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The Bat Jungle

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  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
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About
# 85 live bats free-flying in our huge enclosure, designed to resemble the cloud forest at night# Guided tour by professional guides takes about 45 minutes# The tour is both informative, educational and entertaining, with a focus on biology and...more
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Frente Restaurante Tramonti en Monteverde | Paseo de Stella,, 5655, Costa Rica
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 March 2018

The Bat Jungle tour was informative. I enjoyed seeing the bats interact with each other, eat their food of fruit and rest by hanging upside down. The Night tour was even better. I was able to touch the bats, see their eyes and teeth and...More

3  Thank 779enjoyinglife
WimDeBacker, Front Office Manager at The Bat Jungle, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Muchas gracias glad you had fun at the mistnet activity ! Vino

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 12 April 2014 via mobile

Totally can't believe all the high marks this got. It was a total waste of precious time that would waaay better be spent enjoying the many activities, fascination and sheer beauty of the Monteverde Cloud Forest, Selvatura Park or perhaps a horseback ride with Sabine...More

3  Thank Carolyn C
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

I went with my daughter and she love it, we have a great time learning about Bat and taking pictures.

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Reviewed 11 September 2018

Nice place to spend a rainy day. It doesn't come close to the wonders of the outdoor parks but the tour and explanations are excellent.

1  Thank Papadroid
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Went here with my wife a few years ago on a lark as we we had time to kill before dinner - neither of us were all that knowledgeable about bats, so we found it an instructive and informative tour. We wound up enjoying the...More

1  Thank Matt M
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I missed the main tour which costs $12. However the very helpful lady on the desk offered me a personal mini tour for $7. Very interesting initial talk with exhibits on the origin of bats - they originate from monkeys! Also details of their lives...More

1  Thank SHELAGH h
Reviewed 20 August 2018

I had never seen bats so up close or learned so much about them. The staff are true experts on the indigenous bats, and I had a fun and eye-opening experience here. Check it out!

1  Thank Matts_Mundo
Reviewed 6 August 2018

we were lucky enough to go just myself and my partner so we had all the bats to ourselves, the team there are sweet, caring, kind and really love their job, I couldn't speak higher of them.. im a huge fan of nature, animals and...More

1  Thank davidcreativedesign
Reviewed 3 August 2018

I felt I just needed to add some balance to the reviews of this place which led us to expect something extraordinary. Ultimately, it's a small room with some interesting posters about bats and a few exhibits together with a slightly larger long room in...More

1  Thank Ccjcdcac
WimDeBacker, Front Office Manager at The Bat Jungle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Buenos dias The bat jungle is unique in its way, and a guided tour makes us amazing, Self guided tours are only an option when families dont have the time or money for an hour tour and or with smaller children. With a guide people...More

Reviewed 31 July 2018

Very interesting tour where you learn a lot. Tours start on the hour, but join on in if you’re a little late.

Thank Sphinx2011
Reviewed 26 July 2018

OK. I have a thing for bats but man, the lady who talked to us and did the tour makes me look like a novice. She is PASSIONATE about these babies. I spent over an hour in the tiny space viewing the bats. It was...More

Thank Mary F
WimDeBacker, Front Office Manager at The Bat Jungle, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Thanks a lot for this review , help spread the word how cool the bats and the Batjungle are !!!

Reviewed 21 July 2018

My husband and I live on a lake in Florida and are putting up a bat house to help with the mosquitos . Ana led us on the tour and hew knowledge and outright love of these animals is infectious! Definitely something different and no...More

Thank Mary B
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Shayden M
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Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
It is just outside of town about a mile.
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