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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  • 2 days were here again. 1 day we had a boat ride on the water. The rainy season had been so water was higher in the Lake and the rivers. At half past 7 the morning we had the tour with an English Guide. Further adapted the people there especially Spanish because it's not as touristic. But if you go to costa rica goes you should definitely go here!
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  • I took a day tour here. There was a total of three people on the tour so it was small and personal. Once on the boat we spent time photographing the extremely rare orange howler monkey which there are...  more »
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