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Address: Washford Cross, Washford TA23 0QB, England
Phone Number: 01984 640688
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Great zoo

This zoo is great for kids has lots to mdo including a private ship castle and a puppet show. The animals are really well care for and it's great to get so close to them. We had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Great place to visit,me and the whole family love it. We normally visit around three/four times a year. Have not been for a while due to injury at work.

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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This zoo is great for kids has lots to mdo including a private ship castle and a puppet show. The animals are really well care for and it's great to get so close to them. We had a wonderful time.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

My family and I visited Tropiquaria today and, at first glance, we wondered if we'd taken a wrong turn and stumbled upon Banksy's Dismaland! The building itself is in serious need of some restoration, both externally and internally. It all looks a bit tired and dated, and the toilets, in particular, could be better - I suspect they have been... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Took the grandkids, used a groupon voucher so very reasonable priced with 3 children, weather was terrible but plenty inside to see, so ideal, when it did stop raining went out, to the outside enclosures, would have been lovely if dry for a picnic, we instead used the indoor play area, to eat, and found the food very reasonable priced... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Took my daughter here today with a friend and her kids. Had a Groupon coupon which was fortunate as I dont think its worth the full ticket price. We had a nice day, there was a puppet show for the kids and they got to hold a snake and a lizard. And they also enjoyed playing on the outdoor and... More 

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Kent
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Like some other reviewers, we were dubious about visiting this attraction, based as it is in a depressing looking ex-BBC Transmitter Station. We live nearby and have often driven by and wondered but had never visited. However, the need to keep the grandchildren occupied during a recent stay with us, coupled with wet weather, led to our deciding to visit.... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

What a dump this place has turned into, car park full of puddles the depth of lakes, the building that used to be beautiful is run down and dilapidated on the outside, and stinks of stale animal urine on the inside, everywhere outside is rutted, covered in filthy red mud that doesn't come out of your clothes or has mould... More 

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smudgesmate, Owner at Tropiquaria Zoo, responded to this review

Another one which just doesn't add up - financially or in matters of time. But first our car park - Yes we are very sorry you are right, it is in a truly atrocious state, and we are very sorry. So sorry in fact that we are considering legal action against the company who are building the roundabout outside and... More 

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14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

A family run zoo for familys thay cater for all ages and even allow teenagers to take part in keeper for a day witch is brilliant for work experiance. My teenager did keeper for a day and is now in collage training to work eith animals. It truely is an inspireing zoo and the staff are all freindly and only... More 

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We went not expecting much because we'd read some of the negative reviews but we were really impressed. Our toddler loved it, loads of animals to look at - she loved the fish tanks and getting a closer inspection of a snake - and brilliant areas to run around in and play. We appreciated the picnic area too. we had... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We haven't been for a number of years, so we were impressed with the level of investment in the place. The animals were clean and healthy and judging by the successful conservation program in progress, they must be happy too. The zoo keepers were all very friendly and polite and knew a lot about the individual characters within the zoo.... More 

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