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Address: CR130 alajuela, costa rica, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 2442-7041/ 2430-4127
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Our guide was NOT turned away by the lady at the gate who told him that the clouds were in and there was no view...thankfully! When we got to the viewing station there were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Our guide was NOT turned away by the lady at the gate who told him that the clouds were in and there was no view...thankfully! When we got to the viewing station there were clouds but patience was rewarded by wonderful clear sights of the volcano. The sulfur smoke was blowing away but signs warn you not to be there... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

The colours of the volcano are stunning. High above the clouds is this beautiful crater. A short walk takes you to another old crater that is now a beautiful little lake. A must see when in Costa Rica.

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Charlotte, NC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I know this is supposed to be an incredible sight to see, but considering the constant clouds and rain in this rainforest, how many people actually get to see the volcano? On our visit, nothing but thick clouds with no indication a volcano was even there. Granted, it is a rainforest and you sort of expect this, but just go... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Very easy walk to the high point to see the smoke lingering from the mouth of Poas and the lake Laguna Caliente, with smell of acid gases, while the clouds were floating above it. This was very interesting view also for the little children as far as I could see from the excitement of the kids visiting there at the... More 

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New Orleans
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

lovely area, cool. Everything well marked. An educational adventure for our family of 12. I would recommend this trip especially for families with children.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

It was a beautiful, clear day. We were able to see inside the volcano, and watch fluffy, white clouds float all around us. What an adventure!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Want to get upclose and personal with an active volcano? This is the place! Go early in the morning to beat the crowds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This park, volcano and educational walk & center was fantastic. We were lucky to have a clear day. Bring a sweater as it is cool at 9000 feet. The walk through the park was educational and provided so many photographic opportunities. Worth the drive there. (which was also spectacular)

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Frenchs Forest, nsw
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

We visited many other volcanoes across the globe and this one is definitely not the most interesting one. The view points are limited, the particular weather conditions make it difficult to be at the right time to properly see it, the path to reach the view points have no particular interest. Knowing this, we would probably have spent our time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I had the misfortune of going on a day that was very cloudy, so I did not get to see the crater nor the lake. However, I did enjoy the park trails. Very good experience for those who love nature and are interesting in experiencing a cloud forest. That's where all the humidity comes from! It was a great exercise... More 

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