Length

2.5 Hours

Activity Level

Moderate

Great for:

This tour is great for everyone. No minimum age.

Sky Walk is ideal for professors, students, researchers, naturalists, whole families, and the public in general. The climb is not strenuous or muddy, as the trails are well maintained and generally very flat. Local guides accompany each tour and help visitors learn about native plant and animal species.

This tour generally lasts two to three hours. Groups can be no larger than ten people.

Monteverde

  • Trail Distance: 1.5mi. (2.5Km.)
  • Number Of Bridges: 6
  • Trail Type: Mostly flat. Partially accessible by wheel chair.
  • Tour Duration: 2 hours
  • Forest Type: Cloud forest
  • Landscape: Primary and secondary forests
  • Average temperature: 65ºF (19ºC.)
  • Altitude: 5250ft. (1600m.)

Arenal

  • Trail Distance: 2.2mi. (3.6km.)
  • Number Of Bridges: 5
  • Trail Type: Uneven with ascents and descents.
  • Tour Duration: 3 hours
  • Forest Type: Rain forest
  • Landscape: 2 waterfall – 2 observations decks
  • Average temperature: 82ºF (28ºC.)
  • Altitude: 2460ft. (750m.)

Skywalk an unforgettable experience, with the excitement of looking to one side and seeing the tops of the trees while at the same time having the sensation of walking among the clouds. The main objective of the activity is to offer a different observational perspective of the tropical forest, as a new alternative in tourism for nature lovers.

Entrance fee; this is an optional tour guided or self-guided tour.

  • Hiking shoes or tennis
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Jacket or raincoat
  • Insect repellent.

If I am afraid of heights... Should I do this tour?

This rain forest is amazing! And it is totally worth it. However, if you are afraid of heights you can tell your tour guide for him/her to let you through the bridge alone (Not getting the movements of others in the bridge).

If it rains can I still do the tour?

Yes, as long as there is not an electrical storm with lightning or extremely strong winds.

How is the topography of the trail? Are there hard climbs?

The terrain has a bit of everything, however yes, there are hills to climb.

Visitors must be capable of walking and climbing stairs.