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Costa Rica Safari Holidays

With a combination of volcanoes, cloud forests and national parks Costa Rica makes up 6% of the world’s biodiversity.

Why go on a wildlife safari to Costa RIca? 


  • You can explore much of it on foot or via boat making for a really intimate wildlife viewing experience.
  • When compared to Africa or other more prolific wildlife destinations it is so cheap!
  • The wildlife and eco system is truly diverse in Costa Rica – it has a huge amount of really unique wildlife such as see jaguars, sloths, monkeys, bats and armadillo and hundreds of birds. Over 150 reptiles and amphibians also thrive here, these include the tree frogs and dart frogs seen alongside snakes, caiman, lizards and iguanas.
  • Tortuguero National Park’s turtles! Known as the “little amazon” it is a really extraordinary place with diverse landscapes home to some wonderful species even without the turtles... It was originally made to protect the nesting Green Turtles and so is a fantastic place to view these endangered species. Other species include leatherbacks, olive ridleys, loggerheads and hawksbills.
  • Underwater safaris have never been easier to combine with on land safaris than in Costa Rica! Surrounded by tonnes of amazing beach options, you can go diving and experience wildlife on the flip side!

  • Which are the best lodges to view wildlife from in Costa Rica?


    Many of the lodges are within the rainforest, making the experience truly special.  The lodges are eco-friendly, colourful and very comfortable.  After a day travelling into the rainforest treat yourself to a swim in the hotel pools or a trip to their spas.

    THE BEST WILDLIFE LODGES IN COSTA RICA

    Costa Rica wildlife tours itinerary planning


    Begin your wildlife round trip of Costa Rica in the unbelievable Tortuguero National Park – the natural life nucleus of the country. Then, after say 4 nights here, take a hop over to the cloud forests of Monteverde for a birder’s absolute paradise. Once you have had enough time exploring the diverse inland fauna, take a hop down the beautiful, protected, wild and bushy Osa Peninsula for a pristine and outback safari experience in complete tropical rainforest tranquillity. Whilst here, go diving on the flip side for some further amazing underwater wildlife experiences. The possibilities are really fantastic for a wildlife lover in Costa Rica.

    THE BEST WILDLIFE AREAS IN COSTA RICA

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