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# 85 live bats free-flying in our huge enclosure, designed to resemble the cloud forest at night# Guided tour by professional guides takes about 45 minutes# The tour is both informative, educational and entertaining, with a focus on biology and...more
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Frente Restaurante Tramonti en Monteverde | Paseo de Stella,, 5655, Costa Rica
We took the small tour. The guide was quite something, she clearly loves her bats and was really excited to show us. We were able to see many of them.
Not a must unless you're an animal lover, then you absolutely should. Good prices too.
Very informative preface on our misunderstood little friends, the bats. Our guide Ana gave us so many great tidbits, like the fact that bat moms live in community and often care for one another’s young! Seeing them up close was really neat as well.
We were offered a $7 brief talk & tour (where we could then spend as much time as we liked looking at the bats). Usually the talk is longer and more $, but because we were with kids they offered something more brief which was...More
I love any attempts to educate the world about conservation and our environment and I did learn a bit about bats, but unfortunately the information provided was too frenetic to really understand. I am wrong to an extent to complain. English speaking person coming to...More
The owner/guide of the Bat Refuge is a walking encyclopedia on bats. She knew everything about them. After about 10-15 minute talk, she took us into the enclosure where the bats were on the other side of the glass. They are such marvelous creatures and...More
I have always been fascinated by bats and learned so much by visiting the bat jungle. The tour guide was very informative and you could tell he was very enthusiastic about bats and their conservation. There are many common misconceptions about bats, which is unfortunate,...More
Explanation from staff member was completely confusing an unclear. Avoided answering questions properly, but gave impression a whole colony of bats were removed purely to be put on show for the public (not sure if this is true, but was given this impression from what...More
Unfortunately those super cute white bats are only found at lower elevations on the Caribbean side of Costa Rica. Because of the difference in climate, we would not try to keep them at the Bat Jungle. We only have local... More
Unfortunately those super cute white bats are only found at lower elevations on the Caribbean side of Costa Rica. Because of the difference in climate, we would not try to keep them at the Bat Jungle. We only have local species that are adapted to the mountain climate.