Skywalk with a guide is a great experience for nature lovers, photographers, families, and birdwatchers.
The tour is set at the Sky Adventures Park in Arenal. A preserve created in the rainforest near the National Park by a Costa Rican family.
For Sky Adventures park their priority is to run safe sustainable adventures and they have been successful since 1999.
The hanging bridges range up to 236m (774ft) in distance and up to 70m (230ft) in height, and each provides a singular opening to the canopy.
In the forests around the Arenal Volcano, you can find 3 species of monkeys, two types of sloths, and several rodents like coatimundis, armadillos, agoutis, and cats like margays or jaguars. You will also find the infamous fer-de-lance viper and the beautiful eyelash viper. As well as colorful poison dart frogs and several sorts of lizards.
And of course, the birds.
In the Sky Adventures Park area, there are more than 500 species of birds recorded in recent years. And while walking on the hanging bridges slowly and attentive you may watch the lovely cotinga, the emerald tanager, the ornate hawk-eagle, and even the ever-evasive umbrella bird.
This is an unusual opportunity to see the magnificent rainforests at a deliberately slow pace.
You will have the time and the disposition to take in the sightings, the aromas, the sounds and the amazing information that your guide will be sharing with you.
The rainforest is a complex however integral system.
And you will understand its importance in the survival of humans. Not only as a source for oxygen but also as a chemical laboratory and a communications center.
The rainforest is a majestic gift form the tropics and it is great to see it with someone who loves it and knows it.
Also, your tour guide leads this path quite frequently, so he or she knows where to detect specific birds or animals.
As you come back to the starting point, you may choose to grab a bite from the restaurant of the park or enjoy the other activities in Sky Adventures.