Arenal Volcano and La Fortuna Tours and Activities

4-in-1 tours are a great way to see as much as possible of Arenal National Park in a single day. This tour includes hanging bridges, Arenal Volcano National Park, a safari float on the Río Peñas Blancas, and a swim in the Paradise Hot Springs.
On this tour you’ll visit an activity center that faces the Arenal River. Several parts of the property are included in your visit to Club Rio, including hiking trails, swimming, and lunch at the club. In addition you’ll get to pick two adventure activities.
Submerse yourself in the Costa Rican atmosphere with this fun and entertaining cooking class. With a beautiful view of Arenal you will get a true feel for Costa Rica’s culture.
The Sky Limit tour allows visitors to explore their love of heights in the lush forest that surrounds Arenal Volcano.
Beyond an outstanding multi day rafting excursion this 4 day journey allows visitors to partake in a variety of nature and adventure activities within the Pacuare River Valley including rafting, canopy tour, hiking as well as education about community conservation efforts.
This 3-hour walking tour of the base of Arenal Volcano will take you to see some of the evidence that remains of the massive 1968 eruption. Along the way your guide will point out the wildlife that has persevered through the tumultuous mid-century period of volcanic activity.
This tour offers travelers an excellent opportunity to explore some of the best attractions in the Arenal area. It includes a safari float along the Peñas Blancas River, a visit to the La Fortuna Waterfall, and a hike in the Arenal Volcano National Park.
The El Silencio Mirador is a series of hiking trails and nature reserve located 7.4 miles (12 km) from La Fortuna and 3 miles (5 km) from the Arenal Volcano National Park. During the second portion of the tour, visitors will head to the Los Perdidos Springs (The Lost Springs) and Las Lagunas (The Lagoons) hot springs which are located at the Springs Resort and Spa.
Combining two of the country’s most adrenalin-packed activities, this tour will have you rappelling down waterfalls and surging over white-water rapids! Set in Costa Rica’s Northern Lowlands near the base of the Arenal Volcano, the scenery for this tour couldn’t be any more beautiful.
On this tour, buckle up for the 7 most intense zip lines in Arenal. From the zip lines, you’ll have an incredible view of the Arenal Volcano’s jungle surroundings.
You can choose a self-guided or guided tour of Místico Park’s carefully preserved forest. This nature walk lasts 2.5 to 3 hours and can be guided or self-guided.
You’ll get to try an exhilarating array of activities during the course of this tour. Arenal has an exciting, varied landscape that makes it an exciting place go on an adventure.
This multi day Rafting excursion allows visitors to get in more rafting and spend more time relaxing and to enjoy the Pacuare River Valley including 2 nights at the Rios Tropicales Lodge.
The ancient Venado Caves are a geological marvel, shaped by tectonic shifting and an underground river.
This tour combines three exciting activities in Arenal: a tram ride, walk along suspension bridges, and zip-lining. It's a fun and fascinating way to experience the bounty of Arenal.
During this tour visitors will experience a guided hike of the Mirador Reserve and learn about the flora and fauna of the reserve as well as the natural history of the Arenal Volcano. The second portion of the trip includes a visit to the Eco Termales Hot Springs.
For the finest, most unobstructed views of the Arenal Volcano and Lake, ride the Sky Tram up to the area's best observation deck. You'll then ride a series of 8 zip-lines to the base of the mountain.
Sarapiquí River is one of Costa Rica’s loveliest and most exciting destinations for rafting. This tour takes you down some of the swiftest parts of the river, including some Class III and Class IV rapids.
Located near the base of the majestic Arenal Volcano, the Arenal Ecoglide Canopy Tour offers visitors a fast-flying, adrenalin-filled day of fun.
This tour will take you through the wild landscape of coastal Costa Rica. You’ll get to see the romantic greenery of a hacienda, and go boating down the brackish waters of the Tárcoles River. Along the way you’ll see rare animals, including one species in particular that comes equipped with an impressive set of teeth.
This combo tour takes you on an energetic adventure during the first part of the day, and ends with a hands-on chocolate cooking class later in the afternoon. Between tours you’ll be served a typical Costa Rica lunch.
Get ready to rip around the Arenal area on an ATV. This tour takes you to some of the most beautiful places around Arenal, including rivers, waterfalls, forests, and farms.
Take this tour to see the Peñas Blancas River and eat lunch with a Costa Rican family. You’ll get to see wildlife and experience a side of Costa Rican life that visitors don’t always get to experience.
This 3-hour kayaking tour on Lake Arenal is a wonderful way to enjoy the magnificent scenery of both the lake and the nearby Arenal Volcano.
Explore the Hanging Bridges and rainforest overlooking the Arenal Volcano with a naturalist guide in search of birds and animals. The naturalist guide will help visitors get the most out of the experience in the rainforest by teaching visitors about native plants and animals.
The Full Adrenaline Adventure combines three thrilling activities into a single day—a sky tram, a canopy tour, and a river drift, which involves floating down one of the local rivers on inner tubes. This combo tour is a fun and diverse way to experience the Costa Rican outdoors.
This all day all inclusive tour is perfect If your time in the Arenal area is limited or you just like to fit all the action you can into one day. This tour combines the hanging bridges nature walk, a trip to the La Fortuna waterfall, a guided tour of the Arenal Volcano national park and finally a soak at the Tabacón hot springs.
If your time in the Arenal area is limited, or you just like to fit all the action you can into one day, the 4 in 1 Arenal Combo Tour is exactly what you are looking for. This all day, all inclusive outing will introduce you to the best Arenal has to offer and includes Safari float, La Fortuna Waterfall, guided hike at Arenal National Park, and a trip to Baldi Hot Springs.
If your time in the Arenal area is limited, or you just like to fit all the action you can into one day, the 4 in 1 Arenal Combo Tour is exactly what you are looking for. This all day, all inclusive outing will introduce you to the best Arenal has to offer including the Penas Blancas River, La Fortuna waterfall, Arenal Volcano National Park and the Tabacon Hot Springs.
The Sky River Drift combines three exciting activities into one tour. You’ll enjoy zip lining, hands-free rappelling, and inner tubing.
Ecocentro Danaus is a local conservation and educational effort located on the outskirts of La Fortuna. While you're here you'll see an incredible variety of plants, birds, and reptiles.
On this 2-hour tour you’ll get to see a functioning chocolate farm and sample chocolate at every stage of its transformation from a hearty plant into candy.
The 4 in 1 Arenal Combo Tour is an all day, all inclusive outing, will introduce you to the best Arenal has to offer. This version of the popular combo tour includes a guided Hanging Bridges nature walk, a visit to the La Fortuna waterfall, a guided tour to the Arenal Volcano National Park, and finally a relaxing evening at Eco Termales hot springs.
This safari float is a half-day adventure that combines rafting down a calm river with a wildlife expedition. Floating along means that you don’t need a noisy motorboat, making this tour ideal for spotting the most wildlife possible.
This tour gives you a comprehensive introduction to the territory that surrounds La Fortuna and the Arenal Volcano. You'll go horseback riding, hiking, and swimming, and experience one of Costa Rica's indigenous cultures at the Maleku Reserve.
On this tour you’ll take a boat down the Frío River and explore the wetlands of the Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge, located just a few miles south of the Nicaraguan border.
Discover one of Costa Rica's best kept secrets on a hike through the Tenorio Volcano National Park. The dense rain forest, breathtaking colors of the Celeste River and views of the towering volcano ensure that this hike will open your eyes to some of Costa Rica's most precious wonders.
On this tour, you’ll get to tour the area that surrounds the still-active Arenal Volcano, and take an educational walk through a humid forest.
Set amidst a rainforest near the base of the Arenal Volcano, the Tabacón Hot Springs are a fantastic place to unwind. Tabacón was one of the first hot springs resorts in the Arenal region.
If your time in the Arenal area is limited or you just like to fit all the action you can into one day, the 4 in 1 Arenal Combo Tour is exactly what you are looking for. This all day, all inclusive outing, will introduce you to the best Arenal has to offer including a nature walk on the hanging bridges, a hike to the La Fortuna waterfall, guided hike of the Arenal volcano national park and finally a luxurious evening at The Springs hot springs.
The El Silencio property is a vast, 555-acre (225 ha) reserve with over 247 acres (100 ha) of primary rainforest. Visitors will experience a guided hike of the reserve and learn about the flora and fauna as well as the Arenal volcano. The second portion of the trip includes a visit to the Baldi Hot Springs.
This Combo tour includes a guided hike at the El Silencio Mirador reserve and a visit to the Tabacon Hot Springs. El Silencio is a series of hiking trails and nature reserve located 7.4 miles (12 km) from La Fortuna and 3 miles (5 km) from the Arenal Volcano National Park.
With the view of the majestic Arenal Volcano in La Fortuna of San Carlos, enjoy the sweetest rainforest experience and discover the ancient secrets of chocolate.
This night walk offers visitors the opportunity see many different nocturnal species that inhabit the small refuge of the Arenal Oasis. The bi-lingual local guide will explain the history of the Arenal Oasis conservation effort as well as the impact it has had on attracting more wildlife to the refuge.
The Los Perdidos Springs (The Lost Springs) are a part of the facilities at the Springs Resort and Spa. The Springs Resort is located 10km from La Fortuna and is nestled upon a mountain ridge overlooking the Arenal Volcano. The visit to the Los Perdidos Springs includes access to both the Los Perdidos Hot Springs as well as the Las Lagunas Springs (The Lagoons) located below the main building of the resort.
You haven’t really seen the rainforest until you’ve seen it at night. On this tour of the Mistico Hanging Bridges park you’ll get to walk through the intense nighttime landscape of a primary forest.
Discover the creatures of the night on a night walk through a private reserve named Ecocentro Danaus, just minutes from La Fortuna. This wonderful reforestation project has attracted hundreds of species of wildlife and has become a great example of the regenerative power of the tropical forests.
Kalambu Hot Springs Water Park stands just 2 miles (3.2 km) west of La Fortuna, and integrates the famous ground-sourced thermal spring water of Arenal into the infrastructure of a water park.
The transition from day to night in the tropical rainforest is a powerful shift, and when most mammals become active. This Twilight Safari Float offers a unique perspective as guests will meander along the Penas Blancas river accompanied by bilingual naturalist guides that help to identify the sounds and sights of the nocturnal rainforest.
The forest surrounding Arenal Volcano is host to a number of exotic species. Sloths are some of the most lovable — these gentle creatures are as strange as they are peaceful. Your guide knows where they like to relax after a tiring day of eating leaves, and spotting a sloth in the wild is all but guaranteed.
This two-part tour jumpstarts your morning with an adrenaline rush in a tropical rainforest canopy. To start your adventure, you’ll take a 20-minute gondola ride through the Arenal jungle. Then, you’ll climb to an observation deck in the treetops, where you’ll feel completely enveloped by the noisy, verdant rainforest.
This tour takes you to the best of the Arenal landscape — the Arenal Volcano and the nearby hot springs. Arenal Volcano is an active volcano in the middle of a richly biodiverse environment. This is the perfect place for an educational nature walk, and in the space of an easy, 2-hour hike you can see several distinct environments.
Paradise Hot Springs is located in La Fortuna, part of the Northern Lowlands region of Costa Rica. The resort provides access to pools of geothermal water, which are heated and mineralized by the activity of Arenal Volcano and a friendly staff.
On this tour, you’ll take a walk to an enormous La Fortuna Waterfall, which is nearby Arenal Volcano. This waterfall is 246 feet (76 m) and forms two pools where visitors can swim.
More than 60% of the wildlife found in tropical rainforest’s is nocturnal. Many of Costa Rica’s hidden treasures can only be found in the darkness and with the aid of an experienced guide visitors will explore the forest around the slopes of the Arenal Volcano in search of wildlife. The location of the tour inside the El Silencio nature reserve.
The Arenal to Monteverde taxi-boat-taxi service operates year round, making connections between Arenal and Monteverde twice per day, with great views of the Costa Rica highlands and the Arenal Volcano along the way.
During this tour, you'll enjoy a guided hike around one of Costa Rica's most famed attractions, the Arenal Volcano. Along the way, you'll enjoy beautiful views and have opportunities to spot wildlife.
On this exciting tour, you'll hike through the secondary rain forest around the Arenal Volcano National Park, the site of the 1968 eruption that awoke this previously dormant volcano. After exploring the national park, you will go to the Tabacon Hot Springs for an evening of relaxation.
Visit the pristine Eco Termales natural hot springs in La Fortuna, a sanctuary of unmatched natural beauty and relaxation.
This Sky Tram tour offers unsurpassed views of the Arenal Volcano and Arenal Lake. On this hour-long tour your Sky Tram gondola will take you a distance of 4,100 feet (1,250 m) through Arenal's rainforest canopy.
Set amidst a rainforest near the base of the Arenal Volcano, the Tabacón Hot Springs are a fantastic place to unwind. Tabacón was one of the first hot springs resorts in the Arenal region.
On this exciting tour, you'll hike through the secondary rain forest around the Arenal Volcano National Park, the site of the 1968 eruption that awoke this previously dormant volcano. After exploring the national park, you will go to the The Springs Resort and Los Perdidos Hot Springs for an evening of relaxation.
During this 3-hour hiking tour visitors will explore the rainforest via Sky Walk suspension bridges. These sturdy bridges form a path through the rainforest canopy. Visitors come here to safely scale the heights and to see the birds and monkeys that live in the treetops.
The taxi-boat-taxi service operates year round, making connections between Arenal and Monteverde and vice-versa twice per day, with great views of the Costa Rica highlands and the Arenal Volcano along the way.
Bask in the tranquility of natural hot springs with a tropical cocktail in hand and the Arenal Volcano in plain view at the Baldi Hot Springs. This tropical oasis features 25 different pools, the temperatures increasing as you go up in elevation.
On this tour you will not just taste farm fresh dishes but you will actually get to see the process of Farm to Table.