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Jaguar Rescue Center

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South Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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Jaguar Rescue Center Public Tours: Monday - Saturday (closed Sunday) $20 per person. Children under 10 are FREE! No reservation needed for public tours. 1.5 hours Private Tours: Monday - Saturday (closed Sunday) $60 per person. Children under 10 FREE! Reservation required for private tours. 2.5 hours WHAT TO BRING: The tours are outside and you will be walking. Water, sunblock, rain jacket or poncho, insect repellent, closed shoes. ALSO VISIT LA CEIBA NATURE RESERVE FOR DAY AND EVENING NATURE HIKES
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“baby monkeys” (246 reviews)
“private tour” (258 reviews)
“injured animals” (99 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 11:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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South Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a great tour at the centre. Learned a lot about the different animals they rescue here. It’s always the goal to put the animals back in the wild. Had a great tour and have seen a lot of animals! Tip the guides! Everything they...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Awesome for a good cause with very good information to get you familiar with area wildlife and issues affecting them

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First, this is a rescue center, not a zoo. They are very clear about that. They offer tours in multiple languages, twice per day, 930am and 1130am. Just show up and pay 20$ each and you will go on a guided tour. The money goes...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. Staff and center were awesome and their mission is the best.. to rehabilitate and release back to the wild.. all of their profits go towards the animals and almost all of their staff are volunteers. Sara consucted our tour and she...More

Thank Nicole C
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were thrilled to see that the work being done at Jaguar Rescue Center is truly centered on rehabilitation and not creating some sort of zoo. The all volunteer staff truly cares about the creatures they are helping, and that was evident. Carlotta, our very...More

Thank Julia H
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This rescue centre is a wonderful place to visit. They don’t turn any animal away and are self funded, and rely on volunteers to do a lot of the work. They’re work is also important from and educational point of view, especially with the locals....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour was conducted by Sarah who was extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the work of the centre. We were able to see a large variety of animals and it was explained to us the situations that caused them to be brought to the centre,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Biked to the center from Puerto Viejo for the 10am tour OMG this place is fantastic best $20 ever spent what an amazing place! Our guide was brillant so much knowledge and information but in a really funny interesting way lovely stories she told us...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The people here at the JRC really love what they are doing and are very dedicated. We took a private afternoon tour with Virginia who is very knowledgeable and patient, she answered our many many questions for us. The center is located just a short...More

Thank jam1015
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to visit this place!!! The work they do here in rescuing, rehabilitating and (hopefully) releasing injured, sick, abandoned animals of all sorts is absolutely amazing and inspiring. All without any government funding. The $20 entry free for the group tour goes towards the...More

Thank Mel B
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nwtraveler123
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yeah they do accept credit cards.
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Response from Nancy K | Reviewed this property |
We only took the public tour. They make an effort to keep groups to 10 people, and try to accommodate various languages. I don’t know how much more in-depth a private tour would be. We thought the public one, at $20/person... More
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