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Arenal Wilberth Stables

#19 of 26 Nature & Parks in La Fortuna de San Carlos Features Animals
La Fortuna - El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 7522
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Fantastic experience with Allen

Cannot recommend this trip highly enough. Allen completely looked after our family with children... read more

Reviewed yesterday
San Diego, California
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Wonderful Ride

My family and I had a great ride a few days ago with Wilberth Stables. We took a two-hour, 10km... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
New York City, New York
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This adventure begins at the foot of the volcano on our private estate, surrounded by natural beauty and farm animals. Then you will meet our beautiful, healthy and safe horses, which for years have been trained to perform this activity safely. You will receive the basic training to manage your horse from our guide.The horses are trained so you can enjoy your tour without worries. You can admire the impressive craters caused by ancient volcanic eruptions. As you travel through our pastures you will search for beautiful birds like orioles, toucans and other surprises. You will see beautiful organic gardens where you will be impressed by the size of our vegetables and defferrent varieties as well. During the tour you will enjoy beautiful scenery of the volcano and the lake as you immerse yourself in the beautiful forest and hopefully will be surprised by some of the animals that inhabit this amazing place. All from the top of your partner on this two and one half hour tour.At the end we will take you to our beautiful veranda where you will learn the history that lies behind the impressive Arenal Volcano and its beautiful lake.
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La Fortuna - El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
+506 2479 7522
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Cannot recommend this trip highly enough. Allen completely looked after our family with children aged 4, 6 and 10. He was a great tour guide pointing out many local features and creatures and went out of his way to show us a family of howler...More

Thank NScorah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I had a great ride a few days ago with Wilberth Stables. We took a two-hour, 10km ride on the ranch property. Great volcano views (when the clouds allow). It was very peaceful. We saw many birds, including a flock of parrots,...More

Thank squali1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an amazing experience! Allen was extremely knowledgable and helpful throughout the entire ride and made us feel very safe. The scenery was beautiful and we were able to spot out some wildlife. The horses were also very sweet and knew the trail well...More

Thank brianad17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite activity so far in El Castillo 😊. Our guide Alan was wonderful! The horse are beautiful and they take very good care of if. We were really lucky because the day we went we were only 3 (my boyfriend, the guide and me!)....More

Thank Gabrielle A
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We had a great horseback riding tour experience. Alan was a great and safe guide! Thank you very much!

Thank Martina T
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Good for new adventurers. The owners are very safety conscious and you will only go as fast as the slowest party in your tour group.

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Allan thank you for showing us beautiful spots and covering us with mud!! And thank you for connecting. You re beautiful :) Nathalie

Thank Osteonat
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The horse ride to the volcano was such a beautiful life experience because of Alan who was an amazing guide. His energy, smile and attention was so enjoyable. We were able to have a volcano mud bath in the lake and we learned so much...More

Thank Raya N
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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Our guide, William, was amazing and really funny! This was my first time horseback riding and with our guide I felt very comfortable. The stream/ "mud bath" was a lot of fun, too. Defiantly wear a bathing suit! One of the best excursions on our...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Drove past and called in to find out about the riding and was given straight forward, helpful information. We were able to ride immediately which was a bonus. Had a great ride on very responsive horses which were happy to canter as well as walk....More

Thank Carol P
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Katrina J
2 February 2015|
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Response from Mapeguz | Property representative |
hello The last eruptions were about 5 years ago, the tour takes place in front of the Arenal Volcano National Park. On the ground you can see the consequenses of the 68 eruption, as impact craters, besides that, you can... More
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Ivette A
29 January 2015|
Response from Mapeguz | Property representative |
Hi Ivette 1. The tour is approx. 2 hours. 2. The cost of the tour is $58 per person. 3. We provide transportation, we have a pick-up and a drop-off, here in La Fortuna. 4. In the stables, we have a parking, so you can get... More
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