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Address: 1.5 km outside Grecia, old road to Alajuela, Grecia, Costa Rica

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IF you like Snakes you will like the World of Snakes

Interesting Collection... but I don't like Snakes...My husband does so we went. IT is about a 18 minute drive from our home.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 August 2015
Geegee M
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Grecia, Costa Rica
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

The wold of snakes is temporary closed. There is no management at this property and all the maintenance is gone.

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travel200925
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

Interesting Collection... but I don't like Snakes...My husband does so we went. IT is about a 18 minute drive from our home.

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Stony Plain, Canada
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2015

We were excited to check this place out, and I suspect at one time is was lovely. But years of neglect and lack of maintenance were evident. The fee was expensive at $22US per person. We were told the exhibits were self guided, which would have been fine but many enclosures lacked labels. The milky and dirty glass made it... More 

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Grecia La Argentina, Alajuela, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2013

Because it is so small you are always one of the few and get attention of the staff. Get to touch the snakes and get explanations if you want. The view is wonderful, it is just a pity that there is no place to sit to have a picknick. Not only snakes, also other reptiles. And a lot of shade!... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2013

This places is really nice! Indeed you can see so many different snakes, but what makes this visit worth while is the guide! His knowledge about them is amazing, and you learn so much! There are even a few snakes you can touch! You learn which ones are poisonous, which ones are harmless etc... It is a great and very... More 

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Los Angles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2013

This was an interesting tour of a very large range of snakes (many native to Costa Rica, but many rescued pets that are NOT native to Costa Rica). The guide was very knowledgeable, even if young and informally educated, and happy to spend a long time with us - 90 minutes looking at perhaps 30 species of snake and a... More 

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Edmonton
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2013

Very difficult to Find in Grecia even though we seen the large poster - cost $11 very nice lady operating entrance but not well maintained as a regular zoo - they have ocelets too! and many snakes from around the world

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Poolville, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2012

We got a great tour of this little place, with a guy (Arnold) whose English was great. We learned a lot. A little pricey - $22 for two of us.

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Little Rock, AR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2011

We had a very personalized tour. We were given a tour of the breeding areas, main show area, and also where they keep the newly born snakes. Their main viewing area has approximately 50 different snakes, crocs, etc. We were also able to see them feed their big cats a live meal (not for the faint at heart). We really... More 

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Grecia Costa Rica
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2011

Just not worth the money. Not well maintained and not too many snakes to see.

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