The Best Family-Friendly Tours to Costa Rica

Unforgettable Family Adventures: Discover the Perfect Tours for Kids and Parents

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Are you in search of the perfect family vacation that combines adventure, relaxation, and quality time with your loved ones? But is planning a trip too much of a hassle? Well, we have analyzed all of the best organized all-inclusive family-friendly tours for Costa Rica based on key criteria such as guest ratings, prices, tour length, and of course, kid-friendly activities for children under 18. The mission of the selected tours below is to ensure that your family's vacation is not only enjoyable but also stress-free, allowing you to focus on what truly matters: creating unforgettable memories together. Simply sit back, relax, and cherish the moments spent together as you explore the beauty that Costa Rica has to offer. So why wait? Book one of these amazing tour packages today and get ready to create lifelong memories as you explore the wonders of Costa Rica together with your loved ones.


The Top 3:

  • 8 Days, $597.76

  • 7 Days, $555.51

  • 8 Days, $804.55

What types of child-friendly tours are available in Costa Rica?

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Here are the important factors:

  • 71 trip options analyzed
  • $178 average price per day (USD)
  • 3 to 15 days in length
  • 4.5 of 5 average rating
  • 29 people or less on average

You'll be surprised at the array of family-friendly tours in Costa Rica, as there is something for everyone. It's no wonder that visitors can't get enough of these tours, boasting an impressive average guest rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Picture yourself joining a group of like-minded adventurers, with an average maximum size of 29 people, ensuring a fantastic blend of social and personalized experiences. The average tour length spans 9 days, with tours ranging from 3 to 15 days long. For physical activity, you'll find tours classified as easy, moderate, and serious, with most of them being easy. And for transportation, you can choose between self drive and coach / bus, with most of them being self drive. With our thorough analysis of 71 family-friendly tours, we've found the best. So rest assured that Costa Rica has something to captivate every kind of traveler.

(All tour prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by TourRadar. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

So, let's get to it and see...

The 10 Best Family-Friendly Tours in Costa Rica
  • On Sale: 15% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for family-friendly tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Destination Services Costa Rica



8 Days Start/End in San Jose 3 Destinations 30 People at Most Ages 10 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Here's your chance to take off on an exceptional journey that has garnered a 5 out of 5 rating. With a duration of 8 days, this jouney will have 30 participants, and it warmly welcomes guests age 10 and older. You're in for an epic adventure with a strong emphasis on wildlife and family-friendly activities. Expertly organized by Destination Services Costa Rica, this amazing trip is an incredible value at just $64 per day. It's also on sale right now!

  • Wildlife
  • Family
  • Self Drive
$598 $508
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 15% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for family-friendly tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Destination Services Costa Rica



7 Days Start/End in San Jose 3 Destinations 30 People at Most Ages 10 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This memorable journey is offered by Destination Services Costa Rica which has received plenty of positive reviews. The trip itself has a guest rating of 5 out of 5 stars, and is priced affordably at $67 per day. Your adventure starts and ends in San Jose. You'll love the emphasis on wildlife and family-friendly activities, too. The maximum group size is 30 people, welcoming guests age 10 and older. Take advantage of the current sale and secure your spot today!

  • Wildlife
  • Family
  • Self Drive
$556 $472
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 15% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for family-friendly tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Destination Services Costa Rica



8 Days Start/End in San Jose 4 Destinations 30 People at Most Ages 10 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Set off on an extraordinary journey that has been awarded a 5 out of 5 stars by previous guests. With an emphasis on wildlife and family-friendly activities, you know you'll have an amazing adventure. With a duration of 8 days, this journey offers an intimate group setting, accommodating 30 individuals, while extending a warm welcome to guests age 10 and older. This trip takes you on an adventure to 4 destinations, including Arenal Volcano National Park and Monteverde. San Jose will be the beginning and end of your trip. Brought to you by Destination Services Costa Rica, this exceptional deal is an incredible steal at a mere $85 per day. Act fast to take advantage of the current sale.

  • Wildlife
  • Family
  • Self Drive
$805 $684
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 15% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for family-friendly tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Destination Services Costa Rica



15 Days Start/End in Liberia 9 Destinations 20 People at Most Ages 10 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

With this option you can experience an unparalleled journey for 15 unforgettable days. It ensures an intimate group setting with 20 participants at most. With 9 destinations to explore, you'll get the chance to see Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, Arenal Volcano National Park, Playa Tamarindo, and Samara, and more. Begin and conclude your remarkable journey in the gorgeous destination of Liberia. Destination Services Costa Rica, the organizer of this journey, extends a warm invitation to guests guests age 10 and older. And since the priority is on wildlife, local culture, beaches, and family-friendly activities, this tour is a great choice. This extraordinary opportunity offers exceptional value at only $114 per day. Don't miss out on this limited-time sale.

  • Wildlife
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Beach
  • Family
  • Self Drive
$2,015 $1,712
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 15% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for family-friendly tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Destination Services Costa Rica



8 Days Start/End in San Jose 4 Destinations 30 People at Most Ages 10 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

This fantastic voyage has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars. Along the way, this journey encompasses 4 destinations, including Arenal Volcano National Park and Monteverde. You'll start and end your journey in beautiful San Jose. Rest assured, this trip is all about wildlife and family-friendly activities, guaranteeing an unforgettable adventure. Lasting 8 days, the maximum group size is 30 people, and it's good for guests age 10 and older. Organized by Destination Services Costa Rica, this is a great deal because it's only $93 per day. It's also on sale right now!

  • Wildlife
  • Family
$879 $748
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 15% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for family-friendly tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Destination Services Costa Rica



13 Days Start/End in San Jose 5 Destinations 30 People at Most Ages 10 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

With a stellar 4.7 out of 5 rating, this extraordinary trip is the perfect choice. This extraordinary adventure also revolves around wildlife, beaches, and family-friendly activities. This itinerary covers 5 captivating destinations, with stops in Tortuguero National Park, Arenal Volcano National Park, and Monteverde, among others. San Jose kicks off your expedition, serving as both the starting and finishing point. Spanning across 13 days, the trip accommodates 30 individuals, and is suitable for guests age 10 and older. Offered by Destination Services Costa Rica, this remarkable trip is priced at just $119 per day. Take advantage of the current sale and secure your spot today! Don't miss out on this incredible experience.

  • Coach / Bus
  • Wildlife
  • Surfing
  • Beach
  • Family
$1,819 $1,546
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 15% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for family-friendly tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Destination Services Costa Rica



10 Days Start/End in San Jose 5 Destinations 30 People at Most Ages 10 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars

This exceptional trip offering by Destination Services Costa Rica has received a 4.9 out of 5 rating. On this 10-day trip you can unwind while also making new memories. Immerse yourself in a travel experience that includes 5 destinations, featuring Tortuguero National Park, Arenal Volcano National Park, and Monteverde. You'll start and end this amazing trip in San Jose. With a group size of 30 people, it's suitable for guests age 10 and older. This terrific trip also highights wildlife and family-friendly activities. This remarkable trip is priced at an unbeatable $116 per day. Act fast to take advantage of the current sale.

  • Wildlife
  • Family
  • Self Drive
$1,370 $1,164
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 15% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for family-friendly tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Destination Services Costa Rica



10 Days Start/End in San Jose 5 Destinations 30 People at Most Ages 10 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars

Check out this trip that has received rave reviews, earning a stellar 4.9 out of 5 rating. Uncover the beauty of 5 destinations on this itinerary, with highlights such as Tortuguero National Park, Arenal Volcano National Park, and Monteverde. San Jose will be both the start and end of your journey. You're in for an epic adventure with a strong emphasis on wildlife and family-friendly activities. Spanning across 10 unforgettable days, this voyage offers an intimate group experience with 30 participants, and it's great for guests age 10 and older. Brought to you by the renowned Destination Services Costa Rica, this exceptional opportunity is priced at an incredible $125 per day - an unbeatable value. Don't miss out on this limited-time sale.

  • Wildlife
  • Family
$1,466 $1,246
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 15% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for family-friendly tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Destination Services Costa Rica



3 Days Start/End in San Jose 2 Destinations 30 People at Most Ages 10 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

This 3-day journey is ideal for guests age 10 and older. And priced at only $118 per day, it's a great value, too. You'll love the emphasis on wildlife and family-friendly activities, too. Your adventure starts and ends in San Jose. It's offered by Destination Services Costa Rica, a very popular company with rave reviews and knowledgeable guides. It's also on sale right now!

  • Wildlife
  • Family
$415 $353
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 15% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for family-friendly tours.
by Destination Services Costa Rica



10 Days Start/End in San Jose 5 Destinations 30 People at Most Ages 10 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Priced at just $127 per day, this terrific 10-day voyage is ideal for guests age 10 and older. This trip visits 5 destinations, including Tortuguero National Park, Arenal Volcano National Park, and Monteverde along the way. San Jose will be the beginning and end of your trip. Organized by the reputable Destination Services Costa Rica, this is one of the best tours on this list. Take advantage of the current sale and secure your spot today!

  • Wildlife
  • Beach
  • Family
$1,492 $1,268
TourRadar

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Also, if you're departing from a specific destination, see The Best 3-Day Tours from San Jose, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from San Jose, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Liberia, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from San José, The Best 10-Day Tours from San Jose, The Best 2-Week Tours from San Jose, or The Best 2-Week Tours from San José for more package tour options.

How much do family-friendly tours to Costa Rica cost?

Average Daily Price Family-Friendly Tours
$178

After analyzing 71 family-friendly tours in Costa Rica, we found the average price to be a remarkably economical $178 per day. Naturally, this region has many fantastic options for family-friendly tours with a variety of prices. The individual costs will vary by the destinations, travel style, available dates, and other factors. If you're interested in more information about tours here, see our guide to tour prices in Costa Rica.

And for more information on Costa Rica, see Costa Rica Travel Costs and Costa Rica Hotel Costs.


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