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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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We learned so much about the animals and their concerns during our time at the project. We first had a tour and got to see the animals as well as learn about all their stories and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We learned so much about the animals and their concerns during our time at the project. We first had a tour and got to see the animals as well as learn about all their stories and whilst they were there at the rescue center, then we were volunteering so after a coffee break we got to it cutting up all... More 

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jacksonville, florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We went to this "shelter-zoo" becuse of the great ratings in Tripadvisor. i have to sayboth my husband and I were disappointed, a first for a Tripadvisor rating. Why? because we found the expensive and the tour dragging. You could have walked the whole thing in ten minutes. The guide just drags on with jokes and anecdotes about the animals.... More 

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Roswell, GA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We visited Proyecto Asis with our children (boys, 8 & 10) along with our friends and their children (girl 8 & boy 10) on July 25th, 2015. As noted by other reviewers, these folks are passionate about their work, but unfortunately their passion does not translate into a fun experience. For starters, the description of how to get to Proyecto... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We did the afternoon tour/volunteering package with our 4 and 6 year old. Carlos was our guide and he was knowledgable and funny. We learned so much about the wildlife in Costa Rica. My kids loved it, and having the opportunity to feed the animals was a once in a lifetime experience.

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Timbuktu, Mali
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Let me state first that this is a worthy cause. These folks are passionate and making a difference--and there is no 'but' to that statement. Proyecto Asis is a good organization and I fully support it. I did the 3-hour program with my 10-year old son. And, for the most part, that was the profile for all the participants--parents with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I would highly recommend coming by with kids or by yourself. If you're into ecological to ORS and the volunteer experience I would highly recommend this. Our guide Adrian was extremely helpful and knowledgeable.

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San Diego, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Proyecto Asis was wonderful! My husband, children and I loved learning about the amazing animals that were being cared for at this animal rescue center. Carlos, our guide educated us on how the animals came to be here and what was being done to rehabilitate them. You could tell that he loves these animals and his job. We also had... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We closed our anniversary trip with a visit here…and it was AMAZING! Our tour guide, Adrian, showed passion and exuberance for the tour and the animals. We learned much, much more than I thought we would. The reserve has many great animals that you get right up close and interact with…from the spider and white faced monkeys to the macaws... More 

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Levittown, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I think I have ruined the thought of a typical zoo for my family. Once you come here you may never visit a regular zoo again. The people here are wonderful. They are extremely knowledgeable about the animals. I got a good education on this tour. I was able to hold a monkey's hand and feed all the animals. Definitely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This was a great way to spend an afternoon, and the visit helps to support the Proyecto Asis foundation so that they can continue on with their great work. I got to play with a gorgeous baby monkey and held the hand of one of the older monkeys which was pretty amazing. Not easy to get to as it is... More 

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Address: La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 4400, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2475 9121
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Alajuela  >  Arenal Volcano National Park  >  La Fortuna de San Carlos

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