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Arenal to Monteverde Boat+Shuttle Crossing

Don't waste a day driving or being driven around the lake, it's faster and a whole lot more fun to go straight across the lake on a boat!

You are picked up at your hotel in La Fortuna/Arenal area by shuttle/van, driven to Lake Arenal where you take a boat across the lake then another shuttle van meets you to take you to your Monteverde hotel. Of course, this works in reverse too!

If you want to see more on the way or you're concerned that the tour arrives at the destination too early for your hotel check-in (or departs too late for check out time) you could try our special version! This version includes additionally:

• 1 1/2 hour Coffee Tour at Beneficio de Coopeldos RL. You'll learn about the complete process of growing, processing (wet and dry methods) and roasting coffee.
• We'll then walk 5 minutes to Pezca Recreativa de Tilapia where you can learn and try your hand at fishing for Tilapia in the lake. You'll also get a demonstration of the extraction of juice from sugar cane using a manual sugar cane mill
• You'll enjoy a delicious homemade lunch, perhaps including a freshly caught Tilapia!

For a real adventure, you could also try transport between the two places by boat and horseback (your luggage is transported separately). See the Arenal to Monteverde Horseback Ride tour for details.

Tour information:

Departures: Daily at 8:30 AM, 2:30 PM in each direction from either Arenal or Monteverde hotels
Duration: Lake crossing + shuttle: approx 3 hours
Lake crossing + tour: full day
Cost per person: Shuttle and Boat Crossing: $25.00
Shuttle and Boat Crossing plus Coffee + Sugar Cane & Fishing Tour + Lunch (only morning departure): $135.00
Includes: Lake crossing + shuttle option includes:
• Ground transport to Lake Arenal
• 30-minute boat ride to the town of Río Chiquito
• 1.5-2 hour ground transport from Lake Arenal to your Monteverde hotel
Lake crossing + tour option additionally includes:
• Secure storage of your luggage while on the tours
• Coffee, fishing and sugar cane mill tours
• Lunch
Not included: Pickup or dropoff at hotels in Arenal further than Tabacon River/Resort are subject to an extra charge.

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  1. Most tours and activities run daily but have reached capacity on your date or haven\'t reached a minimum number of persons required for the tour to operate. If we are unable to accommodate you on your chosen date, we will, at your option, either reschedule your date or refund your payment, less bank fees, promptly.
  2. Full payment is required at the time of reservation to secure your spot. We will email you a confirmation so you will be fully paid up on the day of your trip.
  3. Should your plans change and you are unable to make your tour/transport or need to make changes, we will work with the supplier to either accommodate you on another tour or refund your money.
  4. The client is also responsible for any fees charged by the vendor as they have committed resources to your tour and may have more restrictive policies. The more notice you give us, the more likely we will be able to reaccommodate you.
  5. Tours will depart daily regardless of weather unless conditions would make it unsafe so please be prepared for the possibility of rain.
  6. For tours within Costa Rica please always make sure to carry a copy of your valid passport and your last entry stamp with you. For day and multi-day trips that involve border-crossing you must carry your valid passport and a copy of it with you at all times. Border crossing fees may apply.
  7. Cancellations with less than 24 hours notice are not refundable. Cancellations of single bookings with less than 7 days notice will incur a $15 cancellation fee (plus any bank or vendor charges).
  8. Any cancellation is subject to a 3 to 5% fee, depending on the payment type, to cover bank charges. Or we will be happy to apply your payment to another service.
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Arenal to Monteverde Boat+Shuttle Crossing - Terms and Conditions

  1. Most tours and activities run daily but have reached capacity on your date or haven\'t reached a minimum number of persons required for the tour to operate. If we are unable to accommodate you on your chosen date, we will, at your option, either reschedule your date or refund your payment, less bank fees, promptly.
  2. Full payment is required at the time of reservation to secure your spot. We will email you a confirmation so you will be fully paid up on the day of your trip.
  3. Should your plans change and you are unable to make your tour/transport or need to make changes, we will work with the supplier to either accommodate you on another tour or refund your money.
  4. The client is also responsible for any fees charged by the vendor as they have committed resources to your tour and may have more restrictive policies. The more notice you give us, the more likely we will be able to reaccommodate you.
  5. Tours will depart daily regardless of weather unless conditions would make it unsafe so please be prepared for the possibility of rain.
  6. For tours within Costa Rica please always make sure to carry a copy of your valid passport and your last entry stamp with you. For day and multi-day trips that involve border-crossing you must carry your valid passport and a copy of it with you at all times. Border crossing fees may apply.
  7. Cancellations with less than 24 hours notice are not refundable. Cancellations of single bookings with less than 7 days notice will incur a $15 cancellation fee (plus any bank or vendor charges).
  8. Any cancellation is subject to a 3 to 5% fee, depending on the payment type, to cover bank charges. Or we will be happy to apply your payment to another service.