Gandoca - Manzanillo Trail & Great Green Macaw Tour


Looking for an afternoon activity while visiting the Caribbean? This is a perfect option! Take a hike at one of the most beautiful places in the Caribbean! Manzanillo is a small town located literally at the end of the road that communicates with Puerto Viejo, this is the home of the Gandoca-Manzanillo Refuge, a protected area with white sand beaches, coral reefs and untouched rainforest, your trained guide will point out the often elusive wildlife and give you insight on the story of the refuge and its inhabitants, near the end of the hike you will have the chance to visit the Manzanillo viewpoint, a nice place with an amazing view of the ocean where you can take some photos and enjoy a fruit snack After the snack is finished you'll be taken to the Ara Project, a local Manzanillo endeavor dedicated to the protection, reproduction and reinsertion of the Great Green Macaw in the Caribbean Coast, this is a species very endangered in Costa Rica and the world, and here you'll learn about their interesting ways and marvel with the beauty of their feathers when they fly free in the surrounding trees, a camera is a must here as you'll want to take photos of these extraordinary birds!

Tour info

4 hours
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Why take this tour?

This tour combines two of the Southern Caribbean most beautiful locations, Gandoca Manzanillo Refuge and the ARA Project

What’s included?

  • Driver/guide

  • Fruit

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Entrance Fees

  • Gratuities

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 4h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Covid Policy

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

We are currently adhering to all the government's policies and guidelines in regards to COVID-19 precautions.

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Operated by:

Caribe Fun Tours

About operator:

Are you looking for tours, transports, hotels or full multi day vacation packages all over Costa Rica? Caribe Fun Tours is there to assist you in every step of the way. The company is a full service in-country travel agency based in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, selling around 3.000 orders each year. Our goal is to offer the best possible vacation experience to all our clients including the LGBT community.

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