Rainforest Aerial Tram

activities / Nature & wildlife

Lonely Planet review

The brainchild of biologist Don Perry, a pioneer of rainforest canopy research, the Rainforest Aerial Tram is a worthwhile splurge if you want to visit the heights of the forest canopy in a gondola. The 2.6km ride takes 40 minutes each way, affording unusual plant-spotting and bird-watching opportunities. The fee includes a knowledgeable guide, which is helpful since the density of the vegetation can make observing animals difficult.A variety of other tours, as well as zip lining, are also available. Book online or in its San José office.