Club Rio Outdoor Center

The Springs Wildlife Preserve

Departure times: 10 am, 11 am, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm

(departure from the lobby 15 minutes before each tour)

In conjunction with the MINAE (Ministry of the Environment and Energy) we operate a preserve for Costa Rican wildlife that has either been confiscated from poachers or donated by other private preserves or individuals.

We currently care for:

  • Pumas (Puma concolor)
  • Ocelots (Leopardus pardalis)
  • Margays (Leopardus wiedii)
  • Kinkajou (Potos flavus)
  • Grey Foxes (Urocyon cinereoargenteus)
  • Capuchin Monkeys (Cebus capucinus)
  • Spider Monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi)
  • Common Marmosets (Callithrix jacchus)
  • Pacas (Cuniculus paca)
  • Crocodiles (Crocodylus acutus)
  • Two-toed Sloths Choloepus hoffmanni)
  • Keel-billed Toucans (Ramphastos sulfuratus)
  • Black-mandible Toucans (Ramphastos swainsonii)
  • Wild Pigs (Tayassu tajacu)


Consider our Sister Property Peace Lodge at La Paz Waterfall Gardens