Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge

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Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge

Ideal for nature lovers of all ages! The Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge and the Rio Frio are considered to be one of the best sites for bird watching and observing wildlife. Here you can find a great variety of resident and migratory birds including the endangered Jabiru, the largest bird in Central America. Caño Negro is also home to many other exciting animals. Howler monkeys, spider monkeys, white-faced monkeys can also be seen on the banks of the river, as well as three-toed sloths and some reptiles like turtles, caimans and basilisk, also known as Jesus Christ lizards. The tour starts with a bus transfer to Los Chiles, a small village only 4 km away from the Nicaraguan border. During this three hour floating safari, a bilingual guide will be showing and pointing out the rich and varied avifauna present in this protected wetland, declared Ramsar Site in 1991. A typical Costa Rican lunch will be served in a restaurant after the safari. This tour is recommended for children of all ages. A whole day tour full of nature!

Included
Transfers, natural juices, bottled water and cookies during the boat tour, lunch and bilingual (English-Spanish) naturalist guide.

What to bring?
Light and comfortable clothing, tennis shoes, binoculars, camera, sunscreen lotion, hat and insect repellent.

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