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Address: South Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2750 0710
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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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Visit to the Animal Rescue Center, Chocolate Making and Swim at a Waterfall

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This place is awesome! Tour guides are knowledgeable and funny. I saw all the animals I wanted to see in Puerto Rico in one spot. Don't need to book any tours, just come by... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is awesome! Tour guides are knowledgeable and funny. I saw all the animals I wanted to see in Puerto Rico in one spot. Don't need to book any tours, just come by, get in line early and buy a ticket. All the workers are volunteers (don't get paid) which is even more amazing to me. They all really... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Got to see lots of sloths up close and the rescue centre seemed very genuine our tour Guide Rebecca was lovely very pleasant and knowledgeable! Really enjoyed our morning despite the Rain! Got to see snakes, deer, ant eater, sloths, monkeys and much more!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This facility has a state of the art clinic, nursery, wildlife kitchen, and the enclosures are what wildlife dream of. They deserve all of the credit they get for being a fabulous center. It is a must see when in Costa Rica.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was unsure about visiting this place at first because I don't like to support animals in captivity (zoos/aquariums/etc). But after going I am so glad we did! This truly seemed like a rehab/rescue center. The guides were so knowledgeable and we got to see a ton of animals. What animals are there depend on what animals have been rescued... More 

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I payed $20 a person to tour the Jaguar Rescue during our trip to Costa Rica, it was well worth the price! Our guide was excellent and the rescue seemed to genuinely take pride in helping animals! Got to see birds, snakes, cayman, monkeys and sloths close up!

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A lot of animals can be seen and the guides have a lot to tell about wildlife, conservation and the different species. Absolutely worth to go!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a nice place to spend a few hours and learn about the natural environment and the interaction, often not always good, that humans have with the wildlife. The staff are very knowledgeable and there is a such a wide variety of animals to see. There were no jaguars when we went but there were ocelots and lots of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We booked a private tour here, and it was well worth it. Over the course of two hours we were given an in-depth tour of the centre, with back stories for every animal and information on the wildlife found in Costa Rica. We also spent 15 minutes in a room full of monkeys, where we were basically treated like climbing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent two hour tour of the centre. Shown around by an extremely knowledgable volunteer. Wide range of local animals- birds/ reptiles/ and mammals. All have been recovered from the local environment and most of whom plan to be released back into the wild. Extremely worthwhile. Really recommend it.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a good time walking through the rescue center, and most of the animals are being rehabbed to be released back into the wild. Only the dangerous animals (crocs, caimans and venomous snakes) probably won't be released, the center needs govt permission to release these animals. We had a delightful Italian (go figure) guide who was very knowledgeable about... More 

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