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Tortuguero Canal and Banana Plantation

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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 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.

Tour information:

Departures: Daily at 9:30 AM
Duration: 5.5 hours
Cost per person: Half day trip with return to the Caribbean: $89 for adults; $69 for children
There is a minimum of 2 pax for this tour.
Includes: Transportation (pickup and return to your Puerto Viejo or Cahuita area hotel), drinks, fruits, the boat ride, and a well prepared bilingual guide
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.

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