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Toucan Rescue Ranch

Certificate of Excellence
San Josecito, Heredia 40601, Costa Rica
Toucan Rescue Ranch
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very enjoyable and educational experience. Also so uplifting to see the compassion and dedication of the owners and helpers who are totally committed to the care of the birds and animals they rescue. We did not stay overnight but wished we had. Would highly recommend a visit which would interest adults and children.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are into wildlife then do not miss out on the Toucan Rescue Ranch. Leslie and the crew are doing some truly inspirational work rehabilitating and looking after just about any animal that comes their way. There were loads of sloths, including baby 2 and 3-toed beauties, an incredible oncilla (wild cat), a delightfully friendly otter, a baby anteater,... More 

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Martinsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been several months since our trip, so I will be a bit light on the finer details, but suffice to say we loved our stay here. I would strongly recommend a visit here. Many suggest it as a last stop in the country before leaving, but the way we chose to do it was to stay here first,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We added this excursion to our itinerary and was so glad we did. You will have an opportunity to see toucans, sloths (and babies!), owls and other animals up close and personal. The staff have an incredible task of caring and protecting wildlife that have suffered from an accident or poachers trying to smuggle animals out of the country.

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Amory, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I had researched my birthday trip to CR for months and months and months. Had it all settled in my head. Then, I briefly heard mention of this place in some review somewhere. Hmmmm....a place doing good work? Critters? A bed and breakfast? A stay on my actual 50th birthday?? I gotta check this out. And boy am I glad... More 

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

2 kids and 2 adults. We set out for a tour on a Saturday, took a little over 2 hours, including the history of the ranch, the tour, details etc.... I only wish it were longer. Carol is quite knowledgable and great with kids. We've never see a sloth, much less be able to get centimeters away from one, amazing.... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We were in Costa Rica for 14 days, but our first morning was the best because we learned of the Toucan Rescue Ranch. We had "breakfast with the babies" and then a tour. One of the main reasons we came to Costa Rica was to see sloths, but I never imagined being so close to them, especially babies. They are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We climbed a volcano, swam in a green lagoon, lounged around giant waterfalls but they don't compare to the wonderful afteroon we spent at the Tucan Rescue Ranch! Our 13yr-old had to be convinced to go - now she can't stop raving about what fun it was. Leslie is so passionate about what she is doing that it is infectious.... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Look, if you just want your picture taken without a bucket of baby sloths getting in the way, this is not the place for you. But if you don't mind being around sloths, you should drop everything and get to the Toucan Rescue Ranch immediately because SLOTHS. Also toucans. Have you ever seen a captive animal pacing restlessly in his... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This was our second stay with Leslie and Jorge at their beautiful property in the hills near San Jose. The Resuce Ranch continues to grow and do amazing work. There were 5 baby sloths being supported and rehabilitated during our visit, as well as a tiny one month old anteater. The accommodations are very comfortable, the birds and animals amazing... More 

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