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Corcovado National Park

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Parque Nacional Corcovado | Peninsula de Osa, Carate, Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 16 January 2012

Nature at its best, you will see and hear lots of wildlife, pretty amazing place. Hot and humid !

Date of experience: December 2011
1  Thank SolTamargo
Reviewed 15 January 2012

We expected much more. This totally natural place had few animals to see. We had 2 guides with us. Even crocodiles were nowhere to be seen and yet we couldn't swim in the river for fear they might get us! We saw no parrots but...More

Date of experience: January 2012
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Reviewed 15 January 2012

The staff, food,gardens, Ocean, Walk to Lagoon and the personal family feeling

Date of experience: February 2011
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Reviewed 12 January 2012

Serendipity: fresh water cascading down cliff face on beach about 3 miles from park entrance was beautiful and refreshing. Curious: Low tide at La Chancha, the volcanic rocky point visible from Carate, provides an out-of-context visually barren experience.

Date of experience: December 2011
Thank Evelyn L
Reviewed 9 January 2012

Yoyo all! So...If your’e looking for adventure in Costa Rica, Corcavado is the place for it; Nito and his team at Surcos Tours are the ones to get you there (http://www.surcostours.com/index.php). This is our first review on trip advisor, one we're gladly jotting down after...More

Date of experience: December 2011
2  Thank Tamir W
Reviewed 5 January 2012

My wife took me to the Lookout for my birthday in August. I've never been given a better gift. The location alone would be worth the trip but we got so much more! If you can enjoy warm and sunny weather, beautiful scenery, and wild...More

Date of experience: December 2011
Thank Nathan T
Reviewed 5 January 2012

Fantastic experience to be in the Rain Forest, the Park has exceptional flora and fauna. The Ranger Station is not to be missed

Date of experience: January 2012
Thank 60PercentTravel
Reviewed 26 December 2011

Stayed at Punta Marenco for two nights and had Mario as our guide. The huts are high on the hill so if you are not fit you might want to pass. Great views, food and staff. The huts are clean and have screens. Power for...More

Date of experience: December 2011
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Reviewed 26 December 2011

My girlfriend and I arrived in Puerto Jimenez wanting to visit Corcovado National Park. By luck, we found an incredible guide named Vilmar Lopez, who was recommended to us by our hotel staff. In an hour, Vilmar had won our confidence and arranged everything with...More

Date of experience: December 2011
Thank JPMilette
Reviewed 25 December 2011

Great adventure, we saw lots of animals and even fresh footprints of a big car. Location is just incomparable, therefore all the points.Still, the logistics are a bit behind, you have to know what you are doing, because you carry all your food for a...More

Date of experience: December 2011
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19 January 2019|
Response from danielaim | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mariannela, You can definitely do a hike in the Corcovado area, however, the only way to go all the way into the park to one of the Ranger stations is either a long hike (about 7-8 hours from Carate to La Sirena) or boat... More
26 November 2018|
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Response from Trangmard | Reviewed this property |
Well worth visiting Corcovado and it's not really too far to drive to get to Sierpe. It's a good road and you make good time. You have to wait for a boat from Sierpe to Drake and that takes time but I think that is due to... More
17 October 2018|
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Response from Sunnie D | Reviewed this property |
I have been to both places. Tortuguero is more eclectic and like being in the Caribbean. Corcovado is more of being in the wild- jungle and many animals. If you like being out in the jungle- you’ll have fun in Corcovado... More