Spectacled Caiman at Sirena Biological Station
Corcovado One Day Tour (Sirena from Drake Bay)
Explore the heart of Corcovado, the Sirena Biological Station. After an exciting boat ride you’ll arrive to “the most biodiverse place on earth” to discover some of its wonders.
- Activity Level Fairly Easy
- Group Size Small Group
This tour starts early in the morning at Drake's beach, Agujitas, where you take the boat towards Sirena. The boat ride offers amazing views of Corcovado and the Pacific Ocean. There's the possibility of encountering dolphins, turtles or even whales depending on the season (July to November).
After the 1-hour 15-minute boat transfer you will enjoy hiking the trails around the Sirena Biological Station looking for all forms of wildlife. On this tour you get to appreciate that Corcovado is home to thousands of species of plants and trees that sustain a great diversity of wildlife. Monkeys, anteaters, toucans, scarlet macaws, coatis, poison dart frogs, and snakes might appear on the way. If you are one of the lucky ones, you will have the chance to see the biggest land mammal in America, the tapir!
This tour begins and ends in Drake Bay.
Things to bring: Minimum 1-2 liters of water per person, sunscreen, insect repellent, hiking shoes (protected, comfortable and preferably waterproof), sandals, light and quick dry clothes, hat or cap, handkerchief, swimsuit, snacks, camera, binoculars (optional) and sunglasses (optional)
- Park's entrance fees
- Shared transportation: boat from Drake Bay to Sirena and back
- Local naturalist guide
- Box-lunch at Sirena
- Water (do not bring single-use-plastic items into the park as they are forbidden. You must bring your own reusable bottle of water)
- Accommodations in Drake
- Private guide (+$40 per person)
- Day 1 Sirena Biological Station
5:50 a.m. Meet at the Picolina Office to begin your tour.6:00 a.m. Boat from Drake Bay to the Sirena Biological Station.7:15 a.m. Arrival at Sirena and registration.7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Hike the trails around the station.11:30 a.m. Lunch (included).12:00-1:00 p.m. Boat from Sirena to Drake.1:30-2:30 p.m. Arrival in Drake Bay. End of tour.
This tour does not require accommodation.