Tour and Panama Cruise with CruiseWest
Inbioparque near the Marriott Courtyard
Hotel - Text and Photos byJack
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This is a 20-acre theme park run by the National Biodiversity Institute
(INBio). It features three native ecosystems: tropical moist, tropical
dry, and Central Valley native forests. Bilingual guides take you
on a two-hour tour. Benches, natural shade and a restaurant offering
local cuisine to add to the excursion.
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CenRut Location map of Inbioparque
in the town of Tibas.
Beautiful Blue Heron.
A collection of turtles.
Guide Jorge Monge directs us into the main
Poisonous tree frogs.
Costa Rica's red-eyed frog.
Shots from the aquarium. The gars are "fossil"
fish still living today.
Rita examines a strange plant with the
texture of -cheese!
A little "junkyard bio-art".
Boarding our tour bus for the next five
days. William, our trusty driver, rushes back for the "step".