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Animals and Adventure

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Animals and Adventure

Two 60 year old adventurers - what is the best way to see animals and how does the Ecoglide (#1 on trip advisor I think I saw) compare to Hanging Bridges and Sky Adventure. Thanks!

Brooklyn, New York
Destination Expert
for Sarapiqui
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1. Re: Animals and Adventure

Best animals would be at (1) boat tour of Cano Negro (full day trip); (2) stay at Arenal Observatory Lodge; (3) guided tour of Arenal Hanging Bridges.

To be honest, the wildlife in the nearby Sarapiqui area (about 2 hours by car away) is vastly superior to the wildlife you'll find in the Arenal area.

Chicago, Illinois
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2. Re: Animals and Adventure

Anywhere but Arenal/Monteverde bridges and Zip Lines, too much noise and people, best time is early morning 5am to 8am.

Tortuguero, Selva Verde, Cano Negro, Osa-Corcovado areas...

Costa Rica
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reviews: 24
3. Re: Animals and Adventure

I agree with Racandee. Cano Negro is great for wildlife and since it's a boat trip, easier on the knees than hiking. The Sarapiqui area is great for wildlife and you can hike or take a boat. Tortuguero is also an amazing place and great for wildlife.

I would also check out some of these places: http://www.costaricanbirdroute.com/sites.htm This is good coverage of the Sarapiqui area and has some great off-the-beaten-path locations as well.

San Jose, Costa Rica
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for Costa Rica
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4. Re: Animals and Adventure

For you guys...and base on your info...agree with Racandee and Hattie...Cano Negro is waiting for you...and they really know ...and..respect...Costa Rica...

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Bermuda
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for Bermuda
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reviews: 26
5. Re: Animals and Adventure

Hola Hattie bienvenido

Costa Rica
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6. Re: Animals and Adventure

Gracias, sonnysullivan!

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