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Foundation Jaguar Rescue Center

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South Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0710
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Jaguar Rescue Center Public Tours: Monday - Saturday (closed Sunday) $20 per person. Children under 10 are FREE! No reservation needed for public tours. 1.5 hours Private Tours: Monday - Saturday (closed Sunday) $60 per person. Children under 10 FREE! Reservation required for private tours. 2.5 hours WHAT TO BRING: The tours are outside and you will be walking. Water, sunblock, rain jacket or poncho, insect repellent, closed shoes. ALSO VISIT LA CEIBA NATURE RESERVE FOR DAY AND EVENING NATURE HIKES
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
South Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0710
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Whilst I appreciate the need for a place like this and the good work they do I feel it would benefit from allowing less numbers through the door Although there were 10 people in our group the problem was there were many other groups causing...More

Thank dooseyUk
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The tour sounds pricey but it is really worth it. It's a long tour, you see the great work they do, and you will get the best photos of sloths and baby sloths ever!

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed yesterday

This was a really great tour and absolutely worth the visit. The center does excellent rehab work and is primarily focused on re-releasing animals. The tour guides are all volunteers and do a really great job and it's an excellent way to get to see...More

Thank clearbailey
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Jaguar Rescue Center is well worth a visit. Our guide, Becky, was exceptional, sharing not only what we were seeing but also the animal's back story and using it to explain the challenges facing the center and extolling the value that it delivers. I...More

Thank scoobs11
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is really good and they are doing amazing things to rescue and release the animals to the wild! The place is run by volunteers and so they are very passionate in telling you about their work. I'm glad I got to finally met...More

Thank Virmz
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well worth the price for the experience! JRC is doing a great things with animals... you get a close up view of baby monkeys, baby slots, toucans, and many many more animals. We are staying in Puerto Viejo center, and rode our bike there (easy...More

Thank Yourpalmay
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had the pleasure of recently visiting the Jaguar rescue Center in Cocles. As nature lovers, we found the visit not only educational, but the work done there also inspirational. This is a relatively small and intimate set up with dedicated staff doing valuable work...More

1  Thank bones007
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I knew seeing sloths was supposed to be near the top of my list when visiting Costa Rica but I wasn't fully sold on the idea. We cycled there from Peurto Viejo (Most people seemed to drive but it was an easy cycle from town)....More

Thank Kris N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very impressed. I recommend the private tour if you like wildlife. The animals are not all enclosed in cages so you can really see them up close. Our guide was awesome and showed us around for almost 3 hours and explained why a...More

1  Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must do activity if your staying in the area!! The tours start at 9:30 or 11:30 and ours was amazing. The centre are doing a tremendous job in helping the local animals. Our tour guide was funny, personable and very informative. Would recommend as...More

Thank 0187RKH
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September 17, 2017|
Response from Phil O | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm pretty sure that that there are just 2 tours. 9am and 11am.
Kaitlyn W
April 19, 2017|
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Response from Akshatha P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, plenty of space to park.. watch out for howler monkeys on the trees. They like to wee on people standing under trees. :)