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Proyecto Asis

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Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 4400, Costa Rica
+506 2475 9121
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Volunteer Program and Tour at Wildlife Rescue Center in Costa Rica
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Wildlife Rescue Center Tour in Costa Rica
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Previous Reservation is required. Proyecto Asis is a Wildlife Shelter and Environmental Education Center located very close to La Fortuna. Wild animals which have been found wounded, forsaken or are rescued from the black market by the local forest rangers are brought here. Those that cannot be released are used within our educational programs. In order to finance our shelter, we offer daily tours and volunteer activities. Schedules: Monday to Saturday at 8:30 am or at 1:00 pm. Sundays Closed. Easy access facilities and trails for all ages.
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Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 4400, Costa Rica
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"feed the animals"
in 202 reviews
"animal lovers"
in 60 reviews
"volunteer experience"
in 47 reviews
"love animals"
in 36 reviews
"baby monkeys"
in 33 reviews
"prepare food"
in 33 reviews
"volunteer portion"
in 29 reviews
"hold hands"
in 28 reviews
"host family"
in 22 reviews
"cut up fruit"
in 19 reviews
"volunteering tour"
in 14 reviews
"animal rescue"
in 25 reviews
"rescue centre"
in 15 reviews
"guide carlos"
in 58 reviews
"costa rican animals"
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"white faced monkeys"
in 35 reviews
"native animals"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For the second time, Carlos was our guide and he is awesome. He is bilingual and has extensive knowledge about wildlife in Costa Rica. You will learn about culture, laws, ecology, zoology, genetics, and so many other things. You will know more about the world...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We signed up for the tour & volunteer package. Carlos, our guide, was EXCELLENT! So knowledgeable about the animals and clearly cares deeply about them. It was a hot, sticky day that turned into a downpour, but it didn't put a damper on the experience....More

1  Thank smcadam66
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the highlights of our trip that my daughter and I will always remember! It was so fun and educational and feeding the animals is amazing! Carlos was our guide and he was so kind and very funny! The only bad part...More

1  Thank Tina M
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asisproject, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Proyecto Asis, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tina M, Thanks a lot for your review. We are glad to know you both liked the experience so much.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is incredible. We loved it, Carlos was so informative and really had a passion for helping animals. My son is 5, and he was entertained the whole time, but feeding the animals really the highlight!

1  Thank tjstyphon
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asisproject, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Proyecto Asis, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi tjstyphon, Thanks so much for the visit. We are so happy to know your kid had a great time here.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Proyecto ASIS was great! Our family learned a lot about many species of birds, monkeys and wild animals of Costa Rica. Our tour guide Carlos educated us on all the animals, how they got there and how we can help if we were to come...More

2  Thank Kenneth M
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asisproject, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Proyecto Asis, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Kenneth M, Thank you very much for referring like this about our Wildlife Rescue Center as a great place. We also thank you very much for the monetary contribution you did by showing up and participating with us in our activities. Thank you for...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I chose to do the tour + volunteer program and it was so much fun! Our tour guide, Andreas, was so great. You can tell he truly does love animals and just wants to make sure they have the best life. He...More

1  Thank Mandy G
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asisproject, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Proyecto Asis, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Mandy G, Thanks a lot for your review. We are glad to know about your experience. We really appreciate your donation and support as it helps us continue preserving wildlife.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did a morning session. Our guide (Andreas I think) - was very friendly and spoke great English. It was a small group of 6 (we were 4 with 2 kids ages 5 and 9). It was interesting listening to the story of each animal...More

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asisproject, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Proyecto Asis, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Vexter1, Proyecto Asis thanks you for your visit and contribution for this cause and mission of preserving wildlife. We are thrilled to know you enjoyed the activity.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited with our children (8 and 6) and did the full day, plus homestay. The morning session was really excellent, so if you're short on time is highly recommended. We enjoyed the afternoon 'volunteering'. The family hosting us for the night were really kind...More

1  Thank lizdodd12
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asisproject, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Proyecto Asis, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi lizdodd12, It is definitely an amazing program that gives you all the opportunity to go beyond. You learn about wildlife, situations lived in our country and similar situations all around the world; you also experience our culture in the best possible environment where by...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Carlos is extremely knowledgeable about all of his animals. His explanations of why each one was there and what is being done to help each one was fantastic. He gives this same tour 2 times every day and he had such enthusiasm that it seemed...More

2  Thank GraystoneRidgeAlpaca
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asisproject, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Proyecto Asis, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi GraystoneRidgeAlpaca, Thank you very much for sharing your experience and for your support. We are glad to know you enjoyed your time here. It is great to read it was a highlight. We hope to meet again.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about the morning we spent at Proyecto Asis was pure delight. Starting with our guide Carlos - he was knowledgeable, passionate, and had a wonderful sense of humor. He explained how most of the animals brought to them are rehabilitated and put back in...More

1  Thank AlHalpern
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asisproject, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Proyecto Asis, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi AlHalpern, Thanks so much for your review. It is great how you explain the activity and the short interaction allowed. We are thrilled to know you enjoyed a lot.

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Rodney D
19 March 2018|
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We are just opening a restaurant, so probably when you come it will be open. We open today!
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25 February 2018|
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You can contact us directly through our website. However, in this particular case we would need you to book through them as you intentionally tried this way. We can help you with information about availability.
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DebO76
6 February 2018|
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Hi DebO76, Thanks for your interest. We are open from Monday to Saturday. It does not matter if such dates might be a holiday. Therefore, january 1st, 2019 is going to be open.
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