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Mangrove Tour

The Rio Esquinas tour is a great way to explore the numerous habitats centered in a mangrove / river mouth. You can see a lot of wildlife on this tour. Many different species of birds, sea wildlife, many reptiles, including crocodiles and much more. The boat ride to the river that takes about 1 hour, and on the way you have the chance to see dolphins, turtles and if you are very lucky whales (seasonal) and the amazing Whale Shark (seasonal). Once in the river you go on slow mode for a few kilometers up the river. Animals are the highlight of the tour but the beautiful sights and the peace you get to sense there will do as well.

Quick Facts:Mangrove forests around Matapalo Osa Peninsula Costa Rica

  • The tour take you on a 1.5 hours ride thru the river. The whole tour takes approximately 3.5 hours and it cost $275.00 for up to 4 people and $45.00 per extra person. The tour is for a maximum of 6 people per boat.
  • This tour is a tide dependant activity as the river is only navigational during High tide. This means that depending on the day the tour will have certain departure hour.
  • The ground transfers from Matapalo or any other place you are staying to Pto. Jimenez is not included in the price of the tour.