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Santa Elena Skywalk

Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5238
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A Head for Heights

We really enjoyed our walk through the Santa Elena Forest on the Sky bridges. You really do get a... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
Gillian W
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
Plenty to see

Great fun, an experience walking across hanging bridges not much animal life but beautiful... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2018
Derek T
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Half way between the town of Santa Elena and the Santa Elena Preserve the Sky Walk is located: This complex use trails, suspension bridges for a more tranquil introduction to the ecology and natives of the forest canopy, constructed within the cloud forest. It allows a vision of the forest from a different perspective which starts with a walk on the ground taking you up to explore the treetops, a hardly discovered habitat, called the “canopy” with a naturalist guide. Also discover the night wildlife at our Sky Walk Night Tour.
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  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“hanging bridges” (41 reviews)
“cloud forest” (35 reviews)
“howler monkeys” (10 reviews)
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

We really enjoyed our walk through the Santa Elena Forest on the Sky bridges. You really do get a different perspective of the forest from so high up. There were so many different trees and plants, and the vegetation was lush. I do agree with...More

2  Thank Gillian W
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

Great fun, an experience walking across hanging bridges not much animal life but beautiful vegetation.

Thank Derek T
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

The walk was nice but short. Bridges are beautiful. Skywalk is quite boring it is just walking through forest, we did not see any animals, there were just trees, no other colour than green. The comparating with rainy forest, cloud forest is boring. I think...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

It is not so much about the animals, though we saw butterflies, birds, howler monkeys and a tarantula. And, of course, welcoming coati mundi at the entrance. It is more about different perspective of forest. There are several information boards at the name sake bridges...More

1  Thank acorna
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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

We had a great time walking the sky walk, the hanging bridges are a thrill. The vegation is beautiful. Reminded me of the scenes in Avetar the Movie. Absolutely a Must Do if you in the area.

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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

This was a nice nature park with good paths and some great views especially from the 6 sky bridges. Some areas are a bit challenging but there are plenty of turn offs and shortcuts if you get tired.

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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

This place (also known as Selvetura hanging bridges if you are getting confused by two different names popping up) is absolutely beautiful. We came here twice on our trip to Monteverde, first through a scheduled self-walk visit(Anywhere Costa Rica) where we were picked up by...More

3  Thank sunrise_skylark
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

If your going to Costa Rica this is definitely got to be on your list, the place is just utterly amazing and beautiful.

Thank stewcam7
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

This is such a beautiful place to see. Take an afternoon and enjoy seeing medicine plants, a real jungle, and birds everywhere you look.

Thank mflocken
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

If you aren't afraid of heights, and you don't want to zip line, this is a nice option. Breathtaking views, nice hike.

Thank Pamela V
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Lisa M
4 February 2018|
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Response from stewcam7 | Reviewed this property |
it’s quite a hike through the woods and i don’t think a 3 year old would be up to it , as well all you wld be doing wld be watching the child an not enjoying the walk i wouldn’t
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ClevedonGal
7 January 2018|
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Response from Andreas M | Reviewed this property |
From Punta Arenas to Monteverde is quite a distance and will take to travel. Google map says its 60 kilometers and 1.5 hours but depending on the state of the dirt road up the hill this may take 2-3 hours each way. You would... More
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