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Toucan Rescue Ranch

Address: San Isidro, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506-2268-4041
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Type: Nature & wildlife areas, Nature & Parks
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Type: Nature & wildlife areas, Nature & Parks
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I highly recommend this tour for all age groups ! Leslie has done an amazing job caring for these animals and her passion and dedication is evident as she guides you through many amazing stories of rescue and rehabilitation. In addition to getting a close up view of all these birds and animals you will learn some very interesting and... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Since many things in the San Jose area close for the New Years Eve holidays, I was doing some last minute planning for how to entertain my parents on New Years Eve. I am so glad I came across the TripAdvisor reviews of Toucan Rescue Ranch!! I have been to Costa Rica numerous times before and never had heard of... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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127 reviews 127 reviews
27 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

If you're looking to see animals native to Costa Rica and hear some great rescue stories then this is the place to go. Animals are well tended to and you can a great up close tour to see a variety of animals from sloths to toucans, owls, otters, etc. Expect to be there about 2 hours as every animal has... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Was an absolute pleasure to take a tour around the ranch and hear the back stories of all the animals. The owners are lovely and the work they do is inspirational. The baby sloths were positively beautiful!!! Just a short drive for San Jose. Wish I knew about it earlier, we would have booked a room there!

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Waukesha
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

If you love animals, you'll love this place. THIS IS NOT A ZOO! It is a rescue/rehabilitation site run by very dedicated people and a couple of ex-pat Americans. Sloths, spider monkeys, a variety of toucans, owls. All are either being rehabilitated to be returned to their natural habitat or are being cared for because of an inability to be... More 

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Gresham, Oregon
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The love for the animals at Toucan Rescue Ranch is so apparent that you feel it the moment you walk onto the property. The variety of animals that they have rescued and rehabilitated is evidence of the respect that Minae has for Leslie, Jorge, Carol, and the rest of the team. They are able to care for and rehabilitate animals... More 

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Lone Jack, Missouri
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We went here on the recomendation of the owners of the bed and breakfast we were staying at and we were not disappointed. It was one of wy wifes dreams to see and possibly touch a sloth and she was able to get up close to one and touch the hair on its back. They had a large vaiety of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We didn't stay here, but did a tour of the ranch, and it was amazing! I did not expect the variety of animals they had here, it's not just toucans! I loved that you can get up close to get some awesome photos, and we learned a ton about the animals and the wildlife conservation efforts in Costa Rica. If... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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

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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