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Monteverde Hummingbird Gallery

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Wonderful visit with hummers in Monteverde

We visited with our daughter and her family and had a great experience with walking the hanging... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Ed S
Amazing hummingbirds

Great place to go and watch hummingbirds feeding from sugar water feeders. Lots of different types... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
SunandSkiFamily
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A Wildlife Photograph Gallery & Souvenir Shop located near the top of the Monteverde Cloud Forest and surrounded by many different species of hummingbirds and wildlife. The photographs were taken by the famous British Photographers, Michael and...more
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End of the 620 road | Just Outside Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, 60109, Costa Rica
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+506 2645 5030
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

We visited with our daughter and her family and had a great experience with walking the hanging bridges and also the hummingbird sanctuary. It was great to get pictures up close with the birds and have them even sit on your finger to sip from...More

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Great place to go and watch hummingbirds feeding from sugar water feeders. Lots of different types of humming birds can be seen, and you are able to get quite close to try and take photos. Other wildlife can be seen as well such as white...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

This was a very nice balcony to visit with feeders for the hummingbirds. While it was fantastic to stop by and see the hummingbirds, I would have appreciated some more information about the different species (I counted no less than 6 different hummingbirds drinking form...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Well if you want to see hummingbirds then this is one place. With appropriate bird feeders to entice the hummingbirds they make a wonderful colourful sight. Very busy site for tourists and photographers. The only downside for me were the crowds plus I'd like to...More

1  Thank shark939
MissDWilson, Guest Relations Manager at Monteverde Hummingbird Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Dear shark939: Thank you so much for your review. The gallery gets crowded at the end of most tours and there's not much we can do about that. However before and after the end of tours, there's not many people and sometimes there's no one...More

Reviewed 28 February 2018

We visited on the way to the reserve... and again on the way back. The hummingbirds are amazing - we really could have stayed for hours taking photos of them (trying, at least). We also had cafe latte - I have never seen one made...More

Thank Kevin N
MissDWilson, Guest Relations Manager at Monteverde Hummingbird Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Dear Kevin N: Thank you so much for writing a review about the Hummingbird Gallery and mentioning the neighbors next door, the coffee shop. They have nothing to do with the Hummingbird Gallery but we are glad you enjoyed your coffee and the empanadas. We...More

Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Go early, have a coffee & freshly baked whatever, watch the hummingbirds. Absolutely amazing! Beautiful colours, different sizes; fantastic If you don't get up early, go anyways. There are still more hummingbirds than many have seen in one spot at one time Impressive Food is...More

1  Thank Letitia R
MissDWilson, Guest Relations Manager at Monteverde Hummingbird Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Dear Leitia R: We thank you for writing a review about the Hummingbird Gallery and mentioning our next door neighbors, the coffee shop that is not really part of the Gallery. However people think it is. Many years ago Michael and Patricia Fogden, photographers from...More

Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Just off the parking lot entrance to the Monteverde Forest Reserve, and up a small flight of cement stairs, is the hummingbird gallery, gift shop and coffee house. After watching literally hundreds of multi-coloured hummingbirds on the outside gallery, we decided to have a snack...More

2  Thank GrandpaJoeGrandmaDee
MissDWilson, Guest Relations Manager at Monteverde Hummingbird Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Dear GrandpaJoeGrandmaDee: Thank you so much for writing such wonderful review about the Hummingbird Gallery and the neighbors who have a coffee shop. You can spend hours watching these wild birds flying all around you and there are so many it is amazing. We hope...More

Reviewed 11 February 2018

Don't skip out on the hummingbird garden at Selvatura Adventure Park. We visited it after our canopy tour. The hummingbirds are very tame and will sit on your finger while they drink from the feeders. It was an awesome experience!More

1  Thank jasperlove
MissDWilson, Guest Relations Manager at Monteverde Hummingbird Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Dear jasperlove: We thank you for the review but we are afraid you placed it on the wrong location. We are located in Monteverde and selvatura is not located in Monteverde, not even in the same province. They are in Guanacaste and they do have...More

Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

This is also known as the Galerie de Colibries it’s located near the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve kitty corner from the Reserve restaurant and hostel. There is a cafe with coffee , teas and empanadas & a store with art and postcards . But most...More

1  Thank jronkowski
MissDWilson, Guest Relations Manager at Monteverde Hummingbird Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Dear jronkowski: Your review is excellent and so informative. Thank you for investing some quality time sharing your experience with the TA community and reviewing us. The Hummingbird Gallery has nothing to do with the coffee shop but I am sure the owners really appreciate...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

These are basically hummingbird feeders outside the shop and coffee shop, just out the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. You can sit, have a coffee / lunch and watch the birds for as long as you like. Great way to relax after a hike through the...More

1  Thank ciaramangan
MissDWilson, Guest Relations Manager at Monteverde Hummingbird Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Dear ciaramangan: Thank you so much for your review and sharing it with the TA community. The Hummingbird Gallery is actually a gallery of photographs inside the souvenir shop and the feeders outside in the garden surrounded by the cloud forest. We do not have...More

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sarahhopkins76
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Dear Sarahhopkins76: We are very sorry we could not reply before but we had lost our account information and could not manage the page 'till this year. Another company was using our page and we had some difficulties trying... More
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Jillian D
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When you get to the only town there is, Santa Elena, follow the paved road all the way up hill towards the Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve. The first half of the road is paved and the rest isn't. The Hummingbird Gallery is... More
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Jillian D
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Dear Jillian D: We are sorry that we could not officially get back to you in 2015. Some other company found a way to take over our page and they managed it for a long time. Our new administration was not even aware of the... More
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