Summary: A boat tour along the Tempisque River inside the famous Palo Verde National Park through the wetland sanctuary to experience one of the best wildlife and bird watching spots in Costa Rica
Tour Includes: Guide, transportation, lunch, drinks, snacks, park entrance fees, boat tour
Departure Location: Blue River Resort & Hot Springs
Departure Time: 7:00 am Duration: 8 hours (approximately)
What to Bring: Camera, sunscreen, sunglasses, insect repellent & cash
Price Per Person: $140pp for 1 to 3 people, $130 for 4 to 6 people, $120 for 7 to 12 people, $100 kids 4-6 yrs
Group Size Minimum: 1 adult & 3 kids 4-6 years Size Maximum: 10 people
Rated among the best wildlife and bird watching spots in Costa Rica, a trip to Palo Verde National Park is sure to be a special thrill. Inside the park, embark by boat along the Rio Tempisque inside mangrove forests through a remote wetland sanctuary that contains one of Central America’s largest concentration of aquatic birds. Some 3000 aquatic birds nest here including white ibis, roseate spoonbills, anhingas, wood storks, jabiru storks, and the nation’s largest colony of black-crowned night herons. In addition there are exotic and endangered birds, jaguarundis, crocodiles, peccaries, armadillos, deer, monkeys, coatis, reptiles, insects and butterflies. Afterward, stop for a special lunch to sample typical Costa Rica fare. On route back, stop to visit indigenous pottery makers. Return by 5pm.