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Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo

19 km north of San Jose, San Jose 2004, Costa Rica
506 283 5896
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Ranked #4 of 40 attractions in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Hiking Trails
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

San Jose doesn't have much to offer, but this museum is a must see. The displays were amazing and everything was in Spanish and English. Nice and quiet and cool. I really enjoyed it.

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Want a taste of environmental excellence? Wonderful scenery especially for the photo buff. Take the tours and see the volcano in action. A must see when visiting Costa Rica.

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We went on the aerial tram tour. It offers breath taking views of the rainforest. You truly get to see the diversity of the rainforest from up high and down low while in the tram. This was a wonderful experience. We saw beautiful butterflies and hummingbirds flying by us. (Wear a red shirt and the hummingbirds will think you are... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We took an aerial tram in the rainforest with a guide and received so much informative information. We also went to the butterfly garden. Did not see much wildlife but it was an interesting tour. We did see a two toed sloth.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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97 reviews 97 reviews
27 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

took a 3 in 1 tour and was very nice going through the rain forest by boat and then by aerial tram! I would recommend this for anyone wanting a day excursion to the east side.

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Boise, Idaho
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I'm not sure if the rain forest aerial tram is actually inside the park or on the edge of the park, but regardless -- it's a must-do when in this area of Costa Rica. Access is right on the road driving through the park so you can't miss it. We visited two aerial trams while in Costa Rica -- this... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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61 reviews 61 reviews
16 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Worth the trip for the Aerial Tram with guide and tour of the butterfly and frog garden. We had great weather with wonderful views. Guide was knowledgeable and made it interesting.

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Saint John, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We went on the Aerial Tram with a guide and a tour of the butterfly and frog garden. We really enjoyed the guided tour and the view. The tram ride was quite long and has a cover to aid with sunlight/ rain. I highly recommend having a guide , as they not only educate they also see some things that... More

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San Jose, C.R.
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Worth a day trip to take a look around and see what there is to see. There are some interesting things there.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

My wife and I hiked the two trails from the ranger station, a 1.6 km and a 1.0 km trail. It took us a couple hours. This area is very remote, so there is some good wildlife to be seen here. Unfortunately the ranger did not speak any English but he was a nice guy, gave us brochures, charged us... More

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