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In Costa Rica’s Guanacaste Province, great care has been taken to preserve and maintain the region's natural wonders and keep the country at the forefront of sustainable, carbon offset, eco-tourism. Costa Rica is most famous for its great natural wealth, about 5% of the world's biodiversity can be found here. As of now, there are over 8500 species of plants, 220 species of reptiles, 160 species of amphibians, 205 species of mammals, and 850 species of birds. Can you see them all? You can sure try with one of our animal wildlife tours. In partnership with MINAE, many of the animal rescue centers allow you to see and experience this amazing wildlife up close and personally.

Bijagua Sloth Search and Discovery

Embark on an extraordinary journey to witness one of Guanacaste's greatest natural wonders: the majestic sloths in their native habitat. As you drive through the captivating lowlands, nestled at the base of active volcanoes that tower above, such as the awe-inspiring Miravalles and Tenorio, you will find yourself crossing the continental divide, entering the enchanting realm of Bijagua. The name Bijagua, meaning "two waters," pays homage to the harmonious interplay between the climate and the abundant rainfall that graces this remarkable area. Prepare to be captivated as you explore Bijagua, a true haven for nature enthusiasts and avid hikers. Immerse yourself in the lush biodiversity that Costa Rica is renowned for, as every step reveals a tapestry of life in its purest form. And there, amid the emerald foliage, you will discover the elusive sloths, gracefully hanging from the trees and branches, seemingly always sporting a gentle smile. Keep your eyes peeled, for it is not uncommon to witness mother sloths nurturing and carrying their precious babies, a heartwarming sight that embodies the essence of pure maternal love. But the wonders of Bijagua extend beyond the sloths. This haven also provides an ideal climate and a thriving rainforest environment that beckons exotic reptiles and frogs. Encounter the vibrant Red Eyed Frog, the mesmerizing Green-and-Black Poison Arrow Frog, and the captivating Blue Jeans Frog, among others. For wildlife enthusiasts, a visit to Bijagua is an absolute "Must-Do" while exploring the treasures of Costa Rica. Did you know that sloths spend a staggering 90% of their time upside down? This fascinating fact highlights the unique adaptability and mastery of these incredible creatures. Prepare to be astounded as you witness firsthand the slow and deliberate movements of the sloths, a testament to their remarkable survival strategies. Embark on this unforgettable adventure and create cherished memories as you delve into the wonders of Bijagua. Explore the natural paradise that cradles the sloths and their fellow inhabitants, and let the beauty of Costa Rica's biodiversity leave an indelible mark on your soul.

Puma and Sloth Sanctuary Journey

Prepare for an extraordinary wildlife encounter at Las Pumas Refuge, the largest animal shelter in Latin America. This remarkable sanctuary is home not only to majestic big cats like pumas and jaguars but also to a diverse array of animals, including monkeys, tropical birds, and many others. Las Pumas serves as a vital refuge for animals that can no longer thrive in the wild, offering them a safe and nurturing environment. For nature enthusiasts, this haven is a true paradise, featuring an extensive network of trails to explore and immerse yourself in the wonders of the natural world. After an exhilarating start to your day at Las Pumas, a short drive will bring you to the charming town of Bijagua, where a delightful Costa Rican lunch awaits. Bijagua is renowned for its unique distinction as "sloth territory," making it an exceptional destination to observe both the two-toed and three-toed sloth species that call Costa Rica home. Nestled amidst the captivating landscapes of the Miravalles and Tenorio volcanoes' eastern slopes, the panoramic views of Costa Rica's topography are truly awe-inspiring. As you venture through this picturesque region, keep your eyes peeled, as the abundant wildlife thrives in their natural habitats, offering you the chance to spot a multitude of fascinating creatures. This adventure is perfect for the whole family, creating lasting memories that can be shared and cherished together. So gather your loved ones and embark on this remarkable journey, where you can witness the beauty of nature and experience the wonders of Costa Rica's wildlife up close

Ultimate Costa Rica Sloth Adventure

Welcome to the enchanting Bijagua de Upala! Nestled in the northern region of Costa Rica, embraced by the stunning landscapes shaped by Guanacaste and Tenorio volcanoes, this area is a haven of evergreen beauty. From the moment you embark on this tour, you will be greeted by majestic mountain views and a tranquil rural ambiance that instantly connects you with the soothing wonders of nature. Prepare to immerse yourself in an extraordinary experience as you explore two unique Sloth Sanctuaries. These remarkable sanctuaries offer you a chance to witness firsthand the national symbol of Costa Rica and gain a deeper understanding of these fascinating creatures. Encounter both the two-toed and three-toed sloth species, which thrive abundantly in this area. As you learn more about these lovable animals, you'll be amazed by the intriguing facts that surround them. Did you know that sloths are three times stronger than humans? Or that they are faster in water than on land? These incredible creatures embody a harmonious blend of strength, resilience, and undeniable charm. But this tour extends beyond the sloths themselves. It presents you with a unique opportunity to expand your knowledge and delve into the rich biodiversity of Bijagua de Upala. Experience the vibrant tapestry of species that call this ecological paradise home, from the stunning variety of flowers to the towering trees and the fascinating array of wildlife. Every step of this journey allows you to witness the wonders of nature in its purest form, fostering a deep appreciation for the delicate balance that sustains this remarkable habitat. Prepare to be captivated as you venture into the heart of Bijagua de Upala, where knowledge and awe intertwine. Allow the serenity of the landscape and the gentle whispers of the forest to guide you on an unforgettable exploration. Embrace the opportunity to witness the natural ecological habitat of diverse species, creating memories that will forever be etched in your heart. Welcome to Bijagua de Upala, where beauty, knowledge, and connection with nature await your arrival.
  • Africa Safari Adventure Park Day

    Guess what? The African wildlife feels totally at home in Guanacaste's pastureland, just like they're hanging out in the plains of East Africa. Say hello to Ponderosa in Liberia, Costa Ri...
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  • Arenal Lake Wildlife Safari and Hot Springs

    Spend an afternoon at the world famous Arenal Volcano National Park. Enjoy stunning views as you drive along Lake Arenal, closing in on one of the most beautiful volcanoes in the world. You will ...
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  • Arenal Sloth Discovery Trip

    There is nothing cuter than a baby three-toed sloth, especially when you are observing it in its natural habitat. See sloths and more on this relaxing tour. Explore the rainforests near Lake Aren...
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  • Arenal Volcano Bird Watching Experience

    If you are vacationing in Guanacaste, you have to visit Arenal Volcano National Park. This nature preserve is home to a plethora of various wildlife habitats. And many of those are specifically f...
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  • ATV Canopy Monkey Combo

    The Amazing Original Zip-Line Tour lets you ride all eleven zip-lines as well as cross three hanging bridges, all while surrounded by the gorgeous expanse of the diverse forest of Guanacaste. Or ...
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  • ATV Diamante Sloth Tour

    Get ready for an epic adventure in two parts that kicks off with an exhilarating ATV ride! Cruise along scenic trails that hug the breathtaking Pacific Coast, pausing to soak in the stunning vist...
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  • ATV Horseback Combo

    You will be guided through the winding roads and back trails of Guanacaste's famous jungle-covered mountains along Costa Rica's Pacific coast. Here, stop and see breathtaking views from 1...
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  • ATV Horseback Monkey Combo

    If you want to visit the ocean then we will take you to pristine secluded beaches. Ride through the hills, where you can appreciate the natural landscape and a beautiful ocean view wher...
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  • ATV Monkey Sanctuary Combo

    Are you a beach enjoyer or a mountain explorer? If you are here to see the beautiful beaches of Costa Rica then you can choose our beach enjoyer option. With this option, we will take you to priv...
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  • ATV Monkey Sanctuary Tour

    Orphaned and rescued monkeys need your attention, please don't leave them hanging. Hop on an ATV to explore either the mountains or beaches local to the area and visit our Monkey Sa...
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  • ATV Original Canopy Horseback Combo

    Are you ready for an adventure? Bring your family along, as kids from three years old and up can participate in the thrill along with a parent. Start your day soaring through the forests of Guana...
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  • ATV Sloth Habitat Tour

    Explore the Costa Rican jungle landscape on your own ATV mountain tour. Our experienced tour guides will take you on a true adventure through the winding jungle roads. On this tour, you will have...
  • Beach Horseback Riding Tour

    Guanacaste, Costa Rica is a cowboy country. Everywhere you go, you'll see livestock. Take this tour to view this world from a different perspective. Keep your eyes open for various species of...
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  • Bijagua Sloth Search and Discovery

    Embark on an extraordinary journey to witness one of Guanacaste's greatest natural wonders: the majestic sloths in their native habitat. As you drive through the captivating lowlands, nestled...
    From USD 29
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  • Bird-Watching and Cultural Tour

    Join us for a wonderful ornithological adventure. There are dry forests, cloud forest, arid mountain peaks, humid lowlands, mangroves and coral reefs that attract totally different species but th...
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  • Bird-Watching at the Rincón Volcano

    The position of Costa Rica as a bridge between North and South America and its national policies for nature conservation offers visitors the opportunity to spot an extensive variety of birds and ...
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  • Boat Safari and Nature Walk Tour

    Are you staying at Dreams Las Mareas? The resort is located in an area of pristine beauty - in Guanacaste, where we have the best beaches in Costa Rica, and the most majestic mountains to spend t...
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  • Canopy Horseback Monkey Combo

    Embark on an unforgettable adventure with your family, including kids as young as three years old, in the serene heart of Central America. Discover natural forests that have thrived for centuries...
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  • Canopy Monkey Sanctuary Combo

    The Original Canopy Tour offers a thrilling adventure that combines 100's of meters of zip-lines, hanging bridges, and platforms, suitable for kids aged three and up along with a parent. Our ...
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  • Children's Mountain Horseback Riding

    Did you know that Guanacaste is cowboy country? If you want to see the countryside from a unique vantage point as you gallop through farmlands and forests then this experience is for you.  ...
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  • Diamante Blue Butterfly Garden Tour

    Diamante is a world-class habitat for rescued animals that are in need of care and are not fit for life in the natural environment. They have a qualified and dedicated team that cares for each an...
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  • Diamante Horseback Riding Tour

    The Horseback tours at Diamante Eco Adventure Park are the ideal way to experience spectacular views, backcountry wildlife, and trails winding through a dry tropical forest. The tour also include...
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  • Horseback Monkey Sanctuary Combo

    On this tour, your guide will point out flora and fauna natural to the area. You might also get an opportunity to see various species of iguanas, birds, butterflies, monkeys, and more. This spect...
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  • Horseback Riding and ATV Tour

    First, we will take you on a beautiful and relaxing horseback ride through the mountains to view Guanacaste’s cowboy country. This charming tour gives you a unique perspective on traditiona...
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  • Horseback Riding and Snorkeling RIU Hotel

    Guanacaste, Costa Rica is cowboy country. Everywhere you go you'll see livestock, farmlands, and wildlife. Take this tour to view this world from a different perspective. Stop to look and may...
  • Horseback Riding at Pura Aventura

    Our horses are well-groomed, even-tempered and sure-footed with a comfortable gait. Our Ranch offers diverse terrain for leisurely rides or spirited gallops. So let us take you on a beautiful and...
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  • Horseback Riding Tour

    Did you know that Guanacaste is cowboy country? If you want to see the countryside from a unique vantage point as you gallop through farmlands and forests then this experience is for you.  ...
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  • Horseback Riding Tour Los Sueños

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  • Iron Horse Volcano Mountain Bike Tour

    Do you love mountain biking? Then you'll love volcano biking. This is no random mountain bike tour: Iron Horse Mountain Bike Tour is a full-day unique experience due to the variety of ac...
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  • Las Catalinas Ocean Safari Tour

    Get ready for an amazing ocean safari adventure. Hop on a panga for a beautiful ocean tour. You will go with our experienced English speaking guide and captain as you look out and explore the wat...
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  • Miravalles Volcano Plus Sloths

    Our captivating journey commences with a visit to the Las Hornillas Volcanic Activity Center, nestled on the slopes of the grand Miravalles volcano. Delight in the mesmerizing display of hot wate...
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  • Monkey Park Foundation Tour

    Monkey Park is a non-profit foundation that has made itself available to the indigenous wildlife of Costa Rica in order to provide a safe and experienced environment for the local wildlife’...
  • Monkey Sanctuary

    Looking for a fun adventure that you feel comfortable bringing your whole family? We've got you covered. Just come join us for a day at The Monkey Sanctuary. Take a day off from worrying abou...
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  • Monkey Sanctuary Buggy Tour

    We will take you on jungle trails through the mountain terrain, and through densely populated biodiverse habitats for various species of tropical birds, reptiles, and even monkeys. The tour is al...
  • Monkey Sanctuary Exploration Tour

    In recent years, the encroachment of civilization into the natural habitats of these incredible primates has led to a significant increase in the number of orphaned monkeys. This trend shows no s...
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  • Mountain Horseback Riding Tour

    Guanacaste, Costa Rica is a cowboy country. Everywhere you go, you'll see livestock, farmlands, and amazing jungle terrain. Take this tour to view this world from a different perspective and ...
    From USD 49
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  • Original Canopy and Horseback Combo

    Join us for the Original Canopy Tour, a unique experience that combines hundreds of meters of zip-lines and platforms with hanging bridges. Go on with your day soaring through the forests of...
    From USD 59
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  • Puma and Sloth Sanctuary Journey

    Prepare for an extraordinary wildlife encounter at Las Pumas Refuge, the largest animal shelter in Latin America. This remarkable sanctuary is home not only to majestic big cats like pumas and ja...
    From USD 49
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  • Puma Sanctuary Journey

    Our Sanctuary is completely open to the public. Come see Pumas living in their natural habitat albeit in a controlled environment. Here is where we maintain the animals that couldn’t go bac...
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  • Rincón Volcano Bird Watching Tour

    Our naturalist guides can take you to great areas in Rincon de la Vieja National Park to add to your bird count. Central America, in general, and Costa Rica, in particular, are in a privileged ge...
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  • Ultimate Costa Rica Sloth Adventure

    Welcome to the enchanting Bijagua de Upala! Nestled in the northern region of Costa Rica, embraced by the stunning landscapes shaped by Guanacaste and Tenorio volcanoes, this area is a haven of e...
    From USD 59
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  • Ultimate Wildlife Adventure Safari

    See over 50 species of animals in one day! Includes Giraffes, Jaguars, Toucans, Sloths, and more! Visit 3 different animal sanctuaries where the habitats are designed to provide a natural setting...
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  • Volcano Waterfall Horseback Riding Excursion

    Did you know Costa Rica is a cowboy country? Guanacaste not only has abundant natural diversity but also a strong culture and you can experience all of that with us. In this activity, you'll ...
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  • Volunteer at Monkey Park Foundation

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  • Zip-Line, ATV and Monkey Sanctuary Tour

    The Amazing Original Zip-Line Tour lets you ride all eleven zip-lines as well as cross three hanging bridges, all while surrounded by the gorgeous expanse of the diverse forest of Guanacaste. Or ...
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