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Address: South Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
+506 2750 0710
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09:30 - 11:30
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 09:30 - 11:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Jaguar Rescue Center Public Tours: Monday - Saturday (closed Sunday) $20...

Jaguar Rescue Center Public Tours: Monday - Saturday (closed Sunday) $20 per person. Children under 10 are FREE! No reservation needed for public tours. 1.5 hours Private Tours: Monday - Saturday (closed Sunday) $60 per person. Children under 10 FREE! Reservation required for private tours. 2.5 hours WHAT TO BRING: The tours are outside and you will be walking. Water, sunblock, rain jacket or poncho, insect repellent, closed shoes. ALSO VISIT LA CEIBA NATURE RESERVE FOR DAY AND EVENING NATURE HIKES

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Favourite day of our whole trip!

Had the most incredible afternoon here! We took the private tour here and will not forget it easily, the centre is a great cause and something every animal lover should... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had the most incredible afternoon here! We took the private tour here and will not forget it easily, the centre is a great cause and something every animal lover should experience! Highly recommend the visit!

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Melbourn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you've read other reviews, you'll have seen how glowing they are. Just believe them, and go. To give you too much detail would be to spoil some of the little surprise along the way. It is an unmissable opportunity to get really close to the creatures you will see elsewhere, but normally from afar. There are tours in English... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It has been the most amazing experience ever! It is a bit more expensive than other centers but the JRC are way better towards their animals. All money goes to the care of these animals and the volunteers are amazing. Our guide Jess couldn't be more perfect! A lot of fun facts and a huge amount of different species to... More 

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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The jaguar rescue Center is one of those places that does it right. Interesting tours, but also their philosophy to get rescued animals back into the wild. Worth a visit!!

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Thank KeanM
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well run rescue center with very knowledgable guides. The best part of course are the animals. Some of them having a good time just hanging out. Fantastic for kids! A great afternoon and doing some good as your entrance fee helps the rescue center continue their dedicated work.

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We loved this place! There are so many animals to see up close. A great opportunity to get pictures! The story of how the facility began as well as each animals individual stories on how they got there were very interesting. They seem to do great work trying to get animals released back into the wild and to do the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This tour was amazing! Our guide Becky was the best, she had so much knowledge about the animals and center. Being able to see the animals up close and learn all about them was a once in a lifetime opportunity. The work they do at the rescue center is incredible and I loved learning about their process to release the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I had a great time on the private tour. Our guide was friendly, fun and very knowledgable. We got to see amazing baby sloths and baby monkeys up close, as well as hundreds of other animals being looked after here. Highly recommend!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Some say it's a must, but i felt a bit let down. If you have traveled a lot, there's not much to amuse you. They do not have Jaguars on site. I do understand the cause of this establishment and thumbs up for that, but other than that...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The basic tour is only $20 USD (free for under ten) and it's worth every penny and more! We saw and learned so much during the 1.5 hour tour that it was hard to walk away not feeling like this place was the vacation value of the century. Baby monkeys, baby slothes, snakes, jungle cats, birds and more. And these... More 

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