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Ecocentro Danaus

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Small private Natural Reserve that takes care of a secundary forest in natural reneration. iT counts with a 600mts trail along the park. Around the facility you will find sloths (2 and 3 toes) a pretty big diversity of birds (Aprox.170spp)Butterfly...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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La Fortuna San Carlos | Camino al Tanque, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited La Fortuna whilst in Costa Rica in March and visited Ecocentro Danaus. It is a remarkable place, which whilst not exceptionally large, has an amazing array of wildlife. We spent a couple of hours slowly walking around spotting different types of birds, reptiles,...More

Thank AKISAOK
Ecocentro Danau... R, Director General at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks a lot for the visit and such motivating comment. If you would like to help us preserve more of this place and it’s wildli email us Kindly Elías

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely visit with a very welcoming guide, who spotted the sloths, frogs, butterflies, toucans, crocodile for us really well. We also had extra time to enjoy the jungle forest on ourselves. Patience and calm are the keys to enjoy the different animals and birds. The...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a good time with our walking tour here spotting toucans, sloth, humming birds, wood-peckers, butterflies, frogs, cutter ants, iguanas, chameleons, surrounded by the superb flora and fauna of rain forests, dry forests, and transitional forests.

Thank Vidya N
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Nice walking tour of nature center. Beautiful greenery and flowers. Kids able to see different fronts, lizards, birds. Wear big spray and look all over the trails for animals.

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Reviewed July 22, 2018

Arrived in the afternoon and had a tour to ourselves. The guide was very friendly and knowledgeable, even seeing a sloth that we would never have spotted if we'ed looked for hours. Cayman, humming birds and even a Jesus lizard were there and the work...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

We did a self-guided tour at Ecocentro Danaus. Before we embarked on our walk the guide took time to explain the map and tell us where we might see different animals. He emphasized the importance of taking our time as the path is only 600...More

Thank kataboon
Reviewed July 10, 2018

We visited Danaus in the afternoon on a day trip to Arenal. We had our own tour guide with the tour company we used so we were fortunate to see more wildlife than we would have without him. We got to see a sloth, blue...More

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Ecocentro Danau... R, Director General at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

thanks a lot for the visit! ad tank you for supporting local activities and ecological reserves!

Reviewed June 18, 2018

We booked this tour hoping for the best, as it was raining in buckets the whole afternoon. We got picked up at 5:30 pm, but got lucky and the rain eased up and stopped during the tour. Elijah (sorry if I didn’t get the correct...More

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Ecocentro Danau... R, Director General at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

hello thanks a lot for the great review. it was nice to have done this tour for you. i HOPE YOU like the pics I took for you. best regards Elías

Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Our hotel recommended this as something to do. We chose to get a guide and we were happy we did. He pointed out 3 sloths for us along with a variety of birds, frogs, and agoutis. He also talked about the local flaura and fauna....More

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Ecocentro Danau... R, Director de Recepción at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018

thanks a lot for your visit. your support helps ecocecentro danaus keep the conservation of the secundary forest this place has been preservaing for over 20 years! bets regards elías

Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

The Ecocentro Danaus Park has a short, well maintained trail. It’s interesting if you have not had the chance to visit other reserves or parks in the country. If you have seen more jungles or animals, you may be disappointed in this center. I found...More

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Ecocentro Danau... R, Director General at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2018

HELLO thanks a lot for the visit. we are very sorry about your experience at our reserve. of course in a small preserved area your are not going to see as much as a boat tour in tortuguero that takes 3 hours. but you can...More

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Katrina49
March 23, 2018|
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Its German! must use a german translator!
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Kelsey H
January 7, 2018|
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day tour! more light and higher chances! saludos
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