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 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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  • Um nach Tortuguero zu kommen, ist dies der beste und interessanteste Weg. Man taucht in eine völlig fremde Welt und ist inmitten einer überschäumenden Flora und Fauna "gefangen". Die Bootsführer verwe...  more »
  • Great trip to see a few monkeys and sloths but nothing more. Our boat trip was one hour, we included it with the Veragua Rain forest. 
  • We visited the Tortuguero Canals as part of an excursion from a cruise ship. The journey to the canals was a stark contrast to the actual boat tour in the wildlife preserve. The port city of Limon can...  more »