Photography tour is a night or day walk that takes approximately 3 hours, where a small group of photographers with the naturalist guide, will walk around the park to look for different species of amphibious and reptiles like the Red Eye Tree Frog, toads, snakes and more. Also, you can have the chance to observe insects, birds or mammals. These tour is for professionals and amateurs too; the idea is to put in practice the techniques and abilities that you have for making good pictures in a scenery that is 100% natural, where the naturalist guide will complement your experience with information about the flora and fauna that will appear during the tour. Each participant has to bring its camera and lightning equipment.
Regular $119
Students $92
Children $66
Senior $92
Nationals $42
N. Students $32
N. Children $23
*Minimum 2 persons, maximum 4 persons.
*Transportation service is not included. It has an additional charge of $9 per person depending on your hotel location.
Requires previous reservation!
A magic world!
We are pioneers in the area of night hikes in the region of Arenal, with over 5 years of experience.
A unique visit! Approximately 95% of the parks animals are nocturnal!
Together with our guides, you will discover an impressive natural world!

During the night, we will be able to observe over 20 species of frogs in their natural habitat, including the most eye catching species, the Red Eyed Tree Frog. (Agalychnis callidryas).If nature permits, we will also be able to spot some mammal species like sloths (Bradypus tridactylus), Coati mundis (Nasua narica), Fruit bats (Artibeus jamaicensis), the beautiful Spectacled Owl (Pulsatrix perspicillata), and the interesting walking stick bug (Ctenomorpha chronus) among others.

The tour is 100% along Outdoor trails that run through the tropical rainforest.
Schedule: Flexible.
Duration: 3 hours approximately.
Tour recommendations
  • Wear comfortable closed toe shoes
  • Wear comfortable clothing for walking
  • Use insect repellent
  • Remember that Arenal Natura Ecological Park is located in the tropical rainforest, therefore you may need a poncho at any time. Have one handy, or purchase one in our shop.
  • Our team is comprised of professional guides, always follow their instructions and stay with the group.
  • Walk quietly, to avoid scaring animals in the area.
  • When stopping, stand in silence and observe carefully, birds, animals, and insects will begin to appear little by little.
  • Be patient, animals and insects roam freely throughout Arenal Natura Ecological Park.
  • Avoid passing the guide who leads your hike, so that he/she can locates plant or animal species along the way and explain them to you.
  • Most importantly, don’t forget your camera!
Tour includes
  • Naturalist guide
  • Park entrance
  • Civil Responsibility insurance policy
  • Transportation if needed (extra charge depending on your hotel location)
  • Walk in strategic places in the park to observe animal and plants
Tour Restrictions
  • Reservations are required Verify with Reservations Online, or contact us at Tel: (506) 2479-1616,
  • All children must be accompanies and supervised by an adult at all times.