PRIVATE TOUR TO CARARA NATIONAL PARK & TARCOLES RIVER
AREA:  MANUEL ANTONIO AREA

INFO:  7-8 hours
Carara national Park is located about an hour and a half drive (95km) North of Manuel Antonio and is best known by birders because of the largest flock of wild scarlet macaws in the country.  Carara consists of primary forest and has dense vegetation. orange-chinned parakeets, parrots, hummingbirds, woodpeckers, motmots, jacamars, manakins, antbirds, and several species of trogon, including the black-throated trogon. Several species of water birds inhabit the park as well. such as anhinga, several species of heron, egret, and kingfishers.   


Tarcoles is best known for the American crocodiles that sun themselves on the beach that can be seen from the Tarcoles Bridge. There are also several snake and lizard species to inhabit the area. Local transportation is included.

PRIVATE BIRDING TOUR

AREA:  MANUEL ANTONIO & QUEPOS AREA

INFO: 3-4 hours 
This birding tour is perfect for those just getting into birding but not wanting to spend a full day out looking. You'll be amazed how many species of beautiful birds you'll find in the immediate area and our guide knows all the right spots to find them! In this area you'll see toucans, 

Local transportation is included.

​​PRIVATE TOURS:  MANUEL ANTONIO & SURROUNDING AREAS


Manuel Antonio is one of the most visited places in Costa Rica and for good reason. Not only does the area have a high concentration of wildlife, but MA has some of the most beautiful resorts lining the hills with sunset views, great restaurants and world class sports fishing.  Manuel Antonio can get crowded but our private guide will get you in the moment the park opens.  We also have private places to take you that it will be just you, the guide, and the animals. There are incredible Bird Watching "secret" places our guides will take you to see animals without the crowds too. 
Below are some of our most popular places inside parks and outside them as well as some of our favorite group tours too!

PRIVATE MORNING HIKE IN MANUEL ANTONIO NATIONAL PARK

AREA:  MANUEL ANTONIO 
INFO:  2-2.5 hours

Private morning tours in the Manuel Antonio National Park make sure that you see everything that the park has to offer. Lots of monkeys, sloth, raccoon, iguana. A chance to see crab-eating raccoon, black mangrove hawk, eyelash viper, scarlet macaw, agouti, tamandua, tayra, white-tailed deer and more. The park has easy flat pathways and anyone can do this tour. Make sure to wear your bathing suit under your hiking clothes because some of the best beaches of the area are inside the park!  Once you're done with your tour, make sure to take a swim and enjoy all the park has to offer. Transportation from your local hotel is included. If you want to stay at the beach after the tour, you can take a taxi back.

PRIVATE NIGHT HIKE IN THE JUNGLE

AREA:  MANUEL ANTONIO & QUEPOS AREA
INFO:  1.5-2 hours

This private night hike takes place on a private property bordering the National Park. National Parks are not open at night and this park is full of animals so this is a unique opportunity to see so many animals without the crowds.  You'll traverse a shallow creek which is a great place to see reptiles and amphibians. Creeks are excellent for finding all kinds of wildlife at night. Armadillo, tamandua, sleeping sloth, boa constrictors, fer-de-lance, owl, moth, katydid & spider, salamander, poison frog, mouse opossum. High density and diversity of wildlife here. Local Transport is included.


PRIVATE TOUR TO RAINMAKER CONSERVATION PROJECT
AREA:  MANUEL ANTONIO AREA

INFO:  3-4 hours 
This spectacular 1500 acre property has a canopy walk on hanging bridges, trails by a flowing river and many beautiful waterfalls. The best time to see the animals is early morning before the heat of the day makes them go under the jungle canopy for shade. At Rainmaker you'll look for birds, reptiles, amphibians and there are always some mammals around as well. This is a fun tour and has a little bit of something for everyone. Local transportation is included.

PRIVATE BIRDING TOUR COMBO
AREA:  MANUEL ANTONIO, LOCAL MOUNTAINS & RICE FIELDS

INFO: 5-6 hours
If you want to see as many birds as possible then this is the tour for you. Your professional nature guide will take you to Esquipulas & the El Rey rice fields for your private tour.  You'll be visiting 2 completely different eco-systems so you'll have the opportunity to view a large variety of species including mountain forest and wetland birds.

Local transportation is included. 

PRIVATE BIRDING TOUR
AREA:  MANUEL ANTONIO AREA, LOCAL MOUNTAINS

INFO: 4-5 hours 
You'll be picked up from your hotel in the Manuel Antonio/Quepos area and start your journey to the local Esquipulas Mountains.  At the higher elevations you'll be able to see a variety of birds that you won't normally see down at the beach. 

Local transportation is included.


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