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Arenal Hanging Bridges

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Address: Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
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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Up Up and Away

This is your opportunity to get a bird's eye view of the beautiful rain forest canopy. The Sky Walk Hanging Bridges is a not too difficult walk that is a little more than 1.5... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is your opportunity to get a bird's eye view of the beautiful rain forest canopy. The Sky Walk Hanging Bridges is a not too difficult walk that is a little more than 1.5 miles on fairly even trails that surrounds the Arenal Volcano. We had a guide that was very informative and pointed out some interesting facts we would... More 

Thank buster7919
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife is scared of heights and managed to get through this attraction without any problems. The bridges do sway a lot but each bridge has a Marshall at the start to make sure they are not overloaded and to manage the flow of the many visitors. There are large parties of loud Americans which should be avoided at all... More 

Thank GLRoberts99
Holt, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Walking through the park with a guide was pretty cool. We would have missed a lot of things that the guide pointed out. We saw some wildlife and the bridges are really fun.

Thank jimrossman66
Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hubby and I were on a Group Tour (Caravan) an we stopped here for a several hour tour. We took the 2 mile trail and had a nature guide. Our Guide Augustine was very good. He stopped at several places, and pointed out animal sounds, birds, and even an eyelash viper snake! If we would have just walked the bridges... More 

Thank SallyLuu
Goodyear, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Our guide took the time to point out everything of interest. Some people just raced past towards the bridges – these are quite high in places and a bit shaky but are enclosed so you don't feel too scared!

Thank sou301
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was cool but it seemed so "man made." I went with my parents so I couldn't go on any strenuous hikes and I'm sure there are more natural hanging bridge areas. I wanted to feel like I was more in nature than I did. Not sure if that makes sense but I was expecting a bit more.

Thank Kristina S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Among many options there, we chose to do hanging bridges one afternoon. It was great. A lot of long and very long hanging bridges, beautiful park and wasn't crowded at all. $26 per person. We drove there ourselves. Very enjoyable, light hiking level.

Thank Olga S
West Chester, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mainor (our guide) was amazing. We appreciated his passion and knowledge. The nature preserve is beautiful and we learned so much about Costa Rica. Mainor was sure to capture each moment and have every person look through his camera lens at the vipers, tarantula, monkeys and sloth. The paths are well maintained and the bridges are a fun experience. The... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hike through the rainforest, beautiful waterfalls and stunning views. This is a definite must do while in Arenal. I have to say the end of the hike is somewhat challenging as it was a steep up hill climb. I also recommend getting a guide as they know where to find the animals.

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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