Trip Planner: Central America / Costa Rica / Province of Alajuela / Cano Negro / Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge
Meander through the remote wetlands of Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge and have the privilege of seeing many indigenous endangered species in their habitat. Popular with bird watchers, the refuge's many species are not seen anywhere else in Costa Rica. Once you've completed the long drive to the refuge, the site is only accessible from the marshes so those hoping for glimpses of wildlife and some memorable photos should book one of the boat or canoe day tours. Plan to visit Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge during your Cano Negro vacation using our convenient Cano Negro visit planner.
Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge reviews
Wonderful experience cruising along the Rio Frio for 3 hours. We made the early drive from La Fortuna arriving around 8am so we could hire a boat captain during peak wildlife spotting hours. It was... more »
Tranquil. Beautiful. Tons of wildlife. Boat tours are recommended. Theblagoons are nice and the river is full.of birds and caimanes. more »
Gorgeous place, saw so much nature. We took a Kayak tour with a great local company called Paraiso Tropical - would highly recommend!
Amazing place to see wildlife! Bring a telescope. Typically you need book the tour from La Fortuna.
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