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“Ziplining in the clouds”
Review of Selvatura Park

Selvatura Park
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Owner description: Selvatura Park is one of the best nature and adventure parks in Costa Rica with a wide variety of activities including: Canopy Tour, Treetop Walkways, Butterfly Garden, Insect Exhibition, Hummingbird Garden, Reptile and Amphibian Exhibition and an excellent restaurant where you can combine activities and have the absolute best experience in the Cloud Forests of Monteverde.
Reviewed July 14, 2013

I would strongly advise folks to come to Monteverde to do the canopy rides rather than in Arenal/La Fortuna. This park competes with the Skytram/Skytrek folks but people here are more friendlier and do not have an attitude.

This park arranges pickup/drop off from all local hotels which is certainly good as you do not need to drive on the steep 4x4 roads going to their main entrance.

Our family went for the ziplining and bridges tour. The young guides were friendly and ensured that they cool the jumpy nerves of some folks who were zipling for the first time. The zip lines were really cool - one of them was a km long - soaring over the clouds is fun. If you are daring you need to try the Tarzan Swing as you can scream like Tarzan hanging on a rope...

Hanging bridges are fun too..

Thank vsrinivasa
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Reviewed July 12, 2013

This was a great outing for the family...lots of canopy to see and also monkeys! We had a good time with the guides as well and fortunately missed the afternoon rain storms! We had a total of 9 members go on this trip and by far the tarzan swing was a hit. The kids tried to avoid the guides by hanging upside down and flipping..but they got them back by twisting them and making them dizzy! We had an awesome time and recommend the zip line to all!

Thank Petrija J
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Reviewed July 7, 2013

We went on a private tour of the hanging bridges (with Andres Alvarado of Forest Alive - highly recommended - see separate review) and then we went on the zip lines. We had a great time. The forest is beautiful here and the trails between the bridges made a great hike by themselves and were very well maintained. The bridges were spectacular - pictures don't do them justice. We are so glad we went with Andres, or else we wouldn't have seen any animals or learned about the plants and the ecosystems (there's more than just one type here).

We had a great time on the zip lines, too. Our guides were friendly and professional. We zipped over the treetops through the mist. We even did the tarzan swing (the hardest part is taking that first step!) - it really was a lot of fun, surprisingly (as soon as I stopped screaming)!

Thank jgclark34
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Reviewed July 7, 2013

We had this great excited Zip line experience in Cloud Forest in Salvatura Park, Montverde on March 2013.
It was just speechless adventure that almost everyone have here! when you fly on top of the forest with only the wind, cloud, treetop and birds. Believe me, it will be the one of the most unforgettable moment in your life time!
I was so lucky to saw a huge red bird fly under me! What a unforgettable picture to me.
The crew members are so professional with the knowledge and they are also very caring. They are young, energize and so much fun to be with. From one platform to another, they are watch every single detail for us and make sure we are safe and have fun at the same time. I am not a brave person, but feel safe with them
We will definitely come back to them for this unforgettable experience that we never have when w travel in other country!

Thank mcv52
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Reviewed July 7, 2013

We had this great excited Zip line experience in Cloud Forest in Salvatura Park, Montverde on March 2013.
It was just speechless adventure that almost everyone have here! when you fly on top of the forest with only the wind, cloud, treetop and birds. Believe me, it will be the one of the most unforgettable moment in your life time!
I was so lucky to saw a huge red bird fly under me! What a unforgettable picture to me.
The crew members are so professional with the knowledge and they are also very caring. They are young, energize and so much fun to be with. From one platform to another, they are watch every single detail for us and make sure we are safe and have fun at the same time. I am not a brave person, but feel safe with them
We will definitely come back to them for this unforgettable experience that we never have when w travel in other country!

Thank mcv52
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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