Jungle Safari Crocodile

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Martí Micolau
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Come visit a variety of wild residents of Costa Rica on a half-day jungle safari from Central Pacific. You will face the world of crocodiles, the site also offers shelter to a whole range of exotic animals. Admire the fascinating lifestyle of crocodiles, birds and lizards as you cruise down the Tarcoles River, located in the heart of the Costa Rican jungle.

Highlights

  • Done in English

Just two hours from urban San Jose, the Tarcoles River is one of the four rivers of the Nicoya Peninsula. You will have a lot to see on this exciting tour such as a wide variety of vegetation and fauna. You'll be in the middle of one of the world's largest crocodiles, allowing for up-close views and spectacular photography. Some of these crocodiles are up to 4,5 meters long!



In addition to crocodiles, you will be able to see more than 50 kinds of birds including the very rare scarlet macaw. The Tarcoles River is also home to a wide variety of resident and migratory waterfowl. "Jesus Christ of the Lizards", named after their amazing ability to walk on water.

Your bilingual guide provides information about the crocodiles and other associated species you may see. On the way downstream, the boat heads along the Guacalillo Estuary, a diverse mangrove ecosystem that includes four different species of mangrove trees.

Detailed schedule

Starting point :
Departure of the tour from Jaco Beach, Punta Leone and Fiesta Resort hotel


Departure time :


  • 09 45 pm
  • 14 45 pm

Hotel pickup begins prior to this date, exact pickup time will be advised upon reconfirmation.

Return details:
back to the starting point

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