Fancy swinging through the cloud forest in Costa Rica? Monteverde is home to some of the best canopy tours in Central America and the zip lines are insane!
Aventura is a great company to go with as it boasts 12 cables, a gigantic Tarzan swing, rope bridges and the spectacular Superman Cable – where you actually feel like you’re flying! And the best part? You’re 260ft in the air.
Zip-lining in Monteverde, Costa Rica - What to do in Costa Rica - Fabulous Travel Guide
A two-hour tour, including equipment, hostel pickup and a team of guides, costs just $40 (less with a student card). Staff here are friendly, professional and good fun! Email: firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot.
What to wear
The cloud forest is usually wet and muddy so wear hiking boots/trainers, thick socks, a waterproof coat and long trousers. You can take your camera but make sure it’s secure or give it to one of the guides.
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Category: Central America, Costa Rica, Monteverde
About Alison Adey: I was previously Channel Editor for IPC's Homes network (Housetohome.co.uk; Idealhomemagazine.co.uk; Livingetc.com and Homesandgardens.com) but I bid them a fond farewell in December 2010 to embark on this trip. I also worked for Nowmagazine.co.uk as a features writer for two years. View author profile.