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Yana Cocha

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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Via Puyo Tena, Puyo 160150, Ecuador
+593 99 247 6171
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent an hour or here in 4 of us and loved it. Well spent time, nice park. They even have a cayman and the monkeys are cool. The green birds are talking or greeting you, try it out by the entrance, cute they are. Recommend...More

Thank the1whocares
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Yana Cocha is a wonderful place in Puyo to see many wild animals. It is very trim and the animals have a lot of space there. The place is very quiet and we could relax totally there.

Thank Kahanni
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

I spent 3 weeks here volunteering with the incredibly skilled workers that run this rescue center. They have so much knowledge, know how to treat the animals, decrease contact with humans, keep their stress level down and make sure they are treated medically if needed....More

Thank camillar123
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Nice place to walk around and see the local fauna. Many birds and small animals run around freely, so it is much better than a zoo.

Thank Witold S
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Yana Cocha is a non-profit which exists solely on donations and the tiny price they charge people to stay there and volunteer. I took a group of engineering students there for an Alternative Break service project and we stayed in nearby Puyo. Yana Cocha is...More

1  Thank heyjudithz
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I like supporting rehabilitation centers, and entry fee was only $3 with $3 cab fare from Puyo. This place had beautiful foliage and a nice path to follow through the area. I saw the youngest baby monkey I've ever seen. There were only a few...More

Thank NatureExplorerGal
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This is a rescue centre for birds and animals. Some are in cages but some can roam fairly freely. It is well presented and a nice walk through tropical woodland with interesting wildlife on the way. Good to support an organisation trying to help the...More

Thank peterandvivien
Reviewed 25 December 2016

It is close to River Puyo River Walk (malecon). You can take a taxi for couple bucks there and you are right in the middle of Amazon nature. We spent 2 hours there and returned in couple days again.

2  Thank NayiU
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

I booked to volunteer at Yana Cocha for 2 weeks through Gap360 and i'm glad I did. The centre is run by a small team of committed individuals who rely on the help of volunteers to keep up the maintenance and care for the animals....More

1  Thank jonathan w
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

Beautiful wildlife rescue center. One of the best place during my travel in Ecuador. Very sad that people keep these animals as pets. The do a great job. Please support Yanacocha Staff = very friendly. Thank you very much !

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