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Closes in 9 min: 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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...more
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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+506 8921 6427
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hanzel! What an amazing tour guide. Apparently I came during the low season and was the only one on this tour. We really took our time in each location, and my wonderful guide took what felt like hundreds of photos of me to remember the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Marie D
Rain Forest E, Owner at Rain Forest Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hola Marie, Thank you so much for comming with us! We are very glad to hear your experience on our tour and that you take good memories of La Fortuna. We apreciate your suport to local bussines, we hope to have you again...Keep traveling, keep...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Edgar our driver and Hansel our guide picked us up at our hotel. Our first adventure was a safari float where Hansel never stopped educating us and pointing out many plants and animals! Very impressed with his keen eye! We then were taken to a...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank paulaskeywest
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my friends had such an amazing day with our guide, Mike Chaves. Mike was so knowledgable about all the animals in the forest, and most other things we asked him tbh! We saw SO MANY animals and got so many great photos of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My friend and I had an amazing tour with Hansel. The hanging bridges was the first part of the tour. Hansel made sure to point out tons of wildlife that we otherwise wouldn't have seen. He was extremely knowledgeable of the area's flora and fauna...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank wmgilbert57
Reviewed 6 September 2019

This tour was amazing and led by one of the greatest guides I've had for any trip: Hansel (Hanzel?)! During the Hanging Bridges part of the tour, he managed to spot so many animals for us that we would never have been able to find...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank LurnToSpel
Reviewed 23 August 2019

This was the highlight of our trip! We did the 2-1 hanging bridges/waterfall tour. Carlos (“Charlie”) picked us up on time and stopped on the drive to allow us to see sloths and toucans in nearby trees. The expedition was amazing, and Carlos took beautiful...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Tricia D
Rain Forest E, Owner at Rain Forest Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2019

Hello Tricia! Thank you so much for trusting us and allowing us to receive such comment from you, this is the best reward we can receive. Thank you for appreciating what we do, as a family project, your words mean a lot to us. You...More

Reviewed 22 August 2019

We had a great time on this tour. The guides were well informed, lively, and funny. We saw a lot of wildlife that you won’t see if you go alone. The authentic lunch they provide is to die for. All three places we visited were...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jay D
Rain Forest E, Owner at Rain Forest Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2019

So excited to know we are the best for you, mission accomplished! Thank you so much for your comments and for sharing the experience for other travellers to find us. Hoping this trip will bring great memories for a lifetime! Pura vida! Rainforest Explorers Family

Reviewed 13 August 2019 via mobile

Carlos, our enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide, took us and another family to La Fortuna waterfall where we swam in the water -cold but invigorating! We loved this. Carlos was keen for us to see as much wildlife as possible stopping the car to see a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Rain Forest E, Owner at Rain Forest Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2019

Hola!! Amazing experience! Thank you for taking the time to share your travel story with us. We are glad to read you enjoyed every little detail from your tour...We appreciate your review and we also cant wait to host you again in the future! Thank...More

Reviewed 11 August 2019

Full disclosure -- you will be absolutely exhausted by the end of day, but it is totally and completely worth it. Hanzel, our guide was exceptional -- so much so that we felt we were incredibly lucky to be assigned in his care. I have...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank MpHav
Rain Forest E, Owner at Rain Forest Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2019

Hola! Pura Vida, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Rainforest Explorers. We are glad to read you enjoyed every little detail from your tour. Hanzel, as the rest of our team are very profesional and are prepare for discover, make...More

Reviewed 4 August 2019 via mobile

We went on this tour as two families of 4 in July. I can’t say enough great things about this tour company! We had such a fantastic day! We saw so many animals and learned a lot about the local people and culture. Michael, our...More

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Rain Forest E, Owner at Rain Forest Explorers, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2019

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Rainforest Explorers. We are glad to read you enjoyed every little detail from your tour, especially the coffee :) ...We appreciate your review and we also cant wait to host you again in...More

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lpastern
2 January 2019|
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Response from YulianaR27 | Property representative |
It was probably Salsa Lizano, we could send you some!
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Lynne B
23 June 2018|
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Response from YulianaR27 | Property representative |
Hello Hannah, Absolutely yes, we offer round trip for all our tours from AOL, since the hotel is further away from town there is an extra fee of $60 for the round trip. We are at your service for any assistance you require.
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