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A nice little place

This serpentarium was quite cool, but appeared to be a little underfunded. One of the guides came... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Santa Elena, Costa Rica
Great for kids

Cool place for kids, I just wish their front staff was a little more active helping to explain the... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Seattle, USA
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Santa Elena on road to Monteverde, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This serpentarium was quite cool, but appeared to be a little underfunded. One of the guides came up to us a few times to tell us about the snakes and other animals. They have a good variety of snakes, as well as about 10 types...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MichaelDTraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small zoo has some snakes, frogs and turtles. Don't bother with the "guided tour". It consisted of a guy who spoke very heavily accented English making a Powerpoint presentation. He seemed like a nice guy and knowledgeable, but we understood very little of what...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mizzou_Engineer
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

One of our highlights from Monteverde. You will see some amazing snakes from all regions in Costa Rica. I disagree with the reviews below about the price: this place has a fantastic collection of Costa Rica snakes and frogs.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank luis_turrialba
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Went around 6pm so the snake were more active. At the front desk, we were given flashlights to see the animals. It was like a scavenger hunt. Enjoyed more than at a zoo because you were actually able to see the animals. Kinda small but...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank madeleinehamblen
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Quite a lot of snakes, but the premises was quite small and we enjoyed our visit, very quickly. We had fun spotting the snakes with their camoflague and were happy to have found each one. It was good and educational, and we saw all the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Cool place for kids, I just wish their front staff was a little more active helping to explain the exhibits. When we went there, the four staff members were just lounging around in the front, while we were left to our wanderings.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SunnytheTraveller
Reviewed 21 April 2018

My daughters and I spent the afternoon here when it was raining and it was very educational. My daughters loved it. The guides were very willing to tell us all about snakes. With the same entry tickets we were even allowed to come back in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SandraRosaWijnveldt
Reviewed 14 April 2018

We arrived to our hotel a little early and had an hour or so, we walked into the city and came across this little place. It is a little pricey for what it is but they make it up to you by allowing you to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Trisha G
Reviewed 13 April 2018

The snakes and frogs were interesting to see, but a bit overpriced for what you get to see. The staff were helpful at finding some of snakes.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Tayler H
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

...But a bit small for what you pay. My 4 & 6 year old enjoyed seeing the snakes up close, and they do have quite a variety of local snakes and some very unique frogs. I thought it was a bit pricey at $45 usd...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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