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Wildlife Rescue Center & Cahuita National Park
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Begin with a scenic motor coach ride from the port to the Tree of Life Wildlife Rescue Center where you can see animals like baby sloths, monkeys, coatis, kinkajous, deer and peccaries. The Tree of Life Rescue Center is a non-profit organization that devotes its efforts to provide a safe haven to animals that need refuge from loss of habitat, accidents and pet trade or hunting.
Many of these animals can be nursed back to a healthy condition and released back into their natural habitat. You’ll see many rainforest animals up close and learn how they came to be part of the rescue efforts. The animal population is always evolving due to the release program.
You’ll also learn about the cacao that is processed inside the rescue center premises and see how it is processed into chocolate. Explore nature trails of the Cahuita National Park with your guide. Enjoy refreshments and a tropical fruit buffet.
Need to Know:
Note: Guests must be at least 8 years of age and of good physical condition for walking and standing. This excursion involves walking over uneven terrain and climbing of steps. This tour is not for guests with disabilities, back, neck or shoulder problems, heart condition, prone to seizures or vertigo or pregnant women. Bring raingear, insect repellent, a camera and wear comfortable clothing and shoes.
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Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
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