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Jaguar Rescue Center

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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...more
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South Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing experience with unbelievable people that doing astonishing things for the animals. Don't over think!!

Thank Esty S
Reviewed yesterday

Really guys, it's definitely worth a visit. All the people there put so much effort in it to give you a great experience. But what's even more important, most of them do it as volunteers to give all those injured animals the opportunity to live...More

Thank Michel S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Sarah was a very funny & informative tour guide. We were able to get up close to some adorable sloths, monkies,& jungle cats. We were educated on the rescue & release efforts of this amazing rescue facility. Please go visit & help to further these...More

Thank Connector571101
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place was one of my top hilights whilst travelling in south and Central America! We did the group tour for $20 about a month ago and our guide Sarah was so friendly and knowledgable about all the animals in the sanctuary. This place does...More

Thank Louise A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Thank you Alex, for the lovely tour! We absolutely loved the JRC! If you visit Puerto Viejo, please book a tour! We did the private tour, which gave us the opportunity to ask as many questions as we wanted! And your money is so well...More

Thank Ingeborg K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fantastic tour. Our guide Sarah knew tons about the animals. Incredible group of people working hard to give the animals the best chance at going back into the wild - easily the one of the best things we did in Costa Rica. If you are...More

Thank DrNinjamonkey
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Loved everything about the centwe. The wellbeing of the animals is the top concern. The guides were knowledgeable and friendly, making the tour informative and fun. All procedes go back into the sanctuary

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see, must do activity if you are in the area! The guides speak multiple languages and are staffed by volunteers who are biologists who are very knowledgeable about the animals they care for. Our guide was Sarah who has been at...More

Thank Ofreespirit_2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the best experience in costa rica! They really care for the animals and we finally got to soo sloths, we went in the rain and it was still awsome! Good thing to do on a rainy day but bring an umbrella! will be...More

Thank annie b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a MUST DO when on the carribean side of Costa Rica! Sarah was a fantastic guide!! I highly recommend going. Try the 9:30 tour to avoid the heat. Wear your suit and walk across the road to the beach afterwards.

Thank Liz J
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nwtraveler123
17 April 2018|
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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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7SeaJourney
9 February 2018|
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Response from paulinelittle36 | Reviewed this property |
It is a very small venue with extremely helpful staff and a cafe on site. I am sure they could organise a chair or stool for you to sit down on when required. Enjoy Pauline
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