You won’t want to miss this unforgettable tour of Costa Rica. On this tour of Limon, you will learn the most important aspects of the Afro-Caribbean Culture of Costa Rica and see the rich wildlife of this fascinating region.
Your tour begins with a boat ride on the Tortuguero Canals. Board your covered boat for a 60-minute leisurely cruise through the jungle canals. Learn about the rainforest ecosystem from your knowledgeable guide, who will point out interesting sights along the way. Keep an eye out for local wildlife, including howler monkeys, sloths, toucans, aquatic birds, bats, and crocodiles, as well as exotic flora.
A brief stop at the banana plantation on the way
Cahuíta National Park Reserve is worldwide recognized, not only because of their natural beauty but because they are becoming unique conservation places in almost the whole Caribbean. The Cahuita National Park measures 1067 hectares, including 240 hectares of reef that extend outward from Cahuita Point.
The tropical forest shelters various animals, among which are the following: pacas, raccoons, Northern tamanduas, opossums, porcupines, and capuchin monkeys. The marshes in the park contain many other animals, like the green iguanas, basilisks, gigantic blue crabs and many species of birds, like frigatebirds, green ibis, blue herons, gulls, and others.
In Cahuita, you will be able to enjoy the beautiful brown-sand beaches. There is a camping area that includes toilets, showers and changing rooms for all those how want swim in this little paradise.
The tour starts off with a boat ride to the snorkel destination where you will enjoy hours of snorkeling the beautiful coral reef. For your safety, we have a snorkeling trail that consists of a 400-meter line with white buoys. There is a drop off where can you do some free diving.
With some luck, you may even see a turtle! you have the choice to return by boat or hike 3.5 km (1 hr 45 min) through Cahuita National Park back to Cahuita Center.