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La Fortuna Waterfall Tours and Tickets

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La Fortuna Waterfall cascades 200 feet (61 meters) down the sheer cliff face of Cerro Chato, the Arenal Volcano’s dormant and thickly forested twin. One of the most impressive and accessible waterfalls in Costa Rica, La Fortuna is a great place to picnic, swim, and photograph the waterfall’s perpetual mists and nearby exotic vegetation.

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Skip-the-Line La Fortuna Waterfall Admission Ticket

Skip-the-Line La Fortuna Waterfall Admission Ticket

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See for yourself why more than 100,000 visitors flock to La Fortuna Waterfall each year with an admission ticket to one of Costa Rica's most prized natural attractions, located inside Arenal Volcano National Park. After admiring the falls from a distance, hike down a steep path to stand at the base of the mesmerizing 230-foot (70-meter) cascade, where you can feel the power of the Fortuna River and feel its mist spraying into the surrounding jungle.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$18.00
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$18.00

Full day Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna Waterfall and Hotsprings

Full day Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna Waterfall and Hotsprings

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Discover the natural beauty of the La Fortuna region on an action-packed full-day tour that is ideal for people who enjoy outdoors activities. Go on hikes through lush rain forest; visit a butterfly garden and Maleku Indian village; take a dip at La Fortuna waterfall; look for wildlife; and view the Arenal Volcano. Top off the day with a cocktail and a relaxing soak in a natural hot water river.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.00
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Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall, Typical lunch and Arenal Volcano Hike

Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall, Typical lunch and Arenal Volcano Hike

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Combine three adventurous activities in a single tour: a hike to Arental Volcano, visit to the Hanging Bridges, and exploration of La Fortuna Waterfall. This full-day tour from La Fortuna, perfect for nature lovers, includes hiking and swimming amidst Costa Rica's beautiful natural scenery. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$162.70
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Best Zip Line for small groups in Arenal

Best Zip Line for small groups in Arenal

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Zipline through Costa Rican rain forest on a canopy tour that goes over the spectacular La Fortuna Waterfall—an opportunity not offered on similar excursions. Between cables, take in views of Arenal Volcano and Cerro Chato and talk to your guides about the La Fortuna area. Your tour ends with a trip to the Maleku Cultural Resource Center for a chance to wind down before hotel drop-off.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$78.55
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Best of La Fortuna Combo Tour

Best of La Fortuna Combo Tour

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Design your own perfect day in La Fortuna with this customizable combo tour. Cross the rain forest canopy on hanging bridges, swim at the base of mystical La Fortuna Waterfall, hike the Lava Slides trail at Arenal Volcano National Park, and soak in Arenal’s famous volcanic hot springs. Take your pick of activities, or do them all for a full day of adventure and relaxation. Optional lunch and dinner add-ons provide a taste of authentic Costa Rican cuisine. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$140.80
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$140.80

Half Day Adventure from La Fortuna- 2 tours in 1, 4 options to choose!

Half Day Adventure from La Fortuna- 2 tours in 1, 4 options to choose!

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Make the most of limited time and visit two Arenal Volcano area highlights—La Fortuna Waterfall and another attraction of your choosing—during a half-day excursion from La Fortuna. Opt for a rain forest hike with hanging bridges, a volcano tour on old lava flows, or a safari river float, and customize your itinerary to your preferences. Plus, lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off are included for a seamless experience.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.96
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The Best 7 Zip Lines of Arenal

The Best 7 Zip Lines of Arenal

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Soar through the lush jungles of Costa Rica as you embark on a thrilling zipline adventure near the Arenal Volcano. Head to the adventure park and gear up to fly over canyons, above waterfalls, and through the forest over a series of ziplines. While you're in the air, take in the views of your surroundings including the volcano, waterfalls, and even downtown La Fortuna.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.72
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2-in-1 Arenal Combo Tour: Hanging Bridges + La Fortuna Waterfall

2-in-1 Arenal Combo Tour: Hanging Bridges + La Fortuna Waterfall

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Enjoy an action-packed adventure in the shadows of the iconic Arenal Volcano with this great-value 2-in-1 combo tour. First, take to the treetops for a thrilling bird’s eye view of the rain forest as you walk the Arenal Hanging Bridges, then get your camera ready for a visit to the beautiful La Fortuna Waterfall. After cooling off with a swim beneath the falls, tuck into a typical Costa Rican lunch (included) before heading back to the city.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$148.00
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$148.00

3-in-1 Arenal Combo Tour: Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall & Volcano Hike

3-in-1 Arenal Combo Tour: Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall & Volcano Hike

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Spend a full day exploring Costa Rica’s notoriously active crater on this 3-in-1 Arenal combo adventure. Hike through the jungle surrounding Arenal Volcano on a series of nature trails and hanging bridges, and trek down to the base of La Fortuna Waterfall to appreciate the height and power of the cascade and swim in a natural pool. Finish with a majestic perspective as you explore the lava fields of former eruptions and look for native wildlife along the trails of Arenal Volcano National Park.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$200.00
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$200.00

4-in-1 Arenal Volcano Tour: Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall, Volcano Hike, and Tabacon Hot Springs

4-in-1 Arenal Volcano Tour: Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall, Volcano Hike, and Tabacon Hot Springs

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See the best of Costa Rica in a single day on this 4-in-1 tour that's perfect for outdoor adventurers. Cross the famous hanging bridges, where you'll experience the beauty of walking high above the jungle floor. Take in the incredible wonder of La Fortuna Waterfall and hike to the top of a nearby volcano where you'll capture incredible views of Costa Rican countryside. This tour includes a stop at Tabacon Hot Springs and a traditional meal of regional cuisine prepared in the home of a warm and welcoming local. It's the perfect way to experience the beauty, excitement and adventure of Costa Rica in a single day.
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  • 12 hours
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$275.00
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2-in-1 Arenal Volcano Combo Tour: La Fortuna Waterfall and Volcano Hike

2-in-1 Arenal Volcano Combo Tour: La Fortuna Waterfall and Volcano Hike

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Swim beneath a jungle waterfall and hike into Arenal Volcano National Park on a 7-hour, 2-in-1 combo tour that takes in the best of the region’s natural beauty and wildlife. Spot monkeys and bright tropical birds as you walk through the rainforest surrounding La Fortuna waterfall, then enjoy a leisurely Costa Rican lunch with locally grown coffee. Follow your guide along jagged lava flows and mountainside trails as you explore Arenal, learn the history of this iconic volcano, and earn stunning views of Arenal lake.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$155.00
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Combo Tour Arenal: Hanging Bridges + Hot Springs + Waterfall from San José

Combo Tour Arenal: Hanging Bridges + Hot Springs + Waterfall from San José

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Escape the city and spend the day surrounded by nature on this private tour from San José. Discover towering waterfalls hidden by lush jungle, walk over hanging bridges for a unique perspective on the local flora and fauna, and relax in a thermal spa with more than 25 pools. This excursion has everything you need to feel rejuvenated, while offering the best views of the Arenal Volcano.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$243.25
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Arenal Best 4 Attractions (Full day - Combo)

Arenal Best 4 Attractions (Full day - Combo)

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Explore the dramatic landscape surrounding the Arenal Volcano on a full-day nature tour from La Fortuna that offers a blend of active time and relaxation. Hike Arenal’s 1.9-mile (3.1 km) hanging bridge trail, walk to the scenic La Fortuna waterfall, and hike on the Arenal Volcano at sunset. Spend the evening soaking in the hot springs, choosing between Baldi, Ecotermales, Kalambú, Paradise, Tabacón, The Springs, or Titokú, with a buffet dinner at the springs. All transport, entrance fees, lunch, and dinner are included.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$229.00
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Arenal Highlights (Hanging Bridges, Fortuna´s Waterfall, lunch & Arenal Volcano)

Arenal Highlights (Hanging Bridges, Fortuna´s Waterfall, lunch & Arenal Volcano)

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Experience some of Costa Rica’s most beautiful natural attractions on this full-day group tour around Arenal. Enjoy the rainforest and volcano views from the Mistico Hanging Bridges, swim in La Fortuna Waterfall, and get closer to the mountain on a Volcan Arenal walk. While some travelers visit these places separately, this tour combines them in one easy day tour.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.00
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Safari Float + La Fortuna Waterfall & Farm Lunch

Safari Float + La Fortuna Waterfall & Farm Lunch

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To safari Costa Rica is the best way to see its wonders. This safari floating trip will allow you to see places that you cannot reach by vehicle and not even by horseback! Together with a breathtaking landscape, the Rios Peñas Blancas is merely the best to safari Costa Rica! When you visit the Waterfall, you are not only getting the chance to enjoy this marvelous natural wonder, you will be helping to support the Development Association of the community; 100% of the entrance fee goes for social projects and benefit schools, nutritional centers, the orphanage, our roads and more.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$156.60
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Horseback Riding to La Fortuna Waterfall

Horseback Riding to La Fortuna Waterfall

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Experience Costa Rica’s wild and beautiful rain forest the historic way on a scenic horseback ride to the La Fortuna Waterfall. Travel on private, forested trails away from any roads, at a pace that allows for close observation of jungle life. Dismount for a short hike to the famous waterfall, where you can cool off with an optional swim.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$77.00
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Horseback Riding to La Fortuna Waterfall
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Horseback Riding to La Fortuna Waterfall

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We want to invite you to live a beautiful experience riding through the beautiful slopes of our farm where you can enjoy the beautiful natural landscape with the imposing view of the Arenal Volcano, during our tour you can experience and learn about Costa Rican equine culture, rural tourism and history since we are the pioneers of this activity more than 25 years ago when our founder Don Gerardo Chaves and another group of peasants decided to undertake the journey through the mountains until they reached the same place where he will be riding with us to relive this beautiful experience when visiting and discovering for the first time La Fortuna Waterfall where you can enjoy swimming in the natural pools of the waterfall. We are the only official operator of the Horseback Riding to La Fortuna Waterfall legally constituted, we have all the necessary permits, insurance as well as the rules established by the ICT (National Tourism Institute).
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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Guided La Fortuna Waterfall, Swimming Hole and Lunch
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Guided La Fortuna Waterfall, Swimming Hole and Lunch

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The area around the Arenal Volcano is home to beautiful forests and swimming places that can be challenging to find. This guided tour takes travelers to La Fortuna Waterfall and includes a buffet lunch and a visit to a secret swimming hole. Round-trip, climate-controlled transportation from area hotels is included.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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2-in-1 Arenal Combo Tour: River Safari Float and La Fortuna Waterfall

2-in-1 Arenal Combo Tour: River Safari Float and La Fortuna Waterfall

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Go deep into the rain forest surrounding the Arenal volcano on a 2-in-1 combo tour that includes a safari float, canopy walk, and the scenic La Fortuna waterfall. Watch for monkeys, sloths, iguanas, and caimans while navigating a gentle river, then get a bird’s-eye view of the forest as you walk between treetops on a series of narrow suspension bridges. Continue to a jungle waterfall, slip into clear water fringed with lush foliage, then enjoy a traditional Costa Rican lunch and locally grown coffee before returning to your hotel.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$152.00
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La Fortuna Waterfall Guided Hike

La Fortuna Waterfall Guided Hike

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See one of the natural treasures of Alajuela Province with a visit to La Fortuna Waterfall. Travel by car from your La Fortuna hotel to the spectacular cascade, where you can observe from a viewpoint or hike down a trail for a closer look and swim in the river. A guide accompanies you to point out surrounding highlights and ensure a seamless experience.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.56
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Combo La Fortuna Waterfall Arenal Volcano & Mistico Hanging Bridges

Combo La Fortuna Waterfall Arenal Volcano & Mistico Hanging Bridges

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The tour begins at 8:00 AM— First we visit the Famous and stunning Fortuna Waterfall, hiking about 500 stairs and if you feel like go for a refreshing swim. Then will head out to the Arenal Volcano where you will hike for about 2 hours to the closest viewpoint and over the old lava fields, on the way down we will enjoy lunch and will go for a swim on the Tabacon green lagoon at the foot of the Volcano refreshing temperature. Next we will go to the Mistico Hanging bridges park, you will walk over 16 different bridges at the tree tops and amazing views. To finish, we will go to the Natural Hot springs River for about 1 hour to relax at the end of this entire day. Then we will drop you off in the place we picked you up or in town as you may prefer.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$140.00
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Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna Waterfall & Lunch

Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna Waterfall & Lunch

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If you’ve come to Costa Rica for it’s incredible volcanoes and biodiversity, this day trip delivers. You’ll be taken to one of the best viewpoints overlooking Volcan Arenal. Whatever the weather you can appreciate its symmetrical beauty. Next, visit the La Fortuna Waterfall, where you can cool off in the sparkling plunge pool. Lunch with local coffee is included.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$144.00
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3-in-1 Arenal Volcano Combo Tour: River Safari Float with La Fortuna Waterfall and Volcano Hike

3-in-1 Arenal Volcano Combo Tour: River Safari Float with La Fortuna Waterfall and Volcano Hike

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This three-in-one tour highlights the best of Costa Rica, including a river safari float and volcano hike that's sure to make for a memorable journey. Kick off the day at Penas Blancas River and take off over rushing waters on a two or three hour water safari. You'll see wildlife up close and gain a deeper understanding of Cost Rica's unique biological and environmental resources. Next, visit La Fortuna Waterfall before heading to a picturesque volcano hike. This popular tour is ideal for outdoor adventurers and travelers who prefer to be active on vacation.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$199.00
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La Fortuna Waterfall Hike

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La Fortuna Waterfall Hike

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We will begin our descent on a downhill trail of approximately 500 m (1640 ft.) with more than 480 steps surrounded by the impressive rainforest until we reach the base of the fall. The waterfall is renowned for its 70 m (230 ft.) fall of crystal-clear water which originates in the Children’s Eternal Rainforest. With a little luck, we will spot animals like coatis, butterflies, toucans, orioles, among other species. Once at the base, you can take a swim in its refreshing waters, take pictures, or simply rest and admire the beauty of the La Fortuna Waterfall and the surrounding nature. When you visit the La Fortuna Waterfall, in addition to discovering an amazing natural wonder , you will help generate income for the Community Development Association to invest in social works to benefit schools, nutrition centers, the local orphanage, recycling center, roads, tourism safety, and more.
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  • 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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