La Fortuna to Jaco & Manuel Antonio + Crocodile Boat Tour on Tárcoles Rive
Daily departures from La Fortuna, Jacó & Manuel Antonio.
Boat ride bordering the shores of the Tárcoles River which boasts the largest Crocodile population in Central America.
Possibility to observe countless species of birds like roseate spoonbills, red macaws, cormorants, herons, ospreys and more.
Delicious lunch at Nosavar Ranch
Dedicated driver. Small groups to assure excellent personalized attention.
Apt for all type of person.
From La Fortuna, we will head towards the Pacific Coast in comfortable late model mini-vans, with the opportunity to cross the famous Rio Grande of Tárcoles, which boasts the largest American Crocodile (Crocodylus Acutus) population in Central America.
During the drive, we will make a short stop in San Ramon for bathroom breaks and a cup of coffee before continuing our journey. Once we reach the beautiful Hacienda Nosavar we will board a tractor-pulled wagon for about 20 minutes through the Hacienda to the shores of the Tárcoles River.
We will then board safe and comfortable boats in the wetlands near the Carara National Park, which is renowned for its significant Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao) population. We will travel 1.5 hour boat ride through the mouth of the river and along areas near the sandbanks where we can observe aquatic birds like kingfishers, herons, pink spoonbills as well as incredible crocodiles over five meters (16.5 ft) long, all in their natural habitat.
Afterwards, we will enjoy a delicious buffet lunch before returning to the van to continue our trip to the beautiful beaches of Jacó and Manuel Antonio.
What to bring:
Comfortable clothes, insect repellent, binoculars, sunscreen, camera and money for snacks, tips, or souvenirs.
What we include:
Transportation from your hotel in modern minivans with A/C and WiFi in route, bottled mineral water, Crocodile Tour in the Tárcoles River, Naturalist guide, and buffet lunch at Hacienda Nosavar.
Departure from La Fortuna: 07:30 hrs
Arrival to Jacó: 13:30 hrs & Manuel Antonio: 14:30 hrs
Departure from Manuel Antonio: 09:00 hrs
Departure from Jacó: 10:00 hrs
Arrival to La Fortuna: 16:00 hrs
6 – 7 hours.
La Fortuna – Jacó
Jacó – La Fortuna
La Fortuna – Manuel Antonio
Manuel Antonio – La Fortuna
Price per person (USD).
This tour requires a minimum of 4 adults.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Minimum age required: 00 years.
Price for child’s: 05 – 11 years.
Child’s from 00 – 04 years are free.
Every child must travel compulsorily on baby chair or booster. It must be previously requested and don’t have additional cost.
May be operated by a multilingual guide (English and Spanish).
Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
Transportation included from most La Fortuna hotels. If your hotel is far from downtown La Fortuna or the main road to the Arenal Volcano, extra charges may apply, please ask.
The departure times are approximates. Your exact pick-up time will be sent in your reservation confirmation.
The driver will wait for clients for 10 minutes, after which time if the client has not arrived, the driver will leave and the reservation will be charged in full.
1 piece of luggage and 1 carry on are permitted. Additional luggage is charged at $10 each piece.
We reserve the right to change or cancel our services for reasons out of our control, like accidents, natural disasters, mechanical failures, etc.