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Selva Verde Activities - On Site

AT SELVA VERDE LODGE and Rainforest reserve


Our lodge is a wonderful place for discovering and learning about the abundant wildlife and biodiversity of the lush tropical rainforest. Choose from a variety of activities on our premises. 




Guided Nature Walk in the Selva Verde Rainforest Reserve

Experience first hand the wonder of exploring a tropical rainforest. Enjoy a personalized and leisurely ramble through Selva Verde's 500 acre private reserve with our knowledgeable naturalist guides. Learn more than just the names of rainforest plants and animals - discover their secret lives and fascinating natural histories. Be on the look out for monkeys, mot-mots, toucans, and poison dart frogs, and remember to bring your camera!


Time: 9:00 AM or 2:00 PM
Duration: 2 hours
Cost: Adults $35, Children 6-11 $17.5, under 5 free



Night Hike at SElva Verde Reserve

Join Selva Verde’s naturalist guides for an exciting exploration of the rainforest at night! Bring your flashlight and search the grounds and surrounding trails for nocturnal wildlife – including tree frogs, leaf mimicking insects, and nocturnal mammals including kinkajous and bats!


Time: 7:00 PM
Duration: 2 hour
Cost: Adults $35, Children 6-11 $17.5, under 5 free




Grab your binoculars and join our naturalist guide for an early morning bird walk on the grounds of Selva Verde. Morning is a very active time for the birds, so you can count on sighting several of the stunning tropical species that inhabit Selva Verde. Every morning is different, but they are all exciting! Your guide has a keen eye and a high-powered scope, so you can get close up views of birds you might not otherwise notice. Binoculars can be rented at reception.


Time: Daily at 6 am
Duration: 2 hours
Cost: Adults $45, Children 6-11 $22.5, under 5 free




Dancing is the soul of Latin America! If you have ever wanted to learn Latin dancing then this is the class for you! Merenge, Salsa, and Cumbia dancing styles are all lead by local dance instructors, step by step. You will practice with a partner and everyone can take turns showing off their new dance moves. This activity is great fun, perfect for families and friends, and for groups to kick off or end a tour.


Time: 7:00 or 7:30 pm
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Request price and availability at the frontdesk




Are you fascinated with the frogs and other amphibians and reptiles of Costa Rica? Could you spend two whole hours just exploring the amazing frogs or snakes hidden in the litter, hanging under the leaves and croaking near a puddle? Selva Verde has more than 49  species of frogs (amphibians) and  species of reptiles that hopefully you can see, some species, during the tour, our naturalist guide will share his knowledge about the amazing diversity and characteristics of frog life and other amphibians and reptiles. Some highlights include the strawberry poison dart frog, the green and black poison dart frog, and the red-eyed tree frog, snakes: fer-de-lance,  terciopelo (Bothrops asper),  Boa Constrictor ect.

 According availability of guide
Duration: 4 hours 
Cost: Adults $85, Children 6-11 $43, under 5 free




It is always best to make advance reservations for all of our activities! Most activities may be booked at Selva Verde reception with 24 hours notice. Please make advanced reservations during the high season by CONTACTING US before your visit.

Green Season (May 1 - 31st, Aug 1 - Dec 14th)
High Season (Dec 15 - Apr 30, Jun 1 - Jul 31)

Groups: Traveling with 5 or more people? Please make advance reservations by CONTACTING US.

Special Note: Tips & discretionary gratuities for guides are not included in activity costs.

For Boxed Lunches: Please make arrangements with reception at least 24 hours in advance.