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Rescate Wildlife guided tour with lunch

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Animal experience hosted by Amy

2.5 hours
Includes food, drinks
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English, Spanish

What you'll do

Rescate Wildlife Rescue Center and the lifetime care sanctuary is situated on 36 acres of natural forest in La Garita Alajuela, just 15 minutes from Juan Santamaría International Airport. Rescate Wildlife Rescue Center rescues over 3,000 wild animals every year. Roughly 2% of the animals we receive cannot be released back into the wild because they have been too badly injured, or they have been kept as pets and are too used to humans. These animals are provided with lifetime care in Rescate Wildlife Rescue Center’s Lifetime Care Sanctuary. Here the sanctuary residents live in highly naturalized habitats nestled amongst thirteen acres of lush, tropical botanical gardens.

There are over 800 wild animals (125 species), living in the Lifetime Care Sanctuary including, sloths, jaguars, tapirs, pumas, coyotes, and monkeys as well as a wide variety of birds, small mammals, reptiles. Also within the wildlife sanctuary is an exotic animal sanctuary where you can see ostriches, emus, peacocks, colorful pheasants, and many species of exotic birds. Your visit to Rescate Wildlife Rescue Center not only helps support all of the sanctuary animals but also the wild animals that they rescue and return to their rightful place in the wild.

This is an amazing educational experience for anyone in love with nature!
Other things to note
Rescate wildlife is an establish rescue centre, establish over 30 years ago. It is a safe place for your everyone to be able to experience and learn about the Costa Rican Flora and Fauna. Safety for our guest and our animals is our number one priority.
Rescate Wildlife Rescue Center and the lifetime care sanctuary is situated on 36 acres of natural forest in La Garita Alajuela, just 15 minutes from Juan Santamaría International Airport. Rescate Wildlife Rescue Center rescues over 3,000 wild animals every year. Roughly 2% of the animals we receive cannot be released back into the wild because they have been too badly injured, or they have been kept as pets and are too used to humans. These anim…

Amy's commitment to safety

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What's included

  • Food
    You will enjoy a typical Costa Rican lunch a Casado. This comprises of whit...
  • Drinks
    Juice and water will be provided with your meal. Other beverages available...
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Sun, Jan 17
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Mon, Jan 18
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Tue, Jan 19
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
$39 per person
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Meet your host, Amy

Host on Airbnb since 2020
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I am originally from Calgary Canada, and I have been living in Costa Rica for over 12 years. I have had the privilege to travel the country extensively, and see first hand the needs of Rescate Wildlife. I came to this project as a consumer with my family and friends (amazing place for kids!) and then as a volunteer. I truly believe in their mission to help the Costa Rican wildlife, as well as provide an amazing place for any animals that can not be rehabilitated into their natural habitat.
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Diverse animals

Meet over 300 kinds of animals, from alpacas to zebras.

Where you'll be

This tour gives you an educational experience like no other! You will be greeted at the entrance by your fully bilingual guide (England and Spanish), who will guide you through the lifetime sanctuary. You will learn the personal stories of the animals who can not return back into the wild and about our release and rehabilitation programs, while you stroll through the botanical gardens. Then top it off with a delicious typical Costa Rican lunch.

2 reviews

Jeff
November 2020
Amy was a fantastic guide for the rescue center. It was great to hear the stories behind the animals that were there. She was able to answer all of our questions and even gave a few suggestions on what else to do in Costa Rica.
Cortez
November 2020
Fun tour with lots of knowledge and good food at the end. Amy was very knowledgeable and friendly.

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

What to bring

Rain protection depending on the season, this is an outside tour (Optional)

Sunscreen (Optional)