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Canopy Adventure Barva Volcano

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Address: Road to the Barva Volcano, 2 miles from San Jose de la Montana | Heredia, Costa Rica, Barva 40206, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506-2266-0782
Description: Canopy Adventure "Barva Volcano" is located only 35 min. from the...
Canopy Adventure "Barva Volcano" is located only 35 min. from the international airport and 40 min. from San Jose; on the province of Heredia at the foothills of the Barva Volcano. It was established in 1998 by a Forest Engineer on a private reserve of over 400 acres. Placed in the middle of a Cloud Forest, at about 7,000 ft above sea level, there are a total of 13 platforms and 8 cables crisscrossing a river while traveling on a protected biological corridor. Starting with easy cables and leaving the best for the end, a 600 ft. run over an amazing waterfall. Although the cables are unforgettable, the adventure is also about the forest, the guides love to share their knowledge of this unique environment with you on a nature walk that is worth the day trip by itself. Suitable for all ages, the youngest adventurer to do this ride was no more than 2 years old and the oldest one yet, 88 springs. Come fly through the cloud forest on this unforgettable adventure right in the Central Valley!!!!
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Cloud Forest Dream

Knowledgable guides, beautiful experience in the cloud forest. Loved the experience. Advice: remember to open your eyes and enjoy the scenery.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 11, 2015
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

Knowledgable guides, beautiful experience in the cloud forest. Loved the experience. Advice: remember to open your eyes and enjoy the scenery.

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Heredia, Costa Rica
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

It is an amazing place, lots of flora and fauna (cloud forest). You can mountain bike and hike or if you want you just can go through 8 different canopy lines with different speed levels. The guides are very nice, knowledgeable and funny. Canopy is for any age (above 4 years old). It is close to the city. It is... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I went to Canopy Adventure Barva Volcano while staying at Pure Vida Spa & Resort. The resort made it easy to sign-up & provided transportation. After gearing up, our group of 8 trekked it up into the forest and talked a bit about our surroundings, got a safety lesson, enjoyed watching Arturo's pups follow him around the farm, and then... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

Excellent and knowledgeable staff. We had 4 kids in our group of 8. 2 kids were under 5 years of age and the guides were very helpful even did 3 of the lines with the kids.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We really enjoyed this canopy tour! We had great guides (Rio and Geoffrey - request them!) who were very approachable, knowledgeable and funny :) The cloud forest was great and you can go for walks and mountain bike as well. I can't wait to go again!

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Port of Spain, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

The place is amazing, the people are are great and amazing themselves!! They speak fluent english and they make sure you are comfortable in every way. They are animal lovers and you will no doubt enjoy every minute of the zip lining. The views and the tour will speak for its own. I encourage everyone to go to them. Im... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

There were 8 of us and every one of us loved the tour and zipline. The staff were so happy to work with us and they were genuinely fun to have as guides. I loved that there was a mini history lesson about the area and what goals they had for the property (reforestation). It's cool that the guides knew... More 

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3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Nice people, fun zip lining about an hour from San Jose. We would definitely do it again. One of the members of our party rented a car and speaks fluent Spanish. We stopped all along the way to make sure we were going in the right direction to the right place and we were able to find it. We did... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

I loved this experience. I took my 10 year old for her birthday, it was a surprise and she was delighted. Our 6 year old was with us and she was very confident and not scared to do it. The guides are very good and explain a lot about the forest. The kids where attached like a train together with... More 

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Brainerd, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

On our last day in Costa Rica, we made arrangements with Ingrid, the owner, to do their canopy tour. They picked us up at our hotel near the San Jose Airport and within just a 30 minute drive, we were at their location. They are on the Heredia Mountain in the cloud forest. This canopy tour is so much more... More 

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