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Pierella Ecological Garden

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So much wildlife to see here

We booked a tour and lunch after seeing the great reviews on TripAdvisor and were not disappointed... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Northern California
A great success story & a family passionate about what they gave created.

Crystal & William, along with their boys are very welcoming and proud to show visitors around their... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Maureen C
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It started about 10 years ago as a butterfly farming project for export. Over time it was transforming into an area that offers a diversity of environments allowing for a wide range of niches where there are many species, ceasing to be a simple...more
Cuatro Esquinas, Horquetas 41003, Costa Rica
+506 8560 6504
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We booked a tour and lunch after seeing the great reviews on TripAdvisor and were not disappointed. Crystal was our guide as William could not be there that day. We started off with some birdwatching right after parking our car and were amazed at the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Crystal & William, along with their boys are very welcoming and proud to show visitors around their farm. Not just butterflies, but lots of different frogs, insects, animals and birds have made this place their home. The tour was informative and fun, Crystal is good...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Maureen C
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Having traveled in many countries, there are occasionally experiences that do not live up to expectations. This experience completely exceeded the high hopes I had when setting out in the morning. Seeing animals in an enclosure is NOT what you will find here. This is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

What a testament to faith in one’s capacity to effect positive change. The owner William started with a cow pasture and has built a wonderland, great place

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank tony2906
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Thanks to TripAdvisor we discovered this hidden gem on the edge of the rainforest. It was our first introduction to the Costs Rican flora and fauna, and by the end of our visit an absolute highlight and experience to remember. Owners of Pierella, William &...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Jenny G
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our night walk with Crystal in spite of the rain. Lots of frogs and moths and tiny tiny little white bats. William has created a really beautiful little wildlife haven.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank hazelnutDeal
Reviewed 7 March 2018

We spent most of a day with William and Crystal. Their pride and enthusiasm for their farm, operation, and wildlife is well deserved. They share their beautiful home and all of its unique bounties with their visitors. They took extraordinary care to fully explain everything...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank 168patl
Reviewed 7 March 2018

We spent two weeks on a photo tour of Costa Rica. This was my favorite spot. Great people. William and his wife are special. Wonderful food prepared in an outdoor kitchen right next to the viewing shelter. Such a great variety of animals to photograph...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Ron N
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We went to look at William's White Bats (seemingly resident on the property) but got a bonus nature walk with loads of birds, two other species of bat, and some fantastic frogs

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank BillyK24
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We came back to visit William and family, and were again pleasantly surprised! we saw white bats this time, baby parrots, a couple of sloths, a rare orange wood pecker among many other things. The best part is the hospitality you are shown here. The...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank josephwoolridge
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Brian T
14 October 2017|
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Response from Nordmynade | Reviewed this property |
Yes they were open last April, and we pass a good 4 hours with a guide that make us learn a lot of new thing about nature, super good place to see, we were put in contact by the owner of the Casona Tica Linda +506 2764 5807
Francis S
15 September 2016|
Response from Nordmynade | Reviewed this property |
yes you can take your time and to do what you want