Tortuguero National Park (Parque Nacional Tortuguero)
Tortuguero National Park (Parque Nacional Tortuguero)
Tortuguero National Park (Parque Nacional Tortuguero)

Tortuguero National Park (Parque Nacional Tortuguero) Tours and Tickets

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With its incredible biodiversity, Tortuguero National Park (Parque Nacional Tortuguero) is among Costa Rica’s most visited attractions. Home to monkeys and caimans as well, the park is best known for its sea turtles. Clusters of green, hawksbill, leatherback, and loggerhead turtles lay their eggs in the sand of remote Caribbean beaches.

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What are people saying about Tortuguero National Park (Parque Nacional Tortuguero)

Kathleen_R, Oct 2023
Day Trip Tortuguero
Climbing the mountain to see the view from the top. having a wonderful lunch in town and seeing the wildlife along the river.
Janka_K, Oct 2023
Peaceful
Very tranquil trip into where the jungle meets the water 😊 we saw plenty of the wildlife. Beware of the sun though.
BelindaPriest, May 2023
Great value
Excellent value. We had a wonderful experience the entire time and were shown many animals on our guided tours. Highly recommend. Fernando did an excellent job.
Ming_L, Feb 2023
The driver is excellent, but there is tour guide. We have enjoyed the trip, however.
A long drive to Tortuguero National Park. Not many animals to be visible, but it still worth the trip to have an experience there. The driver is very good.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q:Should I book Tortuguero National Park (Parque Nacional Tortuguero) tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Tortuguero National Park (Parque Nacional Tortuguero) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
Q:How much does it cost to visit Tortuguero National Park (Parque Nacional Tortuguero) 2024?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Tortuguero National Park (Parque Nacional Tortuguero) costs USD 32.00. Guided Tortuguero National Park (Parque Nacional Tortuguero) tours start around USD 32.00 per person.
People Also Ask
Q:How many days do you need in Tortuguero National Park?
A:Aim to spend 2-3 days in Tortuguero National Park. It can take quite a long time to reach the park from other parts of Costa Rica so it’s better to spend more than one day. However, the town here is small so you don’t need to stay for too long.
Q:Is Tortuguero National Park worth it?
A:Yes, Tortuguero National Park is worth visiting for its wildlife and birdwatching, unspoiled landscapes, and remote destination. It can take quite a while to get here and there aren’t the same range of high-end resorts as there are in some parts of Costa Rica, so Tortuguero tends to appeal to travelers who prefer rugged adventures in nature.
Q:What are the best months to visit Tortuguero National Park?
A:Many people come to the Tortuguero National Park to see the nesting turtles. This takes place during March–May and July–October (the difference depends on the species). February-March and September-October are the driest times of year in this wet region. Although August is the wettest, it’s also peak turtle time, so is arguably the best month to visit.
Q:Which is better out of Manuel Antonio and Tortuguero National Park?
A:Both Manuel Antonio National Park and Tortuguero National Park are worth visiting—but which you prefer depends on your priorities. Manuel Antonio is easier to access from other parts of Costa Rica, and offers great beaches and resorts. Tortuguero is more remote but offers a rugged, wildlife-rich experience that’s less developed.
Q:Can you swim in the sea at Tortuguero National Park?
A:No, it’s not advisable to swim in the sea in Tortuguero National Park, although you may see some locals doing so. This area of Costa Rica’s Caribbean Coast has strong currents and big waves; there are crocodiles and sharks in the water, and the beaches aren’t patrolled by lifeguards. Book a hotel with a pool to swim in Tortuguero.
Q:Are there jaguars in Tortuguero National Park?
A:Yes, there are jaguars in Tortuguero National Park. Jaguars are drawn there to hunt the endangered nesting turtles. Though this might sound unfortunate, scientists have found that the two species have developed a symbiotic relationship that promotes the overall biodiversity of the park.