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We went by ourselves without a guide and we enjoyed walking around but there are no signs. Just a basic map of where you can go. We have no idea what most of the plants were but we did see a basilisk, over 20 varieties...More
Unless you are in a coach, this place definitely needs a car to get round although once the various bits are located, you will then revert to shank's pony.
Having found our way in from highway 10 and paid the entrance fee, we spent rather...More
Our bird guide took us to CATIE to get pictures of the boat billed heron and the Northern Jacana. The place has an excellent curb appeal with a wide entrance. Upon reaching the pond, we immediately saw the Northern Jacanas and after peering through the...More
It was pouring with rain so that did affect some of the enjoyment However having read the other reviews I'm not sure our guide actually showed us the whole site. We spent about 20 minutes staring at a table of odd fruit and seeds. the...More
We spent the afternoon at CATIE and loved it. Saw Boat-billed, Green, Great Blue and Little Blue Herons; White-crowned and Yellow-Crowned Night-Herons, Snowy and Cattle Egrets, and plenty of Northern Jacanas at the pond. Walking around campus yielded many other birds. Perhaps the highlight for...More
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I went with a guide from Rancho Naturalista Lodge on a Sunday in December 2015, so I guess it was open then! There was a guard at the entrance gate who let us in to photograph birds. If in doubt, contact them: Tel... More
I went with a guide from Rancho Naturalista Lodge on a Sunday in December 2015, so I guess it was open then! There was a guard at the entrance gate who let us in to photograph birds. If in doubt, contact them: Tel: (506)2558-2000 email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org - Or better yet, stay at Rancho Naturalista and go with their great guide!