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Address: San Gerardo Cloud Forest Reserve, 106-5655, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506 2645-5929
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Description: Selvatura Park is one of the best nature and adventure parks in Costa Rica...
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.
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Did the zip lines and hanging bridges with friends. I'm afraid of heights so was pretty leery of what I was getting myself into, but I thoroughly enjoyed the zip lines. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Mary920
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Upstate NY
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Denver, Colorado, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

On this trip to Monteverde we went to the Selvatura Park and walked the hanging bridges. It was a very pretty place, but I thought it was too expensive for the experience. The cloud forests were beautiful, we didnt see many animals though. I would suggest going to Santa Elena Reserve as it is the same cloud forests but half... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Did the zip lines and hanging bridges with friends. I'm afraid of heights so was pretty leery of what I was getting myself into, but I thoroughly enjoyed the zip lines. The guides are more than competent and very friendly. I felt safe - which is saying a lot for me. The hanging bridges were somewhat of a disappointment. We... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We did the hanging bridges, ziplines and hummingbird garden. The zip lines were so much fun and a truly great way to see the canopy of the forest. We didn't see a great deal of wildlife but we were there in the middle of the day and I think that was why. Some of the ziplines are really long and... More 

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Great day out with Selvatura. Very professional, great value for zipline and hanging bridges. We enjoyed this more than skytram in Arenal and we loved that, so we highly recommend this operation. I even accidentally left my credit card there and they recognized us and returned it (what a relief that was)

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Swiss Alps, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

this is an overcrowded and expensive park, you cannot enjoy nature as you hear the people who do ziplining all the time. There are hundreds of tourist going to this place and you'll not enjoy your tour, I would recommend to go with a private guide or a small group somewhere else!

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Few hummingbirds; guide seemed rushed and couldn't wait to finish the tour. Disappointing ziplining.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

My ziplining experience is limited to Hawaii and Thailand, but always wanted to try it in Costa Rica because it is deemed the mecca of canopy tours. It most definitely lives up to its reputation! Even though we went on a day when the rain was pouring in and out throughout the morning, the canopy tour was operated like a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We are in our 40's and 50's and have never been adventurous.We decided Costa Rica would be the time to do it. Zip Lining in Selvaura Park was CRAZY fun! Extremely scary!! The heights and lengths of some of the cables freaked us out. I have a bad shoulder so the guides helped me along the way. Super great staff... More 

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Sarasota, FL
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We only did the butterfly/hummingbird garden and the hanging bridges which were both wonderful. The hanging bridges walk was a leisurely 2 hours, taking time to dawdle and take photos. Well maintained and yet a very natural feeling. You are in the tree tops!

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durham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Love all the hanging bridges in this park. We went to the Arenal hanging bridges before. The bridges in this park provided a great opportunity for us to walk on the top of the trees. You can touch the tree leaves. A lot of birds.

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