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Alouatta Sanctuary

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Boquete, Panama
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Alouatta Sanctuary closed - August 2016

Overall, learning rehabilitation for howler monkeys, working alongside local Panamanians and the... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2016

I had a great time at the Alouatta Sanctuary. I traveled to Panama on a study abroad trip and... read more

Reviewed April 6, 2016
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DAY GUEST: We welcome those who wish to learn about our research, view the animals, and explore the Batipa Wildlife Preserve on Friday only. Tours start at 9 am and end at 12 pm. You can access us by boat or a car with clearance.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor7%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Boquete, Panama
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Reviewed September 1, 2016

Overall, learning rehabilitation for howler monkeys, working alongside local Panamanians and the location of the sanctuary was positive and a good experience. The monkeys were well taken care of, was one of the better rehabilitation centers in Panama and with more people various research protocols...More

3  Thank 113jay711
Reviewed April 6, 2016

I had a great time at the Alouatta Sanctuary. I traveled to Panama on a study abroad trip and spent two days at the Alouatta Sanctuary and Batipa Field Institute. I learned so much about the program from Seth and the other people working there....More

Thank ciking2016
Reviewed February 28, 2016

This was one of our favorite experiences in Panama. The sanctuary is lovely. Our guide, Ben, was very personable, pleasant, and knowledgeable. The monkeys were So interesting and fun to watch. The dog greeters were an added bonus! And the homemade lunch was a lovely...More

2  Thank 596deb
Reviewed February 28, 2016

It's not Alouetta lodge but Alouetta sanctuary! The site is not at all the same and you have to pay 25 dollars if you are going on Friday! The other day you have to pay 100 dollars per group (between 1 et 4). We went...More

3  Thank Amandine S
Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

My friend and I found this incredible place on a fluke. People there were very welcoming and the monkeys so lovely! I was glad to know that the mission wasn't only to rehabilitate monkeys, which they successfully do, but also to build relationship with local...More

2  Thank Eve-Lyne G
Reviewed February 4, 2014

The Students Without Borders Academy has just returned home after 37 days in Panama. A highlight for all of us was our five day visit to Alouatta Sanctuary. The Outstanding leadership - impassioned and competent - infused our group with optimism and a sense of...More

3  Thank SWB_Academy
Reviewed December 16, 2013

A hard place to find or even get a hold of on the telephone, but a great way to spend an afternoon surrounded by howler monkeys, beautiful plants and well informed staff. It is a good cause. And what a view all the way to...More

1  Thank ridly s
Reviewed August 26, 2013

Sharing a few hours at this sanctuary gave us an opportunity to learn more about the challenges, successes and vision held by this dedicated group. The drive up the road was an adventure in itself - 4x4 only! The hike through the property would not...More

2  Thank livethedream_8
Reviewed July 28, 2013

This was an amazing trip for us. We had to leave our car at the bottom of the mountain, and we caught a ride up with some of the interns who had a 4x4 (100% necessary). It's also a possible 30-45 minute hike if you're...More

1  Thank ValerieGW
Reviewed May 7, 2013

I've heard of this place by accident. It is actually closer to David than Boquete and it is difficult to reach. Therefore you call the owners a few day in advance. Then you can take a bus and at a meeting point they pick you...More

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Brygida C
November 2, 2016|
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