Tortuguero Canal, Puerto Limon

#2 of 6 in Parks in Puerto Limon
Water Body · Nature / Park
Meander your way through Tortuguero Canal, a labyrinth of waterways that weave around the perimeter of the national park. A primary Atlantic nesting site for the green turtle, the canal provides safety for the turtles with protected beaches on the edges, and night tours allow you to witness this magical nesting event. Take a popular canal tour and let your guide lead the way, helping you catch glimpses of the animal and plant life populating this tropical lowland rainforest. Crocodiles, river turtles, sloths and many species of monkey are just some of the inhabitants you will have the chance to meet. Tours are offered on motor boats or, to get up close, canoes. Make Tortuguero Canal part of your personalized Puerto Limon itinerary using our Puerto Limon trip itinerary planning site.
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  • We thoroughly enjoyed our Tortuguero Canal boat cruise in Costa Rica. It was beautiful and relaxing and afforded us a chance to get close to a variety of wildlife — including sloths, caimans and...  more »
  • A ride in a powered pontoon boat on Tortuguero Canal in Tortuguero National Park was part of our Princess excursion. We were treated to a bowl of fresh local fruit before boarding the boat. Our...  more »
  • You explore the canals in a open-air boat. There are lots of wildlife and vegetation. At the end of the tour they have a fruit buffet and beverages. Most amazing tasting fruit.
  • Too much turistic. So many People you have to pay for everything...
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