Tortuguero National Park, Tortuguero

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Visit the vast reserve of Tortuguero National Park, an area of diverse natural beauty encompassing 11 different habitats in one place. Famed for its returning sea turtle population, who nest on the beaches to spawn their young, you’ll have the opportunity to take a guided night visit in the hopes of seeing the turtles laying their eggs, or even seeing the hatchlings make a break for the ocean. Take a boat through the rich mangrove forests, spotting primates, caiman, and plenty of birds. To visit Tortuguero National Park on your holiday in Tortuguero, and find out what else Tortuguero has to offer, use our Tortuguero.
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  • Tortuguero is the definition of remote: You've gotta take a 2 hour bus ride from San Jose, followed by a boat ride through the canal, to get here. I stayed at a lodge for 3 days / 2 nights. Saw...  more »
  • Wow!! as soon as we entered the park we saw a sloth! So much wildlife in a fairly small park. Sloths, monkeys, hundreds of birds and reptiles. This was definitely the highlight place of our Costs...  more »
  • Stayed in one of the lodges and had a lengthy boat trip there and back as well as ventures out from the lodge. Well you certainly see a lot of water and trees but wildlife was sparse. Certainly...  more »

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