Ecocentro Danaus, La Fortuna de San Carlos

Tour the private bio-reserve of Ecocentro Danaus. Just outside La Fortuna, the eco-center is made up of 3 ha (7.4 acres) of Costa Rican rainforest. Choose from a couple of tours, including a night walking trip through the forest, or explore the reserve by yourself. The well-marked trails provide a great opportunity for birdwatching and spotting animals, as the forest is inhabited by three-toed sloths, coatis, and more than 150 avian species. Along the way you can enjoy the lush vegetation and colorful flowers, while after the tour you can visit the herbal garden, butterfly sanctuary, and the ranarium, which houses poison dart frogs. Add Ecocentro Danaus and other attractions to your La Fortuna de San Carlos trip itinerary using our La Fortuna de San Carlos route maker tool .
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  • The guide, Elías, was very knowledgeable, informed, and very good at spotting animals all over the reserve. He was also very friendly and had a warm and welcoming personality! However, I found that he...  more »
  • Together with the guide, Melvin, we took a tour of this beautiful reserve and every minute was an exciting experience, full of animals, flowers and lots of nature. Melvin was patient in explaining everything about the species we saw and answering all our questions. Super recommended!!! It's actually worth making this visit!
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  • Went here today with my wife and children and had a great time. Paid the extra for a guided tour and it was well worth it. Elias was our guide and did a great job...saw a sloth, frogs, herons, caymans, a big boa...it was great. Don't think we'd have seen much on our own.Would definitely recommend!!
  • Our tour guide was great. He was easy to understand and willing to take his time. He carried around a monocular on a tripod and showed us different animals with it. We saw 2 sloths, a toucan, and plenty of other animals which the guide pointed out. We would have never seen them without him.
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