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Poas Volcano National Park - Admission Ticket
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Poas Volcano National Park - Admission Ticket
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All reviews cloud forest san jose costa rica early in the morning parking lot national park clear view main crater great view day trip viewing area visitor center worth the trip short walk strawberries be patient bring a jacket
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Make sure you book your visit in advance (check with your hotel desk) and go as early as you can. It is very impressive if it is not covered with clouds.

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Terry L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: October 2018
6  Thank Paul K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Iwonna
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank kimrabel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We watched daily till we had a clear day. Headed out and had a clear view of the volcano. Brilliant teal blue, hard to believe it's real. Great rain forest walk, this is a must see and do.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Gary G
Reviewed 30 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank dhuebner3
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank antonette k
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Robert T
Reviewed 22 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank Belastingdienst3
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