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Arenal Hanging Bridges

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Address: Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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$115.00*
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Class II-III Rafting and Hanging Bridges from La Fortuna
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Hanging Bridges Walking Tour in Arenal
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Arenal Hanging Bridges Hiking Tour

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Hanging on the bridges

Wish we saw more wildlife but it was gorgeous. So much fun. Not too hard. We did it without a tour and it was very easy to find your way

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Anne W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wish we saw more wildlife but it was gorgeous. So much fun. Not too hard. We did it without a tour and it was very easy to find your way

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Guided walk through stunning forest, the walk is fun and educative, a great way to learn about the forest and the local environment, such a diverse range of fauna and flora, colourful birds and tropical plant species. Great views over surrounding countryside and Volcano on a clear day. The trails and bridges are well maintained. Coffee shop and gift shop... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Never been on hanging bridges before and some were quite long. Didnt get to see any monkeys but we sure heard them!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a half day trip and was amazed with all the beauty of reptiles,bird,sloths and much more. Waterfalls and hanging bridges was scary but exhilarating. Make sure to walk with poncho and enough space on your camera for pics of nature . Victoria our guide was very knowledgable age seems to love what she does and went out her... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience-Must see it when you get to La Fortuna. It is a romantic atmosphere with a lot of nature and forests. Walking the bridges was so much fun. I never saw a hanging bridge but you have to hold on to the rails. Small waterfall.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We hired a guide and it helped a little, but I don't think it is worth the cost. We only saw some frogs and snakes. We did hear the monkeys. If you can swing it try to stay close to group that has a guide, as they will point out interesting things. The basic loop around the 16 bridges is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Arenal Hanging Bridges as a tour package with Desafio. There are no words to describe the beauty of this place! Trail is made for everyone to enjoy. Being a national park, keep in mind you are not climbing Everest! No off trails. The park is very well kept. Our guide made this trip more enjoyable by teaching... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Scheduled our trip through Nayara and our guide, Andres, was very informed of local wildlife. We experienced bats, blue jean frog, toucan, howler monkeys, waterfalls, spiders, and more. Lots of history of area and bridges were awesome.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great trip to get to know the tropical forest. 2-3 hours would probably be enough for the walk. Make sure you are OK with the hights as some of the brigdes are high and give some breathtaking views of the forest. Birds, snakes and monkeys are to be seen. The place is very well mantained. 100% recommended

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Between Arenal and Monteverde hanging bridges, these are definitely the ones not to miss. Definitely well maintained paths and bridges and easy to navigate. Breathtaking views of the forest below. The hike is not too strenuous, we were with out 10 and 12 yo boys and we all enjoyed it. One annoying thing is that they do not allow the... More 

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