Sky Trek Monteverde Costa Rica - Canopy Tour

Sky Trek is a unique system of trails, suspension bridges and zip lines that allows visitors to observe the rainforest from a variety of different vantage points – from above, below and within the canopy itself.


Sky Trek is similar in some ways to other canopy tours in Costa Rica, but does have some significant differences. In general, it is much larger than other canopy tours – there are more zip lines and platforms, longer trails, and a series of suspension bridges. Furthermore, the construction here is of the highest quality, utilizing secure materials to ensure that visitors do not slip, trip or fall.

The Sky Trek zip line does not require any kind of particular athletic ability. You only need to be able to sit down, remain calm, and focus your attention on the zip line you’re about to travel down—guides and gravity do the rest.

An added benefit of taking this tour is that you’re also able to ride along the Sky Tram. Beginning in the main facilities at a lower elevation, tour takers mount the tram and enjoy a safe and scenic ride up the mountain. In total, the ride takes about 20 minutes and offers astounding views of the surrounding rainforest. Once at the top, you’ll mount a series of steps and meet with your guides.

Before you go flying down the zip lines, your guides will teach you the proper techniques, including how to hold onto the cable and how to position your body. They will make sure that your gear is properly adjusted and help you launch off from each platform. Unlike other zip lines in Costa Rica, you don’t need to worry about braking at the end of this one. Your guides will utilize a pulley system to slowly decrease your speed as you approach the next platform.

Since your guides take care of starting and stopping you along each cable, you can relax and enjoy the ride. You are free to change your group order at any time during the tour, making it easy to go ahead or drop behind the rest of your party. This allows you the time and space to take photos and videos, or just catch your breath. See recent Sky Trek and Sky Tram photos.

About the Sky Trek Canopy Tour

  • - There is a canopy observation tower that is 72 feet (22 m) tall.
  • - There are 9 cable systems, the longest of which is 2,525 feet long (770 m) and 456 feet (130 m) high.
  • - Sky Trek’s cables in total stretch 1.9 miles (3 km) long.
  • - The system is integrated with a 2,625 foot (800 m) aerial tram through primary forest.
  • - These tours last between 2.5 and 3 hours, not including transportation to and from Sky Trek. Please see this map for Sky Trek’s location.
  • - Sky Trek uses quality equipment, like the world class Petzl harnesses.
  • - Also available on this tour is the Sky Walk, a set of trails through the nearby cloud forest.
  • - There is a waist limit of 55 inches (142 cm) and thigh limit of 30 inches (76.2 cm).

Cancellation Policy: Sky Trek has a strict cancellation policy. If a reservation is canceled less than 48 hours prior to the tour date, NO REFUND is given.

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Sky Tram, Sky Trek and Sky Walk Monteverde Times and Booking

Description Start Time and Duration Booking
Sky Tram, Sky Trek and Sky Walk Monteverde
07:30 AM - 04:30/hrs
10:30 AM - 04:30/hrs
01:00 PM - 04:30/hrs
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Sky Night Tour Times and Booking

Description Start Time and Duration Booking
Sky Night Tour
05:30 PM - 02:00/hrs
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Sky Tram and Sky Trek Monteverde Times and Booking

Description Start Time and Duration Booking
Sky Tram and Sky Trek Monteverde
07:30 AM - 02:00/hrs
09:30 AM - 02:00/hrs
10:30 AM - 02:00/hrs
12:30 PM - 02:00/hrs
01:00 PM - 02:00/hrs
01:30 PM - 02:00/hrs
03:00 PM - 02:00/hrs
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Sky Tram Monteverde Times and Booking

Description Start Time and Duration Booking
Sky Tram Monteverde
07:30 AM - 03:00/hrs
10:30 AM - 03:00/hrs
01:00 PM - 03:00/hrs
03:00 PM - 03:00/hrs
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Sky Walk Guided Tour Times and Booking

Description Start Time and Duration Booking
Sky Walk Guided Tour
07:30 AM - 02:00/hrs
10:30 AM - 02:00/hrs
01:00 PM - 02:00/hrs
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