Enjoy the bounty of colors and wildlife that Costa Rica has to offer with a Kayak Estuary Tour through the famous mangrove forest of Tamarindo.? You will be delighted with the sights and sounds of this natural oasis with the chance to see birds, fish, crocodiles, iguanas, and even monkeys!? You will be led by an experienced bilingual guide through canals and then go on a walk through the National Park before returning back to the Tamarindo river mouth.
What You Can Expect
The kayaks will be ready and waiting in the mouth of the river where you will be provided instructions for a safe take off.? You will paddle along the river on this exciting kayak safari tour through the narrow canals.? You’ll see many different bird species and watch for colorful fish jumping through the water.? Up above in the mangrove trees, you will have the chance to see monkeys and iguanas.
After paddling about an hour, we will stop and walk through the forest with your guide for a deeper explanation of the local flora and fauna, specifically the famous local Guanacaste trees, Costa Rica’s National tree.? You will hear sounds of the local howler monkeys and there is a chance you will see them swing through the treetops above!? Keep an eye out for other critters such as crabs and butterflies!
The Kayak estuary tour is 2 hours and includes Transportation, Safety Gear, Bottled Water, snack, and Bilingual Guide.
- Entrance fees
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- National Park fees
- Bottled water
- Local guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off in Tamarindo and Langosta areas
- Small-group tour
- Gratuities (recommended)
- Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
- 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
- A small amount of walking is involved
- Not wheelchair accessible
You can present either a paper or mobile ticket for this activity.
Local operator information
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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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Native’s Way Tour Office in Tamarindo, or contact us to schedule pick up from your hotel in Tamarindo or Langosta
Departure time is dependent on the high tide and will be sent to you after your tour confirmation. Please indicate if you have a morning or afternoon preference, but understand that it is not guaranteed. Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
2 hours (approx.)