Finca Exotica’s 300+ acre biological refuge, organic gardens and location next to the world famous Corcovado National Park claimed by National Geographic as “the most biologically intense place on Earth” make this a hot spot for nature lovers to be dazzled. This area is home to over 500 species of trees, 400 species of birds, 140 species of mammals, 116 species of amphibians and reptiles, and more than 6,000 species of insects. Inside Corcovado and surrounding areas there is a good chance of spotting some of Costa Rica's shyest and most endangered inhabitants such as the Baird's Tapirs, Jaguars, Scarlet Macaws, Harpy Eagles, Red-backed squirrel monkeys and White-lipped Peccaries. You can enjoy this amazing diversity by hiking with one of the local first class guides. These guides will open your eyes and mind to the abundance of complex integrated life living here. Our goal is for you to have an experience you will remember the rest of your life.
Rise early to the chirping concert that surrounds you to take a 3 hour walk with your guide in our gardens and surrounding rain forest that holds over 300 different species of birds. After your hike a delicious breakfast will be waiting for you.
Join your guide for a 4 – 5 hour hike to discover all the beauty of the lush rainforest that surrounds us, home to 4 different species of monkeys, 160 species of mammals, and 1000’s of insects. This is a great trip for bird watchers, photographers, and nature lovers.
Join your guide on a 5–7 hour hike that will take you up the Carate River to visit the enchanted waterfalls and then traverse back along the high ridge trail introducing you to several different micro climates, virgin rainforest and spectacular views over the Pacific Ocean. This is a great trip for bird watchers, photographers, and nature lovers.
Explore the near by lagoon early in the morning or late in the evening with one of the local kayak providers to see plentiful birds, fish, and crocodiles. Don’t worry the crocodiles swim away! You can explore the waters edge for early morning bird, paddle with a string and hook in tow to catch fish, or just drift where the wind takes you as fish jump out of the water for their bug bit. This is approximately a 2 hour round trip with a 20 minute walk to the kayaks.
Take an easy step up onto the back of a spicy or tranquil horse that will take you deep into the mountains or along a remote beach on Peninsula de Osa close to Rio Piro. The local Vaquero or Cowboy will welcome you with bright eyes and a story only told by the sweet smell of a flowers, the taste of wild pepper, or the growl of a howler monkey. This is a great trip for friends and families. This horseback ride is approximately 2 hours.
Explore for 1 or 3 days the famous Corcovado National Park claimed by National Geographic as one of the most biologically diverse places on earth. These trips will take you along the coast line where the signs of civilization fade as you hike where no roads exist, crystal clear rivers flow, and wild life like monkeys, tapirs, and wild cats roam freely. Your guide will help you to uncover the hidden treasures that live under the leaves, in the trees, or in the ground. This will be an adventure you will not forget. Please see rates for prices, tour options, detail information and reservation requirements.