A close up of a tree

Mangrove Wildlife and Boat Cruise

A boat ride through the mangroves is like visiting another world. The species of trees that grow in the mixed waters of the ocean and the river make a unique and very fragile ecosystem. Most of these trees grow along the estuary, developing an aerial root system.

  • Boat ride through mangroves.
  • Mangroves observation.
  • Local flora & fauna.
  • Difficulty level

    Level 1: Easy - suitable for most people

  • Duration

    3hrs30

  • Max. passengers

    60

  • Booking code

    A-XQP7

  • From

    89 €

  • Notices

    Appropriate light layered clothing, cap, sun block, insect repellent and comfortable walking shoes.

A boat ride through the mangroves is like visiting another world.  The species of trees that grow in the mixed waters of the ocean and the river make a unique and very fragile ecosystem.  Most of these trees grow along the estuary, developing an aerial root system. As the tide goes down the roots become suspended in the air creating a perfect home for crabs and caimans.   In the upper part of the forest, you will see monkeys and a great variety of birds including herons, egrets, and spoonbills.  The launch will take you to a private property for refreshments as your naturalist tour guide gives you more information about this amazing ecosystem.  Your shaded boat will then take you deep into the mangroves, where you will try to spot all the incredible wildlife making their home there.  After a 2- hour boat ride, you will arrive at the village where transportation will be waiting to drive you back to the ship.  An optional drop off in Quepos is also available, where you will find several restaurants and shops. 

Practical information: 

  • Language: English and Spanish.

  • Included: Fruits and beverage.

  • Remarks/requirements: Appropriate light layered clothing, cap, sun block, insect repellent and comfortable walking shoes. 

  • Walking information: 100-200 metres (flat). 

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.