Tortuguero National Park

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Tortuguero National Park
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Paul L
Grants Pass, OR99 contributions
Jan 2022
You simply have to experience this park with one of the many boat tours of the canals. The history is very interesting, and the array of wildlife is mind boggling.
Written January 18, 2022
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Carol C
Charlotte, NC11 contributions
Dec 2021 • Family
We went with Francisco from Tortuguero Tours. Saw strawberry poison dart frogs, spider monkeys, macaws and more on our day tour. On our boat tour with Francisco we saw so many birds, boa constrictor, the most amazing emerald basilisks, iguanas and more. Truly a place not to miss in Costa Rica.
Written December 21, 2021
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swisstraveller
Berne525 contributions
Nov 2021
Tortuguero NP was a major highlight of my 5 weeks trip to Costa Rica. I spent only 3 days there, and I would recommend to spend 1-3 days more. The trip to the lodge (I stayed at Laguna Lodge) alone is beautiful. First by bus and than from Finca Pavona by boat.

Once you are there, you go on boat safaris, and that is really amazing - so peaceful, so relaxing, so close to nature. I enjoyed seeing beautiful birds and animals (the 3-finger sloth we saw just 2 meters away from us was a major highlight - not only from my trip to Costa Rica, but from all trips I have ever done) but I also just enjoyed beeing on the water, with the most amazing greenery around us. The guide we had for the entire 3 day package from and back to San José was amazing and gave us so much great information. Thanks a lot to Carlos Arceyut for that !

Should I return to the region, I would like to spend more time in the national park, and also more time in Tortuguero village, which I found to be a very relaxed and pleasant place. I think it would be great to overnight there.
Written December 17, 2021
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Claudia P
Herzliya, Israel43 contributions
Oct 2021 • Family
I was a great experience. I highly recommend to go there . It takes like 3 hours with a guide on a canoe. But it’s totally awesome! We some some great animals. Sloths, monkeys, alligators and lots of birds. Must have binoculars!!!!
Written October 28, 2021
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wpboot
Amsterdam, The Netherlands2 contributions
Oct 2021 • Couples
Maybe an entire stadium.

That is what you can easily fill if you were to have a tour with Kevin Sambola Estrada. We did a late night turtle tour and a canoe tour. With humour and an enthusiasm that grasps you, he cannot stop talking about the turtles and its species, egg-laying, protection, and all the life within and around Tortuguero National Park. Kevin explains you every single thing you'd like to know - and more.

A guide which you buy a ticket for.
Written October 15, 2021
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Janneke R
4 contributions
Sep 2021
You shouldn't miss Tortuguera, and if you're there, you'll want to visit the park. NOTE: Get passes on line at least one day before you visit.
Written September 11, 2021
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Mark H
Soddy Daisy, TN86 contributions
Aug 2021
Wonderful boat ride through the park with Hector. He took us from the Anagalina hotel. Boa constrictors, Catalans, Howler monkeys, herrons,……just a great tour. So beautiful to float through this park. Hot!! Humid and Gorgeous.
Written August 7, 2021
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Islastyle6
Chapel Hill, NC54 contributions
Jul 2021
Tortuguero National Park was a beautiful place to visit. As I was there during turtle nesting season I was able to see green turtles laying eggs on the beach at night, it was definitely a memorable experience. Erick at Roots was excellent, and I also did a canoe and cultural tour during my time at Tortuguero that were amazing. I would highly recommend Tortuguero to anyone who wants to experience an unchartered type place, only accessible by boat, population of 1600. Everyone was very friendly and the tour was wonderful.
Written July 30, 2021
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Lee K
Prairie Village, KS880 contributions
Jun 2021
A large and beautiful place to experience. A photographer’s heaven. Take the tours because there is such a variety of plants and animals.
Written June 22, 2021
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Paula L
Grand Rapids, MI25 contributions
Jun 2021 • Family
Was able to see so many different animals in their natural habitat. An inside view of the jungle and all the beautiful scenery. Breath taking views and an unforgettable experience!
Written June 14, 2021
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