Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge, Cano Negro

#9 of 35 in Wildlife in Province of Alajuela
Meander through the remote wetlands of Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge and have the privilege of seeing many indigenous endangered species in their habitat. Popular with bird watchers, the refuge's many species are not seen anywhere else in Costa Rica. Once you've completed the long drive to the refuge, the site is only accessible from the marshes so those hoping for glimpses of wildlife and some memorable photos should book one of the boat or canoe day tours. Use our Cano Negro visit planner to arrange your visit to Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge and other attractions in Cano Negro.
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  • One of the best places to bird watching, is certainly a natural paradise, boasts a large river where you can go on tour boat and observe many types of birds, no doubt definately could many times.
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  • great guide and boat captain. How they could see animals so far away and up high I don't know but they did. Saw 3 kinds of monkeys, sloths, bats, lizards and much more. Everything here is to be recomm...  more »
  • This river boat cruise is so worth the trip! It was a long bus ride to get there, but along the way we made a few stops to see iguana, sloth, and birds. Once there we enjoyed a traditional lunch and t...  more »

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