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Costa Rica Wildlife Sanctuary

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Moin | 4 kil North of Por Moin, Puerto Limon 73-7300, Costa Rica
+506 8892 6771
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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 expect that, barring physical limitations, all volunteers take an equal part in performing all tasks at the Center regardless of background, training or educational level. At times there is a lot of work, especially during the cruise line tour season since many of the animals are confiscated during this time. Animals in Costa Rica are still used as tourist attractions.In addition, volunteers are encouraged to develop their own individual projects
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Moin | 4 kil North of Por Moin, Puerto Limon 73-7300, Costa Rica
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"baby sloths"
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"wildlife sanctuary"
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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

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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)

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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

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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

3  Thank PuraVidaTravel7
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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

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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

17  Thank loreleiMoncton
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

We were at the Sloth Sanctuary for about 2 hours and it was well worth the time. The guides were terrific. We started with a boat tour which gave your the rainforest experience and then we visited the adult and finally the baby sloths that...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

The sloth sanctuary is the one part of our Panama Canal trip that we continually talk about. They are most unusual, very cute and tame. Their feature is their slow movements and hanging upside down. After viewing the sloths and their babies, we took a...More

2  Thank Mike S
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

I've always had a particular fondness for sloths...perhaps they're my spirit animal, maybe it's their irresistible, serene smiles, or maybe it's hard to believe that anything can move so slowly. Whatever the reason,I knew we had to see these remarkable animals up close. Our visit...More

11  Thank OVCruiser57
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Reviewed 14 May 2016

My wife and I spent a port day in Puerto Limon, Costa Rica on our way home from a Panama Canal cruise. While there, we took a short tour of the wildlife sanctuary near Mion. (You do not need to sign-up for the cruise line's...More

4  Thank Del1035
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Allan Roy H
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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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