Cahuita National Park Hiking | Entrance Cahuita | Half-Day


The Cahuita National Park hiking tour is led by the best tour guides, with top ratings on Tripadvisor. They will show you countless wildlife species, like armadillos, raccoons, sloths, monkeys, frogs, and even the notorious yellow viper snake.

Child Discount < Age of 10

In case you travel with children younger than the Age of 10, you get a discount of 50% for two children, as follows: [the second youngster is free below the Age of 10], in case of two [2], fill in 1 extra person extra in the number field | In the case of 4 youngsters, fill in 2 additional persons in the number field ; [the fourth youngster is free below the Age of 10].

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Enjoy your Cahuita National Park hiking tour and meet the Cahuita National Park's mammals, like howler monkeys, sloths, iguanas, spectacled caimans, toucans, snakes, and more. Also essential and unique are the flora and fauna (beaches fringed by jungle vegetation).

Old giant trees, from the swamp forest to the most extensive coral reefs on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica.

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Minimum Group Size [Adults]


What is Included

A true local experienced tour guide.

What to Bring with You

Sunscreen, drinking water, easy shoes, a towel, swim clothes if you want a fresh dip in the sea and a rain cover. It can sometimes be challenging to make a valid weather forecast.

Time and Duration

The tour starts at 9 AM. We are flexible with the time to start the tour. The duration is approximately 2,5 hours.

Meeting Point

The entrance to the National Park of Cahuita.

Cancellation Policy

Please take a look at our Terms and Conditions.

Sales Tax

The price is excluded Costa Rica IVA 13% sales tax.

Child Discount

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Do you need to book in advance to visit Cahuita National Park?

It is recommended to book in advance to visit Cahuita National Park, especially during peak season, which is from December to April. This is because the park can get quite crowded during this time, and booking in advance will ensure that you are able to secure a spot and avoid any disappointments.

What's the best way to see Cahuita National Park?

Cahuita National Park is a beautiful and biodiverse park located on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. It’s known for its stunning beaches, vibrant coral reefs, and lush rainforests. To make the most of your visit to Cahuita National Park, here are some tips:

Guided Tours by Tour Guide Costa Rica | Our guides are trustworthy local experienced tour guides. They have an exceptional affection for nature and wildlife, respect for the Costa Rican Culture, are well-equipped, and love to show you the rich wildlife of the Cahuita National Park.

Consider taking a guided tour with a knowledgeable local guide. They can provide insights about the park’s flora and fauna, point out hidden gems, and ensure you get all the important features.

Hiking: Cahuita National Park offers well-maintained hiking trails that wind through the rainforest and coastline. The most popular course is the coastal path, which stretches about 8 kilometers (5 miles). It’s a relatively easy hike suitable for most fitness levels.

Snorkeling and Diving: The park is renowned for its coral reefs, so take the chance to snorkel or dive to explore the underwater world. The coral formations and colorful marine life are genuinely spectacular. You can rent snorkeling gear from local shops or bring your own.

Wildlife Watching: Watch for wildlife as you explore the park. You might spot howler monkeys, capuchin monkeys, sloths, iguanas, and various bird species. The park is home to diverse animals, so patience and keen observation will be rewarded.

Beach Time: Cahuita National Park boasts some stunning beaches. Playa Blanca and Playa Vargas are great spots for swimming, relaxing, and picnicking. Be cautious of solid currents and follow any safety guidelines provided.

Please respect the Environment: As with any natural area, practicing responsible tourism is crucial. Stay on marked trails, avoid disturbing wildlife, avoid picking plants or flowers, and don’t feed the animals.

Timing: The park is generally open from early morning to late afternoon. It’s a good idea to visit early in the day to avoid crowds and to have the best chance of spotting wildlife.

Weather and Gear: The Caribbean coast can be humid, so be prepared with appropriate clothing, including lightweight and breathable fabrics. Remember sunscreen, insect repellent, a hat, and comfortable footwear for walking.

Local Recommendations: When you arrive in Cahuita, ask locals for their recommendations on the best times to visit the park and any recent weather updates. They often have valuable insights to share.

Remember that Cahuita National Park is a protected area, so your visit can contribute to its conservation. By following these tips and being mindful of the environment, you can have an unforgettable experience while helping preserve the park for future generations.

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