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Arenal, Monteverde, and the Northern Lowlands Sights

Herpetarium Adventures Monteverde

  • Across from Plaza Monteverde Map It
  • Monteverde
  • Zoo/Aquarium

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Operated by Sky Adventures, this herpetarium holds more than 50 species of reptiles and amphibians, such as native frogs, toads, turtles, lizards, and snakes in terrariums. Some of the more impressive species are the colorful poison arrow frog, the Jesus Christ lizard, snapping turtles, tarantulas, and the red-eyed tree frog. Animals are most active around 6 pm. Admission includes guided tours in English or Spanish.

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Across from Plaza Monteverde , Monteverde, 60109, Costa Rica

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  • $13
  • Daily 9–8


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