Curu National Wildlife Refuge, Nicoya

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
3.4/5 based on 75+ reviews on the web
Animal lovers and eco-tourists never want to leave Curu National Wildlife Refuge, which runs a sustainable development program to preserve the area's natural habitat. The reserve brims with wildlife, so while exploring the tropical jungle, look out for big cats, monkeys, turtles, raccoons, and some of 232 species of birds. You can choose from a leisurely hike through the jungle, kayaking or snorkeling in the Bay of Curu, or taking a boat trip over to Tortuga Island. If you want to stay overnight, the reserve offers beachfront eco-cabins. Use our Nicoya vacation route planner to arrange your visit to Curu National Wildlife Refuge and other attractions in Nicoya.
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  • We arrived about 8am. It was super hot and humid so we opted for one of the shorter paths. We heard howler monkeys right away, had a difficult time finding them on the way in because the canopy was so...  read more »
  • Was there at 11 am. Went for two trails. Did not see any animals there. Did see monkeys at the entrance though, Hanging around in the parking lot. Maybe i was unlucky but i left and cancelled the othe...  read more »
  • with patience, it is many animals, also a beach very private and quiet. also can leave for the tour to the island turtle.
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