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Address: Road to the Barva Volcano, 2 miles from San Jose de la Montana | Heredia, Costa Rica, Barva 40206, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2266 0782
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Canopy Adventure "Barva Volcano" is located only 35 min. from the...

Canopy Adventure "Barva Volcano" is located only 35 min. from the international airport and 40 min. from San Jose; on the province of Heredia at the foothills of the Barva Volcano. It was established in 1998 by a Forest Engineer on a private reserve of over 400 acres. Placed in the middle of a Cloud Forest, at about 7,000 ft above sea level, there are a total of 13 platforms and 8 cables crisscrossing a river while traveling on a protected biological corridor. Starting with easy cables and leaving the best for the end, a 600 ft. run over an amazing waterfall. Although the cables are unforgettable, the adventure is also about the forest, the guides love to share their knowledge of this unique environment with you on a nature walk that is worth the day trip by itself. Suitable for all ages, the youngest adventurer to do this ride was no more than 2 years old and the oldest one yet, 88 springs. Come fly through the cloud forest on this unforgettable adventure right in the Central Valley!!!!

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ADVENTURE WITH NATURE TOUCH

Time ago I proposed myself to make a tour by the canopies of my country. This time was Adventure Barva. My son (of 7 years) and I enjoyed the "adventure" and the exuberant green... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 17, 2016
CarlosHedez
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Time ago I proposed myself to make a tour by the canopies of my country. This time was Adventure Barva. My son (of 7 years) and I enjoyed the "adventure" and the exuberant green nature of the area, up in the trees. This canopy is good for children because they can go alone due that the zip line has its... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2016

We were searching an activty for half day plan near the central valley and luckily found Canopy Adventure. The four of us really enjoy it. It can be chilly, since it is cloudy forest, so hoodies prooved handy. The guides (team of 2 per group) was very friendly and funny (good to deal with the excitment rush!! or was it... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2016

My husband and I bought this trip from Britt's website: combination of adventure and coffee tour. These two tours are completely different kinds, both very fun-filled experience. We were picked up at our hotel and were met by the 20 year old Stewart, who spoke very good English without learning it overseas. Jackson drove us to the starting point, saying... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2016

This is a zip line in a forested area. Previously a meadow, the first area of interest is how this area has been allowed to return to undergrowth. Every member of the staff is courteous to the customers as well as to each other. They have a strong focus on safety and it is obvious throughout the adventure that each... More 

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South Bend, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2016

We chose Canopy Adventure because it was fairly close to where we were staying, and I'm glad we didn't go further. It was a fantastic experience! Our group of about 25 people included many college students and a couple of families (our youngest zip-per was 6). The guides were wonderful--very knowledgeable, professional, gracious, and lots of fun. They shared a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

This place is by far one of the best zip lining places in Costa Rica. It's cloud forest and nature along with its people and professional skills are off chart. There are 8lines that increases it's level of thrill as you move on with the adventure.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2015

The tour guides are great: personable, hilarious, and they obviously know what they are doing -- and, of course, the cloud forest is beautiful. In total, there are 8 zip lines that progressively get faster and longer. Safety is very important, and they give clear lessons related to good form and what to do and not to do. I was... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2015

The tour leader and staff were excellent. They helped put a fast beating heart at ease! Beautiful canopy! Also, loved how the four legged friends came along on the trail! Highly recommend esp to a first time zip liner!

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2015

The canopy is gorgeous. The zipline is a lot of fun but very easy. This is not a 'thrill adventure' at all (Sky Trek Arenal is much more of a thrill for example). But, it is a lovely opportunity to see the forrest and learn about it and go on a canopy tour. They obviously love the forest and Costa... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

Knowledgable guides, beautiful experience in the cloud forest. Loved the experience. Advice: remember to open your eyes and enjoy the scenery.

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