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“So much birds to see”

Arenal Natura Ecological Park
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$39.00*
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Afternoon Tour to Arenal Observatory Lodge and Natural Hot Springs River
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: At Arenal Natura Ecological Park you will experience the natural world in a whole new way, where beautiful frogs, birds, reptiles, and their natural habitats will have the starring role. Arenal Natura is a private Biological Station, where we are concerned at the conservation of habitats, as well as reserach and reproduction of amphibians and reptiles, many of these listed as endangered species by CITES. We are located in a section of the tropical rainforest, at the base of the Arenal Volcano, home to a large quantity of species which, with the help of our guides, will give you a new way to view and enjoy these impressive, complex worlds.
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Montreal, Canada
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“So much birds to see”
Reviewed January 11, 2013

Lots of birds to see. Best if you go in the morning when the forest is less busy. You can hear animal everywhere. Recommended for the whole family

Visited January 2013
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Ronald F, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Natura Ecological Park, responded to this review, September 17, 2015
Thank you so much!
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Southport, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Wait Until Dark”
Reviewed January 1, 2013

The exhibits or reptiles and amphibians are mostly of the nocturnaal variety. Wait as late as you can so you can view the noctural hunters when they are a bit more active. Exhibits were well done and well maintained. Alan was MOST enthusiastic about his job and his critters! He really made the tour interesting and worthwhile.

Visited January 2013
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Ronald F, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Natura Ecological Park, responded to this review, September 17, 2015
So happy to hear that!!
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“The tour was interesting and Hector was excellent!”
Reviewed December 19, 2012 via mobile

The tour was very interesting with information on leaf cutter ants, crocodiles, kaymans, snakes and frogs ending with the red-eyed tree frog which if u haven't seen before has incredible colours. Our guide was Hector who excellent. He was very passionate about what they are doing there and could answer any question you could ask. The tour was very interesting and I would recommend it to anyone going to Arenal.

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Ronald F, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Natura Ecological Park, responded to this review, September 17, 2015
Thanks for such a wonderful review about Arenal Natura!
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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“Well worth it!”
Reviewed December 12, 2012

I highly recommend doing this walk, the guide, Allan, is really passionate about nature and it really shines through. This is a great way to learn about Costa Rica's jungle life...I think it made my friend and I into real nature enthusiasts!

Visited October 2012
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Ronald F, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Natura Ecological Park, responded to this review, September 17, 2015
Google Translation
Pura vida, amigo!!! Muchas gracias.
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Gautier, Mississippi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Allan is awesome!”
Reviewed December 7, 2012 via mobile

Cool night nature walk! The guide, Allan, is wonderful! He made it exciting and interesting! He's very knowledgable and passionate about nature! And we saw two red eyed tree frogs mating.

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Ronald F, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arenal Natura Ecological Park, responded to this review, September 17, 2015
Great. Thanks so much for your review about Arenal Natura!
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