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Sirena Ranger Station

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An enjoyable day walk

We came to the Rangers station for a day, to do the walk and have lunch. We came from Drake Bay... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
Jan B
Great location with excellent kitchen!

Yesterday we arrived at the station after a heavy hiking tour from Caracas. It took 9 hrs of which... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Willem T
Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands
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  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 8 June 2005

My wife and I had a great time at Sirena station after a fairly long (12 mile) hike along the beach and forest. The station's dorms are adequate, but bring a bug net and a liner to sleep in as the mattresses have seen better...More

21  Thank Karena K
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 29 December 2014

I think the positive reviews come mainly from those that are on expensive day trips and briefly visit the station.If you do the hike and sleep here you may feel differently! it is very crowded, stinky ( the worst kind - try and fall asleep...More

14  Thank gaildevonshirelass
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Yesterday we arrived at the station after a heavy hiking tour from Caracas. It took 9 hrs of which 8 hours stiff walking, rather demanding because of the heat and high humidity. Incredible nature. After just in time the crossing of the Rio Claro lagune,...More

Thank Willem T
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

You will pay a lot of money (around 250$) and will experience a military barrack service: queues for poor dinner until the kitchen opens (once you finish dinner, separate on your own the dishes and the litter with established order), dirty communal bathrooms, and rude...More

1  Thank dreadlock7
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We spent two nights and very much enjoyed it. We went for the hiking and wildlife and I was concerned about giving up all my creature comforts, but I actually really enjoyed being at Sirena Station. The most remarkable thing is the food. It is...More

Thank grillin_girl
Reviewed 15 August 2018

A little disappointed in this - the whole guide experience was rushed, and then you get here where they are selling food and tourist stuff- kind of detracted from the National Park experience in our opinion.

Thank britt824
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

We came with our guide Bolo from Osa Bolo Adventures and spent two adventurous days in the rainforest and at the station. The wildlife in the park is amazing and the facilities at the station is great. Good food, clean sanitary facilities, great staff and...More

Thank Eirik F
Reviewed 22 June 2018

We stayed at the station for 2n as part of a 3 day 2n tour with surcos tours. The station was wonderfully maintained. Bathrooms were always being cleaned, and the food was delicious and plentiful. The trails around the park were all in great condition...More

Thank Jjeennzz
Reviewed 11 May 2018

This was a wonderful adventure. We had wonderful wildlife sightings here and our highlight of course was the tapir literally walking on the beach. Many Thanks for sharing this place with us.

Thank Murray F
Reviewed 10 April 2018

At the end of February 2018, we hiked for 3 days from Carate to Sirena with a guide. This was an incredible adventure, but it's a tough hike. Here is what was good: lots of amazing animals/birds/water creatures, exciting stories to tell, moments of having...More

Thank cynwoman
Reviewed 4 April 2018

We arranged a guided tour of the Corcovado National Park in the Sirena Station area. We were taken by fast boat from Drake Bay with out Guide --Neyer. On landing out guide took us on paths throughout this National park never straying far from the...More

Thank TrevorTJM
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We came to the Rangers station for a day, to do the walk and have lunch. We came from Drake Bay via water taxi which took 1 hour. We had a guide and he was great. Felt groups could have been arranged better as everyone...More

1  Thank Jan B
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