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Ara Manzanillo

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Ara Manzanillo

134 Reviews
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GPS coordinates are 9_62'60.01N, 82_68'47.17W. Small sign on highway at turnoff but only seen when traveling south., Manzanillo 70403 Costa Rica
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Explore the South Caribean Costa Rica with a local guide. Get an incredible and authentic experience, with multiple destinations all over the Talamanca area. <br><br>This trip takes you all over the coastline of the South Caribean area. We will be stopping at 3 viewpoints, 3 beaches and with chances for different activities or stops of your own liking.<br><br>Check out our other day-trips - we have the perfect ideas for your next adventure.
$50.00 per adult
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904agnesc wrote a review Jan 12
Zoutleeuw, Belgium143 contributions52 helpful votes
You're given a lot of interesting and relevant information about the macaws and the project before you can walk up to the viewing platforms. The views over the valley, all primary forest is really nice. The macaws are around, basically all day long. But the real action starts at snack-time. Even if you are not a birder, this is a very nice place to visit and to see these stunning (wild!) birds at close range.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Gritibenz wrote a review Dec 2020
10 contributions1 helpful vote
We recently visited Ara Manzanilo. After a steep climb with the car (we were used to that by then) we were greeted by a volunteer of the Ara project. We received some information of the background of the project and about the great green macaw - truly amazing what this project does for these animals! We could enjoy the macaws for over an hour, they were curious, flying over our heads. Amazing experience and I am happy to support such a project!
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Beach L wrote a review Mar 2020
Ontario, Canada157 contributions123 helpful votes
We were happy to support the Ara Project by making a visit recently. Our guide was very informative and it was clear that he had a passion for what he does. Sitting atop of the observatory hill watching the Great Green Macaws feed was very special and peaceful.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from AraManzanillo, Public Relations Manager at Ara Manzanillo
Responded Apr 24, 2020
Thank you so much for visiting us! We are glad that you were able to enjoy the peace of sitting atop the hill at our sanctuary. Thank you for supporting the Great Green Macaws and Ara Manzanillo!
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Sarah P wrote a review Mar 2020
West Kelowna, Canada44 contributions3 helpful votes
We did the 1hr tour and saw the Great Green mackaws. A great experience as they fly right over your heads. a great project to breed these birds and release them back into the wild. They book up early and only allow 16 people each day. The tour is only once a day from 3-4pm. Really inexpensive too. Highly recommend this for all ages.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from AraManzanillo, Public Relations Manager at Ara Manzanillo
Responded Apr 24, 2020
Thank you for your support! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit. Seeing a flock of Great Green Macaws flying over your head certainly is a sight to behold!
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Craig P wrote a review Mar 2020
Sparks, Nevada20 contributions4 helpful votes
A must see the Toucan was a bonus. We had him greeting us at the gate. The guide said that was rare to come so close to a toucan. The macaws are so Beautiful and they are doing such a great job saving these birds. A twenty dollar donation gives you the memories of a life time. They only do it once a day to not bother the birds. You will need to call and make reservations.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from AraManzanillo, Public Relations Manager at Ara Manzanillo
Responded Mar 11, 2020
Hello Craig! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to the Ara Manzanillo field station. It sounds like you got lucky to see the toucan up so close! Thank you so much for supporting our project!
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