Arenal Volcano Hike - Costa Rica for Kids
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Arenal Volcano Hike

Take your family on an exploration hike around the Arenal Volcano on this COSTA RICA FOR KIDS tour. A light hike, perfect for families with young children or multigenerational families.
Look for the hardened lava flows from the most recent eruption as you drive closer and closer to Arenal National Park. Upon arrival, your family will begin a family friendly educational tour with your expert naturalist guide who will give a complete history of the most recent eruption and facts about volcanoes and wildlife in Costa Rica. Arenal Volcano is an active volcano therefore hikers cannot get too close. If you’re lucky, you may see steam rising from the peaks on a clear sunny day! A picturesque vista you’ll sure to want to capture so make sure to pack your camera to photograph this trip highlight!
As your family hikes through the rainforest, stopping to look at various wildlife species like monkeys, toucans and tropical birds. Your kids will be busy asking questions and engaging in hands-on adventure learning about leaf cutter ants and other jungle insects. Our family guides will show your kids where to find tattoo ferns that leave white imprints of the fern on their skin as well as play with sleeping grass in nature’s jungle playground.
Towards the end of your family hike, you can enjoy the views with tropical juice and snacks. This is a perfect tour for families with young children who want to explore the rainforest easily with light hiking and beautiful viewpoints.
What families love about this tour! Families love this private guided tour where kids get hands on experiences with jungle plants and wildlife. Our family naturalist guides love touring with kids and it shows, from wildlife trivia to jungle exploration, we’ve got this covered. For the naturalist, young or old, this is a perfect family tour!

Tour Duration: Approx. 3 hours

Zone: North Zone
Location: Arenal - See map

The Departure time may vary, we’ll confirm the time with you.

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What’s included

  • Drinks
  • Entrances Fee
  • Bilingual certified guide
  • Transportation to and from some La Fortuna hotels

What to bring

  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Walking Shoes
  • Light jacket
  • Insect repellent

Important Notes for Parents

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    Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby at least 10 minutes prior to pick up time.



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