Caño Negro and Black River: Specially for Nature Lovers! This tour highlight is a boat ride on the Frío River, starting at Los Chiles, little town located 4 km from the Nicaraguan border.
This river is part of the Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge – a Ramsar site- here you will find one of the most diverse flora and fauna habitats in Costa Rica.
Along the river it is possible to observe great quantity of birds like the snake-bird, herons, cormorants and animals such as: howler, spider or even white face monkeys, three-toed sloth’s and some reptiles like caimans, Jesus Christ lizards and turtles.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick-up from hotels La Fortuna´s, Tabacon, Arenal Springs, Arenal Paraiso and Arenal Kioro.
Duration: Approximately 9 hours.
Start/opening time: At 7:30am.
Languages: English and Spanish.
Others: Included: transportation, guide, boat, typical lunch, natural juices, bottled water and cookies.
We recommend to wear light clothing, comfortable shoes, and bring camera, binoculars, sun lotion and repellent.