Proyecto Asis, La Fortuna de San Carlos

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#1 of 19 in Wildlife Areas in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Tour or participate in the conservation efforts at Proyecto Asis, a wildlife shelter and education center. Daily visits provide insight into the work necessary to nurture wounded and abandoned animals before they are reintroduced into the wild. You can make a significant contribution if you volunteer, getting up close and personal with the animals as you help make toys for them, build new enclosures, and help prepare their food. Call or check the website in advance, as prior reservations are required before visiting. Put Proyecto Asis into our La Fortuna de San Carlos holiday planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • We took the volunteer tour. Carlos, our guide, was informative and passionate about the animals. Wonderful experience.  more »
  • This is an animal shelter were they pick up hurt wild animals and try to nurture them back into shape and then release them back to nature if they can, or keep them there and treat them if they can't ...  more »
  • Carlos was our guide and he was excellent. You can tell he truly cares about the animals and their protection. Everyone in the family enjoyed his personality and we highly recommend taking this tour. ...  more »
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  • Really excellent couple of hours learning about the animals, and an excellent cause with all profits going back to the project. The guides were amazing and really cared.
  • We did the tour/volunteer option and enjoyed every bit of it. Carlos was our guide and was very passionate and knowledgeable about the animals. Would definitely recommend this place, its for a good cause!
  • Fantastic day, did the the half day volunteering . Got to help feed the animals and hold the monkeys hands. Carlos are guide was amazing and you could feel the passion he had for the animals and his job. I would highly recommend.
  • I got to see monkeys and shake hands with it!!! How cool is that! Also, I like this place because they help rehabilitate the animals and get them back in the forest.
  • Great experience. Lots of lessons of blackmarket, nature and transitioning animals back to the wild. Very informative. A lil pricey