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Address: | Abel Diaz Borge, 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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So much wildlife so little time!

You see everything from Monkeys to Lizards, Bats, Crabs Frogs as as amazing birds including herons and egrets.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You see everything from Monkeys to Lizards, Bats, Crabs Frogs as as amazing birds including herons and egrets.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took a 2 hr boat tour and enjoyed the wild life. I highly recommend doing this even if only once in your life. I took a video of the boat passing through the canals; it was magical: the rain, the peacefulness, and the sheer green beauty of the place will be one of the memories I will never forget.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The tour guide we used was fantastic. David from Roots Tours. But it was made possible to us by Sarah from La Casona where we stayed who offered to look after Gigi our Pitbull who travels the globe with us and who were not allowed entrance into the park. A lot of local dogs are in the park so it's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The wildlife in this area cannot fail to impress even the most nature adverse person. The birds are particularly stunning but make sure you have a guide or you risk missing a lot of the shier animal life

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I went on a few tours in Tortuguero National Park with several guides and I was taken aback with the wildlife I saw there. Just sheer beauty, whether you take a canal boat tour or a rainforest hike, just remember to pause and take it all in! I even managed to see a baby sea turtle making its way to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every boat tour was darting back and forth across the lagoon in the same area close to the park entrance to look at the same animals. Park should either space out the tours or have them start in different areas of the park.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the must visits of Costa Rica this N.P. has several great things to offer and offcourse lots of wildlife. The big attraction are offcourse the turtles. Do go on a nightwalk to see them (but be respectfull to the animals!) Those sight I will never forget, especially the little turtles coming out of their nest and getting from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most amazing boat ride through the channels. We saw more wildlife than I ever imagined. But do remember that this is a rain forest. And rain it did. And did. And did. At least it was a warm rain, and it didn't slow down the animals too much

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's an easy accessible park and we saw a lot of animals. The strange thing, comming from the river side you need to pay.but from the sea side, there is no control.Not sure if you have to show a ticket. Return is at sign 60. If you make your way back by the beach around 16.30-17.00, you might see young... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to many tropical Wilderness areas and this is definitely one of the best. Loved seeing all the animal and plant life. I wasn't there for the turtles, but the forest is worth a visit in of itself.

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