Walking across hanging bridges in the rainforest of Arenal is a fun, family-friendly way to explore the area?s abundant wildlife. With this self-guided tour, you can explore at your own pace, taking as much time as you want to search for wildlife and admire the views. This tour also includes admission to a specialty reptile, amphibian, and butterfly exhibits where you can walk right by groups of these tropical favorites.
- Hanging bridges, butterflies, and reptiles tour from Monteverde
- Explore at your own pace without sacrificing the ease of pre-booked transit
- Great value ticket for hanging bridges and specialty wildlife exhibits
- Hotel pickup and drop-off from Monteverde included
What You Can Expect
Outstanding structures that take you into new heights: Selvatura’s Treetop Walkways is a 1.9 mile (approximately 3 kilometer) trail that crosses through the cloud forest, in which our visitors will walk through eight different bridges from various lengths ranging between 150 feet (50 meters) up to 510 feet (170 meters) and altitudes ranging between 36 feet (12 meters) up to 180 feet (60 meters). Each of the bridges features a five-foot width, the widest ones in the country, and also a capacity of up to 80 people per bridge making them both the longest and strongest bridge system in Costa Rica. The treetop walkways are suitable for people of all ages and physical condition.
A visit of rigor for all those who visit the area of Monteverde! The education center contains the Rain Forest Jewels exhibit, owned by biologist Richard Whitten, one of the world’s largest private collections of insects!
Dr. Whitten has combined natural history and art in a unique way which inspires visitors to appreciate these wonderful creatures that are arthropods, from a craft perspective totally unlike any exhibition that can be found.
Our visitors will receive a guided tour where they will learn about the biodiversity of arthropods around the world, with a special emphasis on the formidable, and fantastic, tiny creatures of the Monteverde and Costa Rica area.
A Different World… A World of butterflies, venture into exploring a different world. A world in which a controlled climate provides the best temperature, of 82.4? F (28? C), for its inhabitants to survive. Explore a community that gathers more than 20 species of butterflies. Learn about their life cycle, their special abilities and behaviors that have helped them evolve into each different species. Enjoy the guided walk inside one of the world’s largest live butterfly exhibitions with an area of over 29,000 square feet (2,700 square meters). Come and enjoy all the wonders that you may discover in this marvelous world that waits for you.
Inside the Reptiles and Amphibians exhibition, our visitors will find frogs, lizards, geckos, snakes and many more types of reptiles and amphibians from over 30 different species. In this guided tour, our visitors will be able to observe live specimens within terrariums with controlled climates which provide these creatures with environments similar to their habitats found in nature. During this tour, our visitors will learn about the habits of both tree frogs, terrestrial frogs, and toads as well as the differences between each of these families. You will also learn about snake behaviors, their eating habits and their role within each ecosystem.
- Self-guide tour
- Admission to the park
- DVD (available to purchase)
- Food and drinks
- Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
- If you have not booked a hotel yet, you are required to provide this information to the local operator as soon as possible after your purchase.
- You must be 30 minutes before the pickup in the lobby of the hotel.
- Submit Voucher payment
- What to bring:?Comfortable clothing, Closed shoes, Rain jacket, Water, Insect?repellent.
- IMPORTANT:?If you do not have the two passengers at least, the tour is canceled.
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Local operator information
Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Voucher. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Schedule and Pricing
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08:00am – 10:30am – 12:30pm and 14:00pm
7 hours (approx.)
15:00 pm ?- 17:30 pm ?- 19:30 pm – 21:00 pm Approximately