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Address: Portegolpe, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2653 8032
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animal rescue and refuge

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Close to tamerindo wildlife rehab!

It was great quick trip to see local wildlife! A good time! The animals are being rehabilitated before the go back into the wild. The monkeys are super quick! And a beautiful... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
coloradogirl7321
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Edmonton, Canada
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited this park during our honeymoon. Overall, we felt the experience was ok. Based on the reviews on TripAdvisor, I guess we expected more. Of the 24 exhibits, only 3 had monkeys ("Monkey Park"), and 4 didn't have anything in them. Also, only about 4 exhibits actually had information cards. It looked as though the sanctuary... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was great quick trip to see local wildlife! A good time! The animals are being rehabilitated before the go back into the wild. The monkeys are super quick! And a beautiful oscolot!

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Thank coloradogirl7321
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111 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The people who take care of this may be few, but their hearts are big. I understand the negative reviews, but they are only there because those people haven't met the team behind Monkey Park Sanctuary. Here they take the absolute best care of the animals within their means. Yes, they recognize that more must be done, and they are... More 

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1 Thank KinaLinaBina
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

This was a great lil walk in the park! Very nicely taken care of santuary! We saw monkeys, tucans,beautiful parrots,owls huge crocodile! Soon they will be welcoming baby sloths! The girl there was super friendly and informative about the animals and the area. Seems she loves her work with the animals! And is very involved!!

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Thank Ligia Q
Landing, New Jersey
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73 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

I took a cab here from Tamarindo, it was about 30 minutes or so. While I applaud the fact that they are a sanctuary for animals that are hurt or ill, I was disappointed by the place itself. There were about 15 cages with birds and animals and the entire park took me 20 minutes to see. If you are... More 

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Thank njtess96
Port Aransas, Texas
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

We were able to see the wildlife close-up and definitely learned a lot. They have an important job and obviously love the animals and ther park.

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Thank Sandra A
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

It's a bit hard to recommend this as a place to visit but the purpose of the place is a good one- they provide rehabilitation to animals so stopping by is a good way to fund this place. The trails aren't really well maintained and neither are the cages. Definitely overpriced but it is to help the animals so we... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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327 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

More expensive than the far superior other locations in the province, this is a tourist trap with almost nothing to see in poorly maintained cages. No guide. Really a waste of time and money.

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Thank ChillyAlbertans
New York City, New York
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

We stopped at this Animal Rehabilitation Center on our way back from Liberia. It is small Animal refuge center, running privately. The owner of the facility greeted us and talk to us a bit before we were free to take a nice walk thru the facility. They do really great job in animal rehab, before they are released back to... More 

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Edison, New Jersey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Entrance is supposed to be a donation but they tried to charge us $15 each. Considering the mixed reviews, we left. The idea is nice but the lady said there were different rescued animals, but no focus really on monkeys. We went for the monkeys.

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