Discover The Wildlife Of Palo Verde National Park Costa Rica
The Palo Verde National Park tour is a great day out for all nature lovers and families with children.
Only an hour and 30 minutes takes the ride from Tamarindo. Palo Verde National Park and Wildlife Refuge is the largest wetland in Central America and you will see there more than 200 animal species.
What to do there?
A Palo Verde National Park River Tour takes about 2 hours and you can see river banks and areas with the most diverse animals such as howler monkeys and white facemonkeys, crocodiles, a variety of migratory birds and Iguanas and more.
After the boat trip, a typical Costa Rican food is served.
It is also possible to visit the pottery village Ortega, where you can buy all sorts of handmade pottery.
What is included in the Palo Verde National Park tour Costa Rica?
round trip transportation, 2 hour boat ride, bilingual tour guide, Costa Rican style lunch, refreshments, free demonstration of pottery history and manufacturing,
What to bring? Tennis shoes or sandals light clothes (shorts), sun block, hat, camera (binoculars) and bug spray
Pick up: 7 am at your accommodation. Duration: 6 to 7 hours
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Palo Verde is located in one of many driest regions of Costa Rica but any time it will rainfall here the particular tracks might be impassable. Birdwatching is usually better within the dried season since there are many migrants that come to Costa Rica Palo Verde National Park from December to May to escape the winter in northern regions.
Palo Verde National Park Costa Rica incorporates a distinctively dichotomous figure. It’s at the same time an amazing wetlands and one of the best areas of warm dried up woods outstanding wherever. That combined nature is because of the particular Río Tempisque water damage above land located in a relatively dry weather place.
Palo Verde National Park Animals
The different species of birds are the biggest attraction in the national park. There is a small island in Rio Tempisque, called Isla de Pajaros (Bird Iceland). Here nest most birds. The island is a safe place for Cattle Egrets, Roseate Spoonbills, Wood Storks, Green-backed Herons, Anhingas, Great Egrets, and Black-crowned Night-Herons to breed. Other birds that can be observed there are White Ibis, Glossy Ibis, Black-necked Stilt, Black-bellied Whistling-Duck, Snail Kite, American Widgeon, Northern Shoveler, and Blue-winged Teal.
The best places for the animals to see in the Palo Verde National Park Guanacaste Costa Rica during the drought, are near water. You should sit still and quiet to observe the following animals: Variegated Squirrels, Howler Monkeys, White-nosed Coatis, White-tailed Deer, White-throated Capuchin Monkeys, and Collared Peccaries
The Palo Verde National Park boat tours shows you a wide variety and beauty of the flora and fauna of Costa Rica.