Osa Adventure Center

The 'Osa Adventure Center' is a local tour operator located within 'Chosa Manglar Nature Retreat' on Airport Road, 150 meters west of the Puerto Jimenez airport. We offer OSA adventures, activities, and tours that can be reserved ahead of your arrival if you so wish.

The Osa Adventure Center promotes the best of the Osa such as Cabo Matapalo, Corcovado National Park, Drake Bay, Rio Tigre, Rio Nuevo, and of course the pristine Golfo Dulce. We hope you find the service both informative and useful.

NOTE: Many Adventures, Tours, and Activities DO NOT include terrestrial transportation costs because there are many different ways to get where you want to go, so please coordinate your transportation upon arrival.

If you're an owner of a property or tour and activity provider and wish to be physically represented at a high traffic airport location, then send us an email or drop by and introduce yourself. We're delighted to work with local property owners and operators. 

La Leona, Corcovado Day Hike $79 pp

Full-Day Activity. Bilingual (Spanish English) Guided Walk to La Leona Corcovado National Park. This activity requires a minimum of 2 hikers to proceed which we normally get easily, but if not we will be happy to refund your deposit or you may pay the single price of $135 to guarantee the Hike. Remember to reserve private transport from Chosa Manglar Nature Retreat to Carate and back. The hike departs @ 5:45 am and normally returns between 4 and 5 pm.

La Sirena, Corcovado by Boat $139 pp

Visit Sirena Ranger Station in the center of Corcovado by boat from Puerto Jimenez. ONLY Tuesdays and Saturdays at the present time so check with us first and see if your dates are available before reserving. The boat departs PJ pier at 6 am. Be there 15 minutes early at 5:45 am. Arrives @ Sirena approximately 8 am. Spend 4 hours exploring the trails around the ranger station and then return @ 12 pm arriving back in PJ around 2 pm. The activity price is all-inclusive and includes transportation by boat to the park and back to PJ, park entry fee, and an English Spanish speaking guide.

Cabo Matapalo Day Hike, $49 pp

Full-Day Activity. Bilingual (Spanish English) Guided walk through Matapalo. This activity requires a minimum of 2 hikers to proceed which we normally get easily, but if not we will be happy to refund your deposit or you may pay the single price of $98 to guarantee the Hike. Remember to reserve private transport from Chosa Manglar Nature Retreat to Matapalo and back. The hike departs @ 7:00 am and normally returns between 1 and 2 pm.

Golfo Dulce 1/2 Day Inshore Fishing. Ask for a quote as prices fluctuate

Up to 3 persons included, depart between 7 and 8 am. Cruise the gulf fishing inshore species. Local captain and mate on a 25-foot seaworthy craft. Gear and light refreshments provided. Return by 1 pm.

Offshore full day Fishing. Ask for a quote as prices fluctuate

Go deep for the big fish! Up to 3 persons included, depart between 7 and 8 am. Cruise to Matapalo and then head offshore to fish the big sport fish. Local captain and mate on a 25-foot seaworthy craft. Gear and light refreshments provided. Return by 4 pm. 

Golfo Dulce Dolphin or Whale Excursion. $79 pp

Search for dolphins or whales depending on the season and then go swimming and snorkeling, light refreshments and snorkeling equipment provided. Bring a hat, sunscreen, and insect repellent.

Mangrove, Sunset or Bioluminescence Kayak, $49 pp

Paddle upriver into the heart of the mangrove or catch the sunset or depart just a bit later and thrill to the bioluminescence under the right conditions. All guided tours are approximately 3 hours. Upriver into the Mangrove departs at a different time every day depending on the tides. Sunset departs at 3 pm and returns at 6 pm whereas the bioluminescence shoves off at 4 pm returning at 7 pm. All tours are daily as long as there are 2 or more kayakers participating. Let us know which one you prefer when reserving. 

Cacao Plantation and Chocolate Tour $49 pp

Chocolate's Origins, learn about the wonderful world of Cacao during a 3-hour tour. Different times available so ask when reserving what's available for your preferred day.

Cano Island Snorkeling, $99 pp

Visit Cano Island Park, Snorkel & Picnic on Tropical Beach. This tour departs from Drake Bay at 7:30 am so an early morning departure is necessary from Puerto Jimenez. Make sure to arrange your transport ahead of time as it is impossible to arrange the day of departure.

Cano Island Diving, $159 pp

Dive Cano Island from Drake Bay. Visit Cano Island Park, Dive twice & Picnic on Tropical Beach. This tour departs from Drake Bay at 7:30 am so an early morning departure is necessary from Puerto Jimenez. Make sure to arrange your transport ahead of time as it is impossible to arrange the day of departure.

1/2 Day Bicycle Rental, $10 pp

4 hour Bicycle Rental starts at pickup time and ends 4 hours later. Anything over 4 hours gets charged the full day rate of $15.

Full-Day Bicycle Rental, $15 pp

Full day bicycle rental starting at 8 am with a return time prior to 6 pm. 

Horseback Excursion, $49 pp

Cross a river, explore a coast, trot a beach & walk some beautiful country roads. All of this is packed into a 2 1/2 to 3 hour mounted adventure. Choose either a morning or afternoon departure depending on your personal preferences. 

Return Transport to Carate for Corcovado Departure, $49 pp

7 person, private, 4x4 vehicle departs daily from Chosa Manglar Nature Retreat. Enjoy a Free Coffee in our main Salon while viewing monkeys and birds before departing @ 5:45 am first to a local bakery for provisions before starting the drive to the end of the road in Carate and your excursion to Corcovado. 

Massage Onsite, $99

A 1-hour pre-scheduled onsite massage. 

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