There are approximately 113 species of bats in Costa Rica, which makes up about half of the species of mammals in the country. You’ll learn about the many species and classifications as you make your way through the Sarapiquí rainforest.

Featured in:Educational, Night Tour, Species Exhibits
2 hrs
Available Days:
Every day
7:30 PM
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Mobile Ticket Included
Offered in English, Spanish

During the tour, your guide will tell you about bad adaptation and reproduction. Tirimbina Research Center has made a commitment to preserving the environment, and researchers only hold bats for around 2 hours. Toward the end of the tour, guides can show you how they capture bats for research. They can also give you an up-close look at the captured animals.

What to Bring

Re-use bottle water, insect repellent, closed toed shoes, long pants, poncho or umbrella and flashlight .

What's included

Guided tour and educational presentation.


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