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worth a visit whilst in/near Iguazu national park

this animal refuge is to care for and rehabilitate wild animals that have been captured by... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2018
London, United Kingdom
Animal refuge&rehabilitation center

This place does a very important job of providing refuge and an opportunity of rehabilitation for... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Ruta Nacional 12 Km. 1638, Puerto Iguazu N3370HKA, Argentina
+54 3757 42-3980
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

this animal refuge is to care for and rehabilitate wild animals that have been captured by poachers, kept as pets, or lost their mothers... A small entry charge supports their work & enables you to take a 1.5 hr tour (on a trailer pulled by...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NickS-Barnes
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

This place does a very important job of providing refuge and an opportunity of rehabilitation for wild animals who were for example, hurt by hunters, hit by a car on the road, rescued from smugglers etc. They have scheduled tours of around 1,5h where one...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Place is a wonderful slice of Atlantic rain forest. Incredible collection of fauna including many rare and endangered species. Enjoyed seeing howler monkeys (dad, mama and baby) in safe setting in the wild. Any wild creature within 100 kilometers is brought to this place for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nycebh
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

I missed the english tour so couldnt understand what the guide was literally yelling about for 5 minutes at every cage, it hurt my ears and i doubt the animals enjoyed it either, they all look kind of depressed in their small cages.. saved but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RhodaJ15
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Tours of the animal rehabilitation center are guided and involve a short ride into the forest via a tractor type truck. The touring area is not big but for 200 peso, it is worth visiting. I believe there are sporadic English tours daily but the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed July 17, 2018

They do a good work for injured or endangered wildlife. Our guide spoke no English. I understand that they do have English speaking tours. Worth the visit

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BeenDere97
Reviewed July 9, 2018

As a for not profit organization, this place does a very good job, rehabilitating injured animals that were hit by cars, taking care of the confiscated wildlife, and when possible releasing them back into the wild.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank osobongo
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

This tour had more to offer than I expected. Good deal for AR$200. For two hours, we walked slowly through the wooded area where large pens or aviaries contained tropical birds and mammals (including cat, anteater, monkeys + more) that are not eligible for returning...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank jim_in_sanjose
Reviewed March 6, 2018

We decided to do this tour on our own so we took a taxi from the Amerian del Portal Iguazu hotel which cost 150 pesos one way. We arrived at 11 am but they could only get the four of us on a 12:20 p.m....More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank SPtravels2016
Reviewed February 25, 2018

The information online for Guiroga is unfortunately sparse. The animal sanctuary is viewable by guided tour only, which seem to leave a couple of times an hour. Most are in Spanish but a few are in English - call ahead to check. All animals in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Tristavius
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David R
January 11, 2018|
Response from oxford-globetrotters | Reviewed this property |
As per my review, 0940 and 1400