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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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Leslie and her team are so dedicated to the animals and have so much respect for them. They aren't their pets but they genuinely care for them. We stayed at the guesthouse for two... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Quincy, Massachusetts
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Quincy, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Leslie and her team are so dedicated to the animals and have so much respect for them. They aren't their pets but they genuinely care for them. We stayed at the guesthouse for two nights and it was such a relaxing time. It was a good deal as well if you need a place to stay for the night coming... More 

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Atlanta
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18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is by far one of our favorite places in Costa Rica. But it's more than just toucans! We fell in love with the sloths and learned much about the plight of this country's endangered species. The owners have a wonderful story and a great mission. We will definitely be back!

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Novi, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ranch is a must-do in Costa Rica.We drove from the airport for our first night in Costa Rica and I can not imagine settling for a hotel near the airport instead. My two college-aged sons and I stayed in one of the bungalows which had a double bed, a twin, and bunk beds, a living area, and a kitchen... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent two nights in one of the cabinas at TRR, quite comfortable with wonderful hosts. The ranch is obviously a labor of love for the people there- Leslie, Jorge, and Carol. I am so glad there are people like them in the world, they have rescued and taken care of so many animals- owls, toucans, macaws Emma the otter,... More 

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North Carolina
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63 reviews
32 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We were lucky enough to be able to get a spot in one of the Toucan Rescue Ranch tours. They offer two small (~10 people) tours per day so the animals don't get stressed. They started as a rescue for toucans, but have grown to include sloths, monkeys, parrots, and even an otter. The tour is educational but also tugs... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

When we arived Lesley was bottle feeding a baby sloth. Two more adorable baby sloths were hanging from a chair on the deck. Unfortunately you cannot touch any of the animals. After feeding the sloths, Lesley gave us a wonderful tour of her ranch recounting the story of how each animal was rescued. We highly recommend visiting this place and... More 

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Thank RobertEmile
NY
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

We feel very fortunate we got to visit the Toucan Rescue Ranch. Lesley was very welcoming and let us watch her feeding the baby mammals. It really was magical and humbling to see how these wild animals are cared for. It was important for our 8 year old girls to see these animals up close and also to make them... More 

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Fajardo, Puerto Rico
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Incredible. The staff is so friendly, knowledgable, and incredibly dedicated to the animals they care for. Don't let the name fool you, this rescue center has MUCH more than toucans, including owls, otters, monkeys, tons of birds, and my personal favorite, sloths. This was a truly amazing experience! I got to get within inches of baby sloths. The animals are... More 

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derwood
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Great experience whether traveling with a family or just a couple. Fantastic tour - informative, genuine, and personal. we saw toucan's, macaws, monkeys, and many other animals but it was the sloths that stole the show. Whether adult or the baby sloths they were nursing it was a great experience, up close and personal. The staff was friendly and did... More 

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Gomersal, null, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Wow this place is brilliant. We got there at 8 am for breakfast and to watch the baby sloths being fed before we were given a tour of the facility. They are doing a wonderful job and obviously have a passion for helping all kinds of animals. I felt very envious of them and wish I could have stayed and... More 

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