Barra Honda National Park, Nicoya

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Adventurers will enjoy navigating the limestone caverns of Barra Honda National Park. You'll hike high into the hills to find this natural wonder, so don't forget sunscreen and bring along plenty water. Don your hard hat, harness, and flashlight, and descend the ladder into the depths of the chasm to observe the striking limestone formations and bats living within. Hike to the cave on your own, or opt to bring a guide who can explain the wildlife of the area. Access to the cave requires visitors be at least 12 years of age. Plan to visit Barra Honda National Park and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Nicoya attractions using our Nicoya holiday planner.
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  • July 24, 2017
    In addition to the walk that is beautiful to walk through the forest of Guanacaste. It will reach a viewpoint from where is the village of Barra Honda, hence there is goes to the cave velvet down to see stalactites and stalagmites. I recommend it
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  • July 11, 2017
    A national park with an intense activity. Down to the uff caves. You have to be adventurous, have good physical condition and very looking forward to.
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  • April 15, 2017
    Pros- interesting cave experience, unlike any in the US (Luray Caverns, Meramac). After the ladder descent, there are basically no lights, no paths, no safety equipment. You just climb down through th...  more »

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