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Address: Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica
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Your expectations for staying at the ranger station will determine how you experience it. And since I find it weird to review a ranger station, here is some general information... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2016
Katelyn_-Beaty
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Chicago, Illinois
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Malaga, Spain
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

The tour trip to Sirena is a complete fraud. Turists are taken to a short walk where some bored animals can be spotted in their predictable sites. The guides show you the tapir site, the sloth tree or the ants path... Then you stop for a peanut butter sandwich and some fruit. You could see the same animals for free... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

We went on a 2 day trip with Everest (Martina's place for sure can help you arrange this). He is great! He is indiginous to this area and knows it like no other. While on our trip, we have seen other guides at work and many of them were not from the region or were doing a standard route/story. Everest... More 

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4 Thank muizemans
Wales
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016

We stayed here overnight on a 2 day trip with Surcos tours. I have stayed at other similar places in Costa Rica so I thought I knew what to expect. When we were there I think the station was at its new reduced capacity of about 30 people. One of the toilets was out of action in the evening as... More 

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3 Thank alisonjane61
Leuven, Belgium
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118 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

ok, so I was not expecting much, thus was not disappointed by the conditions. You basically sleep on a tiny matrace on the floor (kind of outside, you have a roof but no walls) with a mosquito cover on top. As a girl I got a tent :P .. this is arranged by the guide (Tamandua Eco Tour), or you... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016

We didn't stay here, but visited for a long hike with a naturalist from Copa de Arbol resort in nearby Drake Bay. Wonderful hike on which we spotted many different species.

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Chicago, Illinois
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Your expectations for staying at the ranger station will determine how you experience it. And since I find it weird to review a ranger station, here is some general information about the station. I was there for two nights in a three-day hiking tour of Corcovado through Surcos Tours. The station is 16km from the Leona station in a large... More 

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10 Thank Katelyn_-Beaty
Canada
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29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

The overnight in Corcovado park IS NOT WORTH it! We paid $275 US each. For four - two hour hikes in the exact same area - didn't get you further into the park - they were all around the ranger station! We met people all along the trails so the chances of seeing wildlife are NOT good! ALL trails circulate... More 

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2 Thank gotta_C_it
Berkshire, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

I don't understand people who give negative reviews for a jungle station, who seem to be expecting Michelin stars. It is basic, but way better than trying to camp out in the actual jungle. You have a raised, covered area where everyone puts their tents. There are showers and toilets, which are private, but outside, so again, be prepared. The... More 

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2 Thank Tim M
New York City, New York
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30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Ok, so (in fairness), this ranger station is in the middle of the jungle. Literally, the middle of the jungle. And if you are used to camping, it’s probably not so bad. Also, they are working on improving it – they are in the middle of adding a new kitchen and ( I believe) are going to re-do the camping... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Having walked a trail to Sirena that offers so much opportunity to see wildlife and to experience the tropical rainforest at its most beautiful it is regrettable that upon arrival at Sirena Ranger Station you are confronted with the most appalling facilities. The food is expensive and disgusting. Apparently there are two cooks who are rostered on and off. One... More 

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