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Proyecto Asis

#1 of 68 things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos Features Animals
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 4400, Costa Rica
+506 2475 9121
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Volunteer Program and Tour at Wildlife Rescue Center in Costa Rica
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Wildlife Rescue Center Tour in Costa Rica
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La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 4400, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

Another excellent part of the Costa Rica experience with interesting sites and knowledgeable, friendly guidance

Thank garywalter89
asisproject, Guest Relations Manager at Proyecto Asis, responded to this review

Hi garywalter89, We want to thank you for attending our tour that helps us to continue on this important mission. We are pleased that you enjoyed the time spent here. Regards, - Proyecto Asis staff

Reviewed 9 May 2016

We really enjoyed our tour of Proyecto Asis. Carlos was a great guide and he was very knowledgeable about all of the animals. After the tour we helped feed the animals. That was a very cool experience. We would highly recommend Proyecto Asis if you're...More

Thank Andrea F
asisproject, Guest Relations Manager at Proyecto Asis, responded to this review

Hola Andrea F, We appreciate your willingness to meet at Proyecto Asis. Your visit contributed immensely to the rescue center. We are so glad to read about your experience. Thanks for your support. Regards, - Proyecto Asis staff

Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

We spent the afternoon with Carlos our guide leaning about all the animals that Proyecto Asis were caring for. His passion about the animals was infectious. We learned a lot about the animals and what it takes to rehabilitate them to be able to be...More

Thank Heather2929
asisproject, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Proyecto Asis, responded to this review

Hola Heather129, Thank you very much for referring like this about our Wildlife Rescue Center. We also thank you very much for the contribution you did by showing up and participating with us in our activities. Thank you for sharing your experience with all of...More

Reviewed 4 May 2016

I actually really enjoyed my full day here and thanks to Carlos's excellent and passionate tour learned a huge amount. Yes, the wild animals are in cages (where else could they be?) And yes, sadly due to injuries or over humanization many can't be released...More

Thank Happy1811027
asisproject, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Proyecto Asis, responded to this review

Hi Happy1811027, We appreciate your willingness to meet at Proyecto Asis and help us during the Full Day Program. Your visit contributed immensely to the rescue center and therefore, the birds and rest of the animals you could see. We are so glad to read...More

Reviewed 3 May 2016

I went here hoping to see a sloth (sadly I did not, so I had to forego that fifth star), but I got to see a ton of birds and monkeys and I did get to hold hands and interact with a very friendly spider...More

Thank Veronica S
asisproject, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Proyecto Asis, responded to this review

Hi Veronica S, Thank you for your visit and supporting this important work we daily do. We appreciate your review very much. Warm regards, - Proyecto Asis staff

Reviewed 3 May 2016

Drove from La Fortuna. Easy to get to by car and place has parking. The facility cares for injured, abandoned, and confiscated animals. Carlos was our guide and did a great job educating us about the animal types, Costa Rica, and the purpose of the...More

Thank Philip L
asisproject, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Proyecto Asis, responded to this review

Hi Philip L, We are very glad to read about your experience here and how you liked it very much. Thank you for sharing this with the readers and us. Excellent description of the activity.

Reviewed 29 April 2016

This place is like a backstage tour of Costa Rican wildlife. Volunteering gets you even closer. Worth doing. Word of advice: Be sure to wear repellant with Deet in it. The mosquitos are active here and, because I went the deet-free route, I ended up...More

Thank olivme
asisproject, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Proyecto Asis, responded to this review

Hi olivme, Your review is really appreciated, I am so glad to hear you had a great day. Your recommendation about the repellant is really good; however, the mosquitoes you find here do NOT transmit Dengue or any diseases. None of the volunteers here or...More

Reviewed 28 April 2016

We did the full day volunteer program. We did the tour with Carlos, who was very good in communicating information about the animals in English and Spanish. His frequent use of "amigos" bothered my wife a little, but not as much for me. We prepared...More

Thank John D
asisproject, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Proyecto Asis, responded to this review

Hello John D, Proyecto Asis thanks you both for your visit and contribution for this cause and mission of preserving wildlife. We are thrilled to know you enjoyed the activity.

Reviewed 28 April 2016

I had so much fun here and learned so much about the animals. The tour guide was awesome and funny. My favorite part was feeding the animals, especially the monkeys.More

Thank Neeta2
asisproject, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Proyecto Asis, responded to this review

Hi Neeta2, We want to thank you for attending our tour that helps us to continue on this important mission. We are pleased that you enjoyed the time spent here. We will hope you can visit us again to see what's going on here. Regards,...More

Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

We took the tour and then stayed to volunteer. The tour was very informative and they let you pet many of the animals including some monkeys. We then had a lovely snack break by the pond where we saw humming birds, baby herons, and a...More

Thank YesBluefeather
asisproject, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Proyecto Asis, responded to this review

Hi YesBluefeather, We appreciate your willingness to meet at Proyecto Asis. Your visit contributed immensely to the rescue center. We are glad to read about your experience. Thanks for your support. Regards, - Proyecto Asis staff

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ogdmc
Are there any Sloths here at Proyecto?
14 January 2017|
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Response from asisproject | Property representative |
It would be really unusual to see one in a cage during the tours. Some live here but they are not in captivity , so they can be anywhere. Sometimes we see them, some other times we cannot find them.
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Jane G
we want to find the best way to get to this attraction from our hotel- hotel la fortuna- one site Travel Arenal was charging 95$- how did others get there and return?
6 January 2017|
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Response from Eaglelion | Reviewed this property |
We rented a car but it is not crazy far from where you are staying. $95 is ridiculous. Like Cindy says, contact Proyecto and they will hook you up for much less. Also call the concierge at your hotel and ask them what the... More
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lmill47
Hi there, I am looking to volunteer on my birthday, April 17. How will we assist in the rehabilitation of the animals? Will we be able to interact with them? Greatly looking forward to it!
2 December 2016|
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Response from asisproject | Property representative |
Hi lmill47, There are several options you can book. There is the one slands2000 mentioned: Tour + Volunteering that takes half day and it includes a tour, so after the tour you feed the animals. During the tour there is... More
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