Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge Boat Tour Rio Frio

About this tour

Caño Negro is an important biological reserve of wetlands in Costa Rica. Locate right next to the Frío River. It gets most of the water from Río Frío. A huge number of migratory bird species tend to land on this area for nesting, as well this place has a countless number of native species.

The Caño Negro tour is a nature tour by boat with a specialized naturalist guide. During the tour to Caño Negro you can observe species such as monkeys, anteaters, snakes, crocodiles, turtles, sloths, birds and much more. You will love photographing the many wildlife species that inhabit this paradisiacal wetland reserve.

Caño Negro is located approximately one hour from the Arenal Volcano area, and it is a remoted area far away from the big populations. This allows the tour to be highly more enjoyable, as you can easily observe a lot more wildlife.

The Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge has an area of approximately twenty-five thousand acres all covered by wetlands and touches the south Nicaraguan border. One of the highlights of this area is the bird's population, in fact Caño Negro is one of the few places where you can observe the Jabirú (species in danger of extinction).

Caño Negro is one of the best places for birdwatchers in Costa Rica.

During this tour you will enjoy a delicious Costa Rican meal.


Important notes:

You must bring a copy of your passport to this tour, because the tour takes place near the Nicaraguan border and the police officers need to check every one's documents.

The tour is good for all ages!

Tour info

5 hrs
Transportation, guide, lunch, covered boat, professional nature guide.
US $78 per person
7:00 am
Camera, bug repellent, hat, sunscreen, binoculars, sense of adventure, Passport.
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