Tour’s descriptions

Let’s enjoy an ecological experience with the Canoe tour  powered by paddling and a silent electric motor, all together will help us to enjoy the sounds coming from the tropical rainforest, to feel the peace of the nature, enjoy of the wonderful views through the navigable network of canals and going away of daily life style and its stress, get amaze little by little discovering mystic secrets on the curtains made by plants that are covering the giant trees of the rainforest, also to take pictures, your Guide will be a Certificated & passionate nature lover he will be able  to explain the natural  history of flora and fauna of Tortuguero , such as plants, trees, insects, lizards like the famous  Jesus Christ, Iguanas, birds like herons and toucans, monkeys, sloths, Caiman, also will be able to enjoy panoramic views and any other interesting experience for you.

Departure : *** 6am ***   Best Time     other hours /8:30am//11:30am//2:30pm

 Duration: 3 hours round trip

Location: Tortuguero National Park, Cuatro Esquinas Ranger Station

We will start the rounded CANOE trip from the Tortuguero National Park Ranger Station called Cuatro Esquinas, will pass on the Tortuguero main canal, on Tortuguero river and after a while will enter in Mora canal, this is a restricted access canal of the park since there is not permitted the motor boats to reduce the impact and to let us to feel a Real Ecological Nature Experience.

What to bring: Light clothes, sandals, Rain Jacket (poncho),  shoes or sandals , bottle with Water, Sunblock, Camera.

Transportation from Resorts is NOT included, if you need transportation please let us know in advance to fix time pickup and price for road taxi boat service.

Join Small Groups of 6 people or as needed!!!

*It is recommended privately for families with small children.

Rate : 30$  it does not include 15$  Entrance Ticket fee for  National Park Entrance per adult or 5$ children under 5$ . you will pay this the day of the tour with card or cash 100$ bills or Euros are not accepted on the Ranger station cash window.

 

 

For those who like body exercise and manage on your own and on same time admire nature and its wildlife it is definitely designed for you!!!

Departure : *** 6am ***   Best Time     other hours /8:30am//11:30am//2:30pm

Duration: 3 hours round trip.

Location: Tortuguero National Park, Cuatro Esquinas Ranger Station.

We will start up the trip from the Tortuguero National Park Ranger Station called Cuatro Esquinas, will pass on the Tortuguero main canal, on Tortuguero river and after a while will enter in Mora canal, this is a restricted access canal of the park since there is not permitted the motor boats to reduce the impact and to let us to feel a Real Ecological Nature Experience.

What to bring: Light clothes, sandals, Rain Jacket or poncho,  shoes or sandals, bottle with Water, Sunblock, Camera.

Transportation from Resorts is NOT included, if you need transportation please let us know in advance to fix time pickup and price for road taxi boat service.

Join Small Groups of 6 people or as needed!!!

*It is recommended privately for families with small children.

Rate : 40$  it does not include 15$  Entrance Ticket fee for  National Park Entrance per adult or 5$ children under 5$ . you will pay this the day of the tour with card or cash 100$ bills or Euros are not accepted on the Ranger station cash window.

NATURLIST WALKAllow an expert to share with you its knowledge to take you in a naturalist walk through the natural beauty of the Tropical Very Humid Forest , an incredible experience about plants its medicinal usage and to spot the hidden life of the rainforest plus learning about flora and fauna medicinal uses.

Departures: 11:00am // 2:30pm      Duration: 2 hours round trip.

Location: Tortuguero National Park, Cuatro Esquinas Ranger Station.

We will start up the trip from the Tortuguero National Park Ranger Station called Cuatro Esquinas, will enter in the Jaguar trail and end up on beach side to go back to the village or you will be allowed to stay longer by your self .

What to bring: Long pants and sleeve or Light clothing,  mosquito repellent, hiking or rubber boots, rain jacket or poncho,  water bottle, sun block , cameras.

Transportation from Resorts is NOT included, if you need transportation please let us know in advance to fix time pickup and price for road taxi boat service.

Join Small Groups of 6 people or as needed!!!

*It is recommended privately for families with small children.

Rate : 20$  it does not include 15$  Entrance Ticket fee for  National Park Entrance per adult or 5$ children under 5$ . you will pay this the day of the tour with card or cash 100$ bills or Euros are not accepted on the Ranger station cash window.

RECOMMENDED AFTER CANOEING 

 

For those wishing to discover the great nightlife in the forest, visitors will witness see the rainforest wake up again when the nocturnal creatures begin to emerge. The guide will explain the unusual sounds while teaching them the variety of insects, reptiles, birds, bats and mammals that inhabit the forest at night, among the species can be observed are sleeping birds, tarantulas, spiders, hopes, crickets, lizards, frogs, porcupines, olingos, snakes, insects, armadillos, reptiles and hopefully can find a sloth sleeping. Of course there is no guarantee, then this alert.

Departure: 6pm            Duration: 2 hours round trip.

Location: Tortuguero village mains dock called El Almendro.

What to bring: Long pants and sleeve or Light clothing,  mosquito repellent, hiking or rubber boots, rain jacket or poncho,  water bottle, sun block , cameras.

 

Transportation from Resorts is NOT included, if you need transportation please let us know in advance to fix time pickup and price for road taxi boat service.

Join Small Groups of 6 people or as needed!!!

*It is recommended privately for families with small children.

Rate : 20$   National Park Entrance NOT needed!!!

Ready to see poison frogs and a wonderful view of Tortuguero lowlands and discover the giants of the forest? so this is the chance!!! Begin this tour in Tortuguero village, we will take a boat trip 15 minutes till the neighboring  village (San Francisco) we will walk  around the hill foot till reach up the TOP, an altitude of 119 meter, this hill is an inactive volcano that offers a wonderful  beautiful view from the peak  point.

Departures: 11:00am // 2:30pm      Duration: 3 hours round trip.

Location: Tortuguero village mains dock called El Almendro

We will start up the trip from the Tortuguero National Park Ranger Station called Cuatro Esquinas, will  the public boat to reach to the HILL to enter in the  trail and end up on beach side go back to the San Francisco village to take back the boat to get back to Tortuguero village

What to bring: Long pants and sleeve or Light clothing,  mosquito repellent, hiking or rubber boots, rain jacket or poncho,  water bottle, sun block , cameras.

Transportation from Resorts is NOT included, if you need transportation please let us know in advance to fix time pickup and price for road taxi boat service.

Join Small Groups of 6 people or as needed!!!

*It is recommended privately for families with small children.

Rate : 45$  it does  include  Entrance Ticket fee for  National Park Entrance as well rounded boat transportation from Tortuguero Village 

RECOMMENDED AFTER CANOEING 

 

 

  

(Only during the green turtle season June 15th to Octuber 31st) 

TURTLE NESTING

This tour is developed to observe the nesting process of the sea  turtles, accompanied by a local guide who explains the process or actions that are taking place in the world of the sea turtle during their nesting  season (July – August) . You will wait in a certain section out of the beach while you wait for the spotters, normally spotter direct the groups to a particular spot on the beach to see a sea turtle on the beach and you are allowed to watch laying eggs, nest  camouflage, and their return to the sea.  Without doubt this is one of the most special experiences while admiring the effort of one of the most long-lived species of the planet  to ensure their survival (spotter program was implemented  in order to reduce the stress and  impact to the turtles during the tour, this was  suggested by STC, this institution was established since 1958 by Archie Carr, to study, to understand  and to help sea turtles)

Duration : 2 hours

Departures : 8 pm or  10 defined by the national park as well the sectors after 5:30pm.

Location: Tortuguero village mains dock called El Almendro

We will start up the trip from the Tortuguero village mains dock called El Almendro will  walk or take a boat till the sector assigned by  the national park  after 5:30pm.

What to bring: Long pants and sleeve or Light clothing,  mosquito repellent, hiking or rubber boots, rain jacket or poncho,  water bottle, sun block.

Flashlights, Cameras or Cellphones are NOT Allowed.

Transportation from Resorts is NOT included, if you need transportation please let us know in advance to fix time pickup and price for road taxi boat service.

Join Small Groups of 10 people!!!

Rate : 30$  it does NOT  include  Entrance Ticket fee for  National Park.   ($5 donation/person for the sea turtle conservation program is  included)

 

BABY SEA TURTLES HATCHING

Only during  season Otuber 15th until february 15th – included in the Naturalist Walk

Come and enjoy a wonderful miracle of life that cannot be missed! have the opportunity to enjoy one of the most important events in the Western Hemisphere, while admiring the effort to perpetuate the survival of one of the planet’s longest living specie, baby turtles will come back Come and enjoy a wonderful miracle of life that cannot be missed! have the opportunity to enjoy one of the most important events in the Western Hemisphere, while admiring the effort to perpetuate the survival of one of the planet’s longest living species infants Tortuguero back after 25 years and when adults are sexually to start your reproductive cycle until his last days about more than one hundred years to Tortuguero  after  they get 25 years old  when become sexual adults  to start their  reproductive cycle until their last days about more than one hundred years.

Minimum : 2 to 10 persons               Duration: 2 hours

Departures: 5:00am // 4:00pm

What to bring: long pants and sleeve , hiking or rubber boots, rain jacket (poncho) , water, sun block cream, mosquito repellent, water ,video// cameras.

 

Cacao Tour is  indoors in Casa Cecropia. You will learn about the cocoa natural history, the artisanal process of harvesting, fermenting and drying cocoa beans. It is a trip back in time to the ancient cultures of the Mayas, Aztecs and other Central American people, where cocoa was used as a ceremonial drink and as currency. It is a tour full of Colonial and Caribbean pirate stories, aromas and degustation of the “food of the gods” bean-to-cup and bean-to-bar. You will be “hands on” tasting the cocoa fruit, roasting the beans, separating the husk, grinding the beans on the “metate” the indigenous way, and making different cocoa preparations. You will taste the cocoa beverage the pre-Columbian way (when milk and sugar were not available in the New World) and the colonial way. By the end of the activity you will enjoy the chocolate bars made during the workshop (70% dark chocolate).

Since there is no longer a commercial cocoa plantation in Tortuguero, cocoa fruits are supplied by an independent, organic cocoa farmer; and tempered chocolate is supplied by the Amazilia Women’s Association. This way we support local producers.

Minimum : 2 to 30 persons               Duration:  1 – 1/2 hours

Departures:  10:30am // 2:30pm

Rate : 25$  Includes cocoa degustation.

 

At the Caribbean cost fishing is consider pretty crazy due to while catching a silver king or either a tarpon is the ultimate dream for many fishermen there are many other species lurking in the river and ocean depths around ,snook mackerel, jack crevalle, snapper barracuda, on the river machaca, guapote mohara, pinto, tiger fish all of these river ones are consider piranhas relatives, the guides are proficient in both spin/plug casting and fly fishing methods ,we provide top-notch equipment , accurate TM  reels, Shakespeare TM rods, and all best tackle for local fishery and safety equipment and drinks !!!

At least:  1 to 4 persons.                Duration: 2 hrs  minimum

Departures: 5:00am / 9:00 am / 2:00pm

Rate : 150$   include 2 hour tour – fishing tool gear – snacks & drinks.