Uvita Waterfall

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Uvita Waterfall
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Jen.C
16 contributions
Jan 2022
We walked here from our hotel which took around 50 minutes. The entrance was very cheap ($4 each) and gave you entrance to both the butterfly garden and the waterfalls. The butterfly garden only had a couple of different species and was very short but did enable you to get some fantastic photos up close. The waterfall trails are very well kept and is only a 5 minute walk. There is a large waterfall with a ladder to the top which allows you to slide down the falls if you’re brave enough. There is also a jumping platform further down the river, and many different swimming holes with mini falls. It was a very beautiful area where you can spend at least half a day. There is also a restaurant on site and a souvenir shop. Overall a fantastic place which is great value for money.
Written June 12, 2022
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Climber286699
8 contributions
May 2022
Not a huge waterfall, but really nice and we had fun watching the local guides assist people who wanted to "slide" down the waterfall and the few brave souls who jumped from the top!
Written June 3, 2022
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KCVBoston
Massachusetts164 contributions
Apr 2022
What a little hidden gem! We had a great time and my teenage son and husband did jump off the top of the waterfall! I saved myself for the lower platform! LOL
Written May 2, 2022
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Alexandra C
Saratoga Springs, NY30 contributions
Jan 2022
Great short hike to a fun waterfall slide. We skipped the butterfly garden but we saw blue morphos on the walk in to the falls! The slide was really fun. I'd recommend water shoes or keens to climb up the ladder to the top of the waterfall. So much fun to slide down - didn't hurt a bit other than getting some water up my nose at the bottom. I originally wanted to go to Naucaya but my family wasn't into the long hike or even the truck ride to get there, so this was a perfect fit for us.
Written January 15, 2022
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Lucia A.
12 contributions
Dec 2021
Absolutely recommendable when you stay in Uvita.
We loved to swim around and slide down the waterfall (which did not hurt AT ALL. It feels like an actual waterslide.)
The entrance fee is about 4$ pP, which also includes the entrance to a pretty mariposario, a butterfly garden.
The staff was really nice and helpful - the even let me call my landlord with their phone when I had an issue.

You can walk from the Marino Ballena Nationalpark main entrance (~1hour one way) or drive/take a cab (which will take you only about 10min).
Written January 6, 2022
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alisaww
Missoula, MT153 contributions
Dec 2021
This is very easy to get to - we stopped here on way back from Sierpe back to San Jose. Easy to find (we had a car, but could almost have walked from the main road), and inexpensive (I think about $3 per person or so). We were there in the morning, and it wasn't too crowded, but started to fill up by the time we were leaving. Take care, it's slippery! There is a bathroom and parking here.
Written December 31, 2021
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Expedition210082
South Lake Tahoe, CA8 contributions
Dec 2021
Really beautiful, easy access great place to hang out on a hot day. You can slide down the big fall or jump off a platform at the lower fall.
Written December 20, 2021
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Okanagan13
British Columbia260 contributions
Dec 2021
Uvita Waterfall (Catarata Uvita) is a favourite amongst locals and tourists. The photos say it all. The area is nicely shaded, has a couple of jumping off spots. two natural pools and a butterfly garden that reveals all the stages of a butterfly’s life. Get here early for the best spot.
Entry Fee: $2 USD per person includes access to Butterfly Garden
Amenities: Restaurant, parking, washrooms and shower available. Well maintained trail.
Written December 19, 2021
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Magnus Soegaard
6 contributions
Nov 2021
This isn't the biggest or the most beautiful waterfall in the region, but the experience of going there was great for a family with kids. The swimming options were good and there were different pools along the creek, which were optimal for swimming. The hike was easy, but it was still enjoyable. You can easily go there by car or taxi.
Written December 3, 2021
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Jeremi Guerette
4 contributions
Nov 2021
I did the sliding in the waterfall 3 times, it was a lot of fun and super easy to do! The water is just enough cold to get your body temperature down. A couple of pools to hangout at the bottom.
Written December 3, 2021
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