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“Great way to get close to animals”
Review of Zoo Ave

Zoo Ave
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$20.00*
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Zoo Ave General Admission Ticket
Ranked #2 of 46 things to do in Alajuela
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: While educating the public about local wildlife, this zoo also breeds endangered animals for eventual release to the wild.
Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

This facility provides a great opportunity to see animals very closely if you miss them in the wild. It is a great support the facility with your visit so they continue their important work of rescueing animals.

Thank Gerald H
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Reviewed August 27, 2013

We went here because our travel guide book said you could view the magnificent quetzals here, but turns out they haven't been kept at the zoo in a few years. It was fun to see the peacocks walking around, but I'd rate this zoo as average.

3  Thank Ann V
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Reviewed August 24, 2013

beautifull visit , birds that you can not see elsewhere, do the total tour and go for lunch to La Garita, there are good tipical restaurants.

1  Thank Theresa1236
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Reviewed August 18, 2013

This is an amazing place. Very interesting seeing so many different animals. The birds in the beginning were awesome. And the lizards walking around was kinda scary. Amazing place to see.

1  Thank mmaakpp
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Reviewed August 11, 2013

I don't love zoos, but this one at least felt a little better than going to one with tiny steel and concrete cages. The animals were in their natural habitat for the most part. Cages aren't really covered so if it's raining, the animals are in the rain too. Because of our short trip to Costa Rica, this zoo provided us with a glimpse of the wildlife that we weren't able to see in person. It was also nice knowing that the money collected as entrance fees were going to the rehabilitation of the animals. It was very educational and by going at the end of the day, we weren't surrounded by any crazy crowds.

1  Thank ak352
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