Costa Rica Pacific National Parks and Nature Reserves

Costa Rica is a home of protected rain forest wilderness and nature reserves. National parks are built to preserve these natural resources and the diverse flora and fauna. The following are the National Parks and Conservation Areas that aims to save the rainforests of Costa Rica.

Central Pacific Conservation Area (Área de Conservación Pacífico Central / ACOPAC)

The Central Pacific Conservation Area consists of terrestrial and marine parts, where you can study the tropical ecosystems, their structure, functions, and relationships. In fact, this conservation area is considered as a living laboratory. Also, you can have a very good view of the beautiful Costa Rican beaches as well as watch the monkeys at the Manuel Antonio National Park or see the colorful macaws at the Carara National Park.

Manuel Antonio National Park

Manuel Antonio National Park

Image: One of the beaches at Manuel Antonio National Park

Manuel Antonio National Park is a small biological island within an area involved in different activities such as agriculture, livestock, and significant tourism development. It is located on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica in the Aguirre county, the Province of Puntarenas, 7 kilometers southwest of the city of Quepos, i.e., 157 kilometers south of San José. Read more about Manuel Antonio National Park »

Carara National Park

Carara National Park

Image: Geonoma congesta at Carara National Park (source), photo by Scott Zona, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.

Carara National Park is a biological reserve management area, arising as the response to the domestic and regional natural resource conservation needs, a transition forest in the protected wildlife area where you can see dry and rainforest species. This protected wildlife area is considered to be a living laboratory where you can study the structure and functioning of the tropical eco-systems and the relationships between them. Read more about Carara National Park »

Rainforest Adventures Corporate Responsibility

The Rainforest Adventures park in the Pacific side of Costa Rica is very much aware of the value and importance of the operations which goes beyond the boundaries of the park. As such, we aim to continuously improve managerial and employee practices though a variety of tactics.

We commit to observe all environmental legislation applicable to the activity of our company, minimize contamination on park grounds by utilizing natural resources, evaluate the effectiveness of all environmental decisions, and make our ecological policy publicly available.

We hope that the innovative green solution of Rainforest Adventures will lend economic, environmental and social value to our company, and will not only appeal to shareholders and administrators, but to the society as a whole.