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Jungle Crocodile Safari

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Address: | Tarcoles River, Tarcoles, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506-2637-0656
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Know and explore an unique tourist destination in Tarcoles, Costa Rica....

Know and explore an unique tourist destination in Tarcoles, Costa Rica. Jungle Crocodile Safari offers its visitors the opportunity to observe American Crocodiles, with sizes over four meters long, iguanas and basilisks in their natural environment, along with more than a hundred twenty different species of resident and migratory, terrestrial and coastal birds.

Specialized bilingual guides accompany their group, offering wide educational information on the crocodiles and the ecology of this wonderful natural refuge, while facilitating the visitors the opportunity to photograph and film the wild life at a very short distance.

Come and live this great experience with us!

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Jungle Crocodile Safari and Bird Watching Tour
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Nice tour

Together with your ticket you will get a list with all 60 birds, so you can check off everything you see. We were able to cross off 18 different birds on one tour

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Tom D
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Long Island, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went on this river tour... our tour guide was very informative and pointed out all the different animals.. we saw lots of different birds, water fowl, wild horses and a huge 18 foot Crocodile named "Osahma" they said he is about 80 years old... laying still in the water with his eyes peeking out above the water watching us...... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Together with your ticket you will get a list with all 60 birds, so you can check off everything you see. We were able to cross off 18 different birds on one tour

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Thank Tom D
Dijon, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm writing another review of this trip as we went on a different one this year. The Jungle tour has to be congratulated for not putting its staff at risk by enticing the crocodiles out of the water with bits of chicken. The guides also provide real information about the birds and animals who are allowed to carry on the... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was with a tour group and we had our tour, saw crocodiles and a few birds and then had lunch. Nothing exciting about the food and it took a long time coming, even though we'd ordered before we set out on our tour. Gift shop mediocre.

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Thank sharon r
Jungle Crocodil... C, Public Relations Manager at Jungle Crocodile Safari, responded to this review

Hi Sharon, Thank you for your review, we just want to make sure you are reviewing the actual place you went to, because sometimes visitors get confused with some other companies that operate near by. We usually do not take more than 5 minutes to bring lunch specially if it has been ordered before taking the tour as we have... More 

Santa Barbara, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very leisurely cruise along the Tarcoles River where your guide gives you background information of the area. And if you're a bird watcher you will enjoy this cruise as you are given a pamphlet of all different types of birds and the guide tries to spot them along the way, so make sure you bring binoculars! The... More 

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Thank Lynette51
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The wonderful guide and boat captain took us through parts of the Tarcoles river. They pointed out many different species of birds, along with some monkeys and lizards. The crocodiles here are amazing with the males being really huge!! The captain got us REALLY close to several of them..so awesome! At one point the captain turned of the engine and... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful, relaxing tour on the river with a knowledgable guide. The bird identification pamphlet was very helpful, and the guide pointed out over 17 different species of birds, including the wonderful Boat-Billed Heron. We saw plenty of crocodiles and pulled up very close to some. There's no danger--the boat is big and the crocodiles stay in the... More 

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Thank Goodwin D
Jungle Crocodil... C, Public Relations Manager at Jungle Crocodile Safari, responded to this review

Hi Goodwin, Thank you for joining us in this wonderful tour, we are glad you enjoyed it. Hope you come and visit us again. Regards, Jungle Crocodile Safari & Bird Watching Team More 

Costa Rica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

we went to look the second biggest population of crocodiles in CR Tarcoles River we re watching how the guides feed them what a risk but the most espectacular is how the know all them and their territories the mangrove is very amazine with lots of aerial roots and wildlive living in it i ve seen around 20 different species... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

We came here with a school group and spent over an hour on the river seeing all sorts of animals, not just crocodiles. Our regular tour guide worked with a boat driver from the crocodile safari to make it a great experience for us. The driver had an amazing ability to spot wildlife on the riverbanks, no matter how well... More 

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Jungle Crocodil... C, Public Relations Manager at Jungle Crocodile Safari, responded to this review

Hi Laura, We are glad you took the time to let us know how much you enjoyed the Jungle Crocodile Safari & Bird Watching Tour! We hope you have a great time in Costa Rica. Regards, Jungle Crocodile Safari & Bird Watching Team More 

Lithopolis, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

This is a relaxing tour. I would suggest taking this tour earlier in the day to beat the heat. We received a great bird identification guide pamphlet that I will keep for future use. We didn't see as much wildlife as in other tours because of the heat of the day. We saw cranes and gators. What made the trip... More 

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