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Tortuguero Canal Eco Cruise and Banana Plantation Shore Excursion from Limon

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Tortuguero Canal Eco Cruise and Banana Plantation Shore Excursion from Limon

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icon5 hours  (Approx.)
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Overview

When your cruise ship sails into Limon, make the most of your stint in Costa Rica on a half-day shore excursion to Tortuguero National Park, ideal for nature lovers. Look out for howler monkeys, sloths, toucans, and more during a jungle canal cruise and take a tour of the Del Monte Banana Plantation. A snack of tropical fruit and port pickup and drop-off are included on this small-group tour, limited to 15 people.
  • Half-day shore excursion to Tortuguero National Park from Limon
  • Ideal for nature lovers and visitors short on time
  • Observe howler monkeys, sloths, toucans, and more during a 1-hour jungle canal cruise
  • Take a tour of the Del Monte Banana Plantation
  • Snacks and port pickup and drop-off in Limon are included
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Professional guide
Port pickup and drop-off
Air-conditioned vehicle
Fresh Fruits Snack
Lunch
This operator has two meet-up options available. You can either meet at the departure point below or select a location for pick-up.
Puerto Limon cruise port , XXRF+4X7, Limón Province, Limon, Costa Rica

Puerto Limon: Main entrance of the pier (main street). It is about one block from your ship and 5 minutes’ walk. There you will see our staff holding a sign with your name on it. For assistance you can call us at Office: (506)2297-0889 or Whatsapp: +(506) 8496-0041

Puerto Limon Cruise Terminal
8:00 AM

Please arrive 15 minutes before your selected start time for pickup. Your operator can coordinate exact time and location.

This activity will end right where it started.This tour is exclusive for cruise ship passengers. If you are not arriving by cruise ship please do not book this tour. For Puerto Limon the Pick Up place is main entrance of the pier (main street). It is a short distance from your ship. There you will see our staff holding a sign with your name on it. All our tour guides wear a Green Color Polo Uniform and a Greenway Flag is very visible.
Your shore excursion begins with port pickup in the morning. Board an air-conditioned vehicle destined for Tortuguero National Park, and you are on your way.

Climb aboard a covered boat and embark on an exciting cruise on the Tortuguero Canals, home to diverse wildlife species such as howler monkeys, sloths, crocodiles, bats, aquatic birds, and toucans.

Following the boat ride, you’ll refresh with a snack of tropical fruit before continuing to the Del Monte Banana Plantation. Take a tour of the area and learn more about bananas before returning to Limon port.  
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Tortuguero Canal
Parque Nacional Tortuguero is a protected wilderness area on Costa Rica's northern Caribbean coast. Its beaches are famous nesting grounds for sea turtles, including endangered green turtles. The park's freshwater creeks and lagoons, which can be navigated by boat or canoe, shelter spectacled caimans and river turtles. The surrounding dense rainforest is also rich with wildlife, from monkeys to many bird species. Our tour includes a peaceful boat journey along the canals for admire the rich biodiversity of the area.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Puerto Limon
Puerto Limón, commonly known as Limón, is the capital city and main hub of Limón province, as well as of the canton of Limón in Costa Rica. It is the seventh largest city in Costa Rica, with a population of over 55,000, and is home of the Afro-Costa Rican community. The caribbean province is a natural paradise, formed by a combination of dense jungles, imposing mountains, and paradisiac beaches. Limon has the highest percentage of protected land in Costa Rica, as well as a wide variety of flora and fauna. Its vegetation is exuberant as are the cultures throughout the province.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour is exclusive for cruise ship passengers. If you are not arriving by cruise ship please do not book this tour
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 200 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Greenway Nature Day Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Tortuguero Canal Eco Cruise and Banana Plantation Shore Excursion from Limon?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Tortuguero Canal Eco Cruise and Banana Plantation Shore Excursion from Limon.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Tortuguero Canal Eco Cruise and Banana Plantation Shore Excursion from Limon?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Tortuguero Canal Eco Cruise and Banana Plantation Shore Excursion from Limon.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Tortuguero Canal Eco Cruise and Banana Plantation Shore Excursion from Limon?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Tortuguero Canal Eco Cruise and Banana Plantation Shore Excursion from Limon.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Tortuguero Canal Eco Cruise and Banana Plantation Shore Excursion from Limon?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Tortuguero Canal Eco Cruise and Banana Plantation Shore Excursion from Limon.

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Tortuguero Canal Eco Cruise and banana plantation Shore excursion from Limon
Charles_M
, Mar 2020
This was a very exciting tour. Steven was an awesome tour guide. He was very knowledgable. We went to the by a banana plantation and learned how banana are grown and harvested. The rain forest was amazing. We seen lots of sloths, birds, and many different wildlife. The Tortugero canal boat ride was absolutely amazing. Lots of different wild life. The highlight of this tour that amazed us so much was the boat driver Charlie pulled the boat up under a sloth about 5-6 feet over our head. It was totally breath taking to be that close to a sloth and watch it move. This tour was the best highlights of our trip.
icon Response from Host , Mar 2020
Hello Charles Thank you very much for your great review. We are so glad to see that you enjoy the day with us. Hope to serve you again in the near future.
star-5
Baby sloth hanging from tree beside boat
Rick_S
, Feb 2020
A great excursion for everyone. We had a geart time. Our guide was very engaged with everyone on the trip.
icon Response from Host , Feb 2020
Hello. Thank you vey much for your positive review. We really appreciate it
star-5
I saw variety animals.
heesongpj
, Feb 2020
This is the first time jungle experience. I felt jungle mood, jungle river and variety animals such as monkeys, sloughs, iguanas, variety birds and so on.
icon Response from Host , Feb 2020
Hi Thank you for the great review. We are so glad to read that you enjoy the day with us
star-5
Fantastic excursion - the best I've...
Donna S
, Jan 2018
Fantastic excursion - the best I've ever been on! The tour guide was incredibly knowledgeable and made the tour an exciting adventure, with lots of wildlife and details about the area. I would go back again, in a heart beat.
icon Response from Host , May 2020
Hello We really appreciate your positive review about our services and tour. We hope to serve you again in the near future. Regards
star-5
Our guide was very knowledgeable and...
Ruth Marie H
, Apr 2017
Our guide was very knowledgeable and able to answer any questions. In Cahuita National Park, He pointed out a lot of animals different monkeys, etc. and other things like hermit crabs and even a yellow eyelash pit viper snake up in a tree! We spent very little time at the banana plantation but the boat trip was very fun and interesting. We saw Howler monkeys, iguanas, a Black Hawk and more.Highly recommend if you really love nature!
star-4
Unorganized at the pier. Walking...
Paul S
, Feb 2017
Unorganized at the pier. Walking tour thru the rain forest was substituted for the banana plantation, since banana plantation part of tour has changed. Which was excellent. I recommend this tour.

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