La Fortuna, Alajuela
Location
2.5 Hours
Duration
English, Spanish
Languages
All Year Availability
Dates

Meet the animals that come alive at night on this wildlife night tour in La Fortuna! Start your evening tour with a complimentary pick up from your accommodation and be transported to the foot of Arenal Volcano National Park where your tour will begin. After receiving a quick briefing and your flashlights for the walk, it will be time to venture through a looped trail which explores ponds and forested trails which has come alive with activity from some of their nocturnal residents. Your expert naturalist guide will be sure to make routine stops to see some of the incredible wildlife that is most active during the evenings. On any given evening, you will be able to witness lizards, insects, snakes, nocturnal mammals, and many species of tree, poison-dart, and hourglass frogs. Your expert guide will be sure to explain more about the fascinating critters of this national park and help you capture the best photo to keep with you forever! With your trail completed, your group will then hand back the flashlights and be transported back to your accommodation where your night tour will conclude. This tour is the perfect opportunity to discover a hidden world of animals rarely seen during the day!

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION La Fortuna/Arenal
DEPARTURE TIME 5.30pm.
RETURN TIME 7.30 to 8.00pm.
WEAR Comfortable light clothing, long pants (optional), rain jacket during the rainy season, insect repellent, camera and binoculars.
INCLUDED
Professional park guide & flash lights. Park entrance fee.
Return transportation.
NOT INCLUDED
Guide gratuity (optional)

Pick up and drop off from your hotel is included in the tour price. Alternatively we can meet at Arenal Volcano National Park. Pick ups/drop offs are available through most hotels and accommodation in the La Fortuna area – if your hotel falls outside of this area we will advise a meeting point. Please let us know your accommodation upon booking.

This tour operates during rain too so umbrellas and raincoats are recommended during the rainy season. Rainy periods are often the perfect times for frogs and many animals

Children prices are between the age of 6 and 11 years of age. Children younger then 5 are free of charge. Please know a small level of fitness is required.

We ask that you follow the instructions of the guides and do not wonder off the trail. Please note that, though our guides will do their best to track down animals, we must play by mother natures rules and observations of particular animals is not guaranteed.

Private tours for groups are available on request – please use the contact form or our contact page to request a quote. Tour is subject to a minimum number of two people before it can operate  – if numbers are not met, then you will be put on stand by until we can confirm or offered an alternative date of departure.

Additional information

Ticket TypeAdult, Child, Infant
1

5.30PM

Meet your guide at your accommodation in the La Fortuna/Arenal area and be transported to Arenal Volcano National Park.
2

6.00PM

After a quick briefing, start your 2 hour night walk through both clearings and forested areas on this trail. Your guide will make routine stops to observe the nocturnal animals and to discuss the natural history of this very important national park. This will also be the best time to get that perfect wildlife photo with help from your guide!
2

7.30PM

Arrive back at the national park entrance and head back to your accommodation where your tour will conclude.
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