Ponderosa Adventure Park, Liberia

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Experience close encounters with tropical and exotic animals at Ponderosa Adventure Park. Unlike some other zoos in Latin America, the facilities here prioritize the health and happiness of the animals, who live in open, free-roaming conditions. Resident critters include emus, Iberian mountain goats, gnus, giraffes, ostriches, and zebras. Younger visitors will be delighted with the opportunity to pet some of these creatures. Opt for a guided tour of the park and see the onsite waterfall. Unless you know the city of Liberia very well, take a taxi to the attraction, as the roads to the zoo are difficult to navigate for those new to the area. Plan to visit Ponderosa Adventure Park and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Liberia attractions using our Liberia online trip itinerary builder .
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  • It is a great day, with activities to choose thank. Arrive early to take advantage of the day of truth. Food very good and in great quantity, perfect for an intense day.
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  • We found this place on a whim, I do recommend you plan in advance. We took the animal tour and did some zip lining. It was a good time. The staff is what makes this place. They are very personable and...  more »
  • I could share with my daughters an excellent adventure. The day was very hot and there was a man selling water pipe on the outskirts. That I really liked
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  • Awesome experience!! Loved everything, even the food was good bout $8 for lunch and it's buffet style and it includes dressert. (not a lot on the menu tho)! Giraffes, Zebras loved them all❤ make sure you buy at least 2 bags of carrot at the reception. The bathrooms are pretty clean and there are shower rooms and small lockers for your bags (for free). Besides the day there are other things to do, canopy, kayak, waterfalls (one where you can bathe and the other one where you can only take pictures), horseback riding. It's totally worth the price.
  • We were in Liberia a day early to fly out home and I googled things to do in Liberia and this park came up. My first thought was that I really didn't want to go to "a zoo"! I read a ladies review that said if you like animals at all you need to go to this park. So at random the four of adults went. I have to say that it was the HIGHLIGHT of my entire time in Costa Rica. We had so much fun and fell in love withALL of the animals. Let me give you two pieces of advice, by loads of carrots and sit nearer the back of the tram and save tons of carrots for the giraffes. We brought the entire photo package because there were so many great shots. My parents who have been on a real safari were jealous of our pictures. I want to go back to Costa Rica just for that park.
  • Great guides, lots of interaction with the animals, beautiful place
  • Very long wait for lunch
  • A very nice place with a family atmosphere. Detail, the prices are a little high for the quality of the tour, as they are nothing impressive or out of normal.
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