Costa Rica’s Hidden Gems

Friendly Local Guides


Experience Natural Beauty and Adventure on a Private Day Tour of Costa Rica

Let us take just you and your group out on a private tour to some of the area’s most hidden gems. Whether it is secluded beaches, hidden waterfalls, or swimming holes in the middle of the jungle, let Paddle 9 be your host and show you what Costa Rica is really like.

Why Book With Paddle 9?

Make the most of your Manuel Antonio vacation by taking our customizable private tour option, which allows you to mix and match the activities and locations you’re most excited about

Pick a time and duration that works best for you and your group

Laugh and learn with our guides! Not only are all Paddle 9 guides certified, bilingual and highly knowledgeable about the area, they are a ton of fun and will keep you smiling the whole day

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Trip Details

Pricing & Logistics


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Departure time/Meeting Point/ Duration/Group size



Available daily, all year round

What to bring

  • Flip flops
  • Shoes or rugged sandals
  • Camera
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray
  • Extra set of dry clothes

About your guide

All Paddle 9 guides are certified and bilingual

Trip Overview

On our private tours, we will be off the beaten path for the whole day. This tour embodies what Costa Rica is all about. We will share with you our knowledge of the area along with our passion for adventuring.

Our private tours are fully customizable! Spend the day jumping off of waterfalls, kayaking, paddle boarding, seeing unique wildlife or a combination of these activities.

Contact us and we can customize a day that will surpass all of your expectations.

Good to Know

Please advise us of any health conditions, recent injuries (especially back, neck or shoulder surgeries) or medical procedures that could affect your tour experience. Let us know about pregnancy, back pains, and any walking as well as dietary restrictions or preferences.

We have two rules at Paddle 9: 1) Be safe! and 2) Have serious fun! Paddle 9 prides itself in running safe tours and transport with the best logistics and safety procedures in the industry. Our guides and staff are well-trained in emergency situations and take your safety very seriously. Should an accident occur, we are covered by a comprehensive umbrella liability insurance policy.

Have more questions? You can check out our FAQ page.

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