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Santa Elena Skywalk

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Address: Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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+506 2645 5238
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Half way between the town of Santa Elena and the Santa Elena Preserve the...

Half way between the town of Santa Elena and the Santa Elena Preserve the Sky Walk is located: This complex use trails, suspension bridges for a more tranquil introduction to the ecology and natives of the forest canopy, constructed within the cloud forest. It allows a vision of the forest from a different perspective which starts with a walk on the ground taking you up to explore the treetops, a hardly discovered habitat, called the “canopy” with a naturalist guide. Also discover the night wildlife at our Sky Walk Night Tour.

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Zip lining great, forest walk poor.

We had booked the triple ticket here. This included the cloud forest walk, cable car and zip lining. The cloud forest walk of about 2 hours very pleasant, and we understand you do... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had booked the triple ticket here. This included the cloud forest walk, cable car and zip lining. The cloud forest walk of about 2 hours very pleasant, and we understand you do not get animals etc to command. But this was pretty boring. Great to see all the trees and brackens etc , but our guide was not very... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently have a guided tour around Santa Elena skywalk. It was a great experience to be up in the canopy of the forest. I had a guided tour as I tend to miss everything, so I found that useful to point things out that otherwise I would miss. Don't miss the hummingbirds at the end of the tour

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Howden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the walk, but no good if you don't like swinging bridges. A bit steep in between some of the bridge's. You need to be quite fit

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Streamwood, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on about an hour walk and over 6 hanging bridges above the forest floor. Even some people with height issues were ok. Bridges wing a little but are pretty solid. The forest is dense fauna with lots of diversity. The paths are well marked and safe.

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Thank Jim H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very interesting guided walk with a very knowledgeable guide. Best in a group of no more than four so you can hear and see everything

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had already been to 3 forest walks of different parts of the Cloud Forest so we had seen most of the "sites." Nonetheless it was a very representative tour and covered all the flora and fauna if few animals. The bridges were interesting and the waterfall attractive.

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Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This was our last adventure before leaving Monteverde. Out of all we did I think I might rate this our best tour. We did several guided tours while in Monteverde and decided to just walk this one on our own. If you would like to learn more and have more things pointed out to you by all means get a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This was a fantastic walk in the cloud forest. 5-6 suspension bridges through the canopy. Amazing ferns flowers and birds spotted along the way.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

The trail which connects the 6 bridges is in itself a very representative walk into the Santa Elena's rainforest. The 6 hanging bridges provide a great and thrilling experience. One of them is the longest in Central America (more than 200 mts) and all of them provide impressive views over the canopy

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

My tour started with a visit to the hummingbird area...so many and varied colours of hummingbirds. Walking through the cloud forest and viewing the luscious verdant landscape was so peaceful and enjoyable! I highly recommend this walk. Jeannie, Canada

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