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Santa Elena Skywalk

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Address: Santa Elena, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2645 5238
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Half way between the town of Santa Elena and the Santa Elena Preserve the...

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.

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A very easy hike up well maintained trials and hanging bridges atop the rain forest canopy. Thrilling and beautiful. Take time to observe the plants and animals along the way... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 February 2015
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Spokane Valley, Washington
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Spokane Valley, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2015

A very easy hike up well maintained trials and hanging bridges atop the rain forest canopy. Thrilling and beautiful. Take time to observe the plants and animals along the way. Listen for the birds.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2014

Beautiful bridges and great views. It was interesting to see the top of the canopy. We completed the loop in about an hour. Good for a quick side trip if needed.

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2 Thank angela m
Northern Calif. Wine Country
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2014

There are 5 hanging bridges. Start at the bottom, shortest one and go progressively higher. End with the longest and highest, Amazing to be above the plants, birds and trees.

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1 Thank KLeroux
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2014

We had a guide for this trip and it was very worthwhile we saw a group of howler monkeys, babies included, the bridges give great views and feel very stable, so enjoyable as long as you're good with heights

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2014

Had a guide to ourselves for our Skywalk on the hanging bridges, three hour walk above the Cloud forest. Our guide, Roy was very knowledgable about the animals and flora and forna and pointing out butterflies and beetles. We asked lots of questions and he answered them all, on return to the car park we saw the resident Coati, a... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2014

Canopy trek is a wonderful experience. It defintely worths it. Be careful there are other park. Try only the one in St Elena

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Dublin, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

This attraction offers a nice variety of different ways to experience the cloud forest. There is a series of swing bridges that can be walked with or without a nature guide. We went with a guide who did a great job of describing the flora and fauna. There is also a gondola that offers great views of the country side... More 

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Chorley
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2014

Wow. This place is unbelievable. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves! We first did the SkyWalk which was educational and fun. Andre guided us around the bridges (which to be honest, were fairly terrifying). We saw lots of different birds, and it was interesting listening to information about the flora and fauna of the area. Excellent guide, very knowledgeable. We passed below... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2014

This is one tour I would highly recommend to take. Walking the trail up the cloud forest is like being in a magic only nature could give.

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Deltona, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2014

I took one look of the first bridge and took a deep breath. I made all 8 bridges. Part of the time we were really in the clouds.

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