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Address: Santo Domingo de Heredia 22-3100, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506-2507-8107
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Description: An eco-tourist park that highlights all the different ecosystems of the...
An eco-tourist park that highlights all the different ecosystems of the country.
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Wonderful overview of biodiversity

They give a great tour here and we saw numerous birds, a sloth, iguanas, turtles, and bugs and butterflies in their bug house and butterfly house. We were there late in the day... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
Sandi0615
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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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174 reviews 174 reviews
79 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

They give a great tour here and we saw numerous birds, a sloth, iguanas, turtles, and bugs and butterflies in their bug house and butterfly house. We were there late in the day - early in the day would be better to see more animals. The guide was very informative and the gardens are pretty well kept. They have some... More 

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Buffalo, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Nice array of choices at buffet. Sorry they are closing the park. We had rice and beans, fruit and some wonderful natural fruit drink. The servers were very friendly.

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El Granada, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

It is not the same as seeing a national park, but you can begin here. There are some animals, costumed Ticas in bright dresses, informative slide shows, and a small café.

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Allen, Texas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

For adult foreigners the cost is $25 usd and students $19 usd. Not much to see. Other than a good amount of butterflies there isn't anything else. The park must probable had better days but today it is poorly maintained. ZooAve is much better experience for much less money. Sorry, just not a good experience, AND EXPENSIVE

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St. Louis , MO
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66 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

It was really fun to go here and we were really excited to visit her as we had just landed in San Jose and were ready to see the different biomes in Costa Rica. You could compare this place to a zoo in the United States. However, you are actually in the exhibits and the animals can like walk up... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Butterfly garden, rainforest path, expansive park grounds, indigenous animals!! What`s not to like for a day out with the kids!! And they learn something as well!!!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I came here with another group, saw and learned many things that made me appreciate my time in Costa Rica- mainly bc of my guide. The other group was led around by someone else and didn't get as much out of it. Expect this being only a man-created representation of the ecosystems.

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Oregon
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

It was fun traveling there with friends' kids. There were special places for kids to play on ropes and sit on giant frog sculptures. We didn't see many animals at all. The only ones we saw were the farm animals in pens. They did have a cute area where you could hold rabbits and pet some of the farm animals.... More 

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Tampa, FL
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We enjoyed seeing all the Biodiversity of Costa Rica in one park. It's well maintained and if you take a tour with a guide, you'll learn lots. There is a nice soda eating spot. Kids loved the butterfly conservatory. While we were there a funny guy looks through the park for where sloths are seen and then tells the guide.

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Somerset, New Jersey
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16 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

This is a natural preserve designed to educate locals and visitors about the Biodiversity in Costa Rica. They did, in fact, do that, as our tour guide was very well spoken and knowledgeable. There was a "pond" area that had crocodiles and water fowl, and there were indoor areas that had specimens of animals, such as the various snakes, that... More 

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