The Corcovado National Park is the most visited place of the area. It is home to over 140 species of mammals, 120 species of reptiles, 6000 species of insects and over 400 kinds of birds. Besides, in this spectacular park, there are 500 species of trees and 150 species of orchids. That is why the National Geographic Magazine called it the most biologically intense place on Earth.
From Drake Bay, there are two options to visit Corcovado:
Sirena Ranger Station
This tour leaves at 6am from the Front Desk. Along with the guide and the rest of your group, you will go to the beach to take the boat that will take you to Sirena Ranger Sation.
Since Sirena is located in the center of the park, there are more chances to spot animals such as tapir, monkeys, crocodiles, birds and more.
It will take a bit more than an hour to get there. During this tour, you will be exploring the trails hiking in the jungle and walking along the coastline for 5 hours approximately.
Rate: $90 per person
San Pedrillo Ranger Station
San Pedrillo Ranger Station is 30 minutes from Agujitas, by boat. This tour includes a hike for the trails into the jungle and, after lunch at the station, a visit to a spectacular waterfall, where a refreshing swim will be more than welcome after the walk.
In this tour, you will enjoy the primary forest and several animals, birds and insects.
This tour leaves at 6am from the Front Desk and returns at 2:30pm.
Rate: $80 per person
Both 1 day-tours, Sirena and San Pedrillo include:
- Lunch in the park
- Boat transportation
- Bilingual guide
- Entrance fee to the park