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Osa Santuario de Animales - CLOSED

7kms. East of the Highway, Kilometer Marker 196, Ciudad Cortes 8000, Costa Rica
+506 8879 6194
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Must Visit Animal Sanctuary

We visited Costa Rica in the summer of 2014 and stopped here on a recommendation from a friend... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2015
edleardi
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Bristol, Connecticut
Worth every penny

First of all, your $ go to the sanctuary. I don't think Mike or any of the staff make much money... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2015
Deb H
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good14%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
18 Aug 2015
“Must Visit Animal Sanctuary”
12 Mar 2015
“Worth every penny”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
7kms. East of the Highway, Kilometer Marker 196, Ciudad Cortes 8000, Costa Rica

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Reviewed 18 August 2015

We visited Costa Rica in the summer of 2014 and stopped here on a recommendation from a friend. Mike, the project director was very nice and led us on a tour around the sanctuary. We saw lots of native animals, some injured, some being reintroduced...More

Thank edleardi
Reviewed 12 March 2015

First of all, your $ go to the sanctuary. I don't think Mike or any of the staff make much money, if any. These are rescue animals that are released back to the wild if possible. We saw many typical Costa Rican animals. While we...More

Thank Deb H
Reviewed 5 February 2015

Just like the Butterfly Paradise, the Animal Sanctuary has moved. It is now located at Las Alturas villas 7 km south of Dominical. When we stopped by the old site at Osa Mountain Village, we saw one of the rescured and released coatimundis walking around....More

Thank Jeff T
Reviewed 25 August 2014

My wife and I visited in August 2014. Their motto rescue, rehab, and release. All of the animals that come here are brought by the government. Costa Rica has stiff fines and jail terms for messing with wildlife. When they find an ammal in distress...More

Thank nohassle1956
Reviewed 20 July 2014

My wife (and I) were anxious to get up close and personal with the wildlife we had seen during our trip. We heard about this while on a horseback riding tour from a few other tourists. We arrived to find Mike was away for the...More

Thank Kyle H
Reviewed 4 June 2014

This is truly a working sanctuary run almost single handedly by Mike Graeber. Mike has rehabilitated hundreds of animals and returned them to the wild. Mike is so knowledgeable about many species, monkeys, coati, ant-eaters (very cuddly) and others and is so willing to share....More

Thank karen b