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You can register for the following group excursions when you register for the meeting. If you have already registered, but would like to add a tour, contact Lori Rawls at 859-537-1433 or lrawls@aaep.org. Deadline to sign up for tours is December 31. Excursion prices include round-trip transportation.


Catamaran Adventure Private Catamaran and Snorkeling Tourcatamaran
$140 per person
Available: Tuesday, January 29
Departure from the hotel's beach: 1:30 p.m.; Return to the hotel's beach: 5:30 p.m.
Includes: Guide, Catamaran Adventure, snorkeling, open bar and lunch

Spend half a day in paradise on private charter catamarans and discover Costa Rica's secluded beaches, sunbathe, snorkel in the crystal clear waters, have a relaxing float in the Pacific or enjoy tropical libations on the catamaran. The crew is at your service every step of the way, hoisting sails, making drinks, and preparing guacamole and pico de gallo.


Diamante Eco Adventure Park Zip Line and Animal Sanctuary Tourzipline
$200 per person
Available: Tuesday, January 29
Departure: 12:30 p.m.; Return: 5:45 p.m.
Includes: Guide, entrance fee to the Animal Sanctuary and Zip Line Adventure and lunch.

Diamante's Animal Sanctuary is home to the largest variety of species in one location. The habitats are designed to provide a natural setting for the animals while allowing guests to interact and enjoy up close and safe viewing. Diamante's Zip Line course is Costa Rica's best and only ocean view dual zip line. With the dual lines you can share this experience with your friends, riding side by side. The course is considered best in class and known for its soaring lines that deliver guests extremely long ride times. 


Horseback Riding Tour at Diamante Eco Adventure Parkhorseback
$195 per person
Available: Wednesday, January 30
Departure: 12:30 p.m.; Return: 5:15 p.m.
Includes: Guide, Equipment, Horseback Riding Adventure and Lunch.

This tour is the ideal way to experience spectacular views, back country wildlife, and trails winding through dry tropical forest. You can also opt for a ride along the Pacific. No previous experience required. It is recommended that you bring comfortable clothes, closed shoes, camera, insect repellent and sun block.


Colorado River Rafting at Rincon de la ViejaRiver Raft
$190 per person
Available: Wednesday, January 30
Departure: 12:30 p.m.; Return: 4:30 p.m.
Includes: Guide, Equipment, River Rafting Adventure and lunch.

This is a 3km journey along the Colorado River. You will be taken to the river shore 10 minutes away from the Canyon Lodge and given life vests and helmets. Depending on the river conditions, a guide joins each client in a doki (inflatable boat). Next, the whole group will stop to rest or dive in the river in preparation for the “The waterfall,” which is a 10-foot drop. “The Loco” will be your final test. It is recommended to wear comfortable clothes expecting to get wet, closed shoes, extra clothes, a towel and sunblock.