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.
- 4 hrs
- Available Days:
- Every day
- 11:00 AM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
The La Fortuna Waterfall formed by an old lava flow from the extinct Cerro Chato volcano, which is older than the Arenal Volcano. It’s around 500 steps to the bottom of the waterfall. The pools where you can swim have cool, clear water. This area has a primary rainforest, and your guide is a certified naturalist. As you walk, you’ll learn more about this tropical environment.
This attraction is managed by a non-profit organization that invests in roads, retirement homes, and sports fields.
What to Bring
Comfortable hiking shoes, water shoes, bathing suit, water bottle, and sunscreen.
Guided tour with a certified naturalist.
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Our driver and tour guide were amazing. They were very patient and accommodating. Overall great experience!
Pure bliss, beautiful!
Santos our guide was funny but very humble and informative at the same time. Gave us a lot of information about the waterfall and the place
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