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Arenal Natura Ecological Park

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| 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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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 concerned at the conservation of habitats, as well as reserach and reproduction of amphibians and reptiles, many of these listed as endangered species by CITES. We are located in a section of the tropical rainforest, at the base of the Arenal Volcano, home to a large quantity of species which, with the help of our guides, will give you a new way to view and enjoy these impressive, complex worlds.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| La Fortuna, 6 km towards to Arenal Volcano, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had a guided tour through this place. The guide was very informative. We saw lots of native flora and fauna. There are many displays of lizards, frogs,snakes and other creatures. However, the butterfly house captured my heart. It is huge with...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The town of La Fortuna is a bit lacking but the area has a lot to offer, including this private preserve. The tour included a fog exhibit where caged frogs can contribute to release programs for endangered species. The snake exhibit featured cages as well....More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Incredible hiking trails, lots of wildlife and my family even saw a Pit Viper on the trail! The views of the volcano are incredible. An afternoon storm added to the experience but we didn’t get to see too much wildlife. Family friendly park.

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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

WE SAW A SLOTH & HER BABY!! (Disclaimer: seeing sloths is very difficult and could not happen on your trip, but you have a better chance going earliest in the morning. The guides work their best to find them) The tour is not only super...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

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Reviewed 5 May 2018

I had bit of bad luck as it was raining heavily as I visited. I was actually almost alone the whole time without seeing anyone else, so it was little unreal visit. The park must be amazing during sunny day when all the animals are...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

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Laura B
25 February 2017|
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Response from KENTTRAVELLERAA | 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
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MsBlondo
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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lauriannemaheu
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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