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Address: Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2735 5036
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Great place to rest a while if you're hiking. Hopefully you'll get to see the plane landing or taking off from the airstrip.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 August 2013
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Atlanta, Georgia
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133 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2013

take time to go to Sirena... the wildlife viewing around here is great. make sure u take a lot of bug spray and wear long sleeves

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2013

Great place to rest a while if you're hiking. Hopefully you'll get to see the plane landing or taking off from the airstrip.

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Thank James N
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2013

We booked a 3-day jungle trip and stayed for 2 nights in the Sirena ranger station. The lodge is in the middle of the jungle and you can do short hikes from here and see a lot of nature and animals. The lodge is very primitive: there is no hot water, the electricity is till 8pm, after that there is... More 

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Palmer,AK
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42 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2013

La Sirena Range Station is by far the best of Costa Rica. Our guide Kenneth Mora was awesome! My husband and I stayed a night at the station in a tent, it was hot, but so worth it. We saw tapir, monkeys, tucans (by the ranger station) an eye lash viper, many birds, ants, crocodile and got to experience Costa... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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91 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2013

Beautiful spot with plenty of beautiful 2-4 hour hikes. Walked there and back from Carate which was lovely - lots of wildlife. Pretty basic accommodations - dorms or a platform. Stayed on the platform under a bugnet - I think that was a good choice as the dorms or a full tent would have been too hot. Decent cooking facilities.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2013

This Park in the Southern Zone of Costa RIca offers the adventurer fantastic exposure to everything you want to see in a jungle. Birds, Monkeys, Snakes, Flora and Fauna is in abundance in this bio-diverse land. The hiking enthusiast will find miles of trails to explore through jungle and see sights only available to see here. With over 800 species... More 

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Island, Lk. Superior
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2013

We left Drake Bay by boat and an hour later we landed on the beach at high tide which was relatively painless. However we left at low tide which means we had to wade much further out over an uneven rock bottom that was barely visible. The breakers were very rough. I fell before I got to the boat but... More 

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San Francisco, California
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2013

Spent two nights/ three days in the dorms here. Sirena is a 60's-style research center with dorms and covered camping area smack in the middle of Corcovado. The dorms are extremely basic with no sheets (remember to bring your own!!), towels, soap, etc. Camping is probably more comfortable as it is not as hot-- but bring a mosquito net!!! Many... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2013

We stayed at Sirena for 2 nights/3 days. It was very neat experience. Hard to understand the bad reviews. We slept under the porch in a mosquito net. Didn't sleep the first night, people snoring and packing up there things at 3:00am to start their hikes out. It was great, it's part of the experience! The dorm rooms looked like... More 

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Chicago
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83 reviews
37 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2013

It is hot, nice trails, lots of animals. Rooms and bath better than I expected. You don't need a guide but would help.

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