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Serpentario, Monteverde

(3.3/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Observe a large variety of reptiles up close at Serpentario, which specializes in serpents. The zoo features 32 terrariums and a giant hexagonal marine aquarium. The exhibit displays Costa Rica's poisonous snakes, including the only marine snake found on the American Pacific coast. Other animals housed in the zoo include frogs, lizards, turtles, and spiders. To visit Serpentario and get the most from your holiday in Monteverde, create itinerary details personal to you using our Monteverde vacation route planner.
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  • The Serpentario is a very interesting live snake and frog exhibit, but it only takes about 30 minutes to see everything, really well. The cost for an adult and 3 teens was $51, but the ticket was good...  more »
  • It's a small building full of snakes and spiders. It was worth strolling through, but seemed pretty expensive for what you actually got to do. It took us about 45 minutes to enjoy it.  more »
  • For the price of admission ($15US) you get a daytime visit and a nighttime visit (to better see both diurnal & nocturnal creatures in action, although being reptiles some of the snakes seem to sleep 2...  more »