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Santa Elena Skywalk

Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5238
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Above the Ferns and Trees for an amazing view.

A very nice walk above the beautiful flora and fauna of the Cloud forest. The view 155 meters... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
A walk in the woods, could have been anywhere

We opted for the unguided walk, and were utterly underwhelmed. It felt like walking through woods... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
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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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  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Santa Elena, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5238
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

A very nice walk above the beautiful flora and fauna of the Cloud forest. The view 155 meters above the valley floor puts you above tallest trees and ferns. Sensory quiet among a huge tourist trap. When you back into that trap you are refreshed.

Thank jstamilio
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We opted for the unguided walk, and were utterly underwhelmed. It felt like walking through woods that could have been anywhere, we saw and heard absolutely zero wildlife, and the view from the hanging bridges was not particularly spectacular. For that, we paid $88 for...More

1  Thank MisterGulliver
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We had booked the triple ticket here. This included the cloud forest walk, cable car and zip lining. The cloud forest walk of about 2 hours very pleasant, and we understand you do not get animals etc to command. But this was pretty boring. Great...More

Thank omanNorfolk
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Recently have a guided tour around Santa Elena skywalk. It was a great experience to be up in the canopy of the forest. I had a guided tour as I tend to miss everything, so I found that useful to point things out that otherwise...More

Thank smiley100
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Enjoyed the walk, but no good if you don't like swinging bridges. A bit steep in between some of the bridge's. You need to be quite fit

Thank Maureen R
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Went on about an hour walk and over 6 hanging bridges above the forest floor. Even some people with height issues were ok. Bridges wing a little but are pretty solid. The forest is dense fauna with lots of diversity. The paths are well marked...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 5 March 2017

A very interesting guided walk with a very knowledgeable guide. Best in a group of no more than four so you can hear and see everything

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We had already been to 3 forest walks of different parts of the Cloud Forest so we had seen most of the "sites." Nonetheless it was a very representative tour and covered all the flora and fauna if few animals. The bridges were interesting and...More

1  Thank Bruce D B
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

This was our last adventure before leaving Monteverde. Out of all we did I think I might rate this our best tour. We did several guided tours while in Monteverde and decided to just walk this one on our own. If you would like to...More

1  Thank Ronda A
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This was a fantastic walk in the cloud forest. 5-6 suspension bridges through the canopy. Amazing ferns flowers and birds spotted along the way.

Thank waller7
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14 October 2015|
Response from betasplen | Reviewed this property |
You can certainly do it on your own. That's what I did. You will mostly see pristine cloud forests from the hanging bridges and some exotic birds if you are lucky. There is really not much a guide can add to your experience... More