Montezuma Falls, Montezuma

Take a steep but reasonably speedy 20-minute hike up the river, observing small water features, until you reach the majestic Montezuma Falls, a beautiful 24 m (78 ft) high cascade of water. Cool off in the large pool at the base of the falls, which is great for swimming, but too shallow for rock jumping. If you’re feeling a little more adventurous, scramble up the rough path on the left side of the falls to a deeper pool and a second waterfall, where you can jump safely. Wear sturdy boots, as you’ll have to navigate across slippery rocks throughout the hike. Using our online itinerary creator, Montezuma attractions like Montezuma Falls can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • My girlfriend and I rode ATVs from Mal Pais and were going to self guide. We somehow ended up with Crazy Carlos guiding us and that was a good thing. We may have found our way to the big falls but wou...  more »
  • We initially wanted to ride alone, and then saw the rain a guide came to see us to ride with him. We had to cross strong currents to access the waterfall it was Magic! Thank you hernando :)
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