Botanic Garden Casa Orquidea

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After around 40 minutes by boat from Zancudo while you will enjoy the beautiful coast of Golfo Dulce passing by uninhabited beaches surrounded by pristine rainforest, we will reach the  isolated Botanic Garden (Casa Orquideas). Ron and Trudy Macallister have lived here since the 1970’s and created a  botanical garden full of colour, ful tropical trees and exotic plants … Continue reading

Dolphins discovery

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The Golfo Dulce presents 2 species of Dolphins (bottle nosed and spotted). They come in the gulf to find food and to teach the babies how to swim and hunts. As their diet is different we used to find the bottled-nosed in the coastal zones and the spotted one in the central part of the Gulf. Sometimes … Continue reading

Snorkeling Tours

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A wonderful midday in the Golfo Dulce : We will pick up you early in the morning from Zancudo and after a short trip while you may meet dolphins, our captain will stop at the first point and after a short presentation of security measures, you will jump in the water and have fun ! … Continue reading

The mangrove

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Welcome to Zancudo and the area ! You love the nature? So, you will adore a mangrove trip on the Coto river. Our captain will have he pleasure to tell you the story about this area and show you many animals and plants. We propose this tour by day and by night because the meetings … Continue reading


Let`s choose an excursion for you ! Mangrove by day or by night Wildlife sanctuary Botanic garden Snorkeling Tours Dolphin discovery Whales watching (august, september, october) Golfo Dulce Tour Bird watching Corcovado Park

Wildlife Sanctuary

At 45 minutes from Playa Zancudo by boat, you will arrive to this beautiful wildlife sanctuary.

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Enjoy this tour and help this beautiful project : Our Goals Fundacion Santuario Silvestre de Osa is a local enterprise wholly committed to providing wildlife rescue and rehabilitation for orphaned, injured and displaced animals indigenous to the southern zone of Costa Rica. Working with the local community, local businesses and government, we provide the best care possible for the animals in our care. We also strive to be an active and valuable member of our local community. You want to know more :

The wildlife accept children above 7 years old.

You will have to leave in the boat all yours bags and jewels because of the monkeys but you will keep your camera!

What to bring : repellent, solar protector, water, camera.

Welcome to Zancudo

Hello !

We are pleased to present you all the activities you can do in the area

  • Taxi boat (zancudo, Golfito, Puerto Gimenez, Pavones)
  • Tours (snorkeling, dolphin discovery, whales discovery, mangrove, …)
  • Sports (waterski, surf, zumba fitness, private fitness coaching,…)
  • Have fun (banana boat, horse ridding, canopy, kayak,…)

Have fun in Zancudo !