Wildlife From Up Close
Visitors of Herpetarium Adventures can admire more than 30 species of reptiles and amphibians such us native frogs, toad, snakes and more, all in naturally simulated terrariums. This natural museum is conveniently located in Monteverde downtown, easy for everyone to visit. A bilingual guide accompanies visitors during each tour and teaches them about the wildlife, history, habitat, and unique characteristics of the species that are found throughout Costa Rica. Some of the species you’ll find here are the colorful poison arrow frog, Jesus Christ lizard, boas, snapping turtles, tarantulas, basilisk, hourglass frog, and the famous red-eyed tree frog. The Herpetarium is the ideal place to learn about Costa Rica’s wildlife and admire its local species from up close.
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Herpetarium Adventures Information
Anytime from 10:00am until 7:00pmRestrictions
- No flash photography is permitted, since it may alter some species behavior.
- Child rates apply from ages 5 to 12.
- Visit during daytime and at night to spot the difference between animal behaviors.
- Keeping a silent profile will keep species relaxed and will probably expose themselves.