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Ponderosa Adventure Park

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Open Now: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Touch a Giraffe!

The title says it all. You get to feed and touch giraffes. You also get to see and feed other... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jorge G
via mobile
A Don't Miss Activity especially for Kids and Kids at Heart

We love this place! We have gone several times and this place just keeps on getting better. A... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Cincinnati, Ohio
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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Ponderosa Adventure Park is a unique park for the whole family. It has five kind of tours: kayaking, canopy, horseback riding, waterfalls and safari tour.
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
El Salto | Located in El Salto, 10 minutes before arriving to Liberia, comming from Cañas, Liberia 50101, Costa Rica
+506 2288 1000
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The title says it all. You get to feed and touch giraffes. You also get to see and feed other animals like zebras, oryx, guns, deer and some others. It's a great family experience cause I don't think you are able to do that in...More

Thank Jorge G
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We love this place! We have gone several times and this place just keeps on getting better. A terrific value at $50.00 for the day with lunch! The most important thing is to come early so you can do all of the activities. The Safari...More

Thank CostaRicaTravelGuru
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We took a safari ride at Ponderosa and did it ever WOW us. It was reasonably priced for a tour that you could feed animals and the Giraffes were the absolute BEST. For our 13 year old nephew and 10 year old niece to be...More

Thank BigDaddyJeffg
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We found this place on a whim, I do recommend you plan in advance. We took the animal tour and did some zip lining. It was a good time. The staff is what makes this place. They are very personable and friendly. The animals are...More

Thank Brittney W
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Not the highlight of our trip, but a good day Trip if you need something to do. We went during the slow season, so not everything was open. They lost our reservation (or i failed to confirm it). I had the email so they accepted...More

Thank Zachary G
Reviewed 19 May 2018

I went there with my wife and 2 years old son it was the best ever we did in Costa Rica. I purchased two activity pass + lunch for two people for $120 total. For the two activity we chose the Safari and Canopy (zip...More

1  Thank syadul
Reviewed 13 May 2018

My wife and I visited the park in early May, 2018, and absolutely loved it! We opted for the "All day/activities" pass for $75/per person, and found it to be an excellent value! We were there on a Friday (go on a weekday if at...More

1  Thank Tom Y
Reviewed 7 May 2018

This is the 2nd time I have done the Safari Tour. I can't speak about the other attractions as I have never had the time to do them when I come to this place. The safari tour is short and sweet. The animals are happy...More

1  Thank LivingLifeByTravelin
Reviewed 26 April 2018

We went here today and overall we had a great time. Our kids loved feeding the animals and the giraffes were especially amazing, putting their heads right in the vehicle to eat carrots. The staff were all very nice and helpful, the waterfall was lovely...More

Thank kbird620
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Great place to spend a couple of hours relaxing by the waterfall, lovely cool water after a long day sightseeing

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Giselle L
27 April 2018|
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Response from bhargavipl | Reviewed this property |
It is close by about 39 mins max. We had a rental car and we found it easily. You pass the main city center.
22 March 2018|
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Response from Donna N | Reviewed this property |
So you can do it a couple of ways. I used an app to call Costa Rica directly, and they will send you an email with payment information. when I was there, it was 38 dollars for 4 activies and 12 dollars for lunch and 60... More
1 February 2018|
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Response from Gabriela F | Property representative |
Hello, it is correct. At this moment the price is $ 38 per person and $ 12 for lunch. The price is the same for nationals and foreigners.