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Monkey Park

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Portegolpe | Contiguo al Rancho Cartagena, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
+506 2653 8032
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Monkey business ain’t easy

These folks do amazing and great work with the care, habitats and the rescue/ rehabilitation of all... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Zachary Y
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Awesome experience! Don't miss the Monkey Park!

My husband and I chose to go to the Monkey Park because we (of course) wanted to see monkeys and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
badkittyj
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Minneapolis, MN
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animal rescue and refuge
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Portegolpe | Contiguo al Rancho Cartagena, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

These folks do amazing and great work with the care, habitats and the rescue/ rehabilitation of all these animals. So much more than just monkeys. Definitely worth seeing and everyone in our group found something they really loved to see. I can’t imagine anyone of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I chose to go to the Monkey Park because we (of course) wanted to see monkeys and Costa Rica's wildlife, but also the mission on the Monkey Park was compelling (rehab and release). We could not have imagined a better experience, we...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

We were totally impressed by the dedication and the knowledge of the volunteers at this animal protection park. We saw many different species and learned each ones story, as well as all kinds of really important info about the ecological systems and the challenges they...More

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Nancy G, Gerente at Monkey Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Thank you so much for your visit and support!!!

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

Multigenerational family group enjoyed insightful tour by gracious bilingual volunteer. This nonprofit, volunteer-run facility cares for a range of animals displaced by forest fires or abandoned by owners unable care for wild animals who made poor pets. Animals well cared for. Not a showy commercial...More

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Nancy G, Gerente at Monkey Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Thank you, we enjoyed a lot your visit and tour...

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

A wonderful facility assisting in protecting/assisting Monkeys. So many beautiful monkeys have suffered electrical shock, death on the power lines....mothers electrocuted leaving their babies to fall down and hopefully be rescued. Donations are gratefully accepted and may help save a monkey.

Thank Constance H
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Nancy G, Gerente at Monkey Park, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Thank you so much!!! we are glad you visited us.

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Refugee for sick, rescued animals where they will try to re-incorporate them to their natural habitat & if not possible they will stay here, so of course it’s a basic place where one can admire some animals & wish they will be well in the...More

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Nancy G, Gerente at Monkey Park, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Thank you for your visit!!!

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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

This great park is just off the main road. Great to see the good work this nonprofit organization does to help animals. Not a zoo with tons of exhibits, but a small collection of rescued animals to view. $15 per person entrance fee is for...More

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Nancy G, Gerente at Monkey Park, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Thank you for your visit, we appreciate it!

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend a visit to monkey park If you are staying around Tamarindo. This animal sanctuary is almost entirely volunteer staffed and is focused on rehabilitation of the animals it receives. The animals you can view are the ones that have to live permanently...More

Thank Sophia S
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Nancy G, Gerente at Monkey Park, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Thank you! we appreciate your support...

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Girls week in Playa Flamingo. We decided to take a break from the beach. We arrived at 9 am when all of the animals were active in the cooler morning. Nancy our guide was very knowledgeable and gave us as much time as we needed...More

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Nancy G, Gerente at Monkey Park, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Thank you girls!!!! we had a great time

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We took a collectivo here from Tamarindo. The Monkey Park is not very big but the tour was great and gave many insights into the work at the sanctuary. They only have animals that wouldn’t survive in the wild. All other animals will be rehabilitated...More

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Nancy G, Gerente at Monkey Park, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

So glad for your visit, thank you so much!

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sarahlyn5052017
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Response from Nancy G | Property representative |
Hello, it takes 20 minutes from tamarindo to Monkey Park
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Response from JezandStacy | Reviewed this property |
There are no sloths in Guanacaste (wrong type of trees for their diets) and for this reason the centre does not take in sloths.
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