Palo Verde Boat Tour, Guanacaste

Palo Verde Boat Tour

Palo Verde Tour is the perfect half-day safari tour; enjoy the boat tour by the Tempisque River and discover the wildlife of the Palo Verde National Park in Guanacaste. Observe white face and howler monkeys, American crocodiles, birds, iguanas, and much more. The place is within one hour of driving, which makes it fast and easy to get to the place and drive back after your delicious lunch.

Palo Verde Tour starts with a drive that will take you through watermelon, sugarcane, and melon plantations. We will also drive by picturesque villages where you can observe the authentic Guanacaste living style. The excursion is the perfect half-day nature discovery adventure; here, you will find the largest concentration of birds in Central America. Find species such as Herons, Egrets, Macaws, Kingfishers, and more; Palo Verde National Park is perfect for bird lovers.

Also, at Palo Verde National Park, you will see a significant number of American crocodiles, big iguanas, white face and howler monkeys, bats, basilisks more known as Jesus Christ lizards, scarlet macaws (on the season), and many other species of wildlife even some of them in extinction.

Palo Verde Boat Tour is a perfect option for families and groups interested in close contact with nature. After the boat tour, you will enjoy a typical lunch made on wooden ovens. Palo Verde National Park is located only one hour from Playas del Coco or Tamarindo Beach areas, making this tour an excellent opportunity to discover flora and fauna of the area. Also, if you want, we can make a stop for a souvenir shop in one of the stores on the way back to your hotel or villa.

All our Guanacaste tours offer you private transportation, this way, we can give you a customized experience, and at the same time, we care about your safety.  This way, we allow you to change itineraries (if possible), make stops along the way, and enjoy the day at your own pace, without a rush.

Palo Verde Tour departs from Playas del Coco, Playa Hermosa, Ocotal, and Riu Guanacaste Hotels. We also leave from Andaz Papagayo, Planet Hollywood Guanacaste, and Four Seasons Peninsula. As well as Secrets Papagayo, Villas Sol, Occidental Papagayo, El Mangroove Resort among others. You can also enjoy our tours from Tamarindo Beach, Flamingo, Playa Conchal, and Potrero. 

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From Coco Beach, Playa Hermosa, Ocotal, Riu Guanacaste Hotels,  Secrets Papagayo, El Mangroove, Occidental Papagayo & Villas del Sol.  As well from Planet Hollywood Costa Rica, Andaz Papagayo & Four Seasons Costa Rica

2 Guests

Palo Verde Boat Tour
$ 175 per person
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4 Guests

Palo Verde Boat Tour
$ 160 per person
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6 Guests

Palo Verde Boat Tour
$ 145 per person
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8+ Guests

Palo Verde Boat Tour
$ 135 per person
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From Flamingo, Tamarindo Beach, Conchal & Potrero              please add $15 p.p

Includes Private transportation, bilingual guide, lunch, entrance fee, and water.

What to Bring: Hiking shoes or sandals, binoculars, camera, sunblock, hat, shorts, and insect repellent.

Departure 8.00 am / Return 2.00 pm approx..

Duration: 6 hours approx.


Daily departures.

2 guests min. to operate the tour.

Special rates for groups and families.

The taxes are not included.

Hiking Level: No Hike

*Note: If you suffer from high or low-pressure problems, asthma, or any heart problem, please let our guide know and bring your medication with you. As well, if you have any knees, hip, and back problems that are difficult for you to made it to the boat, it is necessary that your inform to us before taking the tour.

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