Tortuguero National Park: Best Things to Do in Tortuguero

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This tour attracts wildlife enthusiasts from around the globe, the small town of Tortuguero on Costa Rica’s northern Caribbean Coast is named for the famed sea turtles that come to the area to nest.

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  • Tortuguero local jungle tour guide for Tortuguero National Park Guided Walk
  • Explore Tortuguero National Park by Kayak or Canoe.
  • Nature lovers and birdwatchers will find Tortuguero a true paradise
  • Tortuguero National Park is arguably one of the most beautiful places in CR
  • Tortuguero is a world famous nature reserve in Costa Rica Night and Day Tour


1. Tortuguero Village Tortuguero Village is a little town situated on a rainforest-backed sandbar where sea turtles come to nest. At one point the town was a remote fishing village among coconut and cocoa plantations. Today, the town is a central station for conservation and research in the area. Welcome refreshments included: Coffee, Water Bottle and Coconut Water. 2. Tortuguero National Park Guided Walk Tortuguero, One of Costa Rica's most popular ecotourism destinations, the canals, rivers, beaches and lagoons of Tortuguero National Park are a study of Rainforest, freshwater and marine biology. When people think of Rainforest, the first thing that automatically comes to their minds is Tortuguero. Entrance Fee included as well as refreshments. Covering almost 80,000 hectares, the rainforest itself houses 779 different types of flora; 39 of which are endemic to just Costa Rica. Moreover, Tortuguero is home to a raft of animals including crocodiles, toucans and kingfishers; just to name a few. 3. A stop to eat delicious regional food. Fried rice, fish, pork, chicken, shrimps, burgers and meat dishes. Lunch is included. 4. Explore Tortuguero National Park by Kayak (single or double) or Native Canoe Home to the celebrated Tortuguero National Park, the network of canals, rivers, lagoons, beaches, and dense rainforest here are interlinked. This is one of the rainiest parts of Costa Rica, which contributes to its rich biodiversity. Exploring these canals and observing the wildlife by boat, kayak, or canoe is a wonderfully relaxing and peaceful way to experience nature. You may see caimans in the mangroves; loads of very loud howler monkeys; tree iguanas; and countless birds! 5. Tortuguero National Park Night Walk in Costa Rica Do you want to discover what happens at night in one of the most interesting and important ecosystems in Costa Rica? The nocturnal humid tropical forest awaits you! A guide with experience in night walks, will take you to live two hours of mystery and suspense with what we can find on this night tour. Animal you may see: snakes; spiders; sloths; frogs (both poisonous and non-poisonous); and nocturnal mammals. 6. Tortuguero Turtle Tour The northern Caribbean coast of Costa Rica is home to mass turtle nestings. Four different species of sea turtles come to Tortuguero annually for the “arribada” or mass sea turtle nesting. Visit Tortuguero to see the Green, Leatherback, Hawksbill, and Loggerhead sea turtles return home to where they hatched in order to lay the next generation of eggs. You’ll be amazed by these creatures – the Leatherback, the largest living turtle species, averages 6 to 7 feet long and can weigh up to 1500 pounds!


Full Day Tour - All included: Tours, Entrance Fee, Snacks, Drinks, Lunch. Private-Tour Guide Tortuguero National Park Guided Walk National Park Entrance Fee - All Fees covered Lunch Coffee Water & Coconut Water Full Assistance and Guidance Informative talk and walk about Town Donation to the Turtle Research Project One Full Day Exploring experience Water Bottle Coconut Water Biologist expedition leader Travel insurance Tortuguero Night Experience Kayak Tour in the National Park Town Tour Night Nature Walk

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