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Santa Elena Skywalk

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Address: Santa Elena, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +50626455238
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Description: Half way between the town of Santa Elena and the Santa Elena Preserve the...
Half way between the town of Santa Elena and the Santa Elena Preserve the Sky Walk is located: This complex use trails, suspension bridges for a more tranquil introduction to the ecology and natives of the forest canopy, constructed within the cloud forest. It allows a vision of the forest from a different perspective which starts with a walk on the ground taking you up to explore the treetops, a hardly discovered habitat, called the “canopy” with a naturalist guide. Also discover the night wildlife at our Sky Walk Night Tour.
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A walk in the rainforest

For anyone who has never seen a tropical rain forest up close, this is a thrilling experience, with bromeliads on every tree, waterfalls, birds, and hanging bridges with great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

It is a beautiful piece of cloud forest. If you have never seen a rain forest canopy and are unlikely to ever see it, then go. For others, $30 for a one hour walk through the rain forest is rather steep. The humming or screeching zip lines overhead keep reminding you that you are in an eco-fun park rather than... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

For anyone who has never seen a tropical rain forest up close, this is a thrilling experience, with bromeliads on every tree, waterfalls, birds, and hanging bridges with great vistas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

A wonderful walk through the rain forest with several "sky" bridges over the forest canopy. This is a beautiful way to see the wonders of nature. We did not do zip lining on this trip. Saving it for our next adventure in beautiful Costa Rica!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

very well maintained trail and bridges, it took us however only a tlittle more than an hour to do the entire tour of the 6 bridges, so I find it rather expensive for what you get.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Really amazing views, worth the price and great that you can go at your own pace just bring your rain gear!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Few places within the Monteverde area could be consider Cloud Forest. The Hanging bridges at Sky Walk are located on the Caribbean side of the Continental Divide and are a beautiful secondary cloud forest. Walking on those bridges so near the canopy allows you to view certain species of plants, such as orchids that only grow up there. Some animals... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This lush cool rainforest with wide paths is a lovely way to intake the flora and fauna of Costa Rica. You can take as much time as you need, walking along the well guided paths, there's monkeys, birds, and all sorts of plants and it really is in your own time. There's a little souvenir shop and also a canteen... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We purchased the package which included the sky walk with the guide, the sky tram and trek. Our package also included transportation to and from our hotel. We did four other hikes through various parks in Costa Rica, and this was the most lush rainforest. It was a beautiful stroll with the suspension bridges and had beautiful views of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

They provide transportation to and from Santa Elena. I thought it was a little pricey for $30 but if you take your time and go back and forth over the 8 bridges, you could spend a good 3-4 hours. The flora views were stunning and I got to see the Quetzal in the misty backdrop though it is very difficult... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

By no means is this not a beautiful area. I think to truly experience the walk and the bridges you should go with a guide to point out flor and fauna and creatures. I did this walk solo and just perused the area and took in the views. It was definitely very beautiful. However, the ticket was $24 which is... More 

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Address: Santa Elena, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +50626455238
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena

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