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Discount: La Fortuna Waterfall Tour (La Fortuna/Arenal)

Discount: La Fortuna Waterfall Tour (La Fortuna/Arenal)

NOTE: The content on this page was last updated on December 21st, 2017.

We currently have discounts for this tour!


Operated by Desafio Adventure Company

December 15th 2017 – December 14th 2018:

TOUR OPERATOR’S TOUR PRICE PER ADULT: $57.00
PURA VIDA! EH? TOUR DISCOUNT PER ADULT: $8.00
TOUR PRICE PER ADULT TO PAY TO THE TOUR OPERATOR: $49.00

TOUR OPERATOR’S TOUR PRICE PER CHILD: $51.00
PURA VIDA! EH? TOUR DISCOUNT PER CHILD: $8.00
TOUR PRICE PER CHILD TO PAY TO THE TOUR OPERATOR: $43.00

  • Age group(s) eligible to receive the child rate for this activity: 6-10 years
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Discount disclaimer: In order for a Pura Vida! eh? discount to be valid, a complete tour reservation form must be submitted via our website and accepted by our team. In addition, travellers must follow the steps/requirements outlined on our “How Pura Vida! eh? Works” page. Please note that Pura Vida! eh? discounts are: a) not valid for preexisting reservations already placed through other companies or tour operators,  b) only valid for the specific day requested on the tour reservation form, and c) may only be claimed by the individual whose name appears on the tour reservation form. Tour reservation change requests may be made by travellers, but such requests are subject to approval by our team; unapproved tour reservation changes may result in a change or loss of the discount amount awarded. Tour reservation cancellations and no-shows will result in a loss of the discount amount awarded. All prices on our website including Pura Vida! eh? discounts are listed in the currency of US dollars, however at the tour operator’s discretion, tour payment may be collected in the currency of either US dollars or Costa Rican colones. For more information, please see our “Frequently Asked Questions” page.

ABOUT THE TOUR

Tour departure/return location: La Fortuna

Tour times: 8:00am and 1:00pm

Tour duration: Approximately 2 hours

Tour includes: Guide, waterfall entrance fee, snack, and round-trip transportation to/from La Fortuna hotels

Tour operator’s description: The La Fortuna Waterfall is one of the best things to see when you come to the Arenal Area! You will love the hike down to this waterfall near the town of La Fortuna because you can see all of the natural beauty of the rainforest as well as the birds and wildlife that live there. Once you arrive to the La Fortuna Waterfall, prepare to be blown away by the beauty of this impressive waterfall near the Arenal Volcano! You will also be able to swim and take amazing photos! This popular attraction on TripAdvisor’s “Top Things to do in La Fortuna” is great for the whole family. And Desafio makes it easy for you to enjoy this beautiful nature reserve and go hiking in Arenal. One of our friendly nature guides will pick you up right from your hotel and take you on a fun drive up a country road that leads past views of the extinct volcano known as Cerro Chato. You’ll be able to snap great photos of the Arenal Volcano and the Cerro Chato Volcano (also known as the “Sleeping Indian.”) Your nature guide will probably tell you some interesting trivia about the Cerro Chato Volcano and the indigenous communities that inhabited this area. You will then reach the entrance area of the La Fortuna Waterfall. The La Fortuna Waterfall is a private nature park supported by the local government and proceeds from the entrance fee go directly to a variety of important public works projects in the La Fortuna area, such as the construction and management of a Multi-Sport Complex and an advanced wastewater management facility. Once you pass through the gates of the La Fortuna Waterfall entrance, you will cross a long suspension bridge that takes you above the La Fortuna River canyon. You will then get to an area with newly-remodeled restrooms, showers and restaurant. There is a look-out platform from the top of the waterfall where you can get your first glimpse of the breath-taking 150-ft La Fortuna Waterfall. You will then head with your guide down to this famous waterfall. Get ready because there are 500 steps to get down to the waterfall and of course 500 steps to get back up! Many people take breaks on their way to soak up the lush rainforest, tropical birds and variety of wildlife that you may be lucky enough to see. When you reach the bottom, you will be blown away by the beauty of this towering waterfall and have plenty of opportunities to relax on the rocks and admire the views. You can also take a swim in the cool, refreshing clear-water pools along the left-hand side of the waterfall. Be sure to ask your guide to keep an eye on your belongings while you are in the water. When you are ready, take your time and head back up to the top. You can rinse off in the showers and change into dry clothes and take part in a delicious tropical fruit snack with your guide. When you’re ready, jump into our Desafio Adventure van and head back to your hotel. For us, this is definitely one of the most-beautiful waterfalls in Costa Rica and one of the best things to do in Arenal.

Additional details

  • This tour requires a minimum of 2 people to run. Please contact us to inquire about tour availability if your travel group is comprised of less than the tour operator’s required minimum number of participants.

Minimum/maximum age/weight/height/other requirements

  • Children must be at least 6 years old to participate.
  • Individuals must be no older than 70 years old to participate.

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