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Address: Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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The frog pond is great for those who love frogs. You'll need the guide to help you spot the frogs in the glass cases as they hide well. My guide was very knowledgeable and I was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The tour guide was very friendly. He got very excited to show us some unexpected finds like a huge stickbug mating outside one of the butterfly spaces! His enthusiasm and information really made this visit special. my son, 9 years old, really liked the frogs and especially the huge variety of butterflys. I recommend!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

The frog pond is great for those who love frogs. You'll need the guide to help you spot the frogs in the glass cases as they hide well. My guide was very knowledgeable and I was the only person on the tour at that time, so I appreciated how much energy he put into explaining all the habitats and which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

great display of the frogs of costa rica, the night time visit is especially worthwhile to hear the frogs and toads at night.

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We went because we were with our 2.5 year old child and saw so many great reviews. We had a great experience at the Butterfly garden (the Mariposa garden, not the one that's offered here), because you can walk around as the butterflies float around you, and our tour guide was amazing. I was hoping for something similar, but this... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

This was worth going to with a guided tour. The tour guide helps you find the frogs and tells you all about their habitat and activity. Go at night to see the frogs active and your ticket gives you another free visit to come in the day time as well. All the frogs are in glass enclosures a it's a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This really isn't worth the entry fee: you see tiny glimpses of very small frogs in glass cases; the guide was very helpful but I wouldn't recommend it: there are better ways to spend your time and money

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Should have read the reviews beforehand! Usd 27 for 2 adults and 2 children and we could ourselves find 2 frogs, a few more with a guide. The terrariums are filled with plants not frogs. I thought there would be loads of colorful frogs fun for the kids, in reality there was 1 if any in each of its under... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

It was cool, but not fantastic. We went at night and could really only see the frogs if our guide pointed them out.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

It was nice to see différent kind of species that you can not find during the night walk and the price is correct. You pay one ticket and you can go during the day and go back during the night when they see more active! But the glasses have to be clean a little bit more!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

There's an informal feel to this place, but we liked that aspect of it, with the guide trying hard to help us spot the frogs, and usually succeeding. Like all wildlife spotting you take your chances, so don't expect to get great views of everything, everyone's experience will be different. We took advantage of the repeat visit on the same... More 

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Address: Address: Santa Elena, Costa Rica
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde  >  Santa Elena

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