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Foundation Jaguar Rescue Center

#1 of 30 Outdoor Activities in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca Features Animals
South Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0710
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Jaguar Rescue Center and La Ceiba Private Reserve Tour from Limon
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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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Hours Today: 09:30 - 11:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
South Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0710
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great and informative tour! They break you up into groups of 15 and one of the volunteer staff take you around. They ask you to stay at least 1 meter away for the animals but you still get great close up pictures! There was a...More

Thank Kathy F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's a great Center with a wonderful cause. We don't really like animals in captivity and in Costa Rica you are spoilt with the wildlife in the surrounding nature Parque's. However, the jaguar rescue Center rehabilitates these beautiful animals and releases them back into the...More

Thank Olivia S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This centre works from the heart. The owner and all volunteers adore the animals in their care showing much passion whilst talking and showing us around. We paid for a private tour and allowed some new friends to join our tour of two to be...More

Thank 721Riley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited 2 families in this facility and we loved almost everything about it! The instructor Sara was absolutely wonderful and knowledgeable. The kids were listening to every word she said, very interesting and fun! The animals are given a very good care and release...More

Thank Revital B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can definitely recommend the private tour. Very pricey but all money goes to the centre. Our tour guide Virginia from Spain was very passionate and enthusiastic about all the animals. We spent some time watching the baby monkeys when it was their feeding time. One...More

Thank l0nd0nnl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Volunteers are doing a very good job here. They showed us many animals, told interesting stories (how to get rid of a crocodile?!). There were many visitors but they organized it very good. Due to the fact that the government does not support them but...More

Thank Jerome M
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit Costa Rica, the Foundation Jaguar Rescue Center is definitely the place to be! Me and four other girls have crossed Costa Rica for 3 weeks. The Rescue Center in Puerto Viejo, Limon was the absolutely greatest highlight for us. Especially because we...More

Thank katrinhametner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place does a great dead to help injured animals and animals in need. Works with volunteers, it is well organized and they offer tours in Spanish, English and French. They do not have jaguars or big cats. They have tons of sloths, monkeys, birds,...More

Thank MariPeralta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very interesting and informative 2 hour tour in the center, sloths, tucans, monkeys, snakes, birds of prey, owls.... you learn a lot about the different animals staying there and their fate of being there (being electrocuted, ran over by cars, or simply being a victim...More

Thank CostaRica_73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An unforgettable experience, please take a couple of hours to enjoy this unbelievable experience, you won't regret

Thank UtaCicuta
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Kaitlyn W
20 April 2017|
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Response from Akshatha P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, plenty of space to park.. watch out for howler monkeys on the trees. They like to wee on people standing under trees. :)
16 March 2017|
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Response from TheProdigitalSon | Reviewed this property |
It kind of depends how mobile the wheelchair is. Most of the tour route is either cement or hard packed earth so it would be easy to get around. A couple of places are gravel and most wheelchairs are fine. There is only one... More
26 January 2017|
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Response from Cyndi B | Reviewed this property |
We did the public tour and thoroughly enjoyed it. We had plenty of time to see the animals and ask questions. I'm not sure how different the private tour is since we didn't take it, but we did enjoy the public one.