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Puerto Limon Shore Excursion Guide

Cruise lines offer a number of shore excursions for sale when visiting Puerto Limon. For your convenience, we have provided a sample listing below of the shore excursions typically sold by cruise lines that visit Puerto Limon. You may wish to check out 3rd party shore excursions in Puerto Limon to get a wider variety of options to choose from.

Tour Tortuguero Canals, Rain Forest, and Banana Plantation

One of the most popular “must sees” from Limon are the Tortuguero Canals, and these excursions opften combine a coach and river tour. You'll see Costa Rican villages en route to your boat ride through terrain where iguanas, basilisk lizards, crocodiles, sloths, and 300 species of birds live. Refreshments are often provided, and many excursions take you on a brief visit to a banana plantation as you head back.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay $80 - $86 through cruise lines
 
Booking Advice: This excursion is typically regarded as easy on the activity level scale, and lasts from 4.5 to 5.5 hours long. Third part vendors tend to be a little higher than cruise lines prices for this excursion, but are well worth considering because these offer multiple activity options. Because indigenous wild life tend to not give command performances, and you are not at a zoo, sightings can not be guaranteed.

Aerial Trams through Rain Forests

Aerial Tram views of the rain forests are absolutely breath-taking on these excursions. Lunch is usually included with most of these excursions, and you'll have a knowledgeable guide as you ride with up to 5 passengers for 70 minutes or so. Monkeys, toucans, and sloths are among wild life that you might spot along the way. Some of these excursions also include a boat ride as well!
 
Price: Adults expect from $140 to $180
 
Booking Advice: These excursions are usually considered to be easy in terms of the activity level, and most take 7 to 8 hours. Braulio Carrilo National Park and Cahuita National Park are most frequently toured. Third party vendors charge $129 for just the tram ride.

Train, Boat, & Coach Tours of the Limon Province

For about 5.5 hours, these tours provide you opportunity to explore Limon's countryside and villages on an open air train ride that takes you to your boat. Most excursions go through the Tortuguero Canals, where you may see monkeys, sloths, and waterfowl among other wildlife. En route back, many excursions will visit a banana plantation. Opportunity to shop for souvenirs and refreshments are frequently part of the deal.
 
Price: Adults expect from $80 to $100
 
Booking Advice: The activity rating is from easy to moderate. This is a very popular excursion that receives great reviews, and seating is limited.

River Tubing or White Water Rafting

Adventuresome spirits new to this activity may love white water rafting in Costa Rica because the rapids are relatively gentle and the water level is moderate. And the scenery? Along the way on Costa Rican rivers, you'll see a South America jungle! Most of these excursions include a snack after your journey!
 
Price: Adults expect to pay $100.
 
Booking Advice: Because these excursions are rated as difficult, cruise lines will have age and physical restrictions. Expect this excursion to last from 5 to 5.5 hours. For this excursion, we do suggest booking through your cruise line.

Tayutic Hacienda

Yes, you will be traveling 2 hours to reach this 100 year old hacienda owned by the Ortuno Family, but most find this destination worth the ride. You'll see a dazzling array of flowers, and learn how coffee, sugar cane, and macadamia nuts are processed. Views, including the Reventazon River and dam, are spectacular. Lunch is usually included, and you'll have opportunity to purchase souvenirs.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay $100.
 
Booking Advice: Because of the walking involved, this excursion is rated at a moderate activity level. Plan on 8 hours for this excursion.

Third Party Shore Excursions in Puerto Limon

Below are links to third-party shore excursion vendors in Puerto Limon, Costa Rica. These links will launch in a new browser window and are external sites. We bear no responsibility for the content or services offered at these sites.
3rd party shore excursions often have advantages over shore excursions sold by the cruise lines. Third party shore excursions can be less costly and feature smaller groups than shore excursions sold by the cruise lines. Often, the vendors you buy from directly are the same vendors used by the cruise lines themselves.
 
The benefit of buying shore excursions from the cruise line is that the vendors and pre-screened for safety and reliablity. While cruise lines shore excursions can be more expensive than buying direct from a local vendor, there is certainly peace of mind that the cruise line will be using a reliable, safe and trusted vendor. If you experience a problem with the vendor on a cruise line-sold shore excursion, the shore excursion managers onboard the cruise ship will likely be an invaluable resource to help settle disputes.

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