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Foundation Jaguar Rescue Center

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South Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0710
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Jaguar Rescue Center Public Tours: Monday - Saturday (closed Sunday) $20 per person. Children under 10 are FREE! No reservation needed for public tours. 1.5 hours Private Tours: Monday - Saturday (closed Sunday) $60 per person. Children under 10 FREE! Reservation required for private tours. 2.5 hours WHAT TO BRING: The tours are outside and you will be walking. Water, sunblock, rain jacket or poncho, insect repellent, closed shoes. ALSO VISIT LA CEIBA NATURE RESERVE FOR DAY AND EVENING NATURE HIKES
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  • Average2%
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“baby monkeys” (240 reviews)
“private tour” (251 reviews)
“injured animals” (97 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 11:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
South Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0710
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I have visited the JC twice and it is always a delight. Specializing in saving animals, rehabilitating them and reinserting them into the rainforest, they do this without any help of the governement, but for the love of nature. Many volunteers run...More

Thank Annelise_Scholl
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour was so interesting. The guide took his time showing us the animals and sharing information. We got so close to the animals. Even met the owner. Would highly recommend. The baby sloths and monkeys were the highlight for me.

Thank Franklyn233
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best rescue centre i visited in Costa Rica. Totally worth it. Guides know so much about the animals. And they ve got loads of different sort. They ve got a few in semi freedom. And they do release a lot of them in the wild...More

Thank Thomas_57500
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is completely wonderful. They are doing such amazing work to help animals that no one else could or was able to. The money you pay to get in goes toward the center and all of the treatment that the injured animals they take...More

Thank Aby H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Jaguar Rescue Center to see sloths from a close distance but we got so much more! You can see not only see rescued sloths and monkeys, but also quite a few other animals and birds. A lot of the animals roam (or...More

Thank Andy Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very well run, enjoyable tour and learned a great deal about local animals. Well worth the visit! Definatly recommend this.

1  Thank jamesbG4730QR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This animal center is incredible. They help injured and abandoned animals get back to their life in the wilderness. Highly recommend visiting, and if you want to help, bring some powdered goat milk from your home country.

Thank San N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tours at 930am and 1130am. Well worth the $20. Very educational and close to the animals. Guides speak English Spanish or French

Thank Tlflight
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a way to learn more about the wildlife to spot in Costa Rica, this will be a most useful way to spend a few hours. From the baby monkeys to the baby sloths, there were so many fabulous photos and...More

1  Thank Susan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved our visit here! What an amazing place and what an amazing work they do. We had a great guide who really loved what he did, he told us some of the stories about how the animals got there and taught us a...More

1  Thank Margot V
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15 January 2018|
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Response from loobs63 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are some covered areas, it is warm. Rains I have read come and go, they have little rain ponchos in the shop. I would do if it rained.
20 December 2017|
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Response from Elton R | Reviewed this property |
Not sure how much a taxi would cost from Limon but would pre-book a taxi back as there’s not much around the jaguar centre as it’s about 20 mins walk from Puerto Viejo town centre.
17 September 2017|
Response from Marlina D | Reviewed this property |
Our options were 930am and 1130am. I think this is when the animals are the most active. The staff volunteers for these tours so I’m assuming they spend the early morning and afternoon getting their actual work done.