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Costa Rica Creatures Series: FROGS

Costa Rica Creatures Series: FROGS

As mentioned in an earlier post, Costa Rica Travel Blog is producing a blog series titled “Costa Rica Creatures”. The following article on frogs (and other amphibians) is part of this series. If you are planning a vacation to costa rica and have an interest in frogs, we recommend visiting one or more of the sites mentioned in this post. For additional information, please visit the specific website for each frog site by clicking on the site title below.

Jump to one of our other series posts:

Costa Rica Creatures Series: BUTTERFLIES
Costa Rica Creatures Series: SNAKES
Costa Rica Creatures Series: INSECTS 

Ranario Monteverde
Ranario Monteverde

Monteverde Frog Pond (no website link or photo available)
Location in Costa Rica: Monteverde (Santa Elena)
Operating Hours: 9:00am to 8:30pm
Brief Site Description: Visitors can admire more than 25 species of native frogs, toads and other amphibians living in large, naturally-simulated terrariums.

Selvatura's Herpetarium
Selvatura’s Herpetarium

Selvatura’s Herpetarium
Location in Costa Rica: Monteverde (Santa Elena)
Operating Hours: 7:00am to 5:00pm
Brief Site Description: In our reptile and amphibian exhibition you will find more than 30 species of frogs, lizards, geckos and snakes.

Arenal Natura's Frog Farm
Arenal Natura’s Frog Farm

Arenal Natura Park’s Frog Farm
Location in Costa Rica: Arenal (La Fortuna)
Operating Hours: 8:00am to 5:30pm
Brief Site Description: Here you will discover more than 30 species of diurnal and nocturnal frogs which live in the tropical forests of Costa Rica.

Arenal Eco Zoo's Frog Habitat
Arenal Eco Zoo’s Frog Habitat

Arenal Eco Zoo’s Frog Habitat
Location in Costa Rica: Arenal (El Castillo)
Operating Hours: 8:00am to 7:00pm
Brief Site Description: Offering visitors more than 30 species of frogs.

Frog Habitat at the Butterfly Conservatory
Frog Habitat at the Butterfly Conservatory

Frog Habitat at the Butterfly Conservatory
Location in Costa Rica: Arenal (El Castillo)
Operating Hours: 8:30am to 4:30pm
Brief Site Description: Six large atrium habitats provide representation of the plants, trees, butterflies, and frogs that live within the four micro-climates surrounding Lake Arenal (on-site volunteer program available)

Tirimbina Biological Reserve's Frog Tour
Tirimbina Biological Reserve’s Frog Tour

Tirimbina Biological Reserve’s Frog Tour
Location in Costa Rica: Sarapiqui
Operating Hours: 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Brief Site Description: Our night tour allows you walk through the forest with a trained guide, visiting the preferred habitats of this group of amphibians. Throughout the tour you will learn about the natural history of the different species of frogs you encounter and their interactions with the environment.

Fincas Naturales Wildlife Refuge's Amphibian Aquatic Garden
Fincas Naturales Wildlife Refuge’s Amphibian Aquatic Garden

Fincas Naturales Wildlife Refuge’s Amphibian Aquatic Garden
Location in Costa Rica: Manuel Antonio (Quepos)
Operating Hours: 8:00am to 4:00pm
Brief Site Description: Here you will see and learn about up to 15 different species of amphibians throughout their three stages of metamorphosis.

Parque Reptilandia's Reptile Exhibit
Parque Reptilandia’s Reptile Exhibit

Parque Reptilandia’s Reptile Exhibit 
Location in Costa Rica: Dominical
Operating Hours: 9:00am to 4:30pm
Brief Site Descritpion: 61 outdoor enclosures featuring 60 species of frogs, snakes lizards, turtles, tortoises, and crocodiles.

Hacienda Guachipelin's Serpentarium
Hacienda Guachipelin’s Serpentarium

Hacienda Guachipelin’s Serpentarium
Location in Costa Rica: Rincon de la Vieja
Operating Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Brief Site Description: Our wildlife exhibit has 9 stations with 6 species of frogs that represent the different strata of the Costa Rican forests.

La Paz Waterfall Gardens' Ranarium
La Paz Waterfall Gardens’ Ranarium

La Paz Waterfall Gardens’ Ranarium
Location in Costa Rica: Alajuela (Vara Blanca)
Operating Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Brief Site Description: The best place to see frogs in Costa Rica is our free range ranarium (frog exhibit) where the frogs roam freely throughout our landscaped enclosure.

Neo Fauna's Frog Farm
Neo Fauna’s Frog Farm

Neo Fauna’s Frog Farm
Location in Costa Rica: Jaco
Operating Hours: 10:00am to 6:00pm
Brief Site Description: The butterfly and frog farms are more than 6600 square feet which makes them the largest butterfly farm in the Central Pacific. Some of the frog species that we have include the most colourful and beautiful frogs in the world such as poisonous dart frogs and leaf frogs.

Veragua Rainforest's Frog Habitat
Veragua Rainforest’s Frog Habitat

Veragua Rainforest’s Frog Habitat
Location in Costa Rica: Limon
Operating Hours: 8:00am to 3:00pm
Brief Site Description: Our unforgettably unique frog habitat showcases the numerous amphibian species that live in the Caribbean rainforest.

*Discounts for exhibit tours and entrance fees are available through Pura Vida! eh? Incorporated at: http://www.puravidaeh.ca/

QUESTION TO COMMENT ON: Have you visited a different frog exhibit in Costa Rica? We’d love to hear about it!

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