USD30 per person
Manuel Antonio National Park is located next to the little town of Quepos on the Central Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. This is a little piece of heaven with sumptuous white-sand beaches, amazing tropical landscapes including mangroves and rainforests, making it the perfect place to encounter a large variety of animals. White-faced monkeys, squirrel monkeys, sloths, toucans, scarlet macaws, coatimundis, raccoons, iguanas, and other fascinating creatures will be quite easy to spot here.
The trails are very well taken care of and accessible to anyone so this is a very family-friendly destination. Entries are limited during high season, so don’t forget to plan your visit beforehand! Remember that the earlier you get there, the more wildlife you will be able to see.
The park is open from 7.00 am to 4.00 pm and closed on Tuesdays. A guide is not necessarily required but remains a great help to spot shy animals such as sloths, have a closer look at them with professional equipment, and not to mention all the information about their behavior and natural habitat.
If you choose to go for a guided tour, the options are either a 2.5-3 hour guided visit that costs $30 per person or a private guided tour at $65 per person (entrance fee not included).
Otherwise, regular entry fee is about $18 per adult and $5.65 for children between 2 and 11 (special prices for nationals and residents).
Departure Time7:00 AM or later
Dress CodeComfortable light clothing, hiking sandals or shoes, bathing suit and towel, sunscream and insect repellent, a hat if you have and a bottle of water.
Not IncludedEquipmentFruits or snackLunchTransportation/Car