I have shown photos in the past of the estuary tour. There are other tours, as shown on this sign. I have done sports fishing and snorkeling, but did so from Tamarindo bay rather than from the national park.
I have mentioned the tours to watch the endangered leatherback turtles lay their eggs on Playa Grande, just across the Tamarindo Estuary from Tamarindo Beach. My wife and her brother and his wife have taken one of those tours. They are in the evening in the winter months, and the park guide led them out at night to wait for the turtles, who decided not to come ashore that night. If it had been called a beach fire fly tour, it would have been a success.
The environmental authorities oppose the development of homes near the beach at Playa Grande so that there will not be lights near the beach, as the lights confuse the turtles and interfere with their egg laying. They swim to Tamarindo all the way from the Galapagos Islands to bury their eggs in the sand.
Today is Sunday, so that means we have new photos on our Viva la Voyage travel photo site. This week we are featuring Dubrovnik, a gem on the Dalmatian coast of Croatia. Come take a look.