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Furesa Fundacion Refugio Salvaje

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Great zoo

It is a zoo in 40 min. drive from San Salvador. Quite big area, animals have plenty of space to... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2017
Arkady L
El Salvador
Superb zip line experience!

I have zip lined in several countries and have over 100 lines under my belt and Furesa is among my... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Amber A
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Km. 34.5 Carretera a Jayaque | Las Granaditas, La Libertad, El Salvador
+503 2347 9300
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Reviewed 25 December 2017

It is a zoo in 40 min. drive from San Salvador. Quite big area, animals have plenty of space to move, better than other zoo's I've visited. Among animals there are hippos, lions, tigers, pumas, jaguars, leopards, monkeys etc. There is a white lion and...More

1  Thank Arkady L
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I have zip lined in several countries and have over 100 lines under my belt and Furesa is among my very favorites! It has a great mix of long lines and fast lines, all with beautiful views. The best part is that most of the...More

Thank Amber A
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We had heard you could take pictures with baby tigers....WE DID!!! I will say I think it's a bit unfair for a tourist has to pay more than a resident. But I get it.....it's going to the zoo. We got to see lions and tigers...More

1  Thank ikarli
Reviewed 8 March 2017

FURESA is an amazing zoo with lots of beautiful animals and really fun activities to do like the zip line wich I totally recommend. The place is full of trees, lagoons and amazing views and all animals are in really good shape.

2  Thank Rena3A
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The place is about 40/45 minutes out of town on the Santa Ana road. Road is a little rough for the last few kilometres. Admission is around $10 for Salvadorans & $25 for foreigners & cost is well worth the admission. Place is clean, spacious...More

1  Thank Bolulu
Reviewed 13 January 2017

This is a nice place to for families with young children. fees are $20 for a non-Salvadorean resident and $10 for Salvadoreans, believe me is worth the drive. They also have Zip Line. This Animal refuge actually takes care of the animals in captivity. They...More

Thank carlos s
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I went to this with three friends while visiting from the USA. We went on the extreme zip line adventure that is located at the same location. Well worth it as you zip line across three times in front of beautiful waterfalls.

Thank Kerry S
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This place is up in the mountains, roads are bad but worth the trip. fee is $20 for a non-Salvadorian resident and $10 for Salvadorians. I visited with my brother las week, lots of uphill walking, if you don't like to walk you can rent...More

Thank Giovanny R
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Today was the second time I visited this place and I am happy I did. This time I brought family and friends with me, and they all loved it! We got there like at 11am (lucky us that our company has a good discount with...More

1  Thank carlosvirgilioa
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Worth visiting. The zip lining was fun and the park is beautiful. There are plenty of animals to see and walking around the park was nice.

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