Amazon Rescue Center, Iquitos

4.4
Must see · Nature / Park · Wildlife Area
A refuge for creatures of all shapes and sizes, Amazon Rescue Center lets you get up close and personal with some of the Amazon's most famous and endangered animals. See manatees, turtles, otters and many more at this well-maintained and important facility, where you can learn about the dangers that face the animals in the wild. Watch the animals interact with each other in purpose-built enclosures, designed to provide insight into their behavior as they are fed, washed, and cared for. A place of education and entertainment, the center employs passionate guides committed to the cause of protecting these creatures and preparing them for reintroduction into the wild. Add Amazon Rescue Center to your Iquitos travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Iquitos trip planner.
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  • We stopped in here at the end of our Amazon Discovery Tour. The highlight was the rescued manatee’s which will soon be returned to the wild. There were also several species of monkeys which we had...  more »
  • At the centre they indeed do a great job. from rescuing and rehabilitating hurt animals to educating people. Worth a visit. If you can donate, its for a noble cause. Dont expect to interact with the.....  more »
  • Quick tour of the premises. The guide was in training, so we had another guide supervising. Neither were very nice nor accommodating with questions. The animals are kept in small cages, but I guess...  more »

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