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. Arrange to visit Venado Caves and other attractions in Nuevo Arenal using our Nuevo Arenal holiday maker .
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  • We booked this last minute and are so glad we did. So much fun exploring the caves. Prepare to get really wet and dirty and to crawl through some tight spaces and do some climbing. There are other opt...  more »
  • This experience is a little bit out of one's comfort zone. Having said this, I must say that this is our best experience with the guided tour in the caves so far, and we've been to a dozen caves, incl...  more »
  • I booked this tour directly through the Venado Caves website and we drove ourselves. It took us about an hour from La Fortuna. I was hesitant to do this tour but I figured my three little boys would e...  more »

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