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Jungla de Panama Wildlife Refuge

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Closed Now: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hands on experience feeding & interacting with many different rescued animals. Dorothy is an... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2019
Bob B
Gabriola, British Columbia, Canada
via mobile
Incredible Experience

We are so lucky to have stumbled upon this place. We weren’t sure what to expect, but we were... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2019
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Jungla de Panama is a wildlife sanctuary that cares for and rehabilitates dozens of indigenous animals in a visitor-friendly, educational environment. Open daily from 10am-3pm. Located 10 minutes outside Boquete in the cloud forest of Palmira...more
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Palmira Centro, Boquete 0413, Panama
+507 6968-6010
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Reviewed 22 January 2019 via mobile

Hands on experience feeding & interacting with many different rescued animals. Dorothy is an absolute Gem. She does an incredible job taking care of everyone. I loved feeding the birds!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

We are so lucky to have stumbled upon this place. We weren’t sure what to expect, but we were greeted so warmly. Immediately Dorothy, the owner, led us by hand and let us hand feed the animals lunch. The property is beautiful and the animals...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

The owners and staff clearly love these animals and take serious their mission to care for them and release back into nature. A surprising variety of animals for a small place; we saw monkeys, raccoons, owls, rabbits, parrots, goats, a blind horse, a baby vulture...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

It was an great experience at the Jungla. Dorothy the owner and alle animals welcomed us so open hearted. Dorothy has a great heart for the animals and it wa nice to see how hard she tries to help the injured or disabled animals, also...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank JAG Z
Reviewed 11 September 2018

JUNGLA De PANAMA (Boquete, Panama) Animal Rescue*Rentals*Hostel*Rooms*Camp Site*Restaurant*Club/Karoke*On-Site Coffee*Exotic Animals Tours Jungla De Panama is a non-profit organization conveniently located less then 10 minutes from beautiful Boquete, Panama (Centro) in the Chirique District of Panama just minutes away from The Volcan Baru Valcano, The Lost...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Dog M
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Jungle De Panama is a truly amazing place from the rescued animals everywhere the view of volcan Buru volcano the new restaurant serving traditional Panamanian food and the camping area, hostel, efficiencies with rain forest deck with huge fireplace and barbeque area with exotic animals...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

I was looking for something to do on my last day before I headed back to Panama City. I love animals, but I don't really like going to zoos because I can't interact with them. On a whim, I decided to take a taxi to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank _bdennisr
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We found this a wonderful place to visit, it was both fun and educational. Dorothy (owner) and her family are truly passionate about the care and treatment of the animals and anxious to share that passion with all guests. I saw families with children really...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank rhamilton183
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to visit if you enjoy an interactive experience with animals. The owner, Dorothy, together with her children, looks after rescued animals with the aim of putting them back in their natural habitat. This is why the type of animals which...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank MG1985
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We received a very nice and warm welcome from owner Dorothy and her son when we visited the Jungla rescue centre this morning. Dorothy took all the time to show us her animals and to let us interact with them. We had the chance to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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27 October 2018|
Response from dog m | Reviewed this property |
Yes come anytime we have rooms and hostels available for 10 dollars and up contact me on whatsapp anytime +1 (941)249-1974 thanks Ryan
11 March 2017|
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Response from dog m | Reviewed this property |
Dorothy the owner can always use food and volunteers and Jungle is about 6.5 hours away from Panama City
Sylvie M
28 January 2017|
Response from ralphthegreatruler |
Hi, I would recommend visiting Jardin Encantado instead of Jungla de Panama, which is also in Boquete. It is a beautiful rainforest animal park, as well as restaurant, spa, and place to stay. In my trips to both, I got a... More