Arenal Natura Ecological Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos

Categories: Hiking Trails, Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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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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  • Take time for a guided walk along the paths and elevated bridges. You'll be treated to many birds, flowers, and information on the natural environment. If you're lucky you'll see sloths, monkeys, snak...  read more »
  • We really had a very nice time, we were a large group of special, English and elementary students enrolled in a science class. The Guide Jhonatan behaves excellent with us, have a good mood and manages lots of information about the species that can be seen on the tour, thank you for the good time. The facilities are very nice, well maintained and has a restaurant, with multiple dining options. Is suitable for children and people over. Highly recommended.
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  • The locals are wildlife enthusiasts and has great respect for her. Our expert guide of local species gave us a real lesson of specimens. Especially the nocturnal visit where you can meet various types of animals night owls.
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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!
  • The biggest frog of Costa Rica
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  • Because it has very good experience and Sheryl I like very well
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