Arenal Natura Ecological Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos
(4.5/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web)
Meet the animals at Arenal Natura Ecological Park, an educational animal park. Set against a backdrop of Arenal volcano jutting out from the lush forest, the park introduces visitors to the country's amphibious and reptilian residents. Take a tour of the grounds and learn about the natural diversity of Costa Rica and modern efforts to protect it. Head to the frog and snake gardens to see all the colorful creatures thriving there, and learn from your guide how to identify different varieties. The crocodile and caiman lake gives you the chance to get up close to these powerful animals, with the trained and experienced guides ensuring the safety of visitors of all ages. Put Arenal Natura Ecological Park into our La Fortuna de San Carlos trip builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Overstated brochure, methinks. Many of the frogs and snakes were behind glass; the butterfly garden was under construction and seemed to have been so for a year or so; saw no birds, but these were pro...  more »
  • Very interesting visit, Miguel guide is a real passionate (in English), we can see many animals day parole (crocodiles, turtles, frogs, snakes, spider, iguana...). We learn many things on the jungle ecosystem. To do.
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  • To start off with... our last day in Costa Rica, we told my son we could do anything he wanted. His immediate request to do, for the second time, the night hike at the Ecological park. So this review ...  more »
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  • fantastic night walk, saw so many colourful frogs plus a possum, a snake and other reptiles, with a really enthusiastic guide. highly recommended!
  • Because it has very good experience and Sheryl I like very well
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  • The biggest frog of Costa Rica
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