Walk in Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve - Costa Rica for Kids
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Walk in Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve

A Family hike into a magical fairy tale where raindrops glimmer from each leaf and flower petal on this COSTS RICA FOR KIDS Santa Elena Cloud Forest Tour. Listen to the symphony of sounds coming from the cloud forest and dance along the trails with your family on this private guided tour.
The Santa Elena Cloud Forest is prefect for families with children of all ages. The elevation is slightly higher at 1600 meters (5250 feet) and there are 12 kilometres (7.5 miles) of well-maintained trails with benches to sit, rest or snack along the way. The Park is privately run by the Santa Elena Technical Professional High School whom protect over 300 hectares (741 acres) of land. A great perk for families, Santa Elena Reserve is considerably less crowded than Monteverde and offers a very similar, yet more tranquil experience.

Follow in the footsteps of your naturalist guide who will entertain and educate your kids on the magic of cloud forest flora and fauna. Have some fun learning facts about insects and the abundant vegetation along the jungle floor. There will be spectacular views the Arenal Volcano along with a large ficus tree perfect for taking climbing pictures, hey, you might even spot a natural Tarzan swing amid the forest trees too!

What families love about this tour! Families love this tour especially when traveling with young children or as a multigeneracional family. The ease of the hikes and smaller crowds allow for a more intimate and tranquil cloud forest experience. Sit and admire the beauty of the forest while your kids enjoy a snack and some trivia with your family expert guide!

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

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What’s included

  • Water
  • Entrances Fee
  • Transportation
  • Bilingual certified guide

What to bring

  • Camera
  • Binoculars
  • Repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Walking Shoes
  • Rain Jacket or Poncho

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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