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Costa Rica Wildlife Sanctuary

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Moin | 4 kil North of Por Moin, Puerto Limon 73-7300, Costa Rica
+506 8892 6771
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This guided tour around the sanctuary will melt your heart. The volunteers do a great job caring... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2017
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I am planning a trip to Costa Rica animal sanctuary ,vaulenteering there and have a full duffel... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2017
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We are a wildlife rescue center and sea turtle program. We work through volunteering.In general, we expect volunteers to become a willing part of the Rescue Center team and to take an integral part in the day-to-day operations of the Center. We also expect that, barring physical limitations, all volunteers take an equal part in performing all tasks at the Center regardless of background, training or educational level. At times there is a lot of work, especially during the cruise line tour season since many of the animals are confiscated during this time. Animals in Costa Rica are still used as tourist attractions.In addition, volunteers are encouraged to develop their own individual projects
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Moin | 4 kil North of Por Moin, Puerto Limon 73-7300, Costa Rica
+506 8892 6771
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Reviewed August 3, 2017

This guided tour around the sanctuary will melt your heart. The volunteers do a great job caring for the animals. I was fortunate enough to hold 2 baby sloths. The gift shop STOP is a must; all the proceeds go toward buying supplies and food...More

Thank nicpasch
Reviewed April 10, 2017

I am planning a trip to Costa Rica animal sanctuary ,vaulenteering there and have a full duffel bag of items off their wish list on Amazon . Needles animal medical supplies and other things needed .Trip planned Jan 2018 My question is to anyone that...More

8  Thank loreleiMoncton
Reviewed April 3, 2017

We were at the Sloth Sanctuary for about 2 hours and it was well worth the time. The guides were terrific. We started with a boat tour which gave your the rainforest experience and then we visited the adult and finally the baby sloths that...More

2  Thank JOANNE S
Reviewed February 13, 2017

The sloth sanctuary is the one part of our Panama Canal trip that we continually talk about. They are most unusual, very cute and tame. Their feature is their slow movements and hanging upside down. After viewing the sloths and their babies, we took a...More

1  Thank Mike S
Reviewed January 18, 2017

I've always had a particular fondness for sloths...perhaps they're my spirit animal, maybe it's their irresistible, serene smiles, or maybe it's hard to believe that anything can move so slowly. Whatever the reason,I knew we had to see these remarkable animals up close. Our visit...More

7  Thank OVCruiser57
Reviewed May 14, 2016

My wife and I spent a port day in Puerto Limon, Costa Rica on our way home from a Panama Canal cruise. While there, we took a short tour of the wildlife sanctuary near Mion. (You do not need to sign-up for the cruise line's...More

2  Thank Del1035
Reviewed April 26, 2016

If you are not a fan of animals in cages then this place may still be for you. The animals here are well cared for and are rescued animals. The guides are good, considerate and knowledgeable, flora and fauna. Worth a look if you are...More

1  Thank Steven W
Reviewed March 28, 2016

We were on a NCL cruise and I was so looking forward to this tour. The volunteer guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining. The goal is to rehabilitate forest animals and return them to the wild. If they can't be rehabbed then they state at...More

1  Thank molokaimama
Reviewed March 8, 2016

This was a very interesting stop. The group does an excellent job with their rescue work. The animals are well cared for.

Thank GeorgiaBirdie
Reviewed January 17, 2016

Ministry of wildlife Costa Rica are doing a commendable job in preserving the wildlife and the rainforest. We were very lucky to spot some rainforest inhabitants like the sloth, Tucan, Tapir etc. Our tour guide was very knowledgable and could identify almost all the trees...More

1  Thank Jambo59
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November 3, 2016|
Response from Bernal L | Property representative |
Thanks Unfortunately we are not in the Caribbean coast the megaport it's been talking all our property with out any help so we move to alajuela 40 mnts from the airport
May 5, 2016|
Response from Mike S | Reviewed this property |
You can't hold the sloths in the wildlife sanctuary, but you can pet one.