Activities in Sierpe River

Activities in Sierpe River

La Perla del Sur Adventures Tour Operator Ph (+506) 2788-1082, (+506) 8825-3326, (+506) 8787-1020, Fax:(+506) 2788-1180 Sierpe, Osa Peninsula, Puntarenas. E-mail: info@laperladelsur.cr https://www.laperladelsur.cr/ We are located in Sierpe de Osa, just 15 minutes from Palmar Sur landing field and in one of the most ecological zone of the south pacific, where the presence of the Terraba-Sierpe wetland, Corcovado National Park and Caño Island Biological Reserve open us their doors to offer a great experience, in the comfort and service of our boats and professional staff onboard.

Costa Rican Sierpe Travel

SNORKELING AND DIVING TOUR; The Caño Island Biological Reserve is located 22 miles away from Osa Peninsula, northwest from Corcovado National Park. It was used by pre-columbians as a cemetery and sacred place.The Island is 110 above sea level. The volcanic rock formations provide the foundation for coral colonies, consisting of five platforms for coral reefs that are ideal for diving and snorkeling. You will be able to watch small mollusks, crustaceans and an endless incredible fish such as angel fish, clown fish, parrot fish, eels, shoals, sharks, stingrays and turtles.The surface of the Island has crystal clear waters and white sand beaches, some of which disappear during high tide. Occasionally you can swim with dolphins and turtles in this paradise.Duration: all day. From 8:00am to 4:30pm.Includes: aquatic transportation, snorkeling tour or two diving times at Caño Island, entrance to the biological station, snorkeling or diving equipment, bilingual tourist guide, lunch and drinks, fruits and tour through the mangroves.Recommendations: wear swimming suite, sun block lotion, insect repellent, drinking water, towel, special medicines (if required). MEGALITHIC SPHERES MUSEUM TOUR; Finca seis holds the unique pre-columbian museum in Costa Rica, declared as Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.In this place you will appreciate the spheres in their original alignment. It shows the way of life of the pre-columbian societies that lived in the area known as the Diquis delta (cacical societies that had their moment of glory in the period between 800 and 1500 BC).Despite its aesthetic beauty, the areas are much more than sculptural objects. The tour shows the visitor what archaeological investigations have been able to decipher so far on our pre-columbian ancestors in that region.The museum exhibits four original parts: a sphere, a statue of dowel base, a sculpture of a feline and a ceremonial grinding stone (metate). Duration: from 2 to 3 hoursIncludes: transportation, entrance to the museum, bilingual tourist guide, fruits and beveragesRecommendations: bring insects repellent, drinking water and sun block lotion. WHALE WATCHING TOUR; The warm water found at Osa Peninsula’s beaches and sea, are suitable for whales to come during the mating season and give birth to their babies.Humpback whales come from the south of the continent, and you will see them along with different species of dolphins.From January to March, the whales come from North America. Besides the dolphins and Humpback whales, you will also see the Orca (Killer whale).Duration: all day long. From 8:00am to 4:30pm. Includes: Water transportation, whale watching tour, snorkeling tour in Caño Island and entrance to the biological station, snorkeling equipment, bilingual tourist guide, lunch and beverages, fruit and tour through the mangroves.Recommendations: wear swimming suites, sun block lotion, insects repellent, drinking water, towels, special medication (if required). RIVER AND MANGROVE TOUR; The Térraba-Sierpe mangrove is one of the largest wetlands in Central America and the largest wetland of Costa Rica. It has 32,000 hectares and is highly diverse in terms of biodiversity, because it has six families of mangle.

While you know the mangrove ecosystem, its importance and benefits, in this journey, we will be able to observe some 40 different types of birds, mangrove boa snakes, cat’s eyes and corals, titi monkeys or white face monkeys, caimans, crocodiles, and Jesus Christ lizards, among other species. This mangrove is one of the largest sites of archaeological interest of the country, inhabited by indigenous people 300 years BC. This is also where the stone carved spheres are found, declared by the UNESCO as World Cultural Heritage. Duration: 3 hours or more Includes: bilingual tourist guide, beverages and fruits. You can choose between boat or Kayak. Recommendations: bring insects repellent, drinking water and sun block lotion. CORCOVADO NATIONAL PARK TOUR; National Geographic named it the most intense place in the world, biologically speaking, and it is estimated that no place in the world (that possesses a similar extension) has greater biological diversity. The Corcovado National Park is a paradisiacal site larger than 52.000 hectares, which has primary and secondary forest, beaches and spring waterfalls in tropical climate. In this park you will be able to observe more than one hundred different types of birds and other animals within their own habitat, as three-toed and two finger Sloths, coatis, tapirs, anteaters, dart frogs (Poisonous and Talamanca), white-faced monkeys, howler monkeys, and a species in danger of extinction: the howler monkey. You can choose the tour to the Park Ranger Station San Pedrillo or the tour to the Park Ranger Station Siren. The journey includes whales and dolphins search (if it is seasonal). Duration: all day long. From 8:00am to 4:30pm. Includes: water transportation, whales searching and entrances to the park ranger stations, bilingual tourist guide, lunch and beverages, fruit and trails tour. Recommendations: sun block lotion, insects repellent, rain poncho, rubber boots, shorts or long pants, cap or hat, swimming suits, drinking water, special medications (if required).