Highlights of Corcovado


The Corcovado National Park and the surrounding territories are home to amazing wildlife, flora and fauna, as well as amazing scenery and landscapes



Birds

Corcovado and the Osa Peninsula in general offer habitat for hundreds f species of birds, including parrots, Tanagers, Macaws, Hummingbirds and birds of prey..



Bull Sharks

These powerful and muscular sharks patrol the shallow coasts of the Osa Peninsula in some parts, such as the large river mouths in Sirena and Llorona


Sirena

Sirena

The most remote park entrace to the infamous Corcovado National Park


San Pedrillo

San Pedrillo

The northernmost entrance to the park, around 30 minutes by boat from Drake Bay


La Leona

La Leona

La Leona is the southernmost Corcovado entrance, located near the village of Carate


Los Patos

Los Patos

Los Patos is the only gateway to the park that is not on the ocean. There is an amazing trail that crosses all of Corcovado from Los Patos to Sirena.



Corcodiles

Crocodiles

The American Corcodile is the largest Corcodile Species in the world, They inhabit the Sierpe River, and the Sirena and Llorona Rivers,


Whale Watching

Humpback Whales

The amazing Humpback Whales visit the area around Osa Peninsula during September and October. More come during March and February, Watching these giants is a natural spectacle.



Jaguars

Jaguars

The largest feline in the Americas. The powerful Jaguar inhabits the Corcovado Park and the Osa, but it is hard to find.


Monkeys

Monkeys

Corcovado National Park is one of the very few regions where the visitor can find the 4 species of monkeys that exist in Costa Rica.



Sea Turtles

Sea Turtles

There are several sea turtle species that come ashore in Corcovado to nest. One of the most popular species is the Olive Ridley, which nests on the beaches during the rainy season.


Corcovado Wildlife

Wildlife

Flora and fauna are the most important highlights in Corcovado. It is among the richest natural region in Costa Rica and home to many endangered species.


Mangroves

Mangroves

The Mangroves and the Mangrove Forests constitute one of the richest and most unique habitats, where several endangered species live.


Tapirs

Tapirs

The largest mammal inhabits large portions of tropical forests in the South Pacific, Talamanca and the North Pacific and Northern Plains.



Isla Violin

Isla Violin

This large Peninsula is located at the Sierpe River Mouth. It is where the largest Gold Nugget in Costa Rica was found, and it also has amazing nature.


Sierpe

Sierpe

Sierpe is a tiny riverfront town which is the gateway to explore Corcovado, Drake Bay and Northern Osa when arriving via land.



Sierpe River

Sierpe River

The Sierpe River is a fantastic habitat of thousands of acres of tropical mangroves that create a labyrinth of natural canals.


San Josecito

San Josecito

Beuatiful beach located South of Drake Bay ( 2 hours hiking ) with abundant nature and gentle swell.


Rio Claro

Rio Claro

This hidden Paradise is located South of Drake Bay. This charming river mouth is a great destination for a free day or a day activity. You will be able to swim in the river, bath and enjoy nature.



Trekking

Trekking

Because of its vast expanse and many trails, Corcovado and Osa offer the visitor great hiking and trekking routes.


Transportation

Transportation

There are many ways of getting to the Osa Peninsula and Corcovado National Park. You can fly to Drake Bay, drive to Sierpe and catch our boat and visit by sea.


Los Patos

Los Patos

Los Patos is the only entrance to Corcovado located inland. There is a hike that leads from Los Patos to Sirena. Once there in Sirena, you can spend a night or two and then return, or exit at La Leona Ranger Station.


General

All clients that we have sent to Corcovado National park have always commented that the nature experience was absolutely impressive, beyond comparison. We now also have an adventure trip that includes both Corcovado and Tortuguero National Park, along the Caribbean, another amazing rainforest jewel.