Adventure Travel in Costa Rica

90 Adventure Travel Abroad Programs in Costa Rica

Costa Rica Medical Volunteer

Volunteer at an English-speaking coastal clinic in Costa Rica with Gapforce. Gapforce staff will meet volunteers at San Jose International Airport and transfer them to a base, where they will undergo a welcome and safety briefing. Volunteers will then be allocated to the clinic by the base, working with dedicated medical staff for either a morning or afternoon shift. No medical experience is ne...

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.

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.

Travel For Teens

Discover Costa Rica in an adventure travel program with Travel for Teens. American teens can go on a adventure-packed 16-day program that includes meals, activities, and accommodations. The application process typically take one month.

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.

Adventure & Culture Programs — Costa Rica | Guatemala | Peru

Maximo Nivel provides great adventure, culture, and work-study programs in Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Peru. Join us for Surf School, Scuba Certification, Yoga Instructor Certification, or as part of your gap year. Trek the Inca Trail, raft down the Pacuare River, and roast marshmallows over a live volcano. Travel with No Limits!

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.

Volunteer with Turtles in Costa Rica

Contribute to the Sea Turtle Conservation Project in Costa Rica, which helps preserve the countrys incredible biodiversity through the protection of endangered sea turtles nests and the release of turtle hatchlings into the wild. The program was established in 1989 and has more than 20 years of experience in the conservation and protection of endangered sea turtle populations on Costa Ricas...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

Preserve Costa Rica’s Biodiversity with Renowned Scientists

Support researchers in Costa Rica saving endangered leatherback sea turtles, building bio corridors, and studying pollinators. Earthwatch Institute is an environmental nonprofit focused on connecting regular people with the world’s top scientists to conduct vital field research. Earthwatch volunteers donate 1-2 weeks of their time and critical funds to study wildlife, climate change, archaeolog...