Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge, Cano Negro

#9 of 36 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 vacation builder to add Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge and other attractions to your Cano Negro vacation plans.
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  • July 21, 2017
    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 »
  • July 21, 2017
    Our guide, Gabriel, picked us up at the Hotel and made some stops along the way. We stopped to see Iguanas....different species, different colors and sizes. He pointed out different areas along the wa...  more »
  • July 8, 2017
    We drove more than an hour in our tour bus to take this boat tour. We passed through interesting narrow roads and bridges and our driver slowed down to point out crocodiles, turtles, and toucans. We w...  more »

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