An adventurous hike in the middle of the rainforest of the Gandoca-Manzanillo Refuge. The beauty of this refuge is its incredible primary forests, lagoons, coral reefs, and white sand beaches. It is located in the most isolated and exotic place on the entire Southern Caribbean Coast. The tour ends with some refreshments on the beach before the minivan takes you back to your hotel.
What You Can Expect
After picking you up by air-conditioned minivan from your hotel, we will take you to Manzanillo where your specialized naturalist guide will be waiting on you to take you on th4-hour our jungle adventure through the primary forest.
Apart from the great variety of vegetation, you will also observe animals like monkeys, toucans, sloths, snakes, caimans and an enormous variety of birds. The beauty of this refuge is its incredible forests, lagoons, coral reefs, and white sand beaches. It is located in the most isolated and exotic place on the entire South Caribbean coast.
This refuge protects 4,500 hectares (over 11,000 acres) the of the sea, 15 kilometers of coast and 5,000 hectares (over 12,000 acres) of plants and hills with a maximum height of 115 meters. ? At the end of this beautiful advent, sure we will enjoy some tropical fruits and refreshments, and you can take a walk or just relax on the beach and take a dip in the cool waters while you wait for the microbus to take you back to Puerto Viejo. If you wish to pass more time on the beach please let the guide know so we can arrange the transportation for you.
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Bottled water
- Light refreshments
- Professional guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Insect repellent
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Minimum age is 12 years
- A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
- Not recommended for participants with back problems
- Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
- Not recommended for pregnant women
- Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
- A moderate to the good physical condition is required for this tour
You can present either a paper or mobile ticket for this activity.
Local operator information
Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Ticket. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Schedule and Pricing
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Your hotel between Puerto Viejo and Manzanillo (No pick-ups at private/rental properties, please provide a hotel/point of interest close by)
8:00 am Monday through Sunday
Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 – 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
5 hours (approx.)
Your hotel between Puerto Viejo and Manzanillo