Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge, Cano Negro

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Wildlife Area
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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  • Reserved tour of France with travel agency. Local guide with driver picked us up at the Lodge Tenorio at 8:00 after a long and chaotic, road through the fields of pineapple, excursion from 2:00 on a boat in which we could observe a multitude of birds (egret, martin fishermen, Parrot, spoonbill, heron,...) and animals (caiman, turtles, iguanas, monkeys howler, Capuchin, parrots,...). the guide we detailed all the names of the birds and referred to the particularities of each specific book with a long view.
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  • We went on a Rigid Inflatable Boat trip organised by hotel Tilajari. Great fun & a lot of wildlife to be seen. Would do this activity again at anytime  more »
  • My family and I took this tour which started with a long drive from our hotel in Fortuna. Our guide, Rebecca, talked the whole time about life in Costa Rica. It was very interesting. We arrived at the...  more »