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Arenal Hanging Bridges

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Address: Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
07:30 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Hanging Bridges Walking Tour in Arenal

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Nice nature walk.

While visiting the Arenal area, we wanted to visit a rain or cloud forest. Because we had older family members in our group, we couldn't do anything too adventurous. This walk... read more

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

While visiting the Arenal area, we wanted to visit a rain or cloud forest. Because we had older family members in our group, we couldn't do anything too adventurous. This walk was a good option that met the needs of our entire group (aged 20 to 79). The best part about the outing was our guide, Jaheida. She was so... More 

Thank ElainefromCalifornia
Tampa, Florida
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A bit skeptical about the time quoted to complete the walk initially, but overwhelmed by the adventure as we undertook the trail. Some of the most beautiful scenario imaginable and a great experience to share with my wonderful wife. If you are in Arenal, don't miss this spot.

Thank ThomasGreen3
Chesterfield, England
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99 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked a visit through hotel, which was more expensive than visiting independently, but personally I thought it was worth it, as the guide we had was fantastic, and we saw a lot more than we would have seen independently. The company we went with were excellent, and one has to remember you are getting not just the services of the... More 

Thank needdm
South San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We bought a package from an Adventure company located in La Fortuna including entrance, transportation, and guide. It was expensive and I knew it would be much more reasonable if we just took a taxi there, but was assured the guide was a very experienced wildlife guide. That was not the case! Michael did not have his own stand-up binoculars,... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall experience I have to give this hanging bridges walk is a 5 because the views were absolutely incredible, however do not go to expect to see animals. The only animals we saw were before entering the park and it was a group of ant eaters. We were so excited to see monkey's or some sort of action in the... More 

Thank szshkolnik
Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Day to visit the bridges...sun was out. Saw two red frogs (blue jeans dart frog); two pit vibes snakes, monkeys, birds, waterfalls and the volcanoes. The park trail is very nice, clean, well maintained. Enjoyable experience.

Thank JudyD66
Warrenton, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For a family of 4, we paid $78 (three adults and one child under 10 years). We walked slowly and scoured the forest for 2 hours and didn't see a single animal.... No frogs, no sloths, no monkeys, nothing. Total disappointment. The self-guided walk is worth more like $10 to experience the hanging bridges. But for the price we paid,... More 

Thank LadyTanis1
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Hanging Bridges was included in our tour. If you just want a (relatively) easy walk through Cloud Forest then this is something worth considering. If you want to feel that you are in virgin territory then perhaps give it a miss. To get the best from your visit I would strongly advise that you dig a bit deeper into... More 

Thank Steve L
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing tour to see the rainforest naturally and safely across the bridges. Marcos was our tour guide and he is full of knowledge about the area! We learned so much! The rafting in the afternoon made the tour the perfect combination of adventure and knowledge. A must do!

Thank Jessica C
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Incredible experience, you can see a lot of fauna in their own place! Very exciting! We can see monkeys, slots, butterflies, etcetera. Really near from hotels complex and Arenal National Parks. Posibility to make arrangements in other kind of tour via frontdesk staff.

Thank Jose C

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