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Combine three adventurous activities in a single tour: a hike to Arental Volcano, visit to the Hanging Bridges, and exploration of La Fortuna Waterfall. This full-day tour from La Fortuna, perfect for nature lovers, includes hiking and swimming amidst Costa Rica's beautiful natural scenery. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
Spend a full day exploring Costa Rica’s notoriously active crater on this 3-in-1 Arenal combo adventure. Hike through the jungle surrounding Arenal Volcano on a series of nature trails and hanging bridges, and trek down to the base of La Fortuna Waterfall to appreciate the height and power of the cascade and swim in a natural pool. Finish with a majestic perspective as you explore the lava fields of former eruptions and look for native wildlife along the trails of Arenal Volcano National Park.
As one of Costa Rica's biggest exports, coffee plays a big role in Costa Rica's economy—and its culture, too. Learn about artisanal Costa Rican coffee from bean to cup complete with harvesting, roasting, and grinding on this tour of a family-owned coffee farm near Arenal Volcano. As a bonus, try other favorite Costa Rican crops such as chocolate and sugar cane.
Go high above the tropical Costa Rican landscape on the Sky Trek zip lines during this guided tour. Reach the top of the Arenal reserve in the Sky Tram. Then, travel through the jungle on the Sky Trek, a system of zip lines that provides a panoramic view of the Arenal volcano and lake. Together the cables total 1.7 miles (about 2.7 kilometers) in length and reach a maximum height of 660 feet (201 meters).
Soak up the beauty and biodiversity of Arenal by horseback on a ride through the family-owned nature reserve at Mistico Park. Known for its hanging bridges, the thoughtfully developed park also features a new riding trail that winds up to hilltop pastures boasting fantastic views of Arenal Volcano and Lake. The slow and natural pace of a horse allows you to appreciate the surrounding flora and look for native wildlife on this relaxed and memorable tour.
Enjoy a thrilling close encounter with Costa Rica’s wildlife on this 4-hour tour to the Mistico Hanging Bridges Park from La Fortuna, in the shadows of the Arenal Volcano. Journey to the heart of the rainforest on a 2-mile (3.2km) circuit of 15 hanging bridges and have chance to spot up to 350 species of bird, including hummingbirds, bell birds, toucans and the majestic Tucancito Esmeralda.
Make some highflying, canyon-climbing memories on this half-day, guided adventure and hike through Spider Monkey Canyon. Complete four incredible rappels down the canyon slopes and take in the epic scenery around the Arenal Volcano. Make your way through cool streams, over rock walls and across a hanging bridge and see the forest canopy from a zipline run.
Observe Costa Rica's bountiful wildlife from the hanging bridges of Mistico Park in Arenal. Trek along ground-level forest trails and suspended walkways in this private, family-owned nature reserve that’s home to a vast array of birdlife, monkeys, reptiles, and tropical plants. Learn about the area’s rich biodiversity from a naturalist guide as you explore different levels of the rain forest, from floor to canopy, and enjoy commanding views of Arenal Volcano.
The tour begins with a 20-minute drive from the hotel to the Peninsula section of the National Park, near Lake Arenal. Here we will begin a 1.5 km (1 mi) long walk along an easy trail for about an hour. Throughout the tour you can enjoy excellent views overlooking Lake Arenal and the Tilaran Volcanic Mountain Range in the observation bays that are found along the trail. At the end of the walk, we will have the opportunity to climb to the observation platform of approximately 12 meters (40 ft) high for a closer and amazing view of the volcano, and receiving a full explanation of its history, activity cycles, geological formation among other relevant data.
At the end of the trail, we will enjoy a snack of fresh fruit before taking our boat for a tour along the forested shores of Lake Arenal and islets to try to find some animals. This is the ideal place to take scenic photographs of the volcano.
Add a visit to the hot springs of your choice for an additional cost
Explore the forests of Arenal Volcano National Park on a half-day walking tour, with the option to soak away the afternoon in the park’s nearby thermal springs. Follow your guide between towering trees, and discover the devastation left by the powerful lava slides and volcanic activity. Enjoy views of Arenal volcano and the Tilarán Range, and learn about the area’s nature, wildlife, and history. Return to your hotel or visit the hot pools of your choice, where Costa Rica’s simmering geology creates a stunning natural spa.
More than just a rain forest canopy tour, this Arenal adventure includes challenging canopy activities that inspire teamwork. Cooperate with your group to complete 12 activities that test your mental agility and physical skills, all while enjoying the beauty of the Arenal area rain forest.
Break up the bumpy ride between La Fortuna and Monteverde with this transfer service that includes a ferry ride across Lake Arenal. Sail across the lake in a comfortable pontoon boat, admiring views of the volcanoes towering above the shoreline along the way, and then safely complete the journey to your Monteverde hotel in a private microbus.
Allow us to offer you during your stay near the Tenorio Volcano (Rio Celeste), a unique experience for Nature lovers visiting and showing the best landscapes of the place, while knowing their flora and fauna ecosystems.
Discover the Costa Rica Rainforest from above.
The Arenal Volcano Hanging Bridges hike offers an amazing view of the rainforest. This easy and self guided hike is wonderful for nature lovers of all ages.
Along the trails inside this private natural reserve of nearly 250 hectares of Tropical Rainforest, you might encounter leaf-cuter ants, wild boars, vipers, tarantulas, poisonous dart frogs, toucans, monkeys and sloths and other Costa Rica Wildlife.
Discover the sounds and sights of the rainforest after dark with a 4-hour night hike and dinner tour from La Fortuna, and visit a frog sanctuary in the Costa Rican countryside. Follow your guide along an easy trail, and watch for the bats, nocturnal birds and mammals that rustle through the treetops and on the forest floor. Search for red-eyed tree frogs and glass frogs in their natural habitats, then enjoy a traditional dinner prepared on a wood burning stove before returning to your hotel in La Fortuna.
We are Aventuras Arenal, a Costa Rican family company focused on giving our traveling friends a supreme “Pura Vida” experience at the Arenal Volcano Area. We’ve been creating and giving our clients lots of great memories through our tours for the past 26 years.
At Aventuras Arenal, we believe that trough tourism we can promote tolerance, sensitivity, and awareness of the importance of protecting the natural resources, culture, and environment in general.
Enjoy a sweet experience with the chocolate tour, where your will know about the history of the cacao and taste all the process to get the chocolate. At the waterfall, admiring 70 meters of a drop that transmits the power and energy of The Fortuna River.
Enjoy the tour through the beautiful tropical forest in the Mistico Park and its trails revitalizing full of nature and wildlife.
Walk through the suspension bridges and contemplate a magnificent waterfall of 18 meters of
height (60 feet) within a comfortable path with non-slip surface, without steps and live the
Unique adventure of its kind.
A full day combo tour leaving you feeling accomplished and awakened by nature! Featuring the Arenal Volcano hike, swimming in a lake created for lava rivers 525 years ago, followed by a leisurely Cerro Chato Volcano hike, a nature walk filled with all typ
• Enjoy a soft hike on your own to the base of the Arenal Volcano taking in consideration a safety distance, to be the witness of the magnificence of its almost perfect conical shape with 5479ft height.
• Your hike begins in one the trails close to the volcano, this trail will take us through the forest over recent lava flows and the area destroyed in 1968 now in the process of regeneration.
• Recommendations: light clothes, hiking shoes, sun lotion, repellent, camera, binoculars and raincoat.
Explore the rain forest of Arenal at three different speeds with a combo tour that has something for everyone. Get a good view of exotic birds and waterfalls on the Sky Walk suspended bridges, and glide up a mountain reserve on the Sky Tram gondola. There, the real fun begins as you fly back down on a thrilling Sky Trek zipline course. In between bursts of adrenaline, enjoy fantastic views over the treetops of Arenal Volcano and Lake.
You will truly appreciate the wonders of Peñas Blancas river and the surrounding rainforest as we travel down the river without a motor, this way you will enjoy the journey quietly rowing and taking photos.
You will also learn and participate in the whole production process, from the harvesting of the fruit, the fermentation, drying and grinding of the seed, to the point where you obtain a delicious chocolate -free from chemicals- and of course, you can taste the traditional drink of our ancestors and the best handmade organic chocolate from the seed to the bar considered as the "Gift of the Gods".
In our tour, you will have the best part of your visit to Costa Rica. Come and enjoy this sweet experience!
Explore a protected tropical rain forest on a half-day hanging bridges tour from La Fortuna, and hike a circuit that crosses a series of 15 bridges with extraordinary views of the jungle canopy. Watch for brilliant birds, monkeys, boars, and jewel-toned frogs as you follow your guide through the forest, and listen to the sounds of tropical birdsongs and trilling insects. Experience Costa Rica’s rich diversity and lush habitat in terrain that abuts the Arenal volcano, and discover a remarkable world hidden in thick rain forest canopy.