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Arenal Wilberth Stables

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Great impromptu tour!

We had a great time and were very glad they had a spot at the end of the day after a tour we had... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Giovanna G
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Orlando, Florida
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Amazing experience

Great walk with the horses with a break by the river. The guide was really nice. We saw monkeys. Go... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Toni G
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This adventure begins at the foot of the volcano on our private estate, surrounded by natural beauty and farm animals. Then you will meet our beautiful, healthy and safe horses, which for years have been trained to perform this activity safely. You...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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La Fortuna - El Castillo, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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+506 2479 7522
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 November 2014

We took a 2 hour ride at Wilberth stables in late October. Our group was 4 including my wife and two daughters 24 and 28. The easiest way to contact wilberth is at their web site. I looked for their office in Fortuna and had...More

3  Thank topps61
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 4 January 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I really wanted to ride horses on our trip to Costa Rica, and with Alberto's Horses (which is the best in La Fortuna) was completely full we decided to go with second best Wilberth's Horses. I wasn't impressed with the hike at...More

2  Thank Briana_faulstich
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time and were very glad they had a spot at the end of the day after a tour we had booked with a different company was cancelled. Saw some cool animals and the horses were sweet and seemed to be well...More

Thank Giovanna G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great walk with the horses with a break by the river. The guide was really nice. We saw monkeys. Go for it.

Thank Toni G
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Had a wonderful day. I now love riding horses. The guide took us on a 2 hour journey. What a beautiful country

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 30 July 2018

The trips get full easily, the super attentive and friendly staff, care about the customer with a lot of love. RECOMMENDED

Thank EIMY
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

I took my 14 yr old on this horseback riding tour. In the description it says we were supposed to see lava tubes, and lava craters and learn about the area. Although it was a rainy day and the visibility of the volcano was zero,...More

Thank Chyna S
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The ride itself wasn't too bad in that the scenery was pretty, and the horses were gentle (maybe a little too much and I now wonder about their condition) We got a good view of the farm and some riding through the woods, up and...More

Thank Lynn W
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

We had a nice experience horseback riding! It was a beautiful day with awesome scenery and our horses Fortunata and Luky were sweet. We were allowed to take our time and enjoy the scenery. Our guide made monkey noises to help find some howler monkeys...More

Thank paisley8387
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We booked a horseback riding tour around the volcano and really enjoyed it. Allen, the guide, is very friendly and helpful. He knows a lot about the flowers, animals etc. in the area. The horses were well trained and seemed to be taken good care...More

Thank Maud E
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This operation is top notch. Their staff, facilities and horses were friendly, clean and cared for. The ranch is directly across the st. from the entrance to the Arenal national park and had fantastic views of both the volcano and the lake. Their horses seem...More

2  Thank smeissne
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time this morning riding through the trails near Arenal with Allen. He was so knowledgeable about the plants and wildlife in the area, and made us feel completely at ease. This was a thoroughly enjoyable tour, despite almost constant rain. I...More

Thank Jennifer L
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Katrina J
3 February 2015|
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Response from Mapeguz | Property representative |
hello The last eruptions were about 5 years ago, the tour takes place in front of the Arenal Volcano National Park. On the ground you can see the consequenses of the 68 eruption, as impact craters, besides that, you can... More
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Ivette A
30 January 2015|
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Response from Mapeguz | Property representative |
Hi Ivette 1. The tour is approx. 2 hours. 2. The cost of the tour is $58 per person. 3. We provide transportation, we have a pick-up and a drop-off, here in La Fortuna. 4. In the stables, we have a parking, so you can get... More
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