Frequently Asked QuestionsHow long is the trip from the Port of Limón to Veragua Rainforest?
It takes less than one hour each way from the Port of Limón to Veragua Rainforest. Actually, from Veragua’s aerial tram ride, you can see your ship anchored at the port on a clear day.
For what age group or physical condition is this tour ideal?
Veragua Rainforest is ideal for persons of ANY age or physical condition. Older visitors tend to be particularly intrigued with bird watching or the research and educational aspects, whereas younger visitors tend to be most enthralled by the close encounter with the waterfall, the nocturnal frog exhibit, or the aerial activities (aerial tram or canopy tour).
Are your facilities wheelchair and stroller accessible?
Yes. In fact, our facilities were designed to be accessible for wheelchairs and strollers, except for the optional (but included in the tour price) Puma Waterfall trail and platform, which has a total of 350 steps to and from the platform.
Do you offer shuttle transportation from the port?
We do not offer shuttle transportation from the port. However, we can help you coordinate with a local transport company and you can pay them directly.
What type of clothing should I wear to visit the park?
When visiting Veragua Rainforest Park, you should wear comfortable walking shoes and comfortable clothing for warm weather, plus bring a poncho or raincoat, a hat and sun-block. If you are taking The Original Canopy Tour®, bring an extra piece of clothing in case of rain. All of the rainforest trails and live exhibits at Veragua Rainforest have smooth, obstacle-free walking surfaces so hiking boots are not required.
Are children allowed to take the canopy tour?
Children 5 years and older are allowed to go on the canopy tour if accompanied by an adult, or with a signed waiver.
Is there an entrance fee charge for children under 4 years old?
Entrance to Veragua Rainforest is free for children under 4 years old.
How long is the Veragua Rainforest half-day tour?
The Veragua Rainforest half-day tour is 3 ½ hours long (5½ hours pier-to-pier).
How long is the Veragua Rainforest full-day tour?
The Veragua Rainforest full-day tour is 5 ½ hours long (7½ hours pier-to-pier).
Do the tours run at certain times?
Veragua Rainforest tours and The Original Canopy Tour® excursions start every hour on the hour, from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. The last tour begins at 3:00 pm.