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Ecocentro Danaus

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Small private Natural Reserve that takes care of a secundary forest in natural reneration. iT counts with a 600mts trail along the park. Around the facility you will find sloths (2 and 3 toes) a pretty big diversity of birds (Aprox.170spp)Butterfly...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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La Fortuna San Carlos | Camino al Tanque, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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+506 2479 7019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went to Ecocentro Danaus early this morning (Dec. 13, 2018) I did not get a guide because I was by myself and didn't want to wait for other people BUT the staff was excellent explaining the map and where my best chances of seeing birds,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Ecocentro Danau... R, Director General at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

You came to the right place for wildlife and supported nature conservation as well!

Reviewed 5 days ago

I have come to this place for nearly 5 years now. Unfortunately it was become too touristy to the point that guides are not willing to give you hints on where to find wildlife in their property. They want you to book one of their...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank wildstock
Ecocentro Danau... R, Director General at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Thanks for the rate and so the visit! Ecocentro Danaus, for more than 25 years has preserved this jewel! And all of our tour guides are always available to guide you and show you as much as the center allows. We also unterdstand that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw the reviews and decided to go and glad we did. we saw numerous wildlife including bats, cayman, tons of colorful birds, butterflies, insects and the best were the sloths. We saw one juvenile and one adult. A word of warning.. BRING BUG SPRAY!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing, beautiful place with so much wildlife in such a small area. The next tour is highly recommended, bring a camera!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this park as it sounded more intimate then others. It maybe a short trail, but you can go around as many times as you like. We took a guided tour which was something like $22 each. Right next to reception is a bird...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank roxyquickuk
Reviewed 21 September 2018

This small property, offers a bit of everything, from snakes in captivity, to birds and mammals frequently and freely showing well at the banana feeders.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank DonGaTico
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We visited La Fortuna whilst in Costa Rica in March and visited Ecocentro Danaus. It is a remarkable place, which whilst not exceptionally large, has an amazing array of wildlife. We spent a couple of hours slowly walking around spotting different types of birds, reptiles,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AKISAOK
Ecocentro Danau... R, Director General at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Thanks a lot for the visit and such motivating comment. If you would like to help us preserve more of this place and it’s wildli email us Kindly Elías

Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely visit with a very welcoming guide, who spotted the sloths, frogs, butterflies, toucans, crocodile for us really well. We also had extra time to enjoy the jungle forest on ourselves. Patience and calm are the keys to enjoy the different animals and birds. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank laura h
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Had a good time with our walking tour here spotting toucans, sloth, humming birds, wood-peckers, butterflies, frogs, cutter ants, iguanas, chameleons, surrounded by the superb flora and fauna of rain forests, dry forests, and transitional forests.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vidya N
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Nice walking tour of nature center. Beautiful greenery and flowers. Kids able to see different fronts, lizards, birds. Wear big spray and look all over the trails for animals.

Date of experience: August 2018
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jimdandyofor
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or phone call 24797019
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Its German! must use a german translator!
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