Location: Costa Rica
|Tortuguero National Park|
Located on Costa Rica's northern Caribbean coast, Tortuguero National Park comprises 290 km² of lowland rainforest and is only accessible by boat or plane. Established in 1970, the park has a huge diversity of wildlife including spider, howler and white-faced monkeys, jaguar, ocelot, peccary, tapir and sloth as well as over 300 bird species. The forest and wildlife can be explored on foot or on boat trips through the park. Tortuguero is famous for the green and leatherback turtles who come to lay their eggs on its beaches each year between June and September.
|Manuel Antonio National Park|
Manuel Antonio National Park is located south-west of San Jose on Costa Rica's Pacific coast. The park comprises extensive stretches of long, white beaches, mangrove swamps and evergreen forests that grow right up to the shore. Over 100 mammal species and almost 200 bird species are resident in the park. These include Capuchin white-faced monkeys, coatimundi, sloth, iguana and the rare red-backed squirrel monkey. The park and wildlife can be explored through numerous forest trails and canopy tours after which you can relax on the idyllic beaches and watch the stunning sunset over the Pacific.
Travel to Wildlife Reserves of Costa Rica
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