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Tortuguero Canal

Tortuguero Canal Terminal de Cruceros Japdeva | Cruise Terminal, Puerto Limon 70101, Costa Rica
+506 8362 2550
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Tortuguero Canal Terminal de Cruceros Japdeva | Cruise Terminal, Puerto Limon 70101, Costa Rica
+506 8362 2550
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We took the Tortuguero Canal boat tour as the second part of a Princess Cruises excursion when we at Puerto Limon in Costa Rica. In the morning, we went to a rainforest aerial tram tour two hours from the cruise ship. We had few sightings...More

Thank geotech522
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We negotiated the price in port. We were a group of 6 in a private van. The river wildlife was very interesting and included a stop at a beach and a banana plantation. We paid $30 per person compared to $74 charged on the ship.

Thank svartman2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited the rainforest during the morning on our return to the ship we stopped for a more brief excursion on the canal. In practise the canal ran parallel and adjacent to the road over a significant length of the somewhat brief excursion, and with...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The boat we were in had no seats, and sat on the sides of the boat on cushions. Interesting thing is that this was the only boat we saw that had no seats. It was an uncomfortable trip.

Thank Apydazes
Reviewed April 12, 2017

This was a pleasant experience but not the best. You board a small boat that holds up to 30? passengers and thankfully is open air but covered. I thought we were going an hour or so down the canal to see monkeys, sloths, birds but...More

Thank Holly D
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Although the canal is not pristine, and the boats a bit "rough around the edges", we were delighted at the number of animals we saw. Our guide and boat operator treated us to howler monkeys, two and three-toed sloths, a crocodile, cayman, crabs and a...More

Thank sippican
Reviewed April 6, 2017

We did a cruise on the canals as part of a day excursion from a cruise ship berthed at Puerto Limon. The canals are a bit dirty, but we saw lots of wildlife - many sloths, monkeys, all sorts of birds. Worth doing and we...More

Thank roaming_kiwi58
Reviewed April 3, 2017

The canals are a bit dirty and it's a boat ride. For us our guide was terrific which made it more of an experience because he found the wildlife for us and made sure we saw it. His English was a bit weak but we...More

Reviewed March 30, 2017

Well worth visiting and not at all crowded or touristy. Plenty of wildlife to see along these natural waterways. We went with Portlimon tours and they were excellent and looked after us well.

Thank jazz15
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

Would highly recommend this trip. The guide was very knowledgeable and pointed out the animals that we would have otherwise missed as they are so well camouflaged

Thank Rhona61
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Can anyone tell me if we can find a boat trip for the Tortuguero Canal after we arrive on our ship in Puerto Limon. Thanks.
February 25, 2017|
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Response from swat1544 | Reviewed this property |
There are tour hounds waiting for you when you get off the ship.
Mahesh J
can somebody please help me for the best tour operator for tortugeuro canal tour should we take 1 hr or 4 hr tour best time morning or evening are all tour operator charging same or price is negotiable thanks
October 28, 2016|
Response from CordeliaMinnesota | Reviewed this property |
We booked a tour with Eduardo Humphreys, Yourluckytour . it was$58pp USD 4 hr tour. 4hr tour that included Tortuguero Canal
Mahesh J
dear sir can u please give the email jof the tour operator how much does it cost . do u need to bargain
October 28, 2016|
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Response from Anne F | Reviewed this property |
We worked with Jorge Ramirez Morales, of Puerto Limon Tours. His email is jorgel.cr and it is a hotmail account. You can also find him on Facebook. We did not need to bargain with him as his prices were very reasonable and... More