Costa Rica Family Adventure Holiday

Costa Rica, Family, 14 days - from $2,420 (land only)


The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum.

You must bring the following items:

Lightweight hiking boots / Trainers / sneakers

Sandals (to be used in rafting as well)


Lightweight trousers (trek pants)


Lightweight waterproof overtrousers (rain pants)


Baselayer shirts

Shirts or T-shirts

Fleece jacket or warm jumper

Lightweight waterproof jacket


Warm hat

Eyewear - Sunglasses

Daypack 20 - 30 litres (Depending on how much of the kids stuff you will be carrying)

Headtorch (Headlamp) with spare bulb and batteries

Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)

Water bottles 1 Litre (2 pint) x2

Washbag and toiletries

Antibacterial handwash

Small towel


Small padlock (to lock your KE trek bag)

Basic First Aid Kit, including: Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, Insect repellent (DEET), and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

The following items are optional:

Spare laces


Travel clothes


Insect repellant (DEET)

Pocket-knife (note: always pack sharp objects in hold baggage)

Repair kit – (eg. needle, thread, duct tape)

Camera, film / memory cards, batteries etc

Toys / games / books etc


It pays to remember when outfitting your family that KE clients are entitled to a 15% discount at Cotswold Outdoor.

All specialist equipment required for the activities provided on the holiday is included.

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