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This is well worth a visit. There are 6 hanging bridges that sway but very safe. We had amazing hot... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Nothing to be scared of

Beautiful forest walk, birds and flowers. Five hanging bridges, well-maintained and no great... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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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...more
Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

This is well worth a visit. There are 6 hanging bridges that sway but very safe. We had amazing hot weather but of course it can rain. We only saw monkeys in the distance and we saw no birds but we went mid morning. Maybe...More

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank karen300658
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Beautiful forest walk, birds and flowers. Five hanging bridges, well-maintained and no great movement

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

We visited Santa Elena Skywalk in the afternoon after spending the morning at Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. It was the perfect bookend because here we were among the treetops. The hanging bridges gave us a totally different perspective on the abundant plant life amid the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Tiffy_Bird
Reviewed 28 February 2018

This place is wonderful. Must less crowded than the similar Selvatura. During most of the Skywalk we were completely alone in the forest. The hanging bridges were high and very long, really allowing you to look down on the rainforest. Really loved this place.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank pianodoc
Reviewed 28 February 2018

The Santa Elena Skywalk is one of the attractions at the Sky Adventures Park that include the Sky Tram and Zip wires. The Skywalk is a well laid out combination of six suspension bridges in the forest canopy spanning deep canyons and connected to walking...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Steve_of_N21
Reviewed 25 February 2018

We enjoyed the guided hike and the skywalks. It was a good way to experience and learn about the cloud forest

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank bnelsonjameson
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

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Gillian W
Reviewed 8 February 2018

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

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank DerekT592
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

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank monikadankova1995
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

Date of experience: January 2018
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28 September 2018|
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Response from 343samc | Reviewed this property |
You can call the hotel and ask them. We rented a car and drove. Driving in Costa Rica is not so difficult. So if you decide to book a car, do it from the airport. Get directions to your hotel.
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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
7 January 2018|
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Response from andreaswmatthes | 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