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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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An easy way to see the canopy

We did not opt for the Zip lines but instead headed for the 3km long Canopy walk. This proved to be an interesting experience especially as we were accompanied by a first rate... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2015
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 30 November 2015

We did not opt for the Zip lines but instead headed for the 3km long Canopy walk. This proved to be an interesting experience especially as we were accompanied by a first rate Guide. There are 12 swinging walkways in all, from which you can get wonderful views of the Canopy and beyond. It is important to allocate around 1... More 

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 November 2015

Came here as part of an organised tour which included the hanging bridges but not the zip wires etc. It was OK but not exceptional and if you are hoping to see a lot of animals then you will very possibly be disappointed, I think the proximity of the zip wires and the associated noise has something to do with... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 10 November 2015

staff was very helpful and pleasant. easy to use the many options. Canopy walk was easy to navigate. Other attractions, were great.

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Thank fran h
Sao Paulo, SP
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Reviewed 29 August 2015

One of the best experiences ever. Both the bridge tour and the ziplining / canopy tour cannot be missed by anyone going to Costa Rica. Excellent infrastructure and lots of adrenaline in a beautiful place, where nature is very well protected.

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Thank dennishyde
Springfield, VA
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Reviewed 29 August 2015

Loved our walk through the cloud forest. The bridges are a little scary, but not bad. We saw snakes and animals in the trees. Our guide was great and the walk very interesting!

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1 Thank DonnainSpringfield
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Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

It is a beautiful piece of cloud forest. If you have never seen a rain forest canopy and are unlikely to ever see it, then go. For others, $30 for a one hour walk through the rain forest is rather steep. The humming or screeching zip lines overhead keep reminding you that you are in an eco-fun park rather than... More 

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Thank Contheroad19
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Reviewed 27 July 2015

For anyone who has never seen a tropical rain forest up close, this is a thrilling experience, with bromeliads on every tree, waterfalls, birds, and hanging bridges with great vistas.

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Aurora, Illinois
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Reviewed 22 July 2015

A wonderful walk through the rain forest with several "sky" bridges over the forest canopy. This is a beautiful way to see the wonders of nature. We did not do zip lining on this trip. Saving it for our next adventure in beautiful Costa Rica!

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Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 22 July 2015

very well maintained trail and bridges, it took us however only a tlittle more than an hour to do the entire tour of the 6 bridges, so I find it rather expensive for what you get.

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Oakville, Canada
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Reviewed 20 July 2015

Really amazing views, worth the price and great that you can go at your own pace just bring your rain gear!

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