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Santa Elena Skywalk

Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5238
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Favourite of Monteverde

This is a cloud-forest extraordinaire. I didn't want to leave, even though I was soaked to the... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Innspyred2
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canada
Great canopy tour

Located close to the top of the Green Mountains it has a special cloud forest eco-system and plants... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
jenskoopmann
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London, United Kingdom
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Half way between the town of Santa Elena and the Santa Elena Preserve the Sky Walk is located: This complex use trails, suspension bridges for a more tranquil introduction to the ecology and natives of the forest canopy, constructed within the cloud forest. It allows a vision of the forest from a different perspective which starts with a walk on the ground taking you up to explore the treetops, a hardly discovered habitat, called the “canopy” with a naturalist guide. Also discover the night wildlife at our Sky Walk Night Tour.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“hanging bridges” (34 reviews)
“cloud forest” (32 reviews)
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Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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+506 2645 5238
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

This is a cloud-forest extraordinaire. I didn't want to leave, even though I was soaked to the bone. I could feel the tears of joy the moment my feet touch the ground. Again, walk slow, look around. There is so much to see, its practically...More

Thank Innspyred2
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Located close to the top of the Green Mountains it has a special cloud forest eco-system and plants get a lot of their water from the clouds. Great walks above tree level. The bridges feel save and wobble only a little bit.

Thank jenskoopmann
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Interesting walk. The long walk is not long and recommended. Start with bridge 1 and after bridge 4 do bridge 6 to go back to finish the tour with bridge 5. Nice top of the forest views.

1  Thank CHFEF
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Don't let the height or swinging motion of the suspension bridges bother you ... they are inspected often (or so they say - lol). Wear good hiking boots or sneakers, have a raincoat available, bottle of water, but most of all ... bring your camera....More

2  Thank FLworldwanderer
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Fantastic Day out. We loved the cloudforest and Monteverde in general but the skywalk gives you a perspective like no other. The canopy is beautiful and the skywalk gives you an amazing view of it and the rolling hills all around. It's an easy walk...More

1  Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Very easy trails, beautiful vistas and amazing birds and suspension bridges. A must see for birders and nature lovers.

Thank Gretchen1960
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We would do this again and again. Every visit. It was heaven- excellent. Bring an umbrella or raincoat. It's warm. Camera is a must. I wish I could be there now. Magical. Paradise. You walk in clouds and your warm and it's surreal.

1  Thank losthunter
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We did the walk in the morning (8am), before the crowds so it was just a couple of people on the bridges and trails. The views are amazing from the bridges, I would say this is a must in the region. We saw some wildlife,...More

Thank Olivia F
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This was really cool. There are a lot of hanging bridges that are really fun to walk over. We saw some Spider monkeys in the trees and some other animal called a Guatuso. It was a lot of fun. Kids would love this hike.

Thank Beckyher1541
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Loved the walk among the hanging bridges. Little shaky but a fun experience. The guide was excellent telling us all sorts of interesting facts and even spotting a sloth we would have walked right by. He was able to answer all our questions. The walk...More

Thank DNR08
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Valbarb
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Response from betasplen | Reviewed this property |
You can certainly do it on your own. That's what I did. You will mostly see pristine cloud forests from the hanging bridges and some exotic birds if you are lucky. There is really not much a guide can add to your experience... More
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