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Proyecto Asis

#1 of 68 things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos Features Animals
Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 4400, Costa Rica
+506 2475 9121
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$54.00*
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Volunteer Program and Tour at Wildlife Rescue Center in Costa Rica
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$31.00*
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Wildlife Rescue Center Tour in Costa Rica
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Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 4400, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed our tour. We learned about the trafficking of animals and how baby monkeys growing up without that mothers can not be returned to the wild.

Thank silecky3
Reviewed 3 days ago

Highlight of our 4 days in the La Fortuna rainforest of Costa Rica near Arenal Volcano. Took 45 min from our hotel but worth the drive. Tour guide Carlos speaks beautiful American and has a special bond with the rescued animals, here. Near end of...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was so cool to see the animals up close and learn a lot about them. Holding the spider monkeys hand was a real highlight! It's so great it support a rescue organization and they do a great job educating people about protecting wildlife and...More

Thank HundleB2
asisproject, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Proyecto Asis, responded to this review

hi HundleB2, Thanks a lot for your visit. We are so happy to see you learned a lot and consider our tour really good.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Cute half day excursion. Our guide, Carlos took us on a tour through the refuge educating us on the different animals and their goals for releasing or caring for them. At the end, we helped prepare meals for the animals and even got to feed...More

Thank Hamilton5555
asisproject, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Proyecto Asis, responded to this review

Hi Hamilton5555, We are so happy to know you had a great time with us. Thanks so much for your help with our daily work.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a great place. Volunteered for the afternoon and was able to feed the animals. Holding a spider Monkeys hand is going to go down as a favorite experience

Thank CoryandLauraJurica
asisproject, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Proyecto Asis, responded to this review

Hi CoryandLauraJurica, Thanks so much for your visit and support. We really appreciate your help.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the half day volunteer experience. We loved every second. First you meet all the animals and learn about them, then you go back cut up food and feed all the animals. It was amazing. We learned so much. Fortunately most of the animals...More

Thank roundthaworld
asisproject, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Proyecto Asis, responded to this review

Hi roundthaworld, Thanks so much for coming and supporting what we do for the species we take care of. We are very happy to know you had an amazing time with us.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most amazing experience ever. We volunteered with them and it was such an eye opening experience. We will do this every time we visit Costa Rica. So much love for this experience. ❤It's family friendly, however, only worth it for well behaved kids that...More

Thank Aniqa Q
asisproject, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Proyecto Asis, responded to this review

Hi Aniqa Q, Thanks for sharing your experience and let everyone else know about this great opportunity for individuals, or parties. We are so glad to read about it. We also thank you for your contribution that helps us to continue on this mission.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the rescue centre whilst on holiday in Costa Rica. Interesting tour and great work that the centre are doing to get as many wild animals as possible back into the wild. Feeding the animals at the end of our visit was wonderful, a...More

Thank NicolaW7
asisproject, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Proyecto Asis, responded to this review

Hi NicolaW7, Thanks so much for your visit. We are happy to know you had a great experience.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I made a reservation for my son and husband to do the full day volunteer and one night homestay. My 10 year old loves studying animals so I thought it would be perfect for him. He loved every second of learning about, feeding and taking...More

Thank Erin D
asisproject, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Proyecto Asis, responded to this review

Hi Erin D, This program is so awesome. A great opportunity to help wild animals in need, people can also learn or improve Spanish, and experience what is like to be a Costa Rican. We are glad he loved it and pretends to volunteer again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing place! Carlos – our guide – was so knowledgeable and passionate about the animals and what he does. My kids are still talking about him. I was so impressed as well with how well the animals are cared for… and the ultimate...More

Thank Rebecca L
asisproject, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Proyecto Asis, responded to this review

Hi! Thanks for coming and supporting this important mission. We feel so glad to know your kids still keep this place in mind. It is lovely. We hope they can volunteer and help others that will come in that future.

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ogdmc
Are there any Sloths here at Proyecto?
January 14, 2017|
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Response from asisproject | Property representative |
It would be really unusual to see one in a cage during the tours. Some live here but they are not in captivity , so they can be anywhere. Sometimes we see them, some other times we cannot find them.
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Jane G
we want to find the best way to get to this attraction from our hotel- hotel la fortuna- one site Travel Arenal was charging 95$- how did others get there and return?
January 6, 2017|
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Response from Eaglelion | Reviewed this property |
We rented a car but it is not crazy far from where you are staying. $95 is ridiculous. Like Cindy says, contact Proyecto and they will hook you up for much less. Also call the concierge at your hotel and ask them what the... More
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lmill47
Hi there, I am looking to volunteer on my birthday, April 17. How will we assist in the rehabilitation of the animals? Will we be able to interact with them? Greatly looking forward to it!
December 2, 2016|
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Response from asisproject | Property representative |
Hi lmill47, There are several options you can book. There is the one slands2000 mentioned: Tour + Volunteering that takes half day and it includes a tour, so after the tour you feed the animals. During the tour there is... More
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