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“Instructive tour” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Bat Jungle

The Bat Jungle
Frente Restaurante Tramonti en Monteverde, 5655, Costa Rica
506-2645-7701
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Ranked #9 of 45 things to do in Monteverde
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: # 85 live bats free-flying in our huge enclosure, designed to resemble the cloud forest at night# Guided tour by professional guides takes about 45 minutes# The tour is both informative, educational and entertaining, with a focus on biology and conservation# Cleverly designed interpretive exhibits, like our giant ears, huge bat heads, and bat skeleton.# You will see, at close range, 85 tropical fruit-eating and nectar-feeding bats from the Monteverde area# Our bats fly, eat, socialize, and even give birth before your eyes
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Paris, France
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“Instructive tour”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Very instructive tour! You'll see bats in a different way after that. The price is a little bit too expensive but guides are very passionate!

Visited May 2013
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Hackettstown, New Jersey
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“Great tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Bat Jungle tour was a very informative and fun tour that gave us a great insight into the life and behaviour of bats. The guide clarified many misunderstandings and myths surrounding these flying mammals. My kids (6 and 9 years old) really enjoyed it and learned a lot!

Visited April 2013
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Canmore, Canada
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“Loved it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Quite small museum, but the knowledgeable and enthousiastic staff made up for it. I have a much greater appreciation for the importance of bats upon the ecosystem. The highlight was watching the bats behind the glass in the room at the back during mealtime. Highly recommend visiting this tour while in Monteverde.

Tour lasts about 40m-1h; 10$/student, 12$/adult.

Visited April 2013
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Bangkok, Thailand
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“A great attraction for young and old”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

A group of four of us recently visited The Bat Jungle. Not really knowning what to expect we were delighted to experience a most informative and educational tour. For anyone travelling around Monte Verde we would definitely recommend including this venue as part an itinerary. Excellent value and extremely interesting
Doug and Ulai Kirwin
Thailand

Visited March 2013
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Orlando, Florida
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“Very interesting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

We really enjoyed learning about the bats. Seeing all the bats in the "bat" room was great. Tour only takes about an hour.

Visited May 2012
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