Venado Caves, Arenal Volcano National Park

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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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  • The caves were an adventure to get to but so worth it! The caves were amazing, our tour guide Victor even more so. Awesome animals and a good challenge to get through. I would recommend this to anyone...  more »
  • This was a last minute add to our itinerary in Costa Rica. We did have a challenge finding the caves because there are no signs. But the locals in the town Venado were very happy to help us. We were t...  more »
  • This was a great experience- the guest was wonderful and provided a personalized experience. Our group was only three people including my husband and I! And our guide was very helpful and knowledgeabl...  more »