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Amazing views and wildlife if you are lucky

We went on tour with a knowledgeble guide (Jessica who was fantastic) over the Skywalk bridges. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Highlight of our stay in Monteverde

1st we walked along the hanging bridges which was a great way to start getting used to heights if... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Half way between the town of Santa Elena and the Santa Elena Preserve the Sky Walk is located: This complex use trails, suspension bridges for a more tranquil introduction to the ecology and natives of the forest canopy, constructed within the cloud...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on tour with a knowledgeble guide (Jessica who was fantastic) over the Skywalk bridges. The guides are very informative and able to spot wildlife that you may not see if you are walking by yourself. We saw plenty of birds, highlights were a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the briges and the jungle was beautiful. The guide was very knowledgeable and professional. We felt however that US$67 was a lot for what it was. We didn’t see any wildlife, apart from some bugs and a couple of birds. We liked supporting...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

1st we walked along the hanging bridges which was a great way to start getting used to heights if you're a little sketchy like me. We didn't do a guided tour because we wanted to go at our own pace, but it was very beautiful...More

Thank Dean S
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

We did a guided 2hrs tour through the park and hanging bridges. The guide was ok and showed us some flowers and a spider. But overall the tour is way overpriced for what you get. The bridges are ok but at the end just bridges,...More

Thank Christian G
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Great walk led by a local guide with knowledge of flora and fauna. Takes two hours to complete the tou via paths and suspension bridges. Starts with small suspended bridge building up to higher and longer ones at the end of the tour.

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Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Up above some trees, on a level with others, the hanging bridges give you the perfect chance to see those birds you can only hear from ground level. Stop, look, take it all in.

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Reviewed July 21, 2018

I went on this walking tour a bit concerned that it might be too rigorous for me as I am in my 70's. You just need to take it slowly. It is so worth the effort. You can take a tour but on your own...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

A well organised tour, from humming birds to the elusive Quetzal and almost face to face with the howler monkeys crossing above the walk way

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

We had a great hike through the forest to a beautiful waterfall. Hiking with our 4 year old never lasts very long but we were able to make it to the waterfall and back in about an hour (which is about the limit for her...More

1  Thank Dave R
Reviewed April 4, 2018

The skywalk isn't too far away from the town centre up a winding gravel track. There is a large, modern reception building with good facilities. Then it's an uphill path to the first of five suspension bridges which gradually increase in length. You are right...More

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19ns47
September 27, 2018|
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Response from 343samc | Reviewed this property |
You can call the hotel and ask them. We rented a car and drove. Driving in Costa Rica is not so difficult. So if you decide to book a car, do it from the airport. Get directions to your hotel.
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Lisa M
February 3, 2018|
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Response from stewcam7 | Reviewed this property |
it’s quite a hike through the woods and i don’t think a 3 year old would be up to it , as well all you wld be doing wld be watching the child an not enjoying the walk i wouldn’t
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ClevedonGal
January 7, 2018|
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Response from Andreas M | Reviewed this property |
From Punta Arenas to Monteverde is quite a distance and will take to travel. Google map says its 60 kilometers and 1.5 hours but depending on the state of the dirt road up the hill this may take 2-3 hours each way. You would... More
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