We Recommend That You Bring:

  • Rubber boots (bring your own our purchase on farm. $20)
  • Tall socks (above half calf, like football/soccer socks)
  • Lightweight working pants and shirts
  • Sandals
  • Bathing suit
  • Umbrella
  • Notebook and pen
  • Gardening work gloves
  • Personal medical supplies
  • Flashlight or headlamp, for off-farm use (solar lamps are provided for on-farm use)
  • Beach towel (you'll be supplied with towels for showering on the farm)
  • A device to read PDF files (we have a large digital library)

Notes On Our Climate:

  • This is a tropical humid forest, where it can rain at any time. 
  • Temperatures range from a nighttime low of 24°C (75°F) to a daytime high of 32°C(90°F) 
  • Be prepared for these conditions: hot, humid, rainy and muddy, so plan to bring plenty of socks.
  • Umbrellas are essential.  Rain jackets in tropical weather can become hot and humid and are not recommend for on-farm use.
  • During times of extreme rain/humidity things can grow mold, especially leather but potentially anything, so avoid bringing items with fabrics/surfaces that can't be easily cleaned.

Optional Items to Consider Packing:

  • Binoculars
  • Boots
  • Camera
  • iPod, Mp3 players, speakers
  • Laptop
  • Musical instrument(s)
  • Rain coat (for travel)
  • Snorkel mask and fins
  • Water bottle(s)