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Arenal Volcano Horseback Riding

Arenal Volcano Horseback Riding

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Soak up the beauty and biodiversity of Arenal by horseback on a ride through the family-owned nature reserve at Mistico Park. Known for its hanging bridges, the thoughtfully developed park also features a new riding trail that winds up to hilltop pastures boasting fantastic views of Arenal Volcano and Lake. The slow and natural pace of a horse allows you to appreciate the surrounding flora and look for native wildlife on this relaxed and memorable tour.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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$55.00

La Fortuna Ecocentro Danaus Night Tour

La Fortuna Ecocentro Danaus Night Tour

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Best rainforest night tour in La Fortuna Arenal. Join our tour at 5:30pm and enjoy the nocturnal wildlife. frogs, sloths, bats, and many other wonderful creatures are seeing while you walk in our Reserve
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$43.00
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$43.00

2-in-1 Arenal Combo Tour: Hanging Bridges + La Fortuna Waterfall

2-in-1 Arenal Combo Tour: Hanging Bridges + La Fortuna Waterfall

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Enjoy an action-packed adventure in the shadows of the iconic Arenal Volcano with this great-value 2-in-1 combo tour. First, take to the treetops for a thrilling bird’s eye view of the rain forest as you walk the Arenal Hanging Bridges, then get your camera ready for a visit to the beautiful La Fortuna Waterfall. After cooling off with a swim beneath the falls, tuck into a typical Costa Rican lunch (included) before heading back to the city.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$145.00
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$145.00
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Sky Adventures Combo: Ziplines, sky walk, and Aerial Tram from La Fortuna

Sky Adventures Combo: Ziplines, sky walk, and Aerial Tram from La Fortuna

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An adventure package for a full day of experiences with incredible views that you won’t forget. You will be able to fly through the mountains at incredible speed on our ziplines; explore the tropical forest on the aerial tram; and get to discover the secrets of nature in our hanging bridges and trails guided expedition. The tour will start riding an open-air gondola from the ground to the highest point of the mountain. On the top of the mountain you will start riding down a zipline circuit that stretches across canyons, going from one mountain to another, and in between treetops, you’ll ride 8 cables that go up to 328ft in height and 2460ft. At the end of the tour the sky walk offers a more peaceful exploration of the Arenal volcano Cloud Forest on a 2.5km trail. It combines a series of suspension bridges for a one on one experience with the flora and fauna of the forest canopy. You will hike deep into these magical tropical forests to admire nature from a distinct perspective.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$197.34
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$197.34

Night walk in Rainforest - Next to the Arenal Volcano!

Night walk in Rainforest - Next to the Arenal Volcano!

We will enjoy a very educative and fascinating walk through a forest trail -specially designed for night walks- where we will gradually immerse into the nocturnal life of the woods. Ecoglide Arenal Park is surrounded by rivers, pastures, forests, mountains, gardens, and its core is formed by the lush vegetation of a type of tropical humid forest that links to the protected Arenal Volcano National Park area. We will start walking around the ponds –an oasis of life-, where we can find some amphibians such as the poison-dart frog, leopard frog, Ghost glass frog, red-eyed leaf frog, bullfrog, wet forest toad, just to mention a few. Our expert guide will teach us every detail about this marvelous ecosystem and with some luck, we may find some inhabitants of the night such as bats, spiders, butterflies, birds, basilisks, and snakes among others. Which made everything more interesting is the way these species interact with each other within the vegetation and the ponds.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$56.42
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Frog Watching Night Walk

Frog Watching Night Walk

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Live the rainforest from another perspective, 60% of its animals are active at night, come and enjoy species that you can only see when the sun goes down. Frogs, snakes, crickets, and creatures that you didn't even know they exist. Tours led by trained naturalist along flat rainforest trails start at 5:45pm at Arenal Oasis. Flashlights are provided and reservations are necessary. You need secure shoes like tennis shoes, boots or hiking (sandals are not allowed)
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.00
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Route to Rio Celeste, Tenorio Volcano National Park.

Route to Rio Celeste, Tenorio Volcano National Park.

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Learn more about the tropical forest and volcanoes of Costa Rica from LOCAL GUIDES. During the activity we have the option to visit some important points if so desired in the surroundings of the Tenorio Volcano. The activity is completely personalized, the prices vary according to the activities and more services that are desired. Pure Life !
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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Hanging Bridges-Volcano Hike and Night walk with free Hotsprings.

Hanging Bridges-Volcano Hike and Night walk with free Hotsprings.

We run small goups in order to keep high standards.Best way to enjoy La Fortuna in 5 hours with a free visit to a free hotsprigs.
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  • 5 hours
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$225.65
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$225.65

Private Hanging Bridges Nature History Walk Tour

Private Hanging Bridges Nature History Walk Tour

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Traluxu Travel is a local economy committed with our environment, well known for offering the best nature, culture, and relaxing experiences, which encourages us to share with all visitors the beauty of our country, focused on accomplishing and performing Responsible Travel practices.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$97.00
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$97.00
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Horseback Riding to Arenal volcano lava

Horseback Riding to Arenal volcano lava

Enjoy a complimentary hotel pickup and transfer from your centrally located Arenal accommodations to the starting point. Before taking the ride you will take part in a short safety briefing, given by your bilingual guide. Then, you’ll be ready for your 2-3 hours scenic horseback ride, surrounded by the Arenal rainforest, your guide will talk about the flora and the fauna of the area and teach you some history about the lava . You'll began at the base of the mountain and end, in the ancient lava of ARENAL volcano with the with the colossus in front of you. At the end of the tour you will return to your hotel in our transport vehicles
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.87
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The Best Birdwatching tour inside the Arenal Volcano

The Best Birdwatching tour inside the Arenal Volcano

La Fortuna area is a privileged location to spot birds, not only in Costa Rica but in the Americas. Due to its topography, surrounded by mountains, rivers, lakes and different kinds of forests in such a small area, turn La Fortuna and Arenal Volcano in a paradise for those who love birds. Birds are more active early in the morning and in the late afternoon, as the day cools into evening. Join us for a guided walk into our Park for an amazing display of tropical birds. You will have the opportunity to see toucans, parrots, oropendolas, wild turkeys, colorful tanagers, parakeets and many more species in their natural environment. For the more experienced birdwatcher, we can focus on those special treasures and uncommon species. We will tailor the tour for you. We will wrap up the tour by listing and discussing the birds we have seen.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$61.54
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Combo La Fortuna Waterfall and Two Volcanoes

Combo La Fortuna Waterfall and Two Volcanoes

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The tour begins at 7:30 AM— the La Fortuna Waterfall. This waterfall is representative of the Arenal area and is absolutely stunning. The 195-foot (60-m) fall creates a natural fresh-water pool, which is perfect for travelers who are up for swimming. The waterfall is surrounded by lush rainforest and is extremely scenic. It’s a good place to take photographs and appreciate the scenery.The journey continues with a visit to the Arenal Hanging Bridges. These bridges are set within one of the most important reserves in the area. The reserve has trails that run through the heart of the rainforest, as well as treetop suspension bridges. The suspension bridges extend through the forest canopy and give you the chance to see the forest from a different perspective. As you walk along the bridges, be on the lookout for birds, monkeys, and other animals.At 1:30 PM you’ll enjoy a typical lunch served by a Costa Rican family then we will take you to the hotsprings River.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$119.00
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$119.00

Peñas Blancas River Safari Float from La Fortuna

Peñas Blancas River Safari Float from La Fortuna

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Take a tranquil journey through Costa Rica's amazingly biodiverse rain forest on this half-day safari float down the Peñas Blancas River near La Fortuna. Paddle through the calm waters without a motor so you can appreciate the many sounds of the jungle and observe wildlife like sloths, turtles, birds, and monkeys without disturbing them. Travel with a professional guide, who will point out passing plant and animal species and enhance your appreciation of the incredible ecosystem.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$71.00
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$71.00
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4-Hour Night Walk in La Fortuna to Observe Nocturnal Creatures

4-Hour Night Walk in La Fortuna to Observe Nocturnal Creatures

The night walk is just the right activity for you to do if love nature and photography. Don´t miss the chance!!
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  • 2 hours
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$50.00
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$50.00

Arenal Combo Tour: Hanging Bridges+ Waterfall +Volcano Hike + Hot Springs

Arenal Combo Tour: Hanging Bridges+ Waterfall +Volcano Hike + Hot Springs

Spend a full day exploring Costa Rica’s notoriously active crater on this 3-in-1 Arenal combo adventure. Hike through the jungle surrounding Arenal Volcano on a series of nature trails and hanging bridges, and trek down to the base of La Fortuna Waterfall to appreciate the height and power of the cascade and swim in a natural pool. Finish with a majestic perspective as you explore the lava fields of former eruptions and look for native wildlife along the trails of Arenal VolcanoEcological Park - Full-day Arenal Combo tour from La Fortuna. - Experience three different Arenal adventures in a single day - Hike through the rain forest on nature trails and suspended bridges. - Climb the steps down to the base of La Fortuna Waterfall for impressive views and a swim. - Trek through lava fields and enjoy views of Arenal Lake on a hike around the base of the volcano Includes a tropical fruit snack and lunch at a local family's home Great option for those with limited time in Arenal.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$250.00
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$250.00

Arenal Volcano Hike: Best tour for Families with kids| Small Groups 8 Max

Arenal Volcano Hike: Best tour for Families with kids| Small Groups 8 Max

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Arenal is an active volcano whose perfect cone still glows red. Its last eruption in 1968 left behind a scar on the surrounding landscapes still visible today. Visit these lava fields to learn all about the history of the volcano and witness the resiliency of nature as forests return. An option to enjoy nearby geothermal hot springs rounds out this incredible experience.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$67.70
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Arenal Highlights COMBO: Hanging Bridges + Volcano Hike + La Fortuna Waterfall

Arenal Highlights COMBO: Hanging Bridges + Volcano Hike + La Fortuna Waterfall

Start your day as you hike across the 2 mile Arenal Hanging Bridges and see the jungle from high above the forest. Your naturalist guide will teach you about Costa Rican culture, history, while you experience what we like to call "nature therapy." Immerse yourself in nature while you try to spot different species of plants, animals, and birds for approx. 2.5 hrs along the way. Appreciate 15 different bridges, 6 are hanging. After, head to the Arenal Volcano Reserve. Hike through amazing forest and breath-taking lava flow. We’ll head through easy trails that skirt the base of the Arenal Volcano. You'll love our fresh, amazing meal in one of La Fortuna's secret hangout at El Salto waterfall park. Finish the day at the stunning La Fortuna Waterfall. This is sure to be a good workout as there are 500 steps to get to the down and get back up! Have an opportunity to take lots of pictures and swim in the cool waters of one of the largest and most breathtaking waterfalls in Arenal!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$155.00
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$155.00
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Hanging Bridges Nature Walk

Hanging Bridges Nature Walk

The Arenal Hanging Bridges is a beautiful, environmentally-friendly nature project located near the Arenal Volcano for walking tours. If you are wondering where to see the Costa Rica rain forest, perfect hiking and walking activity for families with young children because there is always plenty to see. This is considered one of the best nature walks in La Fortuna. There are trails and bridges that bring you as close as you ever hope to get to the birds, flowers, and the lush vegetation of this primary rain forest. The trails are designed for all ability levels and cover a total of about 2 miles. Once you are walking along, you will be able to admire the great diversity of flora and fauna typically found in the tropical rain forest and also have the opportunity to see many different birds and plant species for approx 2.5 hrs. Walk right into the forest along several stretches of hanging bridges appreciating the wildlife as you cross the 15 different bridges, 6 of them are hanging.
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  • 1 day 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.00
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$69.00
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Bird Watching Arenal Oasis

Bird Watching Arenal Oasis

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The rainforest of this area has a special altitude for bird watching, both those that live permanently and those that migrate to other areas. Arenal Oasis is also a bird sanctuary, here they live protected in a forest that provides them with food and home, it is easy to observe them in the morning dazzling with their bright colors and amazing souds. Walk a small and easy path with our specialist guide who will give you important information.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$78.00
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$78.00

Night Walk-Observation of nocturnal wildlife

Night Walk-Observation of nocturnal wildlife

We are nature lovers and really enjoy showing our nature and to teach travelers about our envirioment.
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  • 2 hours
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$35.90
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$35.90

Hike & Nature (Hanging Bridges and Fortuna Waterfall)

Hike & Nature (Hanging Bridges and Fortuna Waterfall)

This experience is designed for nature lovers. You can visit 2 of the most popular attractions in just one day and learn a bit about their natural history.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$126.00
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$126.00
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Private Arenal Volcano Lava Trails Experience

Private Arenal Volcano Lava Trails Experience

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Traluxu Travel is a local economy committed with our environment, well known for offering the best nature, culture, and relaxing experiences, which encourages us to share with all visitors the beauty of our country, focused on accomplishing and performing Responsible Travel practices.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$87.00
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$87.00
Price varies by group size

White-water Rafting 3-4 Pure Adrenaline

White-water Rafting 3-4 Pure Adrenaline

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Are you looking for the thrill of a lifetime? Enjoy with us 13 km of extreme adventure in our rafting class III & IV, where you can experience the challenging waters in the river, while paddling hard in the best rapids, take your adrenaline to the máximum, enjoy beautiful scenery, do not miss the opportunity to go where our adventure takes you.  To conclude your best challenge, enjoy a swim, tropical fruits, refreshing drinks and our famous delicious lunch. ¡No look further, keep calm and go rafting!
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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$85.00

Horseback Ride to La Fortuna Waterfall

Horseback Ride to La Fortuna Waterfall

A great way to visit the well-known “La Fortuna Waterfall” is by riding a horse through the forest and farms.Beautiful example of the Costa Rican country site will be found along the way, cattle farms and agriculture, also the chance to see some birds as oropendolas and tucans. When you’re ready to walk to the waterfall, the guide will lead you to a descending trail with about 600 steps of stairs as the canyon is quite steep. However a slow pace and a couple stops to catch some breath will take to the very base in nearly 20min. Ideal for relaxing in family !
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$101.34
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