Puerto Viejo, Limón
4.5 Hours
English, Spanish
All Year Availability

A combination of a world-renowned animal rescue center and one of the best beaches in the Caribbean side of Costa Rica. You will be picked up from your hotel and transported to the Jaguar Rescue Center. This nature reserve rescues and rehabilitates a variety of mistreated, injured and confiscated animals which are then reintroduced into their natural habitat in protected areas throughout the country. Learn about some of the amazing work this wildlife reserve has done over the past 15 years and meet some of the permanent and temporary residents of this facility. This is also one of the few places where you will have direct contact with a variety of  native animals including monkeys, wild cats, sloths, raccoons, anteaters, macaws, reptiles, and more. You’ll also be pleased to know that part of the proceeds of this tour contributes directly to the operation of the facility.

After spending some time at the Jaguar Rescue Center, your professional guide will take you on a hike through the jungles to Punta Uva’s sightseeing point. This will allow you to really get in-touch with nature while also enjoying the warm waters and golden sand of the Caribbean. After a swim and/or a moments relaxation on the beach, your guide will transport you back to your accommodation where your tour will conclude. This is a not to be missed experience!

Round trip pick up and drop offs are available from your accommodation Puerto Viejo and the surrounding areas at no additional fee. Please advise your accommodation upon booking this tour.

Pick up instructions will be arranged by our reservation team.

WEAR Bathing suit, additional clothing, sandals or comfortable shoes, towel, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, camera, a little cash for beverages at the Jaguar Rescue Center and rain jacket if forecast for rain. Currently, facemasks are mandatory on all transport.
Return Transport Professional, local guide
Entrance fees Light fruit snack and bottled water
Tour guide and volunteer’s gratuity (optional)

Each tour has a maximum number of 12 travellers. Private tours for groups are available on request – please use the contact form on our contact page to request a quote. Tour is subject to minimum numbers (2 people) – if numbers are not met, then you will be put on stand by until we can confirm or offered an alternative day of travel.



Depart from your accommodation to the Jaguar Rescue Center, located not far away from downtown Puerto Viejo. Your guide will offer their commentary of the area and the animals you will see.


Join a guided tour of the Jaguar Rescue Center with direct contact of monkeys, wild cats, sloths, raccoons, anteaters, macaws, reptiles, and more. This maybe a rare opportunity to get so close to some Costa Rica’s most famous animals. Much of the proceeds of this tour will go towards the running costs of this excellent animal rehabilitation centre.


After spending some time at the rescue center, your guide will embark with you on a hike to the stunning, paradise beach of Punta Uva located only several kilometers from the rescue centre. Your guide will be sure to point out any flora and fauna you make encounter along the way.


Arrive at Punta Uva for some fun in the the sun! Experience the warm waters of the Caribbean or simply take this time to relax, sunbathe, explore, or play.


Return to your vehicle, where you will be transported back to your accommodation and the tour will conclude.
Jaguar Rescue Center
Jaguar Rescue Center Visitors Center
Jaguar Rescue Center
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Punta Uva Beach
Punta Uva Beach Hike

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