Proyecto Asis, 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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  • August 15, 2017
    Proyecto Asis was definitely one of the highlights of our trip!! My kids (7 and 9) raved about it. We volunteered for a half day, which means we started out with a tour where we met many of the animal...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    We did the 1/2 day tour and volunteer package. I HIGHLY recommend paying the extra for the volunteer part. It is SO FUN! We had our tour with Andres and he was so enthusiastic and engaging. You learn ...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    On the recommendation of many other reviewers on Trip Advisors, we booked a half day volunteer program at Proyecto Asis. It was an amazing experience! This center is doing inspiring work by taking ani...  more »
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  • July 5, 2017
    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.
  • May 13, 2017
    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!
  • March 21, 2017
    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.
  • March 2, 2017
    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.
  • March 11, 2017
    Great experience. Lots of lessons of blackmarket, nature and transitioning animals back to the wild. Very informative. A lil pricey

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