Arenal Natura Ecological Park, La Fortuna
Arenal Natura Ecological Park, La Fortuna - Address, Phone Number
Address: La Fortuna, 6km towards to Arenal Volcano |300m NE from the entrance to Volcano Lodge Hotel, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, CR
Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
Timings: 08:00 am - 07:30 pm Details
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About Arenal Natura Ecological Park, La Fortuna
The Arenal Natura Ecological Park is located in a stunning section of the rainforest at the base of the magnificent Arenal Volcano. It makes the most of its unique location by being home to a large number of indigenous flora and fauna. They maintain the park as close to the original rainforest as possible, because they want all the residents of the park, including the several types of fascinating frogs, birds, reptiles, and their natural habitats to take centre stage.
You can choose from different packages to take part in at the park, including the mysterious night walk, which takes place only after sunset. You can even choose to go bird watching, and get the chance to glimpse the keel billed Toucan or the melodious blackbird. If you’re short on time, you could even go for a package deal which has the best of everything Arenal Natura Ecological Park has to offer!
- The Arenal Natura Ecological Park even has its own dedicated frog farm, along with a spectacular Heliconia garden, a Costa Rican plant characterized by their large leaves and brilliant coloured flower.
- You can brave the Reptiles Lagoon, which is home to the Crocodile Crocodylus Acutus. This ferocious beast can grow up to over 5 metres long.
- They have even recreated the natural habitats of snakes to construct a Serpentarium, which houses the enormous Fer de Lance Bothrops Asper and large Boa constrictors, as well as a large number of non-poisonous snakes and lizards.
For a quick glimpse at all the natural wonders Costa Rica has to offer, don’t forget to visit the Arenal Natura Ecological Park!
Arenal Natura Ecological Park Information
- The best times to go bird watching would be early in the morning or in the late afternoon.
Arenal Natura Ecological Park Ticket Prices
- Natura Premium- $29
- Night Walk- $35
- Bird Watching- 40.
Restaurants Near Arenal Natura Ecological Park
- Arenal Lodge
- Volcano Lodge
- Hotel Kokoro Arenal
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