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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  • We paid $79 each for this trip through our hotel, which might sound expensive but it was excellent value for money. We were staying in Arenal so it was about a two-hour drive to get there but this inc...  more »
  • The cruise we took in this refuge was part of a Caravan Tour, but from my understanding you can book a tour from La Fortuna. Sit on the same side as the captain as he is the one who does the spotting....  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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26 days in Costa Rica BY A USER FROM JAPAN March, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 36 days in Costa Rica & Panama City BY A USER FROM CANADA February, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 59 days in United States, Central America, Mexico, South Pacific, Asia & Africa BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS March, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 60 days in South America, Central America & Caribbean BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS January, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 60 days in South America, Central America & Mexico BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS January, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 60 days in Mexico, Central America, South America & Caribbean BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS January, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced
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