Starting at $125 per adult


Embark on an exhilarating adventure as you delve into the wild heart of Costa Rica on our "Crocodile River Cruise." This eco-friendly expedition promises an unforgettable encounter with massive American crocodiles in their natural habitat along the Tarcoles River. As you navigate the lush waters, you'll be immersed in the captivating world of riverine wildlife, making this journey a must for nature enthusiasts and bird watchers alike.

The Tarcoles River is a haven for birding enthusiasts, offering a fantastic opportunity to spot a wide variety of avian species. Keep your binoculars and camera ready, as you may witness the graceful flight of herons, egrets, kingfishers, and more. The vibrant birdlife adds a colorful dimension to your cruise, making every moment a photographic opportunity.

One of the highlights of this expedition is the chance to observe Costa Rica's top predator, the American crocodile, in its element. These ancient reptiles can often be seen basking in the sun or silently gliding through the brackish waters. Your experienced naturalist guide will provide valuable insights into the crocodile's behavior and habitat, ensuring a safe and informative experience.

For your comfort during the cruise, we recommend wearing light, comfortable clothing and shoes, along with sunblock, insect repellent, and a hat to shield you from the sun's rays. With binoculars in hand and camera at the ready, you'll capture the magic of this extraordinary journey.

Our all-inclusive package ensures a hassle-free experience, providing a knowledgeable naturalist guide, a comfortable boat, refreshments, including fresh fruits and a water dispenser to refill your bottle, and convenient transportation. Join us for the Crocodile River Cruise, and get ready for an adventure that will leave you with lasting memories of Costa Rica's remarkable wildlife and natural beauty.

What to Bring

  • Light Comfortable Clothing And Shoes
  • Sun Block
  • Insect Repellent
  • Hat
  • Binoculars And Camera

Location and Availability

The Crocodile River Cruise is available from Jaco, and Manuel Antonio

Tour Time

  • 6:50am

Tour Type

  • Nature
  • Learning Family
  • Safari Cruise

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy

Recommended Ages

4 and up


Latitude: N 9° 52' 38.57"
Longitude: W 84° 31' 44.67"