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Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary is a non-profit organization where we Rescue, Rehabilitate and Release Costa Rica's exotic wildlife back into the jungle! 100% of your donation goes to care for the animals. You will see a variety of species and hopefully...more
Alturas de San Martin Norte | 7KM south of Dominical, Dominical, Costa Rica
My husband, I, and 20 yr old daughter toured the facility a week ago. Short drive up the hill, then into parking area of the Altura Villas, also part of the property. Stunning views and photo opp of Pacific Ocean!
Our guide, a very handsome...More
Me and my friends visited the sanctuary today and were guided by a gentleman who is originally from Cape Cod who’s name I unfortunately cannot recall. He was extremely warm, friendly, and passionate about his work. All of the profits from ticket proceeds go to...More
It was such a worthwhile visit for a wonderful cause. We saw a variety of wildlife animals in the rescue as well as other wildlife that decided to stop and play in the woods behind the rescue while we were there. Our guide, Florian, was...More
The rescue and release center is a great place to visit for kids and adults alike! The sanctuary area hold many different types of animals and a volunteer guides you through educating you on hows, whys and facts. 100% goes directly to animal care. They...More
This is a pretty small place so if you're looking for a zoo experience you won't get it here. However they are very dedicated to their mission of helping wildlife and educating people. Got to see a good variety of local animals here.
The guide was very informative and he also had a sense of humor which made our tour more enjoyable. We were able to see wild monkeys and birds as well that came to the sanctuary which was nice. The animals are very well cared for....More
Loyal gave us a tour, and what a tour it was of the sanctuary. He runs the Alturas Sanctuary, and knows so many interesting details of all the animals, their backstories, what it takes to either release them back into the wild, or how to...More
Response from Michelle C | Reviewed this property |
The upsetting feelings you will get will NOT be due to the enclosures size, but at the humans that thought they could have these animals as pets, the reason most of them are there. This is not a zoo, the efforts the... More
The upsetting feelings you will get will NOT be due to the enclosures size, but at the humans that thought they could have these animals as pets, the reason most of them are there. This is not a zoo, the efforts the sanctuary has made to keep the quality of life for the animals is above and beyond. Check out there Amazon Wish list before you arrive if you want to feel good about you visits.