Corcovado National Park, Carate
(4.4/5 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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  • What a delight! We stayed at Casa Corcovado lodge and the trips into the park were just the cherry on top of a particularly special cake. We were so fortunate to have incredibly knowledgeable guides w...  more »
  • Our 9 8th graders and 3 adults all agreed that this was our favorite place that we visited during our ten day trip. We hired Natura Seekers, a wonderful guide company, to take us by boat from Drake Ba...  more »
  • The Park is approximately 2 years EXCLUSIVELY with GUIDs bed bar ret. What in the off-season for a day tour of 70-$85 per person! A 2-day trip costs $170 (low season) and a 3 day tour from $260 in the off season. Access is denied without GUID! Touristenabzocke! In hindsight, I would make a wide arc around the peninsula. Destroyed by the business!
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