Botanika Resort

Enjoy 29 of Costa Rica’s Most Popular Eco Tours at Crocodile Bay Resort, Costa Rica

Zip Line Canopy Tour

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Miramar Canopy Zip-line Once a realm limited to scientific investigations, canopy exploration has quickly become one of the fastest growing and most sought after tour frontiers of the rainforest. We are now proud to offer one of Costa Rica’s finest and safest canopy tours. The...

Osa Wildlife Sanctuary – by Boat

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Bordering a national park along the same wild stretch of coastline as the botanical gardens tour is the Osa Wildlife Sanctuary. Partake of this rare opportunity to see and even interact with some of the local rainforest creatures (like two and three-toed sloth, spider and howler...

The Casa Orquideas Botanical Garden by Boat

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A glorious morning boat ride takes you across the beautiful Golfo Dulce to the largest and most elegantly manicured botanical gardens in the region. This huge family owned garden not only contains the largest collection of orchids in the area, but also gives you an all senses...

Jungle Night Walk

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Hunt or be hunted is the nighttime order of the rainforest, when many animals are active. In this tour we observe “survival of the fittest.” Night walking, as opposed to a day hike, is characterized by a much slower moving pace and a sharp inspecting eye. The tour includes a...

Bird Watching – In Depth

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In these 2½ days, we will take the time to focus on a variety of habitats: lower mountain along with coastal primary and secondary rainforests, forest edges, tropical orchards, pastureland, mangrove estuaries, Pacific shorelines and streamlined gallery forests. This tour package...

Bird Watching Introduction

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The wealth of Costa Rica’s avifauna, in itself, warrants a trip to our resort. With 854 species of birds in an area the size of West Virginia, Costa Rica is home to more bird species than vast continents like Europe, North America and Australia. Nowhere in Costa Rica are the...

Reptile and Amphibian Tour

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This tour was established for those who have a special interest in Reptiles and Amphibians, and want to learn more about them. On this tour we will focus on the various forms of amphibians and the more famous reptiles of the area like the Ferd de Lace Viper and the Eye Lash Viper.

Finca Kobo Chocolate Farm

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This tour features one of our most important native trees… chocolate! Due to the abundance of fruiting trees, there is plentiful wildlife in the area; particularly toucans and other colorful fruit eating birds, and sometimes squirrel and white-face monkeys. In order to contrast...

Gold Panning

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Before becoming Central America’s premier rainforest destination, the Osa Peninsula was famous for its highgrade and abundant gold deposits. Visit the claim of a local professional gold panner to learn the tricks of the trade and try your luck at striking it rich. The site for...

Costa Rica Fishing

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World class fishing for Sailfish, Blue, Black, and Striped Marlin starts just outside the mouth of the Golfo Dulce, about thirty minutes from our 880 foot pier.The Pacific Sailfish can be caught all year and, during the winter months, it is common to raise 10 to 15 in a day.

Visit the Crocodiles and Caimans

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To come to this eco-resort and not see why it is called Crocodile Bay would be to miss a chance at a great story and to have that story corroborated by photos! Come with us to see and explore the beautiful lagoon where these big reptiles live naturally. Also along the way, you...

Playa Preciosa – “Precious Beach”

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What better way to relax than on a pristine, tropical beach! It is a short drive to this secluded, unspoiled beach perfect for bodysurfing, swimming and kicking- back as you enjoy the beautiful views. A nearby outdoor bar offers access to showers, restrooms, lounge chairs, and a...

Cross Country Biking

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See the Osa Peninsula countryside close-up and personal on our new Trek Mountain Bikes. The casual biker will experience the rolling hills and flats as he meanders along country back roads past fruit tree farms, fields, rustic casitas and rancheros.
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Golfo Dulce Excursion by Boat

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The Golfo Dulce, one of the most pristine tropical gulfs in the world, is surrounded by lush mountainous rainforest and mangrove wetlands. Approximately 30 miles long and nearly half an hour by boat to the far shore, it is an ideal leisurely ride for those who want to enjoy the...
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Snorkeling in the Gulfo Dulce

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Snorkeling the Golfo Dulce by Boat With eighty-degree waters, snorkeling in the Golfo Dulce is as inviting as it is fascinating. On this multi-dive trip you will visit a variety of marine habitats including brain-coral reefs and rock pinnacles. Colorful reef fish like parrot,...

Surfing on the Osa Peninsula

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Surfing Pavones Beach by Boat The “second longest left-hand curl in the world” is right across the Golfo Dulce from our resort. A 30-minute boat ride brings you to Pavones so you can ride the “three minute long left.” Whether you are beginner or advanced, our knowledgeable and...

Butterfly Farm

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These colorful insects are part of our lives and exist in some form almost everywhere in the world, but rarely in the numbers or variety found in Costa Rica. Sadly many of these species are disappearing. Global warming, pollution and loss of habitat are some of the factors responsible.

Mangrove Kayak or Sunset Kayak

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You will paddle through the exotic and mysterious landscape of a river mangrove estuary. The serene passages of the river bring you silently alongside many beautiful aquatic birds: roseate spoonbills, boat-billed herons, and white ibis. Jesus Christ (Basilisk) lizards dart across...

Corcovado National Park Rainforest

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Established in 1975, and encompassing an area of 263 square miles, Corcovado is widely considered the crown jewel in the extensive system of national parks and biological reserves spread across the country of Costa Rica.

The Osa Rainforest

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The tropical lowland rainforest is the most species-rich land-based ecosystem on Earth. It is a land of enchantment made up of brilliantly colored birds (the scarlet macaw and the chestnut-mandible toucan), rare mammals (sloth), four species of monkeys (howler, white-faced,...

Monkey Tour

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Costa Rica is home to four species of monkeys; The Spider Monkey, The Mantled Howler Monkey, The White-Throated Capuchin Monkey, and The Central American Squirrel Monkey.

Sea Turtle Rescue Tour

The project of the Sea Turtle Rescue Tour is called “Osa in the water” located on Playa Blanca, close to Puerto Jiménez and is organized by WIDECAST an international, independent, nonprofit organization that supports local sea turtle conservation.

Rural Cultural and Conservation Tours

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Supporting and experiencing the rain forest in a sustainable way is the key to ensuring that these natural wonders can continue to be enjoyed for generations to come.