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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  • Mango was our skipper. He has an amazing eye for all of the animals! We saw many species of birds, caiman, all 3 species of monkeys( howler, spider and white faced). He found 2 sloths sleeping in tree...  more »
  • 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 »
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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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