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Tortuguero National Park

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Address: | Ivan Espinosa, Tortuguero 10430, Costa Rica
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This park contains 11 different ecological habitats and is a sanctuary for...

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. Accessible only by air or water, Tortuguero is the most important nesting site in the entire western half of the Caribbean for the green turtle. It is known as “Tico Amazon” (Costa Rican Amazon) due to the fact that in Tortuguero there are no roads; the principle means of transportation being the dozens of fresh water canals throughout the park.

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Tortuguero National Park

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Wonderful Experience of the Rainforest

We visited in March which is the "dry" season, which actually means it doesn't rain all the time! The scenery and animals were wonderful and the travel by covered boat made our... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

We visited in March which is the "dry" season, which actually means it doesn't rain all the time! The scenery and animals were wonderful and the travel by covered boat made our trips out very enjoyable. When it does rain, it comes down in torrents but is warm and you soon get used to it. It is something one must... More 

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Some of the best wildlife spotting ever and in a beautiful protected setting my first time in Costa Rica and it won't be the last

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The highlight of this spot is to have the privilege of watching the green sea turtles come ashore in the moonlight to lay their eggs.

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One we will never ever forget Saw lots of sloths , snakes toucans and red frogs The guides are first class

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for 2,5 days in Tortugeuro. In the middle of the jungle, it was beautifull! If you love nature and animals, this is a must see!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Tortuguero is an amazing place!! The canals are extensive and you can easily spend an entire day out kayaking. My boyfriend and I kayaked down one and a half of the three canals in five hours, and there was so much more to see. Best to start in the morning when there is more wildlife out.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide was knowledgeable and made sure we saw everything we could. Other groups had a non talkative guide which made the trip boring.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though we saw some remnants of hurricane Otto, the beach was nice and we were able to take long walks

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Wonderful National Park in the Carribean Rain Forrest. Would recommend taking guided tours as the guides are expert at spotting wildlife and will help you stay safe! This area is wild - it is amazing, but it is NOT a park.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of wildlife to see, from both land and water, tour guides extremely useful and knowledgeable. We easily sighted iguanas, lots of bird species, a number of monkeys, etc

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