Tortuguero Canal, Puerto Limon

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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 part of your personalized Puerto Limon itinerary using our Puerto Limon trip itinerary planning site .
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  • Channels are a wonderful place, feeling a peace and green is delicious, plus you can see wildlife in the area. It is a journey that must be done!
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  • Our tour started with over an hour bus ride with a half hour (actually 45 min coffee, washroom break.) Then onto train ride. We rode beside the highway for quite a while, through industrial areas, con...  more »
  • Despite research I was unsure what to expect when going to Tortuguero. Head for La Pavona. There was a paved road most of the way but then you take a very rough gravel road for about 15 km. There are ...  more »
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