Nature History Tour. Tortuguero Canal & Cahuita National Park Shore Excursion

Summary

Meet your guide on arrival at Limon cruise port and head straight to the Tortuguero Canal. Hop aboard a traditional covered boat and set out on a scenic cruise along the Tortuguero Canal, gliding through the lush rainforest of the Tortuguero National Park. Along the way, learn more about the region’s unique ecosystem and look out for wildlife including toucans, bats, iguanas, and sloths. If you’re lucky, you’ll have chance to see gigantic crocodiles and howler monkeys swinging from the trees. After the cruise, hop back on the bus for a short transfer to Brisas de la Jungla, another wildlife haven along Limon’s coast. On arrival, follow your guide on a short half-mile (1km) nature trail, where you’ll hopefully get chance to see Costa Rica’s famous red dart frog or spy adorable three-toed sloths hanging from the tree branches. The forest is also renowned for its beautiful flowers, including wild epiphytes, orchids and bromeliads, and diverse bird life including toucans, oropendola, tanagers, hummingbirds, kiskadees, and many more exotic species. At the end of the tour, return to Limon, where you’ll be dropped back at the port in time for your cruise departure.

Tour info

Duration
5 hours
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Meeting Point
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Why take this tour?

This cruise ships tour begins at port where you hop on an air-conditioned motor coach for a 20 minutes drive along scenic roads, passing quaint villages on your way to Moin where the Tortuguero Canals begins. Known as Costa Rica’s Amazon because of its surrounding rain forest, the Tortuguero Canal region is rich with exotic flora and fauna. Board your covered boat for a leisurely cruise through the jungle canals. Your guide explains the rain forest eco-system and points out sights of interest. Keep an eye out for wildlife including howler monkeys, sloths, toucans, bats, aquatic birds, iguanas and crocodiles as well as exotic flora. At the end of your cruise, board your waiting transportation for the transfer to Cahuita National Park, where an interesting nature walk and visit into the rain forest awaits for you. Cahuita is famous for its abundant wildlife including monkeys, sloths, toucans, iguanas, coatis, tree snakes and beautiful white san beaches.

What’s included?

  • Port pickup and drop-off

  • Air-conditioned vehicle

  • Professional Naturalist Tour Guide

  • Cahuita National Park entrance fee

  • Tortuguero Canal boat tour

  • Fresh fruits snack

  • Entry/Admission - Cahuita National Park

  • Entry/Admission - Tortuguero Canal

  • Lunch

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 5h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

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

All our staff and suppliers are fully vaccinated with 2 doses of Pfizer or Astra Zeneca. Costa Rica is at this time a world leader in vaccination. We will provide you a health care kit for your personal security and our transportation services will work with the 70% of the total capacity.

Cancellation Policy

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

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With over 20 years tour operating experience in Costa Rica, Greenway Nature Tours is excellently positioned to fulfill all your Costa Rica Travel - Vacation and tour requirements. Our business is making your dreams of the ultimate Costa Rican rain forest come true. No other tour operator can offer you our personalized service, expertise, information quality and staff capability to organize vacation and travel in Costa Rica efficiently and safely - from coast to coast all to match your budget. We are experts on Costa Rica Vacations, Eco-tourism, Private Daily Tours, Transfers, Shore Excursions from Puerto Limon and Puntarenas and Educational Trips.

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