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Burgers' Zoo and Safaripark

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Closed Now: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Dont miss the aquarium!

Nice zoo whit lots to see. We liked the new mangrove area with lots of butterflies and manatees... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Heilig Landstichting, The Netherlands
Travel around the world in one day!

This Zoo has more than one century, ist big, has several environments (savana, tropical florest... read more

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On March 31, 1913, Faisanterie Buitenlust, the forerunner of the current modern animal park Burgers' Zoo, opens its doors to the public for the first time. Since its foundation by Johan Burgers, the first owner and the one who named the animal park...more
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Antoon van Hooffplein 1, 6816 SH Arnhem, The Netherlands
+31 26 442 4534
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice zoo whit lots to see. We liked the new mangrove area with lots of butterflies and manatees. The aquarium is quite spectacular, very large with lots of different fish and a large shark tank.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TerLaan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Zoo has more than one century, ist big, has several environments (savana, tropical florest, desert, aquarium) and lots of animals and plants. No polar bear, no eagels and hippopotamus, for exemple but you don't miss it. Has several places to eat and rest during...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank PatriLou
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really impressive environments and a great collection of animals. The mangrove was a magical experience.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Alice S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a week day in January. We thought it would be nice to avoid the crowds. They were doing a lot of construction, which is fine, but they closed paths without pointing alternatives. Also outside construction areas, paths were closed and it was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Marta S
Reviewed 7 February 2019 via mobile

With the four large covered biotopes, this is the perfect zoo for a rainy day visit. Especially the Bush with its numerous hidden passages lends itself to hours of exploration. The Bush restaurant has lots of tasty lunch and coffee options.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Hans H
Reviewed 1 January 2019

Being covered for the larger part, worth a visit even in wintertime. Besides the elephants , zebras and hippo's were outside. It was inside rather cold, not tropical warm, so most animals kept on hiding. But still, fun to walk. Just for the record, can...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ger G
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

I want with my husband and our baby, she was so fuzzy and crying and I was told to take her to the aquarium and she will calm, truly she did calm as soon as we got there watched the fishes and slept peacefully. It...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Abigail A
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere in the different zones they built gave a feeling you were in a different part of the world every hour

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Twillink
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Great zoo. We spent interesting and just amazing day there as you can visit different worlds: desert, mountains, ocean, rainforest.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Svetochka85
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

A beautiful day and time to see the dinosaurs. Burgers zoo has deployed 50 dinosaurs around the zoo and it was great fun and sometimes a bit scary finding them and sometimes bumping into them while not expecting it;-)) A really good idea it certainly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Peter S | Reviewed this property |
Near the entrance. Go ahead past the penguins slightly to the left (not to the right from the entrance, which leads to the children's restaurant and playgrounds) and they're on your left.