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Proyecto Asis La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica 34.5 mi away
#1 of 26 Nature & Parks in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Excellent and interesting tour by Carlos of the animal rescue centre, followed by "volunteering" which amounted to preparing food and then feeding the animals, which was great fun for us and our kids.
We loved doing the half-day tour plus volunteer, which includes an informative tour of the project followed by helping to prepare and then hand-feed the animals you’ve just seen.
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Curi Cancha Reserve Monteverde 22.9 mi away
#1 of 23 Nature & Parks in Monteverde
We saw crested guan, three wattled bell birds, emerald toucanet, black breasted wood quails, coppery headed emerald hummingbirds, lesser violet ear hummingbirds, rufous and white wrens, red legged honey creepers,...
We saw all sort of inhabitants of the cloud forest: * tarantulas * birds, including bellbirds, toucans, variety of hummingbirds AND.. the elusive quetzal (was quite difficult to catch a sight of this magnificent b...
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Butterfly Conservatory El Castillo, Costa Rica 31.0 mi away
#1 of 2 Nature & Parks in El Castillo
There's also a really nice variety of frogs, lizards, and turtles, and a couple of short rainforest trails to see cool trees, birds, and maybe even howler monkeys (so bring your walking shoes!).
The volunteers can give you a lot of interesting info about all the different species of butterflies and frogs and there is also a nice forest walk where you can see howler monkeys if you are lucky .. El Castillo...
Arenal Oasis Wildlife Refuge La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica 35.7 mi away
#3 of 26 Nature & Parks in La Fortuna de San Carlos
We had a wonderful enlightening and exciting walk in the rainforest after dark and in between telling stories about Costa Rica and explaining about wildlife and fauna he gave us tips to take stunning pictures of t...
They had a great high-powered scope and binos we could use and they even had an iPhone adapter that we hooked up to the scope and we were able to get the most amazing pictures of all the animals.
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La Fortuna Waterfall La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica 34.4 mi away
#6 of 26 Nature & Parks in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Meet him and his lovely wife, take a horseback ride to the waterfall before you hike down the steps steps and arrive at the lovely pool to swim in underneath the towering waterfall in a jungle covered canyon.
After it is a beautiful rain forest spot with tons of beautiful plants and trees and on the end you find the great falls where you can swim and have fun...
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Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve 22.8 mi away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
Our guide was Roberto and he was an excellent guide - finding us a Quetzal within 30 minutes of the hike as well as a large amount of information on the ecosystem and unique characteristics of the cloud forest.
The two of us: a Biologist & a vet, had a wonderful experience within the cloud forest, discovering quetzals, lichen stick insects, humming birds, a pit viper among many other species, in their natural habitat.
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Reserva Bosque Nuboso Santa Elena Monteverde 25.6 mi away
#4 of 23 Nature & Parks in Monteverde
We saw many birds, a tarantula, a mom and baby sloth, many butterflies, so many types of plants and trees and information that helped us understand how global warming is affecting the cloud forest (about half the...
Overall, if you would like to see an active volcano from the observation tower, incredible views & a diverse range of nature and wildlife, you should definitely add the Reserva to your bucket list.
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The Bat Jungle Monteverde 23.0 mi away
#6 of 23 Nature & Parks in Monteverde
... bats feeding on watermelon and tropical fruit, so Vino suggested that we go to the Chocolate factory on the balcony located above the bat jungle to try out their chocolates (Great suggestion) while we waited.
Learned so much about these creatures and their relevance to the environment as well as their interesting lives and lifespans The guide was super informative with a great sense of humour
Cano Island Drake Bay
#1 of 6 Nature & Parks in Drake Bay
Despite very heavy rainfall the day prior, we had calm sea and the water was clear up to 40 feet enough to see tiger sharks resting at shallower depths , turtles, trumpetfish, moray eels, parrot fish , rays and sc...
We had an amazing tour guide and saw lots of incredible things in the water such as schools of fish, reef sharks, turtles, puffer fish etc.
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Arenal Natura Ecological Park La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica 37.7 mi away
#12 of 26 Nature & Parks in La Fortuna de San Carlos
We stayed at the Volcano Lodge & Springs hotel and this lovely park was just next door , we spent a few hours there, it is a lovely park , Butterfly house , Frog house, Snake House,a lovely lake , Orchids, Lovely...
We saw lots of nocturnal animals- sloth, armadillo, toads, frogs- including mating red-eyed tree frogs, eyelash viper, bats, spiders and lots of plants.
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Viento Fresco Waterfall Tilaran, Costa Rica 31.2 mi away
#1 of 4 Nature & Parks in Tilaran
An incredible experience in nature where we truly took the time to relax and spend time taking pictures and enjoying the beauty all around.
The trail was well maintained with beautiful views, and steep but manageable inclines.
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Valle Escondido Preserve Monteverde 23.1 mi away
#7 of 23 Nature & Parks in Monteverde
This is an awesome hidden valley spot with winding trails, a hammock garden, picnic area, beautiful sunset and sunrise views, a cafe, permaculture classes and a basic, quaint hotel.
The trails are well-manicured and accessible, with some of the best lookout views of a hidden waterfall and the valley it shares with Bajo del Tigre and the Ecological Sanctuary (two other fabulous reserves to vis...
Macaw Sanctuary Natuwa Puntarenas 5.6 mi away
#2 of 8 Nature & Parks in Puntarenas
Parrots, native macaws, South American macaws, Capuchin monkeys, howler monkeys with babies, spider monkeys, jaguars, and several Tapirs Just a fabulous place with dedicated staff.
Excellent opportunity to learn about conservation, efforts to mate Macaw in captivity for release, and efforts to rehabilitate manage other animals as well as Macaw that are confiscated because of illegal trade or...
#2 of 5 Nature & Parks in Puerto Jimenez
The staff at the OSA wildlife sanctuary do a really great job caring for the animals, the tour was so informative and we are more than happy to support this great cause.
Great opportunity to see some of the local wildlife up close and chance to here about local attempts to maintain the animals that call this rain forest their home.
Monteverde Frog Pond Santa Elena 23.4 mi away
#2 of 8 Nature & Parks in Santa Elena
Colorful poison dart frogs, frogs that eat chickens, translucent glass frogs, and the beautiful red legged tree frog were just some of the frogs we enjoyed learning about during our night tour at the Monteverde Fr...
Our guide's (David) knowledge was incredible and his enthusiasm infectious, as we saw some of the countries amphibians that are very difficult to see in the wild.
Monteverde Wildlife Refuge Santa Elena 24.4 mi away
#4 of 8 Nature & Parks in Santa Elena
Our guide was extremely helpful in finding many species of birds, some howler monkeys, tarantula, and he was very knowledgeable about them as well.
We were picked up in a minibus at Rainbow Valley Lodge who had booked the tour for us and during our journey to the refuge the driver spotted a sloth in a tree which we caught a quick glimpse of before a young ori...
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Serpentario Monteverde 23.5 mi away
#11 of 23 Nature & Parks in Monteverde
... local attractions The serpentario is well laid out, has a wide variety of snakes frogs and some turtles and lizards, is great value for money ( the ticket lets you access again later in the day) and super help...
Yes, it is small, but they have a great collection of most of the snakes from around Costa Rica, and for a kid that really loves snakes and frogs, it was paradise.
Ecological Sanctuary Santa Elena 23.3 mi away
#5 of 8 Nature & Parks in Santa Elena
Whether you are a bird watcher, a nature lover or a hiker make sure that after visiting one of the cloud forests in the Monteverde community you come down here and compare notes......so close and yet so many beaut...
I explored the glorious green trail, which had whimsical swings, giant fantastical ficus trees, sweetly singing birds, and adorable coatis beckoning me to follow them.
Rescue Center Costa Rica Turrucares, Costa Rica 33.8 mi away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Turrucares
Everyone was welcoming and friendly, the beds were comfy, the bathrooms were clean, and the food was super delicious (and they always had a vegan option!).
All the staff are lovely, a special thankyou to Jack, Siobhan and Paola for being the best volunteer coordinators ever.
Mirador El Silencio La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica 35.5 mi away
#16 of 26 Nature & Parks in La Fortuna de San Carlos
We walked trail 3 and saw loads of monkeys, Trail 5 for a good view of lake arenal, trail 6 (the lava trail) which also had fantastic views.
I liked this place the best as it was very quiet (we were the only humans there), and there was rain forest and beautiful open areas too, along a ridge.
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El Silencio de Los Angeles Cloud Forest Reserve San Ramon, Costa Rica 30.1 mi away
#1 of 4 Nature & Parks in San Ramon
Additionally, he gave us a great explanation of the micro-climates in the area, and the world generally, and we had a good discussion with him of the effects of climate change, and it's impact on this cloud forest...
Beautiful plants, flowers and wildlife.
Costa Rica Dog Rescue & Adoption La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica 34.6 mi away
#17 of 26 Nature & Parks in La Fortuna de San Carlos
This awesome dog sanctuary is located on the way to La Fortuna Waterfall!
We learned about the shelter while eating at lava lounge,and decided to make a trip.
Royal Butterflies Jaco 33.7 mi away
#4 of 8 Nature & Parks in Jaco
The incredible amount of species of butterflies and the balance of the ecosystem is wonderful!! Royal Butterflies also has many many types of fruit trees and other species of plants!! Put this on your list as a mu...
I got really impressed by the Royal Butterfly Farm, it just inspires me to go and help nature too.
Ranario Monteverde Frog Pond Monteverde 23.4 mi away
#14 of 23 Nature & Parks in Monteverde
Deivi was a fabulous tour guide, very informative and helped me take pictures using my phone.
We opted for the Monteverde Theme Park because it's open late and ended up only going on the frog tour.
Golfo Dulce Puerto Jimenez
#3 of 5 Nature & Parks in Puerto Jimenez
We hardly saw any other people (we think that is GREAT) and were able to see and interact with tons of new-to-us birds and animals like turtles, dolphins, fish, rays, skates, monkeys, lizards, eels and too many bi...
We spent approximately 4 hours with Randall and in that time we saw Macaws, three types of monkeys (white-faced, howler and spider), African killer bees, caiman, turtles, a dozen different varieties of birds and a...
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#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Guacimal
The center is composed of a main building (very rich history, thoughtfully decorated with local artwork and well-preserved cultural and historical objects, very relaxing and inspiring space to be in), and connecte...
Our family was truly fortunate to spend some time at the Sustainability Demonstration Center with Veronica & Stewart and to rent Casa Cielo outside Monteverde.
Mariposas Sarchi Sarchi, Costa Rica 34.5 mi away
#2 of 3 Nature & Parks in Sarchi
The father gave us a tour of the little garden and was very knowledgeable about the different species.
This is a magical place, it is so peaceful with the beautiful butterflies flitting about.
La Fortuna Arenal Volcano Rain Forest Reserve La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica 33.3 mi away
#20 of 26 Nature & Parks in La Fortuna de San Carlos
this was the ebst for my family and me, was the best sloth watching for me and my family , we when with jose hernandez we found him as la fortuna national park guide ...and we took a hike just for 20 usd pp.includ...
Gate 1's local guide did an excellent job of interpreting the area and explaining all about the flora and fauna.
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Naturaseekers Drake Bay
#4 of 6 Nature & Parks in Drake Bay
Arenal Sanctuary Reserve La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica 37.1 mi away
#21 of 26 Nature & Parks in La Fortuna de San Carlos
You will see a lot more sloths when you are with a guide who can easily spot them.
I was surprised by the animals: small frogs, birds and sloths.