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Tortuguero Canal

Tortuguero Canal Terminal de Cruceros Japdeva | Cruise Terminal, Puerto Limon 70101, Costa Rica
+506 8362 2550
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Tortuguero Canal Terminal de Cruceros Japdeva | Cruise Terminal, Puerto Limon 70101, Costa Rica
+506 8362 2550
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We always felt safe with our tour guide, we got to see so much like sloths Howling monkeys, alligator(Caimans) and it was so peaceful and beautiful.

Thank Carlos C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took a boat tour through the canals as part of my excursion off my Norwegian cruise. Lots of wildlife, spider monkey's, howler Monkey's, sloth, herons and a Jesus Basilisk. The guide and the boat driver were really good at spotting and pointing out the wild...More

Thank Lee L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a sure excursion here from NCL. It was slow paced but very interesting. Getting to and from the canal gives you a good view of Costa Rica.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We took the Tortuguero Canal boat tour as the second part of a Princess Cruises excursion when we at Puerto Limon in Costa Rica. In the morning, we went to a rainforest aerial tram tour two hours from the cruise ship. We had few sightings...More

1  Thank geotech522
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We negotiated the price in port. We were a group of 6 in a private van. The river wildlife was very interesting and included a stop at a beach and a banana plantation. We paid $30 per person compared to $74 charged on the ship.

Thank svartman2017
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Having visited the rainforest during the morning on our return to the ship we stopped for a more brief excursion on the canal. In practise the canal ran parallel and adjacent to the road over a significant length of the somewhat brief excursion, and with...More

Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The boat we were in had no seats, and sat on the sides of the boat on cushions. Interesting thing is that this was the only boat we saw that had no seats. It was an uncomfortable trip.

Thank Apydazes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This was a pleasant experience but not the best. You board a small boat that holds up to 30? passengers and thankfully is open air but covered. I thought we were going an hour or so down the canal to see monkeys, sloths, birds but...More

Thank Holly D
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Although the canal is not pristine, and the boats a bit "rough around the edges", we were delighted at the number of animals we saw. Our guide and boat operator treated us to howler monkeys, two and three-toed sloths, a crocodile, cayman, crabs and a...More

Thank sippican
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We did a cruise on the canals as part of a day excursion from a cruise ship berthed at Puerto Limon. The canals are a bit dirty, but we saw lots of wildlife - many sloths, monkeys, all sorts of birds. Worth doing and we...More

Thank roaming_kiwi58
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Can anyone tell me if we can find a boat trip for the Tortuguero Canal after we arrive on our ship in Puerto Limon. Thanks.
25 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.
Mahesh J
can somebody please help me for the best tour operator for tortugeuro canal tour should we take 1 hr or 4 hr tour best time morning or evening are all tour operator charging same or price is negotiable thanks
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
Mahesh J
dear sir can u please give the email jof the tour operator how much does it cost . do u need to bargain
28 October 2016|
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Response from Anne F | Reviewed this property |
We worked with Jorge Ramirez Morales, of Puerto Limon Tours. His email is jorgel.cr and it is a hotmail account. You can also find him on Facebook. We did not need to bargain with him as his prices were very reasonable and... More