Tropical fruits Costa Rica
Piedras Blancas Exploration
Discover the primary forest of Piedras Blancas National Park. This adventure will take you across the unique ecosystem of Golfo Dulce to spend a night in a remote paradisiac family project, Dolphin Quest.
The price for groups from 3 to 6 people is $211 (per person).
- Activity Level Moderated
- Group Size Small Group
On this tour you'll visit the unexplored Piedras Blancas National Park. Relax in this quiet environment surrounded by the forest and a unique tropical fjord, the Golfo Dulce.
First day: Take a private boat from the public dock of Puerto Jimenez for a 30-minute boat ride to arrive to Dolphin Quest, a true paradise located right next to the Piedra’s Blanca’s National Park. On the evening of the first day you have the opportunity to do a night tour or a local superfood harvesting and processing workshop (not included in the price).
Second day: You’ll do a guided tour into Piedra’s Blancas, La Gamba sector. This is a medium difficulty trek in which you walk approximately 14 km. In this trail it’s possible to admire the primary forest, some species of monkeys, poison-dart frogs and several species of birds.
*You can choose to reverse the order of the activities of the two days if you prefer.
Things to bring: Minimum 2 liters of water per person (for the hike), sunscreen, insect repellent, hiking shoes (protected, comfortable and preferably waterproof), sandals, light and quick dry clothes, hat or cap, handkerchief, swimsuit, snacks, a flashlight, camera, binoculars (optional) and sunglasses (optional).
- Boat transfer from Puerto Jiménez (one way)
- Local naturalist guide
- Park's entrance fees
- Accommodation and 3 meals at Dolphin Quest (dinner the first day, breakfast and lunch on the second).
- Boat transfer back to Puerto Jiménez (+$60)
- Night tour (+$15)
- Local superfruit workshop (+$15)
- Tour to the waterfall (+$20)
- Massage (+$60, 1.5 hours)
- Yoga (+$10)
- Box lunch day 2 ($15)
* These prices are per person
- Day 1 Dolphin Quest
10:00 a.m. Boat transfer from Puerto Jimenez to Dolphin Quest.
10:30 a.m. Arrive to Dolphin Quest.
11:00 a.m. Brief tour around the property.
12:00 p.m. Lunch (included).
2:00 p.m. Different optional activities: tour to the waterfall through the park with a guide, local superfruit workshop, massage (not included).
5:00 p.m. Sunset at the beach.
6:00 p.m. Dinner (included).
7:30 p.m. Other optional activities: massage, yoga, night tour (not included).
9:00 p.m. Bedtime.
- Day 2 Piedra Blancas National Park
6:00 a.m. Breakfast (included).
6:45 a.m. Meet your guide at the beach in front of Dolphin Quest.
7:00 a.m. Depart from the beach to the Piedras Blancas National Park trail.
11:30 a.m. Picnic lunch (not included) optional dip in a waterfall.
12:15 p.m. Continue the hike.
2:00 p.m. Arrive to Golfito. End of the tour.
2:10 p.m. Pick up your luggage and personal items.Extra transport options:
3:00 p.m. Public or private boat from Golfito to Puerto Jiménez (not included).
Only accessible by boat, Dolphin Quest is surrounded by the pristine waters of the Golfo Dulce and the lush rainforest of the Piedras Blancas National Park. You will sleep in a rustic wooden cabin that counts with double and single beds as well as private bathroom. The cabin has a terrace with dozens of scarlet macaws flying overhead daily and all sorts of animal interactions, a true heaven for nature lovers.