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Palo Verde National Park: Tours & Tickets

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The water system in this park sustains the largest population of waterfowl and wading birds in Central America.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So different from Manuel Antonio Park... here you can be just alone in the Park that is several kilometers long You just stop your car to go through defined walks and hope to encounter wild animals, mostly birds (bring your binoculars), monkeys, iguanas, coatis and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank bruno l
Reviewed 21 September 2019 via mobile

My boyfriend and I booked “jungle cruise at Palo Verde national park” through catours and it was wonderful. Our tour guide Alex, went above and beyond. Alex is very knowledgeable about Costa Rica and you can tell how much he enjoys educating others about the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank rachellllllh
Reviewed 27 August 2019

What a wonderful tour. We saw the crocodiles plus how sugar cane is made as well as learning to make tortillas and a wonderful lunch. An all around great experience.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Angela M
Reviewed 18 August 2019

Book this tour through a local tarvel agent. Been promised bird paradise. Guide was very nice and knowledgeable, good command of the English language. Boat tour was ok, hardly and wild life to be see, except a crocodile, a couple of birds and a bunch...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank qpr81
Reviewed 19 June 2019

Our guide, Christian of Tico Adventure Tours, lead us along this river tour with a boat guide that took us up close and personal with birds, crocodiles and white face monkeys. Truly worth the early rise to be the first on the river. Then to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 7 May 2019

This is a 1/2 day excursion with English speaking guide into a dry National park. Many birds and crocodiles are see, particularly on the river boat part of it. Good stops to see iguanas and pottery making. Includes a home style lunch. Very worthwhile-been there...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Jack M
Reviewed 22 April 2019 via mobile

Never have gone searching for wild animals up river on a boat tour before and now I know I should have. Thank you everyone at Palo Verde for ur knowledge on the tour, the laughter, amazing food and one of a kind handmade pottery. This...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank stefania m
Reviewed 16 April 2019 via mobile

Very nice tour! Shaded boat, knowledgeable guide and boat captain. They went out of their way to find animals for our viewing, and gave us a longer tour because we had some energetic photographers on our boat. Wish the road to the park was better...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank DowntownGBrown
Reviewed 10 April 2019 via mobile

The tour guide, Christoff was very knowledgeable, the bus was very comfortable, good thing because we spent more time on the road in the bus that in the river. The road was one of the roughest, dustiest on the planet. We stopped a the Hacienda...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JohnG72
Reviewed 19 March 2019

It was a long walk on a hot day but well worth it . We had a good guide , Carlos , who explained a lot about the trees and any small creatures that we saw , he also explained about the volcano and the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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25 July 2019|
Response from 0911janiceb | Reviewed this property |
We were on a prepaid organised trip so I wouldn't have a clue , sorry .
28 March 2019|
Response from jilleknight | Reviewed this property |
Sorry this is not Janice
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15 January 2019|
Response from Dawn T | Reviewed this property |
Hi if you are staying in th Riu Palace they have 24 hour food but if not the first stop on the tour is for breakfast in a beautiful peaceful setting.Amazing day out we loved it.We were back in the hotel early afternoon