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Asociacion Panamericana para la Conservacion

Features Animals
| Gamboa Rainforest Resort, Gamboa, Panama
+507 6497-7223
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wonderful work being done here!

Many dedicated personnel are working hard to educate people IRT to sloths and other animals as well... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Stafford, Virginia
A Rescue center? I don’t Think so!

The lonely things interesting of this tour was the sloths. We paid 20 dollars each for this mini... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Riga, Latvia
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| Gamboa Rainforest Resort, Gamboa, Panama
+507 6497-7223
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Many dedicated personnel are working hard to educate people IRT to sloths and other animals as well as help the animals return to the wild. Looks like the animals are well cared for and the facilities adequate. Nice that everything is just a short walk...More

Thank PanamaJohn2020
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The lonely things interesting of this tour was the sloths. We paid 20 dollars each for this mini zoo camouflaged as rescue center. The guide a small unpleasant ticos, was all the time pushing us to shorten the interaction with sloths in order to go...More

Thank Mik1964
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very inspiring morning spent at this rescue and research center for endangered and/or wounded animals - like sloths, monkeys, frogs. Also there is a beautiful butterfly house and orchid nursery. Along with the professional staff, there are volunteers from the Smithsonian Institute.

Thank kari r
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

The APPC does amazing work to help all kinds of animals, and they help so many sloths who wouldn't survive on their own. They 100% have the sloths best interests in mind so it isn't always possible to get to interact with them, but this...More

Thank Nuala D
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Our friends in Britain heard about this and wanted to go on our visit to Panama City. We had Panama Unlimited Travel arrange a tour. This is a fantastic place to learn about the animals of Panama. We were the only ones and got to...More

3  Thank Lynda L
Reviewed 10 March 2017

All of the animals here have been rescued. Many they reintroduce to the wild but some unfortunately cannot be set free for various reasons.

Thank Elaine P
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

They have planned visit over the weekend. But you can send them an email and ask if they have time for a VIP visit during the week. It will cost you a donation, but it's worth the money. Our kids really enjoyed it and we...More

Thank Foodiestravel
Reviewed 31 December 2016

While birding on the extensive grounds of the Gamboa Rainforest Resort, I virtually stumbled upon this interesting feature. It is not featured in any information provided by the resort itself. It provides a nice variation of activities within a short walk.

Thank Neil T
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Was fortunate enough to see Fiona, the rescued jaguar, before she moves to her permanent home. What a beauty! Attended a delightful and informative presentation featuring Coquito, the three-toed sloth ambassodor. Now that was a treat!

Thank Constance L
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We went with my daughter and her 7 and 9 year old children to see this place. It is managed by conservation minded biologists who capture injured animals in the jungle and rehabilitate them to be released back into the jungle. They are very knowledgeable...More

Thank vwc20841
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Alex W
15 January 2018|
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Response from Nuala D | Reviewed this property |
The animals here are rehabilitated and rescued. The staff have the upmost respect for the animals so do not treat them like they are in a zoo. It is important to understand that they won’t be able to be handled. However, it... More