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“Amazing but find someone who can spot animals...” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cahuita National Park

Cahuita National Park
At the Far End of Main Street, Cahuita, Cahuita, Costa Rica
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Ranked #1 of 8 Attractions in Cahuita
Type: National Parks, Outdoors
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Owner description: This coastal park contains white sandy beaches and coral reefs.
Toronto, Canada
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“Amazing but find someone who can spot animals...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

If you want to see the diversity of the park I would suggest you growth someone who knows the area and animals. We would have loved the park without a guide but we would not have seen all of the animals without him. Our guide lives in town and goes there all the time so he knows what to look for. I would don't have seen the raccoons napping in the bush or the eyelash viper hiding in the tree trunk. The trail is very easy. Grab some wAter and a small snack outside off the park o the right hand side before you head in and don't forget your bug spray.
Take your time here and enjoy the beauty. Our 6 and 9 year old loved the 3 hours there ;)

Visited December 2013
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Garden Valley, California
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“Wonderful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Loved the whole experience. We ended up with a person that works for the park and guides people because he loves it. He spotted things that most people would never see in a million years. He did not ask for money but we gave him some and wished later we had given more. He is a super nice guy. We saw sloths, monkeys and much more. Take your time and really look around. There is a lot to see but you have to look for it.

Visited December 2013
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Colonial Beach, Virginia
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“Fine wildlife experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Good wildlife viewing. Flat easy trail. A guide is nice since they see things you might miss. Entrance is right in the heart of town.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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“Park number 1”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Never thought that I can see so much in the park of this size. I recomend to enter the park from Cahuita where enter fee is high as you give. You walk nice clean white beach and then you walk in to the forest. I met there family of five racoons which just walk half a meter far of me, groups of monkeys, yellow poison snake and one sloth which just fall from the tree just in front of me. Great after or whole day trip!

Visited November 2013
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Montpellier, France
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“a must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

ask for a guide! You will see everything differently!
departure on a boat , extraordinary snorkeling on the caribean see and then hiking in the forest with all sorts of animals and particularly monkeys
just do not forget to wear special shoes that you can walk in the water with don't stay barefoot.

Visited October 2013
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