Zip Line Canopy Tour at Monteverde
Selvatura Adventure Park's Canopy Tour is one of the safest extreme adventures in Costa Rica! Our Canopy Tour guides start by harnessing you with all the appropriate equipment after which they will lecture you on all the safety procedures to enjoy this amazing adventure with our "Safety First" motto. You will then be flying through 15 cables and 18 platforms with an optional Tarzan Swing at the end of the adventure. Selvatura Park is one of the longest Canopy Tours in Costa Rica. Also it is the only canopy tour located inside the Monteverde Cloud Forest.
If you are looking for an extreme Monteverde canopy tour and amazing rides, Selvatura Park's Zip Lines are your best choice. The tour usually takes between 2.5 and 3 hours and can be done by adventurers from ages 4 and older. It is a safe adventure for everyone although restrictions may apply.
Monteverde Costa Rica Cloud Forest Reserve Canopy Tour
Selvatura's Tree Top Walkways consist of a 1.9 mile (approximately 3 kilometer) trail that crosses through the Monteverde Cloud Forest. Here visitors will walk on eight different bridges with various lengths ranging between 150 feet ( 50 meters ) up to 510 feet ( 170 meters ) and altitudes ranging between 36 feet ( 12 meters ) up to 180 feet ( 60 meters ). Each bridge has a width of five feet, the widest bridges in Costa Rica, and also a capacity of up to 80 people per bridge making them both the longest and strongest bridge systems in the Monteverde Cloud Forest. The Tree Top Walkways are suitable for people of all ages. The duration of the hike usually takes between 1.5 and 2 hours.
Mysteryous Animals that Wake our Curiosity
In our Reptile and Amphibian Exhibition you will find frogs, lizards, geckos and snakes, more than 30 species! In this guided tour, you will be able to observe live reptiles and amphibians inside terrariums with specialized climate control which provides these wonderful creatures a home-like habitat.
A Different World... A World of Butterflies
Venture into exploring a different world. A world in which a controlled climate provides the best temperature (82.4º F or 28º C) for its inhabitants to feel in paradise. Explore a community that gathers more than 20 species of butterflies. Learn about their life cycle, their special abilities and behaviors that have helped them evolve throughout thousands of years. Enjoy a guided walk inside one of the world's largest live butterfly exhibitions with an area of over 29,000 square feet (2,700 square meters). Come and enjoy all the wonders that you may discover in this marvelous World of Butterflies.
A Must if You Are Visiting Monteverde
the world's third largest private insect collection. Take a close look at thousands of insects, butterflies and other wonderous species from all over the world, presented in a way never seen before anywhere else. Admire the exhibition "Jewels of the Rain Forest" by world renowned entomologist Dr. Richard Whitten who has been collecting insects for decades. Learn from Dr. Whitten on a special video called "Jewels of the Rain Forest" which is projected in our cinematic auditorium throughout the tour. This video features insects from all over Costa Rica, most of which can be found at Selvatura Park. Come and be part of one of the world's most beautiful bio-artistic shows at our World Class exhibition "Jewels of the Rain Forest"
Dazzling Birds That Will Fly in Your Memory For Ever
Imagine yourself in a beautiful garden. Now imagine over 100 beautiful hummingbirds flying cheerfully around you! That is what the incredible Hummingbird Garden has to offer you. More than 14 species of hummingbirds will amaze you with their incredible aerial maneuvers and bright lively colors.
Definitively a photography fan's treat! No matter what mood you are in these small daredevils will cheer you up and give you an unforgettable air show. Come to our hummingbird garden and amaze yourself with these fantastic speeding creatures!
Without a Doubt the Best Restaurant within the Cloud Forest At El Jardín (the garden) our visitors can enjoy our exquisite cuisine in a rustic environment with beautiful views of Selvaturas main gardens and the Monteverde Cloud Forest on the background. It offers great options for those looking for breakfast, lunch or simply seeking and area to relax and enjoy a delicious cup of local coffee. Our Restaurant specializes in pizzas, pastas and international food as well as local cuisine.