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Zoo Ave

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La Garita de Alajuela, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
+506 2433 8989
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While educating the public about local wildlife, this zoo also breeds endangered animals for eventual release to the wild.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“animal rescue” (14 reviews)
“costa rica” (75 reviews)
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La Garita de Alajuela, Alajuela 20101, Costa Rica
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+506 2433 8989
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"birds and animals"
in 24 reviews
"animal rescue"
in 14 reviews
"costa rica"
in 75 reviews
"zip line"
in 18 reviews
"la garita"
in 9 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 14 reviews
"their natural habitat"
in 5 reviews
"nice place to spend"
in 5 reviews
"well taken care"
in 9 reviews
"few hours"
in 14 reviews
"great introduction"
in 4 reviews
"scarlet macaws"
in 4 reviews
"half day trip"
in 4 reviews
"conservation efforts"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful peacocks"
in 4 reviews
"money goes"
in 4 reviews
"all sorts"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went in the week, had the place for us and it was nice to see the animals taken cared of and with a an objective of educating us.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visiter this zoo on our way to the airport and the zoo is well worth visiting. It takes about an hour to see it and you can see many of the animals of Costa Rica. The flora is also beautiful!

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

This group rescues, rehabilitates, and returns animals to the wild whenever possible. The ones that cannot be returned are on display in enclosures so visitors can get up-close views. Allow time to walk through the entire park to see all the birds, monkeys, tapirs, and...More

Thank Debbie D
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

This place is an absolute treasure. The rescued animals are given rehab and returned - if possible - and are kept safe and enjoying nature if they can't. This is an incredible facility. The price reflects what they do for the animals and is well...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Having been to Zoo Ave many years ago I wanted to return especially after seeing the documentary Toucan Nation in which the Toucan named Grecia was fitted with a specially designed prosthesis and found a safe home at the zoo after having its beak slashed...More

Thank travelUSAoften
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic!!! I highly recommend it. The animals are beautiful and we go to see iguanas walking across the pathway too. The monkeys are such a beautiful site and the puma was extraordinary! This is an absolute must do with kids or only adults.

Thank rm_macinati
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

The animals seemed content and they have rescued and released many of their animals back into the wild. The place was big and the animals had big enclosures too. It was a fun experience overall

Thank mckennafd
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

We stopped in at Zoo Ave on the off chance on the way back from Alajuela and what a welcome little surprise it was! Firstly the margaritas were fabulous, perfectly prepared and the food was surprisingly good! While we were eating, there were the most...More

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Adrian V
24 December 2017|
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Response from Mariann O | Reviewed this property |
I did not see visitors with pets. This is likely because you will see Iguanas walk across the walkways in front of you. There are Peacocks freely walking in the Zoo and Macaws out not in cages.
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Sonia U
18 October 2017|
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Response from rodcortez | Reviewed this property |
When I was there we were not able to touch them.
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sandrakj9806
12 April 2017|
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Response from Katherine A | Reviewed this property |
Yes there definitely is!!
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