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Ecogarden Arenal

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El Bosque, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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Wonderful night walk. Worth the time and the money

We loved this tour with Jose. He is so knowledgeable and so friendly. We ended up having a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
bethann929
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Gibsonia, Pennsylvania
Frogs and Kinkajous and Snakes, Oh my

The night walk led by Jose was fantastic! Jose has a specialty in Taxonomy, Biology and Plants. He... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Daniellec2013
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Vancouver, Canada
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All human beings are part of nature, but we cause as much destruction; forest fires, forests cut down, take captive animals, dry the water sources. The human race destroys itself, hence the initiative of this project Arenal Eco Garden was created to give something positive to earth.
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El Bosque, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday

We loved this tour with Jose. He is so knowledgeable and so friendly. We ended up having a private tour one evening. We saw a two- and a three-toed sloth, kinkajous, red eyed tree frogs, tarantulas, and so many other wonderful sites. His property is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The night walk led by Jose was fantastic! Jose has a specialty in Taxonomy, Biology and Plants. He was able to turn his passion into a career sharing his knowledge with his global visitors, spreading his passion to everyone he meets! The walk was great,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jose is so passionate about what he has created you can’t help but get caught up in it. He has created a beautiful oasis packed full of wildlife and plants. We attended the night walk which was brilliant. We saw numerous frogs, snakes, spiders, birds,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We joined two other couples to experience Jose and his family welcoming us to their property and to take part in a very enjoyable evening, We took part in a "Night Walk" and were immediately immersed in a hands on, learning experience. With wildlife all...More

Thank Colleen J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to Jose, for sharing with us his forest. Jose has a deep knowledge of the environment, he's enthusiast and friendly, as well as his family. A must see visit. Claude

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Jose and his family have built a friendly and educational business. He is knowledgeable, personable and entertaining and his wife’s empanadas are amazing! We saw two and three-toed sloths, a caimen, poison dart and red-eye tree frogs, and Jose volunteered to take photos that were...More

Thank nak1121
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

This is simply a wonderful experience. Jose and his family have worked incredibly hard over many years to nurture the rainforest for us all to enjoy. He’s incredibly knowledgable and we saw lots of frogs, sloths and other interesting plants and wildlife. Better to support...More

Thank ecer1
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Ecogarden A, Director General at Ecogarden Arenal, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thanks my friend for their for their visit it was a pleasure to have them in our project the idea of our project is to share and demonstrate that together we can working groups for protection .of natural resources thank you an we are here...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing experience. Jose, is a biologist and knows every single thing you can find in his place. We were a small group, only five people and we did the night tour and we got to see lots of animals and Jose explained...More

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Ecogarden A, Director General at Ecogarden Arenal, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thanks my friend for their for their visit it was a pleasure to have them in our project the idea of our project is to share and demonstrate that together we can working groups for protection .of natural resources thank you an we are here...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

A great night tour of the forest. Jose's "garden" is a rain forest in miniature. Frogs, insects, tarantulas, turtles and more. We arrived early in our own car before Jose had returned with the other guests and were greeted by his son who gave us...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

This place is awesome... Jose has an incredible story to share and everyone should listen. He is so dedicated to conservation and reforestation, his passion is abundantly clear. We took his night walk and had so much fun finding creatures with our flashlights. We got...More

Thank Danice S
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patk52016
9 January 2017|
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Response from Ecogarden A | Property representative |
Hello my friend how are you yes we have space for you the price of de tours is 55 dollar per person include transportation tour and snack. the pick up time is 5.30pm at your hotel thanks and we are here to your serevice
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