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Tortuguero Canal, Puerto Limon
Categories: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Meander your way through Tortuguero Canal, a labyrinth of waterways that weave around the perimeter of the national park. A primary Atlantic nesting site for the green turtle, the canal provides safety for the turtles with protected beaches on the edges, and night tours allow you to witness this magical nesting event. Take a popular canal tour and let your guide lead the way, helping you catch glimpses of the animal and plant life populating this tropical lowland rainforest. Crocodiles, river turtles, sloths and many species of monkey are just some of the inhabitants you will have the chance to meet. Tours are offered on motor boats or, to get up close, canoes. Make Tortuguero Canal a centerpiece of your Puerto Limon vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Puerto Limon trip itinerary planner.
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Un pueblo muy lindo, pintoresco y lleno de actividades,tour de tortugas, tour de canoas, variados restaurantes y hospedajes, se viaja en bote por los canales del tortuguero viendo la flora y la fauna ... read more »A village very cute, picturesque and full of activities, tour of turtles, tour of canoes, varied restaurants and lodgings, is travels in boat by them channels of the tortuguero seeing the flora and the fauna of the place, it recommend for away is of the city and bullisio, the people very friendly and partner.show original
At first, the tour we took seemed to be just boating through any old canal anywhere, but it soon showed us the beauty of this canal. So much wildlife! Just make sure to wear your sunscreen and bring w... read more »
After taking the bus from San Jose to Limon we missed the 10am daily departure to Tortuguero. Fortunately after some hard negotiating with the only canal boat in sight, our part of three took the four... read more »
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