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La Fortuna: Danaus Ecological Park and Butterfly Garden Tour

Product ID: 320768
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Explore the Ecocentro Danaus, a private ecological reserve for conservation, environmental education and sustainable production. Discover a botanical garden with more than 600 species of plants and a butterfly garden on a small-group tour.
About this activity
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Mobile ticketing
Duration: 2.5 - 3.5 hours
Starting times 8:00 AM, 1:00 PM
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Zone 3 Hotels: Arenal Observatorio Lodge, El Castillo Town, Chachagua Town, Muelle San Carlos Town

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  • Walk a circuit path through a secondary forest in regeneration
  • Learn about national biodiversity through eco-friendly management
  • Observe a wide variety of plants and wildlife in their natural habitat
Full description
After pickup in your hotel zone in La Fortuna, head to Ecocentro Danaus, a private ecological reserve where programs for conservation, training, environmental education, and sustainable production are developed. This small ecological reserve regenerated naturally thanks to the efforts of a group of people concerned about environmental conversation and education for children and adults. This wonderful project has greatly contributed to the sustainable tourism development of La Fortuna.

Take a circuit path through a secondary forest in regeneration. The trail is suitable for anyone. Along the way, discover a botanical garden with more than 600 species of plants, a butterfly garden with more than 40 species, areas designated to the natural reproduction of frogs, medicinal plant gardens, and a wetland declared as a site of national importance for the nesting and observation of aquatic birds. In addition to these sites, the entire trail provides excellent observation points to see wildlife in rejuvenation; frogs, butterflies, snakes, turtles, alligators, sloths, basilisk lizards, agoutis, and birds are normally seen in this place. End the tour with a quick visit to the Eco Center souvenir shop where you will have a delicious snack of fresh fruit.
  • Hotel pickup from La Fortuna, from Zones 1, 2 and 3 (depending on the option chosen)
  • Transportation in a comfortable air-conditioned minivan with WiFi
  • Bilingual naturalist guide
  • Reserve entrance fees
  • Bottled mineral water
  • Fresh fruit snacks
  • Insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drink

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Insect repellent
Not allowed
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• Please, pay attention to your pickup zone selection; you must choose correctly where your hotel is located:
• Zone 1 Hotels: La Fortuna Town, Arenal Country, Casa Luna Hotel & Spa, Los Lagos, Volcano Lodge, Volcano Inn, Arenal Springs, Arenal Manoa, Arenal Paraíso, Montaña de Fuego, Kokoro, Campo Verde, Carlos Lodge, Tacotal, Kioro, Tabacón, Mountain Paradise, Arenal Nayara, Villas Eco Arenal, Silencio del Campo, Royal Corin, Baldi Hot Springs, La Pradera del Arenal, Magic Mountain, Lomas del Volcan
• Zone 2 Hotels: Arenal, El Tanque Airport, Lost Iguana, Arenal Lodge, El Bosque, The Springs Resort
• Zone 3 Hotels: Arenal Observatorio Lodge, El Castillo Town, Chachagua Town, Muelle San Carlos Town
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From US$ 86.25 US$ 69 per person

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Ecoterra Costa Rica

Product ID: 320768