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Parque Arvi

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“park entrance”(11 reviews)
“guided hike”(7 reviews)
Ecotourism Arvi Regional Park (Arvi Park), is located 30 km from the center of Medellin (Colombia) in the village of Santa Elena and the municipality of Guarne (Antioquia - Colombia). It is an open park developed on land for public use, created for...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
C. Santa Elena | On the way to Piedras Blancas, Santa Elena 050007, Colombia
+57 4 4442979
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 10 February 2018

The thing with the parque arvi is that the moment you get off the metrocable you get herded into these touristy presentations where they try to set you up with a guide and blah blah blah. Most people get stuck on this "stroll" that only...More

9  Thank Prattley2018
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 12 June 2018

The park is horribly organized, and actively discourages visitors from exploring the park. We arrived by the cable car, spent a lot of time trying to figure out how to get to the hiking trails shown on the maps. You can't, and even if you...More

5  Thank tzolper
Juan José V, Comunicador at Parque Arvi, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Hello. We regret that your experience was not what you expected.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The travel to the park is a unique experience, where is possible to se Medellin in all its aspects. The park is big with a lot of options for trecking, bird watching, restaurants, etc... You can stay the whole day and still you wont be...More

Thank Marcos S
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's rather hard to get around all by yourself. Many paths are just with a guide and you do not get a decent map of the park. When you're on your own you have to mostly stay on the roads for walking or a hike....More

Thank Sebastian B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oskar was a very patient tour guide to show us the orchids and bromeliads. There were so many to see on the hike, I would recommend doing more than one tour as you are tucked away from the busy Medellin cityscape.

Thank chicks4176
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible views on way up and down. The park itself though requires you to pay to go anywhere. Plus foreigners play extortionate prices for this. You're better off staying on the cable car and coming straight back again.

Thank cris_clark2000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took and metro ride, and two cable cars to Parque Arvi about one hour). Paid an extra COP5500 per person for the cable car to Arvi. When we arrived, information confirmed that we are not allowed to walk on any of the trails without a...More

Thank Sean G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a great time at parque Arví. When we got there it was raining (October is rainy season,beware), so we took shelter at restaurante Cable a Tierra. We were greeted with warm blankets and hot tea,by the most hospitable and wonderful...More

Thank DavidAndresPR
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This is a must see when visiting Medellin. This is a Natural Reserve offering tours, plenty of beautiful views. We found the transportation to the park from the city easy to figure out and people are so helpful. There were artisanal products and delicious food....More

1  Thank Patricia V
Reviewed 28 September 2018

the arvi park in my opinion is a awesome place where you can to relax and enjoy the nature and the animals that you can find there

Thank bryansalazar1704
Reviewed 11 September 2018

We gave ourselves an excellent and very cheap city tour by getting on Medellin's world fabled Metro, riding it to both ends. On one jaunt we got off and took the cable up to Arvit Park, a looooooong trip waaaay up the mountain, over the...More

1  Thank CaboSanLucasCocinera
Juan José V, Comunicador Social at Parque Arvi, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018
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Hola. Nos alegra que hayas tenido una grata experiencia en tu visita. Gracias por compartir con nosotros el amor por...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018

We spent around an hour getting to this park, and upon arrival realized that there is close to nothing to do at the top, unless you hire one of their private guides. There is a small market for souvenirs, but that is about it. Thoroughly...More

Thank Richard L
Juan José V, Comunicador Social at Parque Arvi, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Hi. We regret that your experience was not what you expected. Arvi Park, as mine as yours

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22 August 2017|
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Response from hubbardbk | Reviewed this property |
I agree. Metro Cable is the most direct way to travel to Parque Arví. Plus, the views are spectacular!