Where can you do a tour in Costa Rica to see Frogs in their natural habitat?

There are few places in the country specialized in wild frog watching. Here are the best places to go and learn about this beautiful critters while you see them in the wild.

ARENAL OASIS FROG SANCTUARY $50

Manuel Antonio Jungle Night Tour $57

ARENAL OASIS FROG SANCTUARY

Experience Arenal´s only wild frog sanctuary, at night, when colorful tree frogs, and other rainforest wildlife, are most active and most easily observed. At least 28 frog species have made the ponds of Arenal Oasis home. The Rojas Bonilla family carefully maintains native plants of Arenal to create needed frog habitat in this private wildlife reserve of fresh water spring fed ponds within a rainforest refuge connecting the rainforests of the Arenal Volcano and El Rio Burio.
The walk continues past the frog ponds along flat trails immersed in the noisy night rainforest. The guide will point out animals hiding from you.
Support, enjoy and learn about the only wild frog sanctuary in Arenal. Tours led by trained naturalist along flat rainforest trails start at 5:45pm at Arenal Oasis Eco Lodge & Wildlife Refuge. Flashlights provided. Reservations are necessary with at least 1 hour in advance.

 

 Included in the Tour:

 - Flashlights

 - Transportation Round Trip

 - Certified Naturalist Guide

 - Entrance Fee

 - Drinks

 

What to Bring:

 - Camera

 - Closed Shoes

 - Long Pants

 - Raincoat

 - Confortable light Clothing

 - Big Smile

NOTE:

Please make your reservation at least 1 hour in advance.

This tour has transportation included from hotels near La Fortuna area. After making your reservation please call us or text us to set pick up place and pick up time.

MANUEL ANTONIO JUNGLE NIGHT TOUR
Once the sun sets in the Pacific Rainforest of Costa Rica, we start hiking and looking for exciting species of animals while the jungle takes on a totally different character, it goes from a green cathedral - like forest where beautiful shining blue morpho butterflies fly along small rivers, to a pitch- black jungle, filled with the sounds of a million insects and dozens of frogs and toads.
Is time to find, observe and photograph beautiful tree frogs, shy snakes, colorful insects, mammals and other creatures of the rainforest that only turns active at night.
This tour is available all year around with a previous reservation of at least 2 hours in advance, and starts around 5:30pm at The Jungle Night Tour location. 

 

 Included in the Tour:

 - Flashlights

 - Transportation Round Trip

 - Certified Naturalist Guide

 - Entrance Fee

 - Drinks

 

What to Bring:

 - Camera

 - Hiking Shoes

 - Insect Repellent

 - Raincoat

 - Confortable light Clothing

 - Big Smile

NOTE:

Please make your reservation at least 2 hours in advance.

This tour has transportation included from hotels near Quepos and Manuel Antonio. After making your reservation please call us or text us to set pick up place and pick up time.

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SARAPIQUI FROG´S HEAVEN $39

SARAPIQUI FROGS HEAVEN

Encounter scores of exotic Caribbean amphibians at Frogs Heaven, a tropical garden home to over 20 species of frog. Take a guided tour to illuminate your visit with interesting information on colorful species, including red-eyed tree frogs, poison dart frogs, and a host of more obscure types endemic to Costa Rican wet forest. Watch for unusual-looking species, such as the wrinkly Mexican tree frog and the translucent glass frog. Reserve at least a day ahead as the gardens may be fully booked due to popularity. Take a visit to Frogs Heaven and learn about this beautiful place.

 This tour is available all year around with previous reservation of at least 3 hours in advance, and starts at 5:30pm in Frogs Heaven garden.

 

 Included in the Tour:

 - Certified Naturalist Guide

 - Entrance Fee

 - Drinks

 

What to Bring:

 - Camera

 - Closed Shoes

 - Long Pants

 - Raincoat

 - Confortable light Clothing

 - Big Smile

NOTE:

Please make your reservation at least 3 hours in advance.

You need to arrive on your own means to Frogs Heaven in Horquetas de Sarapiqui. Where tour begins.

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SIERPE FROGS $55

SIERPE FROGS

"The only wildlife tour in Sierpe de Osa specializing in customized night expeditions and photography".
​This is an amazing way to spend the night in Sierpe! Come immerse yourself in a magical night world that many people fear to enjoy. 
At night is when nearly 70% of the animals are active, so get ready to experience the sights and sounds of night critters such as: Snakes, frogs, insects, and much more.
Get your flashlight ready and let's go frogging!
We will jump in a small boat to cross the river and then walk for 30 minutes on a gravel road to a forest trail to get to the frogging spot. This is where everything begins.
We will search for frogs near the stream where Sierpe's water tanks are so the condition of this stream is pristine; we all take care of it, since this is our town's water source.
We are not only going to look for frogs, snakes and insects, but also for glowing mushrooms, and even Kinkajous if you're lucky! 
This tour is available all year around with previous reservation of at leat 3 days before and starts at 5:30pm in Hotel La Perla del Sur, Sierpe.

 

 Included in the Tour:

 - Flashlights

 - Certified Naturalist Guide

 - Boat ride across the river

 - Drinks

 

What to Bring:

 - Camera

 - Hiking Shoes or Rubber boots

 - Long Pants

 - Raincoat

 - Confortable light Clothing

 - Dry Bag

 - Big Smile

NOTE:

Please make your reservation at least 3 days in advance.

You need to arrive on your own means to Hotel La Perla del Sur in Sierpe. Where tour begins.