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Nature Walk at Ecological Park and Butterfly Garden Danaus

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    What to Expect
    Choose from a morning or afternoon departure, and travel from your La Fortuna hotel to the Ecocentro Danaus in a provided shuttle. This small nature reserve provides a great opportunity to observe Costa Rica's famous biodiversity in an intimate and eco-friendly way. When you arrive, set off on a easy circuit trail through the secondary rain forest that is regenerating thanks to the park’s conservation efforts.

    While walking through this protected ecosystem, learn about various habitats including a wetlands bird nesting grounds, a frog reproduction area, a medicinal plant grove, and a botanical garden featuring more than 600 different plant species. Catch sight of some 40 types of winged wonders in the butterfly garden, as well as larger animals like monkeys, sloths, turtles, caimans, and agoutis that make their home in the forest.

    You can also explore Costa Rica's indigenous culture with a visit to the on-site Maleku House, which offers insight into the daily lives of a northern region tribe. After completing the loop trail, browse for souvenirs at the gift shop and enjoy a snack of fresh fruit before the return trip to your La Fortuna hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Departs from your La Fortuna hotel. Pickups from hotels that are located too far from La Fortuna town or the main road near the volcano may have extra charge.
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Bottled water
    • Snacks
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    The place is small and beautiful. Our guide Sadalia was awesome. They picked us up at the hotel and we spent about 3 hours there. It was a clam, slow walk through this animal preserve. It was a nice combination of description of plant life and animals. We saw lots of birds, a
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    This was an easy but thoroughly enjoyable walk. The guide was extremely knowledgeable and friendly, and the grounds were beautiful and plentiful. We spent only a morning there but would go back for more if we had the time.
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    Key Details
    • Ecoterra Costa Rica
    • Duration: 3h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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