Gandoca - Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge, Province of Limon

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#13 of 25 in Parks in Province of Limon
Tour Gandoca - Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge to discover a rich display of animal and plant life spread across 23,348 ac (9,450 ha). Encounter snakes, sloths, frogs, spiders, ants, monkeys, leatherback turtles, and much more as you trek through a variety of habitats, including rainforests, mangroves, and beaches. Bring good shoes, light clothing, insect repellent, a beach towel, and plenty of sunscreen. Using our online itinerary creator, Manzanillo attractions like Gandoca - Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Beautiful beaches and scenery, but I do NOT recommend this park. My wife and I (and our baby) were robbed here today on the main trail by a man wearing a mask and wielding a large (around 5 ft) machet...  more »
  • This is an amazing place to visit, but do yourself a favor and go with a guide who knows the area. In our case, we arranged for a tour with Abel Bustamante (listed in Lonely Planet) for our group of 8...  more »
  • One of my favorite beaches in Costa Rica. Lemon has the most beautiful beaches! My boyfriend and I loved it. Super different. An unforgettable ride.
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