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Tirimbina Biological Reserve

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Route 126 | La virgen, Sarapiquí, 41002, Costa Rica
+506 2761 0055
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Welcome to the Tirimbina Rainforest Center, where education, research and beauty combine to offer you an unforgettable experience with nature. Tirimbina is an educational, scientific and ecotourism destination, located between the forests and rivers of the northern region of Costa Rica. Tirimbina offers education programs for primary schools, high schools and university students, as well as facilities for study groups, volunteers and researchers, highlighting the biodiversity and conservation of the rainforest. Tirimbina’s abundant forest provides great ecotourism activities. Come and explore the trails, discover its flora and fauna, walk on the suspension bridges or discover the secrets of cacao during the popular Chocolate Tour. Visit us and learn about the rainforest.
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Route 126 | La virgen, Sarapiquí, 41002, Costa Rica
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+506 2761 0055
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We had a night tour with Carolina (instead of the planned bat program) but it was really worth it. We have seen quite some animals and Carolina was very enthusiastic! We had a beautiful view on the bridge of the stars and fireflies. It's nice...More

Thank elientjez
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Tirimbina rainforest reserve was right next door to our hotel (the amazing Sarapiqui rainforest lodge). You could walk through the hotel grounds into the reserve. The reserve was really great. There is a really good hanging bridge across the Sarapiqui river - its the longest...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Was’nt planning on doing a chocolate tour at first, but we had the time so why not and we didn’t regret it for one moment. Nice walk, very interesting and tastfull and Carolina was a very nice guide. If you have children, ask for her...More

Thank elsbe50
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We pre-booked the tour from home via Ara-tours. The Center was walking distance of 2min from our Hotel Rainforest lodge away. Hillary our 22y old guide received us with a warm welcome. We got a short introduction and than we had the first highlight walking...More

Thank ieualgu
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

This was one of the best tours getting to know a little about the history of Costa Rica and the Kakao. Tasting Kakao in different stages of the process to chocolate was very special. As said a "must have"

Thank Steven B
Michael S, Director de Recepción at Tirimbina Biological Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your visit, we are happy that you enjoyed our chocolate tour.

Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Just stayed one night to photograph some tropical birds at a nearby location. The lodge was clean, the showers were fine and the A/C worked! We ate dinner at the restaurant and I had a delicious chicken Caesar salad. Walking back to our room in...More

Thank CamoCamera
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We did the chocolate tour with Carolina, who was very eloquent in English and full of energy. She made the already interesting tour even more enjoyable with the happy atmosphere she created. We got to make and taste different cacao products and received a little...More

Thank Mathias_DS
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We did the chocolate tour with Carolina, who was very eloquent in English and full of energy. She made the already interesting tour even more enjoyable with the happy atmosphere she created. We got to make and taste different cacao products and received a little...More

Thank Mathias_DS
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Steven was our guide and he did an excellent job identifying and showing us various creatures in the rainforest. We saw toucans, monkeys, spiders, a tarantula, poisonous frogs, and bullet ants, to name a few. Of course, the sloth and toucans were our favorite. Then...More

Thank April F
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Hi guys The sarapiquiS Rainforest Lodge has a short cut to this park. That is why we got there. it is nothing special. Some hikes. We did 2. There is a 285 meters long suspension bridge. We saw a few frogs. The blue-jeans frog. The...More

Thank schliek
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