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Gecko Trail Adventures Animal Rescue Centre, Chocolate Lady and Waterfall Tour

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Gecko Trail Adventures Animal Rescue Centre, Chocolate Lady and Waterfall Tour
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  • Excellent59%
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  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
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7 Sep 2018
“Good bundle of attractions”
29 Mar 2017
“Great Day in Costa Rica”
The Jaguar Animal Rescue Center is already mentioned as one of the top attractions in Puerto Viejo but there's a great way to see this, get transportation and also see two other top sites in the area. The Animal Rescue Centre, Chocolate Lady and...more
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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
+506 8724 9252
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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Having no vehicle in the Puerto Viejo area, we found this combination of sites to be a convenient way to see three items on our wish list. The guide courteously transported us from one point to the next. The Jaguar Rescue Center and Cacao Lady...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Travelling with my wife and 11 year-old daughter, we had a blast on this tour. First stop at the Animal Rescue Center was very informative and was a great way to learn about the local wildlife. Of course my daughter loved the baby sloths and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Todd K
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The baby sloths at the Rescue Center are adorable - made the day immediately! This place does great work. Only drawback when we were there is there were no jaguars. Chocolate lady was very interesting and we left with some tasty treats. Waterfall was beautiful!!!!!...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

This Animal Rescue Center is a must-do on your trip to Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica. Not only is it fascinating to see the animals up close but their non-profit volunteering helps to ultimately release the animals back into the wild once healthy. This is a...More

Thank nancyn193
Reviewed 6 January 2015

This was a really nice day trip. Manuel our driver took good care of us. The animal rescue center is inspiring since they are rescuing animals that are injured, abandoned and abused with the intention of releasing back to the wild not keeping them indefinitely....More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank concettah667
Reviewed 3 January 2015

The Chocolate Lady explained processing chocolate from the Coca tree. Animal reserve shelters injured animals. Seen monkeys, snakes, and a variety of birds Waterfall tour ended with 2 beautiful waterfalls. Got to swim in the ice cold waters. Stopped on the way back and had...More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank wilsonbf
Reviewed 18 November 2014 via mobile

Our guide was full of information and an absolutely delightful person to hang out with for a whole afternoon. It is obvious that her connection with the local Bri Bri people is close and personable. We learned how these people use the nature for survival:...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank Marymarymayberry
Reviewed 20 September 2014

The animal rescue center is a must. Our Dutch guide (who spoke perfect English) at the center was very knowledgeable. The birds, the frogs, and of course the monkeys were so cool. After the center, our tour guide took us to the chocolate lady. Wow!...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Sherry P
Reviewed 13 July 2014

We started early with the rescue center and beat the crowds. The guide was very knowledgeable and we saw all kinds of creature. Playing with the monkeys was very cool. The Chocolate lady was my favorite. She went through the whole process of chocolate making...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Jea S
Reviewed 14 June 2014

All of the tours were great with the exception of the chocolate tour. It was mosquito infested, and the tour through the muddy and buggy rainforest to look at Cacao was unnecessary. We were told the tour would last 1.5 hours, and we ended up...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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5 May 2016|
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Response from GeckoTrail | Property representative |
Hello. The Jaguar Rescue Center, which is the center we visit during this tour, does not allow that the sloths or monkeys are hold due to various reasons. In the past it was possible to hold the monkeys but they no longer... More
2 January 2015|
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Response from GeckoTrail | Property representative |
Dear Eve Thank you very much for contacting us. I just tried the link to our website and it worked well. Maybe it was just a temporary down. May I confirm the port of your cruise ship. You are writing that it is Colon... More