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Jungle Crocodile Safari

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Address: | Tarcoles River, Tarcoles, Costa Rica
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+506 2637 0656
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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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$30.00*
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Jungle Crocodile Safari and Bird Watching Tour
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$85.00*
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Jungle Crocodile Safari and Aerial Tram Tour with Lunch

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See some animals of Costa Rica

Short boat ride with lots of stopping and backing up. It's all about finding animals, mostly crocodiles and birds. Birders will love this. I saw toucans, egrets galore. Also... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
VictoriaK2
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San Jose, California
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San Jose, California
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235 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Short boat ride with lots of stopping and backing up. It's all about finding animals, mostly crocodiles and birds. Birders will love this. I saw toucans, egrets galore. Also horses, brahma bulls, and one shy capuchin monkey.

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San Francisco
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242 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The river cruise is in an opensided boat. Our cruise included numerous bird sightings along with the numerous crocodiles and iguanas. The crocs slide right past the sides of the boat, so don't dip your fingers in the water. The guide was extremely knowledgeable in pointing out the different species that we past.

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Thank Sue P
Kent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Review two adults, vacation. This was the second part of an excursion by coach from our cruise ship. Brilliant. I was not expecting much after a previous Everglades tour years ago which was almost devoid of "critters", but this was superb. Crocs everywhere, and many birds on the banks and mangroves. Knowledgeable guide.The only irritant is human, the inevitable tourist... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cruise is a pleasant and relaxing way to view some of the wildlife of Costa Rica. The guide was knowledgeable and we saw a lot of birds and crocodiles on the one and a half hour tour. It gave us another perspective of Costa Rica.

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Thank Hoosierfan100
Jungle Crocodil... C, Public Relations Manager at Jungle Crocodile Safari, responded to this review

Hi Hossierfan100, Thank you for you review. We hope you took a great perspective of Costa Rica with you. It is our main goal to give our visitors a wonderful and knowledgeable Crocodile and Bird Watching Tour experience. Pura Vida! Jungle Crocodile Safari & Bird Watching Tour Team More 

Cambridge
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This operator doesn't feed the wildlife, which is why we decided to book with them. Apart from plenty of crocodiles we saw an amazing array of bird species, which our guide (thank you Wilky) spotted with eagle eyes...the highlight was a pygmy kingfisher at the end of the trip. Highly recommended, we are thinking about going again tomorrow morning!

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Thank CaribbeanFreunde
Jungle Crocodil... C, Guest Relations Manager at Jungle Crocodile Safari, responded to this review

Hi CaribbeanFreunde, Thank you for you review. We are happy to know you enjoyed the Jungle Crocodile Safari & Bird Watching Tour. Indeed we do not feed Crocodiles as we do understand they are species with a vulnerable conservation status. Pura Vida! Jungle Crocodile Safari & Bird Watching Tour Team More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did this activity as part of the Caravan Natural Paradise Tour. We were on the boat about 1 1/2 hrs. We were able to drift up quite close to some crocodiles that were on the banks of the shore, amazing! Also saw lots of birds of all types. The guide was very knowledgeable and interesting. It was lots of... More 

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

Hi Nancy, Thank you for you review. We are happy to know you enjoyed the Jungle Crocodile Safari & Bird Watching Tour. It is our main goal to give our visitors a wonderful Crocodile Tour experience. Pura Vida! Jungle Crocodile Safari & Bird Watching Tour Team More 

Snellville, Georgia
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

We thought we'd take a side trip en route to our vacation destination. Turns out this was the highlight of our week. It was well worth the money. Excellent guide. Beautiful animals and birds. Fun boat ride.

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

Hi Bdstephen, Thank you for you review. We are happy to know you enjoyed the Jungle Crocodile Safari & Bird Watching Tour. We hope you have an amazing time in Costa Rica! Pura Vida! Jungle Crocodile Safari & Bird Watching Tour Team More 

Walkerton, Canada
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78 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

we took this tour as part of a packaged adventure tour. The tour company made a good choice. About two hours on the water, nice an slow looking for birds and crocs. Saw 54 different birds. The guide knew his stuff, we tend to ask a lot of questions, and he knew the answers.

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

Hi Edward, Thank you for you review. Our team is very knowledgeable as we intend to make a fun and educational experience of our Jungle Crocodile Safari & Bird Watching Tour. We work every day to give our visitors a wonderful crocodile tour experience. Pura Vida! Jungle Crocodile Safari & Bird Watching Tour Team More 

Palm City, Florida, United States
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

Saw everything we could hope for - lots of birds, reptiles and monkeys. Huge crocodiles. Iguanas and "Jesus" lizards. Howler monkeys. Spoonbills, herons, hawks.

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

Hi Kelly, Thank you for you review. We are happy to know you enjoyed the Jungle Crocodile Safari & Bird Watching Tour. We work every day to give our visitors a wonderful Crocodile Tour experience. Pura Vida! Jungle Crocodile Safari & Bird Watching Tour Team More 

Chengdu, China
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

This is a very good and convenient stop on the way to the central pacific beach destinations. The tour only takes around 2 hours on the boat along the Tarcoles river, including the river delta and mangroves. The river is very famous for its crocodiles, and at the same time you can also see a lot of birds, lizards and... More 

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

Hi JCb1996, We are happy to know you enjoyed the Jungle Crocodile Safari & Bird Watching Tour. It is really important to us, as we work every day to give our visitors a wonderful Crocodile Tour experience. Regards, Jungle Crocodile Safari & Bird Watching Tour Team More 

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