Bird Watching Tour in the Osa Peninsula: A Birdwatcher’s Paradise

Experience the wonders of avian life in one of the most biodiverse areas on the planet. Costa Rica’s South Pacific is a region renowned for hosting over 350 bird species, many of which are endangered. This tour is perfect for early risers eager.

The Osa Peninsula is popular not only for its rich bird diversity but also for the dedication of its inhabitants to bird conservation, forest restoration, and the protection of ecosystems. This commitment has helped maintain the peninsula as a vital reserve for numerous bird species. As you traverse through this verdant nature, you will learn about the fascinating habits of both native and migratory birds, their diets, and how climate change has impacted various species over the years.

Among the most common birds you might encounter are the vibrant parrots, including the stunning scarlet macaws and the charming mealy parrots. You also have great chances to spot colorful parakeets, majestic hawks, exquisite trogons, and a variety of dazzling tanagers. These birds, each with their unique behaviors and songs, make the Osa Peninsula a birdwatcher’s dream come true.

Your naturalist guide will provide insights into the region’s avian ecology, highlighting the significance of ongoing conservation projects and the efforts to restore and preserve the natural habitats essential for the survival of these incredible creatures. Whether you are a seasoned birder or a curious nature enthusiast, this tour offers a deep dive into the vibrant world of Costa Rican birds, set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Osa Peninsula’s pristine rainforests.

Bird Watching locations

The Osa Peninsula is teeming with excellent bird-watching spots. Entousiast birdwatchers are encouraged to book multiple tour locations to check off as many rare birds from their list as possible. Share your bird-watching bucket list with us, and we’ll recommend the best locations tailored to your preferences, whether you’re interested in exploring lowlands, highlands, open areas, dense rainforests, or mangrove swamps.

Join us for this remarkable journey and gain a profound appreciation for the beauty and diversity of birdlife in one of Costa Rica’s most treasured natural areas.


TOUR LENGTH 4 + hours
WEAR/TAKE Sunscreen & Insect repellent
Camera & Binoculars
Water bottle
INCLUDED Naturalist guide with high quality spotting equipment
NOTES An excellent choice for travelers with their own vehicle is to bring along a guide, allowing for multiple stops to spot various bird species.

Transportation can be arranged upon request (additional fees apply).

Minimum of 2 people for this price.