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Caño Negro by Boat provided by Jacamar Naturalist Tours

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Important Information
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Natilee M wrote a review Mar 2020
6 contributions
Fabulous nature tour on Rio Frio by Jose into lagoon full of beautiful and rare birds...excellent information on species..perfect day.. Treated to morning traditional coffee and sweet niscuits cooked on delicious Cascade lunch after tour....absolutely amazing
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Date of experience: March 2020
Diane O wrote a review Feb 2020
South Orange, New Jersey22 contributions6 helpful votes
Jacamar Tours provided us with a very special day at Cano Negro. Jairo was both our driver and guide, and he did an outstanding job explaining the overall habitat to us. He had great knowledge about each of the species we saw, and was able to answer our questions clearly and
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Date of experience: February 2020
Spicy18 wrote a review Dec 2019
Greenville, South Carolina56 contributions63 helpful votes
My wife and I booked this excursion through our resort at Nayara. Jacamar Tours picked us up on time at the resort. We had booked a "group tour" (much less expensive than a private tour), but it turned out that there was only one other couple on the tour, so it was almost
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Date of experience: December 2019
1 Helpful vote
Hope L wrote a review Aug 2019
Milwaukee, Wisconsin4 contributions5 helpful votes
Allan was our guide and, like all of our Jacamar guides, he arrived on time, knew exactly what we were doing, and had lots of knowledge to share. It’s a drive from la Fortuna to Cano Negro, but our car was comfortable, the road good, and Allan was a good conversationalist. As
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Date of experience: August 2019
2 Helpful votes
KarenEph320 wrote a review Aug 2019
Pismo Beach, California246 contributions103 helpful votes
This Cano Negro River Cruise was part of our Caravan tour and part of my FAVORITE DAY in Costa Rica. The captain was excellent at spotting wildlife including SLOTH, lizards that walk on water to escape predators which we had the privilege to watch LIVE, troops of monkeys, and
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Date of experience: July 2019
1 Helpful vote
About the operator

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By: Jacamar Naturalist Tours
Adam C
The Combo Tour Is an Excellent Experience!
The combo tour was fantastic. The guide, Jose, was extremely knowledgeable about wildlife, plants, birds, Costan Ri
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Was so amazing!!
We had such a wonderful time ziplining and horseback riding. Adrian accompanied us with the horseback riding and wa
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Day Tour w/ Mistico, La Fortuna and Lunch
We had a great day with Jacamar Naturalist Tours. They were a bit late picking us up at our hotel in the morning
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Refusing to give me a Refund
I ended up not using their service as I found a more affordable option. Was promised a refund and didn't hear anyth
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Beautiful Costa Rican nature experience, excellent beaches and animal experience
We had a private driver take us to Manuel Antonio National Park. Aside from the extreme heat that day it was a love
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Excellent White Water Rafting Tour
Went on this rafting tour on March 10, 2020. Our rafting guide was Allison, who is one of only three female rafting
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Neither my wife nor I had zip lined before this. What a great first experience! Marvin picked us up at the La Fort
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Great experience! Highly recommend
We did a tour of the hanging bridges with Erica and it was incredible! While you can go to see the bridges without
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Wow...fantastic experience!
What a wonderful experience that was guided by a very knowledgeable and personable guide named Jason. His passion,
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Tour with Elvis - He was the King
Took this tour on March 6, 2020 with our tour guide named Elvis. He was really knowledgeable and personable. His br
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Victoria S
Good Value Canopy Tour
My family did the canopy tour on 3/4/2020. Our family consists of my husband and I (mid-30s) and a 7 year old and
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Jacamar is an excellent choice for private Transfer!
We used Jacamar throughout our trip to get around Costa Rica. From San Jose to La Fortuna, Monteverde to Manuel Ant
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Excellent Tour
My wife and I really enjoyed this tour. Diego was incredibly knowledgeable and had an unbelievable ability to spot
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Great peaceful introduction to Costa Rican wildlife
The good: Great guides, close up to nature, lovely family with snack at end. Saw bats, many birds (including some r
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great coffee tour with our children
This was such a great experience. Our driver Christian brought us directly here after a great white water rafting
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Key Details
  • Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge
  • Duration: 24h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, French
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