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Zoologico de San Martin

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Cool Little Zoo!

Nice way to spend an afternoon! My girlfriend and I decided to rent bikes in Banos and biked out to... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2018
Great to see the animals of the forest

Takes about a good hour or longer. It is a lot bigger than you might think. You will get some good... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
Joel C
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San Martin, Banos 010151, Ecuador
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Larger than we expected and well kept zoo. Animals and exhibits were well looked after. the Monkeys were a hit with the little ones as usual and it has a great photo spot of the Rio Verde Gorge that in itself is worth the price...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ryvanarsdale
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Nice way to spend an afternoon! My girlfriend and I decided to rent bikes in Banos and biked out to this Zoo! Would definitely recommend!!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank MelvinMeander
Reviewed 24 May 2018

The zoo was big and with a variety of animals we have never seen before. It shows the animals behaving in their habitat as each of them have a huge space assigned for them. By the parking lot there is another area like aquarium where...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Traveler1549
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Takes about a good hour or longer. It is a lot bigger than you might think. You will get some good exercise as well, as there are a lot of stairs. The animals seemed well cared for. A good place to see Andean Condors. Though...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Joel C
Reviewed 20 March 2018

This little zoo is small but has a location on a mount,lots of stairs.it has a birds enclosure,loads of parrots,loras,even an owl! My favorite ones are mammals,adorable monkeys,tapirs,Galapagos tortoise,and others.The beautiful scenery of mountains,so much for only $3!,

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Florence A
Reviewed 2 January 2018

The facilities are too small for some of the animals and birds, especially the eagles, condors, bears and large cats. It was sad to see the condor walking in circles in a small enclosure. Also very sad to see a big tiger and bear pacing...More

Date of experience: December 2017
4  Thank andreaB2853IR
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We had a pleasant time here. It's nothing fancy. Just a relaxing time with some cool animals. Make sure you take the 30 minute walk from town. There's some super cool river gorges near the zoo.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Brandon8080
Reviewed 4 July 2017

It was interesting to see exotic animals but all the animals looked so sad. I really felt bad for all of them. All the animals needed more space.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Sandritaa8
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went to the zoo, after having our expectations on developing-world zoos turned on it's head by the zoo in Cali, Colombia (which was excellent for a developing country standards, and on par with several North American zoos). Unfortunately the zoo in...More

Date of experience: March 2017
6  Thank RobbH204
Reviewed 25 February 2017

A very nice place you can see the wildlife close enough clean affordable and safe. Take some water it gets hot depends of the time you visit.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank carrasroc
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