Learn about some of nature's most misunderstood creatures at The Bat Jungle. The animal research and observation facility seeks to dispel some of the common misconceptions regarding the winged beasts by teaching about the diversity of bat species, their habitats, their behavior, and the importance they have in many cultures. From behind a glass screen, watch 40 live bats of seven different species flying around a large enclosure, designed to look just like a cloud forest at nighttime. Listen to the ultrasonic echolocation calls and social calls of the bats as they fly around, with the usually undetectable sounds translated through a special receiver. For The Bat Jungle and beyond, use our Monteverde trip planner to get the most from your Monteverde vacation.
The Bat Jungle Reviews
want to now about bats? this is the place.. again kudos to the staff and their love of bats which truly makes this a great place to vists more »
This is a relatively short experience, but definitely worth it if you like bats. There is a small info session, and then you go into a dark room with bats (behind a glass, so they don't fly into your ... more »
Passionate Staff and Cool Experience! I had never seen bats so up close or learned so much about them. The staff are true experts on the indigenous bats, and I had a fun and eye-opening experience here. Check it out!
Brilliant museum - learned so much about bats and got to spend a long time with the bats. (Who knew Bats were so cute!!) Tour Operator was brilliant - and was able to give us a private tour even though there wasn't one scheduled at that time. Definitely check out the cafe while you are here - the food and coffee are top notch!
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