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Gandoca - Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge

#26 of 81 things to do in Province of Limon Features Animals
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Gandoca Manzanillo Refuge Jungle Hike
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

I'm agree with all the positive advices. It was my third time in Costa Rica but my first time on the Caribbean coast. I decided to stay at Manzanillo because it was the last village at "the end of the road". And it was perfect;...More

1  Thank gil40100
Reviewed 14 June 2015

My wife and i came here on a guided hike with Terraventures. We came during the beginning of the rainy season so there weren't very many tourists and we got a private tour. We saw tons of animals including monkeys and sloths, hermit crabs, spiders,...More

2  Thank Jason C
Reviewed 11 June 2015

We (four adults) wandered down to the park one afternoon with no expectations. Drive past the "town," which is really just a few restaurants, to get to the mouth of the river that you cross to get to the amazing views. We walked just inland...More

2  Thank pearlwhite
Reviewed 16 April 2015

We had an interesting half day hike with a local guide. The rainforest is just bursting with life. We were lucky to see a sloth, a boa constrictor and a few golden eyelash vipers, as well as a tolomuco! If I were to do it...More

1  Thank Zianne
Reviewed 3 April 2015

My wife and I were visiting Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge for second year in a row when we were robbed at gunpoint by three masked young men.My wife ended up biting the man with the gun as he dropped it my wife managed to throw the...More

17  Thank Rob B
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Beautiful bay, sandy beach, village at the end of the road. Very laid back, friendly people. A place where you could completely relax :-)

Thank Christiane L
Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

We booked our tour through ATEC located in the center of Puerto Viejo. We chose ATEC because they support the community with many projects such as school fundraisers. Our guide was Florentino. We highly recommend him. He was enthusiastic, personable and very knowledgeable. He lent...More

1  Thank frog1010
Reviewed 13 March 2015

My wife, daughter, and I were led through the Manzanillo wildlife refuge by Abel. His knowledge, humor, and experience made this a fantastic experience. If your going on a hike in the refuge, get a guid, and if you get a guid, get Abel!

3  Thank brego7
Reviewed 8 March 2015

It was still free but they were building what looked like a large welcome centre so not sure if they will be charging an entrance fee soon. The first part of the trail is easy but soon the trail becomes hilly, muddy and slippery. We...More

3  Thank SoniaToronto
Reviewed 7 February 2015

Wading a stream we entered this refuge not sure waht to expect. Maybe the stream was as hard as it got? Are we glad it wasn't! Through thick jungle bush, up and down mud covered paths, sloths, monkeys, spiders, snakes and ants. Lots of ants....More

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