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About Us

Located less than one hour from the historic Caribbean town of Puerto Limón and with enchanting views of the endless mountains of the Talamanca Range, the Veragua Rainforest Eco-Adventure allows visitors to explore the natural wonders of Costa Rica’s breathtaking tropical rainforest.

Enjoy a day of discovery and adventure in the wondrous 3,400-acre Veragua Rainforest mountain reserve which National Geographic Traveler called “The Cream of the Cream of the Rainforest”. Surrounded by 100% rainforest, our private reserve borders the spectacular La Amistad International Park (“Friendship International Park”), the largest nature reserve in Central America.

Sustainability Commitment

Veragua Rainforest shares the area with the three tiny communities of Brisas de Veragua de Limon, Union of the Peje River and Rio Blanco. It is a rural area of farms and small houses tucked into green rolling hills, where the population once subsisted solely on logging, agriculture, and working on cattle ranches.

For the past 11 years, Veragua Rainforest founders have worked with local communities to improve residents’ quality of life with new jobs and provide education in environmental conservation. During the two years of park construction, Veragua hired 140 men from the local area, many of whom stayed on working at the park in maintenance and grounds keeping.

Through the Veragua Foundation for Education & Rainforest Research, Veragua Rainforest helps the schoolchildren at the local Las Brisas de Veragua Elementary School and La Union de Rio Peje Elementary School with school supplies and school improvements and maintenance.

Our attractions

The park has a cable car where the visitor will feel in all its splendor The beauty of the primary forest in a unique journey, next to the crowns of huge trees over 300 years old.

Experience the ride on different cables suspended in the Veragua Rainforest, live it in the most exciting canopy in the Caribbean: The award-winning Original Canopy Tour!

Within the expedition to the park, it is possible to know the scenic beauty of the Puma Falls.

Visit our first class restaurant, specialized in typical Costa Rican food, with exquisite Caribbean dishes.

On our different trails you can walk or bike and exercise, or simply enjoy the peace of the rainforest.

You can buy different items such as 100% Costa Rican coffee, typical items and others.

Observe the different species of reptiles in the rainforest for sure.

Learn about forest insects and their importance in the ecosystem.

Discover what life is like for nocturnal frogs in a quiet and safe environment.

In Veragua there are different viewpoints where you can take pictures of the flora and fauna of the rain forest.

Learn a little more about butterflies, you will be able to meet different species flying near our visitors.

The Veragua Foundation, through its scientists on site, is in charge of researching and protecting the wildlife of the Veragua Rainforest. In addition to researching on topics such as climate change.

Fauna

Veragua Rainforest is a reserve and adventure park dedicated to the conservation of different species. Veragua Rainforest is home to different species of mammals, amphibians, birds, and insects.

Flora

Veragua Rainforest protects many species of flora, the projects are the result of research carried out jointly between Veragua Rainforest and the University of Costa Rica.

 These projects aim to involve naturalists and volunteers to become new researchers. It is also intended to raise environmental awareness in a community with limited access to education.

One goal of this sector is to generate interest in the scientific community, as well as to invite other researchers to participate in ongoing projects in the Park.

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