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Cooking and Salsa Dance Lesson Combo

Cooking and Salsa Dance Lesson Combo

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The perfect way to get to know Costa Rican culture and take part in some of our most important activities in Costa Rica: cooking, eating and dancing!
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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$65.00
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Rainforest Chocolate Tour from La Fortuna

Rainforest Chocolate Tour from La Fortuna

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Chocolate lovers flock to this incredible tour from La Fortuna that includes the sweetest rainforest experience and unearths the hidden secretes of local chocolate production. Visit a farm where cocoa is grown, processed and produced. This hands-on experience lets travelers eat as much chocolate as they want while learning about history, culture and traditions of this popular Costa Rican sweet.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.00
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$26.00
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Original Arenal ATV #1 Arenal Volcano Experience

Original Arenal ATV #1 Arenal Volcano Experience

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Experience the thrill of riding an ATV along tracks in the Costa Rican rain forest during this exhilarating half-day activity from La Fortuna. You'll be transferred to a private farm situated next to Arenal Volcano National Park, and receive instruction from your guide on operating the ATV. Then follow your guide on a fun mud-splattered ride over rugged terrain, stopping for photo ops and an optional natural facial treatment.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$112.00
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North Fields Cafe: Craft Specialty Coffee and Chocolate Tour

North Fields Cafe: Craft Specialty Coffee and Chocolate Tour

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Aromatic coffee, sweet sugarcane, and melt-in-your-mouth chocolate are three of Costa Rica’s top agricultural exports—and its favorite products among locals and visitors alike. Learn about these three crops first-hand on this tour of a family-owned farm near La Fortuna. See how coffee is created from bean to cup, and then taste other delicious crops along with a guide.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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Costa Rica Cooking Class

Costa Rica Cooking Class "Cook Like a Local"

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Get a taste of authentic Costa Rican life and cuisine as you join a local family for a cooking class and home-style meal. Along with a guide, visit the home of your hosts outside of La Fortuna and learn about household customs and cooking techniques. Join in the preparation of a typical meal, and then savor the fruits of your labor alongside new friends.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.00
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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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$150.00
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Arenal Volcano Horseback Riding

Arenal Volcano Horseback Riding

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Soak up the beauty and biodiversity of Arenal by horseback on a ride through the family-owned nature reserve at Mistico Park. Known for its hanging bridges, the thoughtfully developed park also features a new riding trail that winds up to hilltop pastures boasting fantastic views of Arenal Volcano and Lake. The slow and natural pace of a horse allows you to appreciate the surrounding flora and look for native wildlife on this relaxed and memorable tour.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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Costa Rican Coffee and Chocolate Crafting Experience

Costa Rican Coffee and Chocolate Crafting Experience

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As one of Costa Rica's biggest exports, coffee plays a big role in Costa Rica's economy—and its culture, too. Learn about artisanal Costa Rican coffee from bean to cup complete with harvesting, roasting, and grinding on this tour of a family-owned coffee farm near Arenal Volcano. As a bonus, try other favorite Costa Rican crops such as chocolate and sugar cane.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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Full-Day Rio Celeste Tour From La Fortuna

Full-Day Rio Celeste Tour From La Fortuna

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Lace up your hiking boots for this full-day immersion in the wild beauty of Tenorio Volcano National Park. Look for wildlife on the drive from La Fortuna, and feel like a jungle explorer on the trek to Rio Celeste, known for its mystical aquamarine waters. Take a dip in warm volcanic river pools, admire a cascading waterfall, and reward your efforts with a typical Costa Rican lunch.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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The Best 7 Zip Lines of Arenal

The Best 7 Zip Lines of Arenal

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Soar over the canyons, through lush forests, above waterfalls, on this half-day small-group guided adventure. Experience the adrenaline rush from the zip line and observe the truly breathtaking landscape beside Arenal Volcano.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$58.03
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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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Arenal Horseback Riding to La Fortuna Waterfall

Arenal Horseback Riding to La Fortuna Waterfall

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Feel like a jungle explorer as you venture into the lush rain forest around Arenal Volcano on a horseback ride from La Fortuna. Climb atop a tame and trusty steed to follow a guide along a scenic trail that hugs a river canyon, stopping to admire the cascades of the Pino Blanco Waterfall and the famous La Fortuna Waterfall. Cool off with an optional swim at the base of the falls, and learn about Costa Rica’s indigenous culture with a visit to the Maleku Indian Cultural Rescue Center.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$76.10
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Arenal Volcano National Park Walk with Optional Hot Springs

Arenal Volcano National Park Walk with Optional Hot Springs

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Explore the forests of Arenal Volcano National Park on a half-day walking tour, with the option to soak away the afternoon in the park’s nearby thermal springs. Follow your guide between towering trees, and discover the devastation left by the powerful lava slides and volcanic activity. Enjoy views of Arenal volcano and the Tilarán Range, and learn about the area’s nature, wildlife, and history. Return to your hotel or visit the hot pools of your choice, where Costa Rica’s simmering geology creates a stunning natural spa. 
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.20
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Volunteer Program at Wildlife Rescue Center in Costa Rica

Volunteer Program at Wildlife Rescue Center in Costa Rica

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Spend a half day learning about local wildlife and conservation during this once-in-a-lifetime Costa Rican volunteer opportunity. Enjoy the lush landscapes just outside La Fortuna and have the chance to  observe some of the country's most exotic species. Prepare food, and help maintain the grounds as you learn about local wildlife from area experts. This 3.5-hour tour of the property is sure to be a memorable part of any Costa Rican adventure!
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$58.00
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Afternoon Tour to Arenal Observatory Lodge and Hot Springs

Afternoon Tour to Arenal Observatory Lodge and Hot Springs

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Spend an afternoon exploring the vibrant wildlife, explosive history, and inspiring views of Arenal on this hiking and nature tour from La Fortuna. Trek across hanging bridges, past a waterfall, and through the lush rain forest and gardens around the Arenal Observatory Lodge, where panoramic views of Arenal Volcano and Lake await. Unwind with a soak in a natural hot river pool, paired with a volcanic mud facial and refreshing cocktail.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.00
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Safari Float by Inflatable Raft in Peñas Blancas River

Safari Float by Inflatable Raft in Peñas Blancas River

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Travel along the Peñas Blancas River on this relaxed rafting tour. Along the way, spot a variety of flora and fauna such as sloths and monkeys in the surrounding forest that's located in the northern region of Costa Rica. Plus, visit a local farm where you’ll be able to learn about farming practices and enjoy a snack.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
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Rainforest Night Walk and Authentic Costa Rican Dinner from La Fortuna

Rainforest Night Walk and Authentic Costa Rican Dinner from La Fortuna

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Discover the sounds and sights of the rainforest after dark with a 4-hour night hike and dinner tour from La Fortuna, and visit a  frog sanctuary in the Costa Rican countryside. Follow your guide along an easy trail, and watch for the bats, nocturnal birds and mammals that rustle through the treetops and on the forest floor. Search for red-eyed tree frogs and glass frogs in their natural habitats, then enjoy a traditional dinner prepared on a wood burning stove before returning to your hotel in La Fortuna.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$88.32
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Arenal Oasis Night Walk from Arenal

Arenal Oasis Night Walk from Arenal

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Wildlife enthusiasts love this tour of Arenal’s only frog sanctuary. Tour the wildlife sanctuary at night for chances to see rare and colorful tropical frogs in their natural habitat; a guide leads the way and helps you spot frogs and other creatures that only come out at night. Tours even include pickup and drop-off from La Fortuna so you don’t have to worry about driving at night.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.88
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Mini - Combos tour 2 tours in 1, 4 options to choose (half day)

Mini - Combos tour 2 tours in 1, 4 options to choose (half day)

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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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$116.48
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Peñas Blancas River Safari Float

Peñas Blancas River Safari Float

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Discover the wonderful wildlife of Costa Rica on this rafting safari from La Fortuna. Float down the beautiful Corobici River while a guide does all the paddling, so you can take photos and look out for native critters like monkeys, sloths, caimans, and exotic birds. At the end of the cruise, enjoy a homemade Costa Rican lunch at a local family's farm.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$67.60
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Nocturnal Walk in the Hanging Bridges

Nocturnal Walk in the Hanging Bridges

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One of the most popular activities in La Fortuna, a guided hanging bridges tour is a fool-proof way to spot wildlife and learn more about the Costa Rican rain forest. This nighttime hanging bridges tour in Mistico Park puts a twist on the classic excursion by introducing you to the forest's nocturnal residents, such as honey bears, barn owls, and over 4,500 species of nocturnal butterflies (twice the number of daytime butterflies!). This tour includes pickup and drop-off from some centrally located La Fortuna hotels.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Pure Nature Safari Float

Pure Nature Safari Float

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Float down the Frio River to look for some of Costa Rica’s diverse animals and bird life on this half-day wildlife tour from La Fortuna. Your guide shares commentary about the creatures you might see along the calm river, such as monkeys, iguanas, sloths, and colorful birds. Afterward, stop for snacks prepared by a local family before you are returned to your hotel.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.56
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Hanging Bridges in Arenal

Hanging Bridges in Arenal

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This excursion consists of 2 miles on foot through the primary jungle where you can be at different heights and you will see a lot of flora and fauna such as mammals, spiders, snakes, insects and birds. In total we will cross 6 suspension bridges and 10 rigid bridges, this place has a spectacular view of the famous Arenal Volcano.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.00
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Arenal 1968 Park Trekking Tour

Arenal 1968 Park Trekking Tour

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Witness some of the closest views of Arenal Volcano on a guided hiking tour of the Arenal 1968 Trail, a newer route that winds through the lava flows from the volcano’s notorious 1968 eruption. Explore the varied terrain around the crater, from steep fields of hardened lava rock on the mountain slopes to open fields and wildlife-rich forests. Learn about native plant and animal species from your guide, and soak up the incredible views from an observatory while recharging with an included lunch.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$103.00
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What people are saying about Half-day Tours in La Fortuna de San Carlos

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Cooking and Salsa Dance Lesson Combo
"The cooking class was great! We learned delicious Costa Rican dishes. Our teacher/ chef (Ellie) was the best!"..."
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Rainforest Chocolate Tour from La Fortuna
"The tour guide was amazingggg! So knowledgeable and so friendly and so patient with all of our many questions. It's so cool to know about where chocolate comes from. Even my 8 year old daughter liked the tour! At the end we got to make our own flavors of chocolate which was very cool too! Great for families."..."
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Original Arenal ATV #1 Arenal Volcano Experience
"Very friendly. Fun trails with a variation in terrain which made it fun. It was not just flat fields, there were climbs, mud, and water. We're so glad we did this."..."
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North Fields Cafe: Craft Specialty Coffee and Chocolate Tour
"David was amazing. We felt like we got a lot for our money, between the tour and the tastings. Great experience."..."
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Costa Rica Cooking Class "Cook Like a Local"
"Great food and great teacher. Got the recipe afterwards right away. Very delicious meal that we made!"..."
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Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna Waterfall, Typical lunch and Arenal Volcano Hike
"The guide made the experience fun, she stopped to show us a sloth on our way to Arenal. The birding was amazing at the hanging bridges. Would have liked more time there to look for more birds."..."
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Arenal Volcano Horseback Riding
"Incredible guides and such a wonderful way to see the volcano! Includes entrance to the hanging bridges park, so you can take that walk on your own, making the entire day a complete steal! Best thing we did in La Fortuna."..."
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Costa Rican Coffee and Chocolate Crafting Experience
"We had such a wonderful time on this tour. It was very informative and the samples were delicious. A must have for the ideal costa rica experience!"..."
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Full-Day Rio Celeste Tour From La Fortuna
"It was an enjoyable hike in heavy rain and while we didn’t get to see the teal colors, our guide was humorous and delightful. Very knowledgeable about the rain forest and the animals. We lucked out in seeing a snake and toucans! Delicious lunch and great ride up and back. Thank you!"..."
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The Best 7 Zip Lines of Arenal
"We had such a great time on this tour. The seven zip lines include views of the waterfall and the volcano, no hikes in the middle so it's easy even for less mobile people. There was only four of us on the tour and the guides were taking a good care of us."..."
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Full day Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna Waterfall and Hotsprings
"This whole trip was loaded with fun and adventure, our tour guides Tony and Erick were absolutely amazing, knowledgeable and entertaining. I had a great day and if I was gonna go back I would repeat this tour or really any tour with Tony and Eric since they have a true passion for what they do."..."
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Arenal Horseback Riding to La Fortuna Waterfall
"Loved this excursion. My boys thought this was the best thing we have done since being in Costa Rica. The horses were fun our guide was super friendly and the water fall and the surroundings were beautiful."..."
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Arenal Volcano National Park Walk with Optional Hot Springs
"We really enjoyed the walk and the guide was very informative. And even better, the view is amazing once you reach the end of the walk!"..."
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Volunteer Program at Wildlife Rescue Center in Costa Rica
"A great activity for the whole family. My three children loved it! Carlos was so funny and passionate about his job. Thank you for this wonderful time!"..."
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Afternoon Tour to Arenal Observatory Lodge and Hot Springs
"Be ready and in condition to hike. Very knowledgeable people. Bug spray yourself down and bring more just in case. Bring swimsuit and towel as well. Also, bring small colones to tip. The hot springs at the end was great for sure muscles. Well done and beautiful!"..."
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Rainforest Night Walk and Authentic Costa Rican Dinner from La Fortuna
"What a unique experience, we really were sure what to expect but the guide and staff were incredibly knowledgeable and professional. I have been to la fortuna a few times but learned more in this trip about the sustainability and habitat of the local rainforest than in previous tours."..."
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Arenal Oasis Night Walk from Arenal
"We were so happy to discover Gerald was our guide for this tour, as we had met him earlier in the day at a sloth tour and thought he was just great! He’s incredibly knowledgeable about lots of different animals, and even though it was raining the entire time, we saw plenty of really cool frogs, and also some snakes! He’s got a great eye for finding all the animals! I would definitely recommend taking this tour, with Gerald if you can request him!"..."
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Mini - Combos tour 2 tours in 1, 4 options to choose (half day)
"This is a great tour and the tour guide (Rebecca) is great. They are very knowledgeable and cater to all your needs (water, cold towels after the hike, etc.). Highly recommend!"..."

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