SAN JOSE, Costa Rica – The Costa Rica Tourism Board, together with the National Aquarium and Los Angeles Zoo, is excited to announce the Get Going Costa Rica Family Adventure Sweepstakes that will send two lucky families of four on an all inclusive family eco-adventure to Costa Rica for six nights and seven days, the summer of 2011. Winners will be accompanied by Los Angeles Zoo and National Aquarium conservation experts to learn more about the biodiversity of Costa Rica’s rich lands, fauna, and flora, as well as gain insight on existing research being done to preserve Costa Rica natural habitat.
The Get Going Costa Rica Family Adventure Sweepstakes has already opened its first entry period with the National Aquarium and will remain open until April 8, 2011 at 5:00 pm EST. Participants can register on a weekly basis by visiting www.visitcostarica.com , the National Aquarium Facebook page, or by opting in while registering to receive weekly email reminders that will include a sweepstakes registry link. Winners from the National Aquarium sweepstakes period will be announced on www.visitcostarica.com in April 2011.
Sweepstakes winners will be flown to Costa Rica’s capital, San Jose, and begin their adventure by enjoying the sun and beach in Manuel Antonio National Park, one of Costa Rica’s top-rated coastlines. Throughout the week, the families will observe dolphins and whales in Costa Ballena, explore the wildlife and pristine beaches of Corcovado National Park, while spending time with the National Aquarium and Los Angeles Zoo conservation teams learning about the important conservation work being done to in Costa Rica.
“The National Aquarium is excited to have the opportunity to show these families parts of one of the most biologically diverse areas of the world,” commented Laura Bankey, conservation manager of the National Aquarium. “Through our exhibits and conservation initiatives, we hope to inspire people to enjoy, respect, and protect these amazing habitats. Allowing families to experience, first-hand, the rich natural resources of Costa Rica will provide a once in a life time experience that will create lasting memories and a renewed sense of stewardship to our natural world,” she added.
With the help of the National Aquarium and Los Angeles Zoo, Costa Rica can showcase their country as a family oriented, sustainable, tourism destination heaven.
For more information regarding sweepstakes, please visit: www.visitcostarica.com .