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Jaguar Rescue Center

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#1 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
Absolutely loved the tour of the rescue center, our tour guide was excellent, very educational visit, they do fantastic work with animals, rehabilitating them and releasing them back to their natural habitat.
This tour is so much more than you could wish for and you’ll get super close to all their beautiful animals!! Our guide Dan was amazing - he delivered fun facts and stories in a way that makes everyone leave with...
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#2 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
... very welcoming, supportive and so much fun! it felt like a road trip with friends, while still being professional and making sure that we had the full two hours of class where we all got to work on our skills.
Misael is a great instructor and we both were able to catch waves on our own towards the end of the session.
#3 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
Abel talked extensively on the various flora and fauna surrounding us and gave us tips and tricks on spotting wildlife and also how to take wildlife photography with our phones!
If you plan to be in the Puerto Viejo area and really want to learn about the ecosystem around you (as well as the local culture), I cannot recommend Able highly enough.
#4 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
Tortuguero was one of our favorite spots on our road trip in Costa Rica because of all the wildlife we've seen on the way :D We would highly recommend Tortuguero, Tortuguero Adventures & Tortuguero Adventures Gues...
Our guide Isaac has an incredible knowledge about flora and fauna and spotted many animals (birds, caimans, monkeys, lizards, water turtels etc.)!
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#5 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
There is so much beauty to see along the way, snaking through beach and forest along the Caribbean coast, and Jimmy generously offered local knowledge, whilst pointing out different animals, especially Sloths, whi...
... but came back beaming from ear to ear..He absolutely loved it,a beautiful ride all the way along Cocles beach to Punta Uva and back again,chatting with his instructer about the horses and also the wildlife whi...
#6 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
Luis also took us on the night tour and we were so pleased to see the red eyed tree frogs, and a sloth really close up (an amazing moment), plus lots of info about the plant life and environment.
We booked the 5:45am kayaking tour- Abel was friendly, extremely knowledgeable about the wildlife in the park-taking his time to answer any questions we had and sharing a wealth of information about the wildlife a...
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Relax Day Tours

Puerto Limon
#7 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
Federico provided a wonderful day tour package which included a safe tour through Tortuguero Canals (pointing out many local birds, sloths, monkeys, iguanas) , some local businesses and local beach, banana plantat...
We visited the Sloth Sanctuary, banana plantation, fruit market, canal boat ride, city highlights, etc. Federico arranged our day to our needs and desires...my husband is handicapped, and Federico made it all work.
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#8 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
Francisco (hike in national park), Mono (Canals with a canoe, we really loved Mono!) and Adrian (the turtletour) did their best to make the best of this beautiful day.
Francesco is a very nice and knowledgeable guide and we have seen sloths, monkeys, turtles, a cayman amongst many different birds and other beautiful animals.

Caribe Fun Tours

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#9 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
Both Banana Azul and Caribe Tours were terrific and I highly recommend both.For the tours , i took a snorkeling trip, the tour to the Jaguar Rescue Center, the Shaman tour in a Bri Bri village and the night hike i...
I went on 3 tours organised by them, snorkeling and a hike in Cahuita (where we saw lots of sloths and toucans, the guides were fantastic at spotting the wildlife), the Jaguar Rescue Centre and Punta Uva hike with...
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Gecko Trail - Day Tours

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#10 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
Amazing customer service, amazing transfers, with reliable and professional drivers (especially adventure transfers...highly recommend White Water Rafting), and such reasonable prices.
We had a very busy itinerary (at my request) & had some fabulous experiences including the white water rafting (Rio Pacuare), adventure connection, canyoneering (definitely a highlight even if I was almost dreadin...
#11 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
... it was really great, we must thank David for been so helpful and comprehensive with us, during the night tour David was our guide and he really knows a lot about animals, we learn a lot and we saw a lot of ani...
David met us at the airport, took us to Tortuguero (his home town) where he took us on an amazing canoe trip, hike of the hills and night walk!
#12 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
... to sample fruits of the area, along the way Anna regularly stopped the bus to show us monkeys in the trees or to show us herbs, flowers & fruits, she also stopped at the road side to show us a local banana pla...
Alan was our guide, and he was a very friendly informative guide and was very enthusiastic in showing us Costa Rica's wonderful plants, animals, and diversity.
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#13 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
If you have more time then continue on to Manzanilla but remember it will be a 12km bike ride ;-) The weather was really good, glad I came as it was raining a lot in San Jose and here it was just perfect!
We spent a couple of great days on this beautiful beach, as well as the ocean and golden sand this also has the added attraction of a river which also runs onto the beach, the children loved this as the water was...
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Your Lucky Tour

Puerto Limon
#14 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
We had a group of seven take a tour out of Puntarenas to explore the region and it's wildlife We had a wonderful time seeing this beautiful country We went out is search of wildlife and we were successful.
Coopers eyesight is amazing and we got up close to cayman, iguana, salamander and saw sloths and Howler Monkeys in the trees.
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Terraventuras Travel & Expeditions

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#15 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
Pablo was fantastic on the Canopy Tour and we enjoyed snorkeling with Randy & and the Cahuita walking tour guide knew just where to find all the animals - I wish I could remember his name!
The course was super fun, adventurous and the right amount of challenging, and the guides made us feel really safe while also making the experience fun!
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#16 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
Horse back riding and white water rafting what an amazing adventure!!!!! First the horse back riding through the jungle what amazing site's to behold as you hear howler monkeys up in the trees.Your heart race's a...
We are grateful to Greenway and our guide Jerardo personally for being so friendly, attentive, passionate and highly professional in dealing with tourists, that made us feel at home in this beautiful country.
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Leonardo Tours

Tortuguero
#17 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
We arranged activities for a whole day with Leonardo in Tortuguero: early canoe trip at the canals (kayman and bird spotting), trek to the Tortuguero hill (amazing views, dart frogs, monkeys and huge trees) and ni...
He likes to hang back from crowding the widlife with all the other boats and we better for it spotting sleepy sloths, spider monkeys, howler monkeys, iguanas, tucans, parrots and more!
#18 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
The ocean was calm enough for us to also kayak out on the open water for a bit after our tour.
SUP tour in nature
#19 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
There we were met by our guide (Michael I believe) who gave us a tour explaining bit of the forest ecology (saw some tapirs grazing right on the grounds as well as viper that had set itself up right beside the roa...
My favorite part was the aerial tram, it lasts 1 hour and 10 minutes, and is the perfect opportunity to relax and enjoy the sounds of nature, the smells of the woods, etc. Give yourself the opportunity to enjoy th...
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La Feria Legendaria de Playa Chiquita

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#20 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
You can chill and tan, you can swim, you can snorkel (there is a large rock formation around the middle of the beach that allows you to swim maybe 150 meters into the ocean and catch the best fish), you can go wit...
Stunning, warm water and fantastic views wherever you looked or wandered.
#21 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
We got lucky and saw Pygmy Kingfisher birds (Victor was really excited about this and it was a lot of fun to share in his excitement), as well as river turtles, monkeys, caymans (including a mother guarding her ne...
Victor took us on a night tour where we saw snakes, iguanas, birds, insects, frogs and a sloth mama with her little one (what a treat!!).
#22 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
spent a little bit of time watching the surf break onto the beach and the surfers trying to catch waves...beautiful scenery - lots of parking space and shade trees to sit under - very clean and neat - Costa Ricans...
Just minutes away from Puerto Viejo Perfect place to practice some great surf...you will see that the surfers ambiance is all over Cocles
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#23 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
He has perfect English, is such a calm and happy person, so passionate about nature, and so knowledgeable about all the wildlife in Tortuguero.
The second day we went for a morning boat tour in the tortuguero national park where we saw monkeys, birds, Cayman, crocodiles, ... Sven had a lot of knowledge about the animals and about the fauna too.
#24 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
He knows the people and all the local areas, fed us amazing fresh made empanadas for snacks, has a great knowledge of the animals and landscape, fed us his own cacao from his farm as we toured Cahuita Natl Park, s...
... and even encourage our extra-leisurely pace to stop and appreciate...everything ;) We certainly saw a wide variety of wildlife with David's expertise as well, many birds, reptiles, mammals, and insects.

Puerto Viejo Beach

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#25 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
Aaah the pristine beaches, warm water, views AND a small town filled with the necessary things to make a perfect trip.
The beautiful beach was a couple miles in length and the ocean was perfect for frolicking in 3ft waves.
#26 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
Our guide Carlin was very knowledgeable and friendly, showing us dozens of flowers, spices and native medicinal plants along with monkeys and a sloth in the trees.
The chocolate making demonstration was fascinating, and the chocolate was very tasty.

Caribbean Surf School & Shop

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
#27 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
For our next session we went to Punta Uva, which was such a beautiful beach and even though the waves were a bit bigger, I still felt totally comfortable with Hershel’s instruction.
He picked us up at our casita and gave us a couple options based on our experience paddling to make sure we had the best tour.

Red Frog Tours

Puerto Limon
#28 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
#29 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
He has a very unique and organic perspective of the land on which he lives and provides a wealth of knowledge regarding all the animals, reptiles and insects.
Great guy! Really focused on details of plants and animals around us as well as plant uses, etc. Got to visit his farm and family in the forest too.
#30 of 151 Outdoor Activities in Province of Limon
Best of all though was the tours themselves where we got to explore parts of the beautiful Tortuguero National Park and go down the stunning canals, seeing lots of amazing wildlife thanks to the good eye of the bo...
I was picked up from my hotel at time (the bus is a little bit old) and the guide (Herman) was full of energy, very funny and spotted lots of animals from miles... on the way we stopped for a great breakfast at a...