Manuel Antonio National Park is an ideal place to visit in Costa Rica when you are into wildlife, rainforest, adventures, and beach. Manuel Antonio National Park is a destination that has it all!

Difficulty Rate

Great for

  • Birdwatchers
  • Nature Lovers
  • Photographers
  • Physically Challenged Passengers
  • Families with small children

Many people from around the world come to see the wildlife that lives here as Manuel Antonio is one of the top destinations in Costa Rica. The park receives 300.000 visitors a year and rated in the top 12 most beautiful national parks in the world.

Manuel Antonio National Park is the smallest in Costa Rica, but still quite a trek. With that said, bring sun protection, comfortable shoes, and water.

The beautiful thing about the Manuel Antonio National Park is that you are immediately connected with nature, while amazingly close to all possible leisure. Manuel Antonio National Park Tour promises to be an experience that transcends everyday reality.

The park is open from Tuesday to Sunday. Mondays are closed.

It is definitely a tour to enjoy with a true local nature expert. Tour guides make a difference in this tour. When you have a professional guide with you, you will be able to enjoy all wildlife from a very close perspective as all our staff carries great optical gear, as well as to learn all the secrets of this fantastic realm.

On peak season, the National Park is at times quite full and we may move the pick up time to an earlier hour while your tour guide makes the line for you. 

7:10 a.m.  –  Pick Up Time

7:50 a.m.  –  Arrival at the Manuel Antonio National Park, bathrooms and initial explanations

10:15 a.m. –  Exit of the trail, bathrooms and cafeteria break

10:25 a.m. –  Beach and ocean time. Enjoy the warm turquoise waters of this amazing tropical realm.

11:10 a.m. –  Start to walk out of the National Park.

12:00 n.     –  Exit the Manuel Antonio National Park


Note: All hours are approximate

All our tour guides are certified by the I.C.T. (Costa Rican Tourism Board), they are experienced naturalists and with a genuine fascination for tropical nature. They all are updating their knowledge continuously as the biological information changes sometimes by the minute.

They also carry first-class optical gear that will help you enjoy in the fantastic details of the species upon the canopy of the rainforest.

And even more important they will give you a learning fun experience that will remain with you and your party forever.


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What to wear

  • Closed shoes and sandals or flip flops.
  • Breathing fabrics and fresh clothes.
  • No jeans recommended
  • Swimsuit
  • Hat or cap

What to bring

  • Camera and large memory cards
  • Binoculars
  • Sunscreen
  • Repellent
  • Dry Towel

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