Corcovado National Park, Carate

Categories: National Parks, Nature & Parks
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4.5/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web
Explore Corcovado National Park the largest park in Costa Rica. Established in 1975, the remote national park encompasses about a third of the country’s Osa Peninsula. Trek the pristine trails of the isolated tropical rainforest, go birdwatching and spot over 350 species of avian creatures, or admire the park’s scenic rivers, waterfalls, and oceanside beaches. Hiking in the lush national park you can spot a staggering amount of wildlife, including snakes, crocodiles, monkeys, sloths, coatis, and the endangered Baird’s tapir. Visitors need a permit and a guide to explore the park, while staying overnight in one of the base camps requires a reservation. Use our Carate vacation route planner to arrange your visit to Corcovado National Park and other attractions in Carate.
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  • We hired a guide to take us into the Parque and it was a wonderful hike! We saw Toucans, an Anteater, a ton of monkeys (Cappuccino and Spider) up close (like 5 feet away). We were disappointed that we...  read more »
  • In one day (arrival and departure by the ocean from Drake Bay), we have seen a surprising number of birds (OWL, trogon...), monkeys (spider, Howler, squirrel), and not shy tapirs!
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  • The most amazing experience walking through the rain forest with our guide Gary during our stay at Luna Lodge. We saw amazing animals and were even part of a Scarlet Macaw rescue. 
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