Costa Rican Wildlife at Palo Verde National Park

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Ranging from mangroves to swamps, saltwater to freshwater lagoons, Costa Rica's Palo Verde National Park has it all! This day trip takes you on a journey along the Bebedero River to see exotic animals such as anteaters and crocodiles. You may also spot howler monkeys, green iguanas, and a wide array of local Costa Rican birds.


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As you travel down the deep and slow Bebedero River, you will pass through dry Pacific savannahs, where there is a myriad of wildlife to admire in Guanacaste's phenomenal Palo Verde National Park. The park provides sanctuary to a wide variety of birds, including the American woodstock, roseate spoonbill, boat-billed heron, tiger heron and tropical flycatcher.

Palo Verde National Park offers diversity, with mangroves, swamps, lagoons and marshes. There are also hardwood and softwood forests where the characteristics of Palo Verde, or horse bean, grows.

During your boat trip through the park, your guide will help you become an excellent bird watcher and teach you how to differentiate their calls.

This trip offers an exceptional experience amid the beauty of Costa Rican nature!

Detailed schedule

Starting point :
Tour departs from all major hotels in Papagayo, Tamarindo, Flamingo and Conchal

Departure time :
Pick up at the hotel around 06:00

Return details:
Return to the starting point around 14:30 p.m.

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