Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica, Cahuita

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At Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica, learn about sloths and take a guided canoe ride of their rainforest habitat. Tours are well-suited to families and the general maximum group size of 20 ensures a more personal experience. If you do have a group larger than this, reserve in advance; otherwise, there an advanced booking is not necessary. Just arrive at least 15 minutes before the top of the hour to register. Our Cahuita trip itinerary maker website makes visiting Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica and other Cahuita attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Really informative tour to see the saved sloths and to learn about their biology and natural history. Canoe ride to see other wildlife. Great experience for wildlife enthusiasts! They have a B&B too w...  more »
  • Tours are expensive but definitely worth it - and you're supporting a great cause! The staff are all super nice, really knowledgeable, and passionate about helping these animals. During the tour you m...  more »
  • Visited in the morning, first up was the tour of the resident sloths, those that can't be returned to the wild due to injury or being orphaned too early, these are used to help educate locals and visi...  more »
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  • They are doing really great work at this sanctuary and while it was an enjoyable trip and I would encourage you to go the tour guide we had was a bit too into analogies to other animals rather than taking about the sloths and easily strayed off topic entirely. He was however personable and fun. I just like my facts served straight up Attenborough style.
  • Heard so many bad stories of locals about this place, did not want to contribute to a sacruary where they put sloths in cages. Please also read the article in the Independent about this Sloth Sanctuary. In Chauita national park we saw 13 sloths and many more animals in a single walk with a tour guide. Would strongly recommend to do this and see the animals in their real environment.
  • Great experience and learning opportunity. The peaceful boat ride is a bonus with chances to view monkeys, sloths, and other animals.
  • This place is just awful. A few "happy" sloths out front and so many cooped up ones in the back. Truly a place where sloths go to die in agony
  • Was a fun trip, and then when I left my phone in the Taxi, they found it for me and brought it back to me in Cauhita, and didn't want payment - Honesty and Integrity.

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