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Address: La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 4400, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2475 9121
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Description: Previous Reservation is required. Proyecto Asis is a Wildlife Shelter and...
Previous Reservation is required. Proyecto Asis is a Wildlife Shelter and Environmental Education Center located very close to La Fortuna. Wild animals which have been found wounded, forsaken or are rescued from the black market by the local forest rangers are brought here. Those that cannot be released are used within our educational programs. In order to finance our shelter, we offer daily tours and volunteer activities. Schedules: Monday to Saturday at 8:30 am or at 1:00 pm. Sundays Closed. Easy access facilities and trails for all ages.
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Once In A Lifetime Experience Supporting a A Great Cause

When you visit Proyecto Asis, you aren't just going to the very best attraction Costa Rica has to offer (or at least that I experienced), you are supporting one of the VERY best... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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East Hampton, Connecticut
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East Hampton, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

When you visit Proyecto Asis, you aren't just going to the very best attraction Costa Rica has to offer (or at least that I experienced), you are supporting one of the VERY best causes I've witnessed. While you can interact, touch and get really up close to many animals, including illusive mammals that are hard to see out in the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

This was one of our kids' favorite spots in Costa Rica. You get up front and close to the animals in an environment where they are being helped by the staff of Proyecto Asis. We all enjoyed feeding the animals!

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Saratoga, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

It's great for all family members. We did tour+volumteering feeding the animals. I can not foget the feel of a spider monkey placing his hand on mine.

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Weston, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Loved what they are doing to help animals get back to their natural habitat. Excellent guide who provided great information and had a good sense of humor.

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Saugatuck, Michigan
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Our family included grandparents who live part time in El Castillo, daughter and husband from Chicago with their two teenage girls. All are animal lovers. ASIS runs a wonderful rescue for many types of animals. Our guide was very specific on which animals could be released and explained the reasons. We were able to touch and hold some of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Me and my friends volunteered at Asis for 5 weeks. I would urge everyone who has the time, to head out to Asis. It's like going to the Zoo except that all of the animals who are there needs to be there. The people at Asis are some of the nicest you'll ever meet and i would really recommend 1... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Unbelievable place! I learned a lot and I enjoy each minute of the tour. Great project. Keep up the good work.

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asisproject, Front Office Manager at Proyecto Asis, responded to this review

Hello warkhos, We are glad to know that this was an outstanding experience for you. We'll keep on working with the same passion for the animals we love so much. Thanks a lot for your support! Regards, Staff at Proyecto Asis More 

West Chester, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My children ages 11, 13, and 16, as well as my in-laws, husband, and I all greatly enjoyed our visit and "volunteer" time here. We visited at the very beginning of our time in CR and it was very helpful to have learned so much about the local animals right at the start of our journey so we better understood... More 

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asisproject, Front Office Manager at Proyecto Asis, responded to this review

Hi MaiaST, Proyecto Asis thanks you for your visit and contribution for this cause and mission of preserving wildlife. We are thrilled to know you enjoyed the activity as well as the rest of the family. It was lovely to read your review. Regards, - Proyecto Asis staff More 

Lake Worth, FL
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86 reviews 86 reviews
23 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

Amazing and knowledgable staff. We learned a lot and enjoyed feeding the animals. Worthwhile afternoon. College kids were volunteering there and everyone was very passionate about the health and well-being of these animals. Could leave without buying a high-four Tshirt and making an extra donation.

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asisproject, Front Office Manager at Proyecto Asis, responded to this review

Hi Fivez, We want to thank you for attending our tour that helps us to continue on this important mission. We are pleased that you enjoyed the time spent here. Thanks for the important donation by simply visiting and going beyond. Regards, - Proyecto Asis staff More 

Van Buren, Arkansas
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81 reviews 81 reviews
32 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We booked an 8:30 tour and our guide was very knowledgeable and the kids really learned a lot. It is not a very big place, but you will get to see spider monkeys and white faced monkeys. We did the extra part where we cut up the food and took it to the animals. The only cage we were able... More 

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asisproject, Front Office Manager at Proyecto Asis, responded to this review

Hi VB_Family_5, We appreciate your willingness to meet at Proyecto Asis. Your visit contributed immensely to the rescue center. We are so glad to read about your experience. Thanks for your support. Regards, - Proyecto Asis staff More 

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