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Arenal Natura Ecological Park: Tours & Tickets

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Open Now: 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
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At Arenal Natura Ecological Park you will experience the natural world in a whole new way, where beautiful frogs, birds, reptiles, and their natural habitats will have the starring role. Arenal Natura is a private Biological Station, where we are...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
| La Fortuna, 6 km towards to Arenal Volcano, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
+506 2479 1616
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I were at the park when it first opened around 2011. Our 7 yo son came with us to Costa Rica this time so we decided to take the tour again since my son loves all the forest creatures. The park had...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Ashley B
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were driving by and decided to stop for a guided tour. We saw one Sloth! and lots of other amazing creatures including the tiny Blue Jean Frog. Our guide Raul Mena was fantastic and very knowledgeable with a great sense of humor. Highly recommend...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Marlene H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My honey and I saw this eco park on our way in to our resort at nayara springs. He suggested we do a night time tour and this was such an amazing experience that I will never forget!! We saw soooo many different species and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Katie M
Reviewed 28 August 2019

It's a beautiful place to hike with a lot of interesting things to see. A bit of a drive on some rough roads but it had great views.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank jessicabryanprice
Reviewed 3 August 2019 via mobile

This park has easy to walk trails through the jungle. Along the way are buildings which hold frogs and snakes. Since they are nocturnal the rooms are dimly lite and you use flashlights to spot the animals, which is easier than finding them in the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank mikeo186
Reviewed 30 July 2019 via mobile

Our first trip to Costa Rica. My son loves nature! He want to see all the different colorful frogs that lives in CR and all the animals he research before we plan the trip . This adventure was incredible . The tour guy Raul, engage...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Marrars
Reviewed 20 June 2019

Was fascinated with the visit. One of the coolest, most extended varieties of amphibians. Our guide Rail was awesome! Would do it again.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Shirlro
Reviewed 18 June 2019 via mobile

Me and my wife really enjoyed this tour and our guide was great, he showed us many types of frogs and snakes and we were able to spot the wild pigs great tour if you are looking to wind down in the evening. Thanks guys

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Mike A
Reviewed 5 June 2019

Excellent place to see the recovery from eruptions. Amazing the differences in temperature between undamaged vs recovering forest. Great wildlife, excellent views

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank granbrandrew
Reviewed 9 May 2019 via mobile

Went early to beat the crowds of guided tours. The park opens at 7.30 and it's 15 dollars entry per person. You get a little map of the trails on entry and we chose to do the longer route which takes you past the huge...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Laura B
25 February 2017|
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Response from Louise G | Reviewed this property |
I'd recommend the animal sanctuary, we did day and learnt and saw do much. Yes within a " zoo" situation but we saw animals and frogs that we would not otherwise had seen
16 August 2016|
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Response from Ronald F | Property representative |
Hello dear, 8 am to 4 pm in the Natura Tour Premium you can do the activity at any time, Tour for the night's is better to make reservation. If you have other question please contact us! Best regards, Steven F
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22 July 2016|
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Response from Ronald F | Property representative |
Hello dear, Currently our tours are guided only, actually in the day the Natura Premium Tour is $29 USD per person, in the Night Walk tour is $39 USD per person, if you have other question please contact us! Best regards... More
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