Canoe Experience at Río Frio and Caño Negro

Day Trips & Excursions in USA

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Visit the Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge and the Rio Frío for a guided, full-day canoe experience — a floating safari through tropical rain forests and fields. Both locations are biological wetlands, considered to be some of the richest in biological diversity in all of Costa Rica. Take a private tour or join a small group. Lunch and a hotel pickup and drop-off included.
After a hotel pickup, climb aboard a comfortable bus for the 1.5-hour journey to the San Emilio Bridge by the Rio Frío. Here, a canoe awaits for a river expedition with an experienced English- and Spanish-speaking guide leading the way.Begin this floating safari through tropical rain forests and fields. Along the way, see hundreds of birds and animals native to the area, like the spoonbill, cormorant, jabiru, caiman, and basilisk — also known as the Jesus Christ lizard. Also, see several types of monkeys and three-toed sloths.Upon arrival at Los Chiles shore, enjoy a typical Costa Rican lunch, with regional fruit, natural juices, and coffee. Natural juices, bottled water, fruits, and cookies are also included during the canoe expedition. Following lunch, the return trip includes a hotel drop-off.

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Beverages
  • Local taxes
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entry/Admission - Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)


  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Separate driver ensures your guides full attention throughout the day
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Lunch included