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Selvatura Park

San Gerardo Cloud Forest Reserve., Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve 106-5655, Costa Rica
506 2645-5929
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Parks, Tours
Owner description: Selvatura Park is one of the best nature and adventure parks in Costa Rica with a wide variety of activities including: Canopy Tour, Treetop Walkways,... more » Owner description: Selvatura Park is one of the best nature and adventure parks in Costa Rica with a wide variety of activities including: Canopy Tour, Treetop Walkways, Butterfly Garden, Insect Exhibition, Hummingbird Garden, Reptile and Amphibian Exhibition and an excellent restaurant where you can combine activities and have the absolute best experience in the Cloud Forests of Monteverde. « less
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Portland, Oregon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

How do you feel when you've been ripped off ? The sky bridge hike is over priced and there is virtually NO value... So you walk on a trail with a few suspension bridges look down...and waste $30 Instead, go to any park and look down from a hill and you get the same effect at no cost.. Except for... More

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Portland, Texas
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73 reviews 73 reviews
27 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

There are a bunch of different things offered in the park from zip-lining to butterfly, hummingbird and reptile zoo, but we ended up doing the hanging bridges only portion. While some of the views of the canopy were nice, it really wasn't worth the $30 per person fee. You are by far better off going to one of the national... More

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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

We did the hanging bridges and Zip line in one day. We did not see too much wildlife except the tail feathers of a Quetzal and a Bell bird. The place is a bit of a tourist trap but what can you expect? Monte Verde is not that big. I recommend the Cloud Forest Biological reserve if you're looking for... More

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Fairfield, New Jersey, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

We went to Selvatura Park for zip-lining. It was very affordable. The guides we helpful and the scenery was amazing.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

We spent the entire day here. Hanging bridges, lunch, Canopy Zip line and the beautiful butterfly garden. Birds and animals. This experience was what we had hoped to experience on our Costa Rica tour and it certainly delivered. The food in the restaurant was excellent and the tour guide for the butterfly garden was very knowledgeable. I must also compliment... More

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San Diego, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

we went zip-lining and had a blast. the hanging bridges were ok, but never found any animals except some birds, next time well get a guide

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18 reviews 18 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

I have zip-lined before and this is way more intense. My family had alot of fun and the scenery is to die for. My biggest disappointment is that we opted not to take our camera because we paid for a helmet camera. When we got home it was horrible video quality. The views were great and I would have loved... More

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Denver, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We did the hanging bridges and zip-lining at Selvatura. It was a cloudy/rainy day, but we still had fun! If you are doing both activities in 1 day, I recommend doing the hanging bridges first. It took us about 1 1/2 hours walking along the bridges at a leisurely pace. No guide needed. Zip-lining was lots of fun with great... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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16 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Enjoyed the park, ziplining and walking. Everything was well organized. Superman was not included in my zipline package so pay extra if you would like to do it. Had lunch at the restaurant, which was extremely good. Bring your raincoat or poncho.

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San Francisco, California
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5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

At our hotel's recommendation, we booked the zip lining and butterfly garden at Selvatura park. They threw in the hummingbird garden for free. The zip lining was amazing and perfect! The scenic view from up there was absolutely breath taking. We did Ecoglide in Arenal. While that was a great experience, it was no comparison to what we experienced at... More

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