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Rain Forest Explorers

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Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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2-in-1 Arenal Volcano Combo Tour: Hanging Bridges and La Fortuna Waterfall
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3-in-1 Arenal Volcano Combo Tour: River Safari Float with La Fortuna Waterfall...
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2-in-1 Arenal Volcano Combo Tour: Volcano Hike and Hot Springs
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This pleasant journey begins in a raft through the scenic Rio Penas Blancas. While you go paddling or floating downstream, our naturalist guide will show you a wide variety of trees, birds, monkeys and other wildlife. This is the perfect way to relax and enjoy the nature that usually coexists on this river. Fresh tropical fruit is offered at the end of this adventure. After that second activity is La Fortuna Waterfall; this place owns a beauty scenic surrounded by abundant vegetation, and great variety of flora and fauna. Excellent for swim in crystalline water or take pictures of the seventy meters height waterfall. Lunch has come on the right time, we will drive you to a local family house, there, you will enjoy a delicious typical lunch served in an open air area after lunch you can have a good cup of coffee and relax with the sounds of the nature. Third activity is the Arenal Volcano National Park. In contrast, Arenal is Costa Rica’s most active volcano. Within the national park, short trails pass through both secondary forest and lava fields from previous eruptions. Here you can see birds and some other wildlife during the walk. There are five different springs at Tabacon. A thermal river flows in two main channels throughout the resort. There is a cold river that winds through the property as well, offering up cooler pools that contrast nicely with the hot springs.
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“safari float” (21 reviews)
“volcano hike” (42 reviews)
“hanging bridges” (60 reviews)
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Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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"safari float"
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"volcano hike"
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"hanging bridges"
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"chocolate tour"
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"howler monkeys"
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"our tour guide"
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"eco termales hot springs"
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"costa rica"
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"white face"
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"amazing driver"
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"his knowledge"
in 8 reviews
"take pictures"
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"spotting scope"
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"fresh cheese"
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"closer look"
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"spotted wildlife"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our guide was Tony Mainor, and he was fantastic. Incredibly knowledgable about all the different wildlife (plants, animals, and insects alike). He went out of his way to make sure we had a fantastic time. We did the volcano hike, then the waterfall, then the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We just got back from our tour. Carlos and mainor are the best. These guys are very friendly and know their stuff. We learned a lot about the local animals and had a great time. While we where hiking, Carlos would not only show us...More

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Rain Forest E, Manager at Rain Forest Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Robert, We are so glad to know you enjoyed your day with us and thankful for taking your time to share your experience with more travelers. Carlos and Minor are a great time and they are very happy to receive your comment, reading your...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

My daughter (10) and I spent a fabulous day doing the 3-in-1 tour (hanging bridges, waterfall, volcano) with our guide, Carlos. Pick-up was prompt and professional at our hotel. After picking up 2 other people, we took a morning walk through the Arenal Hanging Bridges....More

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Rain Forest E, Manager at Rain Forest Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear traveller, Big thanks from Rain Forest Explorers staff for taking your time to share your experience with other travellers, Carlos is certainly a gem on the team and we are glad to know you experienced it yourselves, as he probably explained, we are a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the hanging Bridges and waterfall 2 in 1 tour with Carlos. We got so many amazing pictures and some spider monkeys, a sloth, to eyelash vipers, leafcutter ants, coaty, poison dart frogs, and lots of beautiful birds. We would have never been able...More

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Rain Forest E, Manager at Rain Forest Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear traveller, Big thanks from Rain Forest Explorers staff, so glad to know you enjoyed your day with Carlos, he is certainly a gem on the team and I am glad you experienced it yourself, he loves what he does and that certainly pass on...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the 3 in 1 tour of Arenal volcano / hanging bridges and La Fortuna Waterfall and it was an amazing experience. Everything was perfectly organised and well executed. Thanks to Tony the guide, we managed to see a snake, bats, sloths, frog,...More

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Rain Forest E, Manager at Rain Forest Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Garreth and Ste, The team was very happy to have the opportunity to share sometime with you guys, thank you for your appreciation on what we do and for taking the time to share your experience with other travellers. Hoping this e-mail brings great...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I’m amazed at how the guides and drivers see wildlife so quickly. It is almost as if it’s planned but not. Everyone stops for sloths! Great pics of sloths, iguana, monkeys, bats, and blue Jean frog.More

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Rain Forest E, Manager at Rain Forest Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear traveller, Big thanks from Rain Forest Explorers staff for taking your time to share your experience with other travellers, thank you for sharing that nice list of wildlife you saw while joining us on this trip. Your support is invaluable. If you know of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the 3 in 1 hanging bridges, waterfall, and volcano hike with Carlos( guide) and Mainor(driver). Mainor is the best driver in Costa Rica and Carlos is the best guide in Costa Rica. They were both very patient and knowledgeable. Carlos was amazing at...More

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Rain Forest E, Manager at Rain Forest Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Andrew, Big thanks from Rain Forest Explorers staff, so glad to know you enjoyed your day with Carlos and Minor, they are both gems on the team. Being a family project and your support is invaluable, thank you so much for sharing your experience...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the Chocolate boat tour which was so awesome. They took us in a raft down the river and our guide was so knowledgeable. They really cared about what they were doing. went out of his way to make sure our trip was good....More

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Rain Forest E, Manager at Rain Forest Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear traveller, Hoping this e-mail brings great memories of your trip to Costa Rica. We are very happy to know you enjoyed the day with us, and thank you for appreciating the effort that these guys made to make your day enjoyable, they love reading...More

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dayyy10
26 May 2018|
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Response from Yuliana R | Property representative |
Dear traveller, Minimum age for Safari float is 4 years old. The other activities does not have a minimum age requirement, parents must take into account that the tours involve some hiking and children may get tired at some... More
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stixvb11
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Response from DNR08 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry so late! I booked in advance.
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Diana C
28 November 2016|
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Response from Andrew W | Reviewed this property |
Class II and III rafting has minimum age of 8 I believe. Hanging bridges and waterfall are definitely good activities. The waterfall is 500 steps down and back up. So be ready for that.
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