If you are interested in the regular visit to the Sloth Sanctuary, please contact the tour desk at the Gamboa Rainforest Resort at 507.314.5028 or send an email to  tourdesk@gamboaresort.com 

You can also make reservations online:   Sloth Sanctuary & Nature Labs 

All tours are guided from Tuesday through Sunday;

at 10:30 a.m.; 11:30 a.m., 2.30pm and 4pm   

Fee: Adults $US20.00, Children under 12 years $10.00 (Pay directly to the Resort.  Part of proceeds from this visit are to support APPC Wildlife Rescue Program).

For your safety and for the health of the animals,  visitors are NOT allowed to touch or hold sloths.


  • All participants must be at least 12 years of age.
  • Only registered and paid participants are allowed into the rescue center. 
  • Participants will not be able to hold the animals. 
  • Each visit date has a maximum of 5 people.
  • We suggest wearing comfortable closed-toe shoes. We DO NOT recommend wearing flip flops or sandals.
  • Please be aware that, due to the limited availability, visits are difficult to be rescheduled. If participants do not show up or are more than 30 minutes late to their scheduled, we reserve the right to cancel the visit.
  • Gamboa Resort passes, royal cards, coupons, discounts, or other offers cannot be applied to this visit.
  • We cannot guaranty requests for custom dates/times. The dates and times will be propose by APPC according to the visitors request.  
  • Please note that visits can only be reserved directly with APPC.  

If you are interested in a special visit to APPC Wildlife Rescue Center, please send us an email.  All visit have to be coordinated with 72 hours in advance.  Access to our main facilities is limited to groups from 2 to 5 people each visit.  Because of the nature of the visit, all participants must be at least 12 years of age.  For these visit we ask for a minimum donation fee of $US120.00 for two visitors (For additional participants we ask for a minimum donation of $US55.00 per additional person).    

In this special and unique visit, you will be able to see some of our rescue animals, including orphaned baby opossums, sloths, owls, among others.  All of proceeds from this special visit are to support our Wildlife Rescue program. 

Each visit takes approximately 1 hour and begin with a brief talk focusing on wildlife rescue, rehabilitation and conservation. Participants will by allow to enter the rescue center with the exception of some restricted areas.  For your safety and for the health of the animals,  participants will NOT be able to hold any wildlife.

*Spots are very limited and must be reserved in advance.  Please send us an email showing your interest in visit our facilities with a brief explanation on why you will like to do it.  We will get back to you with all the information you need to coordinate your visit. 

Please, be aware that this visit can only be coordinated directly with the APPC via email to mail@gamboawildlifecenter.org   We reserve the right to reschedule or cancel the visit at any time.