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Polar Park

Features Animals
Bonesveien, 9360, Norway
+47 77 18 66 30
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Worst Zoo Ever !

I've been to over 100 zoos around the world, this is the worst designed and run zoo I've ever seen... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
A great stop over visit

Polar Park is the world's northernmost animal park and is home to Norway's wildlife such as bears... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Paranaque, Philippines
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The world's northernmost zoo, where you can experience the big predators of the arctic: Brown bear, lynx, wolf and wolverine. There's also moose, red deer, reindeer, musk ox and polar fox. During the summer we also have domesticated animals and birds, and attractions like zip lines, boulder park, barbeque areas and fishing spots. There's also a cafe, kiosk and gift shop. Adapted for the disabled. Polar Zoo is open all year.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“arctic fox” (9 reviews)
Bonesveien, 9360, Norway
+47 77 18 66 30
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

I've been to over 100 zoos around the world, this is the worst designed and run zoo I've ever seen. You need to walk, no, hike for ages Down a steep hill then up another steeper hill along very muddy paths, just to see less...More

1  Thank Grenzologist_Sydney
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Polar Park is the world's northernmost animal park and is home to Norway's wildlife such as bears, wolves, wolverines, foxes, deer, elk, and reindeer. The highlight of our visit was the Wolf's Kiss activity where we went inside the area of the wolf to get...More

Thank DuchessDiaz
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We arrived at 11.30, easy to find due to sign posting. Big car park. Cafe with hot and cold food, also had a BBQ at lunch time. Lots for children to do, lambs to be petted. Two zip wires! Animal pens nice and big for...More

Thank Rita B
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We accidentally came across the park while on our Scandinavian trip. It was a great experience, we enjoyed it very much. The weather was great, but they closed quite early despite the long days

Thank Zita O
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We have had a great experience visiting this rather humble place although we did not get to see all animals (wolverine died and most of the foxes as well). But we did however get to play with goats, pigs, sheep and it was a good...More

Thank Paulus T
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We visited Polar Park specifically to see the wolves, and we were not disappointed! It was a wonder moment in my life, sitting on the side of a mountain in gently falling snow while patting wolves and listening to them howl. We also saw deer,...More

Thank Danielle E
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We drove almost three hours down from Tromso to visit the Polar Park yesterday. It was a complete waste of time. Shortly after buying our admission tickets, we were approached and told that the park was temporarily closed and that no-one could enter - we...More

7  Thank IceniCharles
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Travelled here from Tromso. It was snowing when we arrived but the lynx, wolves and bears were in good view. The wolf visit was beyond excellent; an experience of a lifetime. To hear them howl feet away from you was incredible. We had time to...More

Thank Mandles2014
Reviewed 22 February 2017

My wife and I visited Polar Park from Abisko in Sweden. It was a 2 hour drive (we had a hire car) and it was well worth having the car if you are comfortable driving on snowy/icy roads in often poor conditions. We had booked...More

4  Thank IanSkellern
Reviewed 13 February 2017

You get a handy map when you arrive, unfortunately they didn't have any foxes and wolverines at the time I visited, but the bears were awake and I could see all the other animals, there is a small shop and a café onsite, entrance fee...More

Thank Martina1888
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19 March 2017|
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Response from erincunningham26 | Reviewed this property |
We got the bus from Tromso visitor centre. About 3 hours each way.