Conservation in Action

"Alouatta Sanctuary is a wildlife rehabilitation, research, and education center devoted to conserving Panama's wildlife."

Protected Wildlife Habitat

"We are strategically located to provide important habitat for exotic birds, primates and other rare and diverse flora and fauna."

Shared Residents

"Our rehabilitation programs provide a second chance for orphaned or injured howler monkeys and other wildlife in need..."

Conservation Research

"Our research programs work to improve primate rehabilitation techniques and inform tropical forest conservation decisions...."

Help Sustain our Future

"Visit us to learn about the many wild plants and animals that share the sanctuary and how we can work together to help sustain healthy rainforests."


A multifaceted conservation approach.


Explore. Learn. Grow. Help make a difference.


Interns & volunteers are welcome at Alouatta Sanctuary.


Experience the impact of wildlife conservation first-hand.


Learn what we offer during a day visit at Alouatta Sanctuary.


We offer a host of opportunities to make your visit special.

Situated on the 4,000 Ha Batipa Peninsula, Alouatta Sanctuary is a pristine ocean side paradise composed of diverse rainforest and mangrove habitat that forms the beginning of the Gualaca Altitudinal Biological Corridor. Our mission is to protect native wildlife populations while creating unique opportunities for visitors to learn about tropical forests and enact positive environmental and personal change. Come visit us! Explore. Learn. Make a difference.


Alouatta Sanctuary

A Positive Experience for All

Students and visitors may have opportunities to learn about primate rehabilitation and go on nature walks with staff primatologists.  The resident wild animals of the sanctuary and surrounding areas are quite flirtatious. Opportunities to photograph exotic birds, primates and other rare and diverse flora and fauna abound.