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Monteverde Frog Pond

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Santa Elena, Costa Rica
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Frog pond and butterflies

Lots of butterflies frogs and a couple of monkeys. Plenty to see and a gift shop as well. Best to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
William S
via mobile
An interesting visit

You need a guide to point out the frogs - some as big as your fingernail! Intersting visit some of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Clive L
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Meppershall, United Kingdom
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“after dark” (8 reviews)
“guided tour” (19 reviews)
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"different species"
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"flash light"
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"kids and adults"
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"rainy evening"
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"costa rica"
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"great activity"
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"red eyes"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of butterflies frogs and a couple of monkeys. Plenty to see and a gift shop as well. Best to see in morning or night with the sun out. One ticket does night one day and morning the next day. A guide will take you...More

Thank William S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You need a guide to point out the frogs - some as big as your fingernail! Intersting visit some of the frogs were not very cooperative in showing themselves!

Thank Clive L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hadn't hear about this place but got there 'cos one of the guides was a friend of a friend. José took me through the various species of frogs and butterflies and it was awesome to see his enthusiasm about it. His knowledge was topped...More

Thank Pedro D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stop by the pond around 7pm, they have a guide with flash light provide. The young guide is ok and just tell us what is the name of the frog and where they are from by pointing out the picture from the window. He...More

Thank muiyin
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go with one of the guides if you can. The little critters are sometimes hard to spot and the experts know just where to look. Better to visit in the PM when the frogs are more active.

Thank coffeeguycr
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only visited the frogs but there are also butterflies (separate entrance fee). We paid $13.50 each to see the frogs in natural looking habitats laid out with plants, rocks and water features.The entrance ticket allows you to go back after dark and see the...More

Thank SCL669
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

We spent an enjoyable hour taking an interesting and educational guided tour with Alejandro in the afternoon and then came back in the evening to revisit it on our own. A free return entry is included with your ticket, which is advisable, since the frogs...More

Thank HappyInBlueJeans
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Guide was super helpful. He was able to explain and show us all the frogs in each of the places. enjoyed the experience overall.

Thank Dinesh N
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Who knew that visiting a place dedicated to frogs could be so much fun and so interesting!? We went in the evening and saw all the famous Costa Rican frogs - some of whom were in the middle of changing colours from their day time...More

Thank snegurochka
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

It was a bit tough because we couldn't return at night so weren't able to see most of the frogs awake (and I imagine this would be tough for most travelers, to go twice). The butterfly garden was a bit disappointing and we were disconcerted...More

Thank Lauren R
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258pinecone
30 January 2015|
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Response from beats21 | Reviewed this property |
Most of the glass screens are filthy, not good for photos and you need something to stand on for most of them - give it a wide berth, not worth it
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