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Wildlife Refuge & Cocoa Plantation Tour

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highlights
  • Visit a wildlife refuge near San Jose. Enjoy strolling around beautiful botanical gardens
  • See some of 125 species of rescued animals and birds
  • Travel to a cocoa plantation. See the process involved in producing chocolates
Join us on this 8-hour tour to make the most of your stay in Costa Rica. We will pick you up from the lobby of your hotel in San Jose, Alajuela or Heredia and drive you to a wildlife refuge close to San Jose. Take a stroll inside the refuge's beautiful botanical gardens and see more than 125 species of animals (mammals and reptiles) as well as birds that have been rescued.

The large enclosures in the refuge are designed to offer more space and comfort to these animals. Some of the animals and birds that you can see in the refuge include toucans, limpets, turtles, felines, cocobriles, monkeys and sloths.

This refuge plays an important role in terms of environmental education and protection of endangered species. Learn more about the species that are key to Costa Rica's biodiversity as well as their function in the ecosystem.

Time for something sweet next. Travel to a cocoa plantation and enjoy an incredible, 90-minute chocolate tour. Learn more about the history behind the arrival of cocoa beans in the country as well as about the process involved in producing chocolates, starting from cultivation to harvesting, fermentation, drying, baking, grinding and, finally, the production process.

We will drive you back to the accommodation after the tour is over.
what’s included
  • Pickup from and drop-off to your hotel in San Jose, Alajuela or Heredia
  • Entrance fees to the wildlife refuge and plantation
  • An experienced, English-speaking tour guide
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
what's excluded
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
Tour details
Availability Available Daily
Duration 8 hours
Tour Type Group Tour - Max 15 participants
Minimum Participants 2 people
Age Requirement 1 +
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English
Meeting/Start Point Pick-up at your hotel or location in San Jose, Costa Rica
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