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Jungle Crocodile Safari

Address: PO Box 1542, San Pedro, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506 2241-1853
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Ranked #3 of 6 Attractions in San Pedro
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I suspect every boat has a "Crazy Joe" on it, but our "Crazy Joe" was a nutcase. These crocs aren't the type that Aussie bloke Steve Erwin played with. They'd been kept so cold they could hardly move. These are wild crocs in a natural river, and they are fast. The only thing keeping Crazy Joe from being eaten was... More 

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Windsor, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Took this trip through the Celebrity cruise off-shore excursions - not really knowing what we were going to see. It took about 45 minutes to get to the site from the ship which allowed us to see some very beautiful countryside along the way. When we got to the Jungle Crocodile Safari site we were assigned a boat and off... More 

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Heathcote NSW Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We visited as part of a shore excursion when we were on a cruise, and I'm glad we did. The visit to the Jungle Crocodile Safari was thrilling. We hoped to see crocodiles and we certainly saw plenty, with the help of our boat guide - plus we also saw plenty of birds and lizards etc. The boat guides know... More 

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New Jersey
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

This tour did not disappoint. Not only did we see plenty of crocs but lots and lots of birds. The guides were so cool. They made sure we saw everything that the river had to offer. My friends and I enjoyed every minute. Thanks.

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Green Bay
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Yes, the crocodiles were cool to see. Huge, prehistoric looking, ominous characters, no doubt. But for this non-birder, the birds were even more fascinating. We saw over 30 varieties in less than two hours, and almost all possessed spectacular coloration or patterning. Our boat pilot took his time and gave all in our group a good look at whatever we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Our desk clerk at our little hotel suggested this group for our tour. He told us it was the best. It was 10:30 when we decided to take the 3:30 tour on the same day. We were picked up on time, received a cool drink when we arrived, and treated to a delightful tour. Not only did we see crocodiles,... More 

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Austin, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

There are several places offering this type of tour along the Tarcoles River - from what we could see this was the best one when it comes to comfort and services for it's customers. Our 2 hour crocodile tour ended up being almost 2 1/2 hours and included some awesome bird watching and lizard sightings. We got some great photographs.... More 

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Somerset, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We spent about two hours on a little boat exploring the Tarcoles River which is known for its abundance of crocodiles.We also visited the Mangrove which is a crucial habitat for a number of bird species.The Captain and Tour Guide in our boat had eagle eyes and were experienced "Birders". They pointed out numerous species of birds and other wildlife... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

The hour trip was amazing and shocking. Dozens of different birds up close. And don't forget crocodiles! We saw a 16 footer that swam right up to the boat. Also saw a pool of 10 smaller (6-8 foot ones). Boat was nice and clean. Was a blast!

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

This is the closest we've ever gotten to a crocodile without being scared. There were quite a few on the river and the guide even had names for most of them. We spotted some birds too. A pleasant ride.

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