Simon Bolivar Parque Zoologico y Jardin Botanico Nacional, San Jose

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Discover an array of local creatures as you go exploring through Simon Bolivar Parque Zoologico y Jardin Botanico Nacional. At the zoo, which is surrounded by dense green bush, find over 60 species of animals living in enclosed spaces. Hiking paths lead through the area and take you past local animal and plant life. Find toucans, crocodiles, a lion, monkeys, an anteater, and many more exotic animals. Though some of the animals live in small enclosures, the administration currently aims to renovate the animals' enclosures. Add Simon Bolivar Parque Zoologico y Jardin Botanico Nacional to your San Jose travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our San Jose trip itinerary builder site .
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  • Some people understandably don't like zoos out of principle, which I get. This is a small zoo and the animals seem well kept and have decent space. It's also educational and they go to lengths to expl...  more »
  • 2900 colones for one adult. Approximately $5.00 USD Fantastic Zoo. All Natural Habitat, and the Tropical Birds are Awesome. The actual zoo its self is reminiscent of the rain forest. Definitely worth ...  more »
  • We had long without visiting it and it was a pleasant surprise to see that it is renewed, it is a nice tour for adults and children. We visited with children and one older adult and it had a super time.
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