Adventure Travel in Costa Rica

78 Adventure Travel Abroad Programs in Costa Rica

GVI Volunteer in Costa Rica

Global Vision International offers ecotravel adventure that supplements their volunteering programs in Costa Rica. Participants get the chance to enjoy the many activities and attractions in the country – its lush rainforest, stunning beaches, white water rafting, and canopy tours.

Adventure Never Grows Old with Broadreach

Have an adventure travel experience like no other with Broadreach in Costa Rica. For 2-4 weeks, participants aged 15-19 join in a multitude of activities, such as rainforest tours, snorkeling, and hiking. Program accepts participants with various cultural backgrounds.

Eco Adventures with Osa EcoExperience

Surround yourself with mother nature through Osa EcoExperience. Throughout the year, worldwide participants can practice permaculture and at the same time enjoy their time in the jungle environment of Uvita, Costa Rica. Activities includes nature tours, volunteering, and organic farming.

Rustic Pathways

Embark on a meaningful adventure in Costa Rica, participate in one of Rustic Pathways programs. Participants, from all over the world, can engage in a two to four week international adventure program in San Jose, La Fortuna, and multiple other Costa Rican cities. The program includes Eco Tours, Volunteerism, and Adventure activities.

Projects Abroad

Travel to Costa Rica with Projects Abroad for a meaningful and exciting adventure experience. International participants can spend their two weeks engaging in community projects and Spanish language immersion. Find adventure with trips to stunning beaches, refreshing waterfalls, and historical, cultural sites.

Leadership and Adventure Programs in Costa Rica and Panama

Outward Bound Costa Rica offers exciting opportunities in Costa Rica and Panama for students looking for adventure, cultural immersion and/or service learning. Come for an exciting semester abroad in the fall or spring, or join us in the summer and combine our 14 and 7-day courses to create your own adventure. Our students learn the importance of leadership and teamwork as they trek the rainfor...

Ecology and Sustainability Adventure in Costa Rica

Hike, paddle, and zip-line through Costa Rica’s diverse regions and ecosystems on a high school summer abroad program with The Experiment in International Living. Work alongside local residents on a community service project. Practice your Spanish language skills and participate in outdoor activities including hiking, horseback riding, and tubing.

Volunteers For Peace, Inc. - International Voluntary Service

Take the first step of helping the world community by joining the Volunteers for Peace intercultural service learning program. Stay in Costa Rica with a host family for a month and participate in a rewarding volunteer projects. The program is offered to American families, couples, and individuals that are interested in the Costa Rican society, culture, and lifestyle.


Get your PADI scuba certification in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica. The town of Manuel Antonio is located on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica and is home to the best beaches in the country! The pristine, white sand beaches of the Manuel Antonio National Park lead to a bustling tropical marine oasis just below the ocean surface. Down below, you will view volcanic rock formations, sea turtles, octopu...

Instituto Estelar Bilingüe

Spend two weeks in a tropical paradise with Instituto Estelar Bilingüe. Teens from all over the world gain the chance to live with a local family in Liberia, Costa Rica. This summer program offers activities such as Language Immersion, Volunteering, and Eco Tours.

Adventures in Costa Rica... the 360 way!

Families and individuals are equally welcome to volunteer abroad with 360 Student Travel in Costa Rica. The program includes a collection of activities, including fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving, cultural explorations, and more. 360 Student Travel's mission is to provide participants with an enriching international experience.

Low Cost Academic Studies in Costa Rica

Low cost, non-profit academic studies in San Jose - Univ Veritas. Open to all students and adults worldwide. Intensive Spanish and Costa Rican Studies. Earn academic credit. Housing options available at low cost. Quarter, Summer, Monthly, and Academic Year terms. See CSA website for details and to register. Budget study abroad - Join us !

Global Works - Travel with Purpose

Experience Costa Rica's hiking peaks, lush cloud forests, and pristine beaches with Global Works. Live with a local host family for two to four weeks in one of the16 different Costa Rican cities and partake in various activities provided by the program. The program is open to participants worldwide, ages 14-18.