Serpentario, Monteverde

3.2
#12 of 20 in Parks in Monteverde
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. By using our Monteverde online trip itinerary maker , you can arrange your visit to Serpentario and other attractions in Monteverde.
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  • Visit the Serpentario in Santa Elena m.M. should not miss if you are in this area. You can see the very venomous snakes in Costa Rica in the wilderness (which is also good ;-)), but it's nice that you can admire them behind glass. Admission is not exactly cheap, but you can watch interesting videos and you can come back with the card at a later date (until 20: 00), to see the nocturnal animals. We were there a total of three times and the super nice staff told us also some interesting.
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  • We are on a rainy afternoon here. I had expected more, you get a flashlight looking for frogs and snakes. They sit in small pens. It's very small and you walk pretty fast through it. I find it not worth $15. Nice to see the animals up close, especially the frogs I found fun. You may come back later with the same ticket, we went back in the evening. We then have more animals, but very many layers or were still in the same spot.
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  • For someone who has a deep dislike of snakes this was a fascinating hour! We arrived at 18.00, were provided with a torch and took ourselves around the glass cases. It was great fun trying to find the...  more »

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