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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  • Excursion that honestly I would have avoided, surely nature, vetde everywhere but we were assured that we would see many animals such as crocodiles and other, and none of this has happened. Too bad
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  • Tour provided by Viking Cruise Line on 12/30/17. IT RAINED!! The canal itself extends to the north some 45-or so miles. We puttered about in a flat-bottomed boat for about a mile or so. Because of the...  more »
  • Excellent tour with Jesus from Gio Tours. Just the right mix on information, humor, and anecdotes to make the tour thoroughly enjoyable. We spent over an hour on the Tortuguero Canal and saw so many e...  more »

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