The Ara Project is a Costa Rican licensed, government-supervised, conservation organization operated by the non-profit organization Asociación El Proyecto Ara. Its primary purpose is focused on reintroducing the macaws to their former ranges, throughout much of Costa Rica.
The project is professionally staffed, open to the public and welcomes visitors and volunteers, to tour its breeding and release centers. Visits are from 3:00pm to 5:30pm with a reservation. For reservations please email email@example.com, or for Punta Islita call 8351-7849 and for Manzanillo call 8971-1436.