Terraba-Sierpe Mangrove Tour

In this wonderful adventure, we will visit the Térraba -Sierpre National Wetland. This area has a great biological variety and an incalculable cultural heritage. It is represented by a forest ecosystem, which is periodically flooded by tidal action and comprises the largest and most important mangrove forests in Costa Rica.

The wetland is immensely prolific in vegetation, the most important flora is constituted by hydrophilic species whose life cycles must be carried out in association with the aquatic environment. In addition, it has a wide variety of fauna associated with wetlands, serving as feeding, breeding, and refuge site for many species of wildlife, both marine and continental, such as mollusks, fish, aquatic birds, and mammals. All this makes this tour the perfect opportunity to appreciate a wonderful show where life is hidden and, in turn, expressed in every corner you look.

What includes?

  • Boat transportation
  • Entrance fee to the National Park
  • Experienced captain
  • Certified Bilingual guide (Spanish / English)
  • Safety equipment
  • Water
  • Fruits
  • Insurance
  • COVID-19 protocols

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Description

In this wonderful adventure, we will visit the Térraba -Sierpre National Wetland. This area has a great biological variety and an incalculable cultural heritage. It is represented by a forest ecosystem, which is periodically flooded by tidal action and comprises the largest and most important mangrove forests in Costa Rica.

The wetland is immensely prolific in vegetation, the most important flora is constituted by hydrophilic species whose life cycles must be carried out in association with the aquatic environment. In addition, it has a wide variety of fauna associated with wetlands, serving as feeding, breeding, and refuge site for many species of wildlife, both marine and continental, such as mollusks, fish, aquatic birds, and mammals. All this makes this tour the perfect opportunity to appreciate a wonderful show where life is hidden and, in turn, expressed in every corner you look.

In this area, there are sites of archaeological interest. It was inhabited by indigenous 300 years B.C. In this sector are the mysterious spheres carved in stone of more than two meters in diameter; as well as a variety of decorated ceramics, and gold objects, all of which constitute a very important part of the country’s archaeological wealth.

Ready for an unforgettable natural and cultural experience?  Do not hesitate, to join us!

The meeting point is in our offices located 400 meters before the main entrance of the Marino Ballena National Park. Once the registration process is complete, our guide will give you a previous safety talk for the tour and important aspects of the tour, a 5-minute walk will be made to the main entrance of the National Park and it is precisely in this sector where we board the boat.

• a Minimum number of people: 4 people (check availability in case of fewer people). The departure in case of less than 4 people should be from Terraba Riverport located 15 minutes away from our office, our own transportation service will take you to the boat.

• Additionally, the option of a private tour is offered for couples, families, or groups.

What includes?

  • Boat transportation
  • Entrance fee to the National Park
  • Experienced captain
  • Certified Bilingual guide (Spanish / English)
  • Safety equipment
  • Water
  • Fruits
  • Insurance
  • COVID-19 protocols

Recommendations

  • Bring sun cream
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Sandals
  • Snacks

Departure time:

Will depend on the tide, most commonly at high tide.