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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 1 week ago

The Jaguar Rescue Center exhibits the highest standards in animal welfare and public education. And that's why you go to rescue centers instead of zoos, isn't it? Our guide, Sarah, was an experienced biologist, and it showed. Her expertise deeply enhanced the richness of the...More

Thank Brian O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We learned so much about rehabilitation of injured and orphaned animals. The center had sloths, monkeys, ocelots, deer, snakes and more. We all loved it, very informative and inspiring!

Thank An C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We heard about this place from other pacs from our hostel and went here for a visit. They tipped us on going in the first guided tour in the morning. We enjoyed every second in this place, and our guide (English speaking girl) told a...More

Thank Ckiickamm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my brother visited the centre whilst in Puerto Viejo. As a vet I have to say that their approach to treating, rehabilitating and releasing wild animals is exemplary. Our guide (an Italian lady who had done her thesis on sloths but whom I...More

Thank Rob Q
Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to visit this place if you're going to Puerto Viejo or around. Beautiful place and people are so nice!

Thank susanabea17
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great way to see the animals and learn about them. If you are like us and are concerned about captive animals, then this is the place to see. It is a rehabilitation center and deserves your support. The tour is given by the volunteer...More

Thank Winston C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing place is the jaguar rescue center! The volunteers are really nice and helpful and of course is their knowledge of the animals amazing even if they are just volunteering for some weeks. If you're able to visit the place, you have to....More

Thank lis1606
Reviewed 1 week ago

Anyone staying in this area, definitely needs to check out the Jaguar Rescue Centre. Keep in mind that it's unlikely you will see a jaguar (they have only had one back when they first started), but you WILL see baby sloths, baby monkeys, and plenty...More

Thank CheenaJean
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rachel was very informative and did a great job telling us all about the animals. You can literally get a foot away from sloths, exotic birds, etc. It's awesome

Thank midwestclimber
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an awesome place with a great mission!! We had an awesome volunteer show us around that was so knowledgeable and helpful in explaining all the animals and how they are working to get them back to the jungle! My daughters left with such an...More

Thank Gina J
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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. :)