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Address: Arenal Volcano National Park 4784-1000, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 8807-4954
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Description: Experience the rainforest through an amazing hike and the incredible...
Experience the rainforest through an amazing hike and the incredible hanging bridges close to the arenal volcano, offering bird watching and natural history tours.
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Hanging Bridges Walking Tour in Arenal

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Awesome time - Go Early!

This is such a cool and fun experience. My wife and I arrived early to beat any potential crowds and it was well worth it. Tickets to the trail are $24/ea for adults. The trail... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

This is such a cool and fun experience. My wife and I arrived early to beat any potential crowds and it was well worth it. Tickets to the trail are $24/ea for adults. The trail is about two miles long and you can go as fast or slow as you'd like. We chose to not take a guide and did... More 

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Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

A fantastic effort has been made here, but you see more birds walking between the bridges and no mammals. The bridges can be fun if not frightened of heights, otherwise for wildlife choose the I river trip.

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Los Angeles, California
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79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This excursion was part of a Collette Tour. I left my group so that I could walk faster. It is crowded and the bridges are narrow so you can't pass anyone once on the bridge. Wear good walking shoes as the path is stone and when it rains, it is slippery. There are six suspension bridges. Great view of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

A nice hike through the rain forest with a chance to see beautiful birds, animals and a wonderful overhead canopy of trees. The bridges are nice and very safe with high sides so even young children can't slip and fall. Don't miss the hummingbird feeding area ourside the entrance. More than 50 species of hummingbirds dart over and around your... More 

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Clovis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

This combination of suspension and fixed bridges is a terrific experience that is not too taxing for the old folks as long as you don't panic when the hanging bridges swing slightly from side to side. The trails are well maintained.

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Ciudad Quesada, Alajuela, Costa Rica
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53 reviews 53 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

The hanging bridges are a nice hook, but for us the real attraction was the nature hike on well maintained trails. Not a difficult hike but some steep grades. Trails are paved with blocks 100%. No mud or uneven rocky areas. Handrails or ropes wherever needed. Don't miss the waterfall. It's not on the main loop so you'll need to... More 

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Cypress, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

We took a tour with Jacamar tours and the hanging bridges were amazing. They offer so much knowledge about Costa Rica and the rain forest and you see a lot of animals in there habitat. The bridges are of course a little shaky because they are suspended but we really enjoyed the tour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

To get best out of this you need quiet to attract the natural attractiions hang back and take your time we had to wait until the last bridges then got monkies galore toucans snakes

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Houston, Texas
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Why say this. Well, parts of Jurassic Park were filmed here. If you saw the movie, you'll get this after you've been to the park. More recently, After Earth with Will Smith and son (terrible movie but great scenery) was filmed here as well. There is easy access to the tropical rain forest with paved trails, six hanging anxiety-provoking suspension... More 

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Dallas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We booked a guided hike of the hanging bridges with Desafio Tours which worked out great, I'd definitely recommend them & will do another review on their tripadvisor page. If you don't do a guided hike here you could finish really quickly. Without a guide stopping to tell you about different things you'd probably walk through the entire thing pretty... More 

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