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Guide to Canopy in Guanacaste: Thrills From Above

Welcome to Vandará!

One of the most popular attractions in Guanacaste is the Canopy tour.  Canopy tour literally means zip-lining above the canopy of Guanacaste’s tropical rainforest. It also designates that the zip line cables are attached from tree to tree.

Get ready to fly through the treetops and experience the adrenaline rush of a lifetime!

This detailed guide will outline everything you need to know about experiencing the super popular canopy at Vandará.

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Why Choose the Canopy Tours at Vandará?  The canopy tour at Vandara offers both adventure and beauty. Here are the things that separate the canopy at Vandara from other canopies in the area:

Safety First: At Vandara, safety is top priority. Their expert guides are extensively trained in canopy navigation and safety protocols, ensuring that you can enjoy your ziplining with peace of mind.

Spectacular Scenery: Prepare to be mesmerized by the stunning vistas of Guanacaste‘s tropical rainforest.  You’ll see towering trees, cascading waterfalls, panoramic views of the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano, and various birds.  All of this awaits you to be discovered from above!

Knowledgeable & Trained Staff: The zipline guides go through an extensive training to insure that not only are you having a fantastic time, but that you are comfortable with your canopy experience.  Let the staff worry about the equipment, you just enjoy the ride!


Safety Tips for Canopy Adventures:

Listen to your guides: Vandara’s experienced guides are there to ensure your safety and enjoyment. Pay attention to their instructions and follow all safety guidelines.

Wear appropriate attire: Dress comfortably and wear closed-toe shoes with good traction for walking on uneven terrain.

Secure loose belongings: Before riding the canopy adventure, make sure to secure any loose items such as cameras, phones, and hats to prevent them from falling during your tour.

Stay hydrated: Costa Rica’s tropical climate can be hot and humid, so be sure to drink plenty of water throughout your adventure to stay hydrated.


When visiting Costa Rica, the Canopy zipline is a must-do adventure! 

Enjoy the authentic Costa Rica experiences in the heart of Guanacaste’s forest. 

Whether you’re a thrill-seeker looking for high-speed zip-lining adventures or a nature enthusiast keen on birdwatching and wildlife spotting, we offer a variety of canopy experiences to suit every preference and skill level.


All of Vandara’s adventures include thermal hot springs, waterslide, cultural tour, horseback riding,  but focus on canopy. Contact us for more info and pricing! 

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Vandara’s Customers Say it Best: 

Brady M

Activities were amazing

The experience was great and the staff was very nice and welcoming. All of the excursions were fun. We would highly recommend this place to friends and family and we plan on coming back again.


Jose G


This was one of my favorite excursions in Costa Rica. Highly recommend this excursion for the price.



Amazing! Must do!

My family and I (4 adults and 2 kids, ages 8 & 12) absolutely loved this excursion. We did quite a few but this was our favorite. Amazing staff and food!! We highly recommend this to everyone!


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