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Crocodile Safari

Costa Rica Crocodile Safari at Tarcoles River

Costa Rica is a paradise for bird watchers, there is a great opportunity to see more than 850 species of birds interesting, identified by ornithologists. The best way to see these magnificent creatures onboard ships is Jungle Crocodile Safari on the Tarcoles River.

Type: Tours around Jaco Beach

Times: 8:am 10:am 12:pm 2:pm
Departs From: Jaco Beach, Herradura, Hermosa Beach
Meeting Point: Hotel pick-up
Duration: 2 hours


The adventure takes place on the Tarcoles River, one of the four rivers flowing out into the Nicoya Peninsula, and has one of the world’s largest populations of crocodiles in the wild with individuals up to fifteen feet long. The Tarcoles in Central Pacific of Costa Rica, near Carara National Park.

Besides crocodiles, over fifty different types of birds can be seen on the site, including the very rare scarlet macaw and a great variety of resident and migratory waterfowl. Jesus Christ lizards and iguanas are common too.

Jungle Crocodile Safari running time is two hours. A bilingual guide offers expert advice on crocodiles and other animals involved. In the downstream, the boat heads along the Estero Guacalillo a mangrove ecosystem more impressive with four different species of mangrove trees.

Guacalillo Warbler can be observed in the mangrove, mangrove vireo, flycatcher Panama, and American Pygmy Kingfisher, among others.

The tour also includes a booklet and bottled water bird.

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