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Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal)

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Arenal Volcano National Park - Admission Ticket
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This 1,633 meter volcano has been rumbling and spewing since 1969.
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Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

A definite must do while in Arenal. Walk through the park and see where volcano eruptions happened, along with a wide variety of wildlife. Thoroughly enjoyed.

Thank Tracey M
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Considering the weather it was a nice visit! Could not see it most of the time as it was really foggy but if you can do the hike it’s better. They only let you walk on the base unless you buy a tour (which I...More

Thank gchar09
Reviewed 30 January 2018

We hiked up the trail to see the lava flow. There relly is not a lot to see. The choice has been made to make everything safe so you really cannot get close to any danger. Unfortunately, there was a tourist with a drone. We...More

5  Thank OldRose62
Reviewed 28 January 2018

It was a great hike through a secondary forest grown in the areas of previous eruptions, through the patches of old forest which survived between the lava flows and the lava fields from which stunning sights of Arenal lake opens. There were interesting plants, like...More

2  Thank acorna
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

We went on the Vulcan hike tour on a rainy day. It was a great experience beautiful vegetation, and wild life. It was disappointing that the rain was hiding the vulcano. Two days later the rain and clouds subsided for a few hours and we...More

Thank AHC_Westbury
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Awesome view & experience on this combo tour!!..Arenal Volcano, even though it cannot be climbed the view is awesome!! And the Tabacon Hot Springs, were relaxing and beautiful place!!!👍

Thank guevaragerald
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Once you enter at the Arenal Park main entrance and pay the entrance fee (which is valid for also visiting the lake), then you can drive further to park the car and take the walk to the viewing points. There are two walking loops shorter...More

Thank 2AndiR
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We did a guided tour with Raul, who was really good. The nature was really beautiful and it was really nice to get some background information from Raul. It is highly recommended to visit the national park and also the guided tour was really good...More

Thank Marcel G
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Let's face it, EVERYTHING around the Volcano costs money, even simple hiking trails have an entrance fee, waterfalls likewise, not even speaking about many hot springs. So do yourself a favour and invest the 15 USD in the National Park, take a camera, see lots...More

2  Thank Christian G
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We stayed at the foot of Arenal Volcano and marveled this fog-covered giant. In rainy days the mist and fog were too thick to see it. The of the rainforest smell is fresh and intoxicating. Just steps from our cabin we found our selves surrounded...More

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Silvie O
15 March 2018|
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Response from Ikaempfe | Reviewed this property |
It was not cold at all . when i went i did not require a jacket it was in end of month of Mai.
17 January 2018|
Response from Mireya B | Reviewed this property |
It think the walk inside the park is nice.