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Toucan Rescue Ranch

#2 of 3 things to do in San Isidro Features Animals
San Isidro, Costa Rica
+506 2268 4041
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I went to Costa Rica wanting to see sloths and this definitely made my wish come true. They had a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lola B
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My wife and I visited during our Costa Rica trip. Our Uber dropped us off at the wrong address, but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Willem K
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Toucan Rescue Ranch (TRR) focuses on the care, rehabilitation and study of Costa Rican toucans and other wildlife. We receive and care for confiscated, sick and injured wildlife from government agencies. TRR gives animals a loving home with the goal of providing appropriate medical treatment, rehabilitation and then, when possible, returning wildlife back to its natural environment. The Toucan Rescue Ranch is a licensed Costa Rican wildlife rescue facility and a 501(c)3 charitable organization in the United States (EIN: 80-0516453).
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“costa rica” (39 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
San Isidro, Costa Rica
+506 2268 4041
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Costa Rica wanting to see sloths and this definitely made my wish come true. They had a bunch of really cute sloths that we got to get super close to! It was amazing seeing the way they moved and lived. In addition...More

Thank Lola B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited during our Costa Rica trip. Our Uber dropped us off at the wrong address, but apparently that happened more often, and the folks of the rescue ranch were very nice to send a car to get us. The tour of...More

Thank Willem K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such a great place with a great mission of rehabilitating their residents to get them back in their natural habitat. Get up close views of the sloths, toucans and other rescue animals and birds they have onsite with knowledgeable and friendly staff. If...More

Thank Jillle16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We toured the TRR for a whole afternoon. Lunch included for our group of four adults and seven children aged 8-13. Amazing. We all learned a ton. It is a heart felt operation which is very high quality and sincere. I cannot think of a...More

Thank Tony R
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Toucan Rescue Ranch is a beautiful spot, tucked into a lovely and very quiet corner of San Isidro. My friend and I had heard about it before our trip, and made the pilgrimage to San Isidro for the sole purpose of experiencing the facility, which...More

Thank Lise20172017
Reviewed 21 June 2017

One of the main reasons I wanted to visit Costa Rica was to see sloths, so this definitely was worth it! We signed up for their afternoon tour. The sloths were the highlight. Not only did we see multiple sloths up close eating, sleeping and...More

Thank Tiffany L
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Informative tour around the rescue centre, interesting to hear about the animals and see sloths in particular up close. While clearly passionate, the volunteer that gave our tour wasn't particularly animated and we saw another tour being given by someone who seemed to be more...More

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ToucanRescue, Owner at Toucan Rescue Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

This is good information, we are training two new tour guides, do you by chance remember his or her name? then we can give appropriate feedback. Thanks for mentioning this as it helps us with the selection of our guides.

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

I can talk and describe the feeling and experience but just go. You will get a lot out of it. The care and what you learn makes you understand more and appreciate nature's gifts.

Thank Edward S
Reviewed 22 April 2017

It was lovely being able to meet all the animals, including the humans ones who serve their wards. Many of these lovely beings are lucky enough to look forward to a release into the wild. Some are so badly hurt, this is their forever home....More

Thank Melanie G
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We arrived here with a group including several children. First we were shown a slide show of the history of the facility. Then we saw various animals in cages. We later saw 6 baby sloths, an adult one. All 2-toed. Then we saw an anteater...More

Thank LLiv-NewJersey
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Chrissy D
9 May 2017|
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Response from Nadanne H | Reviewed this property |
I think it is about five or six hours depending on where exactly you are. We flew into san jose so it was close and then we joirneyed to the mountains and then to guanacaste. It is about an hour flight in a small plane if... More
8 March 2017|
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Response from ToucanRescue | Property representative |
Hi. Thank you for your interest in our rescue center. We are not open to the public unless you make a reservation online via our website and click the TOURS tab. You will get an email confirmation with details such as our... More
20 February 2016|
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Response from Mandy G | Reviewed this property |
we drove there and had sat nav so can't help really sorry.