Corcovado National Park, Carate

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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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  • Our trip took us 1 hr by boat. We were let off on a beach by the Sirena Station. Form here we ventured into the rainforest for a 2 hr hike. It was all fairly easy walking, only a few muddy spots. The ...  more »
  • We live in CR so have had the opportunity to visit many of the National Parks. We were super excited about our trip here and I have to say I was a little disappointed. Don't get me wrong the wider par...  more »
  • Our family (children ages 6 and 9) were lucky to experience both parks - San Pedrillo and Sirena. Both require a guide and require advance booking to ensure you get one of the limited number of park p...  more »