Monkey mangrove tour

Enjoy one of the wonders of Damas, 1 hour away from Jaco and 15 minutes before Manuel Antonio National Park. The tour takes you on a boat ride (duration of the boat ride varies with the tides, from 1.5 to 2.5 hours) through a mangrove canal where animals such as white-faced monkeys, herons, different types of birds, snakes, small crocodiles and iguanas can be seen. The boat, has a naturalist guide on board describing a variety of biological relationships between many organisms in this delicate habitat. Depending on the start time (determined by the tides), your private driver can schedule a stop for lunch or drinks before or after your tour. Food or drinks are not included.

  • Duration: approximately 1 ½ -2 ½ hours of guided boat ride.
  • Days of operation: everyday. 
  • Hours of operation: the tour is scheduled around high tide, email us for details.
  • Includes: entrance fees and bilingual tour guide at the monkey tour, roundtrip private transportation.
  • Price: $140 per person for 2 people. Email us for pricing for groups of 3+ people. Also available to purchase without transportation for $50 per person. 

Important notes:

  • All animals are in the wild, this is not a zoo and they are not trained so there is no guarantee of what you will or will not see. 
  • Transportation included in the area of Jaco, Herradura and Playa Hermosa. Transportation from Punta Leona or Villa Caletas can be provided at an extra cost, email us for pricing.