La Fortuna, Costa Rica

Self-guided hike

Explore Arenal Mundo Aventura on this self-guided hike. 560 hectares rich in flora, fauna, and indigenous culture, splendid nature trails, and breathtakingly beautiful views of the Pino Blanco and the La Fortuna Waterfall.


Why choose Self-guided hike?

  • Explore 560 hectares of protected flora and fauna on this self-guided hike
  • Visit the Arenal Mundo Aventura butterfly garden, frog farm, a spectacular viewpoint of the Pino Blanco Waterfall & get to sit by the majestic La Fortuna Waterfall
  • End your exploration with a visit of the Maleku indigenous village & learn about their culture and way of living

Tour Description:

Arenal Mundo Aventura is a 560-hectare large ecological park that strives to preserve the harmony for all-natural, cultural, and social resources existing on these pristine grounds.

On this self-guided hike, we will equip you with a map for your exploration of the natural awes and wonders of La Fortuna’s rich flora and fauna. Go on a nature expedition exploring our lush trails, our butterfly garden, and our frog farm. A spectacular view of the Pino Blanco Waterfall awaits you as well as the water pools of the majestic 80-meter-high La Fortuna Waterfall. To round up your expedition visit the Maleku indigenous village and immerse yourself in the language, culture, and beliefs of one of the few remaining Costa Rican tribes.

What is included?

  • Park entrance

What is Not included?

What to Bring

  • Bug repellent
  • Sun protection
  • Hiking shoes
  • Camera

  • Adults: $16 USD
  • 13 years old and older.
  • Children: $9 USD
  • 7 to 12 years old.



Tour Times:

Monday to Sunday:

  • 07:00:00
  • 08:00:00
  • 09:00:00
  • 10:00:00
  • 11:00:00
  • 12:00:00
  • 13:00:00

Duration: Self-guided.

Meeting Point:

Meet us directly at Arenal Mundo Aventura Park or request a pickup from your Arenal hotel or vacation home. Please indicate your preference at booking.


For our own safety we can not accept your booking if:

  • Pregnant women
  • People with recent surgeries
  • People with back problems
  • People with severe heart conditions

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