1. Costa Rica
  2. Alajuela Province
  3. La Fortuna

Alajuela: Arenal Hanging Bridges Half-Day Tour

Product ID: 35806
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Spend a half day at a reserve filled with lush vegetation, and a variety of birds and animals that your experienced guide will help you spot. Cross the forest canopy on 9 fixed bridges and 6 suspension bridges and marvel at views of the Arenal Volcano.
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Duration: 4 hours
Starting times 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM
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  • Cross 9 fixed bridges and 6 suspension bridges along the forest canopy
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the Arenal Volcano
  • See a wide variety of native birds and animals
Full description
The Arenal Hanging Bridges tour offers you a unique opportunity to explore and appreciate the beauty of the forest and the Arenal Volcano. On this half-day tour you’ll hike above the trees, and experience the marvelous sub-canopy and canopy forest like never before.

You’ll experience the natural beauty of a 600-acre lush jungle reserve that’s home to a wide variety of birds and animals. Your guide will help you spot local wildlife such as howler monkeys, sloths, motmot birds, Jacamar birds, eyelash pit viper, poison dart frogs, and others.

The trail is 3.1 kilometers in length and crosses 9 fixed bridges and 6 suspension bridges. It’s laid out with a maximum grade of 7 degrees, so the trail is easily walked by anyone.
  • Transportation
  • Naturalist guide
  • Entrance fee
  • Beverages
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems

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The tour price includes transportation from Zone 1 hotels.

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What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
Not allowed
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
There is a tour operation minimum of 2 persons paying as a adults.

Please do not forget to wear/bring comfortable clothing, hiking shoes, insect repellent, a camera, binoculars, sunscreen (on sunny days), and rain gear (on rainy days).


• There is no charge for tours cancelled at least 1 day in advance (by 17:00).
• For cancellations on the day of the tour, a 100 per cent cancellation fee applies.
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Jacamar Naturalist Tours

Product ID: 35806