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Address: Quizarra, San Isidro de El General 11901, Costa Rica
Phone Number: (506) 2253-3267
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Beautiful historic setting for bird watching with an excellent guide.

This is a very peaceful setting for birding and is very deserving of the support from tourist dollars.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Canadiantraveler8888
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a very peaceful setting for birding and is very deserving of the support from tourist dollars.

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Connecticut
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Exceptional viewing of many species of birds. The Guide, Andres, was fabulous and knowledgeable, could find and call birds with ease.

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1 Thank Linda C
Vancouver, British Columbia
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25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

This was one of the hilights of our trip to Costa Rica. Took the kids and had a great afternoon. We had the place to ourselves and our guide was excellent.

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1 Thank Scott P
Epsom, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

More than just for birders, this is a great place to visit for everyone. The gardens are beautiful and we did a very interesting and fruitful trail here as well. Although (with a personal guide) three of us were nearly two weeks into a pretty intense three-week birding trip, we still managed 15 new species in and around Cursingos. These... More 

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1 Thank Michael P
Alajuela, Costa Rica
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

We did not find it worthwhile at all to visit this reserve.There is nearly no bird to see.and even with an expensive " guide" ( cost= 10 usd por person !) our visit remained a very bad experience.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

It's a beautiful place to watch different species of birds and butterflies. There is a trail to take you to a river with fast-moving water. The garden has flowers attracting lots of hummingbirds.

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1 Thank Pei-Chun P
Los Angeles
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106 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

My visit to Los Cusingos was definitely enhanced by having Andres as a guide. He knows the property and the habits of the birds, making him invaluable. He is calm and sets a nice pace. The trails are some of the best maintained that I've experienced, adding to the pleasure of birding there. I would not have stopped at the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We were given a bundle of bananas at the gate to restock any of the feeding stations - and were greeted at the very first spot with a hoard of interested birds. The grounds are extensive and the collection in the garden of native plants could take days to examine in detail. There were clouds of butterflies in the shafts... More 

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Redding, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

... Tawny-winged woodcreeper. Just some of the nice birds I saw there. Petroglyphs fantastic too. A great day trip. Its possible to go by bus from San Isidro Gen. Takes about 40 minutes. However, if you want to be there for morning birding best to take a cab. The price (one way) should be 20 dollars for a cab. There... More 

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Provo, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

If you go make sure you request that the rangers open the museum. It is fascinating to see how Alexander Skutch and his wife of 50 years Pamela Lankester lived in such a beautiful and remote place. The rangers were very willing to open the museum even though we were the only visitors to the park that day. Take time... More 

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