In Curu Wildlife Refuge you can walk through a variety of ecosystems including pastures, forests, rivers, beaches, and cliffs. Come here to see the intense variety of plants and animals that thrive in the Nicoya Peninsula.
- 5 hrs
- Available Days:
- Every day
- 8:00 AM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
Peer into the branches above your head to look for howler monkeys, spider monkeys, and scarlet macaws. If you walk quietly and listen carefully for the sound of leaves rustling, you may have the chance to see collared peccaries, coatis, and white-tailed deer scampering through the forest. Don’t know what some of these animals are? You’ll find out soon!
Westbound on the road from Paquera is this small, yet biologically rich coastal refuge near the town of Curu. Before being purchased from the Pacific Lumber Company in the 1930's, the land that now makes up the Curu National Wildlife Refuge was used for small-scale cattle grazing and a sustainable development project consisting of agricultural production and selective logging endeavors.
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What to Bring
Closed toed shoes, comfortable clothes, camera, bug spray, and sunglasses.
Transportation, guide, fruit, and beverages.
Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “BOOKING REQUEST” for full details.
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See one of Costa Rica’s first nature preserves at Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve. It covers of 3,140 acres of both dry forest and rainforest.