Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge, Cano Negro

#15 of 71 in Wildlife in Province of Alajuela
Must see · Nature / Park · Wildlife Area
Meander through the remote wetlands of Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge and have the privilege of seeing many indigenous endangered species in their habitat. Popular with bird watchers, the refuge's many species are not seen anywhere else in Costa Rica. Once you've completed the long drive to the refuge, the site is only accessible from the marshes so those hoping for glimpses of wildlife and some memorable photos should book one of the boat or canoe day tours. Plan to visit Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge during your Cano Negro vacation using our convenient Cano Negro visit planner.
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  • My wife and I did the boat tour at Cano Negro National Park. Loads of fun. Saw many birds and animals. Some very unique. The boat operator spotted just about everything you can think of. Beautiful...  more »
  • Real life Jungle Cruise! We visited the refuge with two teens kids and a wonderful guide. We were able to view howler monkeys, spider monkeys, capuchin, sloths, toucans, and caimans all in there...  more »
  • Gorgeous place, saw so much nature. We took a Kayak tour with a great local company called Paraiso Tropical - would highly recommend!
  • Amazing place to see wildlife! Bring a telescope. Typically you need book the tour from La Fortuna.

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