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Pierella Ecological Garden

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One of the best of many international experiences-GO!

Having traveled in many countries, there are occasionally experiences that do not live up to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SusanOregonBirdz
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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So great

What a testament to faith in one’s capacity to effect positive change. The owner William started... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
tony2906
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Indianola, Washington
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It started about 10 years ago as a butterfly farming project for export. Over time it was transforming into an area that offers a diversity of environments allowing for a wide range of niches where there are many species, ceasing to be a simple...more
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Cuatro Esquinas, Horquetas 41003, Costa Rica
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+506 8560 6504
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having traveled in many countries, there are occasionally experiences that do not live up to expectations. This experience completely exceeded the high hopes I had when setting out in the morning. Seeing animals in an enclosure is NOT what you will find here. This is...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

What a testament to faith in one’s capacity to effect positive change. The owner William started with a cow pasture and has built a wonderland, great place

1  Thank tony2906
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Thanks to TripAdvisor we discovered this hidden gem on the edge of the rainforest. It was our first introduction to the Costs Rican flora and fauna, and by the end of our visit an absolute highlight and experience to remember. Owners of Pierella, William &...More

1  Thank Jenny G
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our night walk with Crystal in spite of the rain. Lots of frogs and moths and tiny tiny little white bats. William has created a really beautiful little wildlife haven.

1  Thank hazelnutDeal
Reviewed 7 March 2018

We spent most of a day with William and Crystal. Their pride and enthusiasm for their farm, operation, and wildlife is well deserved. They share their beautiful home and all of its unique bounties with their visitors. They took extraordinary care to fully explain everything...More

1  Thank Pat L
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We spent two weeks on a photo tour of Costa Rica. This was my favorite spot. Great people. William and his wife are special. Wonderful food prepared in an outdoor kitchen right next to the viewing shelter. Such a great variety of animals to photograph...More

1  Thank Ron N
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We went to look at William's White Bats (seemingly resident on the property) but got a bonus nature walk with loads of birds, two other species of bat, and some fantastic frogs

1  Thank BillyK24
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We came back to visit William and family, and were again pleasantly surprised! we saw white bats this time, baby parrots, a couple of sloths, a rare orange wood pecker among many other things. The best part is the hospitality you are shown here. The...More

2  Thank josephwoolridge
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We passed four hours around their Paradise, with the generous owners. We have learn a lot about the nature of the jungle habitat: birds, snakes, frogs, insects and butterflies. A very good souvenir in my heart!

Thank Normand Q
Reviewed 7 April 2017

While in Sarapiqui I participated in Selva Verde's morning bird walk (fair at best), Tirimbina's morning bird walk (very good), La Selva's morning nature walk (very good), and Chilamate Rainforest Eco-Retreat's morning nature walk and their nocturnal nature walk (both very good plus). However, far...More

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Brian T
14 October 2017|
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Response from Normand Q | Reviewed this property |
Yes they were open last April, and we pass a good 4 hours with a guide that make us learn a lot of new thing about nature, super good place to see, we were put in contact by the owner of the Casona Tica Linda +506 2764 5807
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Francis S
15 September 2016|
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yes you can take your time and to do what you want
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