Veragua Rain Forest Reserve
Opened in 2008, this brand new facility is home to a reptile house, interactive ranarium, hummingbird garden, insectarium, butterfly garden, treetop aerial tram, rushing waterfall and numerous hikes. Enthusiastic guides make the educational tours fun, and guests will likely see many species of birds, insects and other fauna while out walking. The Original Canopy Tour is also located onsite. (75 minutes northwest of downtown Puerto Viejo. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.