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Horseback Riding, Tree Climbing, Waterfall Rappelling,
Rainforest Treks, Bird Watching & More

Breathtaking Scenery, Rare and Unusual Species!

Located on the world famous Osa Peninsula and surrounded by the Pacific Ocean, Rancho Tropical is an experience for all the senses. Explore the intense, natural beauty of southern Costa Rica!

World renowned for its natural beauty and tranquility, this area is spectacular  with long, ocean waves, mangroves, colourful wildlife, winding rivers and protected rain forests.

Rancho Tropical offers a variety of excursions exploring the pristine vegetation and wildlife of southern Costa Rica.

Nature lovers and sport enthusiasts of all ages will enjoy the adrenaline rush our tours provide!

Rancho Tropical is located near the oceanfront town of Carbonera on the southern tip of the Osa Peninsula.

We are also located next to Corcovado National Park, a protected reserve since 1975, where you can observe pumas, jaguars, white face capuchin monkeys and scarlet macaws all in their natural habitat.

The Osa Peni­nsula has become the number one eco-tourism destination in Costa Rica which hosts more than half of all species in the country, most of which are endangered.

National Geographic Magazine declared the Osa Peninsula as “one of the most biologically diverse places on earth”.

Rancho Tropical provides a a unique variety of activities including a horseback riding tour, tree climbing, wet and refreshing waterfall rappelling, a wild rain forest trek, a scary, but fun, night walk through the jungle, a cultural farming tour (a favourite for kids) and a bird watching expedition.

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  •   This was an adventure of a lifetime. Fun, exciting, beautiful, thrilling, calming; an experience you should not miss.

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      We had an amazing day riding horses on the beach, climbing the strangler fig, and rappelling down the waterfall. Our guide was spectacular and spoke very good english. My parents and nephews stayed behind and did the farm tour, which they said was a very...More

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      Went horseback riding on the beach and through the mountains which was awesome enough but then we took a short hike to a waterfall in the mountains and repelled down it into a small gorge. Very beautiful and refreshingly cool water after the hike. Definitely...More

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  •   Pleasant introduction to horse riding, the ride was about 2 hrs and took in the beach and forest around the area. The horses are very well cared for and gentle. Our host was very friendly and communicated all instructions clearly. We all enjoyed the ride...More

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      We had a great adventure horse back riding, climbing the giant tree and rappelling down a waterfall. Would definitely recommend.

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      We went on the trail ride with two kids aged 10 and 4. Our 4 year old daughter was able to ride along with my husband. We loved the experience. The varied terrain and wildlife was great. We saw many monkeys, and beautiful birds. The...More

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  •   Carlos was a wonderful guide! Enjoyed horseback riding on the beach, through the jungle and pastures. Nice family business, would highly recommend!

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      We stayed at El Remanso Lodge and Horse Riding was one of the activities on offer. My wife wanted to go and as she had done zip lining and rapelling with me I gave it a go. It was a really enjoyable couple of hours....More

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      My wife and I had a very memorable experience with Rancho Tropical. Carlos our guide gave us a wonderful horse back ride through the Rain Forest and around the property and onto the beach on the Pacific Ocean. He was very patient with us and...More

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  • review rating 5  Had a great time. Such a gorgeous location and so many birds!

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    review rating 5  Amazing.... the nature, the ocean and the great times... will remember forever!

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    review rating 5  Horseback riding and night time jungle tours were both easy and memorable experiences. Was one of the highlights of our Costa Rica trip. No complaints.

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  • review rating 5  Es un lugar muy lindo, con lindas vistas al mar y con mucha flora y fauna

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    review rating 5  This was the highlight of our trip. Certainly not the horse back riding from home. We galloped on the beach, trotted in pastures, climbed mountains and visited an unbelievable waterfall. Carlos and his son are fantastic guides! Thanks for the amazing tour!! Make sure you you do this activity!! It is not to be missed

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    review rating 5  We had an great day out on the adventure combo tour. Our guide Minor was amazing! The horses were friendly and capable. We all had a blast climbing the tree and repelling the falls. It was the highlight of our week in Costa Rica!

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15 Km South of Puerto Jimenez
Carbonara, Osa Peninsula,
Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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