Wildlife Tour at Palo Verde National Park


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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 7 hours

Departs: costa rica, costa rica

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Overview

This is the best activity to see wildlife and local living. This is a 5 hours tour which starts at 7:00 a.m. This is a great adventure on the Tempique River, surrounding Palo Verde National Park. It is also a cultural tour because you will see the sugar cane fields which is the livelihood of many costaricans in Guanacaste .You would enjoy the dry forest vegetation; mangroves, perfect for birds habitats and for some other common animals from this region. You would also witness the transit of tons of different birds, local and migratory. You would get to see a wide variety of animals such as: American Cocodriles, Piches, Jesus birds, Macaws, Herons (Egretta Thula), Tiger Herons, Guacacos, WoodStorks, Jabiru birds, Wild turkeys, Kingfishers, Iguanas, Common Basilisks, Coatis, Raccons, Capuchino and Howler Monkeys, deers and a lot more.


What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

Gratuities

Local and organic food


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 5 - 10
  • ADULT: Age: 11 - 60

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy


What To Expect

Palo Verde National Park
We will visit National park as we are going on the boat.

This is the best activity to see wildlife and local living. This is a 5 hours tour which starts at 7:00 a.m. This is a great adventure on the Tempique River, surrounding Palo Verde National Park. It is also a cultural tour because you will see the sugar cane fields which is the livelihood of many costaricans in Guanacaste .You would enjoy the dry forest vegetation; mangroves, perfect for birds habitats and for some other common animals from this region. You would also witness the transit of tons of different birds, local and migratory. You would get to see a wide variety of animals such as: American Cocodriles, Piches, Jesus birds, Macaws, Herons (Egretta Thula), Tiger Herons, Guacacos, WoodStorks, Jabiru birds, Wild turkeys, Kingfishers, Iguanas, Common Basilisks, Coatis, Raccons, Capuchino and Howler Monkeys, deers and a lot more.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Playa Flamingo
Stop to pick client

• Admission Ticket Free

Playa Conchal
Stop to pick up clients

• Admission Ticket Free


Reviews

Top 10 Day of Our Lives!
PhillyTravelingJawn, 18-05-2021
In May we returned to Guanacaste and again hired the amazing brothers of ATV Beach Tours. This time for a river estuary tour in the Palo Verde National Park. Hands down, this was one of THE best experiences we have ever had in our entire lives.

My husband, older son (age 14) and younger son (age 10), were guided by Jason and we saw sooooooo many animals. Our city eyes would have never spotted most of them, but Jason patiently pointed each one out and even had a full-color guide to share the official name and photo of each one to help us out.

On the road we saw coati, ring-tailed squirrels, Howler monkeys, and Iguanas.

Along the river we saw an Anteater sleeping in a tree over the river, many Green and brown basilisks (Jesus lizards), Long nose bats sleeping on the underside of tree branch over the river. We a had close-up (and safe) experience with a solo male white-faced Capuchin monkey that delighted us all, and also saw a huge troop/family of other Capuchins who were more shy but came close enough for us to see the human like features on their faces.

We saw many beautiful birds including Bare-Throated Tiger Heron, white Ibis and snow egret... and we saw.... Crocodiles!!! Oh my goodness they are massive and scary, and the experienced pilot of our boat knew just where to guide the boat so we could see them up close.

On the return drive we stopped at Iguana Park in a small town and Jason showed us the hundreds of iguanas all over in trees and bushes, just like squirrels back home.

If you spend any money on a wildlife experience while in Guanacaste, this is the tour for you. We have travelled all over the world and this was easily one of the top 10 days of our lives!
Living On The Wild Side!
129adsr, 11-05-2021
This was our third excursion with ATV Beach Tours, and by this time we were just out with our friend Jason. We were nervous to be out on the water with the crocodiles, but Jason encouraged us to push past our fears and we are so glad he did. We had a wonderful time! We saw crocodiles big and small, white-faced monkeys, Howler monkeys, long-nosed bats, and other wildlife.

Even after leaving the Palo Verde National Park we continued our wildlife experience by stopping at the Iguana park, which was wild! Make sure you have your bananas ready because they will all come out to play!
Perfect for the whole family young and old.
gregv342, 21-01-2021
This was our second activity with Jeffery and it was awesome! We took my mom and dad who are in their mid 70’s and they were fine and loved it. I won’t give away the details because it was so cool, but the monkey and alligator time was unbelievable. We have not stopped talking about it. Also, do the lunch. We went to the captains place and it was so good!! I highly recommend.
Great experience
franksK910YL, 14-12-2020
We saw everything we were promised! It was none stop sites and interesting explanations of the wildlife of Costa Rica.
BEST EXCURSION IN COSTA RICA
jackq2017, 14-12-2020
Definitely my favourite excursion I did in Costa Rica. I did an ATV tour, rain forest tour, and this tour at Palo Verde, and although all three were really great, this one was truly amazing. Jason picked us up and drove us to Palo Verde, before arriving at the boat launch, we stopped and checked out a huge pack of howler monkeys. Then we loaded up the boat and took off down the river. There was beautiful birds everywhere right off the hop, monkeys in trees that jumped right on our boat to say hi, and many crocodiles and gators, the wildlife was endless. We even did some fishing for some catfish, it was such a neat experience, but also a very fun day, and Jason is a good guy with a great sense of humour, laughing with us all day. On our way back we stopped at a very neat restaurant serving up traditional Costa Rican food, and can honestly say it was one of the most delicious meals I had in the 10 days of our trip! We did all 3 tours with “ATV Tours” because we found them so amazing. Jasons brother Jeff was so easy and friendly to communicate and plan everything, always answered any questions I had right away on Whatsapp, he even assisted us in setting up a catamaran tour. Thanks so much Jeff and Jason for making our stay in Costa Rica unforgettable!!!!




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