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Santuario Animal de Cochahuasi

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Address: Km. 22 Via Cusco Pisaq, Cusco, Peru
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+51 984 600 380
07:30 - 05:30
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Awesome little spot

See mountain lions, honey ears, tortoises and so much more....best part is to be able to be inside the condor cage. Worth every minute!

Reviewed 1 week ago
Santa Cruz, California
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Santa Cruz, California
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

See mountain lions, honey ears, tortoises and so much more....best part is to be able to be inside the condor cage. Worth every minute!

Thank andydthomas
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

onone of our dreams ws to see a condor very close to us nd in this plce we even ere ble to get closer to them and take the best picture of the world

Thank Riotravellers
Nybble, Sweden
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6 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we went there special to see alpacas and condors , and it is the right place to see those animals you wont regret to visit this place

Thank markbartter
Calgary, Canada
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting place for raising these animals and making good alpaca scarfs and other clothings. We bought several scarfs for ourselves and family.

Thank AngeloZBeijing
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small animal sanctuary but the animals seem to be very well cared for and happy. Our guide walked us through the steps from where each animal was rescued from to rehabilitating the animals and to how many get released back into the wild. Everyone was very knowledgeable and clearly cared deeply about the animals.

Thank Zoe R
Brandon, Mississippi
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46 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By American standards, this would probably qualify as a "roadside" type zoo. However, I do have to really give great credit to the people who are involved here. They are working on a very limited budget to try to save some endangered species as well as rehab some animals. They return what animals they can to the wild. At least... More 

Thank Gandalf2005
Brisbane, Australia
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580 reviews
355 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

There are lots of animals being looked after in this sanctuary. The guides are happy to show off all their animals. Pumas and condors are the stars.

Thank Mon55
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Condors fly over your head and you can watch a baby spectacled bear play and be silly. Watch out for Pete the vicunia, he is a little grouchy, but his pen mate the tortoise makes up for it. We enjoyed time here on the double decker tour bus. So much fun!

Thank calesmom2005
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Some of the poor reviews here express doubts about whether this place is genuinely an "animal sanctuary" or more of a for-profit petting zoo, but if you don't have misgivings about the morality of caged animals (or if you believe that they were injured and rehabilitated at this center), then it's a fun place to see some Peruvian animals, including... More 

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Sea Bright, New Jersey
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156 reviews
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

We were so excited to learn that we could go to an animal sanctuary in Cusco. It was an awesome and informative place. We were able to pet Llama's, see birds and bears and the coolest thing was definitely the condors! Simply amazing!

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