Parque Reptilandia information
Lonely Planet review
A worthwhile diversion is the aptly named Parque Reptilandia, located 10km outside of Dominical in the town of Platanillo. If you’re traveling with kids who love slick and slimy reptiles, or you yourself just can’t get enough of these prehistoric creatures, don’t miss the chance to get face to face with Costa Rica’s most famous reptiles. The animal park is home to everything from alligators and crocodiles to turtles and poison-dart frogs. Our favorite section is the viper section, home to such infamous critters as the deadly fer-de-lance. For an added bonus, stop by on Friday for feeding time – we promise you won’t be disappointed.