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Amazon Rescue Center

#2 of 51 things to do in Iquitos Features Animals
Carretera Iquitos-Nauta Km. 4.5, Iquitos 16000, Peru
+51 965 834 685
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Wonderful Place

Anytime you visit a place like this, it is a mixed blessing. On one hadn it is heartwarming to see... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
michaelfitzg
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Toronto
Visiting the animals in extinction

Beautiful job they do. The have received more support from the authorities and from the people of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AniCampbell
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Ecotourism; Rescue, rehabilitation and release of andangered animals; Environmental education.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“baby manatees” (14 reviews)
“great effort” (2 reviews)
“short visit” (4 reviews)
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Carretera Iquitos-Nauta Km. 4.5, Iquitos 16000, Peru
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Anytime you visit a place like this, it is a mixed blessing. On one hadn it is heartwarming to see the work that they do and on the other, depressing that the animals have been reduced to the state that they are in. That having...More

Thank michaelfitzg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful job they do. The have received more support from the authorities and from the people of everywhere because they are making a lot for our world. They are really heroes. We learned too much about this visit.

Thank AniCampbell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the rescue as part of our Vantage Travel boat tour to the Amazon. The rescue was once only an effort to save the fresh water manatee of the Amazon but now rescues other endangered / injured / orphaned animals of the region. The...More

Thank Gretchen D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most animals can be found in local zoo. So nothing really special. Their mission of saving animals is noble. Must have a guide to fully enjoy. Small gift shop and snack bar.

Thank Albert B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This place is in Nauta, close to Quistococha. They have rescued animals in rehab, that is why you can not touch them, which is understandable. Most of them are babies and they are taken care here. It was a very nice experience and my 2...More

Thank Dofv
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This was a stop on our amazon tour. It was fun being able to feed the monkeys. The monkeys were not shy about jumping and climbing on you for some fruit. If you decide to feed the monkeys, please be advised that loads will climb...More

Thank neeko215
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This facility has a worthy mission, rescuing endangered and injured animals. Our tour guide spoke excellent English, and we saw manatees, caymans, various monkey and turtles, and other wildlife. Admission was free, but we were happy to offer a modest donation to support their work....More

Thank jxx9595
Carlos P, Coordinador at Amazon Rescue Center, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Thank you very much for your visit and your valuable comment!!!

Reviewed 27 June 2017

This place was magical. It's a non-profit dedicated to rescuing endangered animals that have been hurt by poachers or were tried to be sold in black markets, and they are being rehabilitated so they can be released back into the wild. Most of the inhabitants...More

Thank JohnABC81
Carlos P, Coordinador at Amazon Rescue Center, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Thank you very much for your visit and your valuable comment!!!

Reviewed 26 June 2017

The place is located about 45 minutes from Iquitos and the visit last about 25 minutes, running behind a guide who doesn't really answer to questions if you don't insist repeating them 3,4, 5 times. The animals stay in very small cages, I felt sorry...More

Thank Yuriorbital
Carlos P, Coordinador at Amazon Rescue Center, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Thank you very much for your visit and your valuable comment!!!

Reviewed 22 June 2017

Upon entrance, there is a video explaining the work of the rescue centre. We had a great tour guide who spoke very good English and was clearly very passionate about teaching others about the animals that they rescue. Worth a short visit if you have...More

Thank SHA246
Carlos P, Coordinador at Amazon Rescue Center, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Thank you very much for your visit and your valuable comment!!!

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Response from Travels-with-KK | Reviewed this property |
You can arrange a tour, via a tour company, but I just took a tuk-tuk. It was $20/soles, each way and the driver waited for me. (They're good about doing that, if you want them to) There are guides there, which are included... More
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