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Arenal Canopy and Horseback Riding Adventure

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    After hotel pickup in La Fortuna, your two-part adventure begins with the zipline tour.

    Starting from a 43-foot-high (13-meter) tower, soar across the treetops for nearly 2 miles (3 km), reaching speeds up to 35 mph (60 kph) as you move across the circuit of eight cables, which range in length from 262 to 2,460 feet (80 to 750 meters) with an average height of 125 feet (38 meters). From the 12 platforms, five of which are built in the trees, take in different views of the rainforest and other natural scenery.

    Next, move from the air back to ground level with a 1-hour horseback ride. After your guide matches you with a horse suitable for your abilities, listen to some instructions and then follow your guide along trails through farmlands and the rainforest. Admire the lush environment, spotting varying vegetation from ferns to sugarcane to giant trees known as higueron. When you reach Silencio Observation Point, enjoy a view of Arenal and its lava trails.

    Horses are trained for riding, and the riding speed is kept at a pace that is suitable for the least-experienced member of your group. You also have the opportunity to join a group that better matches your riding level. (Make sure to inform your guide of your abilities.)

    Your tour ends with return transport to your pickup location.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We have 2 children ages 6 (boy) and 8 (girl). Despite some whining and worrying... the horseback riding was great. Our guide was very patient and kind and worked with our kids to calm them. It really was amazing to ride horses and see toucans...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank sytara710
    Reviewed 31 May 2019 via mobile

    So we woke up on day 3 of our trip, jet lag ruined the previous day and we realised we had not made plans to get out and about. Garcia at Arenal Hotel Montechiari was so good and called the horseback tour operators for us...More

    Thank eliotl39
    Reviewed 23 May 2019

    We loved our horseback riding adventure! Our guide, Adrian, was a true cowboy and the horses were obviously loved and healthy. (Adrian referred to one of them as his "best friend", lol). We rode into the beautiful land around Arenal volcano, where Adrian talked to...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank JustTheNurse
    Reviewed 22 May 2019 via mobile

    Our guides were wonderful and patient. They loved their jobs. Highly recommended. We did the zip lines then the horse back riding. So worth it.

    Thank toddwooten
    Reviewed 26 April 2019

    What an absolutely adrenaline-rushing experience! Very helpful and cheerful guys helping you along the way. The only nerve-racking part is the initial climb up the platform. They got a little impatient with my poor wife but she quickly overcame her fear of heights and had...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank waitaseckin
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    Hi, they were very accommodating for us, there was not many other guests that we saw so not sure if they had more guests how they would go about accommodating you and your request but they were wanting to ensure that we had... More
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    Ours started at 8am but I know they go all day.
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