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Ecocentro Danaus

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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
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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small property, offers a bit of everything, from snakes in captivity, to birds and mammals frequently and freely showing well at the banana feeders.

Thank DonGaTico
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We visited La Fortuna whilst in Costa Rica in March and visited Ecocentro Danaus. It is a remarkable place, which whilst not exceptionally large, has an amazing array of wildlife. We spent a couple of hours slowly walking around spotting different types of birds, reptiles,...More

Ecocentro Danau... R, Director General at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Thanks a lot for the visit and such motivating comment. If you would like to help us preserve more of this place and it’s wildli email us Kindly Elías

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely visit with a very welcoming guide, who spotted the sloths, frogs, butterflies, toucans, crocodile for us really well. We also had extra time to enjoy the jungle forest on ourselves. Patience and calm are the keys to enjoy the different animals and birds. The...More

Thank laura h
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Had a good time with our walking tour here spotting toucans, sloth, humming birds, wood-peckers, butterflies, frogs, cutter ants, iguanas, chameleons, surrounded by the superb flora and fauna of rain forests, dry forests, and transitional forests.

Thank Vidya N
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Nice walking tour of nature center. Beautiful greenery and flowers. Kids able to see different fronts, lizards, birds. Wear big spray and look all over the trails for animals.

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Reviewed 23 July 2018

Arrived in the afternoon and had a tour to ourselves. The guide was very friendly and knowledgeable, even seeing a sloth that we would never have spotted if we'ed looked for hours. Cayman, humming birds and even a Jesus lizard were there and the work...More

Thank peterarmistead
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We did a self-guided tour at Ecocentro Danaus. Before we embarked on our walk the guide took time to explain the map and tell us where we might see different animals. He emphasized the importance of taking our time as the path is only 600...More

Thank kataboon
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We visited Danaus in the afternoon on a day trip to Arenal. We had our own tour guide with the tour company we used so we were fortunate to see more wildlife than we would have without him. We got to see a sloth, blue...More

Thank AmyC_JA
Ecocentro Danau... R, Director General at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

thanks a lot for the visit! ad tank you for supporting local activities and ecological reserves!

Reviewed 19 June 2018

We booked this tour hoping for the best, as it was raining in buckets the whole afternoon. We got picked up at 5:30 pm, but got lucky and the rain eased up and stopped during the tour. Elijah (sorry if I didn’t get the correct...More

Thank Madalina J
Ecocentro Danau... R, Director General at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

hello thanks a lot for the great review. it was nice to have done this tour for you. i HOPE YOU like the pics I took for you. best regards Elías

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Our hotel recommended this as something to do. We chose to get a guide and we were happy we did. He pointed out 3 sloths for us along with a variety of birds, frogs, and agoutis. He also talked about the local flaura and fauna....More

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Ecocentro Danau... R, Director de Recepción at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

thanks a lot for your visit. your support helps ecocecentro danaus keep the conservation of the secundary forest this place has been preservaing for over 20 years! bets regards elías

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24 March 2018|
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Response from Ecocentro Danau... R | Property representative |
Its German! must use a german translator!
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8 January 2018|
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Response from Ecocentro Danau... R | Property representative |
day tour! more light and higher chances! saludos
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