Trip Planner: Central America / Costa Rica / Province of Limon / Puerto Viejo de Talamanca / Jaguar Rescue Center
Providing animal encounters with a focus on conservation, Jaguar Rescue Center works primarily with mistreated, orphaned, injured, and confiscated wildlife native to Costa Rica. Once rehabilitated, the center's proteges return to their natural habitats, located in protected areas that serve as a safe haven for endangered and rare species. Run by local zoologists, the center raises awareness about the importance of conservation and allows you to interact with many of its animals, which include numerous species of amphibians, birds, reptiles, and mammals. Check the website for more information about guided tours, volunteering, and internships. Work out when and for how long to visit Jaguar Rescue Center and other Puerto Viejo de Talamanca attractions using our handy Puerto Viejo de Talamanca online trip maker .
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Our tour guide Nerea was amazing! Her knowledge and love for these animals was very apparent! What these volunteers do for these animals is very admirable. Yes, staffed by volunteers! The tour isn't t... more »
Le personnel du Jaguar Rescue Center est vraiment admirable. Les animaux receuillis n'ont pas eu une vie facile. Les bénévoles sont là pour leur offrir des soins et plein d'amour. Ils y mettent tout l... more »The Jaguar Rescue Center staff is truly admirable. The animals collected did not have an easy life. The volunteers are there to offer them care and full of love. They put their hearts in it. We are not ready to forget those few hours spent there, which marked our trip to Costa Rica.
Wow what a great experience! Truly passionate volunteers and so much knowledge. Our guide had great stories and was very personable!!! We fought the hard battle on how to decide between baby sloths or baby monkeys being the cutest..... sloths won!!! Make sure this is on your itinerary if you visit the Caribbean side of Costa Rica. Don't feel like you need to book this through a tour company, take the bus and enjoy the day! Great "local" beach across the street that is a hidden gem!!!
Wonderful place to visit animals from up close. What you see depends what animals were brought in, but for sure you will see some absolutely adorable sloths! The guides are full of knowledge and interesting stories. Since 100% of the entry fee ($20) goes toward care of the animals, the guides are unpaid. Tips for them are not required, but appreciated. Worth it!
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