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Cahuita National Park: Tours & Tickets

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This coastal park contains white sandy beaches and coral reefs.
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Cahuita, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fernando was our guide, and he was excellent at pointing out camouflaged jungle creatures along the way. We would have totally missed everything if he wasn't with us! He had a telescopic lens, and he took lots of amazing photos with our cameras, too. Ask...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank carolannmp
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went in at Cahuita- paid donation upon entry. We went first thing in the morning. It was very quiet. We couldn’t decide if we should hire a guide or not. $25 each seem a bit pricey but we did want to experience as much...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank runningmomto3
Reviewed 4 days ago

Cahuita national park has coral reefs which includes 6 species of coral and a wide range of tropical fish harmless reef shark or sting ray. My wife and I are both senior citizens and it was our first time snorkling and it was a great...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank gerryoct2015
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went on two trips to the national park, one from eacj entrance and both completely different. Entering from town we picked up a guide, everything was busy but we saw plenty of animals including; raccoons, eye lash viper, monkeys, iguanas, lizards etc. This side...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Pommy150
Reviewed 1 week ago

The park is amazing. Its natural beauty, full of tropical forest and beautiful light colored beach is simply breath-taking. Enjoy the best the tropical Caribbean can offer!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Stefano B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for the snorkelling and hiking tour with Rodolfo from Cahuita Tour and this was definitely one of the best excursion we did in Costa Rica. We were a small group of 4 - this was very pleasant. Rodolfo was very kind and funny...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Camilleevrard92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice to walk through but you need a guide to discover it. Some different monkeys, serpents, insects, lizards ... I recommend Gusto as very experienced guide

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Hermann5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The whole trail is around 8km. Easy to walk it on your own as clearly marked and a large part of it follows the coast. If you are staying in Cahuita Don't forget if walk the whole path then you will either have to walk...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank cazanne48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a national park. If you enter from downtown Cahuita, you only have to pay a donation. FYI: They aggresively try to get tourists to pay while allowing people who look like they are native to Costa Rica to go in for free without...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ivegotnews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recent visit during slow season did not disappoint. The National Park is well managed and maintained. Beautiful trails and beaches for animal watching, sightseeing, beach walks and swimming. I recommend a snorkeling tour out to the coral reefs where you will see many species of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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10 September 2019|
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Response from bsmedmedphd | Reviewed this property |
We visited later in the day, around noon, and stayed until they closed (possibly 4 or 5pm). We saw plenty of animals the entire time. Please refer to my review (dated 8/3/19) for details! :)
31 May 2019|
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Response from djcynic | Reviewed this property |
Hello, with your timeframe of one day, I might just do a tour the ship likely offers you for transport?? IF not you can take the city bus, can be 1-2 hours each way... Then from bus terminal in Cahuita you can walk to the... More
Lori K
29 May 2019|
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Response from WindshearDon | Reviewed this property |
Great swimming. The South side is usually calmer due to the trade winds. Flags denote safety: Red is NO GO.