Venado Caves, Arenal Volcano National Park

#11 of 13 in Nature in Arenal Volcano National Park
The vast system of Venado Caves in all likelihood dates back more than 15 million years. The eight chambers of the limestone cavern stretch for almost 3 km (1.8 mi), and are filled with interesting rock formations. On a guided tour, you'll see underground streams and waterfalls, as well as stalactites, stalagmites, marine fossils, bats, and frogs. Tours include a flashlight, boots, and a tasty meal, but bring a change of clothes as you will get wet while crossing the water curtains. Arrange to visit Venado Caves and other attractions in San Rafael de Guatuso using our San Rafael de Guatuso holiday maker.
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  • This was probably our favorite activity in Costa Rica. The tour is a true adventure and will test your ability to squeeze and crawl around dark and wet places. But, Henry, our guide knew the ins and.....  more »
  • A great cave tour for thrill seekers who want to try something a little different. Caves are challenging in one or two places but that's part of what makes it so good. Hadn't done caving before but...  more »
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