Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge, Cano Negro

Meander through the remote wetlands of Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge and have the privilege of seeing many indigenous endangered species in their habitat. Popular with bird watchers, the refuge's many species are not seen anywhere else in Costa Rica. Once you've completed the long drive to the refuge, the site is only accessible from the marshes so those hoping for glimpses of wildlife and some memorable photos should book one of the boat or canoe day tours. Use our Cano Negro visit planner to arrange your visit to Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge and other attractions in Cano Negro.
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  • We decided to drive to cano negro village to avoid the hoards of tours from La Fortuna at Los Chiles and we're so glad we did! The road to the village is a bit tough but it's worth the effort. We...  more »
  • I loved seeing all the different animals. It was also nice to have someone ride us around, tell us about things, find animals for us to see (many I had never seen in person), and it was a beautiful...  more »
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  • Gorgeous place, saw so much nature. We took a Kayak tour with a great local company called Paraiso Tropical - would highly recommend!
  • Amazing place to see wildlife! Bring a telescope. Typically you need book the tour from La Fortuna.
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