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Address: 100 Mts Oeste Del Hotel Poco a Poco, 60109, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506-2645-6320
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Description: Twenty-six species of frogs and toads are collected in terrariums.

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Very good if you plan your visit right

The trick here is to go just the once. Arrive about 5, take yourself around the tanks and you`ll spot half a dozen frogs if you`re lucky. Then at 6 go again with the guide and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This was our first go-around with zip lining as the last time we were here our youngest was, well, too young. The lady at the front advised us that the next opening for the zip line tour was led by Spanish-speaking guides (who could not speak or understand English). I understand more Spanish than I can speak at this point... More 

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

It is basically a zoo with butterflies. There are 3 netted enclosures with different species of butterflies.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

$13 for the Ranario with the guide included. And our guide made it worth it! She is very knowledgeable about the terrariums and was very adept at finding the frogs. The poison frogs are active during the day and the nonpoison are active at night so there isn't one brilliant time to come to the Ranario. With your admission you... More 

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South Wales
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The trick here is to go just the once. Arrive about 5, take yourself around the tanks and you`ll spot half a dozen frogs if you`re lucky. Then at 6 go again with the guide and you`re guaranteed to see plenty, including those you missed that had clearly been right under your nose the first time around. As with most... More 

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Lancashire England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I enjoyed our visit but was not convinced that the housing of the frogs was the best option for viewing them. The frogs are very tiny and behind the glass of the tanks they are difficult to see. Other than this it was a worthwhile visit. Our guide was very patient with us and let us set the pace, the... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We did a self tour of the Ranario and it wasn't that wonderful. The descriptions were lacking and some didn't even have the name of the frogs in the enclosure. There was an aquarium set up in the front lounge area which had dead frogs floating in it. Something to do after dark, but not really worth the money. We... More 

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Monteverde, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This wasn't our favorite attraction. While they do have a butterfly garden and zip lining we only visited the frog pond. The frogs are all inside of terrariums and most are very small and hard to spot. Be sure to take the tour so the guide can point them out to you, otherwise you'll never find them. My little one... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Take the guide ... you'll see nothing otherwise, but the guides are most patient and take time to find the frogs for you within the landscapes of their cages.

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Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This review is for the Frog Pond and Butterfly garden in Santa Elena aka the Monteverde Theme Park. Some of the photos on this page do not seem to match up with this location. I think there is more than one Frog Pond perhaps. This location contains twelve or so big terrariums with different species of frogs in them. A... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We took our 5 & 6 year old zip lining at Renario because I had read that it was suitable for kids. I was hoping that the kids would not be to scared to try it and they were not! They had guides zip line with them and loved every moment of it.

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