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Monteverde Frog Pond

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Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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Guided visit

Santiago our guide gave us a wonderful tour. The frogs are so interesting and he was very helpful... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
Andover, United Kingdom
via mobile
We love visiting at night and using flashlighs to explore the frog containers

This is our second time here with our first visit some eleven years earlier - so this place has... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Los Gatos, CA
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Santa Elena, Costa Rica
Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Santiago our guide gave us a wonderful tour. The frogs are so interesting and he was very helpful at finding them. I never imagined that a frog tour could be so much fun. We could have returned at night when I understand that the frogs...More

Thank jean_mcleod67
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This is our second time here with our first visit some eleven years earlier - so this place has been around a while. Not much as changed in the Frog section but the Butterfly Garden wasn't there when we visited before. Our first time we...More

Thank Vanlippe
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Visited at night and returned today as part of package. Really had a great time saw plenty and took some amazing photos. Not what we expected make sure you get the guided tour it is most helpful and leave alot more many thanks

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

This was an unexpected delight! We spent a couple of hours immersed in the dark with a torch finding frogs whilst the heavens opened outside. Our guide's (David) knowledge was incredible and his enthusiasm infectious, as we saw some of the countries amphibians that are...More

1  Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Myself and a friend visited on a Saturday evening in late-August. We got the last tour of the day at 7:45pm. Adults = US$13.50pp. Pros: -Free loan of torches. -Guided tour - enthusiast and English-speaking. He pointed to each frog or toad with his torch....More

1  Thank jonotennis
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We decided to do the frog pond to get a glimpse at the famous frogs from Costa Rica - the frogs are located in a terrarium which is disappointing but considering that it is very difficult to spot them it's quite understandable - the only...More

2  Thank Ganyme
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We opted for the guided tour and learned tons about all of the different species of frogs. The bonus was the wild birds that take refuge in the shelter and the natural wildlife outside. There was a baby hummingbird getting ready for its first flight,...More

2  Thank nzaworski
Reviewed 4 August 2017

this was a great exhibit and a our guide was very knowledgeable about the different species. Many of the species are nocturnal but our guide was able to locate the frogs and point them out to us in their hiding places. in addition to our...More

2  Thank sprout89
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Slightly expensive at $12 but ok for an hour's diversion. Loads of butterflies in a large enclosure and frogs in glass enclosures. There is a trail walk where we saw loads of ants but not much else. The ants bite. Just saying. Staff were really...More

2  Thank ivorbigun2013
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Went to the Frog Pond one rainy evening during our visit to Costa Rica. We had a great guide who was very informative and who make the tour fun! Learned more than I thought was possible about frogs! Who knew there were so many different...More

2  Thank Patrice G
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30 January 2015|
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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