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Monteverde Frog Pond

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Fun little nature exhibit.

My husband and I had a little bit of time to kill, so we popped in for a visit. Note: there is no... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Robin M

I was unsure whether to go or not, being advised it's not really a pond but I am so glad I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was unsure whether to go or not, being advised it's not really a pond but I am so glad I did. The frogs are kept in their own habitats to protect them from other frogs, our guide Davi was so patient with our group,...More

Thank N86XAsuec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite the knowledgeable and very keen tour guide and his humorous approach, the price was a bit steep for a very small enclosure. We liked it, but can't say it was really worth the entrance fee.

Thank CdnSKO
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Informative! Our knowledgeable tour guide Davi taught us interesting facts about Costa Rica’s frogs. Highly recommend the tour

Thank Louise B
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We visited the ranario in the afternoon and had a great experience thanks to our guide (included in the entry fee) who gave a lot of insight information and also helped us to take some amazing pictures. We came back in the evening to see...More

Thank 240regulaw
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Seriously one of my favorite parts of my Costa Rican trip. Got to see more than 10 different types of frogs up close with great pictures! Staff working at the facility were extremely passionate about the work they do and it was overall an awesome...More

Thank Jacquelyn R
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We had a great time visiting the Frog Sanctuary. Our tour guide, Davey, was lovely and very informative. We were able to see all the frogs as we did the nightime and daytime tours. A great experience!

Thank p95960
Reviewed 10 August 2018

My husband and I had a little bit of time to kill, so we popped in for a visit. Note: there is no pond; all of the frogs/toads are in terrariums. The entrance fee gives you two admissions in a day, that way you can...More

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Do this with the tour guide as they can help you spot some of the frogs. Between the day and night tour we saw them all. Both tours are included with admission. Really fun. Terrariums are well kept. Our guide even caught a cricket and...More

Thank Evansjo
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Had a brilliant time looking for all the frogs in the very well kept terrariums, with help, jokes and loads of interesting information from Jose the manager. Kids and adults thought it was great - would thoroughly recommend a day or night visit.

Thank fredbiffer
Reviewed 14 July 2018

This place gives you the option of going with a guide or not, contrary to what some previous comments stated. I did a round in the evening on my own before joining the guide for a second round. And oh boy was my spotting skills...More

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Response from beats21 | Reviewed this property |
Most of the glass screens are filthy, not good for photos and you need something to stand on for most of them - give it a wide berth, not worth it