"Birdwatching near the river" Tárcoles by kyoub
Tárcoles Travel Guide: 15 reviews and 40 photos
The Tarcoles river is 40 miles west of San Jose. The Tarcol Lodge is located near the river.
The Carara Biological Reserve is nearby.
Really the only reason to be in this part of Costa Rica, as far as I could tell, was to be there looking for birds.
With the reserve, ocean, river, and mangroves birds love it here.
- Pros:One of the few places where McCaws can be seen in the wild
- Cons:The beach has a lot of litter
- In a nutshell:A wonderful place for birding
You can take a boat tour on the river to see the mangroves and more crocodiles. The guide may get out of the boat and... more travel advice
The river is full of crocodiles so don't decide to go for a swim. more travel advice
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