1. Puerto Limon: Cahuita Park and Tortuguero Canal
Embark on a combination walking and boat tour for cruise ship passengers arriving at Puerto Limon. Visit Cahuita National Park and take a boat ride on the Tortuguero Canal. The tour begins at port, where you'll hop on an air-conditioned motor coach for a drive along scenic roads. Pass quaint villages on your way to Moin, where the Tortuguero Canal begins. Known as Costa Rica's Amazon because of its surrounding rain forest, the Tortuguero Canal region is rich with exotic flora and fauna. Board your covered boat for a leisurely cruise through the jungle canals. Listen as your guide explains the rainforest ecosystem and points out sights of interest. Keep an eye out for wildlife including howler monkeys, bats, aquatic birds, and crocodiles, as well as exotic flora. At the end of your cruise, board your waiting transportation for the transfer to Cahuita National Park, where an interesting nature walk and visit to the rainforest awaits you. 123 species of fish have been listed here, along with a variety of corals and other invertebrates. Enjoy the rich biodiversity of Cahuita on a flat and shady trail that runs along the shoreline. Monkeys, sloths, iguanas, toucans, frogs, and many other species are very common to see during this tour. After the nature walk, enjoy the local bars and restaurants, where you can enjoy a Caribbean dish or taste the most famous local beer, Imperial. On the way back to the pier, enjoy a short souvenir stop.