Days Out: San Jose & Central

Costa Rica Fun Adventure Tours
Specializing in tours with the adventure feel to include: irazu volcano, sarapiqui canopy& safari boat and palo verde, safari boat.
Biesanz Wood Work
Specializing in hand turned wooden works of art and gifts. The gallery and work shop are located botanical gardens of San Jose, which are also opened to the public to visit. Open Monday-Friday 08:00-17:00.
Spirogyra Butterfly Garden
Gardens home to many different species of butterflies opened to the public. Located in the Barrio Tournon area of San Jose.
Park offering interactive biological experiences through video presentations and tours where you will discover different forest environments along with many of its inhabitants to include: poison dart frogs, butterflies, iguanas, and many more.
Zoologico Simon Bolivar
Zoological park and botanical gardens. Located in Barrio Amon, 10101 San Jose.
Zoo Ave
Zoo which features animals that were once former pets or injured wild like animals, many of which being: monkeys, wild felines, toucans, crocodiles, amongst others. Open Monday to Sunday from 09:00-17:00. Located in Alajuela, San Jose.
Pueblo Antiguo (Parque Nacional de Diversiones)
Park with monumental buildings to signify a typical Costarica style village form the XIX, with walk ways. Located 2 kilometros east of the Mexico hospital, next to the national park of Diversiones, San Jose.