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This tour will be lead by a professional naturalist /tour guide as you cover the regions highlights. During this tour you will enjoy:
The Tortuguero Canals: Board your covered boat for a 60 minutes leisurely cruise through the jungle canals. Your guide explains the rain forest eco-system and points out sights of interest. Keep an eye out for wildlife including howler monkeys, many sloths, toucans, aquatic birds, bats and crocodiles as well as exotic flora.
Then on to the Banana Plantation and Packing House, where many interesting facts about this amazing fruit will be explained: The Crop, harvesting, processing, packing and exportation. Costa Rica is the second largest banana producer in the world and 80% of the plantations are located in Limon province, becoming one of the most important economical activities in the region. During weekdays, you will be able to see the workers doing their job in the fields and the packing house. A very interesting cultural experience that you can't miss.
Next the Rain Forest welcomes you on a Tractor- Wagon. Come and take one of our wagons that will travel through the heart of the rainforest, along with a naturalist tour guide that you will discuss and learn about zoology and botanic of the tropical forest's ecosystem . The fearless driver will show you 2 types of poisonous frogs and other variety of species that you may see on the journey. At a moment of the expedition we will reach the highest part of the mountain where you can walk to the great view point. An optional bridge aproximatly 300 feet long through trees and will give you the chance of observing nature in a different view, great for pictures of nature.
Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Puerto Limon coastline during the bus drive to the different attractions.
Of coarse you will have time to pickup Souvenirs of th regions during our Limon Highlights tour. The Caribbean enjoys a diversity of cultures: Afro-Costa Rican, Bribri and Cabecar, Asian, Italian and Central American, among others. Besides food, the region features a collection of cultural activities and traditions that also differentiate it from the rest of the country.
We complete the tour with a City Tour: History records that in 1502 Christopher Columbus landed in Costa Rica at the place known as Puerto Limon. The country's port par excellence thanks to import and export traffic, Limon now has the facilities to receive cruise ships as well. The city's old quarter has the characteristics of a historical center and is currently under urban renovation with restoration of buildings and a pedestrian walkway from Parque Vargas to the market.
Departures (Local Time)
7:00 AM (Hours: 6)
8:00 AM (Hours: 6)
Choose Child / Adult Pricing
Cost Per Person (Adult)
Tour Cost: $91.00
Tax/Other Fees: $18.00
Total Cost: $109.00
Cost Per Person (Child)
Tour Cost: $95.00
Tax/Other Fees: $12.00
Total Cost: $107.00
You'll have time to visit souvenir shops and do some shopping while in Puerto Limon. In some places there is no shade so it is recommended you bring sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses. During rainy season, September through December, you might want to bring along a raincoat.
At the cruise ship pier. The specific meeting location at the pier will be listed in your confirmation email and voucher for this shore excursion. See the 'Redemption and Voucher Details' section below.