1. Costa Rica
  2. Alajuela Province
  3. La Fortuna
  4. Arenal Volcano

Arenal Forest: Bird Observation & Photography Tour

Product ID: 288440
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The great diversity offered by Costa Rican forests include more than 850 species of birds, some endemic and others migrating. This makes Arenal Forest the perfect place to spot wild and exotic birds for both photographers and enthusiasts alike.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Mobile ticketing
Duration 3 hours
Starting time 5:30 AM
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Please wait in the hotel lobby 15 minutes before your scheduled pickup time. The guide will ask for you at reception. Drivers will wait no longer than 5 minutes after the scheduled pickup time.

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  • Explore the Rain Forest on an easy trail
  • Observe bird species characteristic of this area
  • Take incredible photographs of birds and animals that can be seen on the trail
Full description
If you are a lover of birdsong and enjoy the beautiful colors of these feathered creatures, this tour and outing amongst nature is for you. Enjoy a gentle walk through the forest with the purposes of observing and photographing these incredible animals.

The areas around the Arenal Volcano and Lake Arenal are fantastic for bird watchers. An expert bilingual naturalist and birdwatcher guide will help you find a wide variety of species such as toucans, parrots, orioles, colorful tanagers, parakeets and many more.

Birds are most active early in the morning and in the late afternoon as the day cools into evening.
For more experienced birdwatchers, you can focus on seeing Royal Flycatchers, White-Fronted Nun birds, Cinnamon Woodpeckers and other less commonly seen species.
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Entrances
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Insect repellent
  • Closed-toe shoes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
• Bring your binoculars and camera

From US$ 88.40 per person