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Address: Calle 77 68-40, Barranquilla 080014, Colombia
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+57 5 3600314
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Small zoo but great place to see !

The zoo is small but you can go and see a variety of animals, I went with my son he was 3 at the time and he enjoyed a lot !! That a sea lion, elephant, lion, monkeys and other... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 April 2016
sila32
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newton, nh
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Bogota, Colombia
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131 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Really nice place to spend time and know more about nature and everything, try to visit early becouse the temperature in Barranquilla is quite high and you will not enjoy the visit as you must

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Thank Carlos M
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

You can tell they need to better take care of their animals, they look malnutritioned and depressed, very small cages and the background music gets on your nerves, can imagine why the animals look so bad if they need to listen to that music all day long...

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newton, nh
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

The zoo is small but you can go and see a variety of animals, I went with my son he was 3 at the time and he enjoyed a lot !! That a sea lion, elephant, lion, monkeys and other kind of animals, there is small cafe that you can eat ( I did not try the food ).

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Thank sila32
Tres Rios, Costa Rica
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

The whole place is entertaining enough for young children, the animals looked a bit sad if anything, specially the elephant but overall it's a quick visit that the young ones will like.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Go early if you are not a family though- because it fills up with lots of families with small children! Some of the exhibits were empty or being revamped- but we enjoyed what we did see and even though it is a small zoo- it was just enough for us to spend a few hours waiting for our hotel room... More 

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Thank Laurianna H
alexandria, virginia
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172 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

It was a very nice afternoon. A shaded walk in the zoo provided for a calming stroll within the city. We were there about two hours. lions, bear, monkies, birds, reptiles, . An eatting area also inside the zoo.

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Bogota, Colombia
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28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

This is a small zoo but setup nicely. Could use more shade and greenery in the elephant and lions enclosure also refresh the water in the turtles and camine enclosure. Entrance charge is 11,000 peso Adults and children, 9,000 pesos adults 60 years and over.

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Thank BogotaJim
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

The zoo is small but very interesting. It's great for kids because animals walk around like iguanas, peacocks, monkeys. You can actually get very close to the animals. You can walk it very quickly if time is tight or take your time and enjoy. I love it there and so do the kids.

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Thank Sebstefsash
Barranquilla, Colombia
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23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

The Barranquilla Zoo has been here for many years, and shows it's age. But, it is being modernized, slowly. It is a privately own zoo and depends on donations. But for a visitor to B'quilla it is a fine place to visit.

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Thank Chip W
New York
2 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Being from New York maybe I'm spoiled but I am very aware of what malnutritioned animals (very skinny animals) look like in small cages. I loved to see the animals but it made me sad to see their environment the white tailed deer was even injured hopping around on 3 legs, the manatee had died, the monkeys had more space... More 

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