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Arenal Wilberth Stables

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Address: La Fortuna - El Castillo, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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+506 2479 7522

This adventure begins at the foot of the volcano on our private estate,...

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 will receive the basic training to manage your horse from our guide.The horses are trained so you can enjoy your tour without worries. You can admire the impressive craters caused by ancient volcanic eruptions. As you travel through our pastures you will search for beautiful birds like orioles, toucans and other surprises. You will see beautiful organic gardens where you will be impressed by the size of our vegetables and defferrent varieties as well. During the tour you will enjoy beautiful scenery of the volcano and the lake as you immerse yourself in the beautiful forest and hopefully will be surprised by some of the animals that inhabit this amazing place. All from the top of your partner on this two and one half hour tour.At the end we will take you to our beautiful veranda where you will learn the history that lies behind the impressive Arenal Volcano and its beautiful lake.

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Great trails& landscape

Good for new adventurers. The owners are very safety conscious and you will only go as fast as the slowest party in your tour group.

Reviewed 6 March 2017
Elizabeth S
New Orleans, LA
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New Orleans, LA
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Good for new adventurers. The owners are very safety conscious and you will only go as fast as the slowest party in your tour group.

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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Allan thank you for showing us beautiful spots and covering us with mud!! And thank you for connecting. You re beautiful :) Nathalie

Thank Osteonat
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The horse ride to the volcano was such a beautiful life experience because of Alan who was an amazing guide. His energy, smile and attention was so enjoyable. We were able to have a volcano mud bath in the lake and we learned so much about the different animals and nature's virtue of the area.

Thank Raya N
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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Our guide, William, was amazing and really funny! This was my first time horseback riding and with our guide I felt very comfortable. The stream/ "mud bath" was a lot of fun, too. Defiantly wear a bathing suit! One of the best excursions on our trip to the Arenal area. Highly recommend!

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

Drove past and called in to find out about the riding and was given straight forward, helpful information. We were able to ride immediately which was a bonus. Had a great ride on very responsive horses which were happy to canter as well as walk. The guide was fun and we highly recommend the riding here. We also asked for... More 

Thank Carol P
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We went on a horseback ridning with Allan, and it was amazing. Beautiful nature, entertaining guide and nice horses. Allan, you're the best!! Best, Lea and Anja

Thank Thefamilyras
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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

The blurb states ride from 0745-1100, I was at my hotel at 1015 (hotel is 15 mins away). A bit short-changed, one might say. I have ridden off and on before, just enough to stay on the horse. The horse was fine, nice polite guide, nice polite ride. After 30mins, I hoped there was going to be some trotting, cantering... More 

Thank Rohit M
Near Atlanta
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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I was a little apprehensive to spring another chunk of change after leaving the zip line, and I was a bit afraid that I wouldn't enjoy the experience, but it was absolutely fabulous. Can't remember our guides name but he was super and we tipped him accordingly. Very fair price fair price for the experience of riding through a rainforest... More 

Thank vonsoest
Cooper City, Florida
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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

The horse tour was great. We have two children 7 and 9 that were able to enjoy the tour. It usually runs two hours but we cut it down to one for the sake of time and kids. We got an excellent view of the volcano as well as some local fruit trees. We left with a stalk of sugar... More 

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Reviewed 10 September 2016

We booked a 2 hour horseback ride and that was probably about 1.5 hours too long. Our guide was Diego and it was just my girlfriend and I on the tour. We figured this would make the tour even better because we would get more personalized attention. This was not the case in the slightest. First off, I had never... More 

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