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The Bat Jungle

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# 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
+506 2645 9999
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Papadroid
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!

Thank mattthomas_travel
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

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

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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
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I learned so much by going to the bat jungle, especially that bats were pollinators? A wonderful experience to say the least. Our tour guide was a lovely girl who answered all of our questions and you could really tell that she loved her job....More

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Shayden M
6 March 2018|
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Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
It is just outside of town about a mile.