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Monteverde Frog Pond

Features Animals
Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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Interesting and educational

We spent an enjoyable hour taking an interesting and educational guided tour with Alejandro in the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Calgary, Canada
nice collection.

Guide was super helpful. He was able to explain and show us all the frogs in each of the places... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dinesh N
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“after dark” (8 reviews)
“guided tour” (18 reviews)
Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We spent an enjoyable hour taking an interesting and educational guided tour with Alejandro in the afternoon and then came back in the evening to revisit it on our own. A free return entry is included with your ticket, which is advisable, since the frogs...More

Thank HappyInBlueJeans
Reviewed 1 week ago

Guide was super helpful. He was able to explain and show us all the frogs in each of the places. enjoyed the experience overall.

Thank Dinesh N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Who knew that visiting a place dedicated to frogs could be so much fun and so interesting!? We went in the evening and saw all the famous Costa Rican frogs - some of whom were in the middle of changing colours from their day time...More

Thank snegurochka
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a bit tough because we couldn't return at night so weren't able to see most of the frogs awake (and I imagine this would be tough for most travelers, to go twice). The butterfly garden was a bit disappointing and we were disconcerted...More

Thank Lauren R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Informative guide. Family owned business. Played hide and seek with the various native frogs. Much better to visit at night when the frogs are active. Unfortunately we didn't but would consider return trip. Guided tour took less then an hour but felt longer

Thank kristiclark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good collection of frogs. We visited in the afternoon when the frogs are difficult to spot (though our guide did manage to pick them all out except for one pesky so-and-so). Recommend that you visit in the evening as well (after sunset) in order to...More

Thank jack64
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

I am not a frog enthusiast but I loved this tour! After reading reviews here about how more frogs were active at night we decided to go after dark. Our tour guide was super informative and fun. It was fun to have a go at...More

Thank Carla M
Reviewed 24 November 2017

We nerded out and did the frog tour and as recommended went back at night for a second look. Even if you don’t love frogs you’ll be infected with the staff’s enthusiasm for these colorful amphibians and the whole “where’s Waldo” aspect of finding the...More

Thank awaywegowithkids
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Me and my boyfriend had to film butterflies for a documentary and the staff was extremely helpful. They showed us around and helped us in whatever we needed. It is a good way to see frogs and butterflies of Monteverde, as they are usually hidden...More

Thank martasostres
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Had a great visit. The butterfly and insects display is worthwhile and entry fee includes this. Some amazing live spiders and insects and a whole lot more in glass cases. The frogs are incredible. We had a great guide who spotted them all and could...More

Thank bishop13
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30 January 2015|
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Response from beats21 | Reviewed this property |
Most of the glass screens are filthy, not good for photos and you need something to stand on for most of them - give it a wide berth, not worth it