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#1 of 69 things to do in Kristiansand Features Animals
Dyreparkveien 1, Kristiansand 4636, Norway
+47 970 59 700
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It's an amazing zoo, compared to many other countries. Have here been several times, last visit was... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2016
Kristiansand, Norway
via mobile
Lots of things to see, a lot of fun for children and adults

Dyreparken has a lot of different activities that it's worth checking out. Aside from looking at... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2016
Karoline R
Kristiansand, Norway
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Kristiansand Dyrepark is the number one tourist attraction in Norway, attracting close to 1 million visitors each year. It consists of more than 150 different animal species, entertainment, shows, amusement park as well as a seperate water park called Badelandet.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Dyreparkveien 1, Kristiansand 4636, Norway
+47 970 59 700
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Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

It's an amazing zoo, compared to many other countries. Have here been several times, last visit was in March. We were immensely lucky, as all the Nordic animals were out and about. It's a bit expensive but so worth it. I recommend bringing a lunch...More

Thank PickyWaiter
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Dyreparken has a lot of different activities that it's worth checking out. Aside from looking at exotic animals you can go for rides and play games at the "båtbassaren". There are also rides other places in the park. There are lots of different restaurants and...More

Thank Karoline R
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Very Nice and funny for adults and children. A lot of animals such as Giraffe, Lions, Tigers, Wolves, Muusse, monkeys, birds

Thank Sergio C
Reviewed 22 March 2016

I and my boyfriend usually go to this lovely place 3- 4 times a year. it's so nice to go there, there are so many different things you can enjoying all day.This zoo is the heart of Kristiansand, you just have to experience it yourself:...More

Thank mingalaba2015
Reviewed 16 March 2016

A LOT of animals you will find here. And a lot of amusements. This is a great park for people in all ages, and it is big, so one day is not enough. It is a clean park, and there are many restaurants inside. The...More

Thank Chilli302
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Perfect mix of Zoo and amusement park, plenty of food outlets and entertainment for the kids and childish parents. The Zoo is the least expensive and big enough for becoming perfectly exhausted and ready for a good meal and overnight stay inside park or the...More

Thank Vessel56
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This is Norway`s best attraction for children. And when the children iare OK, so are the grown ups. Here are a lot of different animals, including lions, tigers, cheetas. In addition several different attractions, plus resturants.

Thank jonasg
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Dyreparken has animals, rides, rope climbing activities and multiple play areas throughout the park that is all included in the price. Surprisingly, it was more than just animals and our children always ask to go back. We stay at the Scandic hotel immediately beside the...More

Thank Jayce3
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Pros: A day spent in Dyreparken is always a perfect day. Any day of the year, and especially in the summer when the amusement park is also open. There is something for all ages. A beautiful park, wonderful zoo , and an ok aqua and...More

Thank Almira J
Reviewed 10 February 2016

If you come to Norway and you have kids, you must visit Kristiansand, where there is a great place for families with kids, small and little ones. There are so many atractions for whole family that you will need more and more time to use...More

Thank Joanna R
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how do you get from the cruise port to the park with public transportation. Also, would a taxi be too expensive?
12 February 2015|
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Response from Hautom | Reviewed this property |
Hi The main taxi stand and busterminal is about 10 minuts from, cruise port, so that should be a breeze. A taxi would probably cost around 250 NOK. It´s about 15 minutes with taxi, depending on the traffic. You can also... More