Plan to travel to Costa Rica with kids? We outline things to do, confirm minimum age limits, and offer child and student discounts too!
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National Parks, Hiking, and Walking
Want to participate in an activity in Costa Rica without a guide? We outline which tours allow unguided adventures and which do not. Learn more!
We outline things to do at the Arenal Observatory Lodge in La Fortuna Costa Rica, plus offer a free discount promotion code for the hotel too!
Costa Rica Entrance Fees: How Much It Costs To Enter Costa Rica’s National Parks, Wildlife Refuges, And Biological Reserves
Costa Rica entrance fees have increased! We list the fees for each of Costa Rica’s national parks, biological reserves, and wildlife refuges.
Plan to visit the Manuel Antonio national park? We outline who should go, park logistics, which guides to trust, and offer a free park tour discount too!
Plan to hike the Arenal Volcano National Park in La Fortuna? We outline which trail to take, describe how to see the Arenal Volcano, and offer discounts for guided tours too!
Plan to hike the Silencio Trail La Fortuna? We outline our preferred path, describe how to see the Arenal Volcano, and offer discounts for guided tours too!