Corcovado National Park Day Tour

If you are willing to live a wild experience and feel nature in all its glory join us in this fantastic tour. Corcovado National Park is the largest protected area in the country that shelters one of the last remnants of primary forest on the Pacific coast of the entire American continent.

Corcovado National Park hosts an impressive 3% of biodiversity on this side of the planet (far more than the UK, Canada, and the US combined). It houses the impressive sum of 2800 species of plants, 400 species of birds (including 16 species of hummingbirds and the largest number of red macaws anywhere in Central America), at least 10,000 species of insects, 28 species of lizards, 40 species of frogs, many species of snakes, as well as mammals such as the Baird tapir, the rare harpy eagle, jaguar, puma, red-backed squirrel monkeys, sloths, and the list goes on and on, which has made this national park “the most intense place on Earth” in terms of biodiversity according to National Geographic.

Includes

  • Entrance fees to the protected areas
  •  Bilingual guide (Spanish-English)
  •  Safety equipment
  •  First aid kit
  •  Lunch
  •  Water and Fruit
  •  Risk and Insurance Policy
  •  COVID-19 protocols

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Description

If you are willing to live a wild experience and feel nature in all its glory join us in this fantastic tour. Corcovado National Park is the largest protected area in the country that shelters one of the last remnants of primary forest on the Pacific coast of the entire American continent.

Corcovado National Park hosts an impressive 3% of biodiversity on this side of the planet (far more than the UK, Canada, and the US combined). It houses the impressive sum of 2800 species of plants, 400 species of birds (including 16 species of hummingbirds and the largest number of red macaws anywhere in Central America), at least 10,000 species of insects, 28 species of lizards, 40 species of frogs, many species of snakes, as well as mammals such as the Baird tapir, the rare harpy eagle, jaguar, puma, red-backed squirrel monkeys, sloths, and the list goes on and on, which has made this national park “the most intense place on Earth” in terms of biodiversity according to National Geographic.

For its great natural beauty, its great biological importance mentioned above, and the fact that it is a site that allows the observation of a large number of species in its natural habitat, this tour becomes the best choice for nature lovers in its purest state.

Dare to feel the natural magic of this oasis of life! You will not regret it.

A minimum number of people:

  • 6 people (ask for availability just in case of is lees quantity of people)

This tour departs by boat from two different spots(check the notes below to know about the departure from Terraba-Sierpe Wetlands) the first departure point is from Punta Uvita located at Marino Ballena National Park at 7:00 AM and arrives at approximately 1.5 hours later in San Pedrillo Ranger Station in Corcovado National Park. Our tour guide will bring information about security and an explanation of the itinerary. As soon as the boat arrives at Corcovado the guide will lead the group to the ranger station where there will be a time to get ready for the hike. At the ranger station, there are facilities like toilets and showers. The trails at San Pedrillo station are flat and easy for all types of people however the tropical forest is warm during the dry season ( December to April )  and rainy from May to November. Hicking is on the different trails is about 3.5 hours time.

After lunch gets back the boat started heading back to Uvita beach at 2.30 pm and is expected to arrive around 3.30 to 4.00 pm. During boat transit from Uvita beach to Corcovado National Park, you may observe whales(if in season July to October and also January to April), dolphins, turtles, marine birds, and fantastic views of the southern pacific coast of Costa Rica.


Includes

  • Entrance fees to the protected areas
  •  Bilingual guide (Spanish-English)
  •  Safety equipment
  •  First aid kit
  •  Lunch
  •  Water and Fruit
  •  Risk and Insurance Policy
  •  COVID-19 protocols

Recommendations

  • Sunblock, Insect repellent
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Sandals for boat ride /Tennis shoes for hiking
  • During the rainy months (June to November) we recommend bringing a raincoat or poncho
  • Small bags to safeguard personal belongings-Dry Bags
  • Light clothes, bathing suit, and towel

Time Departure:

  • 07:00 a.m.

The itinerary details: you get to our office at 6:30 am after completing the check-in, our transportation service will take you to the departure point in Sierpe going by the Wetlands and then going by the Pacific Ocean to San Pedrillo Ranger Station.

Terraba-Sierpe Wetland is the habitat of numerous species of birds, fish, mammals, and reptiles. This has become a refuge for wildlife. Its resident and migratory birds are the most frequent species. The aquatic fauna is made up of fish, mollusks, oysters, and crustaceans. Mammals and crustaceans exist in less abundance and variety. Some outstanding species include crocodiles and alligators, blue egret, white ibis, and osprey, among others.

After the tour, the same transport that brings you back to our office, don’t have to worry about driving.