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Jaguar Rescue Center

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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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About Jaguar Rescue Center
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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Support wildlife conservation in a lush rainforest setting with a trip from Limon Port to the Jaguar Rescue Center and La Ceiba Private Reserve Release Site. You’ll learn about efforts to protect Costa Rica wildlife and introduce species back into the wild, see rescued animals up close, and take a walk through their rainforest habitat.
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If you're interested in wildlife, please visit and support the Jaguar Rescue Center. You can see all kinds of critters up close while learning their individual stories and learning how you can help make a difference to protect these beautiful animals. A very worthy cause!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank INeedAnotherTrip11
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good place with good ethics. Baby sloths and monkeys were cool. Informative and humourous tour from the Dutchman. Is jungley so ants around. Wear trainers and not flip flops like I. Ouch!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 8ace20
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This animal rescue center is wonderful and the tour is so detailed. You get to be very close to baby sloths and monkeys, and the center rehabilitates them so they can be released in the wild again, so your money is going to a great...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 763christinam
Reviewed yesterday

So this is not a zoo and it's not even a place to see rescued Jaguars but it's still worth your time. The place is right by my hotel Le Cameleon and was part of a larger tour. The place has lots of cute monkey's...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Michael M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pablo led our tour of the rescue center. What a unique and amazing place this facility is! We saw many animals yes, but more importantly, we learned some wonderful pieces of advice about how to better be aware of how our actions inadvertently affect animals...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband booked a private tour for just the two of us at the Jaguar Rescue Center. Pablo was our guide and he did an amazing job of showing us all sorts of animals and sharing their stories. He was incredibly personable, kind, and very...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ahuddle28
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We did the public tour at 11:30 and enjoyed every minute. The variety of animals is really astonishing. From tiny baby sloth to crocodile: You name it, you find it. We did the tour with Astrid who is a very charming person and you can...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank SamohtLebunsch
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wow- this definitely succeeded my expectations. The centre is truly beautiful- so clean and well throughout. The cafe is amazing and the food looked delicious (although we didn’t eat there). Our guide Luis was amazing- he was captivating, full of knowledge- sharing funny and educational...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank runningmomto3
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My visit to the Jaguar Rescue Center was the highlight of my trip so far. The place is truly amazing in what it's doing for the animals. We saw so many amazing animals and learned a lot about conversation efforts in Costa Rica. Our guide...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 57kelseyh
Reviewed 4 days ago

The tour was incredible Daan was the most amazing tour guide. We not only got to see so many wonderful animals but we also were able to learn some of their individual stories! All of the volunteers are so passionate about wildlife conservation words can...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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jillreuss
August 23, 2019|
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Yes I would recommend Anglers Lair. The owners are very nice I stayed there recently. I really loved it. Hope this is helpful.
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Otemnaya
August 18, 2019|
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There is a place on their website to reserve your private tour tickets - you can use that calendar to see if they appear open on 12/31. Not sure how far out you can book (or check dates) that way, though. Otherwise, I'd... More
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409karam
May 31, 2019|
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Response from TravellingUnic0rN | Reviewed this property |
I should add that it’s well worth coming for this area as a whole! Lots to do. Cahuita park is fantastic for hiking and snorkling as well.
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