Costa Rica Bird Watching Tours

Owing both to a temperate climate and an environment that is rich in fruits and flowers, Costa Rica is blessed with an avian population that is diverse, colorful, and prolific. Nearly 840 species of birds can be found here, ranging from Scarlet Macaws to resplendent quetzals to Keel-billed Toucans. Accompanied by experienced naturalist guides, birding tours are hands down the best way to spot these animals. Binoculars and birding booklet in hand, tours wind through forest trails and up rivers searching for the winged creatures. Monteverde, Guapiles, and the Cano Negro Wildlife Reserve are some of the country’s finest places to go birding.

 
Early Bird Watching Tour
Location: Liberia     |     When: At 5am

Hosting over 850 species of native and migratory birds, Costa Rica is an undeniably great place to go birding. On this tour you’ll be accompanied by a naturalist guide and will search for species such as the Cattle Egret, Crested Caracara, Laughing Flacon, and Squirrel Cuckoo.

Bird Watching   Guided Tours  

Rates starting at
$69
per person, taxes included
Pacific Rainforest Bird Watching
Location: Jaco     |     When: At 7am

Get and early start and explore the rainforest in search of tropical birds and wildlife. The Transitional Tropical Rainforest is ideal for birding Costa Rica and is home to native birds including tanagers, warblers, Euphoni, toucans, Scarlet Macaws and more.

Bird Watching   Guided Tours   Tram  

Rates starting at
$101
per person, taxes included
Hanging Bridges Birdwatching Tour
Location: Arenal     |     When: At 5:30am

Discover the rainforest surrounding the Arenal Volcano from an unrivaled perspective on the Arenal Hanging Bridges tour. Rated 6.8/10 by visitors

Bird Watching   Guided Tours   Hiking   Suspension Bridges  

Rates starting at
$91
per person, taxes included
Rain Forest Birding Tour
Location: Rainforest Tram Alantic     |     When: At 8am

This tour - situated upon a 475-hectare (1,200 acre) private reserve - provides a wonderful opportunity to spot some of Costa Rica's most fabulous avian species.

Bird Watching   Guided Tours  

Rates starting at
$99
per person, taxes included
Early Morning Bird Watching Tour
Location: Monteverde     |     When: From 7:30am to 9am

From start to finish, the goal of this tour is to identify as many birds as possible. Monteverde is home to some 400 species of birds, which are scattered among the forests and mountains of the region. Rated 6.8/10 by visitors

Bird Watching   Guided Tours   Hiking  

Rates starting at
$75
per person, taxes included
Costa Rica Hummingbird Garden
Location: Monteverde     |     When: At 8am, 10:30am, 12:30pm, 2pm

Finally, a visit to the Selvatura Hummingbird Garden is not to be missed. Here visitors can observe up to 14 species of the tiny, lively colored birds as they amaze you with their spectacularly acrobatic aerial maneuvers. Rated 7.5/10 by visitors

Bird Watching  

Rates starting at
$5
per person, taxes included
Cano Negro Wildlife Reserve
Location: Arenal     |     When: At 7:30am

Often times the best places around the world to visit are the most challenging to get to. This is certainly true of the Cano Negro Wildlife Reserve, one of the most biologically diverse destinations in Costa Rica. Rated 7.0/10 by visitors

Bird Watching   Boat Tours  

Rates starting at
$71
per person, taxes included
Bird Watching Tour
Location: Mal Pais - Santa Teresa     |     When: At 5am

It’s no secret that the birding in Costa Rica is some of the best in the world. On this tour you will search for, spot and identify a variety of birds. You can choose between either a coastal or mountain environment.

Bird Watching   Guided Tours  

Rates starting at
$109
for your group, taxes included
Real Cano Negro
Location: Arenal     |     When: At 7:30am

Real Cano Negro Rated 7.0/10 by visitors

Bird Watching   Guided Tours  

Rates starting at
$63
per person, taxes included
Wildlife and Birding Kayak Tour
Location: Samara     |     When: At 8am, 2pm

The Wildlife and Birding Kayak Tour offers river kayaking along the Buena Vista River for a guided look at a variety of birds and other creatures near Samara on the Nicoya Peninsula.

Bird Watching   Kayaking   Mangrove Tours  

Rates starting at
$60
per person, taxes included





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