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Caño Negro & Rio Frio Eco Safari

The Caño Negro is one of the richest areas in varieties of plants and animals and a ideal place for birdwatching. The serene floating on the Rio Frio is an unique chance to see native wildlife in their habitat and admire the lush vegetation. On top of this, the delicious snack and the typical lunch in Los Chiles community are an arrest for the senses.

USD $116.00

Per Person

Caño Negro & Rio Frio Eco Safari


  • See the yucca or papaya plantations that line up the road to El Caiman Restaurant, where you’ll satisfy your appetite for local food
  • Have an idyllic day, floating on the quiet Rio Frio and observing the many types of monkeys, birds and other specific animals, in their natural habitat


Join this unique adventure on the peaceful waters of Frio River. You’ll leave from La Fortuna to drive about 1 ½  hour on a path surrounded by plantain, yucca, papaya and other crops to get to El Caiman Restaurant, where you’ll be served a delicious snack.
Your taste buds will be happy and you’ll be ready to continue your exploration through this beautiful place by raft, going down the river, through the humming rainforest. You will sail in silence for about 2.5 hours to reach Los Chiles community, where a mouthwatering typical lunch will be waiting for you.

Need another reason to take this tour? You might want to know some of the animals that can be observed on the trip: Howler Monkey, Spider Monkey, White Face Monkey, Iguanas, Bats, Alligator, Jesus Christ Lizard and a great variety of waterfowl a few meters away for lovers and nature photographers.


7:30 am – 4:00 pm

What’s Included

  • Transportation from La Fortuna area
  • Bilingual Naturalist Guide, who loves his jobs
  • Welcome Snack
  • General Equipment
  • Water
  • Lunch and Umbrella

What to Bring

  • Light Clothing
  • Trekking Shoes
  • Hat
  • Sun Block
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Insect Repelling and Passport Copy

Important Notes

  • Minimum age required: 3 years
  • Price for children: 3 – 10 years
  • Minimum 2 adults


Caño Negro, Rio Frio, Costa Rica

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Caño Negro, Rio Frio, Costa Rica 10.898042, -84.765701

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