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Parque Nacional Curu

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Address: Tambor, Tambor, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 50626410100
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Great as a day tour

We had a great time in the curu reserve. They had varied hikes to walk, all depending on how much you wanted to see. We did several different paths and saw both mangroves and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
IbenSchalck
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great time in the curu reserve. They had varied hikes to walk, all depending on how much you wanted to see. We did several different paths and saw both mangroves and jungle. There's possibilities for snorkeling and walking on the beach. They have a nice souvenir shop. I really liked it!

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

During our stay the monkeys and other animals were fed so it was a hectic stay. Unfortunately our kids were stung by jellyfish. Vinegar helped immediately.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

I had never heard of Curu and I was born and raised in Costa Rica. We stumbled upon it and I am so glad we did. We saw the most wild life I have ever experienced in Costa Rica and I travel there annually.

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Thank Karlavvh
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Loved this reserve. Howler monkeys, white faced monkeys, and spider monkeys. Very beautiful trails. Very peaceful when the howler moneys aren't roaring.

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San Francisco, California
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Good hikes in the park, boat rides to the nearby island (Tortuga) is very expansive and go our only couple of times a day. There is very little guidance. The map is barely readable and in Spanish. The maintenance level of the park is very low... But we saw many monkeys, birds, iguana, snakes and other beautiful wildlife and unique... More 

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Saint John, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

We didn't spend much time in the park,this is where we met our kayaking guide (Seascape Kayak, excellent guides). But what little of the park we did see was lovely, we saw white faced monkeys, racoons,iguanas and a coati all near the parking lot where the buildings are. We also saw cattle and deer on the drive in. There are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

We had a great guide! We learned a lot on monkeys behaviours. We have been able to see them really closed. The guide showed us amazing birds. He provides us their names and tips to recognize them .

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South Bend, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

Nice park, with most of the monkeys, iguanas, agouti, deer, and birds between the entrance and parking area. We did hike but the signage is not very good and the map (you have to ask for it at the gift shop) is worse. It has nice beaches, beautiful palm trees and a river running through it. The initial path is... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

The hike was great, the trails were very well marked. I would definitely recommend taking a guide. I could not see any of the animals on my own, but Coey found wild turkey, monkeys, and many other animals and birds.

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North Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

Had a great excursion and saw a rare sighting of a cappuchin monkey almost beside a howler monkey and our guide said that they are territorial and you dont ever see this. Saw a couple of there deer and boy are they smaller than ours here in Canada. I would recommend if staying at the Barcelo Tambor that you go... More 

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