Tortuguero National Park, Tortuguero

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#1 of 30 in Parks in Province of Limon
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 sightseeing planner .
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  • There are really 3 major things to do in Tortuguero: 1) Evening hike on the beach to see a nesting sea turtle. Recommendation: Go as late in the evening as possible to maximize your chances to actuall...  more »
  • Only travel by boat until arriving, is already incredible. Then the town is another world, without cars, with very nice people and with many children and local life. No need to go with contracted activities, or frustrated because it's not the spawning of sea turtles. The village itself, already well worth.
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  • By any angle you see the channels will you love, travel by boat without a roof you closer to nature than of if it is abundant, all green and quiet, is a paradise full of toucans, River and sea turtles, sloth iguanas, ants, alligators and crocodiles beautiful preferred
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