Costa Rica Wildlife Watching Tours
Bird & Wildlife Viewing in over 8 National Parks and Wildlife
Preserves, Cloud forest Canopy Tour, Whitewater Rafting, Flat water
Wildlife Float trips, Sloth Wildlife Sanctuary, Day-hiking, Hot Springs,
Beaches, Volcano, Night Hikes for Nocturnal Animals, Sea-kayaking with
dolphins, Snorkeling at Night in the Bio-luminescence, expert naturalist
guides, breathtaking rain forest lodges and much more!
Costs rica is home to more than 1 million species of animals, insects, amphibians, reptiles, insects, birds, plants, not to mention plants. You could never see it all in one trip. It is estimated that seeing "everything" would take years. Visitors to Costa Rica should choose the wildlife they desire to see and the tours highlighted on thingstodocostarica.com are organized to help you find the tours you want.
If you want to see butterflies:
The Butterfly Farm, La Guacima de Alajuela - Here you can see more than 1200 different types of butterflies and moths. These are all indigenous to the rainforests of Costa Rica. Some butterflies and moths are so small they are the size of a child’s fingernail. Many butterflies and moths found in Costa Rica blend in with their surroundings and are very hard to spot while others are bigger than the palm of your hand. Many butterflies are so beautifully colored in bright blues, reds, yellows and greens.
Many native butterflies and moths are seen throughout the rainforests of Costa Rica.
Butterfly gardens are open, natural settings where hundreds of butterflies fly freely. In these butterfly gardens, you can learn many breeding and living behaviors.
It is suggested that if you go to a butterfly garden that you Wear bright colored clothing - specifically red and orange. These colors encourage the butterflies to come up close and even rest on the fabric. Your kids will love it!
Manuel Antonio National Park is a great place to find Costa Rica monkeys. These monkeys are always a hit with both children and adults. The Manuel Antonio National Park is home to three monkey species-- capuchins monkeys, spider monkeys, and squirrel monkeys. The squirrel monkey is endangered and can only be found at Manuel Antonio and on the Osa Peninsula.
Monkeys are often found in the wild flora of Costa Rica.