La Fortuna

Night tour La Fortuna

La Fortuna, Costa Rica
Night tour La Fortuna
  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

See how La Fortuna transforms after sunset with this guided walking tour. Your guide will take you and your party into a natural area, where you'll learn about local crepuscular and nocturnal creatures and maybe see some yourself, such as owls, snakes, and colorful frogs—if you’re lucky, you may even spot a red-eyed tree frog.
  • Take an evening nature walk with a local guide
  • Learn about Costa Rica’s diverse ecology
  • Spot wildlife you wouldn't likely see during a day tour
  • Private tour with personal attention from your guide

What's Included

  • Profesional Guide

    Meeting and Pickup

    Meeting point

    • Sloth Watching Trail La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano Private Trail
      600 east of the Central Park, La Fortuna, Alajuela Province Alajuela, Provincia de Alajuela, La Fortuna, 21007, Costa Rica

    Start time

    05:30 PM

    End point

    This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    What To Expect

    Additional Info

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Recomended to bring bug spray and rainjackets if rains, close shoes and water.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

    Cancellation Policy

    You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

    • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
    • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
    • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
    • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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    Sonia_M
    Our family had a wonderful time on this nighttime jungle experience — this excursion far exceeded our expectations. Our guide, Sebastian, was knowledgeable, patient, and a wonderful resource. We learned a great deal about all the local spiders, frogs, sloths and other animals and reptiles that inhabit the area. It was amazing to hear how alive the jungle is at night— great experience overall and would definitely recommend.

    Reviews

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    Seeing all the little...
    Alison_A, Dec 2023
    Seeing all the little creatures our guide found was magical. What an experience! A unique tour for sure, not to be missed.
    In the dark
    Hooman_K, Dec 2023
    Highly recommend this tour. Very fun and different to see animals at night. My family enjoyed it very much.
    Interesting nighttime adventure
    Sonia_M, Jun 2023
    Our family had a wonderful time on this nighttime jungle experience — this excursion far exceeded our expectations. Our guide, Sebastian, was knowledgeable, patient, and a wonderful resource. We learned a great deal about all the local spiders, frogs, sloths and other animals and reptiles that inhabit the area. It was amazing to hear how alive the jungle is at night— great experience overall and would definitely recommend.
    Night walk is amazing!!
    Monte_T, Dec 2022
    We did the night walk and it was a really unique experience. We got to see lots of frogs and sloths. Well worth it!
    Response from Host, Dec 2022
    Night tour is another experience.. Amazing place to see animals.
    The guide on this tour...
    Sunil_S, Nov 2022
    The guide on this tour was very sub par, they were barely able to spot frogs besides the ones at the very beginning of the tour. We as a group spotted more frogs as the hike went on. Also, we didn’t know this place was a preserve and we weren’t doing the night tour in the wild per se. Overall disappointed with the experience and won’t recommend
    Great night tour in the rainforest
    WaiKei_W, Nov 2022
    My family and I including kids had a great time! The guides were so skilled at finding the smallest camouflaged creatures in the dark with their naked eyes and flashlights. They made us feel safe and worked hard to find as many creatures to see as possible. We felt lucky to see 2 types of venomous snakes, several types of frogs and toads, a sloth, an anteater, and a hairy spider. The hike was about 2 hours on flat terrain so totally manageable; however, for younger kids would recommend a stroller or carrier.
    Enjoyable tour
    John_K, Mar 2022
    We saw sloths, several species of frogs, termites, other insects, spiders, a lizard, a bird nesting on the ground with her chicks, a mouse, fish, and amazing fireflies I wish we had seen more but that is up to the animals.
    Response from Host, Mar 2022
    Hello John, Thanks for your review. We are happy to know you loved. Enjoy Costa Rica
    Awesome experience! The...
    Nickie_B, Jan 2022
    Awesome experience! The tour guides were very knowledgeable. We were able to see frogs, lizards, snakes, and sloths.
    Response from Host, Jan 2022
    Hello Nickie, Thanks for your review Nice to know you loved Pura Vida
    Night tour
    Mary_R, Jan 2020
    We did see a couple of sloths, but they were so high it looked like a ball in a tree, but that's what all the sloths do. We saw a red eyed frog that was cool and a very long snake in the creek. Because it is nature it will always be changing so every tour will be different.
    Response from Host, Jan 2020
    Thanks for your opinion... Nature is amazing, somethings we see many animals, somethings not; you saw some animals and they have great stories. In our tour, we try to do our best, but there are things that we cannot control, and that is out of our hands (weather and animals) ... We hope you enjoyed your tour. Regards
    Good but didn't see much
    Djunadi S, Jun 2019
    The tour operator did not reply to email about hotel pickup, but luckily the location was close to town, so I stopped by to arrange for one. It is a tour of a private reserve, right off the main La Fortuna road. The track was flat and dry. The guide was very knowledgable and tried hard to spot wild lives. We did see several sloths, frogs and bugs. But it was a bit of a slow night. All in all it was a good experience. Would be a great value if the price is lower

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