Sky Adventure in Arenal
Arenal Costa Rica is a premier location if adventure is on your list of things to do. The Costa Rica Sky Adventure tour is one that can’t be missed. The sky tram, sky trek and butterfly gardens are the tours currently offered through Costa Rica Sky Adventures. Each tour offers adventure as well as an ariel view of the beauty and magnificence of Arenal from far above the treetops. A view of the landscape and the rainforest below adds to the excitement of your trip to Costa Rica. The adventure tours have been given the ecological flag which is a stamp of approval for their contribution to environmental preservation. The tour is both ecologically friendly and adventurous.
What to Expect
Adventure Tours offers options of tour packages designed for every interest. If adventure is what you seek, the sky tram and sky trek allows visitors to enjoy both experiences with one price. The sky tram guide leads you through a guided tour as you ride the cableway over the depths below. The sky tram may stop occasionally suspended above so the guide can provide rides with information about the beautiful views of the Costa Rica landscape.
A tour for all ages and abilities, sky tram is a gondola ride that allows you to view a few of the major highlights of Arenal such as the volcano in Arenal National Park, the Lake and the surrounding rainforest. The tour reaches the observation deck where riders can choose to take a short hike through the surrounding trails or just enjoy the beauty from the observation deck.
Sky trek is a complementary tour given with Sky Tram and cannot be offered as a separate tour; however you can purchase sky tram independent of other tours. Sky trek is for those who really enjoy a good adrenalin rush. It is a zip line canopy tour where those real adventure seekers will be harnessed by the guides at a platform and zip through the air using cables that range from 100 feet to ½ mile in length. Participants to this adventure may be up to 650 feet in the air. Your safety is always top priority; the sky trek guide will be there to control participant’s landings for safety. As you zip along you will have an excellent view of the landscape of the rainforest and the Arenal reserve, not to mention being up close and personal with the tree tops just beneath you.
For those that prefer a less adventuresome activity they may opt to take advantage of the guided hike or the butterfly garden nearby the sky trek platform. The butterfly tour is an attraction for all ages. It is a short educational tour offered to allow visitors to learn about and view butterflies in their natural environment. The butterfly garden is a great way to bring a calm end to the great adventures of being suspended above the Arenal terrain.
Tips for Visiting
All sky adventure tours are safe and secure, however specific conditions may apply. Anyone who braves the sky adventure tours should be sure and read the conditions and rules for age limits, accessibility options, weigh limits and weather appropriate dress to ensure their safety and their enjoyment.
The landscape alone amazes visitors to Costa Rica. Sky Adventures allow visitors to view the beauty of Costa Rica from a most unique perspective. It is said that those who have taken the sky adventure tours have been able to hear the rocks crumbling around the volcano as they zip past, or see the tops of the trees in the rainforest and see the beautiful sparking water of the Arenal Lake. Sky adventures offers an opportunity for visitors to see areas of Costa Rica that others may only dream of.