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The Bat Jungle

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Open Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Monteverde Bat Jungle Admission Ticket
From $16.00*
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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
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+506 2645 9999
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Reviewed today

Who would have thought bats could be so interesting? After an informative introduction by our guide we entered a dark cave-like area with a glass barrier and with flashlights could watch the hundred bats of several species doing various bat-like things like feeding and cleaning...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank errol1234
Reviewed 4 days ago

We took a selk guided tour here. $7.00 USD pp. Was cool seeing all the bats. Some were eating fruit. some were just hanging around.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rick R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wonderful experience not far from our accommodations. The guide Philip (not sure on spelling) was extremely knowledgeable and you could tell he had a passion for animals. Would absolutely reccomend the guided tours since alot of this experience comes from learning more about the animals...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RichardL4569
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small, yet very informative bat exhibit. We enjoyed looking at the bats in the cave. We saw many bats, including babies flying around. The host was very helpful.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dahmail
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited The Bat Jungle in the afternoon one day and had a blast. It's small but packed with information and enthusiasm. We saw lots of bats up close, feeding, flying, and some even had babies! You get some information about them first, and then...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ceps103
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family with three kids (12, 9, 8) arrived at the Bat Jungle and we had to wait a few minutes until our tour started. They give you an introduction about bats and the personal is very knowledgeable. Inside they have about 80 bats (behind...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CSohlenkamp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Bat Jungle is great way to see bats up close and actively eating and flying around. Our two young children are both interested in bats and really enjoyed the experience. The only drawback is that it is a bit pricy considering it only takes...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Frohbocop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small museum that celebrates bats and their many contributions to our natural environment. It’s great for folks who want to learn something about bats, not just see them. Active little kids might get a bit antsy during the guide’s talk, but once...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KitsyFord
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Bat jungle was a nice way to spend an hour on a dreary morning. Very informative, if slightly smaller attraction than I had hoped. The bats are cool and it's interesting to be able to see them up close.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lia D
Reviewed September 28, 2018

I went with my daughter and she love it, we have a great time learning about Bat and taking pictures.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Shayden M
March 6, 2018|
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Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
It is just outside of town about a mile.
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