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Toucan Rescue Ranch

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The Toucan Rescue Ranch’s (TRR) mission is to rescue, rehabilitate, and release Costa Rica wildlife. TRR works with a model that focuses on conservation, education, and research to ensure a brighter tomorrow for Costa Rica wildlife. VISITS REQUIRE A...more
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San Isidro, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They love the animals and try to protect them when others in the past treated them horribly. We made the nocturnal tour and had a great time. Super recommeded, specially since it's near to the city.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank diegosr2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Toucan Rescue Ranch was better than I could have imagined. Daniel our tour guide shared so much information about all the animals they rescue - several types of toucans but also owls, monkeys, sloths and more. Great stories about how they were rescued were...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 950joans
Reviewed October 4, 2019

Very educational. Learned a lot about each of the animals. Daughter loved the baby sloths and otter.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank LeilaniH35
Reviewed August 22, 2019 via mobile

I came to San Jose from Quepos specifically to go to TRR and I am SO glad I did! I had an incredible experience here! Daniel was super friendly and helpful! Denise did our Slothies and Coffees tour and was super knowledgeable and answered all...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank 222samaras
Reviewed August 18, 2019

We stayed overnight in the cabin on the grounds at Toucan Rescue Ranch and got to observe the animals at night and then had an amazing morning tour with one of the dedicated staffers. TRR does amazing work with rehabilitating animals, including sloths and toucans,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Linda G
Reviewed August 3, 2019

Daniel our guide was so much fun and we really got a chance to see the sloths up close. Would recommend!!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank zoesellin
Reviewed August 2, 2019 via mobile

Absolute must see!! We are inspired loved the tour cannot wait to revisit! Founders so engaged, truly touched watching video of first baby sloth rescued—-founder like let’s figure this out! Babies need us! My heart melted

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank XSNRG87
Reviewed July 30, 2019

This is an amazing ranch that rescues more just Toucans. They have Sloths, monkeys and owls. They give guided tours if you arrange them in advance. The staff is all volunteers and are very knowledgeable about all the animals they have there. They are upfront...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank NearStarbucks
Reviewed July 27, 2019 via mobile

Rewarding and even heart-rendering to see and hear of these rescued animals. We went by a $26 each way Saturday Uber ride (1 hr from Pura Vida Hotel in Alajuela. It was also easy to get Uber return ride at this slightly remote area) My...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank RZPhyxit
Reviewed July 10, 2019

We planned the trip around visiting this place because they only do tours several days a week. We flew into San Jose, stayed at La Boruca (B&B through Booking.com) and then had a 5 minute drive in the morning to get here. Definitely pay for...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Christen B
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222samaras
August 21, 2019|
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Response from apchamb | Property representative |
We accepted card and cash!
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July 8, 2019|
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Response from Tracey S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you need to reserve a tour
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Margaret C
April 27, 2019|
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Response from RomneyW | Reviewed this property |
You need to book in advance if you want to do a tour. There are a few different options. We organized a private tour that allowed us to have lunch with the owner and baby sloths.
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