- Canopy Zip Lines
- All-Terrain Vehicle Tour
- Beach Chairs and Umbrellas
- Surfing Lessons
- Butterfly and Reptile Gardens
- Catamaran Tours
- FARMER´S MARKET
- Jet Skis
- Mangrove Boat or Kayak Tour
- Horseback Riding
- Ocean Kayak Tour
- Birds & Crocodile Boat Tour
- Isla del Caño Tour
- Sport Fishing Tours
- Tour Diversity Packages
- Botanical Garden & Spice Tour
- White Water Rafting
- Yacht & Boat Rentals
- GAIA´s private Nature Reserve
- Manuel Antonio National Park
Butterfly and Reptile Gardens
A Wildlife Refuge serving as great example of sustainable development researching and developing nature exhibits to help reproduce local species in danger of extinction, including orchids, bromeliads, reptiles (including caimans and crocodiles), and various butterfly species.
Guides are available in English and Spanish.
AVAILABLE DEPARTURE TIMES:
This one-hour tour is available from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm daily, leaving every hour. GAIA can arrange for your transportation, please schedule with the assistance of your private Concierge or our front desk.
We recommend sunscreen, hiking shoes or sandals, long pants, insect repellent, binoculars & camera
The refuge has developed three Butterfly Botanical Gardens, an impressive Aquatic Garden, and the new reptile exhibits. The refuge is a living laboratory of nature conservancy and is an example of sustainable development, where you will see a variety of Flora and Fauna, including monkeys, agoutis, and precious tropical hardwood trees. One of the most unique animals to observe here is the titi or squirrel monkey (Siamiri oerstedii), which lives in a limited area in this region and is considered in danger of extinction. As a conservation project, the mission is the protection of the wildlife and the education of the public to better appreciate these natural resources we depend upon for our survival. The guided tours are in English or Spanish.
This one-hour tour is available from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm daily, leaving every hour. There is also an evening tour at 5:30 pm with advance reservation.
(We recommend sunscreen, hiking shoes or sandals, long pants, insect repellent, binoculars & camera)