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La Fortuna Waterfall Admission Ticket

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    Visit: La Fortuna Waterfall, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 106-4417 Costa Rica

    La Fortuna Waterfall is located within Arenal Volcano National Park, where the temperatures are between 18° and 35° Celsius, which generates abundant vegetation and diversity of fauna. This natural monument is admired by more than 100,000 tourists from around the world every year. La Fortuna Waterfall is generated by the waters of the Fortuna River and its small tributaries, which are born in the mountains of the park. Among the reliefs that can be mentioned are the Cerro de los Perdidos, Placas de Mayo, and Cerro Chato, which are supported on rocky bases of great geological value and enrich the scenic beauty of the place.

    Once you enter the Río Fortuna Ecological Reserve, the vegetation and the sounds of the fauna surrounding the place will be your best companions. The facilities have a small square, a viewpoint in the upper part of La Reserva, and accessibility for people with disabilities. From there you can see La Catarata at a distance of 200 meters.

    The route consists of about 500 steps downward to get to the imposing Rio Fortuna Waterfall, where the peace and majesty of nature will make you enjoy its waters and the scenic beauty of this place. The path was recently remodeled, which also has comfortable rest areas.

    Finally, at the end of the path will be waiting a splendid 70-meter high waterfall. Admired by more than 100,000 tourists from around the world every year, they can swim and enjoy the crystalline waters in peace with this wonderful natural resource of La Fortune.
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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    My husband and I went with our 7 and 4 year olds. The kids got in for free, yay! The steps weren't too bad. Going down was super easy for the kids. There were plenty of benches along the way. We used them a few...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank BobaLuvr
    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    We took the 500 step journey down the canyon for amazing photos in front of the waterfall as it splashed off the rocks and created waves in the small chilly pond. Then we went down to the river where we saw and created rock statues,...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank myflyingprincess
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Gorgeous place with incredible views and perfect swimming spots. Just wish we’d been there early to beat the crowds!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Hannah R
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    The La Fortuna waterfall is in a stunning setting and is well worth the hike down and up. The trail is unbeatable- all man-made stairs that are in great shape. Highly recommend.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank genevieveg3911
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Nice looking waterfall. Beautiful scenery. However, quite busy and will nationals can go in for a symbolical amount, tourist pay 18 dollars p.p. This is way to much, are cheaper alternatives.

    Thank GP_MNP
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    29 May 2019|
    Response from couple200 | Reviewed this property |
    They may have had lockers at the top where you pay admission. People were swimming and there was a lifeguard. In any public place, in any country, it usually is not a good idea to leave your belongings unattended. I think... More
    7 May 2019|
    Response from DrArthurton | Reviewed this property |
    Yes they take all forms of payment dollars, colones and debit credit card.pura vida
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