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Aviarios del Caribe Sloth Sanctuary

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Address: | 35 Kilometers south of Limon and 10 Km from Cahuita National Park, Cahuita, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 011-506)750-0775
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We have always wanted to see the sloths at the sloth sanctuary in Costa Rica and we were able to fulfil that dream this year. I commend the sanctuary in helping these creatures... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Carbonear, NL
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Carbonear, NL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We have always wanted to see the sloths at the sloth sanctuary in Costa Rica and we were able to fulfil that dream this year. I commend the sanctuary in helping these creatures and getting to know more about them was simply fascinating. The tour of the sanctuary was informative and we were able to see both the baby and... More 

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Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We did not really appreciate the visit and the place itself. We did not learn a lot during the visit, which was pretty expensive by the way. I do not know much about sloths but the conditions in which they live in this sanctuary seem to be far from good. The sloths we saw were kept in small spaces with... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Our tour started with a lovely and peaceful boat ride on the river, by which the sanctuary is located. It was really well worth it, we saw even a small crocodile, many bird species, and just enjoyed the overall atmosphere. Then the tour of the sloth sanctuary started. Four permanent resident sloths were hold in fairly unnatural enclosures. As a... More 

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Vail, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

My husband and I visited with some friends before our wedding. We stayed at the bed and breakfast here and loved every second of it! We did the insider tour and it was totally worth the money! We learned so much and were able to hold and visit with the sloths, visit their medical center, nursery and tour the grounds.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This place is all about churning tourists, getting your money to help themselves not the sloths. You will see here very cute baby sloths and a couple of adults but what you will not see are the rows of small metal cages which house 3-4 stressed and bored sloths. Sloths are solitary animals not social. They are fed dog food,... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

After years of dreaming of visiting I finally got to do it. The staff were incredible, so informative and helpful. The canoe ride was great, the guides certainly knew what to look out for and made sure everyone got a chance to see the wildlife. But come on, it was really all about the sloths. So many sloths. So beautiful.... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We did the insiders tour of the Sloth Santuary. Well worth the additional cost than the basic tour. We got to see some of the behind the scenes set up. The best thing was the nursery with buckets of baby sloths who are all keen to get out to play. Sadly you can touch them but it was wonderful watching... More 

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San José, Alajuela, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The place is no as big as most can imagine, and the tour lasts about two hours, but it is a great experience, the sloths are very adorable, interesting and funny creatures and you get to see them real close, even babies and no, you can't take one baby home :). The tour guide is very knowledgeable and kept things... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I stayed here for 1 night with my girlfriend and did the Insider tour. Our Buttercup room had a massive bed and air con so we were happy with it. The grounds of the sanctuary are nice to walk around and we spotted lots of birds, lizards and crabs. We both enjoyed the boat tour. The guide didn't know English... More 

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Edmonton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We enjoyed our tour of the Sloth Sanctuary. You spend the first hour learning about the Sloths and the sanctuary. You get to meet a few of the sloths during the presentation and also see the baby sloths which were very cute. The second hour is a canoe trip which we really enjoyed. Our guide was outstanding at showing us... More 

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Address: | 35 Kilometers south of Limon and 10 Km from Cahuita National Park, Cahuita, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 011-506)750-0775
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Cahuita

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