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Reserva Biologica Carara

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Punta Arenas, Costa Rica
+506 2637 1054
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Beautiful trail

This was a very nice trail through the rain forest. Informative plaques all along the trail. Heard... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Farmersville, Ohio
via mobile
Good walk to see a lot of animals ang vegetation

This place has two areas. Main area has trails to walk about 2 hours if you like to see details of... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
San Jose, Costa Rica
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A coastal rain forest park.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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Punta Arenas, Costa Rica
+506 2637 1054
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a very nice trail through the rain forest. Informative plaques all along the trail. Heard Macaws way up in the trees, but couldn't see them.

Thank littledonniedart
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This place has two areas. Main area has trails to walk about 2 hours if you like to see details of animals and trees, flowers. the enviroment es hot and dry on summer time but in rain season is great to walk around. The second...More

1  Thank Marco_Montero
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The park has a level, paved footpath making it easily accessible for people of all abilities. The trail makes one big loop and has some informative signs along the way. There are restrooms near the parking lot and also about halfway along the trail. I...More

Thank nycflygirl
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Lovely reseve, friendly and helpful. Particularly liked explanation boards explaining about transitional zones forest suitable for both dry and wet zone plants and animals. The plants heights, the shapes, the shape of roots like mangroves, make this a place to spend many hours and take...More

Thank puffin_10
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Really close to Jáco by bus I found this national park really good to get to see Costa Rican wildlife.

Thank Nils M
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Following a trail in the rainforest with a ranger was an exciting adventure - we were treated to views of many birds, an anteater high up in the canopy in a huge Guanacaste tree, a dozing Howler Monkey, a Coati loping along not far from...More

4  Thank Pamela T
Reviewed 21 November 2015

We walked around in Carara for a few hours on our last day in Costa Rica, and got there at the worst time of day for birding. Nonetheless, our guide had an eye for the small, easily missed birds that were still moving about. We...More

Thank Sonja W
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Great 1/2 day walk to see Macaws and experience the rainforest. Close to the Central Valley, easy drive. Hire a guide- it makes all the difference!

1  Thank SilverSpring6
Reviewed 11 September 2015

We spend 2 hours in the park - pathways are well prepared, and saw quite a lot of animals, amongst them a little Viper...

2  Thank Andreas_Letto
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

A good hiking tour for the family. Kids had a good time. We went off season donut was very muddy and buggy. Bring insect repellent. There were no guides available so we did a self guided tour. The plaques were well written and very helpful....More

2  Thank Michael M
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