Puerto Limon Costa Rica is an important Tourist destination basically for cruise ship passengers visiting the country for the day and with interest in a Tour or Excursions.
From the Capital City of the Province, Puerto Limon, cruise ship passengers can book one day tours to interesting places such as National Parks, Rainforest, Canals and Rivers, Wildlife Refuges, Banana or Pineapple Plantations and more. Some of the most popular Puerto Limon Tours are these ones:
Zip Line Tour
If you’re looking for a high-adrenaline tour, take the option Cedar Valley – Limon Zip Line Canopy Tour through the jungle. Visitors spot the wildlife from the treetop canopy trail and ride along the zip line between the platforms, ending at the main facilities of Cedar Valley. Guides tell you all about the landscape, plants and animals, and the tours are fully equipped with safety features. The tour operated by Greenway Nature Tours includes minibus transportation from Puerto Limon and back again, a fresh tropical fruits snack and a visit to a banana plantation and packing house.
Cahuita National Park Excursion
The Cahuita National Park excursion leads you to a protected area next to the Caribbean Sea. Greenway Nature Tours, runs a tour to the national park. Hike along the four-mile trail that leads to Puerto Vargas, through the forest with its howler monkey inhabitants and abundance of plants. A local guide tells you about the history of this part of the Caribbean coast and the native flora and fauna.
Tortuguero Canals Trip
One of the most popular tour operated by Greenway Nature Tours. The Tortuguero canal network runs parallel to the coastline and stretches to the Nicaraguan border. Small boats take visitors through a part of these narrow canals covered with jungle vegetation, passing cocoa plantations and fields filled with flowers. The tours usually start early in the morning to take advantage of the best time for spotting animals. Wildlife appearances include monkeys, turtles, sloths, bats, crocodiles, iguanas and plenty of birds, so keep your eyes open.
Rainforest Wagon Expedition
Just twenty-five minutes from the Port of Limon lays the privately owned Cedar Valley Eco-Reserve: a biological paradise where you will discover a stunning profusion of Costa Rican tropical flora and fauna. Come and take one of our wagons that will take you through the heart of the rainforest, along with a naturalist tour guide that will enter in a discussion about zoology and botanic of the tropical forest’s ecosystem for like an hour and a half long. The fearless driver will show you 2 types of poisonous frogs and other variety of species that you may see on the journey. At a moment of the expedition we will reach the highest part of the mountain where you can walk to the great view point where you may see the nature on its totality along with the Banano River.
Playa Bonita Beach:
If your idea of an excursion is time spent lazing on the beach, travel 2.5 miles from Puerto Limon to Playa Bonita beach for a day of relaxation. Playa Bonita offers white sand with a jungle backdrop, and visitors swim and surf from the beach. A lovely beach front restaurant is located in Playa Bonita. Reinas Restaurant, a great place for taste a cool local beer with delicious Caribbean dishes.