This center is mainly engaged in animal welfare, environmental education, the process of awareness on illegal wildlife trafficking, research and conservation of wild life. Most species here are brought by the MAE (Ministry of Environment) and the Environmental Police for rehabilitation after having been rescued or confiscated from traffickers or people who threaten their habitats.Those animals can also be transferred to other rescue centers or be released to their habitat.Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Zoorefugio Tarqui by using our Puyo day trip planner.
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Zoorefugio Tarqui Reviews
santiagob896September 7, 2017
Increible!..muy bonito y los animales estan bien cuidados sobre todo!.. Lo que si les recomiendo usar zapatos con labrado para evitar resbalarse, hay una parte del sendero que es muy inclinado y puede... more »Amazing!... very nice and the animals are well cared above all!... What if I recommend wearing shoes with styled to prevent slipping, there is a part of the path that is very inclined and can cause falls, don't go with slippery shoes or flip flops. That's my recommendation, for the rest is interesting!...
Ivan VFebruary 18, 2017
Es un sitio completo, tiene hotel, Restauran, piscina y zoológico de lo que pude observar, nosotros entramos al zoologíco con un guía capacitado nos enseño todos los animales rescatados y un poco de s... more »It is a complete site, hotel, restaurant, swimming pool and Zoo from what I could see, we went to the Zoo with a trained guide has taught us all the rescued animals and a bit of its history site with extensive trails and variety of animals.
CFEIIIFebruary 8, 2017
Spent a couple hours here this week, cats, monkeys, capybaras, tapirs, snakes, birds, quite a selection of critters. Having been to a couple other "rescue" zoos, this one was okay, not as good as othe... more »
Paul GregorioAugust 19, 2016
Sad to see how poorly these animals were treated before being rescued, good to see them doing better now.
Sean CenottoMay 13, 2016
This was one of my favorite parts about visiting Equador. This refuge is full of animals that were kept illegally and have been rescued. They have a number of cats, birds, monkeys, and some unique animals to the region. It only costs a dollar or two for the entrance fee.
Ricardo SerranoMay 20, 2017A very friendly place and excellent service
Leo Rodríguez BadilloMay 15, 2017Unlike zoos, the Zoorefugios aim to contribute to the rescue, conservation and environmental awareness. In that sense the Zoorefugio Tarqui, accomplishes this goal
Stephanie KerriskMay 21, 2017A very fun place
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