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Discover the stunning scenery and diverse landscapes of Costa Rica from up above!

Whether you head on a paragliding or paralpinism adventure or take to the trees fro zipline or canopy exploration, there are plenty of incredible aerial sports to discover in this small Central American country! Compare and book a certified guide for your trip on Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Aerial Sports trips in Costa Rica. The mountains are calling!

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FAQs: Aerial Sports in Costa Rica

What should I know about Aerial Sports Costa Rica?

Situated on just 51,100 square kilometers (19,700 square miles) of land and water, Costa Rica is small, but still boasts plenty of great aerial sports opportunities for enthusiasts of every level.

In terms of paragliding, there are plenty of incredible spots to explore. Among the most popular are Caldera, which takes participants along the cliff-lines Pacific coastline of central Costa Rica. Turrialba, a volcano situated just east of the capital, is another great spot that offers the chance to see some of the county’s immense tropical rainforests.

Jacó, also on the central Pacific coastline; Dominicalito, within another section of rainforest; Rivas, in the Perez Zeledón valley; and Caballito, in the country’s dry northern plains are also great spots to head.

In terms of ziplining and exploring the jungle canopy – another popular aerial sport – Arenal Volcano and the Monteverde cloud forest are the places to head.

The Arenal Volcano offers an exciting opportunity to fly through the jungle canopy surrounding the volcano on a zipline. Meanwhile, the Monteverde cloud forest has various raised platforms which can be hiked and used to see and experience the ecosystem of the forest canopy.

Why should I choose Costa Rica for my Aerial Sports adventure?

Stunning scenery

Boasting modest but rugged mountains, pristine white sand beaches and thick tropical rainforests, Costa Rica is a beautiful place to explore. Trying out an aerial sport is a great way to get a new angle on the natural beauty and, in the case of paragliding, see the country’s diverse landscapes and natural features from above.

Get a new perspective

Whether you are ziplining in the jungle, exploring its canopy or paragliding above it all, aerial sports are a great way to get a new perspective of a place. Compare what you see on the ground with what you see from above. Watch landscapes come together and enjoy an unforgettable and perspective-changing experience from above.

Go paragliding

Whether you head to the coast or the highlands of Costa Rica, you’ll find plenty of great paragliding options. Spend a half-day or more soaring over the many diverse landscapes of the country and get a bird’s eye view of this beautiful place. Combine adventures when you climb up one of the coutnry;s various mountains and jump from the summit back to the bottom.

What can I expect from the weather in Costa Rica?

Due to its proximity to the equator, there are only two seasons in Costa Rica: the wet and dry seasons. The dry season runs from December to April and sees average daily temperatures around 23 ºC (73 ºF). Crucially for outdoor trips, not much rain falls during this time of year.

How can I get to Costa Rica?

Any trip to Costa Rica begins with a flight into the Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) in the capital. From here, it is easy to rent a car and drive to the start of the trip.

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What currency is accepted in Costa Rica?

Costa Rican colón (CRC)

What’s the high season for Aerial Sports in Costa Rica?

December to April

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