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Review of Corcovado National Park

Corcovado National Park
Book In Advance
$2,900*
and up
8 Day Costa Rica Natural Wonders Adventure
Ranked #1 of 2 things to do in Carate
Certificate of Excellence
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Winthrop Harbor, Illinois
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97 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Loved it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

I did not like the ride across the ocean but wow was it worth it when we got there. The beach, the hiking, the waterfall, the animals were all so amazing. Even with the boat ride I would go back

Visited February 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Best of the Osa”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Saw tapir twice in two different sections of the Park. Scarlett Macawa, three toed sloth and more! Guides very knowledgable and well worth retaining. Sirena station excellent but also coming in from Carete very good.

Visited February 2013
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Montreal
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78 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
“Take the time to trek deep into the park”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

We unfortunately only had time for a half-day hike from the Carate beach entrance. It was essentially a flat walk along a path close to the beach where we saw many different species of monkeys, birds and insects. If we had more time, I would have definitely liked to do a 2-3 day trek deep into the park reserve which we were told by our guide is well worth it, particularly as you will likely see more wildlife.

Visited March 2013
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Chicago
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69 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Great place for wildlife.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Great place for wildlife, saw three different monkey. sloths, tapir, many others and lots of birds. The ranger stations was better than I expected.

Visited March 2013
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Veenendaal, The Netherlands
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300 reviews
131 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Best NP of Costa rica!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013 via mobile

Went on a day tour from drake bay to Corcovado, sirena. Nice boatride in the early morning when the sun comes up. Boat ride (1 hr 20 min) can be quite rough! And be aware that when you get to Corcovado you need to walk through the water on slippery rocks to get to the beach.

We booked the tour from our hotel (jinetes de osa) and had Roy as a tour guide.

We saw a lot of wildlife: shark, crocodiles, butterflies, owl, army ants, big lizards, tapirs, packaries, birds, spiders, howler monkeys, spider monkeys and many more!

Absolutely magnificent park, but a good guide makes the trip really good I guess.
Be prepared to see a lot of wildlife, to do a lot of walking, and it can be quite hot, so take enough water.

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