Tortuguero Canal and Banana Plantation
Your bilingual guide will pick you up at the reception of your hotel. In a comfortable mini-van we will first do a small city tour through Limon with some interesting infos on the Caribbean port city. We will then continue north of Limon city, to the Tortuguero Canals.
There a motor boat you will take you on a safari through the mangroves looking for wildlife. Usually animals are quite easy to spot along the canal. You will see lots of birds, mammals like sloths and monkeys, reptiles like the emerald basilisk lizard and with a bit of luck even a crocodile or a caiman.
On the way back, you will visit a banana plantation and the packing station. You will get to know all about this delicious tropical fruit.
This tour is also available in Spanish, German and French.
For those who want to travel on to San Jose right away, we now offer this tour as Adventure Connection for an extra charge of $30 p.p. This includes the tour as described above, luggage storage and lunch break at Hotel Playa Westfalia, including a drink per person plus use of their facilities and the pickup at Playa Westfalia and onward transportation to San Jose by shared shuttle. Just select San Jose as dropoff city to book this option. You will arrive in the capital around 7 PM.
|Departures:||Daily at 9:30 AM|
Day trip with return to the Caribbean: 5.5 hours
Adventure Connection with onward transportation to San Jose: approx. 12 hours
|Cost per person:||
Day trip with return to the Caribbean: $89 for adults; $69 for children
Adventure Connection with onward transportation to San Jose: $119 for adults; $99 for children
There is a minimum of 2 pax for this tour.
Transportation (pickup and return to your Puerto Viejo or Cahuita area hotel), drinks, fruits, the boat ride, and a well prepared bilingual guide
Adventure Connection furthermore includes luggage storage and lunch break at Hotel Playa Westfalia, including a drink per person plus use of their facilities and pickup at Hotel Playa Westfalia and onward transportation to San Jose by shared shuttle
|Not included:||Optional afternoon add-on with lunch and facilities at the Banana Azul Beach Club (see details below).|
|What to bring:||Water, camera, a copy of your passport|
Make a day of it at the Azul Beach Club
Choose the Azul Beach Club option when booking your tour (for $15 per person). Includes transportation to Banana Azul after end of tour, beach chairs with rancho, lunch entree served either on beach or in restaurant, beach towel, locker, shower and pool access (no children under 16 allowed in pool). Not included: transport back to your hotel (ask our tour desk for help), drinks, tips.