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The Monteverde Wildlife Refuge is committed to the preservation of our native flora and fauna. It features animal views, guided family walks, and guided sunset nocturnal toursSit under a shady tree and watch Quetzals, Bell Birds, Umbrella Birds...more
This is a preservation refuge, a sanctuary being held for the animals so it's no over developed (there is a little sensitive, wooden path building) and on our night hike we saw many animals. Our guide was very good, he knew where to look for...More
Took a night hike with Yenaro and it was so much fun. Wonderful opportunity to see wildlife you wouldn't see in the daylight. Definitely take this tour if you're interested in seeing sloths, insects, and hearing about the science of it all. Yenaro is a...More
We loved the night tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the wildlife and vegetation. He made the exploration a fun experience that everyone participated in by providing flashlights for everyone. Great experience even if it rains, which is likely to happen here!
Time for the tour 5.45 pm and 7.45 pm (pick up from your hotel). Tour lasts for 1,5-2 hours.
Cost: $25 per person (transportation included).
All guides work as a team (as soon as one spots an animal, they inform all other groups and groups...More
We were picked up in a minibus at Rainbow Valley Lodge who had booked the tour for us and during our journey to the refuge the driver spotted a sloth in a tree which we caught a quick glimpse of before a young oriental couple...More
We really enjoyed this. As others have indicated, group sizes are small and guides communicate with each other so key sightings don't go unseen. We saw a sloth, 3 green pit vipers, 4 tarantulas, a large caterpillar, a scorpion, a "sleeping" hummingbird, howler monkeys, blue...More
This was a highlight of our stay in Monteverde. Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable, humorous, and shared a lot information about each animal we found. The group size was small (2 families) and each person was given the time needed to see the creatures found....More
We set of with guide Mauricio to find the species of the night in Monteverde. Knowing full well how difficult it can be in the African bush to find animals during the day and even worse at night, we didn't know how much we could...More
We loved our nature hike at this refuge. Our guide was extremely helpful in finding many species of birds, some howler monkeys, tarantula, and he was very knowledgeable about them as well. The plant life is amazing—ferns, bromeliads, mosses, wild avocado trees, etc. It’s typically...More