Barra Honda Caves Spelunking Expedition

Barra Honda Caves Spelunking Expedition in Guanacaste is the perfect trip for those looking to discover the geological evolution of Costa Rica. You will hike through the dry forest and enjoy some adrenaline at the same time. At Barra Honda National Park, you will find former coral reefs exposing fossils in its caves. This is the best spelunking tour in Costa Rica.

Barra Honda Caves is a unique experience showing all of the cave formations full of stalactites and stalagmites.  Its network of limestone stone caverns is decorated with the capricious formation of rocky, a product of the action of the water on calcium carbonate. To arrive you will take a hike through the tropical dry forest where you can observe different species of flora and fauna.

At Barra Honda Caves only one of the 19 explored caverns is open to the public, which is more than sufficient to find a treasure in matchless. Descend more than 20 meters to begin to discover an unforgettable underground world that will leave you breathless.

In addition, Barra Honda National Park is a special place to make the long walk through the dry forest and enjoy the beauty of the natural scenes that offer their viewpoints. This is not recommended for people with knees, hips, walking, claustrophobia, or high-pressure problems.

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Rates Barra Honda Caves Tour 

From Playas del Coco, Playa Hermosa, Ocotal, Riu Guanacaste Hotels, Secrets Papagayo, Occidental Papagayo, El Mangroove, Villas Sol
2 people4 people6+ people
$210 p.p$190 p.p$170 p.p
From Four Seasons Costa Rica, Planet Hollywood Costa Rica, Andaz Papagayo
2 people4 people6+ people
$210 p.p$190 p.p$170 p.p
From Tamarindo Beach, Flamingo, Conchal, and Potrero
2 people4 people6+ people
$195 p.p$175 p.p$160 p.p
  • Departure under request.
  • 2 people min. to operate the tour.
  • Children 10 years old minimum age to descent the biggest cave.
  • Children less than 10 years can visit a smaller cave without professional equipment.
  • Taxes are not included.

Barra Honda Tour Includes

  • Private Transportation
  • Bilingual guide
  • Entrance fee
  • Safety Equipment
  • Rappelling Equipment
  • Snacks
  • Box lunch
  • Water
  • Fruits.

What to bring: Hiking shoes, camera, insect repellent, sunblock, hat, extra water, light clothes, change of clothes, sweater or rain poncho.

Departure: 7.00 am / Return: 3.00 pm approx.

Duration: 8 hours approx.

Please note:

  • Not recommended for small children. Hike and rappeling can be hard for them.
  • Please, if you suffer from claustrophobia or vertigo avoid taking this tour.
  • In case of suffering from a chronic disease or specialized care, please bring your medications with you and inform our guide, so that we can assist you in the correct way if necessary.

Hiking Level:  Easy-Moderate

Barra Honda Caves Cancellation Policies

  • Tours reserved less than 48 hours before departure must be paid immediately.
  • Cancelations made 72 hours before the tour are 100% refundable, and bank fees apply.
  • Cancelations between 72 – 48 hours are 50% refundable. Bank fees apply.
  • Cancelations made within 48- 24 hours or less are not refundable.
  • Non-Shows and last-minute cancellations are not refundable.
  • Change of date must be done at least 48 hours before the tour, during office hours (8 am-5 pm). Penalties apply. Subject to availability.
  • We do not accept guests under the influence of alcohol or drugs. No refund will apply.
  • Driver and Tour Guide Tips are not included.
  • If for some natural disaster, or human manifestation we have to cancel the tour, this will be rescheduled for a day of your convenience, or we will make the pertinent money refund, guests safety is a priority for us.
  • We are not responsible for any luggage or personal valuables lost or damaged during the tour. Please take care of your belongings along the tour.


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