Uncover Nicaragua's wild side

Nicaragua’s pristine north is home to a fantastic selection of wildlife, but the coral reefs of eastern Nicaragua are well worth a look too. Dive shipwrecks covered in coral and colourful fish, hike deep into cloud forests and mountain ridges in search of the resplendent quetzal and stay in an eco lodge perfectly situated for bird-watching.

Quetzal bird

Hiking Trails and Quetzal Tails

Search for birds of paradise in Nicaragua’s wild north. This Nature Reserve has it all: cloud forests, mountains and even the shy quetzal bird.

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Breakfast with the butterflies

As well as being famous for coffee the Matagalpa region is also home to interesting bird and insect life. Stay in the Apante Nature Reserve and have the butterflies accompany you at breakfast.

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Explore Corn Island's coral reef

Explore the underwater world of remote Corn Island, get up close and personal to sea turtles, swim with the colourful tropical fish and pick your way around shipwrecks. Afterwards you can sip a cocktail, dance to reggae and soak up the rays.

Coral Reefs of Castaway Island
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