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“Excellent guide”

Monteverde Frog Pond
Ranked #11 of 19 things to do in Santa Elena
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed July 19, 2013

This place has the frog pond, insect exhibition, and the butterfly garden. There are many such places in Costa Rica, which makes this place distinguished is the frog pond and the guider. This guide can take the scorpion and perform, which is an interesting experience. The price is also reasonable (although I will not suggest the butterfly garden)

Thank Yichuan D
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Reviewed July 4, 2013

This was a great place to check out in the evening, both because that's when the frogs are awake and because that's when it's raining and there isn't too much else to do. Our guide was friendly, knowledgeable, and excited about the exhibits; we went from terrarium to terrarium together in the dark as he answered and asked questions and found the frogs to make sure we saw them.

Thank kginger
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Reviewed June 24, 2013

The outside appears a bit kitchy but the guides are very knowledgeable and friendly. Don't do it in place of a cloud forest preserve or canopy tour, but go if you have time.

Thank Zach J
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Reviewed June 21, 2013

Frogs were NOT in ponds. Frogs were in glass-window boxes and therefore not fun to try to spot. Guide provided basic info. Kids were not into listening and trying to spot one/two frogs behind glass. Expensive $12/adult.

Thank Florence B
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Reviewed June 20, 2013

Two of our family toured the ranario (frog pond) and two of us did their zipline/canopy tour. Since it was low season, we effectively had a private tour. The ranario guide went into good scientific detail (greatly appreciated by a college student majoring in life sciences) and the canopy tour blended nicely into its surroundings.

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