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.
- 2 hrs
- Available Days:
- Every day
- 5:45 PM
- Hotel Transportation Offered
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
The night walk begins just before dark, the most common species types includes insects, reptiles, amphibians, nocturnal mammals, fungi and more. One of the main features of the Oasis Night walk is the "Cantarrana" or "frog song" where you learn about the amphibian history and some of the most popular nocturnal species such as the glass frog, the red eye tree frog, bull frog and the facemask fringe among others.
What to Bring
Hiking shoes, long pants, mosquito repellent (some people do not find this necessary), light rain jacket, camera.
Transportation from Arenal area hotels, naturalist guide, flashlight.
Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “BOOKING REQUEST” for full details.
Our favourite tour guide!
Really fun tour--fun to do at night and the way Lizza scheduled us, was a great fit after a day of travel
This was a phenomenal experience. Our guide was fantastic, knowledgeable and the things we saw and learned we will never forget.
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