How to See Monkeys in the Wild in Costa Rica

How to See Monkeys in the Wild in Costa Rica

Tip: You don't always need a guide

There are 4 types of monkeys in Costa Rica.  These are: - Panamanian white-faced capuchin - Mantled-howler monkey - Geoffroy’s spider monkey - Central American squirrel monkey

There are a few places you will most likely see monkeys in Costa Rica these are....

-Manuel Antonio National Park - Cahuita National Park - Corcovado National Park - Palo Verde National Park ....these are all places you will most likely see monkeys

1

National Parks

Most guides are very knowledgeable and know exactly where the animals tend to hang out.  They also usually carry a large telescopic lens so you can get a close-up view.

2

Take a Guided Wildlife Tour

Another way to see monkeys is by visiting a wildlife sanctuary. These places have been set up as a way of rehabilitating wildlife that has been injured or had been taken in as pets.

3

Visit a Wildlife Sanctuary

- Don't feed monkeys - Don't try to touch them - Don't go near their babies. They will get angry and could scratch you or bite you

Just Note....

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