This private accessible 6.5 Hour Puntarenas shore excursion offers a wonderful opportunity to experience the incredible beauty of Costa Rica firsthand. Explore the breathtaking Carara National Park, enjoy a relaxing, picturesque boat tour watching local birds and crocodiles, and spend some free time for souvenir shopping and lunch on your own in Puntarenas.
Start your day by meeting your tour guide and accessible van at the Puntarenas cruise dock. From here, you will head out on a scenic drive to the northernmost Pacific coastal rain forest remaining intact in Costa Rica, Carara National Park. Escorted by your knowledgeable tour guide, you will explore the site firsthand, admiring the breathtaking setting, learning about the flora, fauna and wildlife here, and have opportunities to capture some incredible photos. Next, continue to the Tarcoles River for a wonderful boat ride you won’t soon forget. Sit back and relax as you enjoy lively commentary by your boat guide who will share about the fascinating ecosystem. During
your boat ride you will also admire various exotic birds and crocodiles.
Finally, you will be heading back to Puntarenas, “the pearl of the pacific”. Enjoy a lunch on your own at one of the cafes lined up along the beach by Paseo de los Turista walkway and enjoy a stroll along the charming side street peppered with street vendors with authentic Costa Rica souvenirs. At the end of your tour, you will be escorted back to your cruise ship.
- Enjoy a scenic drive through the picturesque Costa Rica landscape.
- Explore the breathtaking Carara National Park firsthand.
- Experience a memorable boat tour on the beautiful Tarcoles River.
- See crocodiles, birds and other unique, local wildlife.
- Spend some free time for shopping and lunch on your own in Puntarenas.