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Toucan Rescue Ranch

San Isidro, Costa Rica
506-2268-4041
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Ranked #1 of 2 attractions in San Isidro
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Kelowna, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Our family of five (kids ages 7-16) enjoyed our tour here. It was about two hours long and we saw owls, monkeys, sloths, toucans, otter and other animals. My daughters favorites were the babies- a baby spider monkey and baby sloth. She rescues animals from the wild and tries to reintigrate them into the wild if possible. I felt good... More

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Me and my cousin went here for a quick afternoon tour. It was great! The tour guide was very informative and told us all about how they help the animals. The little baby spider monkey Noelle was ADORABLE! It was fun to watch her play around in her cage and try to get our attention. We got to get very... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Visiting the Toucan Rescue Ranch is not only a chance to see a great range of wildlife, but you're also supporting the Ranch's ongoing rescue and rehabilitation efforts. On the tour, Leslie shares the stories of the inhabitants and gives you the chance to appreciate how special these birds and animals are. There is also a small range of locally-produced... More

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California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We chose the Rescue Ranch at first because of its proximity to the airport. However, it turned out to be one of our favorite places. Leslie arranged for a driver, Randall, to pick us up from the airport. We liked him so much that we hired him to take us on to the Manuel Antonio area and later from Poas... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

One word: SLOTHS. Actually, two words: BABY SLOTHS. I emailed the day before arriving to Costa Rica to see if I could set up a tour, and they were very accommodating. My mom and I grabbed a taxi and then called the ranch so that the staff there could give the driver directions. There are fluent Spanish and English speakers... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

My husband and I had an amazing time at the Toucan Rescue Ranch last month. We arrived in the afternoon for a tour, and wow, those animals were absolutely precious. It was so cool to see the fascinating wildlife of Costa Rica up close, and sad to learn about all the ways in which these animals are abused. The animals... More

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Woodruff, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

What a wonderful place and what wonderful people. I thought that we were just going to see Toucans. Was surprised at all the different animals and birds that have been rescued. The couple that run the place are so dedicated to all the animals.

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San Francisco, Alajuela, Costa Rica
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Our visit to the ranch was far more enlightening that I would have thought possible. My wife kept telling me they have a baby sloths to see and she wanted to go. I was shocked by the amount of rescued animals they actually had on the property. They were sloths and monkeys, weasels, otters, porcupine, parrots, owls, plus several more... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I visited here with a school environment class and all I can say is wow! You really get a chance to not only be up-close and personal with the animals but also learn a ton about them. The workers are not only knowledgeable about the animals but are truly passionate about their well-being. Definitely worth the trip!!

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Harrisonburg, VA,USA
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59 reviews 59 reviews
13 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We were very fortunate to schedule a visit to the Toucan rescue Ranch on our last visit to Costa Rica. My wife discovered this place and our group of 6 went for the tour. Everyone was so pleased with visiting the TRR. Their concern and care for all of the animals was touching to all. We learned so many facts... More

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