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Ecocentro Danaus: Tours & Tickets

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Small, private non-profit natural reserve dedicated to the preservation of Costa Rican biodiversity and forest regeneration that is open for tours. Around the facility, you will find sloths (both two and three-toed), a diverse bird population...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Today we joined the night tour with tour guide Melvin. Coincidentally we were the only ones so it became a private tour. Melvin knew a lot about all the animals and also was an amazing photographer. We really enjoyed this tour! Saw multiple frogs, sloths,...More

Thank Debmartina
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We attended Nov 2019. We booked the private tour and it was definitely worth it. We saw lots of wildlife that there’s no way we would have seen without the guides assistance (sloths are hard to spot because they are up high and blend in...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank laahodgson
Ecocentro Danau... R, General Manager at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Laura thanks a lot for visiting our reserve. our guide Paz, he enjoyed a lot your visit and wishes you a great trip in CR. hopefully we can see us again ! saludos!

Reviewed 3 days ago

We stumbled on Danaus and were pleasantly surprised by how good the guided tour was with Joe. We were able to see sloths, even a mum with a baby, caymans, birds, lizards and many other things. Joe, our guide was very knowledgeable. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Lesley H
Ecocentro Danau... R, General Manager at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Joe is a very good guide. He has such a knowledge and love for what he does. We are sure you felt his passion. And we would have liked to obtain your 5 stars rate! 😉

Reviewed 1 week ago

The reserve, the tour and our guide Elias were great! It was an amazing experience - we learned a lot! Thanks for that! BTW: It's not a typical touristic business - it's a serious organisation working hard to preserve Costa Ricas flora and fauna and...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Miri_am_1220
Ecocentro Danau... R, General Manager at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks a lot for stopping by . It was very nice to have guided you . Elías

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I attended a tour with Elias. We booked through anywhere.com which caused a little confusion but we emailed ecocentro directly and they cleared it right up. Elias was phenomenal. Very kind and engaging. You can tell his passion for the work he...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Mary S
Ecocentro Danau... R, General Manager at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks a lot Mary for the visit! i had a great time while walking you around our reserve. i am happy about you and the good time spent with us! greetings Elías

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I purchased this tour in hopes of seeing a sloth. Mission accomplished! Our tour guide was Elias, and he was awesome! I learned very quickly that in order to see and notice wildlife (for the most part) in Costa Rica you absolutely...More

Thank Cielito07
Ecocentro Danau... R, General Manager at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks a lot for writing us such great comment! we definately enjoyed your visit ! pura vida Elias

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Paz was our guide and was very knowledgeable. We were able to see frogs, leaf-cutter ants, a sleeping sloth, a toucan, caymans, butterflies, lizards and many birds and insects in just a 2 hour tour. It’s a little forest in the middle of fields but...More

Thank C778TFclaudiap
Ecocentro Danau... R, General Manager at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks a lot for you nice words. We highly appreciated your visit! Elias

Reviewed 12 October 2019 via mobile

Elias is extremely knowledgeable about all what can be seen in this small magnificent reserve from frogs to sloths. We have our phones full of nice memories !

Thank gran066
Ecocentro Danau... R, General Manager at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2019

thanks a lot for the visit! i highlky enjoyed your company! elias

Reviewed 9 October 2019

Although very small this unique private reserve offers plenty of opportunities to see wildlife that is living there or just passing through. Pas our pleasant guide gave us lots of interesting detailed information on the birds and animals we saw. I would go again to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Sylvia O
Ecocentro Danau... R, General Manager at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2019

Thanks a lot Sylvia. Tour visit and comments help us become better at conserving nature and services.

Reviewed 7 October 2019

We were fortunate enough to be guided by Elias on our tour. He was friendly, knowledgeable and helped us get amazing photos through his scope on our phone. The kids had so much fun and learned so much! We saw more than one sloth, turtles,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Laila H
Ecocentro Danau... R, General Manager at Ecocentro Danaus, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2019

Thanks a lot Laila. It was ver nice to had met you. Enjoyed a lot your company at the tour. Greetings Elias

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no-noise-4
16 August 2019|
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you can book privately or join regular tour group with some more people. book through here tripadvisor
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Website is down! Book through Facebook. Or email them!
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or phone call 24797019
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