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We are a wildlife rescue center and sea turtle program. We work through volunteering.In general, we expect volunteers to become a willing part of the Rescue Center team and to take an integral part in the day-to-day operations of the Center. We also...more
Moin | 4 kil North of Por Moin, Puerto Limon 73-7300, Costa Rica
+506 8892 6771
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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Cofounder Marielos hoards animals and has no interest in releasing any of them. So many animals would have been releasable, but were kept too long and constantly handled, and therefore deemed too humanised and unable to be released. Now they are to spend the rest...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank TrailBlazer681409
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

As soon as we walked in we were welcomed and got a fantastic tour . You get to get up close to sloths, ( howler,spider,capuchin) monkeys and different animals such as coati , olingo and kinkajus . We were crying after our Week was up...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank patersont10
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Right from the get go they're looking to take as much money from you as possible. Don't organise the taxi with the owner before you come here, he sends his daughter and charges you 45 USD which is outrageous considering an uber is 12 USD....More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Odyssey622451
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Consider doing the behind the science tour. Yes it is more expensive but worth every penny Get to see the nursery among other special scenes

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank socrates1937
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Puerto Limon, Costa Rica. Cruising on Marella Discovery 2. We stopped here for a day and organised a tour from the ship. There were taxi/ tour people on the port side to organise a trip but not sure what they were offering. There was not...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Superb little wildlife sanctuary set in the rain forest, not a big place but well worth a visit, (even if it just to see The sloths)

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank Wander642446
Reviewed 8 February 2018

This place is absolutely incredible and Bernal and Marielos and Sarita and Narandi and Julio are so so passionate about the animals and their welfare. Yes some people have commented that some of the animals don’t have the biggest cages but they are doing the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank callybarnes
Reviewed 21 October 2017

The Costa Rica Animal Rescue Center is the perfect place for animal and nature lovers. The facilities are basic and quite open so perfect for a "real jungle" experience, also you don´t have to be afraid of poisining animals, I did not saw any during...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank PuraVidaTravel7
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This guided tour around the sanctuary will melt your heart. The volunteers do a great job caring for the animals. I was fortunate enough to hold 2 baby sloths. The gift shop STOP is a must; all the proceeds go toward buying supplies and food...More

Date of experience: February 2017
4  Thank nicpasch
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I am planning a trip to Costa Rica animal sanctuary ,vaulenteering there and have a full duffel bag of items off their wish list on Amazon . Needles animal medical supplies and other things needed .Trip planned Jan 2018 My question is to anyone that...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Allan Roy H
1 March 2018|
Response from toursinportlimon |
En la terminal de cruceros hay unos kioscos y ellos rentan embarcaciones. Llegué a buscar la que tiene declaratoria turística pregunté primero. Los previos oscilan los $50
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