Palo Verde National Park

Palo Verde National Park: Half-Day Jungle River Cruise

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What You'll Do
  • Explore Palo Verde National Park on a pontoon boat
  • Experience a variety of habitats in one of Central America’s most important wetlands
  • See huge crocodiles, monkeys, and diverse and rare bird species
See huge crocodiles, monkeys, and rare birds in their natural habitat. Take a half-day jungle river cruise in Palo Verde National Park, and experience the wildlife wonders of Costa Rica. Your tour includes round-trip transfer from your Guanacaste hotel.
What to Expect
Palo Verde National Park encompasses one of the most important wetlands of Central America. You’ll have the opportunity to explore its varied habitats on this half-day jungle river cruise.

Throughout the year resident and migrant water birds sharing the mangroves and marshlands with white- tailed deer, coyote, white-nosed coatimundi, howlers, white-faced monkeys, iguanas, and crocodiles. Wildlife is plentiful here, from tiny hummingbirds feeding at heliconia flowers, to the huge and flamboyant Roseate Spoonbills.

Enjoy the countryside as it changes from savannah to plantations and small villages as you make your way to the pontoon boat, which is one of the easiest and most rewarding ways to explore Palo Verde. You’ll travel by boat along the Tempisque River, which borders the National Park.

You’ll pass through a wide variety of habitats, including pastureland and mangroves. Observe huge crocodiles resting in the sunshine and monkeys moving rapidly through the trees. You’ll see diverse bird species such as the Anhinga, Roseate Spoonbill, Wood Stork, the rare and endangered Jabiru, Blue Heron, White Ibis, and more.
What's Included
  • Air-conditioned transportation
  • Bilingual tour guide
  • Boat trip
  • Admission to Palo Verde National Park
  • Contribution to the Bolsón community
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities for the guide and driver
Meeting Point

Your Guanacaste hotel

What to Remember
Please note: A USD 5 contribution to the Bolsón community is included in the tour price when you book.

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