Recent Searches
Clear
Palo Verde National Park
Palo Verde National Park

Palo Verde National Park Tours and Activities

star-5
246 Reviews

Set on the banks of the Tempisque River, Palo Verde National Park (Parque Nacional Palo Verde) contains more than 15 topographical zones, including mangrove swamps, evergreen forests, and tropical dry forests. The park is a haven for migratory birds, bats, and 250 species of bees, plus mammals like jaguarundis (cat) and howler monkeys.

Learn more
Palo Verde National Park, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
When are you traveling?
Select Dates
Popular
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
Search tours and activities you can do from home.

You are viewing Virtual Experiences in Guanacaste and Northwest. See more Virtual Experiences around the globe. 🌎

Price
$0
$500+
Duration
Time of Day
RatingClear
Specials

23 results

Sort by: Featured

Palo Verde Wildlife Tour from Tamarindo

Palo Verde Wildlife Tour from Tamarindo

star-4.5
7
Explore a jungle river that flows alongside Palo Verde National park with a 5-hour wildlife tour and riverboat cruise from Tamarindo. Watch for crocodiles, iguanas, monkeys and dozens of birds as you navigate the slow-moving Tempisque River, spend two hours on the water spotting animals in their natural habitats, then come to shore for a traditional Costa Rican lunch. Learn the history of this once-bustling river that’s among the region’s most important bird sanctuaries, and finish your day with a return transfer to Tamarindo.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$122.06
From
$122.06
Taking safety measures

Palo Verde Boat Tours in Ortega

Palo Verde Boat Tours in Ortega

star-5
61
We are a family, neighbours of the Ortega community. You are visiting an unique rural experiences. Come to enjoy an authentic “Blue Zone” lifestyle, you must taste our healthy dishes with local cultivated ingredients from our small farm. We promise unique and inherited recipes from our grandmothers. Discover a nice & beautiful boat tour along the Tempisque River where you can see different animal species surrounding Palo Verde National Park & Cipanci Refuge, feel the Nature!. You'll learn new healthy dishes and techniques prepared with local, organic products based on typical & unique recipes inherited by our ancestors characterizing our long-lived community in Guanacaste. It does not require physical condition, people from all ages are welcomed. Bring your family & friends (Special rates for big groups)!
More
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$78.00
Price varies by group size
From
$78.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Palo Verde Boat Safari

Palo Verde Boat Safari

star-4.5
34
Discover the incredible birds and biodiversity of Palo Verde National Park on this boat tour with lunch, departing from Tamarindo. Spot native wildlife such as crocodiles, iguanas, monkeys, and a colorful parade of bird species during a 2-hour cruise down the Tempisque River led by a naturalist guide. Afterward, discuss your sightings with fellow travelers over a traditional Costa Rican lunch at a local restaurant.
More
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$99.00
From
$99.00
Taking safety measures

Palo Verde Jungle Boat Tour, Guaitil Pottery & Lunch

Palo Verde Jungle Boat Tour, Guaitil Pottery & Lunch

star-5
4
The natural hydrologic system of the Tempisque River creates the perfect conditions for an enormous variation of animals. As a result of this the Palo Verde National Park works as a refuge for hundreds of resident birds and a wide variety of migratory species. It really is a bird watchers paradise, but it is also the perfect spot to see lots of howler and capuchin monkeys as well as crocodiles on the riverside. At the end of the tour down the river it will be time to get a delicious traditional lunch. After enjoying this great meal you will go visit the famous artisan’s village of Guaitil. Here you can learn about the Chorotegan Indians and watch the artists as they make the pottery heritage from their Pre-Columbian ancestors.
More
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$100.00
From
$100.00
Taking safety measures

Palo Verde National Park Boat Tour with Lunch

Palo Verde National Park Boat Tour with Lunch

star-4.5
10
Voyage through the rich wetlands ecosystem of Palo Verde National Park on this full-day tour from Tamarindo or Papagayo Bay. Look for monkeys, crocodiles, iguanas, and other wildlife on a cruise down the Tempisque River — also a birdwatcher’s paradise. Later, explore the area’s culture and cuisine with a homemade lunch and handicraft demo in the artisan town of Bolson.
More
  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$89.44
From
$89.44
Taking safety measures

Palo Verde National Park Boat Tour with Lunch

Palo Verde National Park Boat Tour with Lunch

star-5
2
Head inland from Tamarindo to explore one of Costa Rica's natural treasures from the water on a small-group boat tour through Palo Verde National Park. Trade in the beach for the forests and mangroves of this protected wildlife reserve as you cruise down the Tempisque River, where wildlife such as crocodiles, monkeys, iguanas, and birds are often spotted in the surrounding wetlands. All transport and a fresh Costa Rican lunch are included.
More
  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$128.21
From
$128.21

Wildlife Safari Tour

Wildlife Safari Tour

star-5
4
It is a unique experience where you can visit two types of forests and discover different types of birds, reptiles, animals and plants that characterize Costa Rica as a paradise destination
More
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$194.88
From
$194.88
Taking safety measures

Palo Verde National Park Riverboat Cruise from Tamarindo

Palo Verde National Park Riverboat Cruise from Tamarindo

star-4.5
26
Cruise the Tempisque River and enjoy a traditional Costa Rican lunch on a 2-hour riverboat cruise from Tamarindo that explores the nature, wildlife and lush forests near Palo Verde National Park. Watch for white-faced monkeys, iguanas and crocodiles along the water’s edge, and capture images of bright tropical birds in the jungle canopy. After the family-style lunch, return to Tamarindo through bristling plantations of sweet melons and sugarcane, and finish the 6-hour day day with transfer to your hotel or private residence.
More
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$75.00
Price varies by group size
From
$75.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Palo Verde Boat Tour

Palo Verde Boat Tour

star-5
33
Encounter Costa Rican wildlife on a jungle safari cruise along the Tempisque River. A nature guide is on board to help you spot monkeys, coatis, crocodiles, and many species of migratory birds that make their home on this waterway bordering Palo Verde National Park. You'll also learn about Costa Rican culture on a drive through sugar cane fields and traditional villages, plus get a taste of local cuisine with included lunch.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$117.95
From
$117.95

Palo verde river cruise, sugarcane liquor and cultural combo tour.

Palo verde river cruise, sugarcane liquor and cultural combo tour.

star-5
1
The cultural tour will envelop you in the sweetness of the Sugar Cane. How about sharing some of our most precious traditions such as the “ox-operated sugar mill” (trapiche), hand made tortillas, aromatic fresh coffee and some guanacastecan appetizers made of corn. We invite to meet some folks who will be glad to tell you the real story of Costa Rican Haciendas and the working families. An enjoyable occasion for everyone! Explore the Palo verde national park and take a relaxing riverboat cruise down the famous Tempisque River . Enjoy an incredible number of birds, Howler Monkies and white face Capuchin Monkies, as well as crocodiles and some other species in their natural habitat. learn about the whole process of how rum is prepared from the harvest of the sugar cane plant to the taste of your mouth. Enriched with the benefits of most important river in the Blue Zone of Costa Rica, Rio Tempisque prepare your own rum infused bottle from a variety of fruits and spices.
More
  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$246.08
From
$246.08
Taking safety measures

Palo Verde Boat Tour and Wildlife Watching from Dreams Las Mareas

Palo Verde Boat Tour and Wildlife Watching from Dreams Las Mareas

If you’re staying at the Guanacaste beaches, this guided tour is the easiest way to visit the birding paradise of Palo Verde in just a day. Drive through the Costa Rican countryside in a private vehicle, and then cruise down the Palo Verde River in a covered boat that lets you comfortably see animals like crocodiles, herons, and howler monkeys in the wild.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$132.00
Price varies by group size
From
$132.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Palo Verde National Park River Jungle Safari

Palo Verde National Park River Jungle Safari

star-4
24
Immerse yourself in Palo Verde National Park and the surrounding area on this half-day guided tour. At the park, you’ll be able to spot wildlife such as white-faced, howler, and spider monkeys; 3-foot-long (1-meter-long) iguanas; crocodiles; and more from on board a boat. Following a Costa Rican lunch, view a demonstration of local hand-crafted pottery and stop in Coco Beach to shop.
More
  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$123.08
From
$123.08

Palo Verde National Park Boat Tour

Palo Verde National Park Boat Tour

star-4.5
11
Take Palo Verde National Park up on its reputation as a bird-watcher’s paradise on this wildlife boat tour from Papagayo Gulf. Following hotel pickup, make your way to the marshland between the Tempisque and Bebedero River for a wildlife tour, with opportunities to see iguanas, monkeys, bats, and more. Complete your tour with a typical Costa Rican lunch and hotel drop-off.
More
  • 3 hours
From
$168.21
From
$168.21

Costa Rican Wildlife: Palo Verde National Park Private Tour

Costa Rican Wildlife: Palo Verde National Park Private Tour

star-5
4
Cruising down the Tempisque River in Palo Verde National Park gives you the opportunity to see wildlife like macaws, storks, monkeys, and more in the wild. Going as part of a guided tour from the Guanacaste area makes it easy to visit in a day—no need to arrange your own transport or book a hotel. This tour also includes lunch and a guide for a convenient way to sightsee.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$153.85
From
$153.85
Taking safety measures

Palo Verde Wildlife Tour from Playa Hermosa-Coco Beach

Palo Verde Wildlife Tour from Playa Hermosa-Coco Beach

Cruise through a tropical rain forest on a 7-hour excursion to the Tempisque River along Costa Rica’s Palo Verde National Park. Explore an ecosystem teeming with wildlife as a guide with extensive knowledge about the area points out flora and fauna while navigating the river on an intimate motor boat.
More
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$128.21
From
$128.21
Taking safety measures

 Wildlife Tour at Palo Verde National Park
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Wildlife Tour at Palo Verde National Park

star-5
5
This is the best activity to see wildlife and local living. This is a 5 hours tour which starts at 7:00 a.m. This is a great adventure on the Tempique River, surrounding Palo Verde National Park. It is also a cultural tour because you will see the sugar cane fields which is the livelihood of many costaricans in Guanacaste .You would enjoy the dry forest vegetation; mangroves, perfect for birds habitats and for some other common animals from this region. You would also witness the transit of tons of different birds, local and migratory. You would get to see a wide variety of animals such as: American Cocodriles, Piches, Jesus birds, Macaws, Herons (Egretta Thula), Tiger Herons, Guacacos, WoodStorks, Jabiru birds, Wild turkeys, Kingfishers, Iguanas, Common Basilisks, Coatis, Raccons, Capuchino and Howler Monkeys, deers and a lot more.
More
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$121.38
From
$121.38

Palo Verde RiverRide From Guanacaste

Palo Verde RiverRide From Guanacaste

Here you will enjoy of a safe two hour on a motor boat tour along the bank of the Tempisque River, important hydrographic basin of the Guanacaste Province.
More
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$98.00
From
$98.00
Taking safety measures

Palo Verde Jungle Tour

Palo Verde Jungle Tour

star-5
6
We will drive through back roads, sugar cane fields, local towns, see the locals digging up the sand used for the concrete… An unforgettable cultural experience. Next stop we will visit an elderly “Casona" a beautiful old house that belonged to 3 former presidents of Costa Rica… This venerable construction will tell the story of the Guanacaste cowboys or "sabaneros" who lived way before cars, cell phones or internet by the midst of the 1800s in a faraway era of colonial Costa Rica. We will then get in a covered motor boat through the Tempisque River and will cruise Palo Verde National Park looking for wildlife such as monkeys, crocodiles, iguanas, all kind of exotic birds, bats. Enjoy of some of our most precious traditions such as the “oxoperated sugar mill” (trapiche) where they grind the cane with oxen. Freshly cane juice will be offered to you to taste.
More
  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$215.00
From
$215.00

Palo Verde National Park River Safari

Palo Verde National Park River Safari

star-4.5
11
This safari along the banks of the majestic Tempisque River and through Palo Verde National Park will give you the option to see exotic birds, incredible crocodiles, iguanas, mammals, wild monkeys and much more. Indulge in a fantastic, authentic typical Costa Rican lunch. An added extra, exclusive to Costa Rica Unique, enjoy a mini coffee tour and tasting, learn about indigenous Chorotegan culture and their amazing pottery techniques. Bring home your own real Costa Rican pottery!
More
  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$110.00
From
$110.00

Palo Verde National Park Day Trip

Palo Verde National Park Day Trip

star-4
2
There you can see freshwater and salt wáter lagoons and marshes,grasslands with red mangroves,swamps,grassland with rough- leaf tres,different kinds of forest and savannahs. In the park there are more tan 150 species of trees,among them the parkisonia acualeta,which lends its name to the park for the light green color of its branches. Palo Verde contains the largest concentration of wading bird in all Central América and has identified more than 270 species of birds, from septiember to march several thousand of herons,egrets,grebes,ibis, and ducks flock to the lagoons and surronding áreas to feet and mate.The park also has the largest nesting colony of black crowned night herons in the country. Its is located in the bird island,which is par of Palo Verde National Park. Cocodriles of up to 5 meters in lengh have been seen on the Banks of Tempisque River. Palo Verde is a real atractions for bird watching fans.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$102.57
From
$102.57

Palo Verde National Park Boat Tour and Liberia City Sightseeing

Palo Verde National Park Boat Tour and Liberia City Sightseeing

star-3.5
5
A boat tour inside the Palo Verde National Park will help you explore this amazing habitat, where hundreds of species of birds, animals and trees coexist. A visit to Guanacaste´s capital city of Liberia will allow you to observe the daily way of life of its people, and the colorful stores, handcrafts and history surrounding this city. Recommended for elderly people and families. Handicap friendly.
More
  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$94.99
From
$94.99
Taking safety measures

Palo Verde National Park Tour

Palo Verde National Park Tour

star-5
1
The landscape around the Tempisque river is magnificent, be amazed by the hundreds of birds and monkeys at the trees while you feel the fresh air at the boat looking for things moving around, hey look there is a croc right there! Your guide will talk to you about wildlife and fauna. There is a traditional lunch a Costa Rican representative meal - Casado - (rice, beans, green salad, plantains or picadillo, and meat or fish). Pottery demonstration after. If you go to the waterfall, a natural pool with a refreshing landscape is the perfect ending.
More
  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$130.00
Price varies by group size
From
$130.00
Price varies by group size

Palo Verde National Park

Palo Verde National Park

On this excursion you can tour the Tempisque River for 2 hours within a protected area called Palo Verde National Park. This is a prominent place in the province of Guanacaste; You will have the opportunity to see all kinds of animals such as carablanca monkeys, howler monkeys, spider monkeys, iguanas more than a meter long, crocodiles with which you can take pictures, pink spatulas, storks, hawks, jaribus, parrots, macaws, herons Tiger and many others.
More
  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$131.00
From
$131.00

Filters

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
Should I book Palo Verde National Park tickets in advance?
A:
We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Palo Verde National Park can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 23 Palo Verde National Park tickets and tours on Viator.
Q:
How much does it cost to visit Palo Verde National Park 2021?
A:
Currently, an entrance ticket to Palo Verde National Park costs USD 75.00. Guided Palo Verde National Park tours start around USD 75.00 per person. See all 23 Palo Verde National Park tickets and tours on Viator.
Q:
What's the best way to experience Palo Verde National Park?