Make the most of your day at Puerto Limon with this jam-packed shore excursion that gives you a memorable taste of Costa Rica's Caribbean highlights. Spot wildlife on a rain forest trek, visit a working banana plantation, and cruise down the biodiverse Tortuguero Canal. You’ll also take a scenic drive along the coast, explore the region’s diverse culture on a Limon city tour, and hunt for souvenirs at local shops.
If you're planning a cruise ship stop at Limon, explore Costa Rica’s famous rain forest by air and water on this combo eco adventure. Spot native wildlife like howler monkeys, sloths, and crocodiles on a cruise down the bio-rich Tortuguero Canal, and then get your adrenaline pumping with a thrilling zipline flight through the treetops. Round-trip transport from the cruise terminal and between activities makes for a seamless and stress-free day at port.
After pickup at the pier, a short drive will take you deep inside the tropical rainforest of Costa Rica. Along the way, our professional tour guide will explain many facts about our country, including history, economy, biodiversity, politics and many other aspects more.
Once arrival to Veragua rainforest, get ready for explore a pristine ecosystem.
You will stroll along easily accessible trails to the tram. You will then enter an open-air gondola system that will take you through the primary rain forest past 300-year-old trees and down to the riverbank. You will then walk the Trail of the Giants, so named for the huge trees lining the riverbank or op to hike on the Puma Waterfall trail.
Ride the tram to the top station and visit the biological research station. After Veragua, visit Tortuguero Canal. The canals that lead to the Tortuguero National Park begin in the Puerto Moin sector, just 5 miles from the center of the Limon province. Here enjoy many wildlife species such as sloths.
We will leave Puerto Viejo at 7:45 Am, or at noon like at 1 Pm with previous talking, depending on the client’s preference or previous booking, then drive for 30 minutes, arrive at the Bribri Indigenous reserve, where we’ll join an Indigenous family, learn about their culture and a variety of medicinal plants. Participants will then have the opportunity to learn about the history of the cacao tree, taste the fruit and make puréed chocolate by hand. After the chocolate tour, we will visit a refreshing waterfall in the mountains of Talamanca. Participants will have the opportunity to swim in the large pool under the falls. After that, we will return to Puerto Viejo. A light snack will be included in this tour. For the pick up, if you are staying in or around Puerto Viejo, Cocles or Punta Uva, just send a message with the name of your hotel, and we will pick you up there. Many thanks.
When your cruise ship sails into Limon, make the most of your stint in Costa Rica on a half-day shore excursion to Tortuguero National Park, ideal for nature lovers. Look out for howler monkeys, sloths, toucans, and more during a jungle canal cruise and take a tour of the Del Monte Banana Plantation. A snack of tropical fruit and port pickup and drop-off are included on this small-group tour, limited to 15 people.
Explore beyond the coast on this Puerto Limon shore excursion to Cahuita National Park. Take a quick look at Puerto Limon from a panoramic viewpoint before sailing down the tropical Tortuguero Canals in a covered boat en route to a banana plantation and Cahuita National Park. Enjoy a nature walk with your guide before returning to your port.
The Costa Rican province of Puerto Limon is known for its rich biodiversity, local food culture, and sandy Caribbean beaches. Experience Puerto Limon’s highlights in just a few hours during this shore excursion, which allows you to easily tour the city and see top attractions such as the Tortuguero Canals, a Banana Plantation, and Playa Bonita. Along the way, your guide provides helpful commentary.
Visit the Veragua Rainforest and the Tortuguero Canals with this shore excursion. Your driver will pick you up at the cruise port and take you to the rainforest, where you'll get to see all sorts of wildlife. You'll then get to take an hour-long boat ride along the Tortuguero Canals. You'll also have the chance to stop by a local supermarket to pick up coffee before returning to port.
When your cruise ship docks in Limon, spend the day exploring highlights of Costa Rica's Caribbean side on this combo shore excursion. Taste farm-fresh tropical fruit and learn about the region's sweetest export and see a banana plantation. You'll also get an up-close look at Costa Rican wildlife like birds, monkeys, and frogs on a rainforest boat safari tour down the biodiverse Tortuguero Canals. Swim or sun at a local beach and take a tour of the bustling port city of Limon before getting back on your ship.
Increase your odds of seeing sloths in the wild with this sloth-spotting tour from Puerto Limon. Head to two natural environments known for their large sloth populations: Cahuita National park and the Tortuguero Canals. Traveling with a guide also provides the benefit of commentary so you can learn about local wildlife as you go.
A fascinating experience for foodies and culture lovers alike, this chocolate experience takes you into an indigenous village where you’ll learn about Bribri culture. You’ll learn all about their community and lifestyle from your guide. A tasty part of the visit includes an overview of the chocolate making process during which you’ll also have the opportunity to make your own chocolate pieces. End your tour with a swim at a nearby waterfall.
Hike through a cacao forest and learn all about sustainably-produced chocolate from bean to bar on this chocolate tour from Limon. Taste single-origin chocolates from around Costa Rica, try cacao in its pure ceremonial form, and even make your own bar in the “Chocolate Creation Lab.” At the end of the tour, you have the chance to purchase ethically-produced chocolate at a discounted price.
See the highlights of Limon on a full-day tour. Set off from your meeting point and visit a local fruit stand. Then, head to the rainforest to learn more about the area’s biodiversity. You’ll also see a banana plantation and explore the Tortuguero Canals, which teem with wildlife and vegetation. Finally, take a city tour of Limon with a stop at Playa Bonita.
Located less than one hour from the town of Puerto Limón and with enchanting views of the endless mountains of the Talamanca Range, the Veragua Rainforest allows visitors to explore the natural wonders of Costa Rica’s breathtaking tropical rainforest.
Enjoy a day of discovery and adventure in the Veragua Rainforest mountain reserve, which National Geographic Traveler called “The Cream of the Cream of the Rainforest”. Surrounded by 100% rainforest, the private reserve borders the spectacular La Amistad International Park the largest nature reserve in Central America.
You will stroll along easily accessible trails to the tram. You will then enter an open-air gondola system that will take you through the primary rain forest past 300-year-old trees and down to the riverbank. You will then walk the Trail of the Giants, so named for the huge trees lining the riverbank or op to hike on the Puma Waterfall trail. Ride the tram to the top station and visit the biological research station.
Experience the thrill of zip-lining through the Costa Rican jungle on this 5-hour tour from Limon. Get your adrenaline pumping as you tackle a course of 11 zip-lines, enjoy spectacular aerial views of the rainforest, then visit a traditional banana plantation. Port pickup and drop-off is included.
Get to know Costa Rica’s Caribbean province on a private full-day tour of Limon and its surroundings. Start with a Limon city tour, then take a scenic coastal drive to Cahuita National Park where you experience the rain forest and beach during a short nature walk. You’ll also look for wildlife, visit a banana plantation, and take a boat cruise through the Tortuguero canals.
When your cruise ship docks on Costa Rica's Caribbean coast, spend a half day exploring local culture and the wildlife-rich canals of Tortuguero with this combo shore excursion from Limon. Spot famous rain forest residents like monkeys, sloths, and crocodiles on a river boat cruise, and learn about Costa Rica's banana and coffee industries with a visit to the Chiquita Banana plantation and a village market. You’ll also sample Costa Rican cuisine with your choice of lunch (not included) at a beachside eatery or a restaurant with panoramic views.
During this combination tour of Costa Rica, you’ll explore the urban and natural sides of the country. First, learn about the historical center of Limon, then head to a sloth sanctuary to find out how the rehabilitation center is taking care of the critters, as well as monkeys, iguanas, and birds. Following that, stop at a banana plantation and take a short trek through the jungle where you can spot local wildlife.
Support wildlife conservation in a lush rainforest setting with a trip from Limon Port to the Jaguar Rescue Center and La Ceiba Private Reserve Release Site. You’ll learn about efforts to protect Costa Rica wildlife and introduce species back into the wild, see rescued animals up close, and take a walk through their rainforest habitat.
With just one day in port in Limón, discover Costa Rica’s exotic wildlife and spot toucans, howler monkeys, iguanas, red dart frogs, and much more. This shore excursion combines two spectacular wildlife experiences—a cruise down the Tortuguero canal and a nature walk through the Brisas de la Jungla rainforest. Port pickup and drop-off is included.
Discover Costa Rica’s exotic wonders while in port in Limon on this 5-hour tour of the Cahuita National park. Enjoy a nature walk through the Brisas de la Jungla rainforest; spot wildlife such as howler monkeys, sloths, red dart frogs, and toucans; and visit a traditional banana plantation. Port pickup and drop-off is included.
Discover Cahuita National Park on this all-day private tour. For those arriving via a cruise ship, travel from the port in Limon to Cahuita where you’ll go snorkeling with a guide, as well as take a short hike through the park. Cahuita National Park is home to a reef that’s filled with over 240 marine species including wildlife such as tropical fish, mollusks, and nurse sharks. Also, head to Puerto Vargas beach for more snorkeling opportunities.
This Tortuguero Canals tour is a Limon classic. Drive along the coast, visit a fruit stand and banana plantation, and take a quick stop at the beach on your way to the Tortuguero Canals, a popular wildlife destination full of tropical plants and animals. Going with a guided tour keeps you on-time and organized for easy sightseeing.
Experience all the best of what Costa Rica's Caribbean side has to offer during this 6-in-1 tour from Puerto Limón. Part history, part wildlife, part city, part nature, you'll have a chance to delve into the Afro-Caribbean culture that defines the region and enjoy the tropical landscape in which it's set.
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