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Foundation Jaguar Rescue Center

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South Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0710
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Jaguar Rescue Center Public Tours: Monday - Saturday (closed Sunday) $20 per person. Children under 10 are FREE! No reservation needed for public tours. 1.5 hours Private Tours: Monday - Saturday (closed Sunday) $60 per person. Children under 10 FREE! Reservation required for private tours. 2.5 hours WHAT TO BRING: The tours are outside and you will be walking. Water, sunblock, rain jacket or poncho, insect repellent, closed shoes. ALSO VISIT LA CEIBA NATURE RESERVE FOR DAY AND EVENING NATURE HIKES
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“baby monkeys” (237 reviews)
“private tour” (246 reviews)
“injured animals” (95 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
South Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0710
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Garret was an awesome tour guide, very knowledgeable and willing to answer lots of questions! Non government funded organization dedicated to rehabilitating animals and hopeful to return them to their natural habitat :)

Thank Pamela W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Do you like animals? You'll see lots, you'll learn and you'll support a good cause. Plus the are sloths are super cute. They have multiple animals, some in enclosures, some without. Even though there is no touching (not a petting zoo!), you still get close...More

Thank Pavel T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great place run by volunteers helping injured and sick animals. They are doing a fantastic job and you get to learn a lot about the animals as well as why they are there. Once better they are released back into the wild which is great....More

Thank adventureguyNZ
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had the honour of meeting and talking to the owner of this amazing rescue center. I got so emotional to experience and see how much she gives and sacrifices for these animals to be rescued. Her complete selflessness is remarkable and it shows in...More

Thank Logan-Alyssa M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I can't say enough about how awesome this tour was! Our guide, Melina, first explained the background story about how the foundation began (super cute love story). She then took the 9 of us around the centre and showed us so many beautiful animals and...More

Thank ashcalgary83
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great tour of 1h45, very interesting & friendly team! Lots of animals & lots of great work done! Worth a visit!!

Thank Annnnnnnnnnnnnn
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our Italian guide was fantastic and handled a large group well. Her enthusiasm just added to the incredible work the rescue centre are doing with the animals. It's a must if you visit the area!

Thank GCLM
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is literally a house that had an animal sanctuary built around it. The two original owners were deemed the best people to take in wildlife that were orphaned/injured and rehabilitate them. There are plenty of sloths (BABIES) and other interesting animals. I loved the...More

Thank caitlin726
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour is great but didn't feel like connection with the animles mostly due to the instruction not to touch them If volunteers can touch them, why can't we? Under supervision of course... The tour summarise for you the main animals from the jungle in...More

Thank Harel B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well informed guides. Entertaining and worth the price it supports. No Jaguars here though but that did not matter at all. Wonderful exhibits many different animals.

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17 September 2017|
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Response from Phil O | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm pretty sure that that there are just 2 tours. 9am and 11am.
Kaitlyn W
19 April 2017|
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Response from Akshatha P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, plenty of space to park.. watch out for howler monkeys on the trees. They like to wee on people standing under trees. :)