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Day Trip to Caño Negro Including Río Frio Boat Experience from La Fortuna - with unbiased reviews

Day Trip to Caño Negro Including Río Frio Boat Experience from La Fortuna

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Overview
See more of Costa Rica’s natural landscape without the stress of navigating on this convenient day trip to Caño Negro—hotel transport included. The itinerary features a river boat safari through a wildlife refuge known for its birds, monkeys, and lizards, which you can spot and learn about with the help of your guide. Round out the tour with a well-deserved lunch at a local restaurant.
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    Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge
    Stop: 8 hours - Admission included
    Day Trip to Caño Negro Including Río Frio Boat Experience from La Fortuna
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Highlights
  • Sightsee in Caño Negro without the stress of planning
  • River boat cruise offers rare views of the natural landscape
  • Guide points out easy-to-miss plants and animals
  • Lunch, round-trip hotel transport, and entrance fees included
Important Information
Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Beverages
  • Local taxes
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Binoculars and camera suggested
  • Sun lotion
  • Mosquito repellent
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Grizz35 wrote a review Today
19 contributions5 helpful votes
Was an amazing trip and our guide Carlos was excellent. He was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. We saw lots of wildlife including sloths, howler monkeys, white faced monkeys, jesus christ lizard and so much more. Well worth the time and money.
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Date of experience: December 2019
WorcesterMoray wrote a review Sep 2019
809 contributions1,659 helpful vote
Trip on the river up to the Nicuraguan border was excellent. Lots of birds and caimens and lizards. Monkeys in the trees. Pleasant on the boat and plenty to spot. Guide excellent. Well worth the journey from la Fortuna.
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from Aventurasarenal1, Propietario at Day Trip to Caño Negro Including Río Frio Boat Experience from La Fortuna
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear WorcesterMoray Thank you very much for your review of our trip to Caño Negro Rio Frio boat tour.We are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We hope we can welcome you back soon to our lovely paradise of the Costa Rican rainforest.
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Jane S wrote a review Jul 2019
50 contributions19 helpful votes
We took this trip with Carlos as our guide. He was very knowledgeable and friendly. On the journey up to the Rio he stopped the van and set up his telescope so we could see a sloth by the road. The journey from la Fortuna took a couple of hours. The boats were huge and there
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Response from Aventurasarenal1, Propietario at Day Trip to Caño Negro Including Río Frio Boat Experience from La Fortuna
Responded 4 weeks ago
B9847HBjanes Thank you very much for your beautiful description of your tour experience . We're glad that you tought our staff were very nice. We appreciate all the nice things you said about your overall experience with the Caño Negro - Rio Frio Boat tour. If you ever have a chance, please let us know why you scored the tour with 3 stars instead of 5. We also really appreciate the constructive criticism as it provides us the opportunity to improve the experience we're able to offer to our clients.We are looking forward to welcome you once again.
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Kate N wrote a review Jul 2019
6 contributions
Had a brilliant trip up the Rio Frio with our guide, Gabriel. He was knowledgeable and a great communicator. We saw all sorts of wildlife. Monkeys, cayman, a basilisk and many different birds. Pick up was smooth and we were transferred to another van for a different part of our
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Date of experience: July 2019
Response from Aventurasarenal1, Propietario at Day Trip to Caño Negro Including Río Frio Boat Experience from La Fortuna
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear 646katen Thank you so much for sharing your feedback of your overall experience at Rio Frio - Caño Negro Boat tour. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us, including the service you received from our wonderful team members.We will share your comments with all our staff but specially with Gabriel and Rosbing.
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itisjustus wrote a review May 2019
239 contributions49 helpful votes
We were picked up at our hotel in a comfortable bus and driven to Cano Negro. We stopped along the way for another guest to pick up some necessary items and for a restroom break. The boat captain met us at the Rio Frio. The boat captain and our guide from Aventuras Arenal
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Date of experience: December 2018
Response from Aventurasarenal1, Propietario at Day Trip to Caño Negro Including Río Frio Boat Experience from La Fortuna
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Itisjustus Thank you so much for your kind review of your experience with us at Caño Negro - Rio Frio boat tour . We love your beautiful descriptions, especially regarding our guided services. We are thrilled you enjoyed everything Aventuras Arenal has to offer, and that you had an unforgettable experience in La Fortuna . Hopefully, we will be able to welcome you back very soon!
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  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
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