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Kayak in the Mangroves

Learn about the ecosystem while paddling in the Preciosa-Platanares Wildlife Refuge, an adventure and nature experience all in one.

This tour depends on the high tide, which changes on a daily basis. Be sure to ask when the tour begins on your tour date.

Group Size
Small ( 2-8 )
Activity Level
Medium No Txt
Distance Covered
2 km

All about Kayak in the Mangroves

This tour leaves from Puerto Jiménez beach and visits the Wildlife Refuge Preciosa-Platanares. In this mangrove ecosystem, you can see 6 of the 8 different species of mangrove trees we have in the country. You may also see diverse species of marine and coastal birds, as well as various reptiles like crocodiles, iguanas, and snakes.

This tour takes place during high tide, which changes on a daily basis. Be sure to ask when the tour begins on your preferred date.


What is included in this tour?
Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

  • Kayak equipment
  • Local certified guide
  • Fruits

What is not included in this tour?
Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

  • Water
  • Transportation to the departure location (20 min walk from our office)
3-hour tour
Kayak in the mangroves

06:45 a.m. Meet your guide and review kayak safety.*
07:00 a.m. Begin your maritime adventure.*
08:30 a.m. Short break at the beach to eat fruits and jump into the sea if you want.
10:00 a.m. End of tour.

* Beginning times for this tour depend on the high tide and change on a daily basis. Please ask when the tour begins for the date of your tour.

Things to Bring
  • Sunblock.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Sandals.
  • Water.
  • Swimsuit/dry clothing.
  • Towel.


  • Camera.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Binoculars.
Not Required

This tour does not require accommodation.

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