El Nispero Zoo and Botanical Garden

El Nispero Zoo and Botanical Garden

El Nispero Zoo and Botanical Garden
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Muskoka6161
Muskoka Lakes, Canada300 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Solo
Was a very hot walk around but u got to see all the birds and animals of Panama, and lovely plants and flowers. Interesting place but was hoping for more butterflies. Make sure u bring bands for the birds and signs everywhere , do not feed the monkeys but people did.🤪
Written April 3, 2024
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noodlehouser
Austin, TX84 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Great zoo working to take care of needy animals/birds....and the fact that they operate a "greenhouse" of sorts (to purchase plants) once you enter is a great idea. Saw a lot of Panama natives.
Written February 19, 2024
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ClaudiaWood52
Osoyoos, Canada1,888 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Not a very extensive zoo but keep in mind the animals and birds are mostly rescues. We spent about 90 minutes there. Yes, cages are small but the displays are clean and look well tended. Just a warning…if you take a taxi, ask him to return as taxis in El Valle are very limited. A big gracias to the lovely couple who gave us a ride back to the market.
Written January 30, 2024
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Mary V
Woodstock, Canada76 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023
The big beautiful flowers and trees was very cool.
There were only a few animals and they were in cages not natural settings.
It was interesting to see the volcanic rocks and landscape.
Written April 3, 2023
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Deane
2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Couples
I was extremely disturbed after visiting. The coyotes, pigs, large birds and jaguars were the worst. Pacing with dead eyes in disgusting conditions. This place should rethink their purpose and set free or put down these beautiful but trapped creatures.
Written January 25, 2023
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ShaRina N
8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Family
I went to this zoo/ animal sanctuary with my husband and our 11 year old. We enjoyed it a lot and was pleasantly surprised with how large it was and the number of animals that were there. Every time we thought we were finished there was another section. It was sometimes challenging to figure out where to go next, but we made it through. Hopefully we didn’t skip any animals. The enclosures and the zoo itself were very clean. The scenery was absolutely beautiful! The prices were great. For 3 of us it was less than half the cost of one ticket at our local zoo. We were happy to support an animal sanctuary.
Written October 10, 2022
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jfhc
Panama City, Panama239 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Solo
Nice and instructive visit, the place shows u the nature and the wilds of America . Recomended to all people who trully love animals in their full
Written July 12, 2022
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Mike K
Harrow, UK168 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022 • Friends
It’s a group of disparate animals in mainly old antiquated cages, the exception being the Spider monkeys. There’s no attempt at education or conservation and the bigger mammals just pace relentlessly. Bizarrely there’s a large chicken section and the eggs are on sale at reception. There’s also a large plants for sale section.

If you want to do some good then go and see Jasón at the Square Trees Nature trail who has a few Golden Frogs and a desire to preserve them.
Written February 11, 2022
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fermin
La Chorrera, Panama5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021 • Couples
great place to relax. they should sell food for the animals (to interact more)
you can sit down and relax a lot. bird watching is awesome
Written April 2, 2021
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Vicky P
FW, TX9 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Friends
Golden frogs were supposed to he here but ha e move to another facility in town (ask your concierge for details of new location). The zoo is mostly birds and run down. Needs lots of work.
Written May 21, 2020
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