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La Fortuna, Costa Rica

Discover the magic of La Fortuna, Costa Rica, a hidden treasure nestled amidst lush rainforests and crowned by the majestic Arenal Volcano. Immerse your family in a paradise brimming with natural wonders, exhilarating activities, and a vibrant culture that will enchant every member.

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of La Fortuna

Nestled near the iconic Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica, with a curated selection of family-friendly tours that promise unforgettable experiences. We present a carefully crafted list of the best La Fortuna tours, ensuring that each adventure caters to the unique needs and interests of your family.

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in La Fortuna

From: $75
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White Water Rafting Río Balsa

The half-day adventure on the Rio Balsa provides plenty of action and thrills, but with Class II-III rapids, children ages 8-11 can come along on this wet and wild adventure.

From: $95
Shuttle shared transportation

Safari Float & Tortilla Making

When you combine the wildlife safari float with a hands-on cultural experience, it makes this day one you and your family will remember and treasure long after you leave Costa Rica.

From: $71
Selvatura Park Canopy Tour

Family Friendly Canopy Tour

Feel your family’s adrenaline rush as you zipline through the lush rainforest canopy on this COSTA RICA FOR KIDS Family Canopy Tour, creating unforgettable memories for everyone.

Best family-friendly tours
in La Fortuna, Costa Rica

Arenal Volcano Family Hike

Embark on an exciting family adventure with a guided hike through the Arenal Volcano National Park! Discover the awe-inspiring beauty of the volcano as you explore lava fields, scenic trails, and encounter amazing wildlife.Our knowledgeable guides ensure an enriching experience for all ages.

Hanging Bridges Adventure

Experience the Mistico Hanging Bridges, a network of suspended bridges offering panoramic views of the rainforest canopy. Family members can walk along trails, cross hanging bridges, and observe diverse wildlife and vegetation in this thrilling yet family-friendly exploration.

Family Horseback Riding near the Arenal Volcano

Saddle up for a guided horseback riding adventure through the picturesque La Fortuna countryside. Cross rivers, meander through lush landscapes, and marvel at the majestic Arenal Volcano, providing families with a unique and scenic perspective of the area.

Ecotermales Hot Springs Relaxation

Experience the tranquility of Ecotermales Hot Springs, renowned for its natural thermal pools and peaceful ambiance. Families can unwind in warm waters surrounded by lush gardens and the serene rainforest setting.

Chocolate and Coffee Tour

Dive into the world of Costa Rican coffee and chocolate! Join the Don Juan – Coffee and Chocolate Tour for a fun-filled experience that takes you from the seed to a delicious cup of coffee It’s a chance for the whole family to awaken their senses and develop a deeper appreciation for Costa Rica’s amazing agricultural treasures.

Canyoning and Waterfall Rappelling Adventure

For an adventurous twist, families can embark on canyoning and waterfall rappelling tours, exploring rugged canyons and descending waterfalls for a unique and exciting experience in the natural beauty of La Fortuna.

Riverboat Safari to Cano Negro Wildlife Refuge

Take a family-friendly riverboat safari to Cano Negro, a wildlife refuge near the Nicaraguan border. Cruise along the Rio Frio, explore canals and lagoons, and spot a variety of wildlife with knowledgeable guides providing insights into the region’s unique ecosystem.

As your trusted travel partner, we exclusively collaborate with reputable tour operators to ensure the safety and enjoyment of your family throughout these exceptional La Fortuna experiences.

Book with confidence, and let the wonders of Costa Rica become cherished family memories.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are the family tours in La Fortuna suitable for all ages?
Yes, our family tours are designed to be inclusive and enjoyable for all ages. From young children to grandparents, there’s something for everyone to experience and appreciate in La Fortuna.
What should we pack for a family trip to La Fortuna?
We recommend packing comfortable clothing, sunscreen, insect repellent, sturdy walking shoes, and any personal items your family may need. For specific tours, we’ll provide you with a detailed packing list to ensure you’re well-prepared for each activity.
How do we get to La Fortuna?
If you’re flying in, you can choose to land at Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) in San Jose and then take a domestic flight to Arenal Airport, or you can opt for a scenic drive with transportation services available from San Jose. Additionally, shuttle services and private transfers are available for a comfortable and hassle-free journey. Our team can assist in providing detailed directions and helping you choose the best transportation method based on your family’s preferences and schedule.
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