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This park contains 11 different ecological habitats and is a sanctuary for nesting sea turtles. Situated on the Northern Caribbean side of Costa Rica, in the province of Limon, it is approximately 90 miles northeast of the capital city of San José...more
A truly wildlife experience to remember. We did a canal tour wich was amazing,walking through the path around the hotel and we saw the turtles laying their eggs on the beach!
If you add the 1h trip from the La Pavona pier to Tortuguero by...More
The Tortuguero National Park and the village of Tortuguero is a wonderful place. You can go there and leave only by boat. Small village with its main street, Carribean style houses and church. Different tours and it is amazing to see the turtels nests, and...More
This is a beautiful nature tour and not only for the turtles, which are indeed a unique experience, but in general for the wildlife and amazing nature.
The only thing that should be improved is modes of transfer and moreover clear information about the different...More
We thought this park would just be a little stroll, not necessarily a must see— but it became one of the highlights of the trip. Crawling with animals, walking through the jungle right next to the ocean.
Rainforest next to inland water channel and sea with beach and foreshore with several lodges and a few small towns. The primary reason for visiting is to take tours to observe the wildlife for which a national park ticket is required - whether you are...More
Touristic hell, everything only organized in tours/with guides, quite expensive, musty. The turtle tour by night still is an impressive experience. There are plenty other NPs around CR that IMO give a way better experience.
If you still wanna go: Buy boat tickets on the...More
There aren't many places where you can enjoy the sight of sea turtles laying eggs. The authorities are very careful to enforce rules and make sure the marine life is impacted as little as possible.
Traveling by boat down the river is probably the most...More
First location on our Costa Rican adventure and what a place to start. Lush, dense forests, sweeping, mighty waterways, sun and torrential rain, and wildlife - did I mention the wildlife? - that is just there all around you. Monkeys, sloths, crocs and caiman, snakes...More
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Hi! We went to Costa Rica this summer and visited Tortuguero starting from San Jose. Because of the very high package deals, we decided to go by our own (with 2 kids, age 8 and 9). No problem at all and very easy! First you... More
Hi! We went to Costa Rica this summer and visited Tortuguero starting from San Jose. Because of the very high package deals, we decided to go by our own (with 2 kids, age 8 and 9). No problem at all and very easy! First you take the bus from terminal Gran Caribe bus station in San Jose at 9 AM. This bus takes you to Cariari in about 2 hours. From there, you take the bu for La Pavona at 11.30 AM. This ride will take you about 1 hour. In La Pavona you'll be dropped off at the harbour. The boat will take you to TOrtuguero in about 1 1/2 hours. They'll wait for the bus. Total costs (boat and bus) for the 4 of us was approx. 35 dollars. All the people are very helpful.
We booked the trips at Tortguero at Tortugours (Jessica Puchmuller). Also very helpful and best trips for a good price! Enjoy your stay at Costa Rica. Should you have any questions, I'd like to help.
Enkele reis met 4 personen $ 35.
Both great places, you can see Manuel Antonio in half a day but they haven't both sloth and all 3 monkey species but is very busy and touristy, you don't need a guide as there are so many with other groups you can just... More
Both great places, you can see Manuel Antonio in half a day but they haven't both sloth and all 3 monkey species but is very busy and touristy, you don't need a guide as there are so many with other groups you can just listen in... That said I would definitely opt for Tortuguero, it is a very unique place with a wider diversity of wildlife, you will need to pay for a boat trip complete with guide though. Hope you enjoy wherever you choose