Day trip

San Jose: Crocodile Safari Expedition and Nature Walk

San Jose: Crocodile Safari Expedition and Nature Walk

From US$ 248 per person

Jump on board a boat in the river to see crocodiles and other wildlife. Discover more about biodiversity at the Carara National Park Nature Walk.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time. The guide will be holding a sign with your last name on it.
Private group


  • Get up close to American Crocodiles
  • Observe a diverse range of exotic birds
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch
  • Learn more about biodiversity
  • Discover many beautiful wildlife species
Full description

Head out into the river on an exclusive and unique boat tour in the river with a naturalist guide. Get up close to American crocodiles and observe a variety of exotic birds. Take a walk in the Carara National Park, see the rich wildlife, and learn more about biodiversity in this fascinating region of the Central Pacific Coast. Your breathtaking adventure begins with a relaxing 90-minute private drive from San Jose, through the wonderful Costa Rican countryside with air-conditioned transportation. Arrive at Tarcoles River, home to one of the world’s largest crocodile populations in the wild. Get up-close with American crocodiles of all sizes, and observe an abundance of beautiful exotic birds on a 90-minute boat tour. Enjoy spectacular rainforest scenery and cruise through dense mangrove forest canals. Spot jungle wildlife such as iguanas, lizards, and monkeys. Tuck into a delicious lunch and explore the souvenir store, before continuing to the Carara National Park. Go deep inside the rainforest in this rich and unique ecosystem, where many beautiful wildlife species are common to see such as the Scarlet macaw, monkeys, snakes, armadillos, and over 1,400 species of plants. After this great safari, return to your hotel in San Jose.

  • Private Round trip transportation
  • Naturalist guide
  • 90-minute boat trip
  • Carara National Park entrance fee
  • Lunch
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All required protective equipment is provided
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card
    • Comfortable clothes
    • Hiking shoes
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen
    • Sun hat
    • Insect repellent
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    Product ID: 390945