Explore and learn about the tropical wonderland of the rare and fragile mangrove ecosystem, and delight in the amazing wildlife that surrounds our craft.
Naturalists guide you through this fascinating ecosystem
Phenomenal wildlife throughout the mangroves
Advanced estuary boats
Learn about the miraculous ecosystem
Level 1: Easy - suitable for most people
Light clothing, tennis shoes or good walking shoes, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent and suntan lotion are recommended.
If you think the Damas Island Estuary and Mangrove Boat Tour is sedentary, then you´re in for a surprise on an exciting tour of the stunning world of mangroves. This is an adventure into Costa Rican natural history that provides a first-hand experience of the pulse of this rich and rare ecosystem.
Let our naturalists guides steer you comfortably in our advanced estuary boats as the wildlife comes to you – sometimes right into the boat! Experience curious families of monkeys as they migrate across the mangrove ecosystem – which includes your boat – in search of food and adventure. And discover the secret ways different exotic trees of Costa Rica replenish the environment, while sustaining themselves for decades of growth.
Wind through acres of a protected, pristine Costa Rican estuary as your experienced guides educate you about the vital mangrove eco-structure. Scout for caimans, sloths, crocodiles, boas, white face monkeys, egrets, and so many more species of wildlife, as your boat leisurely winds its way through the mangrove channels along the gentle currents of the coastal tides.
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Included: Seasonal fruits and juice
Requirements: Light clothing, tennis shoes or good walking shoes, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent and suntan lotion are recommended. This tour runs with the tides, waiver to be signed before tour starts.