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Tropiquaria Zoo

#3 of 4 things to do in Washford Features Animals
Washford Cross, Washford, Watchet TA23 0QB, England
+44 1984 640688
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Gone down hill

This Zoo had gone down hill. The animal enclosures are overgrown. Stinging nettles in many. I hope... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Marie L
West Sussex, United Kingdom
via mobile
this zoo should have only certain times when its opened.

It is really a basic zoo, don't get fulled by the photos up here. In my opinion, it should be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
1 week ago
“Worth a visit ”
3 weeks ago
“Quirky little gem ”
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 17:00
Washford Cross, Washford, Watchet TA23 0QB, England
+44 1984 640688
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This Zoo had gone down hill. The animal enclosures are overgrown. Stinging nettles in many. I hope that the animals are being looked after as they should be. This place has so much potential. To revive it to how it use to be.

Thank Marie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is really a basic zoo, don't get fulled by the photos up here. In my opinion, it should be opened only on certain times as it needs to be maintenant and cleaned for the people as well. The animals looked ok but i think...More

Thank TrullyBizzaar
smudgesmate, Owner at Tropiquaria Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for identifying the toilet paper situation at the time. Interestingly there was only one cubicle without, which seemed to be someone taking it to stock up the caravan, we replace at one third or below, so that on quiet...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is definitely worth a visit as it isn't your normal type of zoo,you are allowed to walk around at your own pace exploring everywhere, decent cafe to with baby changing facilities.

1  Thank adamskiigoodwin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved it, like most of the contributors I agree the animals are exceptionally well looked after by knowledgeable and caring staff. There is no doubt that money is spent on the animals not the aesthetics! If you're looking for a traditional almost clinical zoo...More

2  Thank Branny21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just home on 8/5/17 from tropicquaria on a family afternoon out. Really enjoyed this quirky attraction. We read mixed reviews beforehand and so were well aware that it wasn't massive, it was in an old listed building and prices were a little dear. Going in...More

2  Thank Cliodhna E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tropiquaria is quirky. Once you understand that fact you'll love it and will be compelled to return! It might not be the flashest venue but the animals are clearly the priority rather than making a profit. In the two years since our last visit we...More

2  Thank KatThom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A gem of a find and well worth a visit. Part zoo, part rescue centre, part aquarium with plenty to see and do. Funded purely by the admission fees and cafe takings, the animals clearly come first and are beautifully looked after. The animal encounters...More

2  Thank Lyn S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner brought me a half day zoo keeper experience here. You can get very close to the animals and the staff are passionate about what they do and very knowledgeable. I would recommend this attraction to anyone.

3  Thank berts02
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an utterly disappointing visit. Spent £34 on a family ticket. We had walked round, looked at each animal, played in 2 play areas & eaten our picnic WITHIN 90 MINUTES. Not value for money at all. Went to watch the gibbons get fed....pointless. The...More

Thank Kim B
smudgesmate, Owner at Tropiquaria Zoo, responded to this review

1. You re-entered the zoo and asked for an email address in the shop - the shop manager was not on site and is not always available on demand when asked for. Had you made it clear that you were concerned about animal welfare a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's not an all singing and dancing modern zoo but that doesn't detract from the kiddies enjoyment one bit. A good selection of animals and facilities, lots of opportunities to handle animals or see them being fed, friendly staff and fantastic playgrounds (worth going for...More

1  Thank Tweezeandbubble
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Don K
how much is it to get in for people over 60 please
21 April 2017|
Response from smudgesmate | Property representative |
If eligible for state pension £8.75, if not £10.25.
Christine W
We have some in a wheelchair. Is it diabled friendly?
30 July 2016|
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Response from smudgesmate | Property representative |
In fact the pirate play area is wheelchair accessable if you ignore the steps (the original BBC steps from the 1930s and approach via the agouti enclosure or through the gardens to the East of the entrance. The only area... More
Can I pay the entrance fee by credit card?
30 May 2016|
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Response from smudgesmate | Property representative |
Yes of course any of the ones normally acceptable within the UK