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Volunteer Program and Tour at Wildlife Rescue Center in Costa Rica

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US$ 56.00
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    What to Expect
    The tour starts at the wildlife rescue center in the morning or afternoon (depending of your option selected). You would be given an introduction about the Wildlife Rescue Center and then it's time for the 3.5-hour tour and volunteer program to begin.

    A guide will lead you to visit the facilities where the animals are. There, you will have a chance to know each animal and learn why they are here. You will be able to see them up-close and to take photographs of them all.

    After this, there will be a coffee break (including exotic fruits, juice and coffee); and then the volunteering activities will begin. These activities include the preparation of their food. 

    This is a wonderful opportunity to be an active participant in the caring of wild animals and learn about the importance of conservation.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Close to La Fortuna, Javillos.
    3h 30m
    • Entry/Admission - Arenal Volcano
    • Transportation to/from attractions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately (closed shoes)
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Our family of 3 (two adults and our 12 year old son) just loved Proyecto Asis. Our guide Carlos was wonderful. So informative about the nature of these animals, why they are there and if they will be able to go back in the wild....More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank RubySlippers20850
    asisproject, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Proyecto Asis, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

    Thanks for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. When we feed the animals, we must make sure all of them eat their portions. For those animals that cannot go back and we see they are not having their portions of food, we...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We spent the afternoon here with our three children (12, 9 & 9) and we ALL loved every single minute of it. Carlos was a fantastic guide; funny, knowledgeable, enthusiastic and passionate about the work of Proyecto Asis. We all laughed and learned so much....More

    Thank sarahloupe
    asisproject, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Proyecto Asis, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi sarahloupe, Thanks so much for telling us about the Tour and Volunteer. We are glad to know you had a great experience with us.

    Reviewed 9 August 2019

    We visited with our 2 children (12 and 17). We weren't sure exactly what to expect but we walked away loving every minute. Carlos was our guide and he kept us interested with his knowledge and stories of the animals and their behaviors. He was...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank thebeachfam97
    proyectoasis, Public Relations Manager at Proyecto Asis, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2019

    Hi! Thanks so much for sharing your experience. We are thrilled to know you enjoyed this a lot.

    Reviewed 12 July 2019 via mobile

    We spent 5 hours on their volunteer tour. Hector did a great job briefing us on the project, the mammals and birds along with telling us the back story. We especially liked preparing the food and then being able to feed the animals their lunch....More

    Thank LeoAZ85251
    Reviewed 9 July 2019

    What a cool experience. 2 adults and kids ages 10,13,15 and we all enjoyed it. After a tour of the animals we loved that we got to participate in the food preparation and laying it out for the animals. Up close and personal tour. I...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank hollyrich225
    ProyectoAsisCR, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Proyecto Asis, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2019

    Hi hollyrich225, Thanks for sharing your experience with us. You have no idea how much we like to know this. We are thrilled to know you loved this opportunity.

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    Erika H
    5 July 2019|
    Response from nette08 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi For the visitor volunteer session - No you don't' require any vaccinations, as far as the UK is concerned. As you don't actually handle he animals when only there for part of the day. If you do the full volunteer... More
    18 June 2019|
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    Response from brotherroy | Reviewed this property |
    If you book with a tour (often through a hotel), transportation can be included. You can provide your own transportation. We had rented a car so we drove ourselves. It was easy to find.
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