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Rotterdam Zoo

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Address: Blijdorplaan 8, 3041 JG Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Fantastic day out

Not far from the city itself, easily accessed by public transport or taxi. Expansive and well lad out, with lots of different animals to see. Not very expensive for what you get... read more

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not far from the city itself, easily accessed by public transport or taxi. Expansive and well lad out, with lots of different animals to see. Not very expensive for what you get to see. There is a butterfly enclosure you can walk through and outside it were information on all the different species there. Enclosures were well maintained and the... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great day out. Unfortunately we came close after opening hours and a few animals were still sleeping (like the arctic fox) or not out of their cages (like the polar bears, mama hippo and new born baby hippo, gorillas ). The habitats are beautiful and you can easily spend a whole day here. Bring your own picknick and drinks so... More 

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Thank EgyptAndSummer
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Massive zoo that is packed with animals. Polar bears, gorrilaz and tigers are examples. The zoo is on the outter skirts of rotterdam. You can get the 44 bus to the zoo. 10 min walk from rotterdam central. Oh and 22 euros, cant really complain the park itself is huge.

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Thank oli_armstrong
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This zoo has many sorts of animals. Their aquatic animals are beautifully portrayed in the large aquariums. Certainly a good place to take your partner or your family. There are also accommodations to have lunch or breakfast.

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Thank NaderMa
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here last week. It was so much bigger than we expected. There is two sections to the zoo with the aquarium separate, there is lots to see and do and lots of walking. We did take the train around the zoo which was one euro per person one way, this really should be included in the ticket price!... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They renovated a lot of habits some years ago. This really improved the zoo! You can see many animals, in beautiful habits.

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Thank Stephan V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the oldest zoo's in the netherlands. In the indoor water continent Oceanium you take a trip on the seabed and along coastal areas. Let yourself be surrounded by fast sharks and curious turtles or stand eye to eye with the playful sea lions, perky penguins, floating stingrays and many more coastal and ocean dwellers .

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Good way to spend a day in Rotterdam with kids or if you like animals. We booked online to get a small discount and planned out day on the website. Nice large zoo and good enclosures for the animals. Big variety and zoned into continents. Lots of indoor activities so if the weather is poor some places to retreat from... More 

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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

What a wonderful way to spend the afternoon in Rotterdam. Easily accessible by public transport, as well as walking from the Central Station (signposted along the route). You purchase your ticket from a little booth and then it is scanned further inside at a kiosk where you get handed a map. The map is in Dutch but it has pictures... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Blijdorp is one off the finest zoological gardens in Europe. Modernised, well equiped and a balanced variety of animals from parts of the world. You can enjoy a very special birdshow, not only with raptors but beautifull red and blue parrots as well. Amazonica is a tropical butterfly house. Blijdorp has many special animal shelters. A great day and a... More 

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