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Sloth Watching Trail

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The sloth trail is located 600 meters from the central park of La Fortuna Costa Rica, we have an area of about 20 hectares and a trail of approximately 2 km that takes between 1 hour and a half to two hours where you can get to see from 4 to 5...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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600 East Of the Central Park, la Fortuna, Provincia de Alajuela, la Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were not disappointed - for a mere $35 per person, we saw about 6 sloths (including a mama and baby), an anteater, 2 caymans, a spectacled owl as well as other birds, poison dart frogs...I'm sure there was more that I'm forgetting. Our guide...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My girlfiend and I did a tour with Andres that was great. We had a few other people in our tour that were a little tough and he did a great job managing them and making sure everyone enjoyed the tour. We also saw roughly...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank landonbland
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our highly knowledgable guide, Daniela, knew where the sloths were and within the first 2 minutes of the tour, we saw several sloths. There were many more along the trails and she knew where to look. It would be hard to find them without her....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent place to see some sloths. A guided tour is necessary since the animals are not easy to see. Our guide was excellent and showed us many other animals he spotted around the trail allowing us to take tons of pictures. Personally found the tour...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time on this walking tour with a very knowledgeable guide. We saw quite a few sloths and many other animals.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank helharrison
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were travelling with our grandchildren (16 and 13) and we were keen to learn more about sloths. We were lucky enough to have Daniella as our guide. Her English is excellent, her general biological knowledge is impressive and she knows how to spot sloths!...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Duncan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bird watching tour is great, the staff was always attentive to your questions and they are excellent looking for wildlife life.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Levi R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend & I were leaving Fortuna to go to our next stop. As we were leaving, we saw this place as we drove by. We turned around to check it out. We were kind of short on time. We could buy a self guided...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank neiljcrump
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This 2 hour tour was the highlight of our 1 week holiday in Costa Rica! We had a fantastic guide, Michael Lopez, who showed us 8 sloths, both 2 and 3 toed, as well as a toucan, frogs and crocodiles. The sloths were awesome! I've...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CarryandBrian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eliecer was our tour guide and he had amazing eagle eyes. He spotted so many sloths that we never would have seen without his guidance. We were able to see other wildlife and he was knowledgeable of all the animals, plants and insects we saw....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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