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Toucan Rescue Ranch

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Address: San Isidro, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506-2268-4041
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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A MUST if you are visiting Costa Rica

How often do you get a chance to hang out and feed baby sloths? They are doing great work here and be sure to book a breakfast with the babies tour, it is well worth the time and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

How often do you get a chance to hang out and feed baby sloths? They are doing great work here and be sure to book a breakfast with the babies tour, it is well worth the time and money to get up close to some exotic animals. We went as a couple, but definitely something we would bring children to.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Indepth personal tour of the animals in the sanctuary. The baby sloths are adorable, and the work being done at the sanctuary is remarkable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This place is the real deal. On a less than 4 acre facility birds and animals have been brought here to either recover and be sent back into the wild, or recover and stay for the rest of their days because they cannot be safely reintroduced to the wild. The glue that holds this all together is LOVE with the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

My girlfriend and I visited here the day after we arrived in Costa Rica, it was around $20 each way for a cab from our hotel Don Carlos and it was lovely to get out of San Jose and see the countryside for the first time. We arrived early and were allowed to look around some of the enclosures which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Our family of five went for a tour and it was awesome! Our host was excellent and very knowledgable. We started with listening to the story of how Leslie started the rescue ranch and then we toured the place. We saw and learned about two and three toed sloths, toucans, owls, monkeys, a baby anteater and so much more. Each... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

As a family with 2 Teens-I can say this was one of our favorite things we did while in Costa Rica. Our guide MaKayla was so knowledgeable and so devoted to these animals that it would be hard not to bond with this special place. You get to see such a large variety of animals up close and personal and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This tour is for everyone of all ages that don't want a tourist trap. Carol and Leslie personally take small groups through the private property that is also the home of Leslie and Jorge, and tell you a little story of how the animal or bird came to the Toucan Rescue Ranch, it's injuries and chances of release if any.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Leslie had a vision and a mission that she shares with all who come to the Toucan Rescue Ranch in San Isidro, Costa Rica! She and her husband work tirelessly to rescue and care for hurt and almost endangered animals. We walked from cage to cage, learning about the stories of each animal. Lesley can often be seen hand feeding... More 

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Three Rivers
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We stayed here in the bed & breakfast overnight and it was perfect in every way! We arrived in the early afternoon, around 2, after driving from our beach location south of Jaco. Leslie gave us very exact directions on finding the ranch, hidden in the highlands above San Jose, just at the edge of the rain forest. We were... More 

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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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Address: Address: San Isidro, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506-2268-4041
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Heredia  >  San Isidro
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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