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The Best Things to Do in Tortuguero

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Tortuguero

4.5
National Parks · Nightlife · Natural History Museums

Popular things to do in Tortuguero

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National Park
Tortuguero National Park
4.4
Duration: 8 hours
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Natural History Museum
Sea Turtle Conservancy
4.2
Duration: 30 minutes
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Kayaking / Canoeing
Kayaking & Canoeing
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
Safari
Jungle Tom Safaris Day Tours
3.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
One of Costa Rica's least accessible destinations, Tortuguero sits within an eponymous national park and remains accessible only by plane or boat. Most visitors take a trip to Tortuguero for the chance to spot sea turtles, which lay eggs on the area's beaches. Turtle-watching tours remain the most popular thing to do in Tortuguero during the egg-laying season (July and August), when hordes of tourists pack into the little village and endow it with a cosmopolitan air rarely found in places so far removed from a big urban center. The village is an ideal year-round spot for adventurers looking to take exciting jungle hikes and canoe tours of the area's many waterways. Add Tortuguero and other destinations in Costa Rica to your travel itinerary using our Costa Rica road trip app.

Side trips from Tortuguero

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Outdoor Activity
La Danta Salvaje Guapiles
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
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Zipline
Zipline Puerto Limon
4.7
Duration: 4 hours
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Zoo
Frogs Heaven Horquetas
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Theme Park
Blue Day Family Club Guapiles
4.0
Duration: 8 hours

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