Enjoy a pleasant leisure boat tour along the Tortuguero Canals, where you will be able to see many wildlife species common in Puerto Limon such as Sloths, Monkeys, Iguanas, Toucans and Caymans. After this Eco Tour, visit a banana plantation where many interesting think about this crop will be explained by our naturalist tour guide.
|Location:||Limon, Costa Rica|
|Approx Duration:||5 hours|
|Activity Type:||Ecological & Educational Tour|
Limon Shore Excurions. A leisure cruise along the Tortuguero Canal combined with a visit to the banana plantations.
The tour begins at Puerto Limon Cruise Ship Terminal where you hop on a luxury air-conditioned motor coach for a 20 minutes drive along scenic roads, passing quaint villages on your way to the famous Tortuguero Canals.
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. A Del Monte Banana Plantation where many interesting facts about this amazing fruit will be explained: The Crop, harvesting, processing, packing and exportation. Costa Rica is the second largest banana producer in the world and 80% of the plantations are located in Limon province, becoming one of the most important economic activities in the region.
Notes: In this tour we visit the plantations. No the packing houses due they are private properties and we are not allowed to get in. Our guide will explain from the side road about the activity.
All our Limon Shore Excursions and Tours are operated with small mini buses and professional certified tours guides. Our company is the Pioneer tour operator offering tours for independent cruise ship passengers interested in travel in small groups and personalized service. We are a company certified by Costa Rican Tourist Board and with special certification in Sustainable Travel Level 4. Besides this we have the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2019.
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