Barra Honda National Park, Nicoya

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Adventurers will enjoy navigating the limestone caverns of Barra Honda National Park. You'll hike high into the hills to find this natural wonder, so don't forget sunscreen and bring along plenty water. Don your hard hat, harness, and flashlight, and descend the ladder into the depths of the chasm to observe the striking limestone formations and bats living within. Hike to the cave on your own, or opt to bring a guide who can explain the wildlife of the area. Access to the cave requires visitors be at least 12 years of age. Put Barra Honda National Park into our Nicoya sightseeing planning tool and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • We were cocky and are not with the jeep to the second parking lot. 2 km mountain on us had knocked out! (do so if you have a 4 x 4!) Once at the route we had a leisurely walk to the Mirador. The path was very muddy, but manageable. Because it is so quiet, we have seen a lot of animals and insects. Many beautiful butterflies especially! Just before the end of the walk two monkeys families and a coati that crossed right in front of us. Also without a guide is highly recommended!
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  • Exotic and natural systems of caves with natural formations of minerals in addition to easy access our guide was very friendly and aware of all our environment really recommend it on your vacation
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  • The first thing you have to know is that information varies on when the caves are actually open. They are open year round, but occasionally access is restricted due to wet conditions, making exploring...  more »
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