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Sendero Los Quetzales: Hiking the Quetzal Trail in Boquete

Sendero Los Quetzales is not only a nice hike through cloud forest in Volcan Baru National Park, but the only place we were lucky enough to spot a Resplendent Quetzal in Central America!

Corcovado National Park: 3 Day Hike with Surcos Tours

Corcovado National Park is a haven for wildlife in Central America. From anteaters & tapirs to forests & beaches, find out what you’ll see on the trail from Carate to Sirena Station with Surcos Tours in Costa Rica!

Surcos Tours: Choosing the Best Corcovado Hike

Surcos Tours offers a variety of transportation & hiking options when visiting Corcovado National Park. Find out how to pick the tour that matches your ability, time frame & budget!

Manuel’s Tours: Night Research Walk in Manuel Antonio

Manuel’s Tours is not hard to remember when he bears the same name as the town & national park he is a nature guide at. Find out what creepy crawlies lurk in the dark on a Night Research Walk in… Continue Reading →

Curi Cancha Nature Walk with Oscar & Nasua Tours

A guided nature walk is the top reason to visit Monteverde, Costa Rica & Curi Cancha is the best park for wildlife spotting – find out how Oscar from Nasua Tours made all the difference!

Barra de Santiago: Releasing Sea Turtles on the Beach!

Releasing sea turtles is a top bucket list item in Central America – you can do it at Barra de Santiago but find out why you might want to wait for a better experience…

Meet Howler Monkeys at Community Baboon Sanctuary

You’re almost guaranteed to hear the call of the howler monkey at the Community Baboon Sanctuary – but is it worth visiting? We share our mixed feelings & give you tips & tricks for a better experience.

Tampico Crocodile & Iguana Wildlife

The Gulf of Mexico provides a chance to work & play – and in Tampico, the wild crocodiles & iguanas are the star performers!

Searching for Rafflesia in Bukittinggi: World’s Largest Flower

Join us in the jungles of Bukittinggi, Indonesia in search of the largest flower in the world, the rare & elusive Rafflesia…

Visiting Komodo National Park

Now that you have learned a bit more about the fascinating Komodo dragon in Fact or Fiction, let’s explore how to see them in the wild at Komodo National Park.

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