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We went first thing in the morning and we could see everything! The view was amazing, and it was really something to see the chunks of concrete missing on the observation deck from when the volcano erupted. Well worth the drive up there. Stop on...More
I love visiting Costa Rica and I admit I love to revisit places. I have not been back to Poas Volcano since it erupted two years ago. Some things have changed like the fact that you have to purchase a voucher before you go. I...More
Travelling across Central America, we visited Poas Volcano National Park. The place is particular, with a short walk uphill to the view platform, and you see a crater - a living, bubbling and smoking green lake beneath and smell infernal smokes. It is allowed to...More
My husband and I heard that the volcano was now open again. We decided to make a reservation and see it as we were nearby. We were so glad we took the time to stop. We arrived 20 minutes earlier than the time of our...More
when we visited the volcano there was virtually no line and it wasn't busy! the hike to the volcano was rather long but so fun. semi clear skies and worth the chance of walking there to see if the volcano is visible.
Our visit to Poas was worth the one and half hour wait at the booking station. We where told by our guide that the crater is often obscured by the clouds however we were very lucky and got a fantastic view. The booking system was...More
The day started out perfect, clear skies and a little cool. The drive to the park was fantastic. After a small period of time after arriving we met some fellow travelers and off we walked to the viewing area. Upon arriving at the crater view...More
As with most high-altitude volcanic craters, it's always a 50/50 chance on if you will actually be able to see anything once you're at the top looking into the crater. In my case with Poas, we were greeted with nothing but dense clouds and the...More