Wildlife of Costa Rica

Wildlife of Costa Rica

  • Keel Billed Toucan
    Keel Billed Toucan
  • Capuchin monkey
    Capuchin monkey
  • Playa Manuel Antonio beach
    Playa Manuel Antonio

22 March - 2 April 2022 (11 days)

Professor Nick Davies
(Pembroke 1970)
Professor of Behavioural Ecology, Department of Zoology
Price details  

Per person sharing, not including international flights. Single supplement £750


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Central America's Garden of Eden

Renowned for its beaches, volcanoes, and most importantly, its biodiversity, Costa Rica is a wildlife enthusiast’s dream. This is your opportunity to explore this incredible country in the company of popular Cambridge zoologist and ornithologist, Professor Nick Davies (Pembroke 1970). Together you will discover Costa Rica’s contrasting habitats, from jungle beaches and waterfalls to volcanic rainforests, encountering some of the world’s most incredible wildlife along the way.


  • Explore six different reserves, including the fascinating, but lesser-visited Tirimbina Rainforest and Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • Encounter incredible birdlife, from bright toucans, macaws and parrots to the prized resplendent quetzal
  • Go in search of some of the world’s most unusual mammals including sloths, tapirs and armadillos
  • Spot squirrel monkeys, white-faced capuchins and white-nosed coatis
  • Enjoy excursions including a ‘Sky Tram’ gondola through the treetops in the Arenal reserve and a night walk through primary rainforest at the Mistico Park Hanging Bridges
Tour operator
Temple World ATOL logo number 2903
Address: 13 The Avenue, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 2AL
Email address: alumni@templeworld.com
Telephone: +44 (0)20 8940 4114