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Tarcoles Bridge

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Tarcoles Bridge

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Route 34, Tarcoles, Garabito Municipality Costa Rica
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See some of Costa Rica's most beautiful flora and fauna with this visit to Carara National Park from Jaco. All four of the different types of forest found in Costa Rica exist in this park. However, for many visitors, the bird life is the big draw: the park is home to over 400 types of birds, including red macaws.
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flsurfer wrote a review Aug 2020
Grecia, Costa Rica422 contributions66 helpful votes
Several good souvenir shops are located just before the bridge. While we there only one large crocodile was on the bank. There is no guarantee of seeing crocodiles. We did see two scarlet macaws. There were police officers there when we arrived and we were told not to leave anything in our car. I imagine when tourists are allowed back in the country this will be a very busy spot, since there is no charge for viewing the crocodiles.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Robert D wrote a review Apr 2020
Heers, Belgium162 contributions71 helpful votes
if you are on the way to NP Carrara and Taroles for a boat trip, then this is a "normal" stop. You can see lots of crocs below you from the bridge.
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Date of experience: March 2020
tangi1 wrote a review Apr 2020
Elizabeth, New Jersey574 contributions307 helpful votes
On the road to Manual Antonio, this is a great stop to get out the car and take a look at the dozens of crocodiles. We parked at a small store and bought some drinks and chips, they let us safely leave our car for a few minutes for a short walk to the bridge.. We were lucky to see so many. Lots of fun.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Bill T wrote a review Mar 2020
Cedar Rapids, Iowa6 contributions
We stopped by the bridge after birding nearby. We were able to watch about a half-dozen crocodiles from the bridge. We also watched birds by the river and in the nearby trees.
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Date of experience: March 2020
gale f wrote a review Mar 2020
San Diego, California28 contributions5 helpful votes
We have stopped here many times including our most recent visit. They have added some protective barriers to protect sightseers while on the bridge since last visit. Its free and you can spend as much or as little time as you choose. It is a sure thing to see many large crocodiles here. Nearby sodas and souvenir stands are present if you want. It is good place to stretch your legs while driving Hwy 34.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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