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Tortuguero Canal Terminal de Cruceros Japdeva | Cruise Terminal, Puerto Limon 70101, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went on this boat trip as part of our shore excursion. Our guide was very knowledgeable and good at spotting animals. We were able to see a sloth really close up. Also saw howler monkeys, a giant iguana, some kind of crested green lizard,...More

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

The Tortuguero canal system is quite extensive and full of animals, birds and other wildlife. The highlights were seeing the sloths high up in the trees. I was able to take some remarkable pictures with the zoom on my camera. There were beautiful birds, caiman,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank SilverFox925
Reviewed 31 May 2019

We got off our cruiseship the Celebrity Reflection at Puerto Limon, Costa Rica. When we got off in port, we met a man named Manuel who drove a red Taxi, which we saw as we exited the ship . He gave us a 4 hour...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 15 May 2019

Walking from the bus to where we got on the boat was amazing. The flowers were gorgeous, and the trees were so big and beautiful. We saw one sloth, but without a zoom lens, you would not know what it was. Same with the monkeys-we...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 648skessler
Reviewed 18 April 2019 via mobile

When we arrived, there when dozens of small boats and "captains", awaiting business. We were lucky enough to get a very experienced captain who had a trained eye for finding wild live. Saw trees full of monkeys, close ups of sloths, numerous birds and reptiles...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ravensguy13
Reviewed 17 April 2019

We did this excursion on a cruise. Very interesting and we saw sloths, monkeys, iguanas, a very large lizzard, and to top it off a crocodile along with many birds. This was well worth our time.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lbussio
Reviewed 14 April 2019

On March 25, 2019, we had a very enjoyable boat ride in the Tortuguero Canal in Costa Rica and comfortable walk in the Cahuita National Park rainforest. Steven, our guide from Greenway Nature Tours, was very quick to point out howler monkeys, sloths, raccoons, oropendola...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MaryLuhring
Reviewed 10 April 2019

We had a great captain on our tour and saw lots of wildlife. Our boat wasn't full and that was nice. Our daughter fell asleep but we had a really nice time and are glad we went on the tour. We booked through Syl Travel...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kleine
Reviewed 8 April 2019

We disembarked from the Celebrity Reflection in Puerto Limon, Costa Rica on a blustery, cool and rainy day. We wanted to go on an excursion to Tortuguero Canal so we stopped at SYL Travel tent with a TripAdvisor sign to see what we could get....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Grizeagle
Reviewed 5 April 2019

Costa Rica is a gem. The Caribbean side is less developed across the coastline thanks to dangerous tides and reefs. So, we were soon immersed in dense vegetation and hardly any habitation. Amazing. Canal aside, visit the Dole banana plantation and processing plant. Fascinating and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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26 February 2017|
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Response from swat1544 | Reviewed this property |
There are tour hounds waiting for you when you get off the ship.
28 October 2016|
Response from CordeliaMinnesota | Reviewed this property |
We booked a tour with Eduardo Humphreys, Yourluckytour . it was$58pp USD 4 hr tour. 4hr tour that included Tortuguero Canal
28 October 2016|
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Response from Ceejayrose | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Sorry I've just found your question and sorry to not have replied earlier. I don't remember offhand my guides name but will check it and get back to you - yes you must book in advance if you want a private guide. They... More
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