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Ecocentro Danaus

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Small, private non-profit natural reserve dedicated to the preservation of Costa Rican biodiversity and forest regeneration that is open for tours. Around the facility, you will find sloths (both two and three-toed), a diverse bird population...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
La Fortuna San Carlos | Camino al Tanque, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
+506 2479 7019
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Reviewed yesterday

We were a group of 15 adults, teens and kids and took a roughly 1 hour guided tour. They have an easy path through a beautiful reclaimed rain forest. Our guide was very knowledgeable and interesting - and she spoke fine English even though they...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Marcy O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did a night tour which was definitely worth it. I dont know if all the guides are as great as ours (his name was Eliás), but he was the best. I spotted the tiny tinighest frogs and took amazing pictures with our phone cameras....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Saskia B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Ecocentro Danaus night tour turned out to be one of the highlights of our short trip to La Fortuna. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the animals, their changing habitat. Would recommend it highly!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FellowTraveler558890
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great tour at night with a well educated guide that took us through the eco system and showed loads of animals wirh great passion, thanks for a great experience!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SwedenBengt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Ecocentro Danaus early this morning (Dec. 13, 2018) I did not get a guide because I was by myself and didn't want to wait for other people BUT the staff was excellent explaining the map and where my best chances of seeing birds,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank MarGarSh
Ecocentro Danau... R, Director General at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

You came to the right place for wildlife and supported nature conservation as well!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have come to this place for nearly 5 years now. Unfortunately it was become too touristy to the point that guides are not willing to give you hints on where to find wildlife in their property. They want you to book one of their...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank wildstock
Ecocentro Danau... R, Director General at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Thanks for the rate and so the visit! Ecocentro Danaus, for more than 25 years has preserved this jewel! And all of our tour guides are always available to guide you and show you as much as the center allows. We also unterdstand that...More

Reviewed November 29, 2018

We saw the reviews and decided to go and glad we did. we saw numerous wildlife including bats, cayman, tons of colorful birds, butterflies, insects and the best were the sloths. We saw one juvenile and one adult. A word of warning.. BRING BUG SPRAY!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank robertnam
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

An amazing, beautiful place with so much wildlife in such a small area. The next tour is highly recommended, bring a camera!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 937gilesl
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

We chose this park as it sounded more intimate then others. It maybe a short trail, but you can go around as many times as you like. We took a guided tour which was something like $22 each. Right next to reception is a bird...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank roxyquickuk
Reviewed September 21, 2018

This small property, offers a bit of everything, from snakes in captivity, to birds and mammals frequently and freely showing well at the banana feeders.

Date of experience: November 2017
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November 19, 2018|
Response from Ecocentro Danau... R | Property representative |
or phone call 24797019
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Response from Ecocentro Danau... R | Property representative |
Its German! must use a german translator!
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