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Arenal Hanging Bridges

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Address: Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
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7:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Arenal Hanging Bridges Hiking Tour
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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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Good work out (but worth it)

We took a tour with Ecoterra. To appreciate the complexity of the fauna, and to locate certain wild life (ie. Eyelash Viper sleeping under a tree trunk) it is highly recommended... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Murray M
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We took a tour with Ecoterra. To appreciate the complexity of the fauna, and to locate certain wild life (ie. Eyelash Viper sleeping under a tree trunk) it is highly recommended to use a trained guide. Two (or 2.5) hours was perfect. Lots of up and down. The bridges swing a bit, but after a few crossings you get the... More 

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges is a beautiful, easily accessible nature preserve. Well maintained paths and hanging bridges guide you through the cloud forest filled with birds and animals. Even without a guide I spotted a motmot and beautiful turquoise tail lizard. The vegetation is tropical, one has the feeling of being in a jungle,yet it is so easily accessible at... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the hanging bridges with my mom while on our 3 day excursion to La Fortuna and we had a pretty good time! We went with a guide on a tour - and thank goodness we did because we saw 2 sloths, several humming birds, a teranchula and several other animals with the scope of the guide. I'm... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a couple of peaceful hours here walking the dense, tropical (paved) pathways in the park; and walking across many hanging bridges to view lovely views below including waterfalls. It was cloudy and misty, so we couldn't see the volcano. The trails encompass several miles of walking, so you can get a good leg workout! Most of the wildlife was... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most of the bridges are 60-95 meters long, at least 100 ft. above ground in beautiful lushgreen forests and the gushing flow noise from the waterfall within this rain forest

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was great. We went with a tour, which took the entire day. They did break it up by stopping at a bakery, lunch, snack, hot springs, and dinner looking up at the volcano. We also were able to take a boat on Lake Arenal. While it was unfortunate that we could not see the entire volcano due to clouds,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so fortunate to have Minor as our guide. He spotted monkeys, sloths, snake and tarantulas and made sure each of us saw them clearly through his camera. We learned so much about Costa Rica, it's flora and fauna through his well informed descriptions. The bridges were fun and fortunately well maintained as they are long and high. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really impressed with the scale of the hanging bridges, in both height and length. Most importantly, our guide Donald was a master at finding Sloths, Birds, Tarantula's etc, and then letting us photograph them on our phones through his telescope. No one can believe I actually took these on my phone !. Recommended (with guide)

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Duxbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful park! We did self guided. Saw spider monkeys swinging in the trees, a sloth, a viper snake, a tarantula. We saw most of these things because of private tour guides we were near just coincidentally. Might have been tough to spot all of those things on our own tho. The hanging bridges are beautiful!

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Morris County, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even in the rain, this place is a must-go! Splurge for a guide - so worth it! How often can you hang in a jungle.. ??

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