La Fortuna Waterfall Hike Tour

The journey towards the Rio Fortuna waterfall is self-guided, we have a broad space for parking, which is offered free of charge, also we have at your disposition: toilets, locker rooms, showers, rental of lockers, souvenir shops, viewpoints, an Orchid Garden and the particular River Lounge Restaurant.

We have accessibility to people with disabilities who cannot go down the steps of the tour to the waterfall; and for them we offer view of the waterfall from the first viewpoint, from this point you can see the waterfall to a distance of 200 meters with the best pictures; but you can also travel to the Orchid Garden.

The route consists of about 530 steps down to reach the impressive Rio Fortuna waterfall, where the peace and the majesty of nature will make you enjoy its clear waters and the scenic beauty of the place.

Our Recommendations

  • Closed-toe shoes for walking.
  • Carry water bottles or moisturizers.
  • Always carry something sweet.
  • Comfortable clothing for walking.
  • Bring towels.
  • Biodegradable sunscreen.
  • Biodegradable insect repellent.
  • Bring swimsuit.
  • Camera.
  • Stay on the trail
  • Do not touch the plants.
  • For children under 4 years old, use baby carriers.


Daily from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., the last hour recommended to enter and enjoy every space is at 4:00 p.m.

Customer Reviews


Peter Wren

A fantastic place to see the natural beauty of Costa Rica.

  • 2024-02-18 07:28:30

Jim Knutson

We were very impressed with the falls, facility and restaurant. The lunch provided with our ticket was delicious.

  • 2024-02-13 20:13:58

Crystal Attfield

This was an amazing adventure!! No improvement needed!

  • 2024-02-10 09:20:23

Fred Oliff

We loved it! Pura Vida! Gracias

  • 2024-02-07 19:48:38

Joanne Henry

We felt secure and love the ethos of the place. Very happy to support a great natural beautiful sight, that support the local people

  • 2024-02-06 19:05:51

Marv Abraham

Great tour. More than expected.

  • 2024-02-05 17:53:39

john david akeroyd

Had a great time. Location is very well maintained and managed.

  • 2024-02-04 17:18:44

Brandi Jackson

  • 2024-02-02 23:17:13

Natalee McMath

Wonderful experience. Thank you for welcoming us.

  • 2024-02-01 09:52:24

Ryan Issel

Was not in the gift shop so cannot rate that. It was very beautiful. We loved it. Would recommend it to anyone.

  • 2024-01-29 20:00:57


Wonderful staff and services. Thank you!!

  • 2024-01-29 18:54:07

Tiffany L Fallaw

  • 2024-01-29 12:08:28

Blakeley Garrett

We had a wonderful experience at la fortuna waterfall, thank you!

  • 2024-01-28 21:42:07

Anna L R Messom

  • 2024-01-27 18:03:35

Reneta Trendafilova

  • 2024-01-17 17:10:55

Peter Mesh

We had a great visit! Thank you!!!

  • 2024-01-15 18:28:22

Éric Roulier

Just wow!

  • 2024-01-12 18:01:39

Roopa Pandit

Incredible experience at La fortune falls. Falls was breathtaking. Hope to visit in the future again.

  • 2023-12-29 21:06:56

Sarah Brown Thompson

Awesome experience to a magical place

  • 2023-12-27 20:27:04

Irina Trakhtman

Beautiful park. We enjoyed it a lot!

  • 2023-12-23 19:56:41