The most difficult part of writing a top 10 list of things to do at Arenal Volcano is limiting it to only ten! There are so many activities, points of interest and beautiful places in this area that narrowing down the list took longer than writing the article! Take a look, enjoy, and share your favorite things to do at Arenal in the comments section below.
Top Ten Things to do at Arenal
Strolling around La Fortuna – One of the coolest little towns in Costa Rica, La Fortuna offers many restaurants, shops, night life, internet cafes, and more.
Canopy zipline – With seven different zipline courses at all price points, speeds, lengths, and heights, Arenal is one of the best places in Costa Rica for this thrilling adventure activity.
Sport fishing on Lake Arenal – Bass fishermen beware! Lake Arenal is home to lunker-size Guapote (aka: Rainbow Bass).
Horseback riding – Saddle up for a ride to either La Fortuna Waterfalls or the base of Arenal Volcano. Several operators offer horseback rides to these top attractions on well-cared for, healthy horses.
Eco Centro Danaus – Located on three hectares of natural terrain, Eco Centro Danaus is a nice stop for nature lovers. Visitors will have a good chance of observing sloths, caimans, toucans, frogs and more.
Whitewater tubing the Rio Arenal – Originating at the Lake Arenal Dam, the Rio Arenal snakes it’s way through a scenic canyon behind the resorts and town of La Fortuna. There are several operators, including the Club del Rio at The Springs Resort, that will take you on an unforgettable tubing adventure along several stretches of this gorgeous river.
Arenal Oasis Night Walk – This is the tour to take if you want to get up close and personal with some of Costa Rica’s most colorful amphibians! You are all but guaranteed to walk away with photos of red eyed leaf frogs, glass frogs, and a poison dart frog or two.
….And there are plenty more things to do at Arenal Volcano! Use the comments box below to share your favorite activities.