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Red Lava Tourist Service Center

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Local 3 edificio Adifort, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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US$70,00*
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We do hiking tours, book different kind of nature excursions, reserve a wide variety of action adventure activities, help plan and book transportation and we have the best lodging deals.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“extreme hike” (35 reviews)
“cerro chato” (60 reviews)
“crater lake” (23 reviews)
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Local 3 edificio Adifort, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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"extreme hike"
in 35 reviews
"cerro chato"
in 60 reviews
"crater lake"
in 23 reviews
"observatory tour"
in 9 reviews
"full day hike"
in 7 reviews
"hot springs"
in 113 reviews
"la fortuna"
in 76 reviews
"hot river"
in 19 reviews
"mud facial"
in 4 reviews
"guide eric"
in 5 reviews
"jeep boat jeep"
in 13 reviews
"costa rica"
in 59 reviews
"tree roots"
in 6 reviews
"plants and animals"
in 14 reviews
"bring plenty of water"
in 4 reviews
"rio celeste tour"
in 6 reviews
"hanging bridges"
in 25 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Webe (? The owner!) was super helpful in giving us advice on how to take the public buses to Tamarindo. He gave a genuine, honest review of the tours offered and didn’t try and over-sell the tours to us like other companies, which we really...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and 2 friends from the hostel booked the full day tour. The hike was very nice, lunch was good and the level was okay. Since you can't legally hike up the Cerro chato anymore, this is a good option. What made this day so...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I booked the extreme hike and we lucked out with Eric as our tour guide. The day far exceeded our expectations- Eric was very knowledgeable about wildlife and pointed out many interesting facts. We saw a sloth and multiple other animals. We...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Eric led us through an intense hike up and through the Arenal rainforest, pointing out wildlife and flora, and keeping us smiling. He was fearless, jumping down the mountain to lead the group and help us with the tricky parts of the hike. Even though...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We shopped around La Fortuna for tours and Red Lava seemed to offer the best prices! We did the Rafting and it was one of the highlights of our CR trip! :) Thanks Wyde.

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

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OK2122
25 February 2018|
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the hike is not really difficult, but it will be very muddy when it rains (and the weather changes very often). the best is to rent rain boots. to the waterfall you have to go down about 400 steps and walk this back. I... More
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Castielle
8 October 2016|
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2 hours of climb up the hill, hard one, I grebbed the trees and the ground in order to help myself, 20 min of going down to the lagoon, hard way too, after the lagoon another way up and down but easier ways. than flat way... More
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