Some of the most famous waterfalls in Costa Rica are the Nauyaca waterfalls. Within the rainforest of Costa Rica’s south west coast are these two tier falls located. The upper falls are a 45 meters free fall and the lower falls a 20 meters high waterfall that flows in steps down the rocks into a pool. The Nauyaca Waterfalls are one of the most popular Costa Rica waterfalls you can swim in as the pool is about 6 meters deep. A beautiful experience with all the green jungle around you.
Different tours to get to the Nauyaca falls Costa Rica
There are different ways to get to the falls and best is to make a reservation beforehand. The Nauyaca waterfalls are about 4 kilometres away from the entrance office deep into the jungle located. So you can either choose to go hiking to the falls, take a 4×4 truck or book a horseback riding tour. The entrance fee depends on which tour you choose. The standard entrance ticket is $10 per person, booking a pick up and drop off in the 4×4 is $32 per person and the horse back riding tour is $80 per person.
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Nauyaca waterfalls. Some of the most famous waterfalls in Costa Rica
How to get to Nauyaca waterfalls
About 10 kilometres inland from Dominical along the South Pacific coast of Costa Rica you will find the entrance to the Nauyaca waterfalls. From San Jose the falls are 160 kilometers (100 miles) away. You can easily find the exact location of the Nauyaca waterfalls on Google Maps. The road towards the entrance is all paved so no 4×4 car is needed to get there. You will see the Nauyaca waterfall office along road 243 on the way to San Isidro de General. The falls are located on a private property owned by a Costa Rican family, Don Lulo. When you’ve arrived at their office, you have to pay the entrance and from there you can head further down the road towards the falls.