Bird Watching Tour in Drake Bay

Enjoy a two-hour hike in Drake Bay in the morning or evening to observe the birds of the Peninsula de Osa.

Bird Watching Tour in Drake Bay

This is a two-hour activity, done at a slow pace to be able to spot as many bird species as possible. A fully equipped naturalist tour guide will be with you from the starting to the end of the tour.

The birdwatching tour in Drake Bay is a must-do activity for nature enthusiasts and bird lovers. Located in the Peninsula de Osa, the area offers an incredible opportunity to spot some of the almost 400 species of birds found in the region. From red macaws, toucans, tanagers, woodpeckers, hummingbirds, manakins, sparrows, euphonias, orioles, and many more species, the variety of birdlife in the area is wide.

The birdwatching tour can be conducted early in the morning or late in the afternoon, led by a knowledgeable naturalist tour guide. The tour takes you around town, where you will have the chance to find a lot of bird species in their natural habitat. We do it during the morning or evening, as birds are more active during these hours, ensuring you get to see the most action possible and a great variety of species.

It is important to note that a birdwatching tour requires good equipment, as some birds may be only visible from afar or may be particularly elusive. Investing in a good pair of binoculars and a camera can help you make the most of your birdwatching experience and capture memorable moments.

What makes the birdwatching tour in Drake Bay so special? Its location. The Peninsula de Osa hosts great biodiversity, with over 2.5% of the world’s biodiversity. The area hosts several ecosystems, including tropical rainforests, mangroves, and coastal habitats, which are home to an incredible variety of birds.

The birdwatching tour also provides an opportunity to learn about the local culture. The guides are typically locals who possess extensive knowledge of the area. As you explore the town and surrounding areas, you will have the chance to learn about the local community and its relationship with the natural environment.

Birdwatching also has several health benefits. Studies have shown that spending time in nature and engaging in birdwatching can have a positive impact on mental health and well-being. Being surrounded by nature, observing the beauty of the birds and their habitats, and being disconnected from technology and the stresses of everyday life can be a relaxing experience.

The birdwatching tour in Drake Bay is an activity that you can’t miss. With an incredible variety of bird species to watch and a beautiful natural environment to explore, it is an experience that is both educational and entertaining. Whether you’re an experienced birdwatcher or a beginner, the tour provides an opportunity to connect with nature, learn about the local community, and make lasting memories. So, grab your binoculars and camera, and let’s discover together the incredible birdlife of Drake Bay.

  • Fully equipped tour guide.
  • Closed-toed shoes.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Mosquito repellent.
  • Poncho (during the rainy season).
  • Long socks, if you have tall rubber boots.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Bring water for the tour.
  • Bring a dry bag to protect your electronic devices and personal belonging.

$50 per person