Venado Caves, Arenal Volcano National Park

Categories: Caves, Nature & Parks
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4.7/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web
The vast system of Venado Caves in all likelihood dates back more than 15 million years. The eight chambers of the limestone cavern stretch for almost 3 km (1.8 mi), and are filled with interesting rock formations. On a guided tour, you'll see underground streams and waterfalls, as well as stalactites, stalagmites, marine fossils, bats, and frogs. Tours include a flashlight, boots, and a tasty meal, but bring a change of clothes as you will get wet while crossing the water curtains. Put Venado Caves and other La Fortuna de San Carlos attractions into our La Fortuna de San Carlos travel itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • This was the highlight of our Costa Rican adventure. We went in the caves with myself, husband and 3 boys (8,10,13). It was completely amazing. Saw scorpion spiders, crabs, bats, etc. First, wear old ...  read more »
  • These caves are very cool, and you get to really experience them in a way that you don't get to experience a lot of caves in the US -- nothing is roped off, and it can't be, because you have to crawl ...  read more »
  • We loved this tour and kept thinking about it the rest of our trip to Costa Rica. We booked through a travel agency and were planning on going to Rio Celeste but due to heavy rain that changed the wat...  read more »
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