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Canopy Adventure Barva Volcano

Road to the Barva Volcano, 2 miles from San Jose de la Montana | Heredia, Costa Rica, Barva 40206, Costa Rica
+506 2266 0782
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I inquired about ziplining but after explaining some of the logistical issues I had (scheduling... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Abeona_Fortuna
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New York City, New York
This was a blast!

This was a blast! I did this with a bunch of girlfriends and it was so much fun. The cloud forest... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Elise T
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South Kingstown, Rhode Island
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Canopy Adventure "Barva Volcano" is located only 35 min. from the international airport and 40 min. from San Jose; on the province of Heredia at the foothills of the Barva Volcano. It was established in 1998 by a Forest Engineer on a private reserve of over 400 acres. Placed in the middle of a Cloud Forest, at about 7,000 ft above sea level, there are a total of 13 platforms and 8 cables crisscrossing a river while traveling on a protected biological corridor. Starting with easy cables and leaving the best for the end, a 600 ft. run over an amazing waterfall. Although the cables are unforgettable, the adventure is also about the forest, the guides love to share their knowledge of this unique environment with you on a nature walk that is worth the day trip by itself. Suitable for all ages, the youngest adventurer to do this ride was no more than 2 years old and the oldest one yet, 88 springs. Come fly through the cloud forest on this unforgettable adventure right in the Central Valley!!!!
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“cloud forest” (12 reviews)
“costa rica” (7 reviews)
“zip lining” (10 reviews)
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Road to the Barva Volcano, 2 miles from San Jose de la Montana | Heredia, Costa Rica, Barva 40206, Costa Rica
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+506 2266 0782
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

I inquired about ziplining but after explaining some of the logistical issues I had (scheduling, luggage, meals), Ingrid took it upon herself to arrange for everything--from pickup, zipline, lunch, and drop-off at our hotel. I was blown away with her generous hospitality. The driver she...More

1  Thank Abeona_Fortuna
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This was a blast! I did this with a bunch of girlfriends and it was so much fun. The cloud forest was gorgeous, the guides were fantastic, and the zip lines were a hoot. I can't say enough about how great the guides were. They...More

Thank Elise T
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Time ago I proposed myself to make a tour by the canopies of my country. This time was Adventure Barva. My son (of 7 years) and I enjoyed the "adventure" and the exuberant green nature of the area, up in the trees. This canopy is...More

Thank CarlosHedez
Reviewed 15 April 2016

We were searching an activty for half day plan near the central valley and luckily found Canopy Adventure. The four of us really enjoy it. It can be chilly, since it is cloudy forest, so hoodies prooved handy. The guides (team of 2 per group)...More

Thank weslyto
Reviewed 28 February 2016

My husband and I bought this trip from Britt's website: combination of adventure and coffee tour. These two tours are completely different kinds, both very fun-filled experience. We were picked up at our hotel and were met by the 20 year old Stewart, who spoke...More

Thank CBuston
Reviewed 23 February 2016

This is a zip line in a forested area. Previously a meadow, the first area of interest is how this area has been allowed to return to undergrowth. Every member of the staff is courteous to the customers as well as to each other. They...More

Thank Thefourboysmom
Reviewed 1 January 2016

We chose Canopy Adventure because it was fairly close to where we were staying, and I'm glad we didn't go further. It was a fantastic experience! Our group of about 25 people included many college students and a couple of families (our youngest zip-per was...More

Thank helgA2010
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

This place is by far one of the best zip lining places in Costa Rica. It's cloud forest and nature along with its people and professional skills are off chart. There are 8lines that increases it's level of thrill as you move on with the...More

Thank Aaron D V
Reviewed 11 July 2015

The tour guides are great: personable, hilarious, and they obviously know what they are doing -- and, of course, the cloud forest is beautiful. In total, there are 8 zip lines that progressively get faster and longer. Safety is very important, and they give clear...More

2  Thank Naomi Q
Reviewed 15 June 2015

The tour leader and staff were excellent. They helped put a fast beating heart at ease! Beautiful canopy! Also, loved how the four legged friends came along on the trail! Highly recommend esp to a first time zip liner!

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