El Viejo Wetlands, Area de Conservacion Guanacaste

(4.9/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web)
Discover a lush tropical paradise in a family-owned sustainable refuge at El Viejo Wetlands. Several guided tours, both overland and along the river, offer a great way to observe the local wildlife. Take the boat tour and see iguanas, crocodiles, and capuchin monkeys in their natural habitat, or get active and embark on a bicycle tour winding through dry forest, ripario forest, and lagoon. You can also learn more about sugar cane production and local indigenous history on the cultural tour. All tours include fresh fruits, tea, coffee, and other snacks. Browse through handmade jewelry at the cultural center; your purchase helps artisans from poor communities. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to El Viejo Wetlands and many more Area de Conservacion Guanacaste attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Area de Conservacion Guanacaste vacation route planner.
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  • Take the time to visit this special place. The major attraction is the river tour, during which you can see wildlife that inhabits the wetlands: egrets, blue herons, bats, iguanas, crocodiles, and mon...  more »
  • Went there with a group of friends. We first went on the Tempisque river boat tour. It is amazing how many birds, crocodiles and iguanas we saw. We even were able to howler and white-faced monkeys. Th...  more »
  • Absolutely fantastic day out. We made our own way there and only did the boat trip (there are several others activities possible including a Coffee Tasting session). The staff are fantastic. Very know...  more »