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Rainforest Night Walk

Monteverde's most popular 2-hour moderate-pace guided night walk with a certified wildlife tour guide.


✅ What’s Included:

  • Insurance
  • Tour Guide
  • Group Tour
  • Entrance Fees
  • Use of Flashlights

❌ Not Included:

  • Transportation**

**Can be added as you book online.

Adults 10+ Years Old

🐍 See Many Animals at Monteverde Rainforest Night Walk

Are you ready to embark on a journey into the enchanting world of Monteverde after the sun sets? Join us for the Monteverde Rainforest Night Walk. This unforgettable adventure will awaken your senses and connect you with the mysteries of the Costa Rican cloud forest under the moonlight.

Nestled in the lush, cloud-covered mountains of Costa Rica, Monteverde is a place of unparalleled natural beauty and biodiversity. During the day, its towering trees, exotic flora, and vibrant fauna are a sight to behold. But a new world comes alive when the night falls, waiting to be discovered.

Our Monteverde Rainforest Night Walk is a guided expedition led by expert naturalists who will unveil the secrets of Monteverde’s nocturnal wonders. We conduct this activity at the local wildlife refuge, a nature preserve strategically located between a river, fruit trees, and primary forest. This unique combination of flora provides everything most animals need to survive in the woods, from water to fruit to shelter. Consequently, this exclusive location is the best to see Monteverde’s most comprehensive range of wildlife.

Here’s what you can expect:

🌿 What to Expect

Instant Confirmation:

We require a reservation to secure your spot, and the easiest way to book is online. After you make your online reservation, you will get an instant confirmation email with the link to open Google Maps to reach our location. And if you requested transportation, you will get a follow-up email with your pickup time.

Wildlife Encounters:

Nature is unpredictable, and we can’t guarantee how many animals you will see with our Monteverde Rainforest Night Walk. However, we guarantee you will see more than you would in any other location in Monteverde.

Witness the magic of Monteverde as you encounter a fascinating array of creatures, including tree frogs, sloths, snakes, tarantulas, and more. Capture these moments with your camera, and let our guides share their captivating stories.

Potential for a Private Tour:

Since we have the best spot in town for wildlife sightseeing, our Monteverde Rainforest Night Walk is consequently the most popular. This means that you will need to book ahead to secure your spots. It also means that you will probably see many tourists at the park. However, we assign a tour guide for every eight tourists and send them on separate trails to keep the groups relatively small.

Additionally, if you prefer a more private expedition, we allow you to upgrade to a private tour when you book online. By choosing the private tour option, your party will go with a tour guide, and no other tourists will be in your group. While this option is significantly more costly, we highly recommend it for a more intimate, exclusive experience.

Starry Skies:

Gaze up at the dazzling canopy of stars, unspoiled by city lights. Monteverde’s elevation and lack of light pollution make it an ideal location for stargazing.

Educational Experience:

Learn about the vital role of the rainforest in our ecosystem and the conservation efforts that protect this precious habitat.

🚌 Transportation Available

The Monteverde Rainforest Night Walk occurs at Monteverde’s wildlife refuge, about 10 minutes from Monteverde’s main town, Santa Elena. After booking online, you will get a confirmation email with the Google Maps location with driving instructions to get here.

If you don’t have a car to get to us, you can add transportation for an additional fee when booking online. Type in the name and address of your Hotel/Airbnb, and we will happily pick you up 30 to 60 minutes before the tour starts. We’ll also take you back.

🎟️ Book Your Adventure

Don’t miss the chance to immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Monteverde after dark. Whether a nature enthusiast, photographer, or simply seeking to see the most extensive number and variety of animals in Monteverde, our Monteverde Rainforest Night Walk is for you!

✅ Flexible Cancellation

Our flexible cancellation policy allows you to cancel with a full refund up to 24 hours before the tour day. You can easily cancel online, directly from your confirmation email —no need to talk to someone, and no questions asked.

Our Monteverde Rainforest Night Walk experience occurs through most weather conditions (including rain). However, if there is challenging weather (such as a thunderstorm), we will work with you to reschedule or refund you.

⚙️ What to Bring

– Comfortable walking shoes
– Weather-appropriate clothing
– Insect repellent
– Camera and binoculars (optional)

📅 Reserve Your Spot Today

Secure your spot for the Monteverde Rainforest Night Walk and immerse yourself in the magic of Monteverde’s rainforest after sunset. Our tours fill up quickly, so don’t wait too long to book your adventure. Join us and create unforgettable memories in one of the world’s most extraordinary natural settings.

Discover the wonders of Monteverde after dark with Monteverde Rainforest Night Walk – where nature truly comes alive at night. Book your adventure now!

What Visitors Say

Phenomenal Experience! Monteverde Rainforest Night Walk

We did the Monteverde Rainforest Night Walk, and our experience was phenomenal. The Guide knew so much about the animals, wildlife, and intent behind conservation. We saw many red-eyed tree frogs (at least 8) and many other critters. The walk was not challenging but still lasted about an hour and a half. The time flew by.

– John Vervilles
Loved the Night Walk! Monteverde Night Tour

I would highly recommend the Monteverde Rainforest Night Walk if you like nature. I loved the night walk I took with the local guide assigned to us. We saw many night insects, a tucan sleeping, tiny frogs, and even a snake. It was a wonderful two-hour night walk. Make sure you wear extra layers and bring a raincoat, just in case.

– Oriol Richardson
Amazing Night Walk! Monteverde Rainforest Night Walk

We did a night walk, and it was amazing! It was very different from our previous expeditions, and we were lucky as we saw three sloths (including a baby), frogs, bats, birds, vipers, and many bugs. Being out at night and seeing the nocturnal animals was so cool, as many stayed hidden throughout the day and came up at night.

– Charlotte Singh