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Tortuguero Canal

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Address: Tortuguero Canal Terminal de Cruceros Japdeva | Cruise Terminal, Puerto Limon 70101, Costa Rica
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+506 8362 2550
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Limon Shore Excursion: Tortuguero Canals Tour
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Limon Shore Excursion Small Group Tour with Sloth Sanctuary and Tortuguero

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Well worth the visit

Nice up-close view of nature on a fun ride. Takes about an hour and many terrific photo opportunities

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Jim P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice up-close view of nature on a fun ride. Takes about an hour and many terrific photo opportunities

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was part of a tour, 6 in 1 tour, with Your Luck Tour. Please go and read about it there and you will find a full write up.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Even in the rain it was a good opportunity to see the local wildlife, a variety of birds, two and three toed sloths, monkeys and even a caiman. Also got to see the drug boat graveyard of the Costa Rican Coast Guard. Well worth the time.

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Denton, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I'm sure this would be great for anyone who has never been in a tropical place. I found it quite boring and was left wondering why it gets such great reviews. The staff is friendly and courteous. It is a great tour for someone who has never been out of America. Sorry I can not get excited about this very... More 

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New London, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Took a shore excursion from Celebrity Equinox. Also included a train ride through the jungle. Took the morning tour- saw lots of animals: hollar monkeys, spider monkeys, tree sloths. The old train was also interesting, with stops to see the monkeys jumping in the trees. The "canal" is really a muddy, small river, but the boat was comfortable. Like other... More 

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Meriden, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed this tour Our guide pointed out many birds, sloths and monkeys along the route turning the boat so both sides could see

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting the Veraguas Rainforest, we were driven by our guide to the Tortuguero Canal for a one hour boat trip. Up the canal, our guide pointed out purple egrets and other birds. In the mangrove we spotted a caiman or alligator. Back river, we saw eagles and other birds. But at the end a family of five howling monkies... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent trip with excellent tour guides and loads of information saw loads of wildlife including crocodiles and caymans

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome trip!!!!! We will remember this trip to Costa Rica for a lifetime. It was so amazing to see the animals in their natural habitat. Definitely looking forward to revisiting Costa Arica to spend more time exploring this beautiful country.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great experience on the boat ride with sloths and birds to photograph, the fresh fruit after the tour was great. But like other travelers have said, you have to wonder why there is no trash clean up program in this beautiful country.

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