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El Valle de Antón

Canopy Tour

Canopy Adventure. Adventure seekers will want to try the Canopy Adventure, an installation affiliated with the Canopy Tower Ecolodge in Parque Nacional Soberanía. It takes you—you're strapped in with a very secure harness—flying through the forest canopy and over a 115-foot waterfall via zip-line cables strung between four platforms high in trees. The tour ($54) is in the Refugio Ecológico del Chorro Macho, a private reserve a few kilometers northwest of El Valle. This is more adrenaline rush than nature tour, though you do pass through some gorgeous rain forest scenery. The tour takes about 90 minutes and begins with a 30-minute hike to the first platform. El Valle. 507/983–6547. www.canopytower.com.

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