Tortuguero National Park, Tortuguero

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National Park
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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Tortuguero National Park and many more Tortuguero attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Tortuguero trip builder.
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  • Perfect place to observe the spawning of giant turtles during the night and walk around in the various channels of the Park watching crocodiles, monkeys, iguanas, etc. .. The beach is relatively dangerous due to currents and the possibility of sharks appear. I would advise a 2 nights stay in place.
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  • My husband and I visited Tortuguero in 2004. We have the fondest memories of taking the boat rides through the canals and all the wildlife we saw. So when we were planning our family trip to CR last y...  more »
  • We visited the National Park at night since we were in August and spawning of sea turtles, it was an experience that leaves you speechless, see the whole process of spawning of sea turtles is something that must be live and who does not forget in life, those beings huge living that remain in a trance while performing the process of life is tremendously impressive. If you go in August this is the excursion it can not miss. By day it is a quite nice beach since it has enough vegetation and is a beautiful landscape.
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