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wildlife spotting

See Released Macaws up Close

See Released Macaws up Close

Duration:1 hour total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Sarah is extremely passionate about Macaws and the incredible nature they call home. She loves making other people as excited as she is and make them feel the thrill of seeing these magnificent creatures spread their wings to take flight and reveal their beautiful colors. Although not always the host, she is dedicated to making this experience your best in Costa Rica!
Sarah
Sarah
Sarah
Sarah

About Macaw Recovery Network

Macaw Recovery Network is a Costa Rican nonprofit committed to the conservation of endangered tropical parrots. MRN is guided by science and years of experience as it builds a future where parrot populations thrive again in the tropical forests. MRN monitors and protects wild populations, rescues and releases parrots and manages habitat with an active program of community outreach and engagement.
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Macaw Recovery Network. .

What we’ll do

The Punta Islita Wild Macaw Reserve is a must-see for anyone who wants to experience the natural wonders of the area and see truly remarkable charismatic birds. Take a tour through a dry tropical jungle on the Pacific slopes of Costa Rica’s gorgeous Nicoya Peninsula, just minutes from the beautiful Playa Islita. Visitors are welcomed with a short slideshow about Macaw Recovery Network ’s…

What else you should know

It is important to take plenty of time for driving to the location and plan to arrive a little early (5-10 mins or so)

What to bring

Hat for sun protection
Sunscreen
Additional money in case a locally made souvenir sparks your interest
Strong sandals or closed walking shoes
Camera
Mosquito spray (in rainy season)
Umbrella (in rainy season)

Where you'll be

Our visitor center is easily found by signage, 45 minutes east of Playa Samara along the coast. Upon arrival at the center, you are in a shaded building for about 20 minutes to enjoy learning about our efforts and seeing the Macaws from a viewpoint area. You will then walk down some 25 steps (100 feet) for a closer view and more information. Once photographs have been taken, people are guided back up for more information and a final wrap up.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 2 and up can attend.

More tips

It is important to take plenty of time for driving to the location and plan to arrive a little early (5-10 mins or so)
Sarah
wildlife spotting
See Released Macaws up Close
New experience
$21 per person
New experience
$21 per person