King Tours. A roster of tours includes trips to renowned attractions like Manuel Antonio National Park, as well as crocodile boat adventures, whale watching, deep-sea and coastal fishing trips, horseback rides to waterfalls, and canopy tours. The company can also book tours to destinations elsewhere in the country, such as Poás and Arenal volcanoes, Monteverde Cloud Forest, and Isla Tortuga. Main road into Playa Herradura, in front of Los Sueños, Herradura, Puntarenas, 61101. 8819–1920; 800/213–7091; From $85.

Team CRT. The many services include a variety of Central Pacific tours, such as a canopy tour near Manuel Antonio, kayaking, and rafting. 2508–5000; 888/236–4447; Kayaking $69; canopy tour $75; rafting and national park tour $98.

Bird-Watching Guides

Birding Costa Rica. For a Manuel Antonio–area day trip, Johann Fernandez will pick you up early and take you to two spots to see toucans, tanagers, flycatchers, herons, spoonbills, kingfishers, and more. You can see 50–100 species on this full-day tour. He also does longer tours in which you go across the country. Manuel Antonio, Puntarenas. 8825–6323; $195 for groups up to 4.

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