Cookies

At Journey Latin America we use cookies to give you the best experience on our website. By continuing to browse, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on our website.
Find out more


My Enquiry is for
*
Contact details
*
*
*
*
Enquiry
*
*

Caribbean coast: Tortuguero kayaking and wildlife-spotting trip

Visit Us

Tortuguero kayaking and wildlife-spotting trip

With its maze-like network of canals, lagoons and swamps smothered by tangled tropical vegetation, Tortuguero National Park is best explored from the water. Kayaking will allow you to remain quiet and unobtrusive, with a great chance of spotting the monkeys, sloths, river otters, caiman and iguanas that are regularly seen here. There is also a huge amount of bird life, from toucans, parrots and kingfishers to lesser-known species like the trogon, manakin and fruitcrow.

Wildlife is at its most active in the early morning, so we'll set off at 7.30am for some gentle kayaking along a peaceful tributary where there are no motorised boats to disturb the animals. Trees laden with vines and orchids hang over these backwater channels and mangroves line their edges – a rich habitat for river life.

Our holidays including Tortuguero kayaking and wildlife-spotting trip

View all holidays
Spot Wildlife in Coastal Rainforest

Signature Costa Rica and Panama: The Caribbean route

Private journey

14 days from £2,562pp

Other ideas

See Giant Leatherback Turtles

See giant leatherback turtles nesting at Tortuguero

White water rafting

Go white-water rafting on the Sarapiqui river


What our clients say

0 of 0

96% of our clients rated their experience with us as Good or Excellent.

0 of 0

Tailor-made holiday

Speak to an expert Travel Consultant or send us your enquiry today.

Our specialists have been expertly crafting award-winning tailor-made holidays to Latin America for over 36 years.
We would be delighted to create a truly personalised trip which perfectly matches your wishes and requirements.

96% of our clients rated their experience with us as Good or Excellent.

Articles you may like

Browse our inspiration area of the site. It's packed with insider travel tips, Top5s, competitions, events, recipes and holiday ideas for Central and South America sure to whet your travel appetite.

More inspiration

Page Full Path: /sitecore/content/JLA/Home/destinations/costa-rica/places-to-visit/caribbean-coast/things-to-do/Tortuguero-kayaking-and-wildlife-spotting-trip

Page ID: {D3393C50-C04B-4E38-8AAA-00961E26FAB6}

Page Name: Tortuguero-kayaking-and-wildlife-spotting-trip

Page Display Name: Tortuguero kayaking and wildlife-spotting trip

Page Template Name: T012-Activity

Page Template ID: {1C3DC5E2-9625-40B4-8DA8-8DE959FA4ADF}

Parent ID: {42D6999E-6400-42EF-B4AF-BA8A59F853D6}

Parent Name: things-to-do

Parent Display Name: Things to do

Parent Template Name: T006-ThingsToDo-Place

Parent Template ID: {C7611AAD-8D6F-4D65-A35B-1EDD0CF924B0}