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Ecocentro Danaus

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La Fortuna San Carlos | Camino al Tanque, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
+506 2479 7019
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Butterfly and Fauna Garden at Danaus Eco-Center
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Nature Walk at Ecological Park and Butterfly Garden Danaus
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“night tour”(51 reviews)
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“small reserve”(10 reviews)
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Small private Natural Reserve that takes care of a secundary forest in natural reneration. iT counts with a 600mts trail along the park. Around the facility you will find sloths (2 and 3 toes) a pretty big diversity of birds (Aprox.170spp)Butterfly...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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La Fortuna San Carlos | Camino al Tanque, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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+506 2479 7019
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"night tour"
in 51 reviews
"guided tour"
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"small reserve"
in 10 reviews
"butterfly farm"
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"boat billed herons"
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"poison dart frogs"
in 26 reviews
"ecological reserve"
in 8 reviews
"la fortuna"
in 57 reviews
"beautiful butterflies"
in 8 reviews
"nature preserve"
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"basilisk lizards"
in 7 reviews
"blue jean frogs"
in 8 reviews
"costa rica"
in 58 reviews
"indigenous tribe"
in 7 reviews
"three toed sloths"
in 6 reviews
"red eyed tree frog"
in 12 reviews
"night walk"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a nice trail. Well maintained. We went in the middle of the day, and most of the wildlife was dormant. We still saw sloths and quite an array of birds and butterflies. I would recommend going early morning, or taking the night tour.

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Ecocentro Danau... R, Director General at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

thanks for the visit! next visit consider visiting earlier! Pura vida!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent about 2 hours walking along the easy to navigate trails looking for animals here. We were very lucky at the beginning of the trail because the guide pointed out two sloths for us! We had opted to walk the park on our own...More

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Ecocentro Danau... R, Director General at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

thanks a lot for the visit! so glad you had a great time here! pd they were not hedgehog, they were porcupines! greetings

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a very small reserve, perfect to walk with kids and adults, it is amazing the birds you see and animals in such a small place, this was total deforest area and in few years they turned it into this amazing reserve! work the...More

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Ecocentro Danau... R, Director General at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

thanks for the visit! really hope you had enjoy1

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thought I was going to leave Costa Rica without having seen a sloth but we saw three. A night time walk through this place is just brilliant. Guides are superb and there is plenty to see. It did not disappoint. Saw a few other...More

Thank Tracey S
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Ecocentro Danau... R, Director General at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

so glad you came to the right place! i am sure you enjoyed a lot!

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Pay the extra few bucks to get a private guided tour worth every Penney ! Ask for Johander ( hope I am spelling correctly). He knew where all the animals were hiding and was so I very knowledgeable . He was patient and kind with...More

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Ecocentro Danau... R, guia naturalista at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thanks for the visit! and yes its Johander! it was great to have met you! greetings Johander

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

My friend and I took the guided tour through the 600 m trail. It was nothing short of amazing! We saw all kinds of animals local to the area, such as sloths, iguanas, frogs, birds, caimans, and much more. Our tour guide Elias was a...More

Thank Al Y
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Ecocentro Danau... R, Director General at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thanks for visiting and help us preserve the rainforest. Elías

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

What a find! This place wasn’t on our list of must-see but we tried it on the off chance and so glad we did. Compared to some other places it was also reasonably priced for what we saw, which was a lot. We saw our...More

Thank OreoJulie
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Ecocentro Danau... R, Director General at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

thanks a lot for the visit! really happy you came!

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

My wife and I really wanted to see a sloth and a few native animals without paying a $60pp fee on a walking tour. This tour accomplished that and much more. Spend the few extra dollars for a guide, as it was definitely worth the...More

Thank Gregory H
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Ecocentro Danau... R, Director General at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

thaks a lot for the visit! glad you saw sloths!

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

The ecocentre us small and the trail is not very long, but we still spend an hour visiting, with a great guide who spotted much wildlife and gave lots if info on the butterflies and wildlife. It is not cheap but worth it.More

Thank Erik V
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Ecocentro Danau... R, Director General at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

thanks for the visit! so sorry you foud it expensive but keep in mind is a private reserve and the incomings are going to enviromental education and reforesting programs, activities that places that charge $60 dont apply. all in all we really hope you liked...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

It's a small reserve, but has a variety of wildlife and great guides. We were able to watch a sloth crawling along a tree near the entrance with a baby before we even checked in. We did a night hike. The butterflies were all asleep...More

Thank aschauf
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Ecocentro Danau... R, Director General at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

thank you so much for the visit! we hope you enjoyed it! greetings Elías

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Katrina49
24 March 2018|
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Its German! must use a german translator!
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Kelsey H
8 January 2018|
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day tour! more light and higher chances! saludos
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