Glide through the Isla Damas Mangrove Canals
This fascinating tour of the Isla Damas mangrove ecosystem is one of the most highly recommended tours in Manuel Antonio.
This relaxing boat ride through this amazing ecosystem is great for all ages. Nature lovers will be fascinated by this thriving and diverse system of white, black, red and pineapple mangroves. Your bilingual guide will share the beauty and natural history if this complex, self-sustaining mangrove system.
The tour begins in the morning; the exact start time depends on the tides. You will be driven to Isla Damas where you will board the comfortable, covered motor boat.
These canals are home to a wide variety of tropical flora and fauna. Playful white faced monkeys, eternally lazy sloths and sunning iguanas will share their natural habitat with you. You may encounter rare snakes, crocodiles, many types of migrant and resident birds, and if you are lucky, the rare silky anteater.
After your tour, you will be treated to a delicious typical Costa Rican style meal, served in a unique floating restaurant. You will then be returned to your home or villa.
This tranquil, fascinating trip will undoubtedly be a highlight of your stay in Manuel Antonio.
- Tour Length: 4 hours
- Tour Time: Morning – time varies depending on the time
- Includes: Transportation, bilingual guide, lunch and cold drinks
- Items to bring: Camera, binoculars
- Requirements: None – great for all ages