Rio Celeste, Tenorio Volcano National Park

Trek into the rainforest and observe the colorful waters of Rio Celeste. Located at the meeting point of two rivers, and near a dramatic waterfall, the water is colored by the special minerals found in the rocks and riverbed, creating an excellent scene to admire and photograph. Unfortunately, you can no longer swim in the vibrant waters, but the hike through the jungle and the chance to see the natural phenomenon make the experience worthwhile. Be sure to bring sturdy boots for the trail, and don’t forget your camera. To visit Rio Celeste and other attractions in Tenorio Volcano National Park, use our Tenorio Volcano National Park online itinerary maker.
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  • We had such a great time with this tour. Costa Rica is such a beautiful country I got to see many of the highlights. Gustavo was awesome at explaining where we were going and what we were going to...  more »
  • Yes it really is the brilliant blue colour you see in the photos. The trail is 6km long in total there and back and I would describe it as a moderate hike but made more difficult due to the heat and.....  more »
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