Discover a hidden paradise in the mangrove forests of the Sierpe River in Costa Rica!
Sierpe is the gateway to the most extensive virgin mangrove forest in Central America and a refuge for countless species of birds and other wildlife. The village is peaceful and authentic, located at the banks of the river by the same name. From here, we start all our tours.
The natural beauty of the and the mangrove channels are breathtaking; the mangrove forest is hallucinating. In Kokopelli, we do our best to provide your group an unforgettable experience. We can show you some places even the locals have never seen before…
Our guided tours travel through the protected tributaries and mangroves with abundant wildlife. Join us to have a chance to see three different species of monkeys, many birds including Macaws, Herons, Egrets, Caracaras, Kingfishers, and Hawks, plus the slow-moving sloth, crocodiles, caimans, snakes, turtles, the speedy Jesus Lizard racing over water and so much more.Our multi-lingual local guides know the river well. Upon spotting an animal or bird they will position the boat for a great viewing and the perfect camera shot.
The fun three hours tour includes a Bimini-shade top boat, bottled water, and fruit soda to stay refreshed. An exciting and informative tour, sharing the beauty and uniqueness of the tropical flora and fauna of Sierpe’s River’s delicate ecosystem.
Whether you choose mangrove wildlife or an enchanting birdwatching tour, or an exciting crocodile night tour, your footprint on nature will have a minimal impact while you admire nature at its best. Most of our tours are private and away from the crowds. Ask for special offers.
You will be delighted to observe the variety and abundance of wildlife and bird species. Squirrels, howlers, cappuccino monkeys, huge crocodiles and caimans, blue herons, ibis, and macaws are often spotted.
Wildlife and Mangrove Tours, Crocodile Night Tour, and a Special bird-watching tour.
Description: Boat tour, slow tour around the Sierpe River, and various animal species are observed. Among others are barnacles, toucans, kingfishers, sloths, crocodiles, snakes, herons, turtles, and monkeys. Observation of species of the mangrove forest present in the area. A whole day and night tours upon request are available, the night tour starts at 5:30 PM to watch the sunset.
Duration: 3 hours approximately
Includes: Guide, water, fruit drink.
Minimum number of people per tour: 2 people
Maximum people per boat: 8 people
Boats: With capacity for 2, 6, 8, and up to 20 people. Up-to-date civil liability policy and boat duly registered at the port captaincy.
An exciting and informative tour, sharing the beauty and uniqueness of the tropical flora and fauna of the Sierpe River.
PRICE $73 for adults and $51 for children under 7 for a tour in Spanish or English, (INCLUDES VAT, does NOT include PayPal transfer cost)
Payment terms: Cash or PayPal (colones or dollars)