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Neo Fauna

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Features Animals
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Address: Jaco, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
506 44856322

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We came here to visit and had a lot of fun! We got to see a lot of nature and the kids loved it! Staff was nice too!

Reviewed 4 days ago
Shirlene J
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came here to visit and had a lot of fun! We got to see a lot of nature and the kids loved it! Staff was nice too!

1 Thank Shirlene J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide was very knowledgeable. A great way to see local fauna and learn a bit about them. Only took a little over an hour for $25. A must do if you are in Jaco and need a short break.

1 Thank kzakowski
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Took my teenage daughter here and we loved it. There was so much to see and the guy who took us around was very knowledgable. Highly recommend it for anyone interested in animals. My favourite was holding a baby parrot

1 Thank Fran707
Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Made a quick trip to this spot with our two teenagers during our stay at Jaco. Tour guide Frasier (and part-owner) showed his love for nature and his entrepreneurial spirit in a dedicated hour visit. My boys had a million questions - he engaged them with knowledge and humour. I applaud locals who start their own businesses that prove to... More 

1 Thank Taryn T
regina,sk., canada
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

What an amazing place to visit. They are releasing frogs and butterflies into the wild for conservation purposes. It is mot an animal rescue centre although they have some Macaws that were pets. Unfortunately due to the humans that had them as pets they cannot be released. Really enjoyed the tour beautiful butterflies Blue Morphos Owl and so many other... More 

1 Thank windinyurhair
Atlanta, Georgia
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This was a less than 10-minute drive from our lodging in Jaco. We were practically the only people there. The establishment is small and off the beaten path. We were immediately greeted in the parking area by David, and he explained that he could provide an approximately one-hour long guided, educational tour of the facility for a fairly reasonable price.... More 

1 Thank francie123
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

After visiting Las pumas, this was the 2nd anumal refuge we visited. Like said with the Las Pumas that there is a line between refuge and zoo, the same is here. There were Macaws that can not go back into the wild. But it puzzles me about frogs and snakes for their reason to be in a refuge instead of... More 

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

We stumbled upon Neo Fauna walking the river from Hotel Pumilio. What an amazing find - frogs, butterflies, birds, snakes, turtles... this place had it all, and for only $20 per person. Highly recommended.

1 Thank Matt_UKTX
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a small wildlife rescue centre. They give s very informative your of ; frogs, snakes, butterflies, birds and turtles. They seem to really care .

Thank 786lesleyw
Washington, D.C.
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

Really off the beaten track - even our taxi driver had never been there. The facility is a bit run down but the tour guide was knowledgeable and informative and the modest collection of local flora and fauna was fascinating. It is not a capital-intensive place like other butterfly farms we've visited (e.g. in Aruba); but - it was charming... More 

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