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Address: Portegolpe, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Phone Number: (506) 2653 8032
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animal rescue and refuge

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Wild Animal Rehabilitation Center

Special thanks to all who reviewed this place before us. It inspired us to visit. Imagine a smallish zoo in a beautiful almost untouched natural reserve. These animals are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2016
339esther
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San Diego, California
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It's a bit hard to recommend this as a place to visit but the purpose of the place is a good one- they provide rehabilitation to animals so stopping by is a good way to fund this place. The trails aren't really well maintained and neither are the cages. Definitely overpriced but it is to help the animals so we... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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327 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

More expensive than the far superior other locations in the province, this is a tourist trap with almost nothing to see in poorly maintained cages. No guide. Really a waste of time and money.

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Thank ChillyAlbertans
New York City, New York
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at this Animal Rehabilitation Center on our way back from Liberia. It is small Animal refuge center, running privately. The owner of the facility greeted us and talk to us a bit before we were free to take a nice walk thru the facility. They do really great job in animal rehab, before they are released back to... More 

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Thank Brian K
Edison, New Jersey
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47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Entrance is supposed to be a donation but they tried to charge us $15 each. Considering the mixed reviews, we left. The idea is nice but the lady said there were different rescued animals, but no focus really on monkeys. We went for the monkeys.

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Thank LynnCruiser
San Diego, California
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Special thanks to all who reviewed this place before us. It inspired us to visit. Imagine a smallish zoo in a beautiful almost untouched natural reserve. These animals are rescued from people, fires, and other dangerous situations. Some of them take weeks to be restored back to the wild, some never do. Efforts are made by the mostly volunteered staff,... More 

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Thank 339esther
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Good time. Fun with the monkeys. . Actually got to feed them which was so cool. Also snakes and done farm animals. Very neat little place

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Thank Traye C
Centennial, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We had a great hour or 2 at monkey park. Saw all the rescued animals. We were escorted around by a knowledgable volunteer. Our kids enjoyed seeing the animals and learning about them. It's not a zoo. They have about 20 animals there, monkeys, birds, and a crocodile. It's hot but worth the experience. Prices have gone up since our... More 

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1 Thank Jozzy1313
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

My wife and I went to Monkey Park, not knowing what to expect. We left very impressed. Monkey Park is a wildlife rehabilitation center. They receive wild animals needing attention from the government. At Monkey Park, the protect, heal, and rehabilitate wild birds, monkeys, cats, and more. If an animal is fit for release into the wild, they'll facilitate that,... More 

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Thank Alexander H
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We read all the reviews and thought to give a try! We are so glad we did it. The Monkey Park is filled with many fun animals to see and enjoy. The monkeys in the Monkey Park were so cute, they would "dance" around and show off.

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Thank Wendy Loh W
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

The zip line was amazing. The guys were very helpful and fun. We saw the monkeys and did the Tarzan swing at the end. Then they treated all three groups to water and pineapple. What a perfect activity on our vacation.

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