Barra Honda Caves Expedition

Barra Honda Caves in Guanacaste is the perfect expedition 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 expose 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, 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.


  • Rates Barra Honda Caves Tour 

     2 People4 People6+ People
    Playas del Coco, Playa Hermosa, Ocotal, Secrets Papagayo, Riu Guanacaste Hotels, Occidental Papagayo, Mangroove Hotel, Villas Sol$175 p.p$145 p.p$130 p.p
    Planet Hollywood Costa Rica, Andaz Papagayo, Four Seasons Peninsula,$190 p.p$160 p.p$145 p.p
    Tamarindo, Flamingo, Potrero, and Conchal$175 p.p$145 p.p$130 p.p
    • Departure under request.
    • 2 people min. to operate the tour.
    • Children 10 years old minimum age to descent the biggest cave.
    • Children with less than 10 years can visit a smaller cave without professional equipment.

  • Barra Honda Tour Includes

    • Bilingual guide
    • Entrance fee
    • Equipment
    • Snacks
    • Box lunch
    • Water
    • Fruits.

  • What to bring: Hiking shoes, camera, insect repellent, sunblock, hat, extra water, light clothes.

    Note: National Park hike requires good physical health and conditions on the park can be with high temperatures.

    Departure: 6:00 am

    Duration: 10 hours approx.


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