Sprawled along Costa Rica’s Pacific coast, you’ll find the wildlife-filled paradise of Marino Ballena National Park, so-called for the humpback whales that migrate here each year. If you’re lucky, you may even see these gentle giants breaching and playing in the water during your visit. Plenty of other marine animals can also be spotted throughout the park, including dolphins, sea turtles, and various species of fish and crustaceans. As well as its abundant marine wildlife, Marino Ballena National Park plays host to a variety of land animals, including monkeys, sloths and myriad bird species. The
park is laced with a plethora of hiking trails, allowing visitors to explore its lush rainforest and coastal areas, and spot the resident wildlife. To add to its already impressive accolades, Marino Ballena is committed to conservation and champions sustainable tourism; visitors can take part in educational programmes and witness the work done with local communities, in order to promote and protect the area’s natural resources. Whether you choose to spend your time here relaxing and taking in the wildlife or surfing on the nearby beaches, Marino Ballena National Park promises both beauty and diversity for nature lovers and adventure seekers alike.

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Marino Ballena National Park Guide

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