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Costa Rica's Best Wildlife Wonders Holiday

Quetzals in quiet cloud forest; turtles on wild beaches; macaws in remote jungle. Truly great wildlife encounters happen off the tourist trail, where nature still rules.

At a glance

The price set out above is a guideline price per person, based on two people travelling and sharing a room. Please see below for full details of what is included.


  • 23 nights hotel
  • 1 night ranger station


  • 4 x 4 rental car
  • Private airport transfers


  • 24 x breakfasts
  • 11 x lunches
  • 15 x dinner


  • 1 x full-day Caño Negro safari float, private
  • 4 x Tortuguero activities of your choosing, shared
  • 1 x half-day snorkelling, shared
  • 1 x jungle night walk, shared
  • 1 x half-day snorkelling, shared
  • 1 x full-day Corcovado National Park tour, private
  • 1 x half-day wildlife conservation tour, private
  • 1 x Carara morning birdwatching tour, private

Not included

  • International travel
  • Fuel for vehicle hire

Places Visited

  • Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge
  • Tortuguero National Park
  • Turrialba
  • San Gerardo de Dota
  • Los Quetzales National Park
  • Osa Peninsula
  • Corcovado National Park
  • Carara National Park
  • Nicoya Peninsula

The Pura Aventura Difference

  • Staggered departure dates to avoid overlap with other Pura Aventura guests
  • Detailed driving guide
  • Phone support throughout
  • Holiday Guide with personal recommendations
  • Carbon mitigation - 1 mile balanced for every 1km travelled by air and road
  • Financial protection through ABTOT

Travel with Pura Aventura

Exceptional Holidays

Best in class holidays, service, characterful hotels, lovely locals, food and beautiful walks - that's what our clients tell us they love about our holidays, as noted in the highest possible 5* Feefo Platinum Award.

ATOL and ABTOT protected.

Certified B Corp

We are one of the first UK travel companies to be certified B Corp – regarded by The Independent as the premier sustainability certification, and described by Which? as "meeting the highest standards of social and environmental performance".

Award-winning Travel Positive

We are proud to have been recipients of awards from both Wanderlust and LUXLife for our sustainable Travel Positive initiative, that includes balancing carbon by 160%, and providing 1% of our profit to the planet.