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Piedras Blancas National Park

La Gamba, Golfito, Costa Rica
+506 8665 5705
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Saladero EcoLodge

Our Uncruise ship put us into the park at Harvey and Susan's Saladero EcoLodge. They maintain a... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
Mauibird
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Vacaville, California
Fabulous night tours!

We took a wonderful night tour and saw sloths, tarantulas, armadillos, frogs, ....everything! A... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2017
Janjan56
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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We offer different Guided tours to the Piedras Blancas National Park, expert guides will take you to an amazing adventure. Piedras Blancas National Park forms part of the Osa Conservation Area, included in the National Conservation Areas System. It has an area of 14 350 hectares. With the objective of protecting the last tropical rain forest in the Golfito sector including the Esquinas River basin, Piedras Blancas National Park was created in January of 1993. This bio-geographical area has acquired great importance, becoming a gathering spot for flora and fauna species coming from North America, as well as South America. It constitutes a high diversity zone of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. The very humid tropical forests seen here have tall evergreen trees, and are dense with large quantities of plants that live amongst the trees.
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“golfo dulce” (6 reviews)
“pura vida” (2 reviews)
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La Gamba, Golfito, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

Our Uncruise ship put us into the park at Harvey and Susan's Saladero EcoLodge. They maintain a sustainable property in the park. We toured their beautiful garden and saw toucans, parrots, butterflies, gorgeous flowers and plants. Then it was tiime for a hike through part...More

1  Thank Mauibird
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We took a wonderful night tour and saw sloths, tarantulas, armadillos, frogs, ....everything! A talented guide helps you all the way, so don't go without a guide and tip generously! Wear rainboots/rain jacket.

1  Thank Janjan56
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We visited the Piedras Blancas National Park in January of this year with our family. We stayed at two Ecolodges, Finca Saladero, and El Chontal. We hiked jungle trails and adventured with Tropical Sea Kayaking in the Golfo Dulce. Truly a remarkable place, correctly identified...More

1  Thank jalapeno_margarita
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We saw 5 kinds of Monkeys, Tu Cans, and so much more! Amazing! What a wonderful place to see Costa Rica's nature in a protected environment. Take a guided tour as the guides know so much about the area

Thank lifeplanner
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Piedras Blancas NP is an untouched piece of jungle in the south of Costa Rica. It is almost inaccessible. We stayed at Playa Cavito Lodges, one of the few lodges bordering the park. This gave us access to this beautiful piece of jungle.

Thank Jan H
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Piedras Blancas is almost inaccessible to tourists, which is a good thing from a conservation point of view. Saladero Ecolodge is one of only two (I think) ecolodges that border on the park, as well as on the Golfo Dulce and we were able to...More

1  Thank boblittlerhinostudio
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

$10.00 entrance fee and more than worth it. Bring snacks and water - easy trail but can take you 3 hours if you stop a lot to explore. Bring a knowledgeable guide with you in order to get the most out of the trail. We...More

Thank MouseDoctor
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We recently visited this park based on the TripAdvisor reviews. Probably the funnest part was the 4WD access to the ranger station. We didn't see any animals, but the hike was still beautiful and there was literally no one there. We did Manuel Antonio, Corcovado,...More

1  Thank StotheC
Reviewed 17 February 2016

The rainforest here is uncut and unspoiled. It is one of a few places that jaguar, ocelot and other endangered felines still roam. Great for naturalists and birdwatchers.

1  Thank Shaun M
Reviewed 4 February 2016

This park has much of the rainforest, birds and wildlife you may see in Corcovado. You can stay in golfito and visit in a say or longer.

Thank Montanajalan
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