Santa Rosa National Park and Junquillal Wildlife Refuge

Santa Rosa National Park & Junquillal Wildlife Refuge in Guanacaste are two amazing destinations where you will learn about the nature and history of Costa Rica. At Santa Rosa National Park learn about our history, the tropical dry forest, and its flora and fauna. In Junquillal relax in this beautiful bay without waves. Here is normal to see white-faced monkeys, raccoons, coatimundis, and other animals.

At Santa Rosa National Park we will take you into a review of the history of Costa Rica. The Santa Rosa National Park is the place where Costa Rican fight in a battle for their land against the Filibusters invaders commanded by William Walker in March 1856.  The remains of the battle are there as an ancient witness of the local history.

Santa Rosa National Park preserves one of the last remains of tropical dry forests in Latin America. You will admire a great variety of flora and fauna residents in the area. You could observe spiders and howler monkeys, deer, raccoons, and some other animals. 

Later will drive you to the beautiful Junquillal Natural Refuge. A pristine refuge with an excellent beach to swim and relax. Junquillal Wildlife Refuge is a beautiful place to see many birds such as brown pelicans, and frigate birds, which nest in the park. Other birds you can find are Ibis, kingfishers, egrets, eagles, cormorants, and sandpipers.

Besides these bird species, you could observe iguanas, monkeys, deer, lizards, coatimundis, and other animals can be found in Junquillal Wildlife Refuge. Here you will enjoy a beachfront BBQ Lunch.

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Rates Santa Rosa National Park Tour 

From Playas del Coco, Playa Hermosa, Ocotal, Riu Guanacaste Hotels, Secrets Papagayo, Occidental Papagayo, El Mangroove, Villas Sol
2 people4 people6+ people
$235 p.p$199 p.p$175 p.p
From Four Seasons Costa Rica, Planet Hollywood Costa Rica, Andaz Papagayo
2 people4 people66+ people
$235 p.p$199 p.p$175 p.p
From Tamarindo Beach, Flamingo, Conchal, and Potrero
2 people4 people6+ people
$250 p.p$225 p.p$200 p.p
  • Departures under request.
  • 2 people min. to operate the tour.
  • Taxes are not included.

Includes Private Transportation, bilingual guide, water, fruits, box lunch, entrances fee

What to bring: Long and short pants, swimsuit, towel, insect repellent, hat, sunblock, extra clothes, sunglasses, camera, passport or copy.

Departure: 7:00 am / Return: 4.00 pm approx.

Duration: 9 hours approx.

Santa Rosa National Park Tour Policies

  • Tours reserved less than 48 hours before departure must be paid immediately.
  • Cancelations made 72 hours before the tour are 100% refundable, and bank fees apply.
  • Cancelations between 72 – 48 hours are 50% refundable. Bank fees apply.
  • Cancelations made within 48- 24 hours or less are not refundable.
  • Non-Shows and last-minute cancellations are not refundable.
  • Change of date must be done at least 48 hours before the tour, during office hours (8 am-5 pm). Penalties apply. Subject to availability.
  • We do not accept guests under the influence of alcohol or drugs. No refund will apply.
  • Driver and Tour Guide Tips are not included.
  • If for some natural disaster, or human manifestation we have to cancel the tour, this will be rescheduled for a day of your convenience, or we will make the pertinent money refund. Guests’ safety is a priority for us.
  • We are not responsible for any luggage or personal valuables lost or damaged during the tour. Please take care of your belongings along the tour.

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