Tortuguero Canal Eco Cruise and Banana Plantation. Puerto Limon Shore Excursion
- Live Guide
- Instant Confirmation
- Pickup Service
- 5 hr
After the pick up from the pier, a short bus drive will take you to Moin warf. Board your covered boat for a 60 minutes leisurely cruise through the jungle canals. Your guide explains the rain forest eco-system and points out sights of interest. Keep an eye out for wildlife including howler monkeys, many sloths, toucans, aquatic birds, bats and crocodiles as well as exotic flora. After the boat ride, enjoy a snack of fresh tropical fruits before to board your mini bus again for the journey to the next destination. The banana plantations. Puerto Limon is a large producer of bananas and Costa rica the second exporter in the word. With our professional tour guide, learn many facts about this crop and why is so important for the Costa Rican economy. Besides bananas, you will visit cocoa plantations and learn about chocolate production. Finaly a visit to local souvenir stores is included on this tour.
Operated by: Greenway Nature Day Tours
Stop At: Tortuguero Canal
The canals that lead to the Tortuguero National Park begin in the Puerto Moin sector, just 5 miles from the center of the Limon province. This moin sector has small docks for small boats that make the trip along the Caribbean coast, until they reach their final point in Barra de Colorado. This system of natural and artificial canals made by man, are a tourist attraction because it runs through beautiful sectors of forests, small towns and offers a perfect opportunity to admire a large number of wild animals such as monkeys, sloths, iguanas, alligators, waterfowl and many more.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Puerto Limon
Limón, commonly known as Puerto Limón, is a district, the capital city and main hub of Limón province, as well as of the Limón canton in Costa Rica. It is the seventh largest city in Costa Rica, with a population of over 55,000, and is home of the Afro-Costa Rican community. The pier is located right in front of the city and it is a small town that you can explore easily with a short walk. During our tour, our guide will provide a short city tour where you will be able to learn about its culture, traditions and principal attractions.
Duration: 30 minutes