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Monkey Park

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Portegolpe | Contiguo al Rancho Cartagena, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
+506 2653 8032
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Special Mission... Special Animals

Enjoyed the knowledgeable staff and the fabulous animals they have rescued. Nicely laid out and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Troy B
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Kirkland
Couples trip

We visited here on our first day in Tamarindo. It was great to see the animals and hear the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeanine M
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Kirkland, Washington
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animal rescue and refuge
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“entrance fee” (15 reviews)
“animal rescue” (10 reviews)
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Portegolpe | Contiguo al Rancho Cartagena, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the knowledgeable staff and the fabulous animals they have rescued. Nicely laid out and worth an hour or more.

Thank Troy B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here on our first day in Tamarindo. It was great to see the animals and hear the stories from the staff on why the animals are here. The care takers seemed to really enjoy their jobs, which made it even more worthwhile My...More

Thank Jeanine M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Both adults the adults in our group and my 5 year old loved seeing the animals. We were able to ask all the questions we wanted and learned so much with our guide.

Thank Rachel R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great guide! Very passionate about the animals under their care and supervision which would otherwise be abandoned or worse.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent morning out. This is not a zoo but a rehabilitaion and rescue centre. The staff obviously care a lot about the animals and try their hardest to ensure the animals are made ready for release back into the wild. The variety of species...More

Thank Susan H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Monkey Park with my husband, our daughter and son, and our 5-year old grandson. We recommend a visit in the morning both because the animals have just been fed, AND there is a better likelihood of having Nancy as your guide through the...More

Thank Toby R
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

We took our family out to the Monkey Park a couple of days ago and had a great experience with the animals and with Nancy who acted as our guide. Our two daughters, 11 and 9, both loved seeing all of the animals and hearing...More

Thank Brad S
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Nancy G, Gerente at Monkey Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your support!!!

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

This sanctuary is only a few minutes from Tamarindo, and well worth an hour or more of your time. Upon arrival, we were met by our volunteer/guide Nancy and her little canine sidekick Zeus. A full explaination of the type of work being done, and...More

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Nancy G, Gerente at Monkey Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We really had a great time with you, thank you!

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

If you're expecting a zoo you will be disappointed. This is a small sanctuary helping animals in need of rehabilitation. Most are healed and released back into the wild. A $15. donation is required all of which goes toward the operation of the facility. The...More

Thank kencvers2
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Nancy G, Gerente at Monkey Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your visit and help.

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

We enjoyed our visit. They clearly care about the animals! We enjoyed the stories about the animals and their attempts to release them.

Thank LondonNancy
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Nancy G, Gerente at Monkey Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your support...

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sarahlyn5052017
23 February 2017|
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Response from Nancy G | Property representative |
Hello, it takes 20 minutes from tamarindo to Monkey Park
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15 February 2016|
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Response from JezandStacy | Reviewed this property |
There are no sloths in Guanacaste (wrong type of trees for their diets) and for this reason the centre does not take in sloths.
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