Come visit a variety of Costa Rica's wild residents on this half day jungle safari tour from Central Pacific . Home to one of the world's largest crocodile populations, the site also provides shelter to a whole spectrum of exotic animals. Admire the fascinating lifestyle of crocodiles, birds and lizards as you cruise down the Tarcoles River, located in the heart of the Costa Rican jungle.
Just two hours from urban San Jose, the Tarcoles River is one of four rivers flowing out of the Nicoya Peninsula. Home to a wide variety of vegetation and wildlife, you will have plenty to see on this exciting tour. You will be in the middle of one of the world's largest crocodile populations, allowing for up-close views and spectacular photographs. Some of the crocodiles are up to 15 feet (4.5 meters) long!
In addition to the crocodiles, over 50 kinds of birds can be seen, including the very rare scarlet macaw. The Tarcoles River is also home to a great variety of resident and migrant waterfowl. Jesus Christ lizards, named for their amazing ability to walk on water, are very common as well.
Your bilingual guide offers expert orientation about the crocodiles and other associated wildlife you may see. On the way downstream, the boat heads along the Guacalillo estuary, a diverse mangrove ecosystem that features four different species of mangrove trees.
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