Monkey & Crocodile Riverboat Safari from Tamarindo

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 6 hours

Departs: Costa Rica, Costa Rica

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Enjoy a 1.5-hour riverboat cruise on the Tempisque River bordering the Palo Verde National Park, which protects over 33,000 acres and is known for its ecological diversity. It preserves wetlands and provides a refuge for various wildlife. Be on the lookout and ready to shoot that one-of-a-kind picture moment. You may spot howler monkeys, crocodiles, huge iguanas, white faced monkeys and a myriad of herons, storks, kingfishers. After the river cruise, you'll enjoy a traditional family style Costa Rican lunch.

What's Included

Hotel/port pickup and drop-off

Local guide


National Park fees

What's Not Included

Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 4
  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 8
  • ADULT: Age: 9 - 99

Additional Info

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers

What To Expect

Palo Verde National Park
You will be picked up from your hotel or vacation rental and travel by vehicle through small towns and some of the best agricultural areas in Guanacaste as you observe melon plantations, sugar cane and more.

You will arrive to the small town of Bolton where you can take a quick bathroom break before embarking on the river cruise. Once you are on the river, your knowledgeable guide will share with you information about the river and its inhabitants. Be prepared to see crocodiles, howler and white faced monkeys, huge iguanas and a vast array of birds. There will be endless photo opportunities. After your river cruise, you will enjoy a traditional family style Costa Rican lunch. Some say it's the best meal they had while on vacation.

Then you will head back to the Tamarindo area and your hotel. This tour is not to be missed by nature lovers.

• Admission Ticket Included

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