Full Day Birding

Enjoy an unforgettable tour together with expert bird watchers.

Join a tour with dozens of bird songs in Tarcoles, Marvel at the wildlife awakening and the rays of sunlight reflected in the mangrove swamp.

Mangrove Birding Journeys offers you the best one day bird watching and nature experience in the area.

According to your interests, you can build your experience by choosing 3 of the following environments:

Boat tour:

For those looking for the best sighting experience in the majestic Rio Grande de Tarcoles, they will be able to see endemic species such as the mangrove hummingbird, vireo, warblers, mosqueritos, among others.

Fishing area:

We will be able to appreciate the scenic beauty of the place, as a result of the fishing activity, the place is visited by a large number of coastal birds in search of food as a result of the activity.

Carara National Park:

Our experienced guides will help you identify the different species by their shapes and colors, as well as by recognizing their calls.

Sunset at Pacifico Lodge:

Sunset is the perfect moment for the encounter of many species that together with the beauty of the place and its songs offer a life experience. In this place it is very easy to see limpets and toucans showing off their beautiful colors.

Botanical Garden:

With a great wealth of flora our garden is the meeting place for many species of birds. Nearly 400 species of endemic and exotic plants line the walkways that lead guests along the ridges and valleys little deep.

The tour will start at our office at 6:00 am from which we will depart to our first destination, our team will kindly give you an induction talk and rules of the activity, in order that you enjoy the experience to the fullest.

  • 8 hours
  • Snack and water
  • Professional Bilingual Guide
  • Professional Binoculars
  • Lunch
  • Comfortable clothes.
  • Tennis or closed sandals.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Cameras are optional.
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Local transportation service is provided
  • Children under 7 years old for free, from 8 years old they pay full rate.
  • We provide professional Nikon equipment for extra cost
  • Price: $180 pp.

star rating  We chose Mangrove Birding Journeys for our Tarcoles River experience and feel very grateful we did. The incredibly talented birding guide and nature photographer Randall Ortega gave us excellent looks... read more

March 21, 2022

star rating  Over the past twenty years I have made more than a dozen trips into the mangroves of the Rio Tárcoles on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. These mangroves are... read more

May 25, 2021

star rating  This is so far one of the best photography tours I've take... Randall was our guide and he took the time to explain, help and assist about how to... read more

December 10, 2021
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