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Cahuita National Park

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Address: At the Far End of Main Street, Cahuita, Costa Rica
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7045017898
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This coastal park contains white sandy beaches and coral reefs.

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US$ 60.00*
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Such a lovely park!

Although we didn't use the services of the private guides at the entrance to the park (and I wish we had had time to do so - they seemed very knowledgable when I saw them on the... read more

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Dawson Creek, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Although we didn't use the services of the private guides at the entrance to the park (and I wish we had had time to do so - they seemed very knowledgable when I saw them on the path.) this is a beautiful park, and well worth any amount of time you have to give it. We walked in to get... More 

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Caithness
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Entrance to the National Park is by donation - which goes to the upkeep of the park. I asked about the average donation and was told $2-$5 is about average. The park consists of forest and beach and is navigated by a footpath of some 16Kms return trip. Your walk can be shortened at any time by simply retracing your... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Cahuita National Park now has more commodities and better installations to serve tourists! The new Operations Center is in town, ocean front, and the new Services center is at the west entrance and parking lot. Fully conditioned for people with special needs and immersed in the jungle that meets the ocean! The architecture of these new buildings is also... More 

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Schweiz
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time while seeing racoons, slouths, two kinds of monkeys, and other animals. Good place for picnic and swimming

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a Beautiful and very wild national Park that is full of animals and wildlife. The people of Cahuita run the place and were responsible for making it into a park in order to help employee the locals and preserve the area from people wanting to build beachfront property. It's always great to support the local economy when traveling.... More 

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Tehachapi, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to this Park without a guide and saw many animals, among others a three-toed sloth on the third bridge really close on a palm tree. It was posing for the pictures and wasn't distracted by all the people around him/her (not easy to identify). Not to alarm anybody, but we were told by a ranger that you should... More 

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw lots of monkeys, lizards, very cool train of leaf cutter ants. Unfortunately no sloths for us. But spoke to many who saw them earlier in the day.

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Anadarko, Oklahoma, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the day walking through the park and had a very knowledgeable guide by the name of Rodney. He helped us to see many animals including a lot of monkeys and sloths. He even pointed out snakes to us. We topped the day off by swimming in the Caribbean.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of wildlife to see and shoreline to hike! We didn't get a guide but we found plenty of things on our own. Beautiful park and beaches!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You pay a donation and start walking. There is a lot to see but you have to look good. Take your time. Easy going and not so many tourist

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