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Jaguar Rescue Center

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South Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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Jaguar Rescue Center Public Tours: Monday - Saturday (closed Sunday) $20 per person. Children under 10 are FREE! No reservation needed for public tours. 1.5 hours Private Tours: Monday - Saturday (closed Sunday) $60 per person. Children under 10 FREE! Reservation required for private tours. 2.5 hours WHAT TO BRING: The tours are outside and you will be walking. Water, sunblock, rain jacket or poncho, insect repellent, closed shoes. ALSO VISIT LA CEIBA NATURE RESERVE FOR DAY AND EVENING NATURE HIKES
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“baby monkeys” (246 reviews)
“private tour” (258 reviews)
“injured animals” (99 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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South Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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"baby monkeys"
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"private tour"
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"injured animals"
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"love animals"
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"money goes"
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"costa rica"
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"local animals"
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"goat milk"
in 37 reviews
"animal lovers"
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"entrance fee"
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"amazing animals"
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"run by volunteers"
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"an amazing place"
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"their natural habitat"
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"great place to visit"
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"non profit"
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"jaguar rescue center"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were thrilled to see that the work being done at Jaguar Rescue Center is truly centered on rehabilitation and not creating some sort of zoo. The all volunteer staff truly cares about the creatures they are helping, and that was evident. Carlotta, our very...More

Thank Julia H
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This rescue centre is a wonderful place to visit. They don’t turn any animal away and are self funded, and rely on volunteers to do a lot of the work. They’re work is also important from and educational point of view, especially with the locals....More

Thank Amy C
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our tour was conducted by Sarah who was extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the work of the centre. We were able to see a large variety of animals and it was explained to us the situations that caused them to be brought to the centre,...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Biked to the center from Puerto Viejo for the 10am tour OMG this place is fantastic best $20 ever spent what an amazing place! Our guide was brillant so much knowledge and information but in a really funny interesting way lovely stories she told us...More

Thank debbie c
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The people here at the JRC really love what they are doing and are very dedicated. We took a private afternoon tour with Virginia who is very knowledgeable and patient, she answered our many many questions for us. The center is located just a short...More

Thank jam1015
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Reviewed 6 days ago

You have to visit this place!!! The work they do here in rescuing, rehabilitating and (hopefully) releasing injured, sick, abandoned animals of all sorts is absolutely amazing and inspiring. All without any government funding. The $20 entry free for the group tour goes towards the...More

Thank Mel B
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Tours available in French, Spanish, English and German with volunteer guides from around the world. Fantastic experience!!

Thank Skyler_Schuchmann
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great way to start the day! We arrived around 920 for the 930 tour and then were separated into smaller groups based on language. They had English, Spanish, German, and French available on our morning. The volunteer tour guide was awesome!!!! So...More

Thank Piper M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Truly a unique experience to see these injured and orphaned animals being cared for and everything possible being done to return them to their natual habitat, Extremely knowledgeable guides that know these animals. Not a scripted tour, but a very, very individual and unique experience....More

Thank jbguy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour of the rescue center this afternoon was truly amazing. Our tour guide, Sarah, is a sloth biologist who volunteers her time at the center. In addition to the sloths, we saw many other indigenous animals, including three types of monkeys, an anteater, deer,...More

Thank Jahna M
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AnkaBCN
13 March 2018|
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Response from Nancy K | Reviewed this property |
We only took the public tour. They make an effort to keep groups to 10 people, and try to accommodate various languages. I don’t know how much more in-depth a private tour would be. We thought the public one, at $20/person... More
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9 February 2018|
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