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- Round trip transportation from your Puerto Caldera cruise ship terminal!
- Air conditioned, fully licensed and insured transportation!
- English speaking certified horseback riding guides!
- All necessary horseback riding equipment included!
- Entrance fee to TuruBari Eco Park included!
- Complimentary bottled water!
- 90 minute guided horseback ride at TuruBari Eco Park!
- State of the art Aerial Tram ride through the rain forest!
Your air conditioned transportation and shore excursion guide will meet you just outside the Puerto Caldera cruise ship terminal to take you on a scenic drive to the TuruBari Eco Park for your horseback riding excursion adventure. The drive will take about an hour and will pass by the real Costa Rica countryside with small quaint villages and lush hillsides. Your guide will point out many sights of interest including mango, sugar and citrus plantations, diverse fruit stands and rural farming communities.
Arriving at the private reserve, you will have some free time to use restrooms and explore the surroundings before receiving your orientation, riding instructions and getting setup with your horse. This horseback ride is perhaps one of the best ways to discover the wonders of the Costa Rican rain forest; the horses are well kept and gentle and the views are outstanding. This horseback riding cruise excursion in Puntarenas is for beginners as well as those with riding experience. Guests will be matched up to a horse that suits them best, according to experience, height, weight, etc.
You will discover nature at its best on the private, exclusive 900-acre property complete with pristine rain forest and crystalline rivers. Once you are saddled up, you will ride along some Costa Rican farms before entering the more dense rain forest. Along the way, your bilingual horseback riding shore excursion guide will explain and point out the wonders of nature. After a relaxing stop at the lookout spot, you will then return to base. Along the way you may be able to spot some great wildlife such as: toucans, scarlet macaws and white faced monkeys. The horseback ride part of this horseback riding and aerial tram cruise excursion from Puerto Caldera takes about 1.5 hours.
After the horseback riding adventure, you will enjoy the ride on the Aerial Tram. This tram was designed, built and guaranteed by the French Company POMA GALSKI, a world leader in this type of attraction. The tram is about 2,000 feet long, reaching a maximum height of 262 feet. Eight gondolas with a capacity of six people and 1'050 lbs each make the entire trip in 20 minutes. During the journey, you will be able to see from high above the rain forest and the Tarcoles River.
Your next stop will be the visitors center of the reserve, there is a restaurant available for all those interested in tasting the typical flavors of the Costa Rica cuisine and local beer for a small extra charge.
Before returning to your ship's pier in Puntarenas, you will have a city tour as your guide narrates the sights you pass.Maximum guest weight is 230# (104Kg). Guests will be weighed on site. Those who are overweight will not be allowed to participate on the horseback ride and will loose all money paid. All others in the group must give 72 hours prior notice to cancel and must pay the balance.