See for yourself why more than 100,000 visitors flock to La Fortuna Waterfall each year with an admission ticket to one of Costa Rica’s most prized natural attractions, located inside Arenal Volcano National Park. After admiring the falls from a distance, hike down a steep path to stand at the base of the mesmerizing 230-foot (70-meter) cascade, where you can feel the power of the Fortuna River and feel its mist spraying into the surrounding jungle.
- Entrance ticket to La Fortuna Waterfall
- Visit one of Costa Rica’s highest and most popular waterfalls
- Located inside Arenal Volcano National Park
- Hike down to the base of the falls to swim in the river or simply admire the scenery
- Visit any time during opening hours
- A must-see stop on any Arenal itinerary
What You Can Expect
La Fortuna Waterfall is located within Arenal Volcano National Park, where the temperatures are between 18? and 35? Celsius, which generates abundant vegetation and diversity of fauna. This natural monument is admired by more than 100,000 tourists from around the world every year. La Fortuna Waterfall is generated by the waters of the Fortuna River and its small tributaries, which are born in the mountains of the park. Among the reliefs that can be mentioned are the Cerro de Los Perdidos, Placas de Mayo, and Cerro Chato, which are supported on rocky bases of great geological value and enrich the scenic beauty of the place.
Once you enter the R?o Fortuna Ecological Reserve, the vegetation and the sounds of the fauna surrounding the place will be your best companions. The facilities have a small square, a viewpoint in the upper part of La Reserva, and accessibility for people with disabilities. From there you can see La Catarata at a distance of 200 meters.
The route consists of about 500 steps down to get to the imposing Rio Fortuna Waterfall, where the peace and majesty of nature will make you enjoy its waters and the scenic beauty of this place. The path was recently remodeled, which also has comfortable rest areas.
Finally, at the end of the path will be waiting for a splendid 70-meter high waterfall. Admired by more than 100,000 tourists from around the world every year, they can swim and enjoy the crystalline waters in peace with this wonderful natural resource of La Fortune.
- Park fees and entrance
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (recommended)
- Transportation to/from attractions
- Guide service
- Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Not recommended for pregnant women
- Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or high blood pressure
- A moderate amount of walking is involved
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Local operator information
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Schedule and Pricing
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La Fortuna Waterfall Biological Reserve
Any time from 7 am to 5 pm
Valid from the time of first use, for the duration selected.
1 to 2 hrs