Venado Caves -Spelunking
Venado Caves are the result of formation of more than 15 million years ago. According to studies believed that the caves were under sea level and due to tectonic plate movements came to the surface. These caves were discovered by Guatusos Aboriginal and consist of limestone, stalactites, stalagmites and corals.
The tour of the Venado Caves is an underground passage in the middle of the virgin rainforest.
On the trek through underground waterfalls will be able to see prehistoric marine fossils and really exotic formations.
Prepare to get wet and get dirty because you’re crawling through underground river systems in cameras isolated caves, where you will have the opportunity to observe unique rock formations and beautiful Paleolithic.
This is because the cave consists of rooms of various sizes, some of them are quite narrow and low, sometimes it must be crossed by small underground rivers.
- $85 per person
- Children: 0 to 4 years is free
- 5 to 12 years have a 20% discount of the regular fare
- Aged 12 and above pay adult fare
- Bilingual guide
- 7.30am and 1.30pm. Pick up time may vary depending on the hotel where you are staying.
- NOTE: The pick-up service is included for hotels in the area of La Fortuna. There is an additional charge for transportation to hotels outside of Zone 1
- ZONE 2: Lost Iguana, Observatory Lodge, Arenal Lodge & The Springs Resort: $ 20 per trip or $ 40 roundtrip.
- ZONE 3: Rancho Margot, Linda Vista, Arenal Vista: $ 25; $ 50 round trip
- ZONE 4: Leaves & Lizards, V. Hermosa, Tilajari: $ 35 / trip; $ 70 round trip
What to bring:
- Secure shoes for hiking
- Clothes to get wet in
- A change of clothes