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Horseback Ride to La Fortuna Waterfall in Arenal provided by Arenal Mundo Aventura

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Horseback Ride to La Fortuna Waterfall in Arenal

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Go on a horseback ride from La Fortuna to see the lush rain forest around Arenal Volcano and other natural attractions. Your guide matches you with a suitable horse, then leads a ride on a scenic trail. See Pino Blanco Waterfall and La Fortuna Waterfall, and have time for a swim in the waterfall pools. Conclude by learning about Costa Rica’s indigenous heritage at the Maleku Indian Cultural Rescue Center.
  • Access places around La Fortuna that are difficult to reach by car
  • Suitable for all levels of riding experience
  • Combine horseback riding with a dip at the waterfall
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off provided from La Fortuna
Important Information
Departure Point
Arenal Mundo Aventura Parque Ecológico Tropical, La Fortuna - Catarata Río Fortuna, Provincia de Alajuela, San Ramón, Costa Rica
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional guide
  • Horseback ride
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Use of helmet
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Minimum age is 4 years
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • A maximum of 14 people per booking
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Tracee wrote a review Nov 2020
7 contributions
My husband I are some of the first tourists since Covid. We booked this at the last minute and did not realize the hiking would be as far or as intense. However, Stefane was terrific and patient and we enjoyed every minute of it! Highly recommend! It is worth every bit of the
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Response from evelynb409, Director of Sales at Horseback Ride to La Fortuna Waterfall in Arenal
Responded 11 Nov 2020
We sincerely appreciate every comment we receive, we are glad that you enjoyed this activity and above all that you had an experience immersed in nature with us. Thank you!
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Jan J wrote a review Mar 2020
Pensacola, Florida, United States3 contributions
Absolutely fantastic.... the most competent and encouraging and well organized and safety-conscious excursions I have ever been on. I am 74 and not an athlete and I loved every moment.... exhilarating and they made me feel so safe!!!! Altho my friends thought I was crazy!.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Ruth W wrote a review Feb 2020
Edinburgh135 contributions68 helpful votes
We had not ridden horses for some years but Juan Carlos helped everyone to settle down and enjoy the trio. The horses were well trained and responsive, and the trek was taken at the pace of the less experienced riders. Juan Carlos was fun and pointed out interesting aspects of
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from Arenal Mundo Av... P, GUEST SERVICE at Horseback Ride to La Fortuna Waterfall in Arenal
Responded 13 Feb 2020
Dear friend, Thank you for visiting our park, for us it was a pleasure to have given you a great time of fun and adrenaline. we appreciate your comments We hope to see you soon Pura vida friends!!!
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Derek wrote a review Feb 2020
2 contributions
Miguel was a fantastic guide and is full of helpful info about horseback riding, the local fauna, and has a keen eye for birds and wildlife. He took great photos of our adventure and even took us out back to find the screaming Howler Monkeys! Thank you.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from Arenal Mundo Av... P, GUEST SERVICE at Horseback Ride to La Fortuna Waterfall in Arenal
Responded 13 Feb 2020
Hello friends, What an incredible experience, we are very pleased to know that you have enjoyed one of our adventurous experiences celebrating your birthday. The guides are always attentive and happy to give them the best attention and service. Thank you very much for your visit and we wait for you whenever you like. Pura Vida.
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Ritz G wrote a review Dec 2019
4 contributions
What a wonderful experience! I would highly recommend for booking! We all had an amazing time with Juan Carlos, he went above and beyond to accommodate us. The hike to the waterfall was a little rough for beginners like us but the overall experience was well worth it!
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Great experience - Traveled from USA
My wife and I had an amazing experience. Pablo and Juan were our guides and they were fantastic. The zip line tour
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This was our second time zip lining with this company and it did not disappoint! My fiancé and I brought my parents
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This place is amazing! The zip lining is absolutely breath taking. The staff was so helpful and friendly
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highlight of our vacation
This was the highlight of the trip for our family of 4. Stephanie and Marcos were so fun and kept us safe and infor
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Loved the ziplines
We loved the ziplining - the guides were great, everything was super safe and well-constructed, and we had a blast.
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Memory of a lifetime!
We did the Big AMA zip line tour and for two middle aged novices, it was such an amazing tour. Completely safe wit
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Greatest Zip Lines
The zip lines were incredible. Stephanie and Pablo were amazing. They were so knowledgeable and friendly. I forgot
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Awesome Adventure, Super Safe!
We had a wonderful morning with the AMA zip line group. Our guide, Crystal, was very knowledgable, professional an
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Safe Pandemic Adventures
Our family of five thoroughly enjoyed the seven zip lines. Stephanie and Marcos made us feel safe not only during
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Amazing zipline experience
An amazing zipline trip.. First time ever doing this and the staff were amazing. Ride up to the zipline and go... T
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Great time
We had a great time. The staff was very friendly and made sure everyone enjoyed our time. Transfers were easy and o
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This zip line has a total of 12 lines and in the middle of the rain forest. I will be upfront and did not do this
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Beautiful location and friendly staff!
Amazing staff and very scenic! The staff was friendly and helpful, they made me feel very comfortable. I did the ph
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An amazing zipline experience!
We ziplined on the Arenal Mundo Adventura - 12 amazining lines in an group of 6! Our guides were exceptional and ma
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Combo Canopy Zipline & Rafting
This has to be the most bang for your buck package we have ever done! We did this excursion for my bachelor trip a
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Key Details
  • Arenal Mundo Aventura
  • Duration: 4h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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