Arenal Night Hike
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 Arenal Sanctuary Reserve.
- Duration: 2 hrs
- Available Days: Every day
- Schedule: 5:00 PM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
Tropical Rainforests are teeming with life of all kinds and on this tour it is common to encounter insects, mammals, reptiles & amphibians. Throughout the hike your guide will offer in depth explanations of each of the species encountered and answer any and all questions visitors might have. Some say that they can not see in the dark; we beg to differ. You will use your senses to ‘see’ more than you imagined possible on this night hike.
What to Bring
Hiking shoes, long pants, mosquito repellent (some people do not find this necessary), light rain jacket, camera (optional).
Transportation from Arenal Hotels, bilingual naturalist guide, entrance fee, cold beverages and headlamp.
Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “More Time and Rates” for full details.
What a pleasant surprise on a rainy night! We enjoyed our very knowledgeable guides, and we got to see so much wildlife.
Fabricio was an excellent tour guide! It was just my girlfriend and I with him and so it was essentially a private tour. Fabricio pointed out things I would never have caught had I gone on my own, such as various birds, spiders, snakes, frogs, and even an armadillo! It was one of the highlights of the trip. There's just something about Costa Rica at night and seeing the volcano at dusk with no one around. An experience I can't really put into words. The value of this tour is off the charts. I highly recommend!
Thanks to Alvero a d uberto.
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