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SIBU Wildlife Sanctuary

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What a wonderful morning with the team at SIBU. Just two of us, we had a tour of the property... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2019
Redondo Beach, California
Great little sanctuary.

We enjoyed our visit, especially to see the baby monkeys. The people who work there have a real... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2019
Jamie A
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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SIBU Sanctuary is a 50-acre jungle garden reserve and wildlife sanctuary located in Nosara, nestled between the Rio Nosara and Rio Montana. We provide care and rehabilitation to injured, orphaned, and displaced wildlife, specialising in golden...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Nosara, Costa Rica
+506 8413 8889
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Reviewed June 23, 2019

What a wonderful morning with the team at SIBU. Just two of us, we had a tour of the property, lessons on their history and the foilage. Loved the sampling in their garden, and got so much joy watching and meeting all the rescued animals....More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed April 8, 2019

We enjoyed our visit, especially to see the baby monkeys. The people who work there have a real passion for helping wildlife.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jamie A
Reviewed March 5, 2019

If you are lucky enough to grab a visit here, it is so well done, you'll be delighted. Vicki has an incredible mission and philosophy regarding the animals in her care. She has figured it out. I can say this because I work at a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 26, 2019 via mobile

It was a great experience to vist the Sibu sanctuary. Vicki and her team of volunteers are doing a great job for the animals. If you love nature, animals and has a big heart, I advise you to come as a volunteer for a month...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ZippoRedStar
Reviewed January 2, 2019

We enjoyed our tour and overview of the efforts of Sibu to help the local howler Monkeys. The trip was educational for our children and helped raise awareness about our favorite Costa Rican animals.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rmk49
Reviewed November 9, 2018

Amazing work being done here by vicky and her staff. All are so friendly and open to questions. We had to contact in advance to make a reservation, and make a donation but it was well worth the price. This place is rehabilitating and releasing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kathleen F
Reviewed October 21, 2018

i cannot say enough about this beautiful sanctuary. Visiting SIBU was an experience that my family will never forget. Vicki and her staff are incredibly dedicated and passionate about their work. Their expertise was evident in all of the knowledge that they were able to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wendy K
Reviewed October 3, 2018

amazing opportunity these little guys. Heartbreaking at times. Run very well, and all the animals are looked after very well

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Imperial-canuck
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Don't miss coming to the sanctuary. There is more than just monkey's here and the woman who is the head of the sanctuary know a ton about the monkey's and animals that they rescue, but also works passionately to preserve their environment in Costa Rica....More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Ronald Edward N
Reviewed August 25, 2018

This is a great tour and location to visit. Learn how important this organization is to the wildlife of CR.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Anthony E
April 15, 2019|
Response from SIBU_Sanctuary | Property representative |
Hi Anthony! You can make a reservation on our website 'visit Sibu'. (sorry, replies are not allowed to include website link) Thank you very much for your inquiry and hope to see you in October (weather permitting as it is... More
Shana B
November 26, 2018|
Response from Kathleen F | Reviewed this property |
You can take a tuk tuk from your lodge to get there. The drivers are local and know their way around. Very inexpensive. They are parked at most intersections or your hotel can call one. You need to email Sibu to make a... More
September 29, 2016|
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Response from SIBU_Sanctuary | Property representative |
Yes, you'll need reservations. Please go to our web site, click on "Visit SIBU", then fill out the visitors' request form. We'll reply within 24 / 48 hrs. OK?