Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge, Cano Negro

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. Use our Cano Negro visit planner to arrange your visit to Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge and other attractions in Cano Negro.
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  • It took around 2 hours to get from La Fortuna to Caño Negro, and our guide Elena gave us information the whole way on history and facts about Costa Rica. She was extremely knowledgeable, telling us ab...  more »
  • Book this trip via my hotel ( Nayara resort ) with private guide Andrey ( superb ) . Left 6 AM . 2 hrs ride to the river on the wild life reserve ( just near the Nicaragua border) on a private boat ( ...  more »
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  • 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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