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“Well worth your time.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The ARA Project

The ARA Project
Punta Islita, Costa Rica
+506 6052 9331
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Coon Rapids, Minnesota
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Well worth your time.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

This was a wonderful place to visit. It was one of our first stops in Costa Rica and one we definitely enjoyed. The birds are beautiful and it's wonderful work they are doing to breed and release them back into the wild. One tip, wear long pants, when we were visiting, there were a lot of small biting insects.

Visited February 2013
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Houston, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Unique experience.....loved it....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

My boys loved this excursion......they had 14 resucue dogs that greeted us upon arrival.....which my boys thought was excellent....the macaws are amazing and so interesting......Chris was a great guide and obviously loves the birds.....we are wishing them the best of luck with their move to the coast......Alajeula is losing a little hidden gem.....my boys favorite activity our trip!!!!! Thanks

Visited March 2013
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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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“Very special”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

A very special project devoted to returning Macaws to the wild. Chris gave us a wonderful, personable tour as he went about the chores of tending to these beautiful birds. Since seeing this, my children have pledged to make the world a better place.

Visited February 2013
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Santa Clara, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“A good cause”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

We visited the ARA project to support a good cause, and glad we did. The center needs every help they can get, they are doing a really good job with little resources, manned by volunteers.
Chris who toured us around the center was wonderful explaining about the macaws while he multi task caring/ feeding them. We can tell they really care about them, and credit them for keeping these beautiful, amazing birds from getting extinct.

Visited February 2013
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Grecia, Costa Rica
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“A must experience ARA project”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

This is the most important stop for a tourist and local in Costa Rica. Save these magnificent birds....NOW.
Incredible learning experience while on this tour. Donate NOW, please

Visited September 2012
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