Explore The Marino Ballena National Park on this guided hiking tour. Known as one of the most biologically diverse marine areas in Costa Rica, the park serves as an area for humpback, false orca, and pilot whales to rear their calves. Plus, animals such as howler, capuchin, and squirrel monkeys; sloths; pizotes (members of the raccoon family); and pumas, as well as plenty of bird species call the park home.
- Enjoy a 3- to 4-hour hike through The Marino Ballena National Park
- Spot local marine life and wildlife with the help of a guide
- Snacks are provided; lunch is not included
- Hotel pickup and drop-off is included
What You Can Expect
Marino Ballena National Park is located along the?South Pacific coast of Costa Rica. This is an important area for humpback, false orca and pilot whales for rearing their calves. There are cliffs and several mangrove forests bordering the rivers. This estuarine area is an ecosystem that shelters species of fish, birds, and crustaceans. Although most of its territory includes the maritime area there are also beautiful beaches of sand and stone such as ballena beach, Uvita beach, pi?uelas beach, dominicalito beach, Hermosa beach, pedregosa beach and arco beach in which we can pick you up for the tour.
This tour consists of a hiking adventure in one of the most beautiful and touristic places in Costa Rica. Enjoy the trails of the Marino Ballena National Park while watching the amazing wildlife in it. There are plenty of animals within Marino Ballena Park.? Some of the land animals include howler, capuchin, and squirrel monkeys.? There are sloths, raccoons, pizotes and even the occasional puma or ocelot will roam through.? Some of the more common bird species include roadside hawks, white hawks, chestnut-mandible toucan, a keel-billed toucan, seagulls, sandpipers, and pelicans.? The main draw to the area is the marine mammals including humpback, false orca, and pilot whales.? Dolphin species that frequent the area include spotted, spinner, common, and bottle-nosed dolphins.? In addition, olive ridley turtles and the occasional Pacific green or hawksbill turtle can be found in the waters of the park. Approximately 70 species?of fish?form part of the diverse marine life found in the park.
This is a 3 to 4 hours hike through the entire Marino Ballena National Park. Perfect for learning about Costa Rica’s wildlife?and knowing one of the most beautiful and attractive national parks in the country. This tour includes pick-up and drop-off and snacks.
- National Park fees
- Professional guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
- A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
- A moderate amount of walking is involved
- May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
You can present either a paper or mobile ticket for this activity.
Local operator information
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Hotels around the area to Manuel Antonio, Quepos or Parrita.
Monday to Sunday. Depends on low tide.
3 to 4 hrs