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“Expensive with little to see”
Review of Arenal Eco Zoo

Arenal Eco Zoo
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed January 16, 2013

We were taking our two small grandchildren to see the snakes but even they were disappointed at how little there was to see or do. It was not something I would recommend or do again.

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Reviewed January 12, 2013

We were told about a snake zoo and we were expecting something way smaller. There was over 100 different snakes, frogs, toads, spiders, turtles, lizards and, even an alligator.

The guide was really great. He gave me and my boyfriend a private tour. He was very knowledgeable and friendly. You could really tell that he took an interests. He even pulled out several of them so we could see and touch! The tour was very good for the price (16$ per person). Well worth it!

I would recommend it! Great alone or for the whole family.

Thank Mayliza
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Reviewed January 12, 2013

18yo Victor led a terrific tour of Costa Rica's creepy crawlies and venomous serpents. Be prepared for a Burmese python around your neck (if you wish) and stay for the feedings.

Thank 8ldx
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Reviewed January 1, 2013

Snakes, a few frogs, and more snakes - in natural and clean displays. The workers were quick to answer questions and help us find snakes who were hiding. I'm not a huge snake fan but this was a really neat and educational experience!

Thank Katie B
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Reviewed December 31, 2012

Owned by Victor Sr. and his family, we were lucky enough to have VictorJr. guide our tour! His English was excellent and he was very knowledgeable and fun and we had hands on experience. They are a very kind family that takes in stray dogs and work hard to conserve the natural wildlife of Costa Rica.

Thank HeidiRaeH
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