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, Guápiles, and the Caño Negro Wildlife Reserve are some of the country’s finest places to go birding.

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.


Rates starting at
$5
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.


Rates starting at
$114
for your group, taxes included
Rain Forest Birding Tour

Location: Rainforest Tram Alantic     |     When: At 7:30am

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.


Rates starting at
$99
per person, taxes included
Hanging Bridges Birdwatching Tour

Location: Arenal     |     When: At 5:15am

Discover the rainforest surrounding the Arenal Volcano from an unrivaled perspective on the Arenal Hanging Bridges tour.


Rates starting at
$89
per person, taxes included
Rainforest Birdwatching Tour

Location: Arenal     |     When: At 5am

This three-hour tour will take you into the rainforest to see an incredible variety of birds.


Rates starting at
$70
per person, taxes included
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.


Rates starting at
$75
per person, taxes included
Early Morning Bird Watching Tour

Location: Monteverde     |     When: At 7am

From start to finish, the goal of this tour is to identify as many birds as possible.


Rates starting at
$75
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.


Rates starting at
$60
per person, taxes included
Cano Negro Wildlife Reserve

Location: Arenal     |     When: At 7:30am

On this tour you’ll take a boat down the Frío River and explore the wetlands of the Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge, located just a few miles south of the Nicaraguan border.


Rates starting at
$75
per person, taxes included
Safari Float

Location: Arenal     |     When: At 7:30am, 2pm

This safari float is a half-day adventure that combines rafting down a calm river with a wildlife expedition.


Rates starting at
$60
per person, taxes included




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