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Canyoning in the Lost Canyon

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    Awaken your inner jungle explorer on this 4-hour Costa Rica canyoning tour. You’ll be picked up at your La Fortuna hotel for the short drive to the Lost Canyon, located near Arenal Volcano. An experienced guide will present a safety briefing and help you gear up with a hard hat and harness. To begin, test out your rappelling skills on a 10-foot (3.5-meter) cliff alongside a waterfall. 

    Once you’re warmed up, tackle a 150-foot (45-meter) cliff known locally as ‘Big Boy.’ Use the rock face to rappel halfway down, and then hang on for a thrilling drop into a natural swimming pool. Next up, descend the granddaddy of the Lost Canyon — a 200-foot (60-meter) cliff and waterfall. Cool off after your descent with a swim in the water waiting below.

    Your guide will lead you on foot through the lush, rugged terrain of the canyon, where you’ll climb over boulders and splash down a natural waterslide. Learn about native plant species and be prepared to encounter the many birds, insects and animals that inhabit the area. Refuel with an authentic Costa Rican lunch before the return trip to La Fortuna.
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    All reviews a lot of fun extra attention fabulous family amazing experience costa rica wear shoes buffet lunch zip line super fun change of clothes high energy great afternoon safety talk felt completely safe favorite activities great adventure great photos
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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    This was our favorite adventure of the week! The guides were enthusiastic, the scenery was gorgeous, and canyoning was a blast! They also took great pictures and provided a delicious lunch.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Alyssa H
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Super fun event With lots of Nice and warm water and fun rappelling. Such a fun way to get close to the nature. The guides were really enthusiastic and contributed to our great experience. Non slippery shoes are a must - you have to watch...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Steineleif
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We had a terrific day canyoning! This is a fabulous family trip to do. The guides were very fun and really seemed to keep us safe with the harnesses and cables. We would do this tour again!

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Leslie G
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Did a morning tour a few weeks back and I couldn't stop smiling. It was all so much fun. The guides were amazing, and the rappelling was so much fun. Easy enough that a first timer could easily do it. The rappels are of differing...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank nikstravels123
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This was my second time canyoneering. I absolutely loved it! The guides that take you on the journey made the experience that much better as well. You can tell they all genuinely love being in nature and rappelling down the waterfalls. Their humor was extremely...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank karch0829
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    mrlew305
    23 July 2018|
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    Response from mrlew305 |
    Sorry. The idea is to stay within 5 miles of la fortuna. Thanks!
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    Response from Q5601RHjulies | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry I just got this. Hope you had a GREAT time 🍻
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