Cahuita National Park is a nature lover’s playground full of land and sea adventures. Start your adventure at the beach, climbing on board the boat for a ride out to the local coral reef. You will then have roughly 2 hours in two different parts of the national park to snorkel in the ocean, depending […]
Start with an educational visit to the Jaguar Animal Rescue Center, which serves as a refuge and rehabilitation center for many local animals, including wild cats, monkeys, snakes, and sloths. Then, witness organic chocolate made from scratch by a member of the Bri Bri indigenous tribe— from plant to plate! The Bri Bri tribe has […]
There are approximately 384 species of birds in Gandoca-Manzanillo park, including hummingbirds, tanagers, owls, and toucans. On your hike, you may also spot white-faced monkeys, howler monkeys, sloths, iguanas, snakes, poisonous frogs, and more. Your guide will explain the many types of medicinal plants native to Costa Rica, the natural history of the area, and […]
You’ll depart your Puerto Viejo hotel early in the morning for a drive to the Tropical Rivers Operations Center. Here you will enjoy a Costa Rican breakfast before heading to the put-in on the banks of the Pacuare River. Here, your guides will give you rafting & safety instructions. Then, you’ll begin to paddle 14 […]
We highly recommend touring the Southern Caribbean Coast led by a professional guide. Guides will meet you at your hotel and drive you directly to your destination of interest providing helpful information, any necessary equipment, and safety instruction along the way. Within national parks, naturalist guides can provide insight into regional ecosystems and natural history. They can also provide a deeper cultural understanding of this unique region of Costa Rica.