit under your clothing and bring a towel. Bring a  hat, local and US currency and  sunscreen.


price $235
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Mayreau, St. Vincent Grenadines



3.5 HRS

Moderate

snorkeling

outdoors

refreshments

boating
Mayreau, Grenadines Island Escape
This exclusive sail-away tour will take you through part of the Grenadines archipelago experiencing coastlines garlanded with white-sand beaches as you make your way to Mopion. Along the way, you will sail past Palm Island, a private island is a resort named after the hundreds of coconut palms planted by the original owner over 30 years ago. Continuing on, you will head for Mopion – an islet resembling an atoll in the South Pacific surrounded by a reef lagoon. Upon arrival to Mopion, your mind will be set back decades, as this perfect setting is the antidote for the stresses of everyday life. The crystal-clear waters and white sand are breathtaking – life does not get more ideal than this! On your return, you can enjoy the Captain’s special rum punch. But watch out as it has a kick!

Please note: Remember your sunblock and beach towels. You may bring along your own snorkel gear from the yacht and you will be taken ashore by small boat as it is illegal to anchor on the reef.

price $85
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St. George's, Grenada



3.5 HRS

Strenuous

outdoors

wildlife

refreshments

boating
St. Georges, Certified One-Tank Dive
This afternoon’s dive will be at either Boss  Reef or Purple Rain Reef, where coral, fish, and other sea life present an amazing kaleidoscope of color and texture. Site will be decided on the day of the dive. The dive time is between 45-50 minutes. After you surface, local fruit and juice will be served.

Please note:  Divers who have not logged a dive in the past 12 months will be required to take a refresher course which can be taken at an additional cost of $80.  Wear your swimsuit under your clothing and bring a towel. Waiver release forms must be signed and medical conditions must be disclosed. Please bring your C-card.

price $165
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4.25 HRS

Strenuous

outdoors

wildlife

refreshments

boating
St. Georges, Certified Two-Tank Dive
This 2-tank dive will visit both Boss Reef and Purple Rain Reef. Each dive will be about 45-50 minutes, with a surface interval between dives of approximately one hour.  Juices and fruit will be served. 

Please note:  Divers who have not logged a dive in the past 12 months will be required to take a refresher course which can be taken at an additional cost of $80. Please wear your swimsuit under your clothes and bring a towel. Waiver release forms must be signed and medical conditions must be disclosed. Please bring your C-card.

price $255
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3 HRS

Moderate

watersports

outdoors

wildlife

refreshments

boating
St. Georges, Clear Bottom Kayaking
Have you ever wondered what the underwater would look like but you can’t snorkel or SCUBA dive?  Well now you can, with Grenada’s newest underwater adventure. You will discover what the underwater looks like in a “sit on top” double clear bottom kayak.  The journey takes 15 minutes from the port to your starting point at Grand Mal Bay, next to the Sunset View Restaurant, on the West Coast.  There you will board your kayak and begin your fantastic journey over the Grand Mal coral reefs, down to Cherry Hill, turn around and move on to Mollinere Bay where you will view the popular divers’ reefs, and experience the wonders of the underwater world. After 1 ¼  hours you will return to Sunset View Restaurant where you will recover from the wonders of the underwater world, with a swim in the calm bay, and a complimentary drink at the bar (rum punch, local beer, local fruit juice, soft drink or water) before you will be returned to the pier.

Please note: Bring your swimsuit and towel, sunscreen and a hat and/or sunglasses. Guests will be required to sign a waiver to participate on this tour. Minimum age is 8 years old and maximum weight is 250 lbs.


price $75
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6 HRS

Easy

snorkeling

outdoors

dining

sightseeing

beach
St. Georges, Concierge Collection Snorkeling Champagne Lobster Cruise
Experience the fun and excellence of sailing on Shadowfax a 60-foot state-of-the-art catamaran designed and built by one of the world's top catamaran designers.  Shadowfax is able to cruise at more than 20 knots ("The Ocean Ferrari") with many comforts (snorkeling gear and fresh water showers are available).  You will first sail up the scenic west Caribbean coast of Grenada towards the marine park, where you can snorkel at the underwater sculpture park (conditions permitting) You will head down the southwest Caribbean coast toward Point Salines, the southernmost point of Grenada. Then you will have an exhilarating experience, sailing upwind on the Atlantic side to the secluded island of Hog where you will have your grilled lobster lunch cooked and served on the island. Before leaving you may swim or explore the secrets of this “Robinson Crusoe” island. To complete this memorable day, you re-board, sit back, relax, and enjoy a smooth 1.5-hour full sail back to St George’s.

Please note: Alternative snorkeling site is Hog Island reef if visibility is bad. This cruise is not available for those with limited mobility. Wear a swimsuit and bring a towel and adequate sun protection. Snorkeling equipment is included.

price $175
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3.5 HRS

Strenuous

outdoors

sightseeing
St. Georges, Discover Scuba
St. George’s offers a wonderful opportunity to begin the sport of SCUBA diving. Your package includes instruction and a shallow pool dive, as well as all equipment. Afterwards, you will proceed to a shallow dive area and explore the wonders of the beautiful waters of Grenada.

Please note: Minimum age is 10 years old. 

price $225
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4 HRS

Easy

refreshments

culture

walking

sightseeing
St. Georges, Golden Nutmeg & Diamond Chocolate Tour
This aromatic tour will allow you to learn about Grenada Nutmeg and organic chocolate production. You will head toward the island's west coast and visit the Gouyave Nutmeg Processing Station to discover how nutmegs are harvested, processed, and exported. Well protected behind high walls, you will travel one century back in time. No conveyor belts, no machines. The long processing chain of this precious spice starts off in the hands and nimble fingers of the experienced, diligent and incredible ‘’Mammas.’’  After, you will visit the Diamond Chocolate Plant which produces the “Jouvay” organic chocolate now ranked in the top 10 best chocolates in the world by National Geographic. The quality of the beans, the distinct taste and the country’s rich history of cocoa production have inspired L. A. Burdick Chocolate to partner with Grenada’s knowledgeable independent cocoa farmers in building a cocoa processing facility. After harvesting the beans, all fermentation, sorting, drying, roasting and conching is done on the premises of the factory. A visit to the cocoa tree garden and a rare and delicious chocolate tasting and sampling will conclude this enjoyable tour of one of the most amazing sites in the Caribbean. 

Please note:  This tour is appropriate for guests who are able to walk about 100 yards and must be able to walk on and off the motor coach unattended. Tour order may vary. Taking photographs is not allowed in the Nutmeg Processing Station.  One complimentary fresh local juice per person will be served.

price $65
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2.75 HRS

Strenuous

snorkeling

outdoors

boating
St. Georges, Pilot Your Own Boat
Here is some wet and wild fun exploring the island on E-Sea Riders, fast, 2-person inflatable motorboats. You will be the pilot on an exhilarating adventure that will include snorkeling.  You will be transferred to the E-Sea Rider base in the lagoon where you will be welcomed by the staff and provided with an orientation on boat operation before heading off, following your guide.  You will pass the large yachts in Port Louis Marina and inside the charming Carenage of St. George’s before entering the Caribbean Sea along the colorful coastline to your snorkeling destination. You can choose to snorkel around submerged statues or swim before returning to the base. 

Please note:  Boats are shared by 2 people and are priced per boat.  You must be at least 18 years old to drive the boat. Supplied safety vests must be worn at all times.  Wear a swim suit and bring a towel and adequate sun protection. Snorkeling equipment is included.  The minimum age to be a rider is 8 years old and the combined maximum weight limit on one boat is 380 pounds.  As the water can get a little bumpy, this tour is not recommended for guests with back problems or pregnant women. Guests are required to sign a waiver before participating on this tour.

price $189
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Cartagena, Colombia



3 HRS

Moderate

refreshments

walking

sightseeing
Cartagena, Colombian Coffee Experience
With this excursion you will fill your cup with the bold history of Cartagena and the rich goodness of pure Colombian Coffee. Your adventure will begin with a 15-minute motor coach ride to San Felipe Fortress, built in the 17th century. You will make a photo stop there before continuing on for a sightseeing tour of the Old City. You will visit a beautifully restored colonial house where you will get a good idea about colonial architecture and restoration. Then on to an experience to awaken the senses, touch, sight, taste, and smell and discover the amazing flavors of excellent Colombian Coffee.  You will have a introduction to Colombian Coffee, an overview of the coffee process, raw materials, quality assessments, smelling and tasting exercises, finishing with tasting 3 different coffees through alternative coffee rituals.  You will then have the opportunity for a walking tour along the narrow streets and squares of the walled city, followed by a panoramic sightseeing  tour of modern Cartagena and its bay.

Please note:  This tour is not wheelchair accessible.Please wear comfortable walking shoes.


price $119
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3.5 HRS

Moderately
easy

culture

refreshments

walking

sightseeing
Cartagena, Romancing the Stone
You will board your motor coach for the 15-minute drive to San Felipe Fortress, the largest Spanish fort built in the 17th century.  You will have time to take photos before taking a sightseeing drive through the Old City, admiring the marvelous Republican architecture of the houses in the Manga residential area. You will be taken to the Emerald Museum – Bocagrande to learn about emeralds.You will go into an actual size replica of a mine tunnel and experience what mining is like as you watch the emerald-bearing veins. Then you will be taken to a special room for a lecture and a video on emeralds. You will learn how emeralds are extracted from the mines and brought to the different cutting and polishing centers. You will see the cutting and polishing machines and be shown step by step how each stone is cut and polished and you will have the opportunity to practice cutting a stone if you wish. Visit the jewelry making workshop and watch the process of fabricating sterling silver or 18k gold emerald jewelry before you visit the spacious and comfortable showroom. Then, enjoy a cocktail and have the opportunity to shop with an extra discount for you, before returning to the ship. On your way back to the ship you will have a sightseeing tour of modern Cartagena - Bocagrande, Laguito, Castillo Grande and the bay.

Please note:  This tour is not wheelchair accessible.  Please wear comfortable walking shoes.


price $49
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4 HRS

Moderate

culture

walking

sightseeing
Cartagena: Cartagena City Highlights
The magnificent city of Cartagena, once a preferred target for pirates and the treasure chest of the Spanish Main, is yours to explore as you embark an air-conditioned bus or mini-bus today. On tour, you will be accompanied by an English-speaking guide as you travel past marvelous Republican architecture. You will see the Manga residential area, where some of the aging mansions have been restored to their original splendor. Stop for a half hour to explore the Fort of San Felipe de Barajas, a 17th century construction acknowledged to be the most important work of Spanish Military engineering in Latin America. At Las Bovedas (the Dungeons), about 20 minutes is allowed for handicraft shopping and for rubbing elbows with the local artisans who proudly display their works for you. Pass through Simón Bolívar Square and the Inquisition Palace before continuing on to the Cathedral, also called The Minor Basilica, it was the first church built in the city in 1537. Next stop is the Church of San Pedro Claver—the patron saint of slaves. You will continue to the modern residential area of Bocagrande, famous for its wide variety of shops. Here, you will find Colombia’s famous native gem—the emerald—along with handicrafts and leather goods shops. You will have approximately 40 minutes to shop before returning to the ship.

Please note: Guests who remain in town for shopping will have to return to the ship on their own. 


price $55
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3 HRS

Moderately
easy

outdoors

sightseeing
Cartagena: Old City by Horse Carriage
Transfer by coach to Plaza Santa Teresa where your horse and carriage stand ready to transport you around Cartagena’s beautiful Old Town—back in time to the days of the conquistadors. You’ll ride along the inviting, narrow cobblestone streets and through squares inside the walled city, admiring the flower-filled balconies that glow in the light spilling from colonial mansions. Stop for 10 minutes to photograph the Fort of San Felipe de Barajas, a 17th century construction acknowledged to be the most important work of Spanish Military engineering in Latin America. Surrender to the majesty of this historic city, where age-old squares are surrounded by towering colonial, Republican and Spanish-style buildings—it’s easy to picture life 200 years ago in this wealthy and cosmopolitan city. Visit the former city dungeons at Las Bovedas, which have also been used as military barracks, a munitions depot and a jail, but today local artisans display their work there. You’ll have 15 – 20 minutes for shopping before returning to the ship.

Please note: Guests who wish to remain in town to shop can return to the ship on their own later in the day. 


price $65
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Pearl Islands, Panama



2 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

boating
Pearl Islands, Fishing
Pearl Islands are especially attractive for those looking to hook big game fish such as Mahi-Mahi and huge Tuna. Red Snapper, Grouper, and Amberjack can be found in numbers around the furthest offshore islands and seamounts.  You will board your waiting fishing boat for 2 hours of fishing. Panama is famous for its abundant fishing and for its crystal blue waters. The local panga boat captains grew up fishing the waters of the Pearl islands and will take you to their best fishing spots to fish for dorado, snapper, Spanish mackerel, wahoo, sea bass and more. 

Please note: Wear light clothing, comfortable walking shoes, a hat or visor, sunscreen, insect repellent, a change of clothing, your swim suit and bring a towel if you choose to go swimming. Lifejackets and fishing equipment will be provided by the tour operators.

price $79
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3 HRS

Moderately
easy

beach

boating
Pearl Islands, Pearl Island Beach Tour
Discover uninhabited islands, all of them with white-sand beaches and crystal clear waters, devoid of noise or traffic. The Pearls Archipelago, named after the great pearls that are found in the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean is composed of 90 islands and over 100 islets. Board a local boat and you will head, for one of the islands, which is surrounded by white sand and turquoise waters. Enjoy the sun, beach and coconuts trees as you visit various uninhabited islands and beaches such as Bartolome, Casaya, Mogo Mogo, Bayoneta, Chapera, Pacheca  and others.

Please note: Wear light clothing, comfortable walking shoes, a hat or visor, sunscreen, insect repellent, a change of clothing, your swim suit and bring a towel if you choose to go swimming. Lifejackets will be provided by the tour operators.

price $79
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2 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

wildlife

snorkeling

boating
Pearl Islands, Snorkeling
Colorful fish and beautiful coral reefs, beaches with white sand and turquoise waters. If you like snorkeling and discovering the amazing underwater reef world, this is an excellent opportunity for you.  You will have a 5-minute boat ride to Chapera Island to get a unique view of beautiful coral reefs, colorful tropical fish, sting rays, sea turtles, star fish, sea bird nesting areas of Blue-footed boobies, Brown boobies, magnificent frigate birds and Brown pelicans around the island. Snorkel in a reef where there is a huge variety of fish. Then you will visit Mogo-Mogo Island, which has been the location for the well-known TV production of “Survivor.”  Here you will find there is a large natural pool, ideal for relaxing.

Please note: Wear light clothing, comfortable walking shoes, a hat or visor, sunscreen, insect repellent, your swim suit and bring a towel. Lifejackets will be provided by the tour operators.


price $75
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1.5 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

watersports

wildlife
Pearl Islands, Water Sports Adventure
Get all to experience the joys of breath-taking surroundings while paddling or kayaking in the open water. Tours can be designed according to the skill level of the paddler/s.  You can have the experience of a lifetime within moments of leaving the beach as a beautiful turtle may appear, or paddle or kayak around the Island and be open to the endless possibilities for wildlife sightings. You may find you have the opportunity to paddle next to huge schools of fish and watch the dolphins play. The birds of the Pacific are another magnificent sight made all the better by being out on the water with them.

Please note: Wear light clothing, comfortable walking shoes, a hat or visor, sunscreen, insect repellent, your swim suit and bring a towel. Lifejackets, training classes, paddle boards and kayaks will be provided by the tour operators.


price $75
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Isla Parida, Panama



1.5 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

hiking

outdoors

beach
Isla Parida, Hiking on Parida Island
The rainforest is filled with over 1,000 teak, mahogany, eucalyptus, and many of other trees, plants and fauna. Your hike will take between 45 minutes to an hour and the level of difficulty is moderate to strenuous.  You will disembark your yacht and take tenders to the beach where you will be met by certified bilingual guides

Please note:  Wear comfortable walking shoes, and shorts or long pants, a t-shirt or light shirt, your swimsuit, towel, and a hat. Bring insect repellent, your sunglasses, and your camera. U.S. dollars can be used here. You will be provided with water.


price $39
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Puerto Jimenez (Golfo Dulce), Costa Rica



3.5 HRS

Moderately
easy

outdoors

wildlife

refreshments

walking

beach
Golfo Dulce, In Peace with Nature
Costa Rica enjoys 5% of the world`s biodiversity and one of the major reasons is the large number of avian species, making this country one of the most amazing places for ornithologists and birds lovers. If you want to be part of this spectacle of nature you have to visit Matapalo, located on the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica. The 30-minute drive from Puerto Jimenez to Matapalo will be aboard 4WD private vehicles.Through the mountain and creeks, you will see many different species of birds like toucans, hawks, trogons as well as other small, colorful species that live in the area. You may also find lizards, monkeys, insects and even snakes. You will have a 2-hour guided nature walk on a beautiful path that leads to an isolated beach where your guide will prepare delicious snacks for you to regain your energy. If weather permits there will be free time to swim either in a river or at the beach.

Please note:  Wear comfortable shoes, a hat or visor, sunscreen, insect repellent and  bring a rain poncho, swimsuit and towel if you want to swim or get wet in the river.

price $199
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4 HRS

Moderate

outdoors

wildlife

refreshments

walking
Golfo Dulce: Chocolate Farm - A Sweet Experience
Experience the interesting cacao manufacturing process by visiting a traditional cacao plantation at Kobo Farm. Board your minivan for the 25-minute drive to this untouched and mystical area, where you will see the cacao forest, the flowers, and fruit. The history and culture of this tropical crop reaches back to the Mayas. You will learn about the origin of the cacao tree, the history, the first contact with Europeans, and the principal disease called monilia. Wildlife is usually seen in this area so be on the lookout for monkeys, coatis, sloths, and more.  You will take a guided walk where you will see different species of cacao fruit, take a break in this beautiful spot and taste fresh fruit from the "chocolate tree."   You will be shown the various steps of making good chocolate and have the opportunity to taste a wonderful chocolate fondue with fresh fruit and homemade banana bread from the farm in the middle of a tropical garden.

Please note:  Wear comfortable walking shoes as you will be walking over both paved and dirt paths. Bring your hat, sunscreen, insect repellent and sunglasses. This is a wet landing so bring your sandals too. 


price $125
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3.5 HRS

Strenuous

watersports

wildlife

refreshments

beach
Golfo Dulce: Oceans & Canals Kayaking
Go across Golfo Dulce where life goes at a slow pace and through the humid mangroves with the squeaking sounds of the unique scarlet macaws that mingle in this area, the most common birds. Your kayak guides will be waiting with your kayaks and paddles ready for you to begin this fun experience! Paddle up the mangrove estuary with the rising tide until you can go no further and return with the falling tide, dragging your kayak across the sand spit and into the Golfo Dulce to cruise the shoreline, stopping to swim at the best beach.  Pods of bottle-nosed porpoises return daily along this coast on their way to the open Pacific, affording a great chance to view them.  

Please note: This tour is operated at high tide only. A waiver is required and there is a weight restriction of 235 lbs. Wear light clothes, hat or visor, sunscreen, and sun glasses. Wear your bathing suit under your clothes for those who want to swim at the beach and bring a towel.


price $109
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4.5 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

outdoors

wildlife

refreshments

walking

boating
Golfo Dulce: Tropical Gardens, Beach Scape & Dolphin Watch
You will depart from the main pier and travel by boat through Golfo Dulce with a great view of some of the most intense rainforest landscapes in the world. The green-blue landscape is beyond any description. There are occasions when a red bright spot comes into the picture, and you will be astonished with the scarlet macaws and their noisy freedom! After this amazing experience, you will visit Casa Orquideas, a beautiful garden that contains many varieties of tropical plants, and samples of other plant species brought from all over the world.  There is so much to learn while you visit the medicinal garden and indulge your senses with the beauty and perfume of the enormous array of flowers in many different colors and shapes.  There will be time for snacks and leisure before your boat will return you to Golfo Dulce.

Please note: If weather permits there will be an optional time for swimming. Bring your hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, and suntan lotion. Wear your bathing suit under your clothes if you want to swim. and bring a towel. This tour involves a nature walk over gravel surfaces and exposed roots and is not recommended for those with mobility issues. It also involves a wet landing so bring your sandals in addition to sturdier footwear.

price $145
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Quepos, Costa Rica



5 HRS

Strenuous

watersports

outdoors

dining

culture

concierge
Quepos, Concierge Collection: Santa Juana Rural Mountain Adventure
Experience a unique piece of Costa Rican rural heritage just about an hour from Quepos on a scenic country drive by van. This guided nature, conservation, and cultural expedition takes you along the lush, jungle-shrouded slopes of the nearby Fila Chonta Mountains to the farm village of Santa Juana. You will enjoy exploring along the 1.5-mile user-friendly nature trail as your guide will share knowledge of this pristine sanctuary of flora and fauna where both the Rodeo and Paquita Rivers are born. You will continue to where you can swim beneath the pristine waterfalls that feed the Rodeo River.  You will have free time to fish for tilapia or explore the tropical gardens and waterfalls. You will visit the tiny farm village of Santa Juana, overlooking the panoramic coastline of the Pacific Ocean as you enjoy an authentic Campesino (country) lunch in a typical village rancho, co-hosted by members of the local community.   

Please note: This tour is not wheelchair accessible. The road is bumpy and winding and there are stairs involved. This tour includes a light breakfast and a buffet lunch.  There is an option for swimming so wear your bathing suit under your clothes. 


price $159
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4 HRS

Easy

wildlife

refreshments

culture

sightseeing
Quepos: Highlights & Wildlife Rescue Center
This tour will start when you board a coaster bus for a ride through downtown Quepos. Along the way your local guide will explain the history and culture of Costa Rica and show you the area built-up by the United Fruit Company within the “American Zone”. Your various stops in town include the Quepos Church, the local Fish Market and an African Palm Plantation, where you will learn about the importance of this plant in the Quepos area. Your next stop will be Kids Saving the Rainforest Wildlife Sanctuary, an institution that was founded in 1999 for the purpose of educating people around the world about the ecological importance of the rainforest and to set-up programs to preserve the rainforest and its wildlife. Your visit will include a guided walk through the Wildlife Sanctuary where you will learn about the rescued animal program and see a few of the rescued animals. After your guided tour enjoy delicious Costa Rican fruits and free time to visit the Kids Saving the Rainforest souvenir shop before you make your way back to the Quepos pier and your waiting yacht. 

Please note:  The wildlife sanctuary is easy to navigate but due to a few steps and uneven terrain this will be difficult for guests using a wheelchair. 


price $145
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3.5 HRS

Easy

wildlife

refreshments

boating
Quepos: Mangrove Wildlife & Boat Cruise
A boat ride through the mangroves is like visiting another world.  The species of trees that grow in the mixed waters of the ocean and the river make a unique and very fragile ecosystem.  Most of these trees grow along the estuary, developing an aerial root system. As the tide goes down the roots become suspended in the air creating a perfect home for crabs and crocodiles. In the upper part of the forest you will see monkeys and a great variety of birds including herons, egrets, and spoonbills. The launch will take you to a private property for refreshments as your naturalist tour guide gives you more information about this amazing ecosystem. Your shaded boat will then take you deep into the mangroves, where you will try to spot all the incredible wildlife making their home there.  After a 2- hour boat ride you will arrive at the village where transportation will be waiting to drive you back to the ship.  An optional drop off in Quepos is also available, where you will find several restaurants and shops.

Please note: Wear light clothing, good walking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, and insect repellent.  

price $79
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4.5 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

wildlife

refreshments

walking

beach
Quepos: Manuel Antonio National Park Nature Walk
Manuel Antonio National Park is the jewel of Costa Rica.  Its fragile rainforest ecosystem shelters a variety of wildlife including mammals and tropical birds.  The dense rainforest opens into small, well-maintained trails where your naturalist tour guide will share information about the area.  Another great attraction is the white-sand beach that meets the jungle.  Your 1-1/2 hour guided walk will lead you to the beach where you will have time for sunbathing or swimming. Manuel Antonio Park protects 683 hectares of tropical rainforest and is considered one of the most visited national parks in Costa Rica so you may see large groups of people and lines at the only entrance. Your tour will start early in order to avoid the crowds and have a better chance to spot wildlife. At the end of your walk your guide will prepare a tropical fruit buffet before you will head back to Quepos when an optional drop off in town is also available.

Please note:  The walking is moderate with some uphill climbs.  It is recommended to wear light clothing, good walking shoes, a hat, sunscreen,  water, and insect repellent.  Wear a bathing suit under your clothes and bring a towel if you want to sunbathe at the beach.  Wildlife sightings are not guaranteed. 



price $89
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5 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

horseback

outdoors

wildlife
Quepos: Rainforest Horseback & Cascades
This is an excursion for adrenaline lovers. You will be picked up at La Marina and go to the property where you will start your horseback riding tour. During the 30-minute drive to Londres - where the tour starts - your guide will give you an interesting briefing about the history of Quepos. Once you reach Londres you will set foot on a picturesque property that has bathrooms, stables, a corral and an open air waiting area. You will receive riding instructions, safety tips and practice time, before heading out to explore the rainforest. This Manuel Antonio tour will allow you to uncover the exotic secrets that lie within this secondary rainforest. The maximum altitude of this area is 1,900 feet. You will ride through the mountains without reaching the mountain top. Your horse ride lasts about 2.5 hours (round trip) and it will be highlighted by amazing valley views, verdant vegetation and numerous wildlife species such as birds and reptiles. At the end of the trail there is a beautiful waterfall where you will be able to rest for about 30 minutes. You can lie on the grass or take a swim or both! After the break, you will return by the same trail. 

Please note:  Children riding alone must be at least 6 years old. Maximum weight for riders is 222 pounds.  Bring suntan lotion, sunglasses, a camera, a hat/ visor, insect repellent and bathing suit. Wear long pants and comfortable hiking shoes.



price $95
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5 HRS

Strenuous

watersports

outdoors

wildlife

refreshments
Quepos: Savegre River Floating Class I & II
You will depart from Quepos on a 1-1/2 hour transfer by air-conditioned motor coach to the rural town of El Silencio passing by palm, teak, and melina plantations. After a short stop where you can often spot toucans and macaws, you will continue toward the town of Santo Domingo, where a group of qualified bilingual guides are waiting for you to start this 2-hour class I & II amazing river float. They will give you an orientation on the river and its natural environment, considered one of the most beautiful rivers of Central America.  The scenery and wildlife along the Rio Savegre will give you an opportunity to enjoy beautiful landscapes, including some native African oil palm plantations, white ibis, cormorants, egrets, lizards,and herons.

Please note:  Wear light clothing, water shoes or rubber soled shoes, sunscreen, and insect repellent.  Bring a change of clothing and a towel as you will get wet.  Protection for your camera highly recommended.  Guests may be asked to paddle.  No alcohol will be allowed on this tour.  Guest must read, fill out and sign a waiver prior to departure of this tour. Wildlife sightings are not guaranteed. 


price $115
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6 HRS

Strenuous

outdoors

wildlife

boating
Quepos: Sport Fishing - Blue Fin II
For those who love to fish, Quepos is an excellent option.  Unlike Northern Costa Rica, Quepos is protected from the winter winds and is considered one of the top fishing destinations in the world. After approximately 45 minutes of sailing to the southwest (20-25 miles off shore) your boat will arrive at the deep sea area known for catching sailfish, marlin, tuna, and mahi-mahi.  For the best and easiest fishing the bait that will be used is either moli or balihu. Blue Fin II is a 28-foot custom sportfisher, with a 315 HP inboard Cummins engine, tower with full controls, IGFA Tackle, Penn International Reels, LEE Fighting Chair, cabin with a bed, and a marine toilet, manned by a captain and first mate with many years of experience in fly fishing, and catch & release.

Please note:  The price for this tour is per boat. This tour requires lots of activity and arm strength and is only recommended for those in good physical condition. Wear fishing attire, a hat, and sunscreen.  Fishing licenses are not included and should be purchased at the pier - $15.  Charters include soft drinks, fruit, water, ice, beer, tackle, and all equipment.

price $1499
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4 HRS

Strenuous

outdoors

refreshments

beach
Quepos: Surf Lessons on Manuel Antonio Beach
Costa Rica occupies a privileged spot in the heart of the Americas. While its territory of 19,652 square miles touches both the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, the country is surprisingly accessible - one can travel from coast to coast in just 4 hours by car and a large number of visitors come to Costa Rica to enjoy surfing because it offers different type of waves for beginners or for experts and most importantly because the ocean temperature is always warm and tropical. You will be picked up at the pier for the 30-minute ride to Manuel Antonio Beach.  You will be given a safety speech and a surfboard for 2 hours of surf lessons followed by tropical fruits snacks. You’ll be amazed by the waves in one of the most beautiful and best surfing spots on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica - perfect for beginners.

Please note: Wear your swimsuit. Bring sunblock, waterproof camera, towel, and extra dry clothes. This tour is not wheelchair accessible. 


price $129
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3.5 HRS

Strenuous

outdoors

wildlife

refreshments
Quepos: Titi Canopy Tour
Imagine yourself soaring high above the jungle floor as you fly through tree tops, amid some of the most beautiful flora and fauna in the Costa Rican rainforest! This canopy tour is an exciting adventure that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. You will fly for a mile over the jungle canopy suspended on solid steel cables attached to a personal, high-tech, lightweight harness.  During your journey you'll stop and rest at 16 strategically located platforms and 12 cables where you are most likely see the surrounding wildlife. Many of these platforms are almost 100 feet high, nestled in the trunks and branches of trees that are centuries old. The staff of professionally trained guides will help you look for the abundant wildlife along the way; including Titi monkeys, two- and three-toed sloths, poison dart frogs, iguanas, and toucans. The exhilaration of a zip line is unlike anything you have ever experienced.

Please note:  This tour is not recommended for guests who are afraid of heights or pregnant women. Wildlife sightings are not guaranteed. A waiver must be signed prior to the tour.  An optional drop off in Quepos is available, where you will find several restaurants and shops.


price $105
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5 houts

Easy

dining

culture
Quepos: Traditional Culinary Experience
Experience a fun and informative tour of local cuisine, learn where the organic ingredients come from, how dishes are prepared, and how to recreate recipes at home.  Your first stop will be at the local farmers’ market in Quepos, where you will have the opportunity to browse the stands and pick some of the ingredients for your lunch with the guide’s assistance and depending on the menu designed for you. Once in the small town of Londres, at a private ranch and dining area, you will be greeted by the team. They will proceed to guide you through the garden to pick out some finishing flavors, colors and textures for your meal. Now, to the preparation guided by their expert local cooks. Participate in the kitchen and experience the process of making corn tortillas by hand, exotic “ceviches” with plantain, rice cooked the old-fashioned way, chicken in a hearty tomato sauce, “picadillos” and more. Once you sit down for your meal, not only will your appetite be satiated but also your curiosity for Costa Rican local flavors. Let your imagination soar on how to recreate at home with your own seasonal ingredients. There will be leisure time available for you to explore the ranch.

Please note: Wear light comfortable clothing.


price $165
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Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica



5 HRS

Moderate

dining

culture

sightseeing
Puerto Caldera: Espiratu Santo Coffee Tour & Oxcart Factory & Transfer to Airport
This tour represents the most remarkable and pure coffee and oxcart tradition and history in Costa Rica. The tradition of the oxcarts is linked to the coffee production and harvest in the early years of the country. Despite modern means of production and transit, oxcarts are still symbols of prosperity and wealth.  You will travel by bus to Espiritu Santo Coffee plantation. The property is surrounded by 640 acres of a prime coffee plantation, where the secrets of a real good cup of coffee are carefully held. From the plantation entrance, your tour guide will explain how organic coffee is grown, harvested, and processed to produce some of the world’s finest coffee beans.  You will learn about Costa Rican history and have the opportunity to taste a freshly roasted cup of coffee.  After this visit you will travel to the town of Sarchi, known as the Cradle of Costa Rican Artisans because of its fine workshops. Here you will have time to observe the work of the local artisans as they create their famous oxcarts. You will be able to shop for souvenirs to take home, as well as enjoy a delicious typical Costa Rican lunch. Then you will be transferred to the airport.

Please note:  Travel will be along winding roads. Earliest flight departure should be 5 p.m. to allow for the 3-hour check-in required for international flights.


price $145
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5 HRS

Moderate

dining

culture

sightseeing
Puerto Caldera: Espiratu Santo Coffee Tour & Oxcart Factory & Transfer to Hotel
This tour represents the most remarkable and pure coffee and oxcart tradition and history in Costa Rica. The tradition of the oxcarts is linked to the coffee production and harvest in the early years of the country. Despite modern means of production and transit, oxcarts are still symbols of prosperity and wealth.  You will travel by bus to Espiritu Santo Coffee plantation. The property is surrounded by 640 acres of a prime coffee plantation, where the secrets of a real good cup of coffee are carefully held. From the plantation entrance, your tour guide will explain how organic coffee is grown, harvested, and processed to produce some of the world’s finest coffee beans.  You will learn about Costa Rican history and have the opportunity to taste a freshly roasted cup of coffee.  After this visit you will travel to the town of Sarchi, known as the Cradle of Costa Rican Artisans because of its fine workshops. Here you will have time to observe the work of the local artisans as they create their famous oxcarts. You will be able to shop for souvenirs to take home, as well as enjoy a delicious typical Costa Rican lunch. Then you will be transferred to your hotel.

Please note:  Travel will be along winding roads.


price $145
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