Terraba-Sierpe Mangrove Tour

The meeting point is in our offices located 400 meters before the main entrance of the Marino Ballena National Park, which are duly labeled and identified, when entering the facilities, the proper protocol for taking temperature, washing and disinfection of hands must be carried out. . Once the registration process is complete, our guide will give you a previous safety talk for the tour and important aspects about the tour, a 5-minute walk will be made to the main entrance of the Punta Uvita sector of the National Park where the delivery will be made. of the entrance tickets. It is precisely in this sector that the boat that will take us on the tour will be approached.

  • Minimum number of people: 4 people (check availability in case of fewer people)
  • 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
  • Bilingual guide (Spanish / English)
  • Safety equipment
  • Water
  • Fruits
  • Insurance
  • COVID-19 protocols

RATE : $80 per person /  $40.00 children (10 to 4 years old) 
Private tour also available

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Description

Boat tour with a 3-hour tour this area has a great biological variety and an incalculable cultural heritage. It is represented by a forest ecosystem, which is periodically flooded by the action of the tides and where there is an appropriate supply of sludge, rich in organic matter. It includes the largest and most important mangrove forests in Costa Rica. It is prolific in vegetation and has a great variety of associated fauna such as mollusks, fish, aquatic birds, and mammals. Site of feeding, reproduction and refuge for a large number of species of wildlife, both marine and continental. Protects wetland ecosystems from the increase in the agricultural frontier.

The presence of a large delta ensures a supply of fresh water, nutrients and sediments for the establishment and development of an extensive mangrove and associated yolillo forest.

The most important flora is made up of hydrophytic species whose vital cycles must be carried out in association with the aquatic environment. In this wetland three types of vegetation can be distinguished: mangrove, palustrina and herbaceous. Espavel hay (Anacardium exelsum), mango (Mangifera indica), naranjillo (Chrysobalanus icaco) and beach almond (Terminalia catappa).

Terraba-Sierpe 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.

The meeting point is in our offices located 400 meters before the main entrance of the Marino Ballena National Park, which are duly labeled and identified, when entering the facilities, the proper protocol for taking temperature, washing and disinfection of hands must be carried out. . Once the registration process is complete, our guide will give you a previous safety talk for the tour and important aspects about the tour, a 5-minute walk will be made to the main entrance of the Punta Uvita sector of the National Park where the delivery will be made. of the entrance tickets. It is precisely in this sector that the boat that will take us on the tour will be approached.

  • Minimum number of people: 4 people (check availability in case of fewer people)
  • 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
  • Bilingual guide (Spanish / English)
  • Safety equipment
  • Water
  • Fruits
  • Insurance
  • COVID-19 protocols

Recommendations

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

RATE : $80 per person /  $40.00 children (4 to 10 years old) 
Private tour also available