Sarapiquí

 

Safari in the Sarapiquí River.
Price:
US $45.00
Duration:
1 hour 30 minutes.

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Enjoy a relaxing boat ride on the Sarapiqui River, just sit back and observe the wildlife that is around you. Crocodiles and water birds abound along the water canals together with turtles, monkeys and sloths. Local guides operate the boat and explain about the flora and fauna in the place. The Sarapiqui River and others crawl sinuously across the landscape, vast sections are waterlogged most of the year and the water canals are still vital means of communication in the entire area.

 

Rafting.
Price:
US $45.00
Duration:
2 hour 30 minutes.

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The emotion is waiting for adventurous people in this tour; the water of the Sarapiqui River carried you in a balsa with a guide to discover the emotion of the rafting. This is an incomparable opportunity to experience the wonder of the Caribbean Lowlands of Costa Rica. You will witness the biological diversity of the tropical rainforest as you raft at the Sarapiqui River. The River has a gent current with several minor class one and class two rapids. A professional River guide escorts all trips.

 

Hiking Biological Reserve.
Price:
US $15 .00
Duration:
2 hour 30 minutes.

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This is a place to preserve the tropical eco system and its biological diversity. It's a place to relax, to learn, to be challenged physically and mentally, in a tropical setting of majestic rainforest and river, with Neotropical fauna and flora. The Sarapiqui area it's a transitional zone located between the Caribbean and the Northern Plains, much of the area is still covered with tropical rainforest, it is a true paradise for birding and nature contemplation.
Walking through these trails with a naturalist guide is the best form to learn about this unique ecosystem.

Visit to the serpentarium.
Price:
US $6 .00
Duration:
30 minutes.

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In Costa Rica we have an enormous amount of biodiversity within the small terrain. More than 220 species of reptiles live in our country. The marvelous amphibian and reptile zoo is the perfect place to learn about Costa Rica's fauna. In the serpentarium you will admire some of them in a natural environment for the animals and at the same time offers high comfort and security for you. In this place you will appreciate poison snakes, reptiles, lizards, iguanas, amphibians and more.

Visit to the Botanical Garden.
Price:
US $15.00
Duration:
1 hour 30 minutes.

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This zone of the country is one of the most privileged and internationally renowned because there is the Biological Station to preservation and research with an amazing variety of plant life. And here you can visit the Biological Garden were you will enjoy a lot of variety of plants of the zone specially the Heliconias. This is wild flower typical of the Humid Tropical Jungle in Costa Rica.

Garden's owners guide and explain you trough the visit the cultivation and care of this particular flowers. For the characteristics of this zone the fauna has specific conditions and the exotic flowers grow in a spectacular variety of colors and forms that you can admire here.

Canopy.
Price:
US $40.00
Duration:
4 hours.

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This is one of the most exciting tours that you will enjoy in this zone of the country. You will first board the boat to discover the richness of Costa Rica along the Sarapiqui River. The ride will take approximately 40 minutes; with enough time to admire the crocodiles, birds and other species of the zone. Then, you will arrive to a private reserve where you will have the choice of reaching the Canopy starting point by horseback or hiking.
You will also have the opportunity to visit the " frog terrarium"", this is the place were you will see the different species of frogs and learn about their way of life. The Canopy starts with an explanation of the basic principles needed to make this experience an enjoyable and safe one. This is the adventure that lets you roam around the treetops leaping from platform to platform, in a special system of steel cables using professional climbing gear. This excursion requires no previous experience. Each trip between the 15 platforms and the suspension bridge is a unique experience in itself. On the top of the trees you enjoy the most beautiful views of the zone.

South Caribbean

Searching for Dolphins.
Price:
US $35.00
Duration:
4 hours.
Transportation not included

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This tour is conditioned to good weather and not wavy ocean. You will board a motorboat of the local fishermen who will be your guide. The adventure starts navigation along pristine rocky seashore with impressive cliffs and erosion blowholes covered on top by the evergreen tropical rain forest. About a half hour later you will get to Punta Mona, the southern most point of Costa Rica on the Caribbean Sea from here, the Captain will keep going slowly searching for the dolphins. Although we cannot assure you will see them, the trip worthwhile just for the magnificent scenery. Most of the time you will see schools of bottle nose dolphins and they can be very playful splashing the water with their finns, jumping and diving. Also you can see the Atlantic spotted dolphins and even the rare tucuxi that was recently identified in these waters very close to the Sixaola river, border with Panamá. You will be on the water a little over two hours and then you will get back to Manzanillo.

Cahuita and Puerto Vargas National Park.
Price:
US $55.00
Duration:
4 hours.

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The largest town in the South of Limón is Cahuita. A four miles nature trail leads from Cahuita to Puerto Vargas, beyond Cahuita Point. Hikers will definitely want to stop frequently for a picnic, swim in warm Caribbean waters, to gape at the Howler Monkeys in the tree top high overhead or to focus their binoculars on a Green Ibis of Green and Rufous Kingfisher.

The National Park was formed to protect one of the last living reefs in Costa Rica. Snorkelers can try their luck near Cahuita Point or Puerto Vargas.

Kayaking and Snorkeling at Punta Uva or Manzanillo.
Price:
US $40.00
Duration:
4 hours.

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We will give you a sit on top kayak and the basic instructions. You will carry your snorkeling gear with you. Sit on your Kayak and let's paddle to Manzanillo, just 2 kilometers from the starting beach. After 20 minutes paddling you will arrive to the beach in front of Manzanillo, we will leave the kayaks here and from the beach we will start swimming over beautiful corals. The guide will take you to the best spots, little holes, cracks and caverns and a lot more. In other words, a magical underwater garden worth to see.

Among the things there are sea rods, sea fans, brain coral, boulder coral, fire coral, elk horn coral, turtle grass. Also you will have the chance to see beautiful tropical fish like parrot fish, angel fish, snappers, groupers, grunts, blue tangs, jack fish and others, without leaving behind the spiny lobster, crabs and other many life forms.

Green Iguana Project at Kekoldi Indian Reserve.
Price:
US $25.00
Duration:
4 hours.

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Early in the afternoon we will drive to Kekoldi Indian Reserve to visit the Green Iguana Project. A few years ago the Green Iguana was between the endangered species and indigenous people decide to make them live reproducing them in captivity. You will see this interesting process of reproduction and growing them.

Biking tour .
Price:
US $30.00
Duration:
2 hours.

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Beautiful golden and white sandy beaches will appear along the gravel road while we find butterflies and birds of different species. Thanks to the conservation efforts of the Gandoca Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge you can find a great variety of wildlife along the road, such as birds, toucans, sloths, monkeys and coatis, as there 380 different species of birds only at this Refuge. Half way on the road we will stop for a refreshing cold soda.

We will keep on pedaling and we'll go through this authentic Caribbean Village. Once we arrive to Manzanillo, we will walk on the beach and will get into the blue waters of the Caribbean sea.

Natura Park.
Price:
US $25.00
Duration:
5 hours.
Transportation not included

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We will take you into the forest, surrounded by the singing of the crested-mandible toucan or the mealy parrot and the bay wrens and many other sings of dozens of tropical birds, here the frog's land await for you. Just in the middle of the forest, we have created special conditions so that you can see the poison frogs that live in this area. Surrounded by beautiful bromelia and water as complement for their habitat.

While immersed in the forest, suddenly you will find an Indigenous Village a conic thatch big hut all the way to the floor, "the usure " where the clan's chief used to live; now it used as a ceremonial place. The head of the family will give us an explanation of the meaning of the different constructions, and he will tell us about their traditions. They will show you, the House of Handcrafts where you can purchase very original souvenirs. To the end of this interesting tour, you will visit the Medical Botanical Garden. Indigenous people have inherited a lot of experience on medicinal plants and we have a botanical garden, which will let you learn some of the plants used as medicine at the Talamanca high lands.

Crazy Monkey Canopy Ride.
Price:
US $50.00
Duration:
6 hours.

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Feel your adrenaline rising up in your body, come and get on the most exciting canopy in the Caribbean. Experience watching the jungle from the top of the trees in the canopy cable system of ten platforms and ride amongst the forest till you get your feet on the golden sand beach. Here is where the jungle meets the ocean. Our guides will take care of you and they will keep you safe all the time.

This is an opportunity to see the jungle from another perspective. Surely you will have the chance to watch some wildlife from above and your guide can tell you about the different species that might appear. But even more amazing, it will be to see the Natura Park with a BriBri Indian Village from above where an aborigine family lives in a very traditional way with the typical thatch buildings.

For further information contact us: Email:info@costaricajust4u.com
Tel (506) 2273 80 00 / (506) 8384 77 48
Fax (506) 2273 14 64

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