Carara Reserve

Since 1990, Carara National Park’s popularity has grown and massive numbers of tourists visit this reserve every year. The dense tree growth makes Carara a haven for many bird species, and the park is a popular bird watching destination. In addition to Scarlet Macaws, birds found in Carara include hummingbirds, woodpeckers and motmots. Several species of water birds inhabit the park as well.

You can also find many species of reptiles, amphibians and mammals.

Carara offers an incredible variety of plant life, especially evergreen species. This reserve stands out in the dry season like a fresh, green oasis.

Carara is composed of several ecosystems such as marshland, a lagoon and gallery, primary and secondary forests.