Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge, Cano Negro

(4.5/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
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 vacation builder to add Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge and other attractions to your Cano Negro vacation plans.
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TripAdvisor
  • Brilliant trip down the river. Saw lots of birds (including Ospreys), 3 types of Monkeys (Howler, Spider and white faced), plus lots of other things. The guide was wonderful. Definitely do this trip i...  more »
  • Cano Negro is probably the closest place from La Fortuna if you wanna to see a lot of animals in their natural habitate. We consulted a few travel agencies where to see Costa Rican animals before goin...  more »
  • We travelled from our hotel in Fortuna and it did seem a long way, but well worth the effort. We were lucky in that our trip only had about 15 people in the boat so we had loads of room to move about....  more »
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  • Amazing bio-diversity here. We spent a day on the river and saw things we wouldn't have dreamed of.
  • Stunning river that has an incredibly diverse fauna.
  • Very good, birds, caimans and fishing.
  • There's a lot of nature there. You better be prepared for a very humid and sometimes very hot weather
  • Amazing place