Palo Verde National Park, Province of Guanacaste

At Palo Verde National Park, explore a protected area that contains diverse landscape varieties, from tropical dry forests to swampy wetlands. A haven for birdwatchers, the park boasts a variety of local bird species such as egrets, herons, ibises, and storks, as well as migrant birds in the wet season. Hiking along the Tempisque river, you might spot coatis, white tailed deer, crocodiles, howler monkeys, and capuchins. Enjoy a boat tour on the river, visit Bird Island, or try cycling across the park. Put Palo Verde National Park into our Province of Guanacaste trip itinerary builder site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Province of Guanacaste.
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  • Our guide, Christian of Tico Adventure Tours, lead us along this river tour with a boat guide that took us up close and personal with birds, crocodiles and white face monkeys. Truly worth the early ri...  more »
  • This is a 1/2 day excursion with English speaking guide into a dry National park. Many birds and crocodiles are see, particularly on the river boat part of it. Good stops to see iguanas and pottery ma...  more »
  • We scheduled a tour with Palo Verde River Tours and drove to the park. Tour was laid back and saw lots of birds, monkeys, and crocs. Great lunch afterwards, too, provided by tour company.
  • We had a great river tour. Boat captains ensured we saw plenty of wildlife & they coped well with very windy conditions.
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