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Veragua Rainforest Park

Limon, Costa Rica, Puerto Limon 1000, Costa Rica
+506 4000 0949
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Ranked #3 of 19 Attractions in Puerto Limon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Immerse yourself in nature by riding an open tram through the rainforest canopy where you will observe monkeys, exotic birds, colorful insects, the... more » Owner description: Immerse yourself in nature by riding an open tram through the rainforest canopy where you will observe monkeys, exotic birds, colorful insects, the occasional shy sloth and other extraordinary rainforest inhabitants. « less
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San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I had the chance to explore with the owner, Martí Jiménez, the new improved canopy line, and it is something I will never forget. This is the fourth time I do Canopy, and it was great. Very good equipment and plataforms, and excelent guides. We got to see sloths and toucans, and great views of the natural tropical forest. I... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Our trip to Veragua was full of amazing surprises. Hide in the middle of the tropical rain forest this research adventure park, offers one of the best organize tours I have ever bee. Great food, and super knowledgeable guide, made our experience unforgettable

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Finksburg, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I was really looking to experiencing this rain forest after reading about it. We were on a cruise of the Panama Canal and this was the port we stopped at the day after the canal. First of all you go on a 45 - 60 minute bus ride to get there. That wouldn't be so bad if most of the... More

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Winterset, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The middle of the trip was interesting and informative, with a few extras to keep the rain forest itself a little above average to see. The down side is the trip to and from. It took 1 hr and 15 min each way to go about 10 miles across an extremely rough road in an unconfortable seat. I'm a little... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

After reading all the positive reviews of Veragua Rainforest, I was hoping this place would be a highlight of our cruise. Unfortunately, it was very disappointing. Had I never been to a rainforest before, I might have been really impressed with this place. Unfortunately, I have been to several other much more impressive rainforests in other countries. My main criticism... More

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Las Vegas
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

By all means if you have never been to a rain forest or will not be able to go to one with a large array of wildlife, visiting this one is wise simply for the lushness of the vegetation. This rain-forest is more like a visit to a zoo. You spend quite a bit of time looking for animals and... More

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Belton, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We learned a lot about the rain forest and how nature is in balance. we do not need to mess with it or fix it. Amazing tour. Guide Ken was extremely informative and answered all my questions.

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North Attleboro
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25 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

The rainforest was beautiful. Of course, we got rained on. But we saw a sloth and a couple of beautifully colored frogs that were poisonous. Saw the most amazing butterfly that when it flapped its wings it alternated between purple and yellow!

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Brecon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

We too visited from a cruise ship, this is a special place, our guide was very knowledgeable with good English. We viewed snakes (captive!), took a beautiful walk through the butterfly house, looked at frogs and toads, and were lucky enough to see several gorgeous wild sloths. The aerial tramway ride is stunning as you ride above the rainforest canopy.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

Visited on a cruise ship excursion. What an amazing an trip! The staff was extremely informative and the scientists were knowledgeable and friendly. Would love to have a job like that. Beautiful butterflies and frogs.

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